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Legacy Development Program - Spring 2024

Legacy Development Program Contacts
Legacy Development Program Director, Mark Dutton
Legacy Development Program Administrator, Mike Williams (for all program questions)

Spring 2024 Dates and Information 
(scroll to bottom of page for registration)

U5 - U12 (4 1/2 to 11 years old)
We follow the US Youth Soccer Player Development guidelines and run sessions by birth year. This helps to ensure fair play and an  enjoyable playing environment. Due to registration numbers, some age groups will practice & play together but coaches remain  focused on ensuring a fun & safe environment for all players regardless of size or age.
** 2018/2019 birth years- The program for our youngest members is a 1 day/week program on Saturdays-only. Based upon US  Youth Soccer guidelines one day/week is the recommended amount of soccer training for these young age groups.

Spring 2024 Dates:
March 23 (canceled), 30
April 6, 13, 20, (skips 4/27)
May 4, 11, 18
March 26 (canceled)
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21 (make up for 3/26)
March 28 (canceled)
April 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23 (make up for 3/28)
March 22, (skips 3/29)
April 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17

All sessions are held at Mountain Park, 10 Mountain Rd Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.

Program Pricing:
- 1 day/week (Saturday only): $200 ($145 for 2018 & 2019 birth years)
- 2 days/week (One weekday & Saturday): $275

Spring 2024 schedule is conformed below:

Birth Year

Weekday Session

Saturday Session



Boys 10-11am
Girls 10-11am

 2018   N/A
 Boys 9-10am
Girls 10-11am

Tuesday or Friday



Tuesday or Friday

Boys 12.15pm-1.15pm

Girls 11:15am-12:15pm


Tuesday or Friday



or Friday



or Friday



or Friday





Pre-Season Schedule Information:
Please register based upon desired program days, birth year and gender. Sessions are scheduled based on number of players that register per each age & gender group. Reminder that all sessions are 1-hour long.

Registrations received after sessions have filled will be placed on our waitlist. You will be notified via email if you are accepted into the program. You will not be charged until you are moved off the waitlist.

Uniform Kit:
Participants are provided with a game jersey at the start of the program. Shorts and soccer socks are not provided, any comfortable clothing is acceptable. Soccer socks & shin guards are required. Soccer cleats are not required, however they are the only type of cleats permitted. Sneakers are also acceptable.

Practice/Game Readiness:
Players: Dress in comfortable clothing as denoted above. All players must bring their own soccer ball and a drink to each session. Goals, cones, nets, etc. are provided.  
Parents: Outdoor folding chairs, blankets, etc. are allowed. Parents may encourage all players, but please refrain from "coaching" your child from the sidelines.

Soccer Ball Size:
Ages 4-7 Size 3 (Junior)
Ages 8-12 Size 4 (Youth)
Ages 13+ Size 5 (Adult)

We use the TeamSnap App to facilitate communications, scheduling, player attendance, etc. Information on how to subscribe to the free App and your child's TeamSnap page will be emailed to you prior to the season. (Be on the lookout for this information, it can sometimes get lost in your Spam folder.)

Schedule Updates/Weather Cancellations:
Any schedule updates and/or cancellations will be communicated through TeamSnap, and we will send out an email/alert to all  registered players. Please be aware that we can and do practice and play in the rain if it isn't too heavy. We actively monitor weather and field conditions to ensure player safety.  Always assume that sessions are proceeding as scheduled unless a cancellation is explicitly communicated. Please reference TeamSnap for any schedule changes.

All sessions are run by Legacy Development Program Director Mark Dutton and Legacy staff coaches.

Weekday vs. Saturday Overview:
Weekday sessions are designed as practice days for players to work on individual skills, technique, footwork, ball handling, scoring, etc. Saturday sessions are designed for players to apply learned skills within a game-like situation.

First-Time Soccer Parents?
We recommend you read this wonderful article on US Youth Soccer. It will give you a good introduction as to what to expect as a new soccer parent both on and off the field.

Legacy Development Program Spring Registration

Legacy Development Program - Spring 2024

Legacy Developmental Program – Spring 2024
Available to boys and girls with birth years 20012 - 2019.
Program offering- Legacy Development Program - Spring 2024 Description:
8-week youth soccer program designed for development and fun at all skill levels. Players have the option of a one day a week program (Saturday ONLY) or twice a week (one weekday plus Saturday). There are a few options for training days as we expand our program, but these are limited to certain age groups at the moment.
Each of the sessions is ~ 1 hour long.
Start times for each age group will be posted on the website the week of the first practice. We have added the option of 2 weekdays to choose from when participating in our 2-day program so please make sure you have registered for the correct schedule/days.

2018 - Saturday Only

Registration closes on 05/01/2024 at 12:30 PM

2019 - Saturday Only

Registration closes on 05/01/2024 at 12:30 PM

2012 - 2017 - Saturday Only

Registration closes on 05/01/2024 at 12:30 PM

2015 - 2017 - Tuesday & Saturday

Registration closes on 05/01/2024 at 12:30 PM

2015 - 2017 - Friday & Saturday

Registration closes on 05/01/2024 at 12:30 PM

2012 - 2014 - Thursday & Saturday

Registration closes on 05/01/2024 at 12:30 PM

2012 - 2014 - Friday & Saturday

Registration closes on 05/01/2024 at 12:30 PM
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