This instructional soccer program is designed to acquaint young boys and girls with the game of soccer, learning basic fundamentals such as kicking, passing, throw-ins, positioning and rules. A schedule is established only for the purpose of control. Standings will not be kept in this division. This league will play most games at the Swift River fields with a few games scheduled in South Hadley and Granby. This program is developed to assure that each player benefits from participation and has fun! Everyone who is registered by the deadline date will be placed on a team. The season runs for approximately six weeks beginning early April through late May. This is an entry level program to introduce the very basics of the sport to girls and boys with the emphasis on fun.
Volunteer coaches and assistants will be needed to run this program.
This program is open to residents of Belchertown and school choice students.
Depending on coaches availability, teams may have an opportunity to have practice during the weekdays.
The start of this program will be determined by the weather and field conditions.
KINDERGARTEN division is co-ed (must be currently attending kindergarten or 5 years of age before September 1, 2022) Most games are scheduled on Saturdays & Sundays.
1st & 2nd DIVISION -Most games are scheduled on Saturdays & Sundays. Pending the number of participants registered, divisions will be broken by gender and grade level.