U5-U8 Info

U5-U8 Fall 2020 Practice Schedule begins September 14, 2020. 

[Fall 2020 U5-U8 Practice Schedule]

Fall 2020

Fall 2020 U5-U8 Sunday Sessions

September 20, 27

October 4, 18, 25

November 1, 8, 15

U7 & U8 LIJSL Development Days

U7 & U8 Players generally participate in LIJSL Development Days at Peter C Collins Soccer Park in addition to their in-house play.  We are unsure given COVID-19 yet if the Development Days will proceed.


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  • Field Assignment Notes:
    • U5s always report to the Burns Attack Field
    • U5s and U6s are age groups, not "teams" so not to worry if there is no "Coach" aka Parent Administrator listed on your child's team.  The Parent Administrators in the age group and the Trainers will help all teams/players
    • U7s and U8s while divided into teams are also really just age groups where we focus on individual development.  Do not worry if your child's team does not have a PA listed, MSC will make sure that the volunteer PAs in the group & Trainers help the in-house game days run smoothly.   
    • Please note that the goal is to have the kids play and get as many touches on the ball as possible and to find success going to goal.  The team is not important in the slightest at this point in their development and only exists for organizational purposes.   
  • Please note: The dates, times and locations listed are based on the schedules set at the beginning of the season. If a certain date, time, or location changes, updates will be communicated to parents via Sportssignup emails and texts. Please ensure you are signed up to receive club emails (and check Spam) and texts in your Sportssignup account at https://limassapequasc.sportssignupapp.com/Login.
  • See below for the John J Burns Park U5-U8 Field Map

Burns Park U5-U8 Small-Sided Field Map

Burns Park U5-U8 Small-Sided Field Map

John Burns Park - Field 18 (Main)

4990 Merrick Rd, Massapequa Park, NY 11762

From the West: 

- Take Southern State Parkway to Exit 28A South or the Long Island Expressway to Exit 44 South (Seaford-Oyster Bay - Route 135)
- Take the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway to the end (Merrick Road East)
- Go East on Merrick Road approximately 2.3 miles
- After passing Massapequa High School on the left, John Burns Park will be on the right

From the East:

- Take Southern State Parkway to Exit 32 South (Route 110)
- Take Route 110 South to the end (Merrick Road - Route 27A)
- Turn right onto Merrick Road heading West and continue approximately 1.5 miles
- John Burns Park will be on the left side across from a small shopping center

 

*Note that for small sided games, the Main Soccer field may be designated as 18N or 18S meaning the game will be played on the North or South half of the Main Soccer Field.