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In-House League

Futsal is a small-sided (5v5) indoor soccer game. The nature of the game places a large emphasis on technical skill and ability in situations of high pressure. Futsal is an excellent breeding ground for skill development and overall soccer competencies that can be translated into the more traditional outdoor game. 

The concept for Palumbo's Winter In-House Futsal League is similar to our Club's Fall In-House Outdoor League, with a few minor adjustments. Details are:

  • Season is 10 weeks (including season-ending tournament) and runs from January 2 thru March 9;
  • Each team will have 1 training session during the week (led by a combination of paid professional coaches and parent coaches) and 1 game on the weekends;
  • Training sessions will be held at local gyms in the neighborhood on a weekday evenings;
  • Games will take place on Saturday morning or afternoon, either at Old Pine Community Center (4th and Lombard) or Palumbo Recreation Center (10th and Fitzwater);
  • Teams will have  9-10 players each;
  • It is anticipated that there will be a Squirts, Junior and Senior Division
  • Each child will receive Palumbo Soccer Club / Center City Orthodontics game and practice t-shirts;
  • Per Player Cost is $175 for the Winter Futsal Program

 EQUIPMENT needed: size 3 futsal ball, sneakers or soccer flats, water bottle, and athletic soccer attire

This season brings fun "pickup" style games to finish up the year. There will be one technical training session per week by our travel team coaches and one game per week. Players attending game days will be divided into teams on-site by our referees to play 5v5 .  You will not need to alert Palumbo of game days that you will be attending or missing.  Come when you can and enjoy the fun! 

Spring In-House 2018 Training Schedule

training and games will take place 4/12- 6/9
NO TRAINING 4/19-4/20 (there will be games on 4/21)
NO GAMES 5/26 (there will be training on 5/24-26 )
RAIN MAKE-UP -  the week of 6/11

  1. Technical training nights with coaching staff:
    at Palumbo Rec Center
    • Thursdays 5-6:30 - Senior Divisions and Juniors 
    • Fridays  5:15-6:45pm- Squirts 
  2. Pickup Style Games: 
    at Star Garden
    • Squirts: Saturdays 4-5 pm 
    • Juniors: Saturdays 5-6 pm
    • Seniors: Saturdays 6-7 pm

There will be no ranking day for the spring in-house season.

Please bring to all practices and games a soccer ball (see FAQ  for size), water bottle, and wear sneakers or cleats.  All players MUST wear shin guards.

Palumbo’s Intramural program is designed for children ages 6-12 yrs who enjoy soccer and are eager to practice and further their soccer skills and who enjoy the team atmosphere without the commitment of joining a travel team.  Our in-house programs will be available in fall, winter and spring season with the ability to register for one season at a time.  Also, all in-house players are welcome to register for summer camps and clinics.  All games and practices are located in or around Palumbo Rec Center, our home field.

 Our In-House League will encompass an 10-week schedule, beginning 9/8 thru tournament weekend of 11/17

 The program will be split into 3 different leagues ( divided by birth year) Squirts (2011-2012), Junior (2009-2010), Senior (2007-2008)

  • Weekly Schedule is as follows:

    • 1 Weekday evening 60-75 minute Technical Training Session (broken down by age bracket) with a professionally licensed coach, focused on ball skill work, learning the basics of the game, and overall soccer enjoyment (squirts and juniors on tuesdays, seniors on thursdays)

    • 1 Weekday evening 60-75 minute Team Session led by a parent head coach, focusing on a pre-planned USSF training session that falls within the age-appropriate scope and sequence, as recommended by US Soccer

    • 1 Saturday 40-50 minute League Game, formats described below based on age bracket (squirts at 10 or 11:15 am, juniors at 11:15 or 12:30, seniors at 9 or 10 am)

  • Game formats and roster sizes are as follows (1 preseason scrimmage, 8 regular season games, 1 season-ending tournament):

    • Squirts (8-10 players per team, 5v5 outdoor Futsal style games)

    • Juniors (8-10 players per team, 5v5 outdoor Futsal style games)

    • Seniors (9-11 players per team, 7v7 outdoor full-field style games)

  • All Field Locations are Local to the Bella Vista / Queen Village neighborhood

    • Palumbo Recreation Center (10th and Fitzwater)

    • Starr Garden Playground (6th and Lombard)

    • Columbus Square (12th and Wharton)

Tuition for Palumbo's Fall In-House program will run $175 per player.  This includes 20 training sessions, 9 league games, 1 season ending tournament weekend, and an in-house team t-shirt that all players will wear on game days and a practice t-shirt.  Tuition proceeds will be used to pay professionally licensed trainer, purchase club / team equipment, pay league and ref fees (for the senior team), club insurance costs,  technology costs, administrative costs, etc.

Important Dates:

 Evaluation Day (for all players) AUG 25 at Palumbo Rec Center (9:30-10:30 Squirts, 10:30-11:30 Juniors, 11:30-12:30 Seniors ).  Rain Date will be AUG 26 (9:00-9:45 Squirts, 9:45-10:30 Juniors, 10:30-111:15 Seniors) 

Parent Coach Draft: SEPT 4 (Tues)

Players will receive their team assignments and practice day/time/location after the draft.

First Day of team and technical training: the week of SEPT 10
Last Day of team and technical training: week of NOV 5

First Game: SEPT 8 (pre-season scrimmage)
Last Game: NOV 10 (in-house tournament)

There is no practice or games on OCT 31 (Halloween).  Any additional important dates will be communicated via email.

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