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ACS
Recreation Soccer

AC Sandhills invites you to join our Recreation Soccer League. Recreation means that this league is for every type and level of player, from beginner to experienced, come play Soccer here in the Sandhills. Our League 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:

Birth Year             Program
2017/2016 (Age 2-3) U4 Mini Kickers
2015/2014 (Age 4-5) U6 Future Stars 
2012-2001 (Age 6-18) U7 to High School
 

Recreation League

Players born in 2013 to 2001 can join a team, practice during the week and compete on Saturdays with their team in league play.

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

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.

Recreation Sponsors

Seven Lakes Family Dentistry • Sandhill Signs • BB&T •
Clubhouse Properties Pinehurst St. Andrews  • Dunkin' • International Sports and Music Project
San Felipe Mexican Restaurant • Clean Juice • Convention & Visitors Bureau • Wedgies
Sizzlin' Steak or Eggs • Lee Electrical Construction • Hampton Inn & Suites •
TownePlace Suites by Marriott • Kirk Tours & Limousine • 1st Commercial Regional Leasing
U.S. Kids Golf at Longleaf • Burn Boot Camp • Stifel Investment Group •
Carthage Insurance Agency • Rick Saunders Orthodontics • Southern Pines Parks and Recreation
Aberdeen Parks and Recreation • Pinehurst Parks and Recreation • Dick's Sporting Goods •
Cactus Creek Coffee • Burley-Stroker Chiropractic • Dugans Pub

2020 Spring Registration Open now!

Spring Season

Mar. - May

 

2020 Spring Recreation Soccer League

Important Dates
Fee goes up $10 - February, 10 2020
Teams Contacted - After February 10th, 2020
Gear Up Saturday
@ Dick's Sporting Goods
 - February 22, 2020 
Fee goes up $25 - February 17, 2020


Evaluation Days - U10 Boys, U12 Boys, U12 Girls, U15 Boys, [U15 Girls Eval. has been Canceled]
Feb. 17th through Feb. 20th

Fall Recreation Season Dates

Feb. 24th - First Week of Practice
March 14th - 1st Game Day
March 21st - 2nd Game Day
March 28th - 3rd Game Day 
April 4th - 4th Game Day 
April 6th to 12th - Spring Break (No Soccer)
April 18th - 5th Game Day 
April 25th - 6th Game Day
May 2nd - Rain Make Up Date
May 16th - Recreation Tournament

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

Morganton Sports Complex (Field Map)
100 Fire Ln, Southern Pines, NC 28387


U6 Future Stars will have their sessions at Aberdeen Elementary Field

Aberdeen Elementary Field
503 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen, NC 28315
Directions to Field: Aberdeen Elementary Field



 

U7 / U8 Divisions - $95
- 2 Jerseys
White(Home) Jersey & Orange(Away) Jersey
- 6 Game Days
- 9 Practice Weeks (1 Practice a week)
- Referee for every game
- Rec Tournament (Spring Only)

U10 to High School Divisions - $95
(U10, U12, U15, & HS League)

- 2 Jerseys
White(Home) Jersey & Orange(Away) Jersey
- 6 Game Days
- 9 Practice Weeks (2 Practices a week)
- Referee for every game
- Rec Tournament (Spring Only)

 

Jersey/Uniform
AC Sandhills provides 2 Jerseys for all recreation players
1 White (Home) Jersey / 1 Orange (Away) Jersey

 

Recommended Uniform:
1 Soccer Shorts - Black
1 Pair Soccer Socks - Black
1 Pair of Shin Guards (Socks must cover shin guards completely)
1 Pair of Soccer Cleats (No metal studs allowed)

 

Practices
U10 to High School Division:
Practice 1 hour / twice a week

U7 and U8 Division:
Practice 1 hour / once a week.

 

Practice Days and Times are chosen by the coach. Please make sure to indicate your preferred practice time and day when registering for Fall Recreation Soccer.

All Recreation Players U10 and older are eligible to attend Free Play Fridays

Free Play Fridays
Low stress time for players to play soccer.

 

Small sided games will take place every Friday 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.

Free Play Fridays will take place every Friday starting March 14th at 6pm.
 

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

Age Verification
This season no player will be added to a roster without proof of age, this can be a Birth Certificate or other legal document. Proof can be uploaded to the Stack Sports Website when registering or presented to AC Staff. You may also submit a Birth Certificate to info@acsandhills.com.

Team Allocation
AC Sandhills believes in promoting a fun environment for soccer that is inviting to all levels of player. To achieve this goal for the Spring recreation season we are putting together a player evaluation day for U10, U12, & U15 age groups. These are not tryouts and players are encouraged to come and have a fun day of small sided games and scrimmages. ACS Staff and Recreation Coaches will distribute players to teams.

 
 

U6 Future Stars

For players born in 2015 or 2014. 

3 Sessions available:
9 Am, 10 Am or 11AM


Location: Aberdeen Elementary Field
503 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen, NC 28315Directions to Field: Aberdeen Elementary Field

 

Cost: $75
 

Fall Dates
March 14th - Play Date
March 21st - Play Date 
March 28th - Play Date
April 4th - Play Date 
April 18th - Play Date
April 25th - Play Date 
May 2nd - Play Date 

 

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 is provided and set up by AC 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.
 

 

U4 Mini Kickers

Practice Time
4pm, Sessions run 45 mins

 

Practice Days
Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

Practice Location

Morganton Road Sports Complex

100 Fire Ln, Southern Pines, NC 28387

Cost: $60

Spring Dates

Monday Sessions

March 16th, 23rd, 30th
April 13th, 20th, 27th

 

Tuesday Sessions
March 17th, 24th, 31st
April 14th, 21th, 28th


Morning Session - Wednesdays at 9AM
March 25th
April 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th
May 6th

Wednesday Sessions 
March 18th, 25th
April 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Thursday Sessions
March 19th, 26th
April 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th

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 2017 & 2016

Soccer balls and equipment is provided and set up by AC 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