Junior & Developmental Lions

Our Junior & Developmental Lion Programs are perfect for the players continuing from Little Lions or beginning soccer and features games against other teams within the club of a similar skill level. Our Challenge Recreation program is a step into competitive soccer for those interested in a little more, it features games against other teams from various clubs throughout Central Florida.

Our Junior Lions (for players born in 2006, 2007 and 2008) and Developmental Lions (for players born in 2003, 2004 and 2005) programs are steps toward the Academy focused on having fun playing and learning the Beautiful Game.   These two programs run in East Orlando (servicing UCF, Baldwin park, Lake Underhill, Azalea Park and east Orlando areas)  and Seminole Soccer Complex (servicing Sanford, Lake Mary, Heathrow, Altamonte & Longwood)

Spring 2017 Junior and Developmental Lions Game Schedules

Spring 2017 Junior and developmental Lions Practice Schedules

 

 Junior Lions

Junior Lions - 2006, 2007 & 2008

Junior Lions

Our Junior Lions program is for players born in 2006 - 2008. Players are placed on teams and practice 1 time a week with Friday night games. There is a fall & spring program. The cost is $175 per season and a uniform is included. The season runs for 8-9 weeks through spring or fall school breaks. The spring season begins March and the fall season begins in September. Junior Lion programs run in Sanford/Lake Mary and East Orlando/Econ/Arcadia Park.

SANFORD/LAKE MARY - Starts Wednesday, March 15th.

  • Training is 5:30pm - 6:30pm at Seminole Soccer Complex (Directions).
  • Friday Games begin March 17, 2017 start times vary 5:30pm or 6:30pm at Seminole Soccer Complex (Directions).
  • Schedule will be released by March 13, 2017. 

Register Here

 

EAST ORLANDO - Starts Monday, March 13th or Tuesday March 14th (based on your training schedule) at Arcadia Park (Directions) .

  • Training time is 5:30pm - 6:30pm.
  • Friday Games begin March 17 and start times vary 5:30pm or 6:30pm.
  • Schedule will be released by March 13, 2017.

Register Here

 

New registrants will receive a uniform. If you are a returning player from Fall 2016 you are a returning player and will not receive a uniform. For more information contact szapata@orlandocityyouth.org or call our youth office at 407-321-5264.

 Developmental Lions

Developmental Lions

Developmental Lions - 2003, 2004 & 2005

Our Developmental Lions program is for players born in 2003 - 2005. Players are placed on teams and practice 1 time a week with Friday night games. There is a fall & spring program. The cost is $175 per season and a uniform is included. The season runs for 8-9 weeks through spring or fall school breaks. The spring season begins March and the fall season begins in September. Junior Lion programs run in Sanford/Lake Mary and East Orlando/Econ/Arcadia Park.

SANFORD/LAKE MARY - Starts Wednesday, March 15th.

  • Training is 5:30pm - 6:30pm at Seminole Soccer Complex (Directions).
  • Friday Games begin March 17, 2017 start times vary 5:30pm or 6:30pm at Seminole Soccer Complex (Directions).
  • Schedule will be released by March 13, 2017.

Register Here

EAST ORLANDO - Starts Monday, March 13th or Tuesday March 14th (based on your training schedule) at Arcadia Acres (Directions)

  • Training time is 5:30pm - 6:30pm.
  • Friday Games begin March 17 and start times vary 5:30pm or 6:30pm.
  • Schedule will be released by March 13, 2017.

Register Here

New registrants will receive a uniform. If you are a returning player from Fall 2016 you are a returning player and will not receive a uniform. For more information contact szapata@orlandocityyouth.org or call our youth office at 407-321-5264.

 Challenge Lions

Challenge Lions

Challenge Lions

Our Challenge Recreational program is a step into the world of competitive soccer in central Florida. Teams practice once a week with games on weekends. These teams participate in the Greater Central Florida Soccer League (GCF) in the fall and spring seasons. Games begin in September and March respectively. You can expect 8-10 games per season split between home game sites and away. Training begins two weeks prior to the first game.

The fee for this program is $550 for fall & spring season or $300 for a single season.

Spring season - there are a few spaces available on teams. Please contact Stephen Harrison

 

 Become a coach

Become a coach

Coaching at Orlando City

 

If you have a passion for soccer, have an interest in teaching the game or simply want to get involved and help coach, this program is for you. You don't have to have playing or coaching experience, just good energy, passion for teaching children life lessons through sport and want to be part of the Orlando City family. Contact Stephen Harrison at sharrison@orlandocityyouth.org or 407-321-5264 ext. 114 for more details