Q & A

What age divisions are there in house league at Club Roma?

A. The divisions are U4 (ages 3-4 -for Soccer Starters) and House League divisions are U6 (5-6 year olds), U8 (7-8), U10(9-10), U12(11-12), U14(13-14), U16(15-16) and U18(17-18).    All are Co-ed, however we some developmental programs specific to gender start at U7.

When does the Soccer Program begin and end?

A. Practices and games will begin in the middle of May (weather dependent). The season ends with playoff week at the mid-August.

What days of the week does the house league program play?

A. The games will be played between Monday – Friday.  NEW FOR 2018 -- Standardized Training Schedule for all House League means coaches will have the opportunity to bring their teams to either Club Roma fields or Sir Winston turf on Saturday mornings.  Ivan Klassen and his coaching team will run these practices along with coaches.

We will be aiming for the following game schedule dependent fully on field availability:          U4, Soccer Starters: Wednesdays from 6pm to 7pm at Roma  U6: Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm at Roma  U8: Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm at Roma  U10: Monday games from 6pm to 7pm at Roma  U12: Interlock division with other clubs. Anticipated game night is Tuesdays. Game times vary from 6:15pm to 7:30pm.   U14: Anticipated game night is Tuesdays. Possible interlock division with other clubs. Game times vary from 6:15pm to 7:30pm

How much does it cost to register my child?

A. The registration fee for Soccer Starters is $80.00.  The registration fee for House League is $160.00 for all ages. The registration fee provides the child with a full uniform including shirt, shorts and socks, a team picture, a participant medal and treat at season's end.

What do I have to provide for my child to participate in the Program?

A.  The child must have shin protection (Ontario Soccer Association requirement) and proper soccer cleats.  Note: U4, Soccer Starters players may wear running shoes.

What will my child do in the program?

A. Your child will learn basic and developmental soccer skills, team work, have fun, increase their fitness level and make new friends.

Where will my child be playing?

A.  All games will be held at Club Roma as field availability permits.  Otherwise games may be held at Woodgale or parks nearby including the turf field at Sir Winston Churchill High School.  Interlock division games may be played at neighbouring clubs such as Thorold or Niagara on the Lake. 

Who mentors my child when they participate in the Program?

A. All of our mentors are parent and/or student volunteers who wish to participate to make a difference in the child's learning experience. All of our volunteers will be offered a chance to participate in ongoing coaching clinics that enhance the quality of our coaches.

When and where do I register for the program?

A.  Registration is now available on-line at https://romasoccer.powerupsports.com/registration In person registration times vary and will be posted on our website home page along with Facebook.  Personal cheques will no longer be accepted.

Is there fee assistance available?

A. Registration assistance is available through programs such as “Pro Kids” and “Jumpstart".  No child will be refused.