KLM Tykes U4-U7

(2019-2016 born)

Program Highlights:

  • Qualified & friendly team of staff coaches teach soccer skills alongside physical literacy
  • Age-appropriate activities encourage movement, dexterity, soccer skills, and fun
  • Free T-shirt for all KLM Tykes!!
  • Tykes competitive play offers a variety of competition and experience
  • Club-focus remains on creating a ‘great soccer experience’ for each player

U4-U6 Tykes

KLM believes in beginning our youth players’ soccer careers under the guidance of qualified staff coaches. Coaches lead structured activities and games to ensure fun, consistency in development, soccer success, and a continued love of the game. Welcome (back) to KLM!

KLM now offers 2 different locations and program days to ensure families have the option to choose the day and location that best fits their schedules.

Option A
Saturdays
Hillcrest Park
9am-10am
Option B
Sundays
Moberly Park
9am-10am

Event Details

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Program KLM Tykes (U4-U6), 2022-2023 Season
Participants U4 (2019), U5 (2018), U6 (2017) girls & boys
Dates First day: Sat, Sept 10th, 2022
Season: September 2022– March, 2023 (6 months)
Holidays Winter Holidays: Dec 19th – Jan 7th
The club notifies parents of all schedule changes ahead of time.
Times

 SATURDAYS (Option A)

Hillcrest East Field (grass)
U4/U6: 9am-10am
U7: 10am-11am

 

SUNDAYS (Option B)

Moberly Park
U4/U6: 9am-10am
U7: 10am-11am

Players are to arrive 5 minutes before each practice, dressed appropriately.

Indoor Gyms N/A
Field(s)

Hillcrest East (grass field)
Hillcrest Community Centre northside, along Peveril Ave at 28th Ave

 

Moberly Park
7646 Prince Albert St

 

Equipment Players require shin-guards and cleats; be mindful of shoe-wear for the different fields. KLM provides a free KLM Tykes T-shirt to all participants. Think weather-appropriate clothes. (See Common Questions below)
Weather The Fall/Winter seasonal programs and leagues will be cancelled in severe or sudden adverse weather conditions or in the case of a Public Health Order. If this is the case, parents will be notified via email of any cancellations. The club will not be responsible for refunds if we are unable to reschedule any missed sessions due to weather or a Public Health Order.   See Common Questions below regarding ‘Field Status’.

 

Program Details

Program KLM Tykes (U4-U6), 2022-2023 Season
Registration KLM emails ‘program start reminder’ to parents in late August.
Registration fees, timeline, refund policies, etc:
https://klmsoccer.ca/registration/#reg
Cost

All KLM players receive the same comprehensive package to the benefit of the players and their teams.

U4-U6 KLM Package:
– $195 early-bird, $245 after April 1st
– Qualified staff coaching
– Age-appropriate fun, teaching, and competition
– 6 months of soccer!

Refunds are available prior to October 1st. See Common Questions below for details.

Coaches Staff coaches are assigned by the club, and supported by the KLM Head Coach.
Volunteers Please see Common Questions below regarding volunteering opportunities.
Play levels KLM works to ensure the best development and experience for all players. Young players are encouraged to explore all positions, and are provided the opportunity, time, and coaching to gain confidence and success.
Questions Please look below to see answers to our most common questions.
Email additional questions, concerns, or suggestions to: info@klmsoccer.com

 

U7 TYKES

U7 Tykes is a smart way to start competitive soccer while still in a dynamic, competitive-fun but controlled environment. House games are scheduled each Saturday to support what players have learned in practices. KLM Tykes offers a variety of game play and experience to build confidence, skills, and a love of the game.

