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Recreational Soccer Programs

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Real Colorado offers more ways for your young soccer player to grow their love of learning and playing the game than any other club in our State. Our recreational soccer program offers something for every player, from the 3 year-old just starting out to 10 year-olds and older who want to grow through advanced skills training and Colorado Youth Soccer league play. With a 25 year heritage of developing youth soccer players in fun and challenging programs, Real Colorado has a place for every player. Below you’ll find our offerings by age group.  Parents, please note that the “U” before the age stands for “Under” and there is a birth date, schedule and fees chart for your reference at the bottom of the page.

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Spring 2018 Season Info:

Dates:

  • Practices begin the week of March 12 on whichever night your team practices.
  • First game is on March 17 and will go thru May 12.
  • Cubbies will start April 7th and run through May 12 on Saturdays only.

Locations:

  • Games are primarily in Highlands Ranch with some games in the Parker and Lone Tree area.

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Programs by Age Group

U4 - Cubbies

REAL Colorado’s Cubbies program is an innovative, interactive program for kids ages 3 to 4 that introduces them to the enjoyment of soccer through child-friendly themes and play. This program meets once a week for 45 minutes and is offered over a six week season in the spring and fall. Come out and join us as we teach the basics of soccer while we play Cookie Monster, Red Light Green Light and Pick up the Laundry. Click here to read Cubbies Program Information and for questions, please contact Sara Connolly at SaraC@realcolorado.net

 

U5/U6

This program is designed to offer young players the opportunity to discover soccer as a fun and exciting sport.  Games are played 3v3 for U5 & U6 on small fields with small goals and no goalkeepers. The focus is on developing comfort with the ball, encouraging players to take chances on the field, and learning the dynamics of a team sport.  For more information, please contact Sara Connolly at sarac@realcolorado.net.

  • U6 Recreational with Advanced Training Sessions (ATS)This exciting option for our aspiring young talents will bring our players in contact with some of the best coaches and advanced trainers at Real Colorado. In addition to their regular practices with their volunteer coach, the ATS Program offers 5 advanced training sessions with a skills coach to challenge the player with advanced training ideas and concepts.
  • What is the ATS Program?
    • The ATS program is a weekly Advance training program that is available to 2012 birth years.
    • Focus will be on technical training and individual player development as well as developing players’ confidence in an exciting and fun training environment with our Real Colorado staff coaches and skills trainers.
    • ATS is a separate program from your player’s team practices. Players sign up individually not as a team.
    • Dates: Mondays – March 26th to April 23rd
    • Times:
      • U6 (2012): 5:50pm – 6:45pm
    • Location: TBD
    • Cost: $85.00
    • Sign up for ATS when you complete your spring season registration.

U7

Players learn new skills as they discover soccer as a fun and exciting sport and play 4v4.  Teams can begin to identify the direction they want to take their soccer experience in future years.  U7 teams can request an additional practice per week and we will accommodate those teams on a field/space available basis.  For more information, please contact Sara Connolly at sarac@realcolorado.net

  • U7 Recreational with Advanced Training Sessions (ATS)This exciting option for our aspiring young talents will bring our players in contact with some of the best coaches and advanced trainers at Real Colorado. In addition to their regular practices with their volunteer coach, the ATS Program offers 5 advanced training sessions with a skills coach to challenge the player with advanced training ideas and concepts.
  • What is the ATS Program?
    • The ATS program is a weekly Advance training program that is available to 2012 and 2011 birth years.
    • Focus will be on technical training and individual player development as well as developing players’ confidence in an exciting and fun training environment with our Real Colorado staff coaches and skills trainers.
    • ATS is a separate program from your player’s team practices. Players sign up individually not as a team.
    • Dates: Mondays – March 26th to April 23rd
    • Times:
      • U7 (2011): 4:45pm – 5:45pm
      • U6 (2012): 5:50pm – 6:45pm
    • Location: TBD
    • Cost: $85.00
    • Sign up for ATS when you complete your spring season registration.

U8

 

Players learn new skills as they discover soccer as a fun and exciting sport, add goalkeepers to the team and play 5v5 on larger fields with larger goals.  Teams can begin to identify the direction they want to take their soccer experience in future years.  U8 teams can request an additional practice per week and we will accommodate those teams on a field/space available basis.   For more information, please contact Sara Connolly at sarac@realcolorado.net

U8 Developmental Centers (DC)

DC offers an optional camp-like program designed to enhance the skills and strengths of individual players during regular season.

