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 2007, 2008 and 2009) and Developmental Lions (for players born in 2004, 2005 and 2006) 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). In the Fall we run 8 week long programs in various areas in Orlando. Check out below our fall offerings.

 

 Junior Lions

Junior Lions - 2007, 2008 & 2009

Junior Lions

Our Junior Lions program is for players born in 2007 - 2009. Players are placed on teams and practice 1 time a week with Friday night games. There is a fall & spring program. The cost is $199 for the fall season and a uniform is included. The season runs for 8 weeks through September & October.

 

SANFORD/LAKE MARY - Starts September 4

  • Training is Wednesdays at Seminole Soccer Complex (Directions).
  • Training is 1 hour starting at either 5:30pm or 6:30pm
  • Games are Fridays (beginning September 8) at 5:30pm or 6:30pm.
  • Game schedule to be posted Late August.

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East Orlando - Starts Week of September 5

  • Training days are either Monday or Tuesday from 5:30pm or 6:30pm
  • Training is 1 hour starting at either 5:30pm or 6:30pm
  • Game date is Friday, beginning September 8
  • Game times are either 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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New registrants will 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 - 2004, 2005 & 2006

Our Developmental Lions program is for players born in 2004 - 2006. Players are placed on teams and practice 1 time a week with games to conclude. The cost is $199 per season and a uniform is included. The season runs for 8 weeks through June and July.

SANFORD/LAKE MARY - Starts September 4

  • Training is Wednesdays at Seminole Soccer Complex (Directions).
  • Training is 1 hour starting at either 5:30pm or 6:30pm
  • Games are Fridays (beginning September 8) at 5:30pm or 6:30pm.
  • Game schedule to be posted Late August.

Register Here

 

East Orlando - Starts Week of September 5

  • Training days are either Monday or Tuesday from 5:30pm or 6:30pm
  • Training is 1 hour beginning at either 5:30pm or 6:30pm
  • Game date is Friday, beginning September 8
  • Game times are either 5:30pm - 6:30pm

 

New registrants will receive a uniform. If you are a returning player from Fall 2017 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 - 8-19 years old

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 $599 for fall & spring season or $325 for a single season. The fee includes training/coaching fees & player home and away uniform.

Register Here

Please contact Stephen Harrison for additional information.

 

 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