Recreational Soccer

CUBS logo_IN COLOR

What is Recreational Soccer?


Recreational Soccer is a program that is primarily devoted to the enjoyment and development of youth soccer players with out the emphasis on traveling or high level competition. These teams are selected regardless of the player’s abilities or skills and are instead based on who their friends are or where they go to school. Recreational teams are coached by motivated and approved parents who undergo background checks.

Puma FC is committed to providing the best tactical and overall athletic development for each individual player while offering players, their families and coaches an enjoyable soccer experience. We are dedicated to helping players reach their full potential while fostering a love of the game.

JOCO Soccer League powered by Puma FC

The JOCO Soccer League Powered by Puma FC provides the community with a recreational soccer program for children aged 3-14 (8th grade). Programs will run on Saturday or Sunday at Heritage Soccer Park through 4th grade and both Heritage and Stump Parks for 5th-8th grade in fall and spring. Additional indoor programming will also be offered over the winter months.

The league's philosophy is to enrich the youth of our community through the game of soccer while enhancing the social skills and team play in a fun and exciting environment. We want to lower the boundaries and engage with as many young players as possible.

This program will truly put the player first. We have created a developmentally appropriate environment which helps foster a player's love for the game and put that above anything else. Soccer professionals from Puma FC will be hands on within the program to ensure continued development for all.

For more information contact our Puma FC Recreational Director Dave Driscoll at david@pumafc.org

  • Feb 5

    Registration deadline for JOCO Soccer League grades 1st-8th

  • Feb 26

    Registration deadline for JOCO Soccer Kindergarten League

  • Mar 5

    Registration Deadline for JOCO Soccer CUBS Kickers

  • Mar 8

    Practice begins for JOCO Soccer League grades 1st-8th

  • Mar 20

    League games start for JOCO Soccer League grades 5th-8th

  • Mar 27

    League games start for JOCO Soccer League grades 1st-4th

  • Apr 3

    Programs start for JOCO Soccer Kindergarten League and CUBS Kickers

Spring 2021 League information By Grade & Age:

CUBS kickers (3-5 year olds)

CUBS Kickers is an entry level soccer program for 3-5 years old that creates a safe and fun environment for children to learn the foundations of soccer and foster a love for the game.

  • SIX 45 minute sessions on a Saturday morning at Heritage Soccer Fields
  • 30 minutes of fun games followed by 15 minutes of mini scrimmages
  • Puma FC led sessions with the support of parent volunteers
  • Low child-to-coach ratio
  • Age appropriate curriculum developed by Puma FC
  • Players will need a size 3 soccer ball
  • Sessions will start the weekend of April 3rd
  • $75 registration fee- T-Shirt included

Registration deadline March 5, 2021

JOCO Soccer Kindergarten League (5-6 year olds)

The kindergarten program aims to develop the players soccer foundation skill set and knowledge. A more game like environment is introduced to build understanding of the game and introduce competition.

  • SIX 25 minute games (12 min halves) including 20 minute practice
  • 4v4 game format (no goalkeepers)
  • Throw-ins, corner kicks, and a build out line
  • Coaches allowed on the field
  • Parent coaches (full practice curriculum provided by Puma FC)
  • Player will need a size 3 soccer ball
  • Practices will start the week of March 8th
  • Games start the weekend of April 3rd
  • $70 registration fee
  • + $18 jersey fee

Registration deadline February 26, 2021

JOCO Soccer 1st-2nd grade League (6-8 year olds)

The goal of the 1st-2nd grade program is to foster a more competitive and game-like environment while still putting player development first.

  • EIGHT 40 minute games (18 min halves) with 15 minute practice
  • 5v5 game format (including a goalkeeper)
  • Throw-ins, corners kicks, and a build out line
  • Coaches allowed on the field
  • Parent Coaches (full practice curriculum provided by Puma FC)
  • Players will need a size 4 soccer ball
  • Practice will start the week of March 8th
  • Games will start the weekend of March 27th
  • $81 registration fee
  • + $18 jersey fee

Registration deadline February 5, 2021

JOCO Soccer 3rd-4th grade League (8-10 year olds)

The 3rd/4th grade league will transition to a bigger field, with additional players, and offsides is introduced.

  • EIGHT 50 minute games (25 minute halves)
  • 7v7 game format (including a goalkeeper)
  • Throw-ins, corners kicks, and a build out line
  • Games played at Heritage Soccer Fields
  • Parent Coaches (full practice curriculum provided by Puma FC)
  • Players will need a size 4 soccer ball
  • Practice will start the week of March 8th
  • Games will start the weekend of March 27th
  • $81 registration fee
  • + $18 jersey fee

Registration deadline February 5, 2021

JOCO Soccer 5th-6th Grade League (10-12 year olds)

  • EIGHT games played (30 min halves)
  • 9v9 game format (including goalkeepers)
  • Games played at both Heritage Soccer Park and Stump Park
  • Parent coaches (full practice curriculum provided by Puma FC)
  • Player will need a size 4 soccer ball
  • Practices will start the week of March 8th
  • Games start the weekend of March 20th
  • $86 registration fee
  • + $18 jersey fee

Registration deadline February 5, 2021

JOCO Soccer 7th-8th grade League (12-14 year olds)

  • EIGHT 70 minute games (35 min halves)
  • 11v11 game format (9v9 may be necessary if registrations can't support 11v11)
  • Games played at both Heritage Soccer Park and Stump Park
  • Parent Coaches (full practice curriculum provided by Puma FC)
  • Players will need a size 5 soccer ball
  • Practice will start the week of March 8th
  • Games will start the weekend of March 20th
  • $86 registration fee
  • + $18 jersey fee

Registration deadline February 5, 2021

  • Feb 5

    Registration deadline for JOCO Soccer League grades 1st-8th

  • Feb 26

    Registration deadline for JOCO Soccer Kindergarten League

  • Mar 5

    Registration Deadline for JOCO Soccer CUBS Kickers

  • Mar 8

    Practice begins for JOCO Soccer League grades 1st-8th

  • Mar 20

    League games start for JOCO Soccer League grades 5th-8th

  • Mar 27

    League games start for JOCO Soccer League grades 1st-4th

  • Apr 3

    Programs start for JOCO Soccer Kindergarten League and CUBS Kickers