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.
- EVERYONE ATTENDS
- Vantech Secondary
- 2600 Slocan Ave
Weekend Options (Choose 1):
|Program||U7 Tykes, 2023-2024 Season|
|Participants||U7 (2017) girls & boys|
First day is the weekend of September 9th & 10th, 2023
Season: September 2023 – March, 2024 (6 months)
|Holidays||Winter Holidays: Dec 12th – Jan 4th
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.
PRACTICE (Everyone Attends)
Wednesdays Sessions – Vantech Secondary (turf)
WEEKEND OPTIONS (Choose 1)
Practice & Game Schedule: (subject to changes)
Moberly Park (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||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||U7 Tykes, 2023-2024 Season|
|Registration||KLM emails ‘program start reminder’ to parents in late August.
Registration fees, timeline, refund policies, etc:
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 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: email@example.com
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in volunteering for KLM.
KLM proudly supports soccer for all players, irrespective of financial capacity. Contact email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Uniform deposits are coordinated prior to season start.
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 email@example.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.