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ACS
Recreation Soccer

AC Sandhills invites you to join our Recreation Soccer Program. Recreation means that this program is for every age  and level of player, from beginner to experienced, to come play Soccer here in the Sandhills. Our program is all about learning the game, developing skills, and having fun. We have a place for any player between the ages of 2 and 18.

 

**Schedules and dates are subject to change based on guidelines set by our state and local governments.

Birth Year             Program
2020/2019 (Age 2-3) U4 Mini Kickers
2018/2017(Age 4-5) U6 Future Stars 
2016-2005 (Age 6-18) U7 to High School

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Recreation League

Players born in 2015 to 2003 can join a team, practice during the week and compete on Saturdays with their team in league play.

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Under 6 Soccer

Future Stars will run, jump, turn, and kick their way through a fun program designed to teach players all the fundamental skills of soccer

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Under 4 Soccer

This program teaches the key building blocks of soccer in a fun stress-free environment. Introduces basic agility, balance and dynamic movement.

2021/2022 Recreation Sponsors
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Contact ACS at 910-944-9042 for information about becoming a recreation sponsor for the 2022/2023 season.
 

2022 FALL Recreation Soccer League

Dates

Practices start the week of August 22nd

Games start September 10th
 

Location
All games for U7 through the High School Divisions will be held at the Morganton Sports Complex located at 100 Fire Lane in Southern Pines.

 

U7 / U8 Divisions 

- Minimum of 6 Game Days
- 9 Practice Weeks; Practice 1 hour/once a week

- Referee for every game
- Rec Tournament (Spring Only)

U10 to High School Divisions 

- U10, U12, U15, & Coed HS League
- Minimum of 6 Game Days
- 9 Practice Weeks;  Practice 1 hour/twice a week

- Referee for every game
- Rec Tournament (Spring Only)

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Jersey/Uniform
AC Sandhills provides 2 Jerseys for all

recreation players.  
1 White (Home) Jersey / 1 Orange (Away) Jersey

Fall jerseys will be used for the spring season.
 

Recommended Uniform:
1 Soccer Shorts - Black
1 Pair Soccer Socks - Black
1 Pair of Shin Guards (required)

(Socks must cover shin guards completely)
1 Pair of Soccer Cleats (No metal studs allowed)

 

FREE PLAY FRIDAYS!

Low stress time for players to play soccer.

 

Small sided games will take place every Friday during the recreation season for all eligible players. Coaches are encouraged to come and facilitate games but this will be a time for players to play. No coaching allowed.

Open for all Recreation Players from U10 and older.
(If a U8 player would like to attend Free Play Fridays please contact AC Sandhills)

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Registration

- $100 until July 15th

- $110 July 16th - August 15th

- $120 After August 15th

 

Age Verification
This can be a birth certificate or other legal document.  Proof can be uploaded to TeamSnap when registering or presented to ACS Staff. You may also submit a birth certificate to info@acsandhills.com.  If the players's age was verified in a past season, please contact ACS to confirm.

 

ACS REFUND POLICY 

A full registration refund or credit will be issued if requested at least 10 days prior to the start of the first practice, minus a $15 administrative fee.  After the season has started, a credit or refund may be considered by the Director of Soccer on a case-by-case basis, minus the $15 administrative fee.

 
 
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U5/U6 Future Stars   (For players born in 2017 or 2018)

Future Stars is a program for U6 players as part of the AC Sandhills recreation soccer program, the focus is on player development and creating a fun environment for players to experience the game of soccer.

Players will work on
- Agility
- Running
- Jumping
- Ball Control
- Kicking

Future Stars will run, jump, turn, and kick their way through a fun program designed to teach players all the fundamental tools they need to one day be a star player.

60 min Sessions on Saturdays

Soccer balls and equipment will be provided and set up by an ACS Staff Coach.

What to Bring

Players should wear athletic shoes and clothes, cleats not required, but all players need to wear shin guards. Also make sure to bring lots of water to stay hydrated.
 

Fall Dates

 

Saturdays:

September 17 & 24

October 1,15, 22, & 29

Rain Date - November 5

 

* Dates and schedules for our fall recreation programs are subject to change based on our state and local guidelines.
 

 

3 Sessions Available:
9 AM, 10 AM or 11 AM


Location: Aberdeen

 

Cost: $80 

    
 

 
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U3/U4 Mini Kickers    (For players born in 2019 & 2020)

U3/U4 Mini Kickers is a program for AC Sandhills youngest recreation players. The program is designed to prepare players to progress to U6 Future Stars after they turn 4 years old and teaches the key building blocks of soccer.

 

Players will work on:

- Dribbling with the ball & Changing Directions

- Stopping the ball

- Kicking the ball 

 

Because agility, balance and quickness are key aspects of soccer, the Mini Kickers program also introduces players to basic agility like jumping, running sideways, backwards, and balance on one foot. Most of all players have fun in this stress-free sports environment.

Program available for players born in 2019 & 2020

Soccer balls and equipment is provided and set up by ACS Staff Coach.
Players should wear athletic shoes and clothes, cleats and shin guards not required.
Also make sure to bring lots of water to stay hydrated.

All participants will receive a Mini-Kickers T-Shirt

 

Fall Dates

Mondays: September 12, 19, 26

                 October 3, 17 24     

Tuesdays: September 13, 20, 27

                 October 4, 11, 18    

                  

Wednesdays: September 14, 21, 28

                       October 5, 12, 19

                                             

Thursdays: September 15, 22, 29

                   October 6, 13, 20

                   

Fridays:  September 16, 23, 30

               October 7, 14, 21      

                                    

                 

* Dates and schedules for our fall recreation programs are subject to change based on our state and local guidelines.

Program Days 
Choose the day/time best for you.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at 4:00 pm or 

Wednesdays or Fridays at 9:30 am

Sessions run 45 minutes

Location:

Aberdeen


Cost: $65