  • U8 Recreational with Developmental Centers.  This exciting option for our aspiring young talents will bring our players in contact with some of the best coaches and advanced trainers at Real Colorado. In addition to their regular practices with their volunteer coach, the DC’s offers 5 advanced training sessions with a skills coach to challenge the player with advanced training ideas and concepts.
  • What is the DC Program?
    • The DC program is a weekly Advance training program that is available to 2010 birth years.
    • Focus will be on technical training and individual player development as well as developing players’ confidence in an exciting and fun training environment with our Real Colorado staff coaches and skills trainers.
    • The DC is a separate program from your player’s team practices. Players sign up individually not as a team.
    • Dates: Fridays – March 30th to April 27th
    • Times:
      • U8 (2010): 5:45pm – 6:45pm
    • Location: TBD
    • Cost: $100
    • Sign up for DC when you complete your spring season registration.

U9 and U10

 

Players learn new skills as they discover soccer as a fun and exciting sport, including learning new skills and 7v7 play on a larger field. This is the age where players will start setting their soccer goals.  This program is a great fit for players who would prefer to play in a recreational setting with friends and neighbors, choose their own coach and continue with recreational soccer in the future years.

  • U9 & U10 Real Colorado Junior Academy

    To continue to provide our players individualized and team-based options for setting the direction that their soccer experience takes them, Real introduces the Junior Academy. This program is the bridge between our recreational and competitive programs for players whose  intention is to work toward becoming a competitive player at U11.  A Real staff coach will place individual players on teams based on ability and provide 3 training sessions per week.  Junior academy teams play inter-league games in the upper level of Colorado Youth Soccer’s (CYS) new “Intermediate” division.  Players are placed into this program by participating in ID Days, Developmental Centers, and recommendations from Real coaches.  When registering for this program, choose Real Colorado Junior Academy instead of Recreational.  Please contact Beckieb@realcolorado.net for more information.


  • U9-U12 Recreational with Developmental Centers.  This exciting option for our aspiring young talents will bring our players in contact with some of the best coaches and advanced trainers at Real Colorado. In addition to their regular practices with their volunteer coach, the DC’s offers 5 advanced training sessions with a skills coach to challenge the player with advanced training ideas and concepts.

  • What is the DC Program?
    • The DC program is a weekly Advance training program that is available to 2009 birth years.
    • Focus will be on technical training and individual player development as well as developing players’ confidence in an exciting and fun training environment with our Real Colorado staff coaches and skills trainers.
    • The DC is a separate program from your player’s team practices. Players sign up individually not as a team.
    • Dates: Fridays – March 30th to April 27th
    • Times:
      • U9 – U12  (2009 – 2006): 5:45pm – 6:45pm
    • Location: Highlands Heritage West – Synthetic
    • Cost: $100
    • Sign up for DC when you complete your spring season registration.

U11 and Older

U11 and Older

 

Recreational Soccer

This is a continuation of our recreational soccer program for those players that wish to continue playing soccer and having fun in a recreational setting.  Players will have 2 practices per week, and play 7-8 games per season in the Southwest Metro Denver area.

U9-U12 Recreational with Developmental Centers.  This exciting option for our aspiring young talents will bring our players in contact with some of the best coaches and advanced trainers at Real Colorado. In addition to their regular practices with their volunteer coach, the DC’s offers 5 advanced training sessions with a skills coach to challenge the player with advanced training ideas and concepts.

What is the DC Program?

  • The DC program is a weekly Advance training program that is available to 2009 birth years.
  • Focus will be on technical training and individual player development as well as developing players’ confidence in an exciting and fun training environment with our Real Colorado staff coaches and skills trainers.
  • The DC is a separate program from your player’s team practices. Players sign up individually not as a team.
  • Dates: Fridays – March 30th to April 27th
  • Times:
    • U9 – U12  (2009 – 2006): 5:45pm – 6:45pm
  • Location: Highlands Heritage West – Synthetic
  • Cost: $100
  • Sign up for DC when you complete your spring season registration.

Rec Info and Fees Chart
Program Age GroupSeason IncludesSeason FeesSeason Start Date    
U11+2 practices per week, 7-8 games$240.00March 17th, 2018
U9-U10 Junior Academy3 practices per week, 7-8 games$650-$750March 17th, 2018
U9/U102 practices per week, 7-8 games$220.00March 17th, 2018
U81-2 practices per week, 7-8 games$150.00March 17th, 2018
U71-2 practices per week, 7-8 gamess$130.00March 17th, 2018
U61 practice per week, 7-8 games$105.00March 17th, 2018
U51 practice per week, 7-8 games$95.00March 17th, 2018
U4Meets once a week for 6 weeks$70.00April 7th, 2018
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Events on November 7, 2017
  • Real Board Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: November 7, 2017 - 9:00 pm
    Location: 8200 S Akron St, Centennial, CO, United States Suite 122
    Description: Real Colorado is a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization functioning under the auspices of Colorado Youth Soccer and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are elected by the membership. The Real Colorado Board of Directors meet on the first Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm at the Real Colorado Soccer Office.
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