Brams United’s Community Soccer Program is designed to encourage participants to stay healthy and active while being social in a recreational, fun, and welcoming environment. Participants receive weekly games, led by volunteer coaches. Athletes will develop social, emotional, and physical life-long skills while enjoying the beautiful game. Brams United offers additional programs to support player development through individual and group training such as Community Soccer PLUS and Brams Academy Programs.

Program Descriptions

TBA- Stay Tuned!

U4-U5 – The Active Start Program is designed to introduce players to fundamental movement skills, introductory soccer skills, fair play, and friendship. The fun environment is full of differing soccer activities focused on physical literacy such as ball control, running with the ball, 1v1, and shooting. The program is led by technical staff supported by volunteer assistants, and guardians are encouraged to support their athletes. Participants can expect repetition in activities so that players can focus on learning fundamental soccer skills and physical literacy movements (20-minute ball activities, 2 x 15-minute halves).

U6-U7 – The U6/U7 program is designed to introduce players to preliminary soccer skills. This fun environment is full of differing soccer activities focused on physical literacy such as ball control, running with the ball, 1v1, and shooting. This program is designed to develop and prepare players to enter the Rep/Development programs, or if the player prefers to continue in recreational. The program is led by technical staff supported by volunteer assistants. Activities will be repeated to allow players more time and practice these skills and techniques needed for the game (20-minute ball activities, 2 x 15-minute halves).

U8-U9 – Players will receive one game a week, officiated and facilitated by Game Leaders. Teams will be led by volunteer coaches who will run 10-minute ball activities before session kick-off. Teams will play 5v5 with a goalkeeper (10-minute ball activities, 2 x 20-minute halves).

U10-U11- Players will receive one game a week, officiated by Match Officials. Teams will work with their volunteer coaches on sessions and development. Teams will play 7v7 with a goalkeeper (10-minute ball activities, 2 x 25-minute halves).

U12-U13 – Players will receive one game a week, officiated by Match Officials. Teams will work with their volunteer coaches on sessions and development. Teams will play 9v9 with a goalkeeper (2 x 35-minute halves).

U14-U18 – Players will receive one game a week, officiated by Match Officials. Teams will be led by volunteer coaches on sessions and development. Teams will play 11v11 with a goalkeeper. Teams will participate in a domestic tournament in June. (2 x 45-minute halves).

Special Requests

  • All player requests must be submitted via email by April 1, 2023 to HLrequests@bramsunited.ca.
  • Brams United strives to provide balanced teams for the enjoyment of all participants in all programs. We are unable to guarantee requests will be fulfilled but will make every effort to accommodate requests that align with the Player Request policy.
  • Brams United operations staff form team rosters. Staff use player evaluations submitted by the participant’s former coaches to evenly roster teams.
  • Please review the Recreational Player Requests Policy prior to submitting your requests.