Avon Lake Soccer Organization: About ALSO

Recreation Soccer (2012-13)
Introductory soccer for the developing player.

  • Registration begins in May and ends in July.
  • The soccer season starts in the Fall and consists of 6 games in the Fall and 6 games in the Spring.
  • Games are played at Learwood fields on Saturday, however makeups may be scheduled during the week.
  • 1 practice per week during evening hours, with day and time determined by coach and field availability.
  • Individual footskill training offered 3 times per season and is separate from practice.
  • There are three divisions: U6/U7, U8/U9, and U10-U12 Co-ed
    • U6/U7 - birth dates between 8/1/05 - 7/31/07
    • U8/U9 - birth dates between 8/1/03 - 7/31/05
    • U10-U12 Co-ed - birth dates between 8/1/00 - 7/31/03
  • For a higher level of competition see Travel Soccer


Travel Soccer (2012-13)
Competitive soccer for the more dedicated player.

  • The Avon Lake travel program provides a higher level of competition against other communities throughout Northeast Ohio.
  • This program begins at the U9 level (8/1/06) through U14 (7/31/99).
  • Teams are selected through a tryout that occurs in May/June each year.
  • There can be multiple teams in each age group.
  • There are 8 games in the Fall and 8 games in the Spring with 4 games being played at home and 4 games played at other community sites.
  • Games are normally played on Sundays.
  • 2 practices per week at Avon Lake fields.
  • Team technical training offered 6 times per season and may be separate from practice.

See the Travel Tryout Presentation (PDF) to learn more.

Brief Description of ALSO Board Positions