MINI - U8 TO U10

Players at U8 – U10 are placed on teams based on registrations, friend requests are available in forming teams. Each team will have a volunteer coach assigned.

  • Teams practice once a week. Optional 2nd practice is available pending on coaches availability. Practice schedules are set just prior to the season and are selected by the volunteer team officials to best fit their schedules. Indoor practices are available at a local elementary school gymnasium.
  • Teams at these age groups play games every weekend through the season in the VYSA House League- Boys and Girls teams play on Saturday.
    • Teams will have home and away games.
    • All games will take place in Vancouver. Occasional game in Burnaby, as a Burnaby club may enter the VYSA House League.
    • Locations and times and will be confirmed with Marpole Team Officials prior to the game day.
  • The season starts the weekend after Labor Day and runs through to the first week in March.
  • Schedules for U8-U10 are not created by Marpole Soccer Club but by VYSA HOUSE LEAGUE with schedules being sent to the Clubs. Schedules are also available online and Marpole will share those links to team officials once available.
  • practices and matches may get cancelled due to weather or other factors beyond our control.
  • Each team has team officials including a coach and manager, and possibly assistant or co-coaches. All team officials are volunteers, have passed Criminal Records Checks and are usually parents or guardians of players on the team. The coach will run practices and games. The team manager will manage the TeamSnap account, distribute schedules and assign duties such as snack and field lining to parents.

MINI players should register by AUGUST 1 to help ensure placement on team.

  • Please note there are maximum players allowed on a team per VYSA & BC SOCCER RULES.


Additional Information / Cost: 

  • Players must purchase KIT for $50. Includes 2 x match jerseys, 1 x shorts, 1 x socks.
  • Players must provide their own soccer cleats and shin guards.

Financial Support

Marpole Soccer Club Society is committed to making sure all children have the chance to play soccer. We strive to create a playing environment that is accessible to everyone and help remove any financial obstacles that may cause concern.

Any family or guardian seeking special consideration may contact the Club Registrar in confidence to discuss their options.

Families seeking financial assistance from the organizations listed below are encouraged to contact them as quickly as possible.  Families are encouraged to file their application right away to give enough time for processing and their child can be placed on a team in a timely manner. Please also let the Club Registrar know you have filed the application.

A copy of the completed application form must be emailed to the MARPOLE REGISTRAR at:

The KidSport™ Fund

The KidSport™ Fund is a program of Sport BC designed to “remove the financial obstacles that prevent underprivileged children from playing sport in British Columbia”.

To learn more and to apply for funding visit

Applications to KidSport are typically processed within approximately 30-45 days.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart

Helps get kids in the game by covering the costs of equipment, registration and/or transportation.

For more information, visit: Individual Child Grants | Jumpstart (

Athletics 4 Kids

A4K’s overarching goal is to be there to assist any B.C. child in their dream of playing amateur sports. In other words, we want all kids to have the opportunity to play.