2024 Recreational Soccer Program

Open to Players Ages 4-14

Join our vibrant U7-U14 program, part of the Portland Youth Soccer Association (PYSA). We offer separate boys and girls teams, tailored to your child’s school grade. Typically, we field teams for 1st to 8th graders.

We also have an exciting Pre-K/Kinder program for little ones.

Fall Season

  • Important Dates

    • May 27, 2024 – Registration Opens for Players & Coaches
    • August 11 – Team Registration Deadline
    • August 18 – Team Rosters Finalized / Welcome Emails Sent
    • August 22 – Coaches Night at Smith Elementary
    • August 25 – Practice Schedules Announced
    • First Practices – Week of September 2
    • Early-September – Game Schedule Released
    • Last practices – Week of October 21
  • Cost

    • Fee is $125.
    • A sibling discount of $50 will apply to those registering more than one child.
  • Practices

    • Teams practice 2 nights a week; either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, based on the coach’s preference..
  • Practices will generally be held at local school fields and parks, with exact locations TBD (pending PYSA field allocations).

Spring Season

  • Important Dates

    • Early Jan: Registration opens for players and coaches
    • March 4: Teams registration deadline
    • April 6: Season starts
    • May 18: Season ends
  • Cost

    • Fee is $75. 
    • A sibling discount of $50 will apply to those registering more than one child.
  • Practices

    • Spring Rec season is games only, on Saturdays. There are no weekday practices.
  • Game schedule and field locations are provided by PYSA but are generally on local PPS and Portland Parks fields.

Team Size

  • U7 (1st Grade): Ideal Roster 10 Players / Max Roster 12 players

  • U8 (2nd Grade): Ideal Roster 12 Players / Max Roster 14 players

  • U9 / U10 (3rd / 4th Grade): Ideal Roster 12 Players / Max Roster 14 Players

  • U11 / U12 (5th / 6th Grade): Ideal Roster 14 players / Max Roster 18 Players

  • U13 / U14 (7th / 8th Grade): Ideal Roster 16 Players / Max Roster 18 Players

Note that a specific teams roster size can be higher than the max, but must be agreed upon by the head coach

Uniforms

  • Green Foothills Jersey

    (Only available at Tursi Soccer on SW Canyon.)

  • Black shorts (purchase anywhere)

  • Black socks (purchase anywhere)

  • Please equip your player with:

    • Cleats
    • Shinguards & Socks
    • Ball – All Foothills players will be given a ball for the Fall season.
    • Water Bottle (player’s name/phone number written legibly in Sharpie)
  • Foothills SC players receive a 15% discount on all purchases made at Tursi Soccer.

Game Format

Age Group Game Ball Size Time (mins) Goals Field Size (yds) Goalie
U7 3v3
2 games
#3 40 Pop-Ups 30×20 No
U8 4×4
2 games
#4 40 Pop-Ups 40×30 No
U9 U10 7v7
1 game
#4 50 6’x18′ 55×40 Yes
U11 U12 9v9
1 game
#4 60 8’x24′ 70×50 Yes
U13 U14 11v11 #5 70 8’x24′ 110×70 Yes

Coaches

  • Coaches are the heart of our Rec soccer program, and we always need enthusiastic volunteers! When registering your player, please consider signing up as a volunteer coach. We’re especially eager to welcome more women into our coaching community. Join us and make a difference today!

Competitive Spirit. Community Soul.