Topeka Soccer Club hosts the largest recreational soccer league in Shawnee County.
Come see why.
Our Recreational soccer programs offer soccer options for every age and skill level. It is ideal for the casual player or those just entering the sport. All teams are volunteer led and get free training from our professional soccer staff to help them throughout the season.
Our Recreational soccer program provides boys and girls teams for ages U5 through U14. We welcome both fully formed teams and individuals looking to join existing teams. Although the Rec division is strictly for fun, we still expect players, coaches, and spectators to follow the TSC Code of Conduct.
The cost of this program is tiered based on format and includes 8 games. We play in the fall and spring seasons.
Spring Session runs March - May games will be played on the weekends.
Governor's Cup Tournament is May 13-16th
Fall Session runs August - October games will be played on the weekends
Game weekends August 27th & 28th
September 10th & 11th
September 17th & 18th
September 24th & 25th
October 1st & 2nd
October 7th & 8th
October 22nd & 23rd - RAINOUT
Nightmare on NW 17th Street Soccer Tournament is October 14th - 16th 2022 REGISTER NOW
Our Recreational rules are looked at every year by our Board of Trustees, review them now. Recreational Rules
U5 - $69
We are proud to announce the addition of our U5 division. This will be conducted in a 3v3 format with no goalies.
U6/U7 - $99
Our U6/U7 division is our 4v4 format with no goalies.
U8 - $109.00
Introducing our revitalized U8 division with the 5v5 playing format. This format introduces the addition of a goalie.
U9/U10 - $119.00
Our U9/U10 is our traditional 7v7 playing format with a goalie.
U11/U12 - $129.00
Let's add two more players on the field with our 9v9 playing format.
U13/U14 - $139.00
Finally our 11v11 traditional playing format!
Looking to Coach?
All of our Rec teams have volunteer coaches. If you're wanting to be one of them, click the link below
to be taken to some info and resources to help you guide your team.
Why is soccer so expensive?
Thanks for our association with PUMA, we are able to provide jersey at a reduced price to our membership.
Fields & Equipment
Field maintenance, equipment upkeep, property taxes, and water are expensive. We are one of the only clubs that own their property.
The most overlooked and important part of the game is our amazing referee staff. These folks deserve more.
Paying our staff to keep the teams organized as well as provide liability insurance, this website, TeamSnap, and other costs.
The 6 Game Models of Youth Soccer
US Youth Soccer (USYS) and the US Soccer Federation (USSF) split soccer players into 6 different groups based on age. The 6 game models are listed below and we hope this chart begins to help you and your player understand what you need to be successful when you start.
- Ages 4-7
- Size 3 soccer ball
- Focus only on ball skills and fun. There are no 4v4 tactics. Passing, shooting, and defending are secondary to ball control and dribbling.
- The only focus is "Can I do it?" at this age. Learning the soccer skills: dribbling forward, backward, side to side and stopping or turning
- Teams can have up to 8 players on their roster. They play four 10 minute quarters.
- For the laws of the game CLICK HERE
The 3 Soccer Questions
With our Rec soccer players we try to answer the first soccer question: "Can I do it?" and move them into the second of three questions, with the second question being: "Can I do it with my head up?" For instance, can I dribble forward, backward, and to each side? Can I receive and complete a pass? Can I stop the ball from rolling?
After the answer to "Can I do it?" is "Yes!," the next question is "Can I do it with my head up?" Can I dribble forward, backward, and to each side WITHOUT LOOKING DOWN? Can I make and receive passes WHILE LOOKING AT MY TEAMMATES? Can I stop and turn and quickly look up?
Finally, players need to ask, "How fast can I do it with my head up?" Can I accomplish this action with the fewest touches possible? Can I settle the ball with a single touch? Can I dribble past my opponents or quickly find and execute a pass?
Not sure what they should practice?
What age are we?
In 2016, US Soccer changed the way teams are formed by age. Although it took us a while, we are now 100% compliant.
Need to see what age your player is in? Check the chart below. We are currently in the 2022-2023 soccer year.
Fall 2022 Recreational Season - Important Dates
- Registration closed
- October 14th-16th: Nightmare on 17th St tournament