U12 - U13 Developmental & Recreational
This model is the best way for us to adapt our offerings and allow flexibility for families to determine the best fit for them.
Year-End Festival: scheduled as the last activity for the summer season. Details will be sent to you directly
Spring Recreational Program information:
Days & Locations:
For the Spring season, we will attempt to mirror the Summer program as close as possible pending program enrollment and facilities utilized. A detailed program schedule will be provided to you in advance of our start date.
Summer Recreational Program information
Day: Summer Program Game Night: Thursday (Boys) & Tuesday (Girls)
Start Time: 6:30 pm (practice)
Game Time: 7:00 – approx 8:15 pm (possibly an earlier start in mid to late August due to earlier sunset)
Game Length: 2 x 35-minute halves with 5-minute halftime
Players on the Field: 11 (including the goalkeeper)
Ends April 15
Begins April 16
Parents to Provide:
Program Coordinator: Craig Stead
Coaching: Parent Volunteers
Coaching Qualifications: OSU hosts in house clinics for all volunteer coaches.
Friend & Field Requests:
Play will occur at various locations within the general OSU geographic area. Approximately half of the games will take place as near the home location of the players as possible, depending on the fields that are available. OSU will do its best to honour friend requests but there are no guarantees.
Program Curriculum: Learn To Train sessions posted on the web site
Additional Skills Training:
This is an optional once a week training session focusing on technical development and run by OSU staff coaches. Players must be registered in the Recreational Program to participate.
Fall Recreational Program information:
Dates: September 13 - October 31
Locations: Barrhaven & Manotick
Exact field & time allocations will be communicated to you in advance of our start date.
OSU’s Recreational Fall Program is focused on providing an introduction to skill development and a chance to play games outdoors during the months of September & October.