Recreational soccer is a soccer program that is primarily devoted to the enjoyment and development of soccer players without the emphasis on travel or high-level competition. The purpose of recreational soccer is to provide an opportunity for the participants to have fun, learn the sport and develop life skills including a lifelong love of the game.
Recreational Player – a player who is randomly assigned to a team without regard to his/her abilities and skills.
Recreational Team – teams formed randomly to play soccer.
Recreational League – leagues composed of teams formed in a random manner.
Where do I find programs?
Soccer Rhode Island offers programs for kids of all ages, sizes and levels of ability. If you are looking to place your child in a soccer program, please visit the Soccer Rhode Island Club Directory.
Soccer Rhode Island as your National State Association offers the following FREE tournaments to all member clubs’ teams:
Soccer RI Weekend
Soccer RI Weekend is a recreational tournament sponsored by Soccer RI & held every fall for U8 to U18 recreational teams.
Soccer RI Cup
The Soccer-RI Cup is the end of season FREE open cup sponsored by Soccer-RI. All teams who are association members of Soccer-RI in the U11-U19 age groups are eligible to register for the cup. Please visit the Soccer RI Cup webpage for more information.
Megan Cordeiro Foundation/Soccer Rhode Island U8 & U10 Festival
The Soccer RI Festival, benefitting the Megan Cordeiro Memorial Foundation is held every spring. Every U8 & U10 team is invited to enter the Festival. Please visit the Soccer-RI U8 & U10 Festival webpage for more information.