Players Born in 2017
Program Description: First Kicks is OSU’s Active Start program.
Players will be introduced to the fun and exciting sport of soccer through physical literacy, technical development, fun games and structured play.
Year-End Festival: scheduled as the last activity for the summer season. Details will be sent to you directly
Spring Recreational Program information:
Days & Locations:
For the Spring season, we will attempt to mirror the Summer program as close as possible pending program enrollment and facilities utilized. A detailed program schedule will be provided to you in advance of our start date.
Summer Recreational Program information
Days & Locations:
Below you will find the planned fields during a normal summer season, which are subject to mergers or changes depending on enrollment. OSU will do our best to have you placed at the field closest to your home, whenever possible
- Andy Shields (Greely)
- Berry Glen Park (Barrhaven)
- Centennial Park (Manotick)
- Earl Mulligan Park (Barrhaven)
- Kilbirnie Park (Barrhaven/Half Moon Bay)
- Leitrim Park (Findlay Creek)
- Spratt Park (Riverside South)
Saturday Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM (U3) or 10:00-11:00AM (U4-U5) ** note - times may be adjusted depending on enrollment
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday Time: 5:15 or 5:30PM start - we may offer both a 5:15 & 6:15/6:30 class at a particular field, depending on enrollment
Fall Recreational Program information:
Dates: September 15 - October 31
Locations: Barrhaven/Manotick/Riverside South area
Exact field & time allocations will be communicated to you in advance of our start date.
Target Team Size: 8-10 players
Format: Boys & girls together
Parents on Field: Yes
Twice a Week Option: Players have the option of registering for both Saturday and Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday Sessions.
Early BirdEnds April 15
Begins April 16
|Once a Week||$140||$180|
|Twice a Week||$240||$280|
Parents to Provide:
Program Coordinator: Craig Stead
Coaching: OSU youth staff coaches & volunteers - with parents help on the field
Friend & Field Requests: Yes
1st email to parents (program info): 3-4 weeks prior to start date
2nd email to parents (field & team info): 1 week prior to start date
Sessions are 60 minutes in length with 45 minutes of active participation and include components of physical literacy, technical development, fun games and structured play in conjunction with the OSA’s Long-Term Player Development (LTPD) model.