U6-U8 PROGRAM (Players born 2016-2014)





First steps... Who is Ottawa TFC?

Ottawa TFC is honored to introduce the beautiful game of soccer to your child. Recognized as a National level club by Canada Soccer, Ottawa TFC's ultimate goal for the U6-U8 grassroot program is to ensure that your child participates in a safe, fun and social environment while the fundamental skills.


What can I expect as new soccer parent?

Players at this age are starting their "careers" in soccer and need to develop their skills appropriately. The weekly 60-minute sessions consist of various skills exercises as well as small games on a rotational basis. Players are grouped by age and gender. The sessions themselves are run by our most talented senior youth players, who are beginning their coaching journey at the club. The coaches are trained and licensed through Canada Soccer, and guided/supervised by our academy staff coaches.



Details about the program

  • Option 1 - Orleans
    • Millennium Park (2010 Trim Rd)
    • Friday
    • Anticipated time (subject to change): 6:30pm-7:30pm
    • May 27 to August 26 (No session on July 1 and week off from July 23-31)
      • 12 Week program, with a Meet and Greet on the first day
    • $205/player

  • Option 2 - Gloucester
    • Vanessa Gilles Park/Pineview Park (1465 Ridgebrook Dr)
    • Thursday
    • Anticipated time (subject to change): 7:00pm-8:00pm
    • May 26 to August 18 (week off from July 23-31)
      • 12 Week program, with a Meet and Greet on the first day
    • $205/player (fees are prorated)

NOTE: Pre-season BONUS for U8 players who register before mid-April. Your child can participate in Saturday morning scrimmages starting mid-April at no extra cost.


Payment information

The registration fee of the program is $205. A $50 non-volunteer fee is charged per family for each season. This fee is credited to your account upon volunteering at the end of the season. Fill out your volunteer application (PowerUp) during registration, if you are interested in volunteering. For more information, visit the volunteer information page on our website.


What equipment does my child need?

The registration fee includes an training shirt, black shorts and socks, and a soccer ball. Players are required to wear the given uniform, protective shin guards and shoes at all sessions. Soccer cleats are allowed and recommended at all age groups but not necessary at these ages.


Who can I contact if I have questions about the program, address my concerns, inform the coach of a particular issue with my child, etc.?

Kaden Engbers, Grassroots Staff Coach, kaden@ottawatfc.com



Player and parent requirements

Players and parents must abide to the Ottawa TFC Return to Play Protocol and the Code of Conduct.