Soccer - Outdoor

 
 

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at Emmorton Rec.
The Emmorton Rec. Council Outdoor Soccer Program is a fall program that begins in late August to early September and runs through the first week of November.  At the conclusion of the regular season players in the U8, U10, U12, and U15 programs participate in an end of season tournament.  The U8, U10, U12, and U15 programs may begin practice on or shortly after August 1.  THERE IS TO BE NO REC SOCCER PRACTICE BEFORE AUGUST 1.  The Shooting Stars and Clinic programs do not practice prior to the beginning of the season.  Players are required to wear shingaurds during games and practice and are encouraged to wear soccer cleats (no metal cleats). 
 
 

 

WEATHER  ALERT - SEE BELOW


REGISTRATION  INFORMATION
 
  
Outdoor Registration is closed.  2014 Registration will begin in April    / May 2014. 

 
 
AGE  GROUPS
 
Shooting Stars - Child must be 4 years old and can not be older than 4 on 7/31/2013
* Child may sill be eligible if he or she turns 4 in August or          September, but it is our experience that younger children tend to not participate as wellThis program will be held on Saturdays in the mid-morning.
 
Clinic - No older than 6 on 7/31/2013
* A teaching oriented program with lots of coach interaction.  The teams meet on Saturdays beginning late August or early September for 90 minutes of practice and games.
 
Under 8 - No older than 7 on 7/31/2013
* In-house program (teams play other Emmorton Rec. teams).  Coaches are still on the field for direction and positioning.  Offsides is not called at this level.  Referees will help instruct players on technique.  Players are placed on teams randomly and coach requests will not be honored.
 
Under 10 - No older than 9 on 7/31/2013
* In-house program (teams play other Emmorton Rec. teams).  Coaches are not permitted on the field during the game and offsides is called.  Players are placed on teams randomly and coach requests will not be honored.
 
Under 12 - No older than 11 on 7/31/2013
* Teams play in the Eastern Southern Soccer League (ESSL).  Games may be as far away as Darlington.  This is a more competive environment and coach requests are permitted and honored if possible.
 
Under 15 - No older than 14 on 7/31/2013
* Teams play in the Eastern Southern Soccer League (ESSL).  Games may be as far away as Darlington.  This is a more competive environment and coach requests are permitted and honored if possible.
 
Age eligibility is determined by the soccer program staff.  
 
 
COACHES'  INFORMATION
 
  
 
 BACKGROUND  CHECKS   
 
The Emmorton Recreation Council continues to focus on providing a safe environment for our youth. Background checks are now required for every adult volunteer working with children in every Emmorton Recreation Council Program.
 
We are now processing background checks utilizing a secure website.
 
Select the link above to submit your background check information.
 
Questions regarding background checks can be submitted to: ercbackground@gmail.com
 
 
 
 
Weather Advisory
 

 
10/11/2013 -  The Emmorton Soccer Fields are closed for Saturday 10/12/2013.  The fields have standing water now and more rain is expexted this evening and overnight.  No games or practice on Emmorton fields this weekend!
 
ESSL Closure List:
 
Havre de Grace, Edgewood
 
 
 
 

 
GAME  SCHEDULES


Shooting Stars and clinic will meet every Saturday beginning the first Saturday after Labor Day. 
 
 
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PARENTS'  SECTION
 
Coaches will be contacting players in August to inform them of practice dates and times.  They prefer to make contact by e-mail.  Keep in mind the Shooting Stars and Clinic do not practice before the start of their season on Sat. 9/7/2013. 
 
The other age groups will begin practice on 8/3/2013.  U8 teams will practice on the Ring Factory lower field.  U10 teams will be on Emmorton Elem next to the water tower and U12 and U15 will be on Ring Factory Upper. 
 
Parents,  please don't panic if a neighbor hears from a coach before you do.  Several of our coaches are on vacation and will not be able to do the 8/3 practice.  They will contact you when they return. If you do not hear from you coach by 8/10, contact Don Glover (see contact info below) for further information.
 
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     For more information, please email us at dglover44@aol.com
 
For more information please contact
 
 
Don Glover,  Program Chairman
410-569-8225 
 
 
 

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