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Indoor Soccer Programs for Kids in NJ

Help them sharpen their skills and stay active at one of these indoor soccer programs.





153 W. Manor Way, Robbinsville
609-468-7208, bobsmithsoccer.net

Kids ages 5-12 can choose recreation league sessions in January-March (the first winter session is already underway) and play 40-minute games with teams of seven players. Kids ages 5-6 can play five-on-five without a goalkeeper. $85-175 per session.


22 Madison Rd. and 5 Gardner Rd., Fairfield
973-521-5100, coastalsportsnj.com

Your mini-kickers ages 4-6 can learn the fundamentals of soccer through skill drills and weekly competition. Kids ages 7-13 will get a lesson in correct technique and ball placement in Super Strikers. Goalkeepers ages 9-11 can hone their shot-stopping skills in a focused clinic. Clinics run November-February. $219-249/player.


2903 Rte. 138 E., Wall
732-681-8898, goodsportsusa.com

Try a youth instructional clinic for ages 4-10 to improve beginner skills. Kids ages 3-5 can work on passing, dribbling and teamwork in Munchkin Soccer. Kids ages 8-12 can try Soccer Academy, where groups based on age and skill will rotate through multiple stations and work on technique. Strikers and goalkeepers can sign up for Go For The Goal for specialized training over winter break. Camps run December-March (some have multiple sessions). Instructional Clinic and Munchkins $135/player per session, Soccer Academy $250, Go For The Goal $150.


16 W. Hanover Ave., Randolph
973-895-4007, ispeventcenter.com

ISP’s Little Kickers offers clinics for young players who want to master the basics and have fun on the field all at once. Sessions for older kids are tailored toward developing technique, improving players’ game and maintaining control of the ball. Clinics are on Fridays and run December-March. $150-190/player.


Multiple locations
888-370-7287, redbullsacademy.com

Red Bulls skills clinics are offered throughout   NJ and run December-March. Clinics focus on the development of dribbling, shooting, passing, receiving and other techniques. Competitive kids ages 7-14 can join a six-week RDS program (they’ll have to tryout) to improve their goalkeeping or individual and technical game skills. Prices vary by location and program.


1075 US Hwy. 46 E., Clifton
973-746-6887, sdaclifton.com

Young players can hone skills in seven-week sessions this winter. Classes run December- January for peanuts (3-4 years), scamps (5-6 years) and ball masters (7-11 years). Sessions in advanced training and physical conditioning are also available for preteens and teens. $105/player.


300 Memorial Dr., Somerset
732-748-4625, dtsnewjersey.com

Improve their footwork with smaller-sized games, either four-on-four or seven-on-seven, which will help your mini-Messi improve her skill set under pressure. Kids ages 3-16 can take age-specific winter classes December-January. $185-305, price varies by class.


1799 Teaneck Rd., Teaneck
201-445-1900, soccercoliseum.com

Winter Academy is already underway, but don’t worry; kids ages 7 through high school can still sign up with a team for the winter five-on-five league that runs January-March. Play seven 40-minute games and register by January 21. $695/team.


Multiple locations
973-389-0878, thesoccerpalace.com

With training for ages 3-12, Soccer Palace has your athletes covered. On Thursdays for seven weeks (multiple sessions starting December 1), the First Touch and Second Touch programs will instill passion for the sport and improve dribbling, ball control and confidence. $195/player.


2 Palmer Ter., Carlstadt
201-345-5434, meadowlands.sofive.com

Want to plan a little friendly competition this winter? Sign up with a team to try five-on-five games. The league hosts a division for each age group (7-18) every week. Sessions run December 1-January 26 and February 2-March 30. $695/team.


4 Farrington Blvd., Monroe
609-426-0030, sportszonenj.com

Your 4- to 10-year-old can spend ten weeks in four-on-four games on Saturdays in a winter rec league. For your high schoolers, Sunday seven-on-seven games last for eight weeks, culminating in playoffs. Games begin in January. $115/player for rec, $1,050/high school team.


12 Maiden Ln., Bound Brook
732-563-2525, unitedsocceracademy.com

Various locations across NJ

Whether you have a preschooler or a teen, United Soccer Academy has options for every level. Parent & Me classes are designed for you and your toddler, while Soccer Squirts classes teach your little ones ages 3-5 the fundamentals. Senior Squirts, ages 5-8, can study ball skills while big kids ages 7-19 can seriously improve their game in Skills School. Kids ages 5-14 can join Soccer Series and play weekly games for fun. Call for pricing.


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