Soccer

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities to learn and play the game of soccer. Introduce your child to the game, play the game in one of our recreational leagues or attend a fun-filled Summer Day Camp.

Instruction

Classes are offered for children from ages 3 to 16 at some of our community center facilities. Certified instructors lead lessons to teach the skills necessary to learn the game. Here are the classes we have to offer:

Soccer Skills (Pre-Schoolers) for ages 3 to 5. These classes are designed to teach the skills of the game; kicking & dribbling. Your student will also learn about the different parts of the field. Classes have historically been held at these sites:

  • Baden CC – 301-888-1500
  • College Park CC – 301-441-2647
  • Glenarden CC – 301-772-3151
  • Indian Queen CC – 301-839-9597
  • Langley Park CC – 301-445-4508
  • Southern Regional Technology & Recreation Complex – 301-749-4160
  • Suitland CC – 301-736-3518

Soccer Skills (Children) for ages 6 to 12. These classes are designed to teach the skills necessary to play the game; running, kicking, heading & dribbling. This class will improve your child’s balance, coordination, self-confidence and concentration. Classes have historically been held at these sites:

  • College Park CC 301-441-2647
  • Glenn Dale CC 301-352-8983
  • Langley Park CC 301-445-4508
  • Rollingcrest-Chillum CC 301-853-2005
  • Southern Regional Technology & Recreation Complex – 301-749-4160
  • William Beanes CC – 301-568-7719

Soccer Skills (Teens) for ages 13-16. These classes are designed to improve the skills necessary to play the game. Students will learn about offensive and defensive strategy, shot control, conditioning and goal tending. Classes have historically been held at these sites:

  • Rollingcrest-Chillum CC 301-853-2005

League Play

The Prince George’s County Boys & Girls Club Soccer League. The Department of Parks and Recreation supports this league. Games are played in both a Spring and Fall League. Youth sports clubs are located all throughout the county.

Spring League. Games are played between April 15 and June 10. Leagues are set-up for even number age groups (i.e. 6u, 8u, 10u, 12u & 14u). League age is based on your child’s age as of January 1st of the current year.

Fall League. Games are played between Labor Day and Halloween. Leagues are set-up for even number age groups (i.e. 6u, 8u, 10u, 12u & 14u). League age is based on your child’s age as of July 31st of the current year. Prices vary from team to team. To get league details or find a team near you, go to www.pgcbgc.com. Links to your local club are listed on the right side of the home page.

We are always looking for Coaches and Referees. If you are interested in coaching or refereeing please call 301-446-6800 or email youthsports@pgparks.com.