Wednesday Practice:

  • EVERYONE ATTENDS
  • Vantech Secondary
  • 5:00-6:00pm
  • 2600 Slocan Ave

Weekend Options (Choose 1):

Option A
Saturdays
Hillcrest Park
10am-11am
Option B
Sundays
Moberly Park
10am-11am

Event Details

Program U7 Tykes, 2022-2023 Season
Participants U7 (2016) girls & boys
Dates First week: Sept 5th – 11th, 2022 projected
First games: Sat, Sept 10th, 2022
Season: September 2022 – March, 2023 (6 months)
Holidays Winter Holidays: Dec 16th – Jan 2nd
Games are typically not scheduled during Thanksgiving (mid-October) or Family Day weekend (mid-Feb). The club notifies team officials, who in turn notify players & parents of all schedule changes ahead of time.
Practices

Program runs twice per week under qualified staff coaches.

PRACTICE (Everyone Attends)

Wednesdays Sessions – Vantech Secondary (turf)
U7 Boys & Girls: Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm

 

WEEKEND OPTIONS (Choose 1)

Practice & Game Schedule: (subject to changes)

JAMBOREE GAMES

Option A
Saturdays
Hillcrest Park
10am-11am
Option B
Sundays
Moberly Park
10am-11am
Indoor Gyms

N/A

Home Fields

Moberly Park (grass field)
7646 Prince Albert St., Vancouver

 

Vantech Secondary (turf field)
2650 Slocan St, Vancouver

Equipment Players require shin-guards and cleats; be mindful of shoe-wear for the different fields. KLM provides players with official KLM pinnies for all in-house programs. Think weather-appropriate clothes. (See Common Questions below)
Weather The Fall/Winter seasonal programs and leagues will be cancelled in severe or sudden adverse weather conditions or in the case of a Public Health Order. If this is the case, parents will be notified via email of any cancellations. The club will not be responsible for refunds if we are unable to reschedule any missed sessions due to weather or a Public Health Order.  See Common Questions below regarding ‘Field Status’.

 

Program Details

 

Program U7 Tykes, 2022-2023 Season
Registration KLM emails ‘program start reminder’ to parents in late August.
Registration fees, timeline, refund policies, etc:
https://klmsoccer.ca/registration/#reg
Cost

All KLM players receive the same comprehensive package to the benefit of the players and their teams.

U7 KLM Package:
– $325 early bird:  $395 after April 1st

– Qualified staff coaches for both practices & games
– Practice & Community Kicks games each week
– 6 months of soccer! 

Refunds are available prior to October 1st. See Common Questions below for details.

Coaches Staff coaches are assigned by the club, and supported by the KLM Head Coach.
Volunteers Please see Common Questions below regarding volunteering opportunities.
Play levels KLM works to ensure the best development and experience for all players. Young players are encouraged to explore all positions, and are provided the opportunity, time, and coaching to gain confidence and success.
Questions Please look below to see answers to our most common questions.
Email additional questions, concerns, or suggestions to: info@klmsoccer.com

 

Common Questions

Safety Related

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

Appropriate Clothing?
For practices, players can wear shorts or pants. For games, players need to wear their team jerseys, shorts, and socks. Note, players can wear thermal-wear under their shorts & jerseys for games. For cold and wet weather, please consider soccer-appropriate hats, gloves, rain-gear or thermal-wear to keep warm. This is a parent/player responsibility.

Field Status

City of Vancouver updates their field status every Friday afternoon: https://covapp.vancouver.ca/parkfinder/FieldStatus.aspx

Field Status & Alternative Field(s)?
Games are sometimes scheduled on alternate (gravel) fields due to weather concerns. Team officials inform parents as soon as they are aware of scheduling changes.

Participation-Related

Player Development
Need more soccer? Speak with your coach to learn about more opportunities.

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.

Money-Related

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

Refunds?
Refunds are possible prior to deadline, less a $50 administration fee. The refund deadline for the upcoming season is September 1st. See www.klmsoccer.com/registration for further details. Requests and questions are to be emailed to the Registrar at info@klmsoccer.com.

Uniform Deposits?
Uniform deposits are coordinated prior to season start.

People-Related

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 team coach know if you have concerns, or if needed, forward your comments 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 and support of everyone involved.

U4-U6 Tykes

U7 TYKES

Field Locations