Young soccer players can start off the school year with programs offered by the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department. The six-week programs, for boys and girls ages 2-7, will be held at Somerset Park, located on Sloop Lane in Ocean Pines, beginning in September.
Happy Cleats Soccer will allow children ages 2-3 the chance to burn off energy in a non-competitive environment and will focus on socialization, simple soccer fundamentals and fun. The program will be offered weekly from 5:15-5:45 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 10 for two-year-olds and on Thursdays beginning Sept. 12 for three-year-olds. The cost is $40 for Ocean Pines residents and $50 for non-residents.
Pee Wee Soccer, for ages 4-7, will start with basic soccer skills and progress to lightly competitive group games. It will be offered from 5-5:45 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 10 for ages 4-5 and on Thursdays for ages 6-7. The cost is $45 for Ocean Pines residents and $55 for non-residents.
These programs are open to the public and registration is required. For more information or to register, call the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052.