Roots (U4 – U8)

Roots (U4 – U8)

Indoor 2018/19

Roots is our foundation program for all players ages U4 – U8 that are looking for individual skill developmentResearch suggests that involvement in sport at a young age can help with the development of basic motor & cognitive skills.

Overview:

  • Developed and directed by our Foundation Phase Technical Director Craig Angus, formally with the Vancouver Whitecaps and New York Red Bulls.
  • Led and delivered by educated staff coaches.
  • Players can participate in both Fall and Winter sessions or pick one to allow flexibility with other family activities and sports.
  • No school gyms, sessions are held on the Blizzard Field 4 (turf) at the Calgary West Soccer Center.

Program Highlights:

  • Our Roots Program will encompass a mix of the following:
  • Technical training sessions
  • Small-sided game days (U5-U8s only)
  • Tri-Club Jamboree Festivals (U5-U8s only)
  • Sessions are mixed boys and girls
  • All activities all linked to a planned rationale of developing the individual player and are based on technique and skill development in line with the Belgium FA’s Grassroots Model.
  • For our full Roots curriculum and our player pathway please download our program guide.

Location:                 Blizzard Field 4 (turf), Calgary West Soccer Centre

Calendar:

Roots Age Group Days Times Fall Session Winter Session
U4 2015 Monday 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Oct. 15 – Dec. 3 Jan. 7 – Mar. 4
U5/U6 2013/2014 Monday 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15 – Dec. 3 Jan. 7 – Mar. 4
U7/U8 2011/2012 Tuesday 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 – Dec. 4 Jan. 8 – Mar. 5

 

Tri-Club Jamboree Festival Dates (U5 – U8s only)

Fall Session:           Saturdays – November 3rd, 24thand December 8th

Winter Session:    Saturdays – February 9th, 23rdand March 2nd

*Please note Tri-Club Jamborees will be held at another location (information to follow).

 

Fees:

Roots Fees Per Session What it Includes
U4 $85

8 Technical Sessions

1 Orange Training Shirt

U5/U6 $150

5 Technical Sessions

3 Small Sided Game Days

3 Jamboree Festivals (at a different location)*

1 Orange and 1 Black Training Shirt

U7/U8 $150

5 Technical Sessions

3 Small Sided Game Days

3 Jamboree Festivals (at a different location)*

1 Orange and 1 Black Training Shirt

Spaces are limited so get registered now!