Lil' Kickers Child Development Program

www.kickcity.comWhat do bears, sharks, space rangers and soccer have in common? Lil Kickers! Lil Kickers is a child development program filled with creativity, high energy coaches and loads of fun. When kids step onto the field for a Lil Kickers class they will find a world transformed just for them. Supervised high energy activities allow kids to be kids. The innovative games and child centered teaching methods are just what kids need to learn soccer, plus a whole lot more. In Lil Kickers we don’t just teach soccer to kids, but also use soccer as a tool to teach kids about life. Lil Kickers is perfect for kids ages 18 months – 12 years. We offer free trials for any Lil’ Kicker class – Bring a friend also. Contact us at 541-744-2255 to schedule your free trial.

Because Lil’ Kickers is a program rooted firmly in renowned child development theories, your child will learn the fundamental skills it takes to be successful both on and off the soccer field. From Bunnies to Skills Institute, Lil’ Kickers programs are there to help your child achieve the developmental milestones that are natural part of their personal growth. Lil’ Kickers builds strong fundamental physical skills, teaches teamwork and cooperation, and inspires confidence – all in an atmosphere where kids are successful and learning is fun.

Our Micro Leagues are great for players looking to work on their soccer skills and play small-sided games in a non-competitive class setting.

Our Skills Institute classes are for players who are looking to improve their skills and learn new ones. These classes are for kids who have played soccer before either in Lil’ Kickers or another program. Classes focus on skill building, drills, confidence, team-work and small-sided play.

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Not sure about a class? Call us today at 541-744-2255 or send an e-mail to come in for a free trial!

BUNNIES

Bunnies, a fun introduction to the Lil’ Kickers program, is designed for parents and children to participate together. Toddlers and parents explore basic soccer and movement skills in classes that include parachute activities, bubbles, lots of goal scoring and the famous cone towers! All classes are focused on child development first and soccer second.
Limit: 10 per class
Ages: 18 to 24 months
Class Length: 50 minutes

THUMPERS

In Thumpers, parents and kids are led by one of our instructors to play organized games that develop listening skills, balance, ball skills and foot-eye coordination. There is a lot more variation to the games than in bunnies as the kids are now ready to learn more. Thumpers is the ideal next step for Bunnies veterans who are not yet old enough for the Cottontails Level. All classes are focused on child development first and soccer second.
Limit: 10 per class
Ages: 24 to 35 months
Class Length: 50 minutes

COTTONTAILS

The cottontails class is designed for the older Thumpers who are ready to start transiting into a class without their parents and for the younger 3 year olds that are not quite ready to be away from their parents. The Cottontails curriculum builds fundamental skills such as balance, coordination and ball skills, it also helps your child build a sense of independence. As children progress through the session and become ready for more independence, parents can transition to a less active role in preparation for Hoppers classes.
Limit: 8 per class
Ages: 2 yrs 9 mths to 3 1/2 year olds
Class Length: 50 minutes

HOPPERS

Three and four year olds get fast-paced, fun exposure to the most popular sport in the world. Classes focus on foot-eye coordination, dribbling, scoring and balance. Hoppers classes will also introduce the concepts of teamwork and cooperation. All of our skills are learned through fun and creative games. Hoppers will not play any competitive soccer games.
Limit: 8 per class
Ages: 3 to 4
Class Length: 50 minutes

JACKRABBITS

Jackrabbits is a class designed for 3 and 4 year olds who have either taken a session or two of Hoppers or have other relative soccer experience. Jackrabbits classes will focus on more complex ball skills but still in a fun and creative environment. A few small sided games may be played.
Limit: 8 per class
Ages: 3 to 4 Advanced
Class Length: 50 minutes

MICROS

Micros are non-competitive, developmental leagues for kids 4 to 9 years old that are designed to enhance individual and team skills with an emphasis on fun and safety. Micros are for kids who have played soccer before either in Lil’ Kickers or another program. Teams will field no more than four players at a time so each child can get maximum touches on the ball. The classes will consist of 30-40 minutes of instruction and 10-20 minutes of games. Everyone will get equal playing time and there will be no goalies.
Limit: 10 per class
Ages: 4 to 5, 6 to 7 and 8 to 9
Class Length: 50 minutes

SKILLS INSTITUTE

Kick City’s Skills Institute is for players who are looking to improve their skills and learn new ones. These classes are for kids who have played soccer before either in Lil’ Kickers or another program. Classes focus on skill building, drills, confidence, team-work and small-sided play. Level 2 is not currently available since this program is new this Spring no one has completed Level 1 yet. Players must complete Level 1 before progressing to Level 2. Each class consists of 30-40 minutes of skills and 15-20 minutes of small-sided play.

Level 1: Takes players through weekly sessions of fundamental skill building and competitive drills to develop self-confidence in practice and game situations.

Level 2: Takes players through a challenging weekly session of driving competence of the fundamentals, defining of positions and development of personal strengths and how to contribute those strengths to enhance team play.
Limit: 16 per class
Ages: 8-12 year olds
Class Length: 50 minutes

We offer free trials. Don’t see a time that works for you we can create classes for you if you have a minimum of 4 other kids that will participate and we have the space and time available.

Questions?

CALL KICK CITY SPORTS PARK: 541-744-2255
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