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
2018/2017 (Age 2-3) U4 Mini Kickers
2016/2015(Age 4-5) U6 Future Stars 
2014-2002 (Age 6-18) U7 to High School
 

Recreation League

Players born in 2014 to 2002 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

 

2021 Spring Recreation Soccer League

registration is now open!

Spring Recreation Season Dates

February 22nd - First Week of Practice

March 13th - First Game
March 20th - Game Day
March 27th - Game Day

April 3rd - No Games 
April 10th - Game Day 
April 17th - Game Day 
April 24th - Game Day
May 1st - Rain Make Up
May 15th - Spring Recreation Tournament

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

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 the 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 - 7  Game Days
- 9 Practice Weeks 
- 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 - 7  Game Days
- 9 Practice Weeks 
- Referee for every game
- Rec Tournament (Spring Only)

 

Jersey/Uniform
AC Sandhills provides 2 Jerseys for all recreation players. Due to Covid 19 shortening our spring season, we will continue to use the 19/20 season jerseys for this upcoming year.  New players this season should contact the ACS office for jerseys.
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

*It may be necessary to make adjustments to the number and length of practice sessions based on health and safety concerns.

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 and Goalie Training
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 - October 2nd - 23rd from 5:15pm - 6:15pm at the Morganton Road Sports Complex.

 

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

 

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.


 

 
 

U6 Future Stars

For players born in 2015 or 2016. 

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


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

 

Cost: $75
 

Spring Dates

 

Saturdays:
March 20th
March 27th

April 3rd - NO FUTURE STARS
April 10th

April 17th

April 24th

May 1st  Rain Make Up Date 

 

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

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.
 

 

U4 Mini Kickers

Practice Days
Tuesdays,Wednesdays or Thursdays

at 4:00 pm or 

Wednesdays at 9:30 am

Sessions run 45 minutes

Practice Location

Morganton Road Sports Complex

100 Fire Ln, Southern Pines, NC 28387

Cost: $60

Spring Dates

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

        

Tuesdays:      March 9, 16, 23, 30

                       April 13, 20

Wednesdays: March 10, 17, 24, 31

                      April 14, 21

Thursdays:     March 11, 18, 25

                       April 1, 15, 22 

                 

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 & 2018

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

 

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