Welcome to the Winter 2017 Winter Skills and Futsal Season!!
All Winter Soccer will take place at Merritt Academy:
9211 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax VA 22031
Footskills will be offered on Saturday Mornings from 10 am to11 am for U5-U7.
Futsal League will be played on Saturday's the schedule is posted.
Players must wear indoor soccer or gym shoes that do not have carbon black on the sole. Soccer cleats are NOT allowed.
•Shin guards are required
•No outside beverages allowed in the gym. There is a water fountain that can be used during games.
Merritt Academy Rules:
•NO WALKING ACROSS THE GYM FLOOR - Walk around gym floor to get to restrooms. THIS IS A SAFETY ISSUE. Dirt / dust on floor eventually becomes slippery for players
•DRINK ONLY FROM WATER FOUNTAINS- floor is slippery when wet so no bottled beverages are allowed inside gym - this is a safety issue - it is hard to explain to children this rule if adults break this rule and drink beverages in the gym.
•NO GUM OR FOOD in gym
•ALL SPECTATORS MUST REMAIN SEATED IN SEATS DURING GAME/TRAINING. This is a safety issue.
•RESTROOMS ARE ON OPPOSITE SIDE OF GYM - Girls Locker Room / Boys Locker Room - Walk around the court in back of the goals to get to restrooms.
•No going through the restrooms to get to swimming pool.
•No going through the gym to get to school play grounds. Playground is off limits to players and family.
•PLEASE USE SIDEWALKS AND STAY OFF LAWNS
•NO CLIMBING ON RED RAILROAD CABOOSE IS ALLOWED.
•WE PULL BLEACHERS OUT TWO ROWS ONLY BECAUSE. . . 1) to keep balls from getting lost under bleachers and delaying games, 2) to have bleachers far from players, so they do not risk injury by running into them.
•VOLLEYBALL NETS, GYM MATS, EQUIPMENT ARE OFF LIMITS to all
•NO PLAYING WITH SOCCER BALLS ON FRONT PORCH OF GYM
If you have any questions please contact Jenni Cantwell at firstname.lastname@example.org