Freedom Optimist Soccer: Welcome


Welcome to Freedom Optimist Soccer.

FOSoccer Information Line

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Fall 2015 Registration

Recreation Soccer teams for boys and girls from age three to seniors in high school. Everyone can play regardless of skill level.

All registration will be on online this year – register at – regular registration starting May 1-31. We will have 3 walk up sessions and will provide computers and assistance in registering, uniforms for sizing and folks to answers any questions on Saturday May 2, 9 & 16 at the Freedom Optimist Hall Upstairs on Rt. 32 (next to Pizza Hut) from 10-2. For additional information check out our website at or email us at

Interesting in Refereeing?

FO Soccer Referees – new and experienced – must be in at least 7th grade. Training sessions in mid to late August. Register at and we will contact you in early August. Any questions email .

Are you an adult interesting in playing soccer?

Did you enjoy playing soccer as a kid and would like to play outdoors? FDO Soccer is looking for interested parties who would like to play in a COED Adult Outdoor Soccer league on Sunday mornings in the fall. Interested parties please email us at

Weather Policies

Weather Hotline
If fhe fields are closed due to conditions or inclement weather is expected or occurring, call the FOS hotline at (410) 795-7697, Option 1, to check on field availability. On weekdays the message is updated by 5pm.

Thunder & Lightning Policy per Carroll County Recreation and Parks
Once lightning is observed or thunder is heard during outdoor recreation council activities, all athletic fields must be cleared for a period of 20 minutes. If lightning is observed (or thunder heard) again, the 20 minute period of cleared fields starts over. You can read the official policy at:

Soccer Ball Sizes by Divisions

Here a list of the soccer ball sizes by division:

Size 3   Clinic (4 year olds), Kindergarten, Boys and Girls 1 & 2
Size 4  Boys and Girls 3, 4, and 5/6
Size 5  Boys and Girls 7/8 and High School

Frequently Asked Questions

See our FAQs.

The Freedom Optimist Soccer League is affiliated with the Freedom Area Recreation Council in cooperation with the Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks.

The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Madeline M. Morey, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3800, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.