Practice Field Signup for Recreational Teams

For the fall season, practice fields are available for teams U8 (Second Grade) and older. The signup will start on Thursday, August 27 at 10am. Practice will start the week of September 7. A link to a list of available fields and times is below.


To sign up, click here. (

Practice field assignments are done on a first-come first-serve basis, so if you want a certain field -  be ready at 10AM. If you are not able to do the signup at 10AM have someone else on your team do it for you. 

Each team will initially be allowed one one-hour slot per week. Once every team who wants a slot has one, there will be a secondary signup for teams that want additional time.


Neighbors of the Palisades and Shepherd fields are given preference at those fields. In order to get preference, you must register in advance using this form:

You must register by Sunday, August 23 at 6pm in order to be considered.

To view a list of available fields and times, Click Here.  Note that field availability changes frequently in the run-up to the season.


To register, you must use one of the following browsers:

  1. Chrome
  2. Internet Explorer version 10 or greater
  3. Firefox 3.6 or greater
  4. Safari 4 or greater


The sign-up form is hosted by Google. On March 13, Google announced a security issue with their site and restricted access from certain browsers until the issue is resolved. 

 Full details of the issue are here:

Three Simple Things You Can Do to Help Improve Access to Fields

It's simple, but it bears repeating: in order to have games and practices we need fields. The greatest threat to our access to fields -- especially high-quality, conveniently-located fields -- is the behavior of our members. Please remember to:

1. Park legally and considerately.

2. Take your trash home with you.

3. Leave your dog at home.Stoddert rules prohibit pets anywhere on the property at all practices and games.

Field Advocacy
Vice Chair Nick Keenan testifies at D.C. Council Committee Hearing on Athletic Fields & Permitting Procedures

DC Stoddert Soccer Vice Chair Nick Keenan recently testified before the Committee on Transportation and the Environment regarding a public oversight roundtable convened by D.C. Councilwoman Mary Cheh and Councilman David Grosso regarding the District's Department of Parks and Recreation’s permitting program for use of athletic facilities by residents and non-residents.