Joplin Parks and Recreation Offers Youth Soccer Programs

(Joplin, MO)Joplin Parks and Recreation is offering soccer for preschool, elementary, and middle-school children this spring at the Joplin Athletic Complex.

The Department’s Youth Soccer League is open to area children ages five to 14 years. This soccer league is for children of all soccer abilities with an emphasis on fun. Practices begin the week of March 13, with games on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday evenings (depending on the child’s age) starting March 27. The cost is $45 per player, which includes a jersey, shorts, and socks. League registration is required by March 6.

Little Kickers Soccer is open to children ages three to four years. This four-week instructional program is specifically designed for preschoolers and begins the week of April 4. Due to the popularity of the program, four sessions will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5:45 pm and 6:45 pm. The cost is $38 per player. Pre-registration is required by March 21, or until each session is full, whichever comes first.

Joplin Parks and Recreation programs are open to all four-states residents. For more information, or to register, please visit or call 417.625.4750.

About Joplin Parks & Recreation

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Lynn Iliff Onstot, Public Information Officer
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 204

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