Registration For Leeds Rec Soccer FALL 2024 Will Open June 1

Leeds Soccer Club is now being managed by BUSA

BUSA is proud to be the managing partner for Leeds Soccer, and we are excited to offer our services and programs to the Leeds area and surrounding residents.    Our goal is to grow the club and add many new training and developmental opportunities for the players.  In addition, we want to provide a “total soccer” atmosphere to Leeds Soccer which is the recreational component, and the competitive component combined.  This “total soccer” program is not available to many cities in this area.

Please take time to review the information below, and be sure to register your child for the Fall.  We are looking forward to a fun and enjoyable season.

INTRODUCING

THE LEGION FC EXPERIENCE

Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational Alabaster players may Opt-In for the following:

  • 2 Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games. (Games Thru July 1)
  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise
  • A Legion FC / BUSA/AFC co-branded t-shirt;

All the above will be available at the following substantially discounted “opt” in rate: $30.00 per recreational player.

Soccer Programs:

  • Sunday Soccer  (New Program for U4/U5 ages)
  • Intramural Soccer – U6-U8 Ages
  • Recreational Soccer U9-U19

FALL 2023-SPRING 2024  AGE CHART

See details for each program below.

  • Coaches are needed for all age groups. (Please indicate at Registration.) 

Note: All players will be placed in their appropriate age groups. Playing up in age group will be allowed, and is chosen in the registration process.  Play-downs in age ONLY if approved by the Recreational Director, must email director.

ALL PLAYERS PAY REGISTRATION FEES BASED ON TRUE AGE.  NO REFUNDS OR EXTRA PAYMENTS REQUIRED.

For more information, contact Recreational Director Jim Jeter.  

All Players will need to have

  • Shin Guards –REQUIRED
  • Water Bottle
  • Soccer Cleats or Tennis Shoes
  • Soccer Ball – Size 3 for U4-U8, Size 4 for U9-U12, Size 5 for U13+

Pricing

  • AGES

  • U4-U5

  • $100

  • U6-U16

  • $130

Features:

  • 1-2 practices per week
  • Most games on Saturday mornings
  • Uniforms included with registration
  • Volunteer coaches
  • Advanced Training Program option
  • Multiple locations

Registration Information

MUST READ

All U9 and Older players, registration link is below.  ALL NEW U9 and older players need to order uniform below.  All Returning players wear same uniform from the spring season.

All U8 and younger players will receive a uniform kit provided by the club, no ordering is needed.

All Sunday Soccer players will receive a jersey and no ordering is needed.

FOR MORE INFOMATION OR QUESTIONS contact Jim Jeter…[email protected]

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Sunday Soccer

This program is for U4 and U5 players, birth year 2020 and 2021.

WE WILL ATTEMPT TO HAVE SEPARATE AGES FOR THESE GROUPS, HOWEVER THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS REGISTERED WILL DICTATE WHETHER ITS COED AND/OR U4/U5 COMBINED.

Play is Sunday afternoons, 2 PM START TIME.

Fields location is the Memorial Park Field and Brookwood Forest Elementary.

Program is a 7 weeks.

General Information

  •  Coaches are needed for all age groups.  (Please register to coach using link below.)
  •  Coaches’ Meeting (required for all coaches) – Sunday September 8 at 6:30 pm at Heardmont Park Senior Center)
  •  Parents will be asked to help coach so please come prepared. (Don’t worry. It will be fun and easy!)
  •  Team color Uniform Shirt is provided and handed out at first session.
  •  Shorts and socks are not provided. (Navy or Black are recommended.)
  •  End-of-season trophies presented.
Practice/Game Schedule is as follows: SUNDAYS –
ALL FIELDS
Under 4/5 (2020/2021 Birth Year)     – 2:00 PM                                          

Game 1 – Sept 15
Game 2 – Sept 22

Game 3 – Oct 6
Game 4 – Oct 13

Game 5 – Oct 20   Picture Day

Game 6 – Oct 27

Game 7 – Nov 3

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 Intramural Soccer

This program is for U6-U8 players, birth years 2019-2017.

Practices are scheduled for Mondays for U6, Tuesday and Thursdays for U8.  (coach may request different)

Field locations is the Memorial Park Fields.

Games are Saturday mornings, 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 am.

Uniform Kit is provided by the club, no ordering.

Practices are to be held at the Memorial Park Fields

Coaches May Choose Practice Days.  U6 and U7 one day per week.  U8 is two days per week.

COACHES MEETING ON SUNDAY AUGUST 18 at 5:00 PM AT THE HEARDMONT PARK SENIOR CENTER.  Address is 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd.

Games begin on September 7, 2024, and are played on Saturday mornings.  

Games Played on the Memorial Park Fields with possible games at Brookwood Forest fields.

Game Date Schedule:                                                    
  • Game 1 – Sept 7
  • Game 2 – Sept 14
  • Game 3-  Sept 21
  • Game 4-5 – Oct 4-5  Festival Games/Pictures
  • Game 6 – Oct 19
  • Game 7 – Oct 26
  • Game 8 – Nov 2
  • Game 9 – Nov 9

Saturday morning games start at 8:00, 9:30, or 11:00 am.

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 Rec Soccer U9-U18

This program is for U9 – U18 players, birth years 2016-2008.

Practices are scheduled for twice a week, coaches will select day and times.  Announced asap.

Field locations are U11 and older and U9/U10 at the Memorial Park Fields.

Games are scheduled by BUSA and played on Saturdays and possible Sunday afternoons.

COACHES MEETING IS ON SUNDAY AUGUST 4 at 4:00 PM AT THE HEARDMONT PARK SENIOR CENTER.  Address is 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd.

Information on Rec U9-U18:

Teams practice twice per week.

Current Possible Game Date Schedule:

Sept 7, 14, 21

Oct 5, 12, 19, 26

Nov 2, 9

OFF Sept 28-29 Birmingham Bash Tournament

 

All home games for U9/U10 are scheduled to be played at the Memorial Park Fields.

All home games for U11 and Older are scheduled to be played at the Memorial Park Fields.

Away games are played at other club fields in the Bham area.

 

ALL NEW U9 AND OLDER PLAYERS MUST ORDER UNIFORM KIT.

THE LINK TO ORDER IS ABOVE.

THIS UNIFORM WILL BE WORN EVERY SEASON.  NEXT SEASON A NEW ONE WILL NOT BE NEEDED FOR RETURNING PLAYERS.

Rules

Coaching Resources

Advanced Training Program

The Advanced Training Program is a program designed for Recreational players ages 6-10 who want a soccer practice in addition to those already scheduled with their Recreational teams.

These extra training sessions will be conducted by BUSA Academy Program coaches who are licensed and trained to work with children these ages.

Advanced Training Program is held on Wednesday nights, at Rathmell Sports Park in Cahaba Heights.

This program is HIGHLY recommended for all players.

Click on the Link Below!

FAQs

What does my child need to bring?

Each Intramural player will need a size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, shin guards, and tennis shoes or soccer cleats.

Are jerseys provided?

Yes! All Intramural players receive a 2-sided, reversible jersey as part of their registration fee.

How often are practices?

U6-U7 players practice once per week.
U8 players practice twice per week.

Where are practices located?

Practice locations are based on the location where you registered.

When are the games?

Games take place on Saturday mornings.

Does every participant receive a trophy?

Yes! All Intramural participants will receive a trophy.

U6-U8 Pictures