Soccer Teams for Children in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn


Soccer in Bay Ridge

soccer in bay ridge



Updated February 2020



Soccer is a popular sport in Bay Ridge. Registration for some of these programs starts in the Spring, so the coaches could order shirts and uniforms and have them ready for the Fall season.

1)  St. Patrick’s Soccer Joe 917-470-5757

For : Students in grades K-8

Plays: Saturday mornings on Shore Road by 97th Street in the fenced in turf field

Registration:  Here    Cost: $150

Other supplies needed: shin guards, sneakers or rubber cleats (no metal on them)

Travel Team:   YES

2) Super Soccer Stars 

For Ages: 2- 5 years old.


Weekend classes at Shore Road Park (at 79th and 95th Streets). Search on their site by neighborhood: Bay Ridge and then the park you want. 

They teach basics to small children.   They are instructional, individualized and have a high coach to student ratio.

Register: Here    Cost: Six 45 minute sessions: $60 

Super Soccer Stars no longer has the Shine program for children with special needs. See below for other programs for children with special needs.






3) OLPH Soccer – In Sunset Park, but very popular for Bay Ridge players.




For Ages:  4-13  Co-ed teams        Facebook: here  They start in the second week in September. Team assignments are given a few days before the first game.





Play at:   Father Tom Joyce Field 312 64th Street in Brooklyn. Nice field with a concession stand.






• Saturday morning sessions for Pre-K/K at 9 am. 1st graders at 10 am (bring #3 ball, cleats or sneakers, shinguards, water and a smile). 
• Pee Wee Division for 2-3 grade on Saturdays with games at 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm. 
• Bantam Division for 4-5 grade on Saturday afternoons with some Sunday games. 
• Junior Division for 6-8 grades on Sunday afternoon


Registration:   Here  Announced: June 8th here  Cost: $120  includes OLPH tee shirt or Jersey depending on division.  The registration fees pay for league equipment, field use, field maintenance, insurance, and running/maintaining the field house.  

Other supplies needed:  a ball, shin guards & cleats

Travel Team:   YES.  March to June. Half the games will be home (OLPH field) and half away, mainly in Queens. Players are required to attend one practice each week (at OLPH field or at the OLPH Gym located at 552-560 59th Street) and one game, that is played on either Friday evening, Saturday or Sunday. Age groups for the CYO travel teams are organized by grade from 3rd – 8th graders. Signup in March 

*This league needs parent volunteers to help out.

Contact:  or  347-829-6574









4) Super League Athletic Academy

For Ages:  2-9 Years old.  Facebook




Plays at: DGK Parochial School Gym – 8502 Ridge Boulevard. 

Registration: Here    Cost: $180-$220 depending on age 







5) Brooklyn City F.C. Development Center  

For Ages: Players born in 2011-2015


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Practice: Mondays: Socceroof at 6-7 pm   OR   Wednesdays: Poly Prep at 6-7 pm  OR  Thursdays: Shore Road Turf at 3.30-4.30 pm

Registration: Here  or   Here     Cost: $99 for 10 weeks. All players receive a Brooklyn City F.C. training jersey, and a size 1 ball for playing/practice at home.

The have indoor soccer in the Winter monbths.






6) 68th Precinct Youth Council

For Ages: 4-15 years old         Facebook: here    More info here

Plays at: Saturday AND Sunday at Ben Vitale Field (Bay 8th Street & Poly Place – the entrance is closer to 14th & Cropsey Avenues)

Registration:  Here     Cost: $100 if you pay before June 15th $115 after June 15th

Travel Team: No.  But they have an indoor soccer team in the Winter months at Fort Hamilton High School.






7) Bridgeview Soccer Academy – New group for 2020 at Cesear’s Bay – info here  They are offering some free classes so people can try them out.

8) Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club 





For Ages: for ages 4 -13   Facebook     Their Youtube

Practice: Verrazano Drier Offerman Field – Shore Parkway and Bay 49th Street – 2nd entrance is for FIAO’s fields

Registration:  here     Cost: $1600 for the year – includes uniform, coach fees, league fees and tournaments.

Travel Team:   YES – See here and schedule here      This  league is serious about soccer!

Contact:  718-232-9435   Ludo Masucci:   If you want to be a travel coach with the Brooklyn Italians – apply here

**They also have the Christopher Columbus Cup in October – see here




  They do soccer indoors in the Winter at Adelphi Academy.









9)  Dyker Heights Knights  Indoor soccer

For students in grade 2nd  to 8th grade



Play:  There are open practices scheduled every Sat for different age groups to work on their skills.

The soccer program starts in late November and runs through March.

This past season up to 220 kids participated in this program.

The soccer program is a very popular program and usually has a waiting list of registrants four months before it starts.

Register: Here   Cost: $265.00   

Contact: Numbers here 

In mid-Fall, the Knights have Indoor Soccer.









9) St. Athanasius Soccer – Saint A’s

For Ages: for boys and girls ages 3-14


Registration:  STAYOUTHSPORTS.COM Cost:  $150

Travel Team:   YES

Contact: Pat Lawler  347-262-1137    347-671-9235 or Joe Orlando 646-210-2919


All American Soccer Club – not a lot of info, but this is 2020’s schedule. 









