Headshot of Christine (Chris) Bouchard.

Soccer Commissioner: Christine Bouchard


Soccer Commissioner: Christine Bouchard




This sport is played in both spring and fall and is a recreational and instructional program. In the spring, those entering grades K-9 in September are eligible to play. In the fall, those in grades K-9 are eligible to play, but if on the school team they can not play BARC soccer. Practices/games are played on the Eastern Ave Recreation field. Teams play one weeknight at 6p (Monday through Thursday) and an hour on Saturday at either 10:00AM, 11:30AM, 1:00PM, or 2:30PM. No practices or games on Friday or Sunday.  The weekdays that your child is assigned may vary each week. Players learn organized soccer. The fee for this program is $45 per player with a discount for families registering 3 or more players.

General Registration Information:

Spring Soccer registration starts at the end of February. Fall Soccer registration starts in July.

Spring Soccer 2024

WHO: Boys and girls who will be entering Grades K-9 in the fall of 2024.

WHEN: One weeknight (Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday) at 6PM (days may vary) and an hour on Saturday at either 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm or 2:30pm.  Starting on Saturday 5/4/24 and ending on Saturday 6/15/24.

WHERE: Eastern Ave fields.

COST: $50.00 per child with a discount for 3 siblings , with a $10 late fee if you register after 3/30/24.

This is the cost for residents of the Towns of Milton, Malta, or Ballston, or the Village of Ballston Spa, who also reside in the Ballston Spa School District. If you do not reside in the Ballston Spa School District, there is an added fee of $25.00. Space is limited so early registration is encouraged.

HOW TO REGISTER: Log onto www.ballstonarearec.org and click on “Register for Spring Soccer” or click  . If you have already created an online account with Sports Engine, you will be able to access the information used from your last registration. If any of your personal information has changed, please update it. If prior to this, you have not registered online for a BARC program, you will need to create an account and register. Regular registration will be from 2/24/24-3/30/24. Late registration from 3/31/24-4/7/24.

If you need help registering, please email Nora Osuchowski at ballstonarearec@gmail.com . If you have questions about the program, email Chris Bouchard at cbouchard0820@icloud.com .

Each child should wear shin guards, athletic shoes and clothing bring a ball, and water. It is advised to use bug spray & sunscreen since athletes will be outdoors.

Note: Concessions are available on Saturdays.

Ground Control consists of students and family members from Ballston Spa Middle School’s “Launching Pad Productions” theater group. They are responsible for bringing concessions back to BARC soccer, so please say “hello” and let them know that you appreciate their efforts to keep the concessions available during soccer season. Proceeds to go benefit BARC and Launching Pad. We started back up on Saturdays in the Fall of 2018 and will continue on Saturdays for the foreseeable future. Let us know if you’d like us to try to do limited concessions on weeknights in future seasons! See you on the field!