Skill Centre Program (U8-U11)


Halifax Dunbrack Soccer Club's Skill Centre Program aligns with Canada Soccer’s best practices for youth development. The curriculum for this program focuses on the player’s continued love for the ball and progresses into 1v1, 2v2 and small sided games. In our Skill Centre Program our players train twice per week with match play occurring on weekends. 

The overarching purpose of the Canada Soccer Skill Centre model is to provide players “access to high-quality programs where they can have fun with their friends, learn new skills and play the game in an appropriate format” (Canada Soccer Skill Centre Manual).

 

Skill Centre Program Fees

  • U8 (born 2016/2017) - $510
  • U9 (born 2015) - $510
  • U10 (born 2014) - $525
  • U11 (born 2013) - $525

*if you require financial assistance, please CLICK HERE for more details 

Included in the fee: facility costs, technical leads, coaches and technical staff, player registration/insurance with governing body (Soccer Nova Scotia), training equipment, administrative fees (operational, registration system, processing)

 

Skill Centre Program Schedule

Start Date: June 4, 2024

End Date: August 22, 2024

Days and Times: Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm or 6:30-7:30pm

                         Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm or 6:30-7:30pm

Schedule Note: The training schedule will be sent to parents by email once confirmed. The schedule is tentative based on confirmation of our facility booking and coach availability. All players will receive the following:

All schedule changes will be communicated through the Spond app to ensure all participants are kept up to date.  

 

Skill Centre Program Uniforms

Dunbrack Soccer is proud to partner with Joma Canada to supply our players with our club training kit, game jerseys and equipment.

  • All Skill Centre players must purchase a Joma training kit bundle (training shirt, shorts and socks) for the 2024 Summer season, unless they already own the Joma training kit from a previous season.

  • The Joma training kit bundle package will be available for purchase on the RAMP registration platform at a cost of $50, and will be available for pickup at our club office.

  • You will be able to select your Joma training kit size when you register. 
  • Players will wear their training kit for practices and games. They will not receive a game jersey and will not be charged a jersey deposit with their registration fee.

 

Skill Centre Program - Need to Know

  • Training schedules are subject to change based on facility availability.
  • There will be no make-up sessions or pro-rated fees based on lost training sessions or late registration. 
  • Facility closures and extreme weather conditions are beyond our control and can cause training to be cancelled. Members are asked to monitor HRM Field Conditions, their emails and our social media feeds for updates. HRM updates their Field Conditions page every day by 3pm. 
  • Please refer to our Refund Policy in the event that you need to withdraw from a program.
  • If you have any questions regarding the Skill Centre Program, please contact us at info@dunbrack.ca

 

 

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