U7 Community Kicks Program
*KLM Soccer Club follows the evolving recommendation and guidance as outlined by provincial health and sports authorities including the BC’s Restart Plan, BC CDC, ViaSPort and BC Soccer.
- Inclusive package led by qualified, friendly staff coaches
- A Saturday morning session and 1 weekday session
- Community Kicks competitive play offers a variety of competition and experience
- Club-focus remains on creating a ‘great soccer experience’ for each player
|Program||Community Kicks (U7), 2021-2022 Season|
|Participants||U7 (2015) girls & boys|
|Dates||First week: Sept 6th – 12th, 2021 projected
First games: Sat, Sept 11th, 2021
Season: September 2021 – March, 2022 (6 months)
|Holidays||Winter Holidays: Dec 13th – Jan 2nd projected
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.
Program runs twice per week under qualified staff coaches with an optional third session.
Practice & Game Schedule: (subject to changes)
1) Community Kicks Games – Mount Pleasant Elementary (grass)
2) Wednesdays Sessions – Vantech Secondary (turf)
Mount Pleasant Elementary (grass field)
Vantech Secondary (turf field)
|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||We play rain or shine. KLM notifies parents by 7pm Fridays of field closures as is determined by the Vancouver Park Board and/or Vancouver School Board. See Common Questions below regarding ‘Field Status’.|
|Program||Community Kicks (U7), 2020-2021 Season|
|Registration||KLM emails ‘program start reminder’ to parents in late August.
Registration fees, timeline, refund policies, etc:
There are no hidden fees at KLM such as “volunteer fee”, “assessment fee”, and “academy sessions” which can double seasonal registration costs. All KLM players receive the same comprehensive package to the benefit of the players and their teams.
U7 KLM Package:
– Qualified staff coaches for both practices & games
Refunds are available prior to September 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Common Questions: Safety Related
Safety is first. Please make coaches aware of any potential injuries or illnesses
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.
Common Questions: Field Status
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.
Common Questions: Participation-Related
Need more soccer? Speak with your coach to learn about more opportunities.
KLM is a non-profit youth sports organization supported by the dedication of staff and volunteers alike. Please contact email@example.com if interested in volunteering for KLM.
Common Questions: Money-Related
KLM proudly supports soccer for all players, irrespective of financial capacity. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange to speak about financial assistance through KidSport. Learn more about KidSport in your city; visit KidSport-Vancouver at:
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 email@example.com.
Uniform deposits are coordinated prior to season start.
Common Questions: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.