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Posted 1/8/2018 Ref # 357

Spring Registration is now OPEN!

Our Spring Registration is now OPEN! 

AFC U8 - U15 Spring Academy

John Sneddon, Billy Johnstone and AFC Tech Staff

AFC U8 - U15 Spring Academy is designed for dedicated, advanced players. Academy will be a fast paced challenging environment run by highly qualified staff coaches on Monday nights. 


Players will be encouraged to be creative all without a fear of failure. There will be a second training session with a parent volunteer coach on Thursdays under the supervision of TD John Sneddon. Academy teams will play in the Cascadia  league on the weekends


All training sessions will be delivered by AFC Technical Staff with the assistance of Parent Volunteer Coaches (under the supervision of Billy Johnstone) on game days.

  • Training will begin April 9 and will run until June 18, 2018. 
  • Training sessions will run Mondays from 6:45 - 8:00 pm (location TBC)
  • Game days will run on weekends (schedule provided by Cascadia League)
  • Additional training day (Thursdays). This training session will be conducted by Parent Volunteer Coaches by Parent Volunteer Coaches under John Sneddon and Billy Johnstone's supervision
  • All participants will receive a numbered AFC jersey
  • Please note there will not be Academy sessions or games during Easter and Victoria Day long weekends.
Cost $225

Register for Spring Academy - Click Here!



Spring Programs

Fun & Fitness (U8 - U12)
(Tuesdays)

Dates: April 10 – June 12, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: TBC

Cost: $100 (includes an AFC T-shirt)

Details - This program is for the new or beginner players U8 to U12 looking at getting some fitness and basic soccer skills. Players will be grouped by age. We offer a non-threatening, positive environment filled with fun soccer and fitness activities.

Register for Fun and Fitness here!

Skill Development (U8 – U18)
(Tuesdays)

Dates: April 10 to June 12, 2018
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Cost: $100 includes an AFC T-shirt
Location: TBC

Details – This program is for players looking to improve their technical ability. This program is all about touches on the ball. It will be a fast-paced station model where players will work on moves, first touch, passing and shooting etc. Players will be grouped by age and ability in small groups.

Register for Skill Development here!

World Cup Wednesdays
(Wednesdays)

Dates: April 11 – June 13, 2018
Times: 6:45 – 8:00 pm
Cost: $100 (includes an AFC T-Shirt)
Location: TBC

Details – World Cup Wednesdays will be game nights is an exciting experience that will have U8 to U12 players of all levels (house players very welcome) representing countries such as Canada, England, Brazil, Argentina, France, Spain, Portugal and Germany. Players will get to play for different countries throughout the spring on Wednesday game nights. No practices just games, games, and games!!!!

Register for World Cup Wednesdays here!

Mom & Dad Soccer

Dates: April 13 – June 15, 2018 (Fridays)
No session (May Long Weekend)

Times: 8:00 – 9:30 pm
Cost: $100 (includes AFC T-Shirt)
Location: TBC

**New** Drop in available!  
Cost: $10.00 per session

Details - Come and get some fitness and tons of laughs! AFC Technical Staff will oversee this program. Open to all adults in the Maple Ridge community. All sessions will include; a warm-up, a skill component followed by a small-sided 8vs.8 or 6vs.6 game (games will follow BC Soccer rules for same sided games). Please note you must be 18 years or older to participate in these sessions.



Grassroots Program (U4 - U7)

Dates: April 14 - June 16, 2018
(Saturdays)

Times: 

U4-U5: Saturdays from 10am to 11am 

U6-U7: Saturdays from 11am to noon

Location:  TBC

Cost: $100 (includes AFC T-shirt)

Parent & Tot (U4-U5 Players and Parents)
Players born 2014 and 2015



Details -  This program is a fun-filled program that introduces young players and their parents to physical literacy and soccer skills thru fun activities and small sided soccer games. Parents and players participate together in all activities and games! This program follows the Active Start first stage of the Long Term Player Development program of the Canadian Soccer Association.

Wee Kickers (U6-U7 Players)
Players born 2013 & 2012


Details – This program is a continuation of the Active Start program with physical literacy and soccer skill development in a co-ed environment. AFC Technical staff teaches age appropriate soccer skills thru fun activities and small sided games. This program follows the FUNdamentals second stage of the Long Term Player Development program of the Canadian Soccer Association.

Please note no sessions on:
  • Saturday April 1st (Easter Weekend)
  • Saturday May 19th (Victoria Day Weekend)