Grassroots/REC Program Info- Spring 24 (Outdoor)

Eaglet Academy U4 Co-ed (born between January 1, 2020-April 1, 2021). Players must be 3 years old prior to the start of the season.

Course Description: The Grassroots/Eaglet Academy is our introductory course for young players beginning their soccer journey. An experienced instructor will lead the group and introduce the basic ABC's- agility, balance, and coordination skills in seven, fun-focused, half hour sessions. Players will be introduced to their first relationship with the ball and begin discovering the magical game of soccer. The Eaglet Academy typically meets on Saturday mornings starting April 6. 

Included:

  • Seven (7) sessions (1/2 hour in duration) on Saturdays starting 4/6*;
  • End of the season-closing ceremonies and awards;
  • Access to the club's TeamSnap account for scheduling and notifications. 
  • Program t-shirt
  • Session dates* (Saturday mornings): 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18 (closing ceremonies).
  • Make-up date: June 1*
  • Cost: $105
  • Discounts:
    • Early Bird- ends 3/15: 10% (code: Spring24)
    • Sibling Discount: 20% (discount applies only to other FCD Grassroots/REC programs)

Not included: Fairfax County Field User Fees: in-county ($8.00/player); out-of-county ($30.00/player), VYSA Fee $10 (if not paid in the Fall 23 season), soccer ball- $20 (players take home at closing ceremonies on the last day), extra FC Dulles practice shirts ($15/ea), and player's equipment including soccer cleats (highly recommended), shin guards (not needed for Eaglets), and water bottle. 

Register Here


Micro Academy U5-U6 Boys & Girls (Born between Jan. 1, 2018-Dec. 31, 2019)

Course Description: The Grassroots/Micro-Academy is for boys and girls of all skill levels. The focus for players in this age group is on playing small-sided games in a fun, social environment learning basic movement skills, directional play, elementary attacking and defensive principles of play, basic dribbling and passing skills and first touch/ball control skills. The program utilizes the Play/Practice/Play format in alignment with the US Youth Soccer's Grassroots and FC Dulles curriculum. Coaches run small-sided games, 3 v 3 or 4 v 4, in forty-five minute sessions in our Free Play sessions on Friday, and our REC Jamboree Sessions on Saturdays. Over the course of the season, advanced players are identified as prospective players and invited to our travel program starting in the Fall 2024 season

Included:

  • 7 weeks Saturday Rec. Jamboree games starting 4/6*;
  • 6 weeks of Friday Free Play starting 4/5*;
  • End of the season-closing ceremonies and awards;
  • Coaches with USSF Grassroots licenses or working towards Grassroots licenses; coaches have undergone criminal background checks, and Safesport certification;
  • Club TeamSnap account
  • Practice t-shirt
  • Session Dates: 
    • Friday Free Play* (Friday nights): 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10. Make-up dates*: 5/17, 5/31
    • Saturday REC Jamboree* (Saturday mornings): 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18. Make- up dates*: 6/1, 6/8.
  • Cost: $155
  • 2 month installment payment plan available 
  • Discounts:
    • Early Bird/return player discount- ends 3/1: 10% (code: Spring24)
    • Sibling Discount: 20% (discount applies only to other FCD REC programs)

Not included: Uniform Kit ($65)**; VYSA fees $10 , Fairfax County Field User Fees: in-county ($8.00/player); out-of-county ($30.00/player); soccer ball- $25 (players take home after the season), extra FC Dulles practice shirts ($15/ea), and player's equipment including soccer cleats (highly recommend), shin guards (required), and water bottle. 

Register Here


REC Academy U7-U9 Boys & Girls (born 2015-2017):

Course Description: The Grassroots/REC Academy is for boys and girls of all skill levels. Players are introduced to the FC Dulles REC Curriculum with an emphasis dribbling, passing and receiving, and shooting/finishing skills. Basic tactical phases of attacking and defending are introduced through small-sided games in our Play-Practice-Play format. Players will meet 3x/week over seven weeks for a training session on Monday nights, a free play session on Friday nights, and an in-house competition (REC Jamboree) on Saturdays in our REC Jamboree. It is during these sessions that we begin to ID players to play on future FC Dulles travel teams.

Included:

  • 7 weeks Saturday Rec. Jamboree games starts 4/6*;
  • 7 weeks of practice* (1x/week) starts 4/1;
  • 6 weeks of Friday Free Play* starts 4/5);
  • End of the season-closing ceremonies and awards;
  • Coaches with USSF Grassroots licenses or working towards Grassroots licenses. Coaches have undergone criminal background checks, and Safesport certification;
  • Access to the club's TeamSnap account for schedule and notifications'
  • Practice t-shirt;
  • Session Dates: 
    • Practice* (1x/week on Monday nights): 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 2/29, 5/6, 5/13. Make-up dates*: 5/20, 6/3
    • Friday Free Play* (1x/week on Friday nights): 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10. Make-up dates*: 5/17, 5/31
    • Saturday REC Jamboree* (Saturday mornings): 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18. Make- up dates*: 6/1, 6/8.
  • Cost: $175
  • 2 month installment payment plan available 
  • Discounts:
    • Early Bird/returning player discount- ends 3/1: 10% (code: Spring24)
    • Sibling Discount: 20% (discount applies only to other FCD Grassroots/REC programs)

Not included: Uniform Kit ($65)**; VYSA fees: $10 (if not paid in the Fall 23 season), Fairfax County Field User Fees: in-county ($8.00/player); out-of-county ($30.00/player); soccer ball- $25 (balls are distributed at the end of the season at the last session), extra FC Dulles practice shirts ($15/ea), and player's equipment including, soccer cleats (highly recommended), shin guards (required), and water bottle. 

Register Here 


SFL- Suburban Friendship League (soon to be NCSL-R) 

Description: Players in our SFL (NCSL-R) age groups (U10-U19) play competitive games with referees against other clubs in the area. Players are grouped into teams with a coach whose primary responsibility is to create a fun, social environment to learn the game of soccer. Players in the SFL (NCSL-R) age groups are developed in accordance with the FC Dulles Grassroots/REC Curriculum in conjunction with US Youth Soccer's Play/Practice/Play format. SFL (NCSL-R) teams will have practices 2x/week with an emphasis in the younger age groups on technical skill development (dribbling, passing & receiving, and shooting, individual defending and attacking, and in the older groups more of an emphasis on team tactical phases i.e. attacking, defending, transitional play). SFL (NCSL-R) teams play 8 games on Saturdays against clubs local to Northern Virginia. 

Age groups:

  • Boys U10/U11 (born 2013-2014) Open 
  • Boys U12 (born in 2012) Open
  • Boys U13 (born in 2011) Open
  • Boys U14 (born 2010) Open
  • Boys U15/U16 (born in 2008 & 2009) Waitlist
  • Boys U17-U19 (born in 2005, 2006, & 2007) Waitlist
  • Girls U10/U11 (born 2013-2014) Waitlist
  • Girls U12 (born in 2012) Waitlist
  • Girls U13 (born in 2011) Waitlist
  • Girls U14 (born 2010) Waitlist
  • Girls U15/U16 (born in 2008 & 2009) Waitlist
  • Girls U17-U19 (born in 2005, 2006, & 2007) Waitlist

Age groups listed above as wait list will only move forward if there are enough players to form a team. A $50 deposit is required to hold a spot on the wait list and will be refunded in full should the age group not have enough players. If there are enough players an invite will be sent by March 1 to join the team and complete registration and payment. The $50 deposit will be credited to the registration fee.

Included:

  • 8 Saturday League games (4 home/4 away) in SFL* starting 4/6;
  • 8 weeks of practice* (2x/week) starting week of week of 4/1;
  • Coaches with USSF Grassroots licenses or working towards Grassroots licenses and have undergone criminal background checks, and Safesport certification;
  • Access to the club's TeamSnap account for scheduling and notifications. 
  • Red practice t-shirt
  • Cost: $195
  • 2 month installment payment plan available 
  • Discounts:
    • Early Bird/returning player discount- ends 3/1: 10% (code: Spring24)
    • Sibling Discount: 20% (discount applies only to other FCD REC programs)

Not included: Uniform Kit ($95)**; VYSA fees $10 (if not paid in the Fall 23 season), Fairfax County Field User Fees: in-county ($8.00/player) out-of-county ($30.00/player), Club soccer ball ($25), Post season REC tournament: approx. $40-$50/player (if playing), extra FC Dulles practice shirts ($15/ea), and player's equipment including soccer cleats, shin guards, and a water bottle.

Register Here  


*Weather permitting and the fields are open and playable. Schedule subject to change depending on # of registrants and coach and field availability. Due to time constraints, there are no make-up sessions. Canceled SFL games may be re-scheduled depending on coach and field availability.

**Uniform kits to be distributed at the first practice sessions. Please note: Players who purchased the royal blue FC Dulles Grassroots/REC uniform kit in a prior season are not required to purchase a new uniform kit unless needed. For returning SFL players, if using a uniform from a previous season please input that number on the player form during registration. Otherwise, jersey #s will be assigned.