2017 Winter Sessions

We hope that everyone enjoyed the holidays and we can’t wait to see you this weekend.  Our 2017 Winter Polson Pier season is about to start!   The session will run 13 weeks from January 7th/9th until April  9th/11th.  The 2017 Lamport Stadium Winter session will begin next month on Sunday February 5th.  This session will run 9 weeks until April 9th.  Click here to register today!  


Best Ways to Support Your Child in Sport

Throughout our lives we have all been around that ‘crazy’ sports parent.  They are known to put way too much pressure on their child and way too much emphasis on winning. Perhaps, they are just trying to relive their unfulfilled sports dreams through their children, or they just want the best for their kids and don’t realize their actions are in fact doing the

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How Does Lil’ Strikers Help My Child Develop Life Skills?

Hello Lil’ Strikers! If you’ve been to one of our classes, you’ve probably noticed that this is no ordinary soccer program. Our classes are specifically designed to challenge children in a variety of ways! At Lil’ Strikers, the first goal is to have fun. However, we’ve also created a unique program that teaches children a wide variety of life skills within the context of

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Top 3 Reasons Soccer Is The Most Popular Youth Sport In Canada

Soccer Is The Most Popular Youth Sport In Canada! Hello Lil’ Strikers! Hockey may be Canada’s national pastime, but there are nearly twice as many youth soccer players in Canada than hockey players. Soccer is also the fastest growing sport in the country, and 44% of children in Canada play youth soccer at some level. At Lil’ Strikers, we share our nation’s passion for

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Coach’s Checklist: 3 Soccer Players That Make Great Role Models For Kids

Back in the 1993, NBA superstar Charles Barkley famously stated “I am not a role model… Just because I dunk a basketball, doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.” Barkley’s comments started a debate about the merits of athletes as role models, and the debate continues to this day. Should athletes be role models?  There are a variety of opinions on the matter, but

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Three Indicators Your Child Is Going To Be A Soccer Star

The Lil’Strikers youth soccer program is all about developing life skills within the context of sport. Our participants develop cognitive skills such as concentration, recall, and impulse control. Our classes also develop a wide variety of physical, and social skills. While we work to help our participants develop life skills, many of our Lil’ Strikers end up developing a lifelong passion for soccer. Who

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Soccer Dad To The Rescue: George Zajacz

At Lil’ Strikers, we recognize the commitment level of the parents involved in our program, and we’d like to thank you for participating. In an effort to show our thanks, we’ve created a blog series that’s all about you! In our second installment of “Soccer Parent To The Rescue,” (embed link: http://lilstrikersgta.com/soccer-mom-to-the-rescue-kerry-cotton/) we’ve interviewed George Zajacz. George is a lifelong soccer player, and his

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Lil’ Strikers March Break Camp Open For Registration

The Lil’ Strikers multi-sport March Break camp is now open for registration! However, this is no ordinary camp… If you are looking to give your child an experience they will never forget, you’ve come to the right place! At Lil’ Strikers, we’ve created a multi-sport curriculum that combines exercise, cognitive development, and social interactions. We’ve also designed a program that will allow your child

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Coach's Checklist: What Life Skills Are Developed By The Lil’ Strikers Program?

Hello Lil’ Strikers! We hope you’ve been enjoying the session so far. It’s been a great start, and we’re excited for what’s to come! As coaches, it has been truly encouraging to see the continued development of the players. As the classes continue, our focus will remain helping children develop life skills through the context of sport. After all, the Lil’ Strikers program is

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Coach's Checklist: 3 Social Benefits Of Having Your Child Play Soccer

Hello Lil’ Strikers! This is coach Brandon and coach Julia with your latest edition of the Coach’s Checklist. For those of you who haven’t worked with us, we coached the Hoppers program together last year. This year, we are coaching the Bunnies and Micro classes, respectively. Its been a great start to the session, and it’s only going to get better! While we certainly

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