The Recreation program run by CVU in partnership with Lynchburg City Parks and Rec is for beginner soccer players or children who want to play without the pressure and commitment of Travel. Our Recreation program provides active, developmental play and is run by volunteer coaches. The focus is on teaching players the fundamental skills of the game and having a fun experience.
Recreation is available in both the Fall and Spring seasons. Teams are currently offered for U5 (2018) to U12 (2011) players, with our U9 to U12 teams participating in the CVRSA (Central Virginia Regional Soccer Association).
The Fall season begins after Labor Day and the Spring season typically starts in March. Registration opens about two months prior to the start of the season. Spots are reserved on a first come, first served basis.
► REGISTRATION COSTS
The younger U5 to U8 players are $35 per season and practices/games are run by parent volunteers. Our older U9 to U12 players participate in the CVRSA and are $120 per season. This fee covers a team t-shirt, registration, and referee fees for CVRSA.. Please be sure to register your player to ensure their place on a team. Note that there is a no refunds policy in effect upon the close of registration and start of the season.
Recreation teams are co-ed. Age groups are combined to form U5/U6, U7/U8, U9/U10, and U11/U12 teams. Players are placed in an age group corresponding to their birth year. Once registration is closed, teams are formed and coaches assigned. Your player may request to be on the same team as someone; however, CVU is unable to guarantee that all requests will be fulfilled.
PLEASE SIGN UP TO COACH! Our Recreation program relies on volunteer coaches. When registering your player, we highly encourage you take a moment to consider registering yourself as a volunteer coach or assistant for the season.
Coaches will be given all necessary equipment and training session plans by club staff. No previous playing background or coaching experience is necessary. *If volunteers do not place themselves forward, it will jeopardize the formation of the team.*
► PRACTICES & GAMES
U5 to U8 Players: Practice/play on Wednesdays - 6:00pm to 7:15pm. Games will now take place on the same nights as training. The model will see players train for 45 minutes and play for 30 minutes. The program will start on March 22nd 14th and finish on April 26th. The location for practices & games will be a central city location - TBC
U9 to U12 Players: The team will train on a select night by the volunteer coach and practice at a city location. Games will be held at the CVU Complex and surrounding local counties and the CVRSA will create the Fall season game schedule. The start date for practices will be finalized once CVRSA determines the first game date. Games are mainly scheduled for Saturdays; however, there is the possibility of a Sunday or midweek game.
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 3:00pm
P.O. Box 738 Lynchburg, VA 24505
Monday-Friday 9AM to 3PM