Tips from Local Parents
When Heather Jacques Ruiz, one of our top contributors, was in need of a good soccer program for her almost 12-year-old son, our community came up with excellent suggestions. In today’s blog, we dive into their valuable insights on local soccer teams that cater to players with various skill levels.
Local Soccer Programs Overview
There are several soccer programs in the Eagle area catering to different skill levels for all ages. According to Christen Rowles, Idaho Rush has a development league suitable for mid-year joiners. Apart from Rush, there’s also the Boise Timbers Thorns, along with the Global Sports Academy (GSA) located in the Eagle area.
Star Recreational Soccer Offers Opportunities
Star Recreation offers recreational soccer that is appropriate for players around the age of 12, according to Coralee Walther, our group expert and a Top Contributor. This platform offers a friendly environment for children to enhance their skills.
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The Boise Timbers Thorns Experience
For Jenah Mark Rommel, the Boise Timbers Thorns have been the go-to soccer program for her kids. While they’ve participated at the recreational level so far, her 12-year-old son might go competitive next year.In a conversation with Kelly MacLean, Jenah further explains that practices for the Boise Timbers Thorns are usually held twice a week, with games taking place on Saturdays for the recreational teams. The practices and games for recreational teams are typically local, although the location can vary based on residence proximity.
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Insights on Competitive Soccer Tryouts
For those considering competitive soccer, as Shanelle Peters mentions, all relevant soccer tryouts happen in June. She advises giving the Idaho Rush Soccