Welcome Visitors

About Me:

I'm the Queen of the Click...Brooklynite taking over the world from her computer. MCSE, Martha Stewart Wanna Be.

Soccer Teams for Children in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn


Soccer in Bay Ridge

soccer in bay ridge



Updated September 2019



Soccer is a popular sport in Bay Ridge. Some people just love the sport. Some working parents love it because there is just one game/practice a week and no practices during the week for the younger aged teams!  Registration for some of these programs started in the Spring so the coaches could order shirts and uniforms and have them ready for the Fall season.

1)  St. Patrick’s Soccer   stpsports@gmail.com 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 on September 14, 2019. 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.  They start 9/14/19.

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: info@olphsports.org  or  347-829-6574







4) Super League Athletic Academy   superleagueathleticacademy@gmail.com

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


soccer for girls brooklyn



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.

Contact: info@brooklyncityfc.org

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.

Contact:   68pctyc@gmail.com 



7) Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club 

For Ages: for ages 4 -14   Facebook     Their Youtube0

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: LMasucci@BrooklynItalians.org   If you want to be a travel coach with the Brooklyn Italians – apply here

**They also have the Christopher Columbus Cup in October 2019 – see here



  They do soccer indoors in the Winter at Adelphi Academy.





8)  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 3-13



Teams play on Saturdays from September to November at the field at 53rd Street and 21st Avenue. Private field, plenty of parking and clean bathrooms.

Registration:  STAYOUTHSPORTS.COM Cost:  $150

Travel Team:   YES

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

10) 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

Contact: info@mps266.org




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  info.cicyclonesoccer@gmail.com



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

For Ages: 5-11 years old     Facebook    Instagram



Bring your child to our FREE soccer introduction class on Sunday, Sept 8, 2019 a 11:00 – 12:00 pm OR Wednesday, Sept 11, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.   They will have fun scoring goals, soccer drills and get a taste of the youth soccer programs that are open to all skill level.  If you aren’t available on those dates, sign up for a Free Trial Class here


Mondays 6:00 – 7:30 pm 

Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Sundays 11:00 – 12:30 pm


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   jcsocroc@gmail.com



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  peys62@aol.com




18) Kings Bay Y – Free Soccer Clinics

Ages 6-12 years old old boys and girls




September 29, 2019 and October 6, 2019 – 12:00 pm

Play at: Coyle Street between Avenue X and Y in Sheepshead Bay

Register  Here    Cost: Free 

Contact: 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)

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 www.aviatorsports.com)

Registration: Here        Cost:                           

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

Contact: NYdirector@dutchtotalsoccer.com

DTS NY Upcoming Winter Classes @ Aviator Sports & Events Center are open now for: the 8-week DTS Skill classes on various dates start 11/12!

Classes are offered on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays for ages between 3-12 years old and are suitable for beginners and experienced players, boys & girls.

$250 BEFORE 10/26/19
$275 Regular Price
$296 After Class Start

Junior GIRLS I Class 5-6 Years 11/12/19
Tuesday 4:00pm-5:00pm

DTS Junior Academy II 7-8 Years 11/12/19
Tuesday 4:00pm-5:00pm

DTS Junior Academy I 5-6 Years 11/12/19
Tuesday 5:00pm-6:00pm

Steppin Into Soccer 3-4 Years 11/12/19
Tuesday 5:00pm-6:00pm

Skills & Scrimmages 7-9 Years 11/12/19
Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00pm

Elite Skills Class 7-10 Years 11/12/19
Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00pm

Elite Skills Class 11-14 Years 11/12/19
Tuesday 7:00pm-8:00pm

High School Class 13-16 Years 11/12/19
Tuesday 7:00pm-8:00pm

Steppin Into Soccer 3-4 Years 11/14/19
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm

DTS Junior Academy I 5-6 Years 11/14/19
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm

DTS Junior Academy II 7-8 Years 11/14/19
Thursday 5:30pm-6:30pm
Junior GIRLS II Class 7-9 Years 11/14/19
Thursday 5:30pm-6:30pm

Skills & Drills 9-12 Years 11/14/19
Thursday 6:30pm-7:30pm

Power Shooting 10-14 Years 11/14/19
Thursday 6:30pm-7:30pm

Steppin Into Soccer 3-4 Years 11/16/19
Saturday 9:30am-10:30am
DTS Junior Academy I 5-6 Years 11/16/19
Saturday 9:30am-10:30am

DTS Junior Academy II 7-8 Years 11/16/19
Saturday 10:30am-11:30am
Skills & Drills 9-12 Years 11/16/19
Saturday 10:30am-11:30am

Skills & Scrimmages 5-7 Years 11/16/19
Saturday 11:30am-12:30pm

Steppin Into Soccer 3-4 Years 11/16/19
Saturday 11:30am-12:30pm

Parent & Me 18 Months – 3 Years 11/17/19
Sunday 11:00am-12:00pm
$124 BEFORE 10/26/19
$145 Regular Price
$170 After Class Start

Steppin Into Soccer 3-4 Years 11/17/19
Sunday 12:00pm-1:00pm

DTS Junior Academy I 5-6 Years 11/17/19
Sunday 12:00pm-1:00pm

Skills & Scrimmages 5-7 Years 11/17/19
Sunday 1:00pm-2:00pm

DTS Messi Junior 7-9 Years 11/17/19
Sunday 1:00pm-2:00pm

Skills & Scrimmages 8-10 Years 11/17/19
Sunday 2:00pm-3:00pm

Skills & Scrimmages 10-13 Years 11/17/19
Sunday 2:00pm-3:00pm


If you have any additional questions please contact Aviator at 718-758-7569 or email: nydirector@dutchtotalsoccer.com
Location Aviator: Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn






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: ARodriguez@14streety.org  

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 68pctyc@gmail.com


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



Other Sports & Activities for Children in Bay Ridge