Virginia Soccer Association offers various recreation programs for children ages 2-19 in Haymarket, Bristow and Gainesville Virginia. VSA has established programs that allow your children to learn the game of soccer in a fun social environment.

Little Gunners (Ages 2-4): Cost $100

Little Gunners is a 6-week program that meets once a week. Little Gunners emphasizes fun while learning the game of soccer from one VSA’s experienced staff coaches for all players born 2020-2022. Click Here for more Information

U5-U6 Recreation: Cost $115

VSA’s U5-U6 program is based on the learning the beautiful game of soccer while in a fun and social environment for all players born in 2020 & 2019. The program is 9 weeks long consisting of practice once a week at your preferred location and 7 Saturday game days at James Long Park in Haymarket, VA. (No Referees) (Coaching requests must be made in comments section)

U8-U12 Recreation: Cost $130

VSA’s U8-U12 program is our most popular at VSA. Players get to participate in a social environment with their peers while learning the technical and tactical phases of the game. This is for all players born 2013- 2018, and will be broken into respective age groups. The program is 8-9 weeks long consisting of practice twice a week at your preferred location and 7 Saturday game days at Long Park. (1 Center Referee per match for U8, U10 & U12)(Coaching requests must be made in comments section)

U13-U19 NCSL Rec League: Cost $150

VSA’s U13-U19 divisions will play in an 11v11 formation on Turf and Grass Fields in the NCSL Rec league. 4 games will be played in the Haymarket area and 4 games will be away games in the Northern Virginia area . The season concludes with an in house event the final weekend of the season. This program is for all players born 2005-2011 and then broken into U13, U14, U16 and U19 Male and Female teams. (Coaching requests must be made in comments section)

*Will play in house if circumstances require




General Registration Ends August 1st

Late Registration: August 2nd-15th


Important Dates:


August 1st- Last day of General Registration (U13-U19 players must register by August 1st to guarantee team placement last possible day for requests)

August 7th - Rec & SFL Coaches receive welcome email w/ first session plans

August 15th - Late Registration Closes 

August 16th - Preliminary Rec & SFL Rosters & Practice Schedule released to coaches

August 22nd - Rec (U5-U12) Game Schedule Released

August 24th - Little Gunner Registration Closes

August 25th - Little Gunners Teams & Schedule Released (Saturday sessions only)

August TBD - Rec Coaches Clinic (5 pm)

August TBD - Rec Coaches Safety Zoom Meeting (TBD)

September 2nd - (Week of) - Practices begin for U5-U19 and U15-U19 NCSL Rec Game Schedules Finalized

September 7th - Spring U5-U19 Opening Weekend

September 14th - Saturday Little Gunners sessions begin 

TBD - Picture Day (pictures mailed to coaches)

November TBD - Rec All-Stars U8

November TBD - Rec All-Stars U10/U12

November 2nd - Final U5-U12 Games (Make up 11th)


Summer REC SEASON (Practice-Play)

Summer REC SEASON (Practice-Play)


Join VSA this summer for our Summer Rec Practice and Play! Sessions will be run by VSA staff coaches and assisted by some of our VSA travel players. We will meet once a week for 1 hour sessions.

Each session will consist of 30 minutes of technical skills with a focus on decision making, then 30 minutes of 4v4, 5v5, 7v7, 9v9 games based on age groups.  All sessions will be held outdoors on the VSA turf fields at Long Park.

Location: James Long Park Turf Fields


June 24

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Cost: $85

Birth Year: 2019-2011

Times: 1 hour sessions

**Times will be confirmed after registration closes and will be assigned based on numbers and age groups. Rate is based on 5 sessions as we understand that you may miss due to vacation.**

Please contact Chad Mateer at cmateer@vsaonline.org with any questions

*Qualified withdrawals will be granted prior to the first session less a $15 withdrawal fee*

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