Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Indoor (Fall & Winter) Programs Overview

Train-to-be-a-Nitro (TTBN)

Focus: Skill Development
Age Group: U4 (born 2020) – U5 (born 2019): parent involvement required
Age Group: U6 (born 2018) – U12 (born 2012): gym or turf options
Frequency of Sessions: 1 session a week
Program Length and Fees: See schedule
Recreation Administrator: Elaine Beaupre
Recreation Program Manager: Taylor Fleming
Level of Coaching: Community Coaches

Please click here for more information for age group U4-U5 (2019-2020)

Train-to-be-a-Nitro (focus is an introduction to soccer)

What? The Train-to-be-a-Nitro is designed for children aged 3 to 5 with encouraged parental participation. This program serves as an engaging introduction to soccer, and prior soccer experience is not required.

When? Sessions are 1 hour long, offered once a week (varying days and locations).

Who?  Our team of skilled coaches takes the lead for each group, supported by parents to ensure smooth facilitation of the sessions. Recognizing the significance of forging connections and comprehending individual needs in children’s development, we prioritize maintaining consistent coaching assignments within each group.

How? Our curriculum, tailored to each age group, centers around nurturing physical literacy, enhancing motor skills, and fostering teamwork within a nurturing, competition-free setting. Following a structured Game-Activity-Game (GAG) format, the program combines technical guidance, small-sided games, and a positive, enjoyable atmosphere for the players.

Please click here for more information for age group U6-U12 (2012-2018)

Train-to-be-a-Nitro Program (focus is skill development)
For players born in 2012-2020

What? The Train-to-be-a-Nitro (TTBN) Program is an opportunity for players ages 5 to 12 regardless of background or previous experience to play soccer in a fun and safe environment. TTBN is an entry point to the Nitros Development Pathway that has a strong emphasis on fair play, sportsmanship, and personal growth.

When? Sessions are 1 hour long, offered once a week (varying days and locations: turf and gym options).

Who?  This program caters to those with a passion for the game who strive to achieve their highest potential.

How? Our age appropriate curriculum will focus on sport participation, sportspersonship, physical literacy, and ball mastery. Our coaches will strive to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment for players to practice individual techniques such as dribbling, passing, and shooting. The program follows a Game-Activity-Game (GAG) format, where teams will begin to play against each other.


Indoor Recreational League

Focus: Game Playing
Age Group: U7-U10 boys (born 2014-2017)
Frequency of Sessions: 1 game a week
Program Length and Fees: See schedule
Recreation Administrator: Elaine Beaupre
Recreation Program Manager: Taylor Fleming
Level of Coaching: Community Coaches and Parent Volunteers

Please click here for more information

The Recreational House League sessions are tailored to meet the needs of players seeking a recreational experience that nurtures a passion for the game and offers skill development opportunities. Participants of all skill levels and experience are encouraged to join.

Boys born 2014-2017: The once-weekly games will be held in school gyms at TFS-Canada’s International School (Lawrence & Bayview). The sessions are game-focused with instructions coming in the form of in-game coaching and basic techniques to allow the game to flow.

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Indoor Recreational Soccer

Focus: Game Playing (no specific teams)
Age Group: U11-U16 boys and girls (born 2008-2013)
Frequency of Sessions: 1 game a week
Program Length and Fees: See schedule
Recreation Administrator: Elaine Beaupre
Recreation Program Manager: Taylor Fleming
Level of Coaching: Parent Volunteers

Please click here for more information

Boys U11-16 (2008-2013 Born) Recreational Games at SoccerPlex starting in January 2024 **NEW**
Format: 5v5 games
Structure: Games consist of 25-minute halves with staff referees and/or coaches leading. There will be no set teams. Players will be divided into teams each session to provide balanced teams. 
Volunteer parent coach assistance is welcome.

Boys U11-13 (2011-2013 Born) Recreational League at Central Technical School starting in October 2023
Format: 7v7 recreational league with volunteer parent coaches.
Structure: Games consist of 25-minute halves and are officiated by club referees. The league will culminate in a tournament during the final sessions. Further specifics regarding the tournament structure will be communicated later in the season.
During the initial 3 to 4 games, each team’s performance will be evaluated, potentially leading to player transfers aimed at balancing both the league and team dynamics.
Format and structure may be adjusted pending registration numbers.

Boys U14-16 (2008-2010 Born) Recreational League at Central Technical School starting in October 2023
Format: 7v7 recreational league with volunteer parent coaches.
Structure: Games consist of 25-minute halves and are officiated by club referees. The league will culminate in a tournament during the final sessions. Further specifics regarding the tournament structure will be communicated later in the season.
During the initial 3 to 4 games, each team’s performance will be evaluated, potentially leading to player transfers aimed at balancing both the league and team dynamics.
Format and structure may be adjusted pending registration numbers.

Girls U11-13 (2011-2013 Born) Recreational Games at Central Technical School starting in October 2023
Format: 7v7 or 9v9 games
Structure: Games consist of 25-minute halves with staff referees and/or coaches leading. Players will be divided into teams each session to provide balanced teams. 
Volunteer parent coach assistance is welcome.

Girls U14-16 (2008-2010 Born) Recreational Games at Central Technical School starting in October 2023
Format: 7v7 or 9v9 games
Structure: Games consist of 25-minute halves with staff referees and/or coaches leading. Players will be divided into teams each session to provide balanced teams. 
Volunteer parent coach assistance is welcome.

Due to registration reaching maximum capacity at Central Tech, we’ve taken action to ensure everyone gets a chance to enjoy the game! Introducing sessions at Soccerplex tailored for Recreational Games. Here, players will be split into teams each week and experience the thrill of 5v5 matches with 25-minute halves. Each game will have a dedicated Staff Referee overseeing the action, ensuring fair play and an exciting atmosphere. It’s a fantastic opportunity for everyone eager to hit the field and engage in gameplay while making the most of their soccer skills.

Monday–Friday: 10 am - 6 pm

North Toronto Soccer Club
1041 Avenue Rd. Suite 5
Toronto, Ontario
M5N 2C5