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Crystal Lake Soccer Federation

CLSF, a boys and girls soccer club in McHenry, IL, county with recreational and competitive leagues, logo.

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Recreational Program

  • Two 8-week sessions: one in Fall, one in Spring. Girls H.S Rec plays Fall only.

  • Uniform Provided: Jersey, shorts, socks

  • 2022 - 2023 program fees

    • $175 for Fall and Spring Sessions ($200.00 after June 15)

    • $125 for Spring only and Girls H.S. Rec-Blackmore League ($150 after June 15)

    • $65 family annual membership fee

  • U6 to U14 games played Saturdays at Lippold Park Soccer Complex

  • Optional skills training with CLSF's professional Force training staff.

  • Two practices per week with your team

  • Teams are separated by gender

  • Opening Day for the Fall Recreational League is September 10th.

 

NOTE: Practices begin about 2 weeks prior to opening day. Your coach will notify you of the practice schedule. Practice schedules and locations are set up by each coach. For this reason, CLSF does not keep track of practice schedules. 

Recreational League

U6

Recreational League

High School Girls

Program Details

  • Girls High School Rec teams (grades 9-12), play in the Northern Illinois High School Recreational Soccer League commonly referred to as the Blackmore League.

  • League matches are played Sundays in the late summer and fall.

  • Home matches are played at Lippold Park. Teams will travel to play teams in other communities.

  • Teams may also participate in NIHSRSL sponsored tournaments. Scheduling of these tournaments is not under the control of CLSF. Participation in such tournaments is determined by the team coach.

  • Some additional costs (including uniform as needed and tournament fees) may be expected.

Recreational League

U8

Program Details

Grades

1st & 2nd grade

Play

5 v 5 or 6 v 6

Goal Size

6' x 12'

Field Size

30 x 50 yards

Goalkeepers

Yes

Referees

Offsides

Yes

Yes

Additional Details

All free kicks are indirect.

Games are officiated by trained referees assigned by CLSF.

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Recreational League

U10

Recreational League

U12

Recreational League

U14

Program Details

Grades

3rd & 4th grade

Play

7 v 7 or 8 v 8

Goal Size

6' x 18'

Field Size

50 x 70 yards

Goalkeepers

Yes

Referees

Offsides

Yes

Yes

Additional Details

The Laws of the Game governing direct and indirect free kicks are introduced at this level.

Program Details

Grades

5th & 6th grade

Play

9 v 9

Goal Size

Yes

Field Size

55 x 80 yards

Goalkeepers

Yes

Referees

Offsides

Yes

Yes

Additional Details

Assistant referees are also assigned to games beginning at this level.

Program Details

Grades

7th & 8th grade

Play

11 v 11

Goal Size

8' x 24'

Field Size

70 x 110 yards

Goalkeepers

Yes

Referees

Offsides

Yes

Yes

Program Details

Grades

Pre K & Kindergarten

Play

4 v 4

Goal Size

4' x 6'

Field Size

20 x 30 yards

Goalkeepers

No

Referees

Offsides

No

No

Additional Details

Games are officiated by volunteers parents or coaches.