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First Kicks Soccer Training

Specially designed program for 2-8 year olds

 

The First Kicks program is a specially designed developmental program that introduces young players to the basic fundamental skills of soccer such as passing, shooting, receiving the ball, and running with the ball to learn the concept of team play. There will be lots of fun games played in this program.

This program incorporates soccer skills with motor, physical, mental and social skills in a positive and non-competitive environment. This program also builds self esteem, confidence, promotes sportsmanship and fair play while instilling a love and passion for the game of soccer.

New registration system

We are excited to present you with a new registration experience - NSC Event HQ. This system will streamline your enrollment process and give you more access to your customer account. Use this system to register for First Kicks.

If this is your first time using the system, you will need to create a NSC Event HQ Household Account.  The account owner must be 18 years of age or older.  

After you have created your account, verify your email and set up your password. You can then add your spouse and/or children as “participants”.  Click here to get started.

If you already have an account then login here.

Contact the program registrar with any questions or for further assistance.

Program Features

  • Winter I - Spring I sessions are held in the NSC Sports Hall on infill turf; Spring II - Fall I sessions are held on the outdoor fields. Click to see a campus map.
    • First Kicks Fall I will take place on field 63 (formerly field C3), located behind the Super Rink
  • Low instructor to participant ratio
  • Soccer shoes, tennis shoes or similar type athletic shoes recommended
  • Water bottle recommended

Age Groups

  • Ages 2-4 years old
  • Ages 5-8 years old

Session Dates

  • Spring I (indoor): Saturdays March 28 - May 2 - REGISTRATION OPEN JANUARY 1
  • Spring II (outdoor): Wednesdays May 6 - June 10

 

Program Fee

  • $75
  • Fee balance must be paid with registration

Refund Policy

  • Refunds are not issued for cancelled registrations. Cancelled registrations can be transferred to a future session. 

Surcharge Fee

  • The National Sports Center has instituted a 2% surcharge on all submitted card payments to help cover a portion of the processing fees assessed to the NSC by the card processing companies. Customers can avoid the fee by paying with an e-check with an online registration.

NSC Fund for Play

The NSC Fund For Play is the contribution and donation arm of the National Sports Center Foundation. We are dedicated to improving the lives of Minnesota residents by creating programs and initiatives that support a diverse and engaged community. If you would like to make a donation to improve the health, well-being, and outlook of participants through access to sports and healthy, safe environments, please click HERE.

Thank you for considering!

Program Contact

Kelly Distad

Director

Phone: 763.792.7353