Fall Sports


Keep checking here for Fall Soccer Clinic 2021 details 

General Info (subject to change):

Clinic starts at 9:30am on Saturturdays starting after Labor Day @ Reptile House Field: Druid Hill Park – Beechwood Dr & Greenspring Ave

4-5 years olds:  9:30-10:30am

5-6 years olds:  9:30-11:00am

7-8 years olds:  9:30-11:00am

▪ Saturday mornings September after Labor Day and goes to early November.

▪ Clinic format is generally skills and drills for the first half of the session and scrimmages/games for the second half▪ Teams are co-ed.

▪ Clinic is held at the Druid Hill Park Reptile Fields

▪ 4-5 years olds $55 fee includes team t-shirt. 6-8 years olds $60 fee includes team t-shirt.

▪ Players should bring their own shin-guards and water bottles. Please have 4-5 year olds wear tennis shoes (NO cleats please for this age group). For older players, cleats are optional

▪ Register with SIPlay to keep updated and receive information when registration opens

▪ Registration is on a first come first serve basis and is contingent on how many coaches we have.

▪ Enrollment is limited by the number of volunteers and field space — please consider volunteering!

▪ Finally: All Volunteers, there will be a coach/volunteer meeting at the beginning of the session.




CVSC travel teams play in either the Archdiocese of Baltimore Soccer Program (ABSP), the Central Maryland Soccer Association (CMSA) and US Youth Soccer’s EDP , as determined by coaches and parents. Boys’ and Coed teams play on Saturday and Girls teams Sundays.

Children can begin CVRL  travel soccer as early as age 8 at time of sign-up. This is the under 10 (U-10) level.

This is for boys and girls born between 31 July 2004 and 31 December 2011.

  • Anyone participating in the assessments will be assigned to a team.  We try to accommodate requests but cannot always do so.
  • Finalization of registration will happen with team assignment and request for payment.
  • Register for the assessment even If your player cannot attend the assessment so that we know you are interested. This will facilitate and speed up team formation.
  • Please also use this opportunity to volunteer to coach or assistant coach.

Players, depending on skill level, can be pushed up an age-group, but not down.

Age Group

Players on the field

Team Size

Cut-Off Date*




31 July 2010




31 July 2008




31 July 2006

*To participate in this age group, the player must be born on or after this date.  For example, U12:  If born July 30, 2007, they must play U14. If born August 10, they are eligible for U 12. Players are allowed to play up an age group.  They are not allowed to play down.

The Season:

Practices will begin, usually grouped with similar teams, in late July or early August, with either one or two days a week practices.  These sessions are rather loose as a lot of players and coaches are away until closer to Labor Day, however, they are a great opportunity to start getting in soccer shape and getting to know teammates.

Attendance at practice becomes mandatory once school begins.

Games will start after Labor Day. Once games begin, practices will be held one or two weeknights a week, with games on the weekend. Boys usually play Saturday and girls Sunday.

How to Register

All registration will be through Sports Illustrated Play (our online registration system — SIPlay). Notifications will go out in July.  Players who do not participate in assessments can sign up prior to the start of the season and will be assigned to the waiting list unless there is an opening on a team. Coaches cannot accept players who have not officially registered.

Payments can be made on-line by credit card or with a check via the mail. Checks should be made out to CVRL and mailed to CVRL c/o CVCBD, 2434 St. Paul Street 21218

The base cost for an ABSP team is $160 per player with a $5 per player discount for each additional family member. Further fees may be charged at a later date if your child’s team plays in the CMSA (which has higher fees).

Please follow the sign-up directions in Sports Illustrated Play carefully. You are required to register as an adult (to set up the account and for contact purposes) and then register each child. A child is not registered until you complete the entire process and either pay by credit card or receive a registration number and mail that in with your check.

We will email registered players and post here the practice schedules as soon as they are available.

All players are required to purchase a team jersey. CVRL provides matching socks. Players are required to provide their own black shorts, shin guards and soccer cleats. There is a small collection of donated and outgrown cleats in the sports closet that you are welcome to check out once practice begins.

Any questions? Please email charlesvillagerec@gmail.com

Thanks for playing! We look forward to another great season.

Go CVRL: City Sports for City Kids!


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