Recreational Program Information

DC Stoddert Soccer’s Recreational Program is offered each fall and spring for players from Pre-K through 12th grade.  

  • Spring 2020 games will begin on March 28 and run through June 13
  • Most games are on Saturdays (some older teams may have Friday evening games), and most teams practice on weekdays or Sundays
  • A wide variety of fields around DC and close-in Maryland are used for practices and games
  • Coed teams available from Pre-K through 12th grade (coed teams are often mostly boys, especially above 2nd grade)
  • Girls teams available 1st grade through 12th grade
  • Rec soccer is a team-based program featuring volunteer coaches and promoting fun, teamwork, and the love of the game
  • Coaches are provided with free training and equipment
  • Weekly session plans are provided to coaches
  • A range of supplemental programs are also available for interested players

Team Size Parameters for Rec Soccer

Age Game format Ideal size Max size
Pre-K Plus 4 x 4 (single game) 6-8 8
Kinder 4 x 4 (single game) 6-8 8
1st 4 v 4 (single game) 6-8 8
2nd 5 v 5 (dual games)* 12-14 14
3rd 7 v 7 11-14 14
4th 7 v 7 11-14 14
5th 9 v 9 13-16 16
6th 9 v 9 16-18 18
7th 9 v 9 16-18 18
8th 9 v 9 18 20
HS 11 v 11 * 22 22+
* may be adjusted based on roster size

RECREATION REGISTRATION

Registration for Spring 2020 Rec is open now. For questions about volunteering or starting new teams, please contact Rec Program Director Justin Wilt.