Salem Youth Soccer Association: Recreational Recreation League

Recreation League
The Recreation League is the largest division of SYSA, consisting of approximately 50 teams in 5 age groups. The Rec league plays a two-season schedule, with 8 games in the Fall and 8 games in the Spring.
In the Spring, there is a picture day and the players receive a participation award.
The Recreation U10 division typically participates every year in the U10 Festival run by the New Hampshire Soccer Association (NHSA) in October. The Recreation league also has a Festival every Spring for all age divisions.


Recreation Under 6 (U6)
A fun, non-competitive coed instructional program for beginners aged 4 to under 6.
1 Hour practice/scrimmage each Sunday.
Size 3 Soccer Ball and shinpads required.

For the 2006/07 season, the child must be born between August 1, 2000 and July 31, 2002.


Recreation Under 8 (U8)
A fun, developmental coed league for players aged 6 and 7.
1 Practice during the week and a 1 Hour game each Sunday (two 20 min. halves).
Size 3 Soccer Ball and shinpads required. Cleats recommended.

For the 2006/07 season, the child must be born between August 1, 1998 and July 31, 2000.


Recreation Under 10 (U10)
A fun, slightly competitive Developmental league for ages 8 and 9.
1 Practice during the week and a 1 Hour game each Sunday (two 25 min. halves).
Size 4 Soccer Ball and shinpads required. Cleats recommended.

For the 2006/07 season, the child must be born between August 1, 1996 and July 31, 1998.


Recreation Under 12 (U12)
A fun, fairly competitive Developmental league for ages 10 and 11.
1 Practice during the week and a 1 Hour game each Sunday (two 30 min. halves).
Size 4 Soccer Ball and shinpads required. Cleats recommended.

For the 2006/07 season, the child must be born between August 1, 1994 and July 31, 1996.


Recreation Under 15 (U15)
A fun, fairly competitive Developmental league for boys and girls ages 12 through 14.
1 Practice during the week and a 1 to 1-1/2 Hour game each Sunday (two 30 to 45 min. halves).
Size 5 Soccer Ball and shinpads required. Cleats recommended.

For the 2006/07 season, the child must be born between August 1, 1991 and July 31, 1994.