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North Carolina FC Youth

Program Information

Recreation Program

Spring Registration Now Open!
Recreation soccer offers an introductory, fun playing environment for players of all skill levels between the ages of 4-19. The Recreation Program serves Cary, Garner, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Holly Springs, Fuquay Varina, Durham, and Chapel Hill. The NCFC Youth Recreation Program is one of the largest volunteer-based soccer programs in the country, with more than 6,000 players annually.


New users must create an account using the "Register" button in the top right corner of the screen in order to register for available programs within our club.

Returning users log-in to view available programs.

Important Dates

Spring 2020
December 18Early Bird Discount Deadline
Return to Team Deadline*
March 21 - 22#4 Play Date
January 15Registration DeadlineMarch 28 - 29#5 Play Date
February 12Team Placement &
Practice Schedule Released
April 4 - 5#6 Play Date
February 17Game Schedules ReleasedApril 11 - 12No Games
February 17
Practices Begin
(applies to 1st - 12th grade teams)
April 18 - 19
#7 Play Date
February 29 - March 1
#1 Play Date
April 25 - 26
#8 Play Date
March 7 - 8
#2 Play Date
May 2 - 3
Rain Makeup
March 14 - 15
#3 Play Date
May 16 - 17
Rec Cup
(Optional End of Season Team Event)

*applies players that played in our Recreation program during the Fall 2019 season

Age Groups & Format

Our Recreation Program is offered to players in Pre-K - 12th Grade. The program is designed for beginner level players and those looking to have fun. Our Recreation program encourages developmental growth but focuses on the love of the game in a positive and enjoyable environment.

GradeAge RangeFormatGame Length Practice
Pre-K8/1/2014 - 7/31/20152v232 min
Combined w/ game 
Kindergarten8/1/2013 - 7/31/20144v432 minCombined w/ game
1st - 2nd grade8/1/2011 - 7/31/20134v448 min1x per week 
3rd - 4th grade
8/1/2009 - 7/31/2011
50 min1x per week
5th - 6th grade
8/1/2007 - 7/31/2009
60 min1x per week
7th - 12th grade
8/1/2001 - 7/31/2007
70 - 90min1x per week


For our youngest players, Kickstarters is an introductory Recreation program for players, ages 2.5 - 4 years old. Each session will be focus a skill of the day using themed games to promote movement education, physical coordination and positive relationships.

Click here to learn more about Kickstarters.

Location and Fields

Our Recreation Program serves:

 Durham/Chapel Hill (DCH)Garner
Holly Springs/Fuquay Varina (HSFV) 
Wake Forest


Players select a designated region during registration, which determines where practices (and games for Pre-K - 3rd grade players) are. We place players on teams in their selected area and use home addresses to try and keep kids in the same neighborhood on the same team.

Pre-K - Kindergarten: Games/practice is located in your selected region.
2nd - 3rd Grade: Games and practices are located in your selected region.
4th - 9th Grade
: Games can be at other areas in the NCFC system.

Field Locations and Maps

Club Fees

Recreation players will be required to pay the Recreation Club Fee upon registration. Club fees help cover the costs of fields, referees, coaching education, US Club Soccer fees, and program administration.

Single Season (Fall or Spring)
Age Groups
Early Bird Single Season
Regular Single Season
Pre-K - Kindergarden
1st - 2nd Grade
 3rd - 12th Grade$150$175

Full Year (Fall and Spring)
Age Groups
Early Bird Full Year*Regular Full Year*
Pre-K - Kindergarden
$145 $170
1st - 2nd Grade
$195 $220
 3rd - 12th Grade$245$270

*Players may only register for the Full Year in the fall.

Uniform Fees

All Pre-K - 6th Grade players are required to purchase the adidas NCFC Youth Recreation jerseys through Players will need to purchase both the grey (home jersey) and navy (away jersey) kits. Click here to learn more.

All 7th Grade teams are required to purchase adidas NCFC Youth Recreation jerseys through Teams will select 1 of 14 different colors to use as their home jersey in addition to the required grey alternate jersey/practice shirt. Click here to learn more.

8th - 12th Grade teams are NOT required to purchase adidas NCFC Youth Recreation jerseys through However, ALL teams must have two jerseys with numbers. We have a great uniform template that makes ordering easy and convenient. Teams can select from 1 of 14 different colors for your home jersey in addition to being able to get a grey alternate jersey/practice shirt. Click here to learn more.

*The current Uniform Kit will be used by NCFC Youth players through Spring 2021.

Uniform Size
Youth Kit
Adult Kit

Policies and Forms

Read more about Recreation Policies including refunds, uniforms, insurance, and equipment.


Helpful Links

Recreation Sponsors







Official Sandwich Shop
of Recreation

Free Player Clinics

Kindergarten - 6th Grade players are invited to join Recreation Director Andrew Tait for our free Player Clinics throughout the season.

See our schedule and locations.


On or off the field, WakeMed's Urgent Care and ED provides top quality care across the Triangle.

WakeMed Urgent Care and ED Locations

Contact Us

Questions? Contact us at [email protected].


North Carolina FC Youth
5017 Memory Road 
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Phone : 919-834-3951
Email: [email protected]



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