Programs

Babylon Soccer Club (BSC) offers two soccer programs for the youth of the community: Intramural and Travel.

The Intramural Program includes U5 (which is strictly instructional based), U6 and U7/U8 Divisions that contain teams which compete with each other in Babylon. The Travel Program participates in the Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) and it consists of Divisions from U9 and older that compete with teams from other towns.

Intramural (U5 – U8)

 

U5 Instructional Program

For children under 5 as of January 1, 2020

Season Start: TBD
Schedule: Sunday’s from 9am-10am
Field: Babylon Memorial Grade School Field – field closest to the woods (link to field page)
Format: The U5 instructional program will be run by Babylon Soccer Club with Maximum Potential Trainers. Girls and boys will play together and the training will be focusing on technical soccer skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting.
Equipment: Babylon Soccer Club will supply soccer balls for the session. Please have your child wear soccer cleats, shin guards and bring water. They will be given their black/orange soccer shirts at their first session. Visit our Uniforms and Equipment page for details.

 

U6 Instructional Program

For children under 6 as of January 1, 2020

First week of Practice: TBD
Opening Day: TBD
Games: Sunday’s from 10 am – 12 pm (1-hour sessions during this timeframe)
Training: 1x per week, scheduled per team
Field: Babylon Memorial Grade School Field – Field closest to the West parking lot (Ralph Avenue) (link to field page)
Format: The U6 training program will be run by Babylon Soccer Club with WNFour Soccer trainers. Coaches, assistant coaches, and players will be assigned to teams (boys and girls will play together at this age group). Coaches will be managing team communications. Games will be played 3v3 or 4v4 without a goalie. Gameday includes an instructional session for 30 minutes and a game for 30 minutes.
Equipment: Please have your child wear soccer cleats, shin guards, and bring a size 3 soccer ball and water. If they don’t already have a set of orange/black t-shirts, coaches will be delivering shirts to you prior to their first game. Visit our Uniforms and Equipment page for details.

U7 Instructional Program

For children under 7 as of January 1, 2020

First week of Practice: Typically around September 5th – TBD due to COVID-19
Opening Day: Likely the weekend of September 26/27
Games: Sunday’s from 10am-12pm (1 hour) – coaches will provide a schedule
Training: 1x per week, scheduled per team  – coaches will provide a schedule
Field: Babylon Memorial Grade School Field – Fields closest to the BMGS playground (link to field page)
Format: The U7 training program will be run by Babylon Soccer Club with WNFour Soccer. Coaches, assistant coaches, and players will be assigned to teams (boys and girls are separated at this age group). Coaches will be managing team communications. Games will be played 4v4 without a goalie.
Equipment: Please have your child wear soccer cleats, shin guards, and bring a size 3 soccer ball and water. Visit our Uniforms and Equipment page for details on what jersey to order.

U8 Instructional Program

For children under 8 as of January 1, 2020

First week of Practice: Typically around September 5th – TBD due to COVID-19
Opening Day: Likely the weekend of September 26/27
Games: Sunday’s from 10am-12pm (1 hour) – coaches will provide a schedule
Training: 1x per week, scheduled per team  – coaches will provide a schedule
Field: Babylon Memorial Grade School Field – Fields closest to the BMGS playground (link to field page)
Format: The U8 training program will be run by Babylon Soccer Club with WNFour Soccer. Coaches, assistant coaches, and players will be assigned to teams (boys and girls are separated at this age group). Coaches will be managing team communications. Games will be played 4v4 without a goalie. Teams may enter into tournaments and/or play friendly games against other leagues. This is up to the coach to coordinate.
Equipment: Please have your child wear soccer cleats, shin guards, and bring a size 3 soccer ball and water. Visit our Uniforms and Equipment page for details on what jersey to order.

Travel U9+

U9 & U10 Travel

For children under 9 or 10 as of January 1, 2020

Season Start: TBD – first games will be September 26/27
Schedule: TBD – Will be shared by individual coaches
Games: Saturday’s (coach to inform players)
Training: 2x per week, scheduled per team (coach to inform players)
Home/Practice Field: Babylon Memorial Grade School Field – South field (closer to BMGS)
Format: The U9 & U10 training programs will be run by Babylon Soccer Club with WNFour Soccer. Coaches, assistant coaches, and players will be assigned to teams (boys and girls and U9 & U10 are separated). Coaches will be managing team communications, 1 practice per week out of the 2, and Gameday. Games will be played 7v7 with a goalie.
Equipment: Please have your child wear soccer cleats, shin guards, and bring a size 4 soccer ball and water. Visit our Uniforms and Equipment page for details on the equipment kit to order.
LIJSL Player Development Objectives and Rules

U11 & U12 Travel

For children under 11 or 12 as of January 1, 2020

Season Start: TBD – first games will be September 26/27
Schedule: TBD – Will be shared by individual coaches
Games: Saturday’s (coach to inform players)
Training: 2x per week, scheduled per team (coach to inform players)
Home/Practice Field: Babylon Memorial Grade School Field – North field (closer to BES)
Format: The U11 & U12 training programs will be run by Babylon Soccer Club with WNFour Soccer. Coaches, assistant coaches, and players will be assigned to teams (boys and girls and U11 & U12 are separated). Coaches will be managing team communications, 1 practice per week out of the 2, and Gameday. Games will be played 9v9 with a goalie.
Equipment: Please have your child wear soccer cleats, shin guards, and bring a size 4 soccer ball and water. Visit our Uniforms and Equipment page for details on the equipment kit to order.

U13 & Up Travel

For children over 12 as of January 1, 2020

Season Start: TBD – Will be shared by individual coaches
Schedule: TBD – Will be shared by individual coaches
Games: Saturday’s (coach to inform players)
Training: 2x per week, scheduled per team (coach to inform players)
Home/Practice Field: Babylon Memorial Grade School Field – North field (closer to BES)
Format: The U13 & up training programs will be run by Babylon Soccer Club with WNFour Soccer. Coaches, assistant coaches, and players will be assigned to teams (boys and girls and age groups are separated). Coaches will be managing team communications, 1 practice per week out of the 2, and Gameday. Games will be played 11v11 with a goalie.
Equipment: Please have your child wear soccer cleats, shin guards, and bring a size 5 soccer ball and water. Visit our Uniforms and Equipment page for details on the equipment kit to order.