10) VIP Soccer 2001 Oriental Blvd, Brooklyn. For boys and girls 2005 – 2014.



11) AYSO – American Youth Soccer Organization    

For Ages: Children ages 4-18   Instagram


Play on Saturdays in Marine Park

Registration: Started in April 2019    Cost: $125 

Travel Team:   NO






11)Brooklyn Dynamites Soccer 

For Ages: 4-13      Facebook


Practice: 10 kids to 1 coach, 1 hour class (45 min technique, 15 min games), good variety of drill/exercises. $160/10 classes

Registration:      Cost: 

Travel Team:   YES

Contact: 917-805-8587   or   718-975-7076 Alex and Lina




12) Coney Island Cyclones Youth Soccer 

For Ages:  3-14    Facebook page


Practice: Bill Bear Park

Registration:         Cost:  $349 for once a week – $549 for twice a week

Travel Team:   YES – see here

Contact: 646-327-0109





13)  Socceroof  is at 14 – 53rd Street in Sunset Park. Socceroof opened in the Fall of 2018 – see here

For Ages: 5-12  years old     Facebook    Instagram



8 Weeks of Classes – $175  includes shirt  


Contact: 631-338-1334

14) JC Socroc – 4 locations in Brooklyn – they play on different days

For Ages: 1.5 – 11 years old

Registration:  here     Cost: 10 weeks $300 (but can be prorated if you start late)

Contact:  917-703-0409



15) FA Euro Euro Youth Football Association (but it’s soccer)

For Ages:   5-19               Facebook        Their Instagram

They play at New Utrecht High School 1601 – 80th Street

Registration:  here     Cost:                            Private Lessons here

Travel Team:   No, but they go to camp in Florida

Contact:  718-331-6308




16) The School of Modern Soccer (website gone)

For Ages: for children 9 and up

Play at: Lessons at Shore Road Park or Adelphi (other indoor and outdoor locations) 

Registration:       Cost: 6 Saturday lessons for $140 plus $15 registration (or $25 a lesson)

Contact: 718-204-8534  or  718- 728-2255



17) Chernomorets has soccer for 3 year olds. (slightly outside of the area)

For Ages:  children 3-13

Play at: 336 AVE Y, BROOKLYN NY 11223

TUESDAYS: 5:30PM-6:30PM and 6:30PM-7:30PM

THURSDAYS: 5:30PM-6:30PM and 6:30PM-7:30PM

SATURDAYS: 10AM-11AM and 11AM-12PM

Registration:      Cost: ?

Contact: 917-721-7883 Sasha




18) Kings Bay Y  Soccer Academhy

Ages 6-14years old old boys and girls





Contact:Sal at 646-996-8889 or 917-623-6225





19) City Soccer Pro

For Ages:   

Registration:                       Cost:                           

Travel Team:   Yes for 7-12 year olds. See here

Premier Program for 12-18 year olds – See here

Contact:  347-837-9296  or 718-495-5382





20) Dutch Total Soccer  (DTS) Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Avenue

For Ages:   18 months to 14 years old

Play  Aviator Sports & Events Centers at 3159 Flatbush Ave in Brooklyn

*All classes require a $35 Aviator Membership to register.
(Please see website for additional details

Registration: Here        Cost:                           

They have a Mommy and Me Soccer Class (18 months to 3 years old), as well as an All Girls Team.


DTS NY Upcoming Winter Classes @ Aviator Sports & Events Center are open now for: the 8-week DTS Skill classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays for ages between 3-12 years old and are suitable for beginners and experienced players, boys & girls



21) The Federation FIAO

Boys and Girls ages 4-14

Registration at FIAO 7403 – 18th Avenue

Sara Gambino 718-259-2828



22) Very Important Players  Soccer Academy

Ages: 4+

Play at Kingsborough
Call: 347-666-4934   



Where is there soccer for babies?



12-24 Months Old Pre-Soccer

Not in Bay Ridge, but there is soccer for babies 12-24 months old in Brooklyn at Kick and Play Soccer Stars. They have locations in Downtown Brooklyn (see here)


1.5 Years Old – 2 Years Old

JC Socroc at Play Greenpoint 33 Nassau Avenue Brooklyn 11222 they have Fall and Winter classes, but you can join at any time. See schedule here Thursdays 917-703-0409




Soccer programs for children with special needs


Brooklyn bridge Park League is laid back and has accommodating coaches/volunteers  on Saturday mornings 8:00 – 9:00 am  

The KOL program meets at the 14th Street Y  in Manhattan. Antonio Rodriguez is the head of it:  

Creativity soccer – this was left in the comments, but I don’t see info about special needs.






Where is there soccer for older children Ages 15-17


1) 68th Police Precinct Team – Saturday AND Sunday at Ben Vitale Field (Bay 8th Street & Poly Place – the entrance is closer to 14th & Cropsey Avenues) Registration – $100 if you pay before June 15th $115 after June 15th – includes the uniform (Registration started in April) Application to fill out


AYSO – American Youth Soccer Organization – two separate groups – one in Marine Park and the other in Prospect Park. Both play on Saturdays and both for ages 4-18. Registration for September opened in April (and is $85 then) – now it is $140



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