U3 First Kicks

Players Born in 2016

IMPORTANT: Online registration is now closed. To register please come to the OSU office at 1128 Clapp Lane in Manotick.

Now that our season has begun, for anyone who has registered as of May 25th or later: please allow up to 72 hours to hear back from the coordinator regarding team assignment.

Program Description: First Kicks is OSU’s Active Start program.

Players will be introduced to the fun and exciting sport of soccer through physical literacy, technical development, fun games and structured play.

Program Details:

Program Start: Saturday, May 26th AND Wednesday, May 30th

Photo Day: Saturday May 26 @ Minto Rec Centre - Cambrian Hall

Year-End Festival:

  • Saturday, August 11
  • Rain Date: Sunday, August 12
  • Locations: Centennial Park (East) and Kilbernie Park (West).
  • Times: U3 & U4 (9-10:30 am)

Day: Saturday and/or Wednesday


Saturday Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Wednesday Time: 5:30 - 6:30 PM


West Locations: Barrhaven

East Locations: Manotick, Riverside South, *Greely &*Findlay Creek (*Saturday Only)

Target Team Size: 8-10 players

Format: Boys & girls together

Parents on Field: Yes

Twice a Week Option: Players have the option of registering for both Saturday and Wednesday Sessions.



Early Bird

Ends March 8

Regular Fee

Begins March 9

Once a Week $135 $175
Twice a Week $235 $275

Fee Includes:                

  • Uniform (jersey, shorts, socks)
  • Size 3 soccer ball, which is most appropriate for their age
  • 9 sessions + festival
  • Certified youth coaches

Parents to Provide:             

  • Shoes (runners or cleats)
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • *Shin pads not mandatory for U3

Program Coordinator: Doug MacGregor

Email: osufirstkicks@osu.ca                     

Coaching: OSU youth staff coaches & volunteers

Coaching Qualifications:

  • Active Start
  • Respect in Sport (RIS)
  • Making Ethical Decisions (MED)
  • Game Leader
  • Making Headway
  • First Aid/CPR C/AED (Field Captains)

Friend & Field Requests: Yes

Important Dates:            

1st email to parents (program info): Week of April 23rd

2nd email to parents (field & team info): Week of May 7th

Program Curriculum:

Sessions are 45-60 minutes in length and include components of physical literacy, technical development, fun games and structured play in conjunction with the OSA’s Long-Term Player Development (LTPD) model.

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