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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 new User ID. Click Here to get started, then click 'Log in' in the upper right corner. Contact the program registrar with any questions and for support.

Program Features

  • Fall/Winter sessions are held in the NSC Sports Hall on infill turf; Spring/Summer sessions are held on the outdoor fields. Click to see a campus map.
    • First Kicks Summer I will take place on field B1
  • 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 II: Wednesday Evenings: May 8- June 12, 2019 (2-4 year olds 6-6:45, 5-8 year olds 7- 8pm)
    • SESSION IS FULL: 2-4 year olds
  • Summer I: Wednesday Evenings: June 19- July 31, 2019, No Class July 17 (2-4 year olds 6-6:45, 5-8 year olds 7- 8pm)
    • SESSION IS FULL: 2-4 year olds
  • Summer II: Wednesday Evenings: August 7- September 11th, 2019 (2-4 year olds 6-6:45, 5-8 year olds 7- 8pm)

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.

Program Contact

Kelly Distad


Phone: 763.792.7353