Skill Centre Program - Summer Season

Program Description:

The Skill Centre Program Program is designed to meet the needs of players that desire a more challenging and competitive playing environment. Our main goal for the Skill Centre program is to help each player reach their maximum potential in a challenging yet fun environment. This program follows the Suburban FC performance player pathway and feeds players into our Pre-Academy and Performance teams.

 


Program Details:

Soccer Age & Groupings

  • Open to all U8-U11 players (Born 2015-2011)
  • Players are typically grouped by age and gender into teams/training groups. 

Season Length 

  • 18 Weeks beginning in May. (Week of July 25th - 29th is off for summer break) 

Pre-Season Details (May 2nd - May 31st)

Option #1: 1x Weekly

  • Once weekly technical practices on Turf.

Option #2: 2x Weekly

  • Once weekly technical practices on Turf.
  • Once weekly games based training (Champions League) on Turf

In-Season Details (June 1st - September 9th)

Option #1: 1x Weekly + League

  • Once weekly technical practices on Grass OR Turf.
  • Once weekly NSSL league games   

Option #2: 2x Weekly + League

  • Once weekly technical practices on Grass OR Turf.
  • Once weekly games based training (Champions League) on Grass OR Turf
  • Once weekly NSSL league games  

 

Looking for more? AP Training add-on available - CLICK HERE for more details

 

**Please note: Players will have 1 week off during the last week of July (25th-29th) - Mid-Season Vacation Break**

 


Uniforms:

U7/8/9 Players

  • Only Training Uniform Needed

U10/11 Players

  • Training Uniforms Needed
  • Blue/Red Game Uniforms Needed

 

** Please note that as of Fall 2022, our uniform provider will be switching from Inaria to Puma so please do your best to utilize the uniforms that you already have. For both practice and jersey uniforms, please visit the Suburban FC office as there are uniforms for sale. If game uniforms are needed, you will need to receive a jersey number from our Suburban FC staff before you purchase.

 


Cost:

Skill Centre - For players U7/U8/U9 ( Born in 2015 / 2014 / 2013 )

  • Option #1 - $365 (Early Bird Fee)
  • Option #2 - $445 (Early Bird Fee)

Skill Centre - For players U10/11 ( Born in 2012 / 2011 )

  • Option #1 - $385 (Early Bird Fee)
  • Option #2 - $465 (Early Bird Fee)

 


Fees Include:

  • Facility costs
  • Coaches - Lead and assistants
  • Registration with governing bodies (Soccer Nova Scotia & Canada Soccer)
  • Training Equipment
  • Administrative (operations, registration system, processing fees, etc.)
  • League Fees (games, facilities, administration, etc.)

 


Schedule:

Pre-Season Start Date: May 2nd

 

Boys Skill Centre U7/8

Wednesdays @ Weir Field:  6 pm → 7:00 pm (Option #1 & Option #2)

Thursdays @ Weir Field: 6 pm → 7:15 pm (Option #2 Only)
 

Boys Skill Centre U9

Tuesdays @ Weir Field:  6 pm → 7:15 pm (Option #1 & Option #2)

Thursdays @ Weir Field: 6 pm → 7:15 pm (Option #2 Only)

 

Boys Skill Centre U10 & U11

Mondays @ Weir: 6 pm → 7:30 pm (Option #1 & Option #2)

Saturdays @ Weir Field: 9 am → 10:30 am (Option #2 Only)

 

Girls Skill Centre U7/8

Mondays @ CPA: 6 pm → 7:15 pm (Option #1 & Option #2)

Thursdays @ Weir Field: 6 pm → 7:15 pm (Option #2 Only)

 

Girls Skill Centre U9

Mondays @ CPA: 6 pm → 7:15 pm (Option #1 & Option #2)

Thursdays @ Weir Field: 6 → 7:15 pm (Option #2 Only) 

 

Girls Skill Centre U10 & U11

Mondays @ CPA: 6 pm → 7:15 pm (Option #1 & Option #2)

Saturdays @ Weir Field: 9am → 10:30 am (Option #2 Only)

 

In-Season Start Date: June 1st. (**Will be submitted on TeamSnap when teams are created**)

Session 1: Technical Practice (Mondays) - Time and Location TBD

Session 2: Games Based Practice (Wednesdays OR Thursdays) - Time and Location TBD

League Games: Weekend times TBD

*Times may be subject to change*

 

Once registered, please refer to your individual TeamSnap account where you will find all up to date schedule details - times, play days and locations. A TeamSnap walkthrough could be found below. 

TeamSnap Tutorial - CLICK HERE 

 


Coaching:

This program is lead by Oliver Hewish & Graham Ashworth (Technical Directors of Boys & Girls) and assisted by technical trainers, youth coaches and volunteer coaches. All coaches are apart of Suburban FC's Coach Development Program.  

If you are interested in coaching, please contact Oliver Hewish @ oliver.hewish@suburbanfc.ca

 


Program Curriculum:

  • Ball Mastery
  • Passing and Receiving - Both Feet
  • Shooting - Both Feet
  • Dribbling
  • Defending
  • Shielding
  • Athletic Building
  • Turning
  • 1v1 Mastery
  • Small Sided Games

 


Questions:

If you have any questions, please contact:  admin@suburbanfc.ca

 

 


NEED TO KNOW

Schedules are subject to change based on facility availability. If location or time changes, communication will be sent out via TeamSnap.

 

Need financial assistance?

** We are a non-profit soccer club and we strive to balance low program fees (as low as possible) with superior coaching and training opportunities. If our fees present a barrier for your player, we encourage you to contact Suburban FC at admin@suburbanfc.ca to discuss payment options. There are also opportunities for financial support available through KidSport and Jumpstart ** 

 

What happens if there is bad weather and field closures? 

** Unfortunately due to time constraints, there will be no make-up sessions or pro-rated refunds due to poor weather / field closure. Field closures and extreme weather conditions are beyond our control. We will always strive to ensure that programming is offered when we have access to fields and it does not jeopardize the safety of our players. Any cancellations will be clearly communicated via TeamSnap.  **

Contact Us

Contact Info

Office Address:
59 Damascus Rd (Bedford Commons)
Bedford, NS B4A 0C2

Mailing Address:
PO Box 44078
Bedford, NS, B4A 3X5

Phone: 902-832-6824

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