U4 - 3-4 Years Old (Pre-K)

The U4 program is designed for children who:

(a) are 3 or 4 years old by:

April 15th for Spring season

September 1st for Fall

(b) in Pre-K

(c) have never played soccer


*If your player is 4 years old, and is actively engaged in practices and games, registering them for U6 is recommended


The U4 program aims to introduce the game of soccer to young children, teaching the rules and focusing on having fun getting to learn the sport.


For information on how to register your athlete, check out the Soccer Registration section.

WHEN

Spring season is April through May.

Fall season is September through October.

Each season if four weeks long for a total of four practices and four games.

For the Fall season, there will be no U4 games played on Fall Festival Weekend.

Where

Practices and games are held at Tate Park (Clinton).

The U4 field is located near the front of the park on the right side when entering.

Practices

Teams practice once per week for 30 to 45 minutes.

Individual coaches will determine the practice days and times.

Games

The U4 program plays a total of four games per season.

Games are played on Saturday mornings at Tate Park (Clinton).

UNIFORMS

Team jerseys are provided and included within the registration cost.

Shin guards are not mandatory but recommended.

Cleats or comfortable shoes to run in, such as tennis shoes.

LEAGUE RULES

  • Size 3 ball
  • All players may play at once (no goalie)
  • Two 7-minute halves with a 5 minute halftime
  • If a ball goes out of bounds, a coach will roll the ball back in
  • After a goal has been scored, a coach will roll the ball back in to continue play

EQUIPMENT

Players will be provided with a soccer ball at each practice.

FIELD LOCATION

Tate Park (Clinton)

475 W Michigan Ave, Clinton, MI 49236

QUESTIONS?

Kaylee Ahearn

U4 Coordinator

Fall 2024

DETAILS
PRACTICES START: FIRST WEEK IN SEPTEMBER
GAMES START: SEPT 7TH

PRICE
$50/PLAYER

The U4 program is designed for children who are 3 or 4 years old by September 1st and/or in Pre-K. If your player is 4 years old and you are debating between U4 and U6, it is recommended to register them for U6 if they are actively engaged in practices and games.

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