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REC Program Info- Spring 2023

Eaglet Academy U3/U4 Co-ed (born 1/1/2019-4/15/2020)

Course Description: The Eaglet Academy is our introductory course for young players beginning their soccer journey. An experienced instructor introduces the basic ABC's- Agility, balance, and coordination skills in fun-focused environment. Players discover their first relationship with the ball in seven, half hour courses.  

Included:

  • 7 sessions on Saturdays starting 4/15*;
  • End of the season-closing ceremonies and awards;
  • Technical, operational, and administrative support;
  • Coaches with USSF Grassroots licenses or working towards Grassroots licenses; criminal background checks, and Safesport certification.
  • Club Team Snap account
  • Club insurance
  • Program t-shirt
  • Cost: $105
  • Payment Methods: cash, check, credit card, Zelle, 3 month payment plan available 
  • Discounts:
    • Early Bird- ends 1/31: 10% (code: Spring23)
    • Sibling Discount: 20% (discount applies only to other FCD 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 2022 season), soccer ball- $20 (players take home after the season), 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

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Micro Academy U5-U6 Co-ed (born in 2017 & 2018)

Course Description: The Micro-Academy is for boys and girls of all skill levels. The focus for players in this age group is on playing in small-sided games in a fun, social environment. The emphasis is on playing based on the philosophy that the game is the best teacher. 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 pre-travel ADAP program starting in the Fall 2023 season

Included:

  • 7 weeks Saturday Rec. Jamboree games starting 4/15*;
  • 6 weeks of Friday Free Play starting 4/14*;
  • End of the season-closing ceremonies and awards;
  • Coaches with USSF Grassroots licenses or working towards Grassroots licenses; criminal background checks, and Safesport certification
  • Technical, operational, and administrative support;
  • Club TeamSnap account
  • Club insurance
  • Practice t-shirt
  • Cost: $145
  • Payment Methods: cash, check, credit card, Zelle, 3 month payment plan available 
  • Discounts:
    • Early Bird- ends 1/31: 10% (code: Spring23)
    • Sibling Discount: 20% (discount applies only to other FCD REC programs)

Not included: Uniform Kit ($40 not including tax)**; VYSA fees $10 (if not paid in the Fall 2022 season), Fairfax County Field User Fees: in-county ($8.00/player); out-of-county ($30.00/player); soccer ball- $20 (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. 

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REC Academy U7-U9 Co-ed (born 2014-2016):

Course Description: The REC Academy is for boys and girls of all skill levels. Players are introduced to the FC Dulles REC Curriculum with an emphasis on the development of fundamental technical skills of dribbling, passing and receiving, and shooting and fundamental tactical phases of attacking and defending through small-sided games. 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 (coaches are referees) in our REC Jamboree. During the first couple of sessions, advanced players- prospective travel players- are identified to enter our pre-travel ADAP program to prepare them for Spring tryouts for travel team forming for the Fall 2023 season. 

Included:

  • 7 weeks Saturday Rec. Jamboree games starts 4/15*;
  • 7 weeks of practice* (1x/week) starts 4/10;
  • 6 weeks of Friday Free Play* starts 4/14);
  • End of the season-closing ceremonies and awards;
  • Coaches with USSF Grassroots licenses or working towards Grassroots licenses; criminal background checks, and Safesport certification
  • Technical, operational, and administrative support;
  • Club TeamSnap account
  • Club insurance
  • Practice t-shirt
  • Cost: $175
  • Payment Methods: cash, check, credit card, Zelle, 3 month payment plan available 
  • Discounts:
    • Early Bird- ends 1/31: 10% (code: Spring23)
    • Sibling Discount: 20% (discount applies only to other FCD REC programs)

Not included: Uniform Kit ($40 not including tax)**; VYSA fees: $10 (if not paid in the Fall 2022 season), Fairfax County Field User Fees: in-county ($8.00/player); out-of-county ($30.00/player); soccer ball- $20 (players take home after the season), extra FC Dulles practice shirts ($15/ea), and player's equipment including, soccer cleats (highly recommended), shin guards (required), and water bottle. 

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Suburban Friendship League (SFL)

Course Description: Players in our SFL age groups 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 age groups are developed in accordance with our REC Curriculum for SFL players ages U10-U19. SFL 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 teams play 8 games on Saturdays against clubs local to Northern Virginia. 

Age groups:

  • U10/U11 (born 2012-2013)
  • U12/U13 (born 2010-2011)
  • U14 (born 2009)
  • U15/U16 (born 2007-2008)
  • U17-U19 (born 2004-2006)

Age groups U10/U11-U12/U13 will be coed unless we have enough female players to form girls only teams. Age groups may be combined depending on # of players registered and available coaches. In certain circumstances, players may be placed in our REC Academy House program.

Included:

  • 8 Saturday League games (4 home/4 away) in SFL* starting 4/15;
  • 7 weeks of practice* (2x/week) starting week of week of 4/10;
  • Coaches with USSF Grassroots licenses or working towards Grassroots licenses; criminal background checks, and Safesport certification
  • Technical, operational, and administrative support;
  • Club TeamSnap account
  • Club insurance
  • Practice t-shirt
  • Cost: $195
  • Payment Methods: cash, check, credit card, Zelle, 3 month payment plan available 
  • Discounts:
    • Early Bird- ends 1/31: 10% (code: Spring23)
    • Sibling Discount: 20% (discount applies only to other FCD REC programs)

Not included: Uniform Kit ($60 not including tax)**; VYSA fees $10 (if not paid in the Fall 2022 season), Fairfax County Field User Fees: in-county ($8.00/player) out-of-county ($30.00/player), Club soccer ball ($25) , Fall 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.

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*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 purchased online at PJs Sports (instructions and purchasing link provided in registration confirmation email. SFL players are required to purchase the SFL Adidas uniform kit which includes a home and away jersey, shorts, and socks. Please note: Players who purchased uniforms for the Fall 2022 season are not required to purchase a new uniform kit unless needed. 

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