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Formerly known as First Kicks and Jr. Soccer League, Intro to Soccer is a progressive development system for young athletes who are interested in the sport of soccer. There are three levels within the Intro to Soccer Program: Intro I, II, and III. The primary objective is to allow each athlete to build important fundamental skills throughout each level in order to propel them into the sport of soccer.
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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 Intro to Soccer I, II, or III.
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.
Intro to Soccer I and II 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. Intro to Soccer III also introduces young players to the basic fundamental skills of soccer while playing officiated games against each other.
All levels incorporate soccer skills with motor, physical, mental and social skills in a positive environment. This program also builds self esteem, confidence, promotes sportsmanship and fair play while instilling a love and passion for the game of soccer.
Program Fee includes: t-shirt, 6 practice lessons on indoor turf space, equipment provided for use, a fun and inviting atmosphere to learn the sport of soccer.
*Financial scholarships available: please contact the program director for more information and to request the financial scholarship application form.
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.
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!