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Mighty Strikers - Youth League (Summer)

Detroit Lakes Recreation Program

  • We hope you are as excited as we are to see this group of players on the Rotary Soccer Complex, where they will be able to learn their skills on level, soft grass.
  • Tiny Tykes (3 to 4 years old) Mid Mites (5-6) and Big Beans (7 to 8 years old) are development programs to give each player plenty of touches on the ball (for ages 9 and older please contact the Detroit Lakes Youth Soccer Association to find playing opportunities on a U10 team).
  • The first week we will spend time training the players and parents.
  • Each team will require parent volunteers to coach and assist teams. Teams are run by parent involvement. A Parent meeting is scheduled for Monday June 1, 2020, 6-7 pm, location will be at the soccer complex by the concessions building; to instruct parents on the rules of soccer; hand-out schedules, picture packages and t-shirts; and address issues parents may have pertaining to soccer, parking, safety and the use of the Rotary Soccer Park located just north of Mn State Community & Tech College. Any questions you have at that time can be answered by the DL Youth Soccer Board Members.
  • Program Cost: $40
  • Your fee includes a team t-shirt and MYSA insurance.
  • Individuals registering after deadline may have a delay in receiving a team t-shirt and get a late fee of $15..
  • Games are Tuesdays & Thursdays: June 2- July 2, 5:30-6:30 pm
  • 2020 the coaches  for the program will be announced soon. 
  • Games held at Rotary Soccer Park, field #8. there will be games on photo night.
  • Cancelled games due to weather are not made up.
  • The Detroit Lakes Rec program began with 12-15 players and over the years the numbers stabilized at 30-40 players.
  • In 2004 the format was changed with the view to "Just Let the Kids Play."
  • The first year the numbers increased to 90 and in 2007 it grew to 150 players.
  • During this period we have been working on new fields for this important group of players. We are happy to let you know that the fields were leveled, a sprinkler system was installed and seeding was started in the fall of 2007. New goal posts have been purchased for all the groups.
  • In 2009 we added a concessions and bathrooms building.
  • Please contact coachjpw09@hotmail.com with any questions.