Soccer

Soccer Commissioner: Joel Glastetter

jglastetter@ballstonarearec.org

Description:

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 two weeknights at either 5p or 6p (Monday through Friday). No Saturday or Sunday practices or games this fall season. The weekdays that your child is assigned may vary each week. Players learn organized soccer. The fee for this program is $38 per player with a discount for families registering 3 or more players.

Registration Information: 

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

Fall Soccer 2020

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

WHEN: Two weeknights at 5PM or 6PM (days may vary), starting Monday 9/28/20. No practices or games on Saturday or Sunday this season.

WHERE: Eastern Ave fields.

COST: $38.00 per child with a limit of $90.00 for 3 siblings or more, with a $10 late fee if you register after 8/30/20.

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/Log in”. If you have already created an online account, 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 8/15/20- 8/30/20. Late registration from 8/31/20-9/5/20.

If you need help registering, please email Cheryl Kelly, Registrar at ckelly@ballstonarearec.org .

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. * We will be following all state COVID 19 guidelines for recreation programs, which may include restrictions on groups size, equipment usage & spacing. These guidelines will be provided prior to the start of the program.

p.s. Concessions are Back!

Note: Concessions are temporarily unavailable due to Covid-19. We will bring concessions back as soon as it is safe to do so. Thank you for your understanding and support!

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!