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Legacy Development Program 2022-2023

SPRING 2023 DATES AND INFORMATION
Registration Open!
(Scroll to bottom of page for registration)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
:
8-week youth soccer program designed for development and fun at all skill levels.

AGES:
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. 
**
2017/2018 birth years: The program for our youngest members is available as a 1 day/week program offered 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 2023 DATES:
SATURDAYS
March 25
April 1, 15, 29
May 6, 13, 20
June 3
 
TUESDAYS 
March 28
April 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16

THURSDAYS
March 30
April 6, 13, 20, 27
May 4, 11, 18

FRIDAYS
March 24, 31
April 14, 28
May 5, 12, 19
June 2

LOCATION:
All sessions are held at Mountain Park Turf Fields & Grass Field 1 (2017/18)
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ddress: 10 Mountain Rd Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

COST:
We offer 1 day/week (Saturdays only) and 2 days/week (choose one of 2 weekday options and Saturday).
1 day/week $185 ($130 for 2017 & 2018 birth years)
2 days/week $260

SPRING 2023 SCHEDULE STILL TO BE CONFIRMED.
EXACT TIMES FOR EACH GROUP WILL BE PUBLISHED THE WEEK PRIOR TO PROGRAM START.
FALL 2022 SCHEDULE ATTACHED BELOW FOR REFERENCE ONLY.

Birth Year




Weekday Session


Saturday Session

2018




N/A


Boys 9-10am
Girls 10-11am

2017   N/A
 Boys 9-10am
Girls 10-11am

2016




Tuesday or Friday
4.30-5.30pm


11.15am-12.15pm

2015




Tuesday or Friday
4.30-5.30pm


Boys 12.15pm-1.15pm

Girls 11:15am-12:15pm

2014




Tuesday or Friday
4.30-5.30pm


12.15pm-1.15pm

2013




Thursday
4.30-5.30pm
or Friday
5.30-6.30pm


1.15pm-2.15pm

2012




Thursday
4.30-5.30pm
or Friday
5.30-6.30pm


1.15pm-2.15pm

2011




Thursday
4.30-5.30pm
or Friday
5.30-6.30pm


1.15pm-2.15pm

 




 


 


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.

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

UNIFORM KIT:
All Legacy Development program participants are provided with a game jersey at the start of the program. Shorts and soccer socks are not provided and players can wear any comfortable clothing. Soccer socks & shin guards are required. Sneakers or soccer cleats are fine. Although soccer cleats are not required, they are the only type of cleats permitted. 

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)

TEAMSNAP INFORMATION:
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 as long as 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.

COACHING:
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 - on and off the field. It contains good training material for all soccer / youth sports parents:
https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/what-parents-can-expect-from-their-first-soccer-experience/

CONTACTS: 
Program Director: Mark Dutton
Administration: Mike Williams (for all program questions)

Legacy Development Program - Spring 2023: Registration Listing

Legacy Development Program - Spring 2023

Legacy Developmental Program – Spring 2023
Available to boys and girls with birth years 20011 - 2018.
 
Program offering- Legacy Development Program- Spring 2023 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.
 
Schedule:
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.
 
Very Important -- COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION:
The safety of our players, staff and families is of the utmost importance to us.
We followed federal, state, local and NJ Youth Soccer guidelines to bring a safe & fun environment to everyone.
Following guidelines apply to all FC Berna Program Members:
* Please bring your own soccer ball and water bottle, clearly labeled to each session.
* Parents must indicate on TeamSnap if the player is attending or not for each session.
* Complete the FC Berna COVID-19 Health Questionnaire @ Home via the TeamSnap event on that date. This must be done for every event!

2018 - Saturday Only

$130.00

2017 - Saturday Only

$130.00

2011 - 2016 - Saturday Only

$185.00

2014 - 2016 - Tuesday & Saturday

$260.00

2014 - 2016 - Friday & Saturday

$260.00

2011 - 2013 - Thursday & Saturday

$260.00

2011 - 2013 - Friday & Saturday

$260.00
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