Spring Tourney Series: U10-U11

(2009-2010 born)

KLM’s “Spring Tourney Series” is designed for players wanting a more in-depth, competitive team experience. Each KLM spring team is led by a qualified staff coach, ensuring integrated player development in preparation for competitive play. Spring teams are particularly popular with the U10 transition age group as teams prepare to jump to a larger field of play. Welcome to KLM Spring!

Program Highlights:

  • Dedicated spring team experience
  • Each team is led by a qualified, staff coach
  • U10 teams play U11 soccer (ie. 8-aside, half-field, offsides, etc)
  • Flexible schedule (players can miss some games)

Program Details

Event:
Participants:
Dates: April 15 – June 28th (Holiday: May 18)
Schedule: Practices: Wednesdays (5-6pm)
Games: 8+ games with some 2-game days and some no-game days. Games are typically played Sunday mornings, and posted weekly by Wednesdays.
Location: Memorial South Park (turf field)
Parking on Prince Albert St. near 45th Ave. (be mindful of signs)
Games: TBA (most games are played in Surrey).
Format: KLM spring teams train once a week in preparation for weekend games. Each team is led by a qualified staff coach and balanced based on age and experience. Teams are formed knowing and allowing for players to miss some game due to spring family plan
Equipment:
Cost: $235 for 10 weeks of fun, competitive soccer led by qualified, staff coaches including 10 practices and 8+ games. KLM strives to be accessible to all. See Common Questions below regarding financial assistance. The refund deadline for spring season is March 15th.

** $45 automatic early-bird discount until January 15th **

Common Questions: Safety Related

Safety?
Safety is first. Please make coaches aware of any potential injuries or illnesses.

Appropriate Clothing?
For practices, kids can wear either shorts or pants. For games, players need to wear their team jerseys, shorts, and shorts.

Field Status & Alternative Field(s)?
City of Vancouver updates their field status every Friday afternoon: https://covapp.vancouver.ca/parkfinder/FieldStatus.aspx

Common Questions: Participation-Related

Player Development
Need more spring soccer?! Always feel free to reach out to the head coach or club to ask about opportunities that match your needs.

KLM’s “Spring Fantasy” and “Spring Tourney” series are designed and scheduled to be complementary (starting as early as U7-U10). Significant player development occurs during the spring season in players who attend both, and commit to achieving their next level. The Fantasy series creates significant play opportunities while the Tourney series creates team experiences against varied opposition.

 

Parent Volunteers
KLM is a non-profit youth sports organization supported by the dedication of staff and volunteers alike. Please contact info@klmsoccer.com if interested in volunteering for KLM club or for your child’s age-group. Remember that the coach rely on parents each week for communicating player availability, punctuality of players, goal net set-up, etc. Be part of making KLM better!

Common Questions: Money-Related

Financial Assistance?
KLM proudly supports soccer for all children, irrespective of financial capacity. Contact registrar@klmsoccer.com to arrange to speak about financial assistance through KidSport. Learn more about KidSport in your city; visit KidSport-Vancouver at: www.kidsportcanada.ca/british-columbia/vancouver

Refunds?
Refunds are possible prior to deadline, less a $35 administration fee. The refund deadline for spring season is March 15th. See www.klmsoccer.com/registration for further details. Requests and questions are to be emailed to the Registrar at: registrar@klmsoccer.com

Common Questions: People-Related

Parental Attitudes?
Parents have a big impact in youth sports. Modelling positive attitudes, sportsmanship, patience, respectful behaviour and spectator roles is integral to success in youth soccer. Help our coaches make KLM soccer positive for all involved.

Bringing Issues Forward?
There are always surprises in youth soccer. Remember that fields, times, etc may be adjusted for many reasons, and sometimes at last minute. Please work with staff to model healthy and proactive communication. Please let your coach know if you have concerns, or if needed, forward your comments confidentially to feedback@klmsoccer.com and an appropriate KLM director will get back to you.

Giving back to KLM?
KLM is a community and volunteer-run organization. We genuinely and deeply thank the participation, support, and humour of all parents involved. Go KLM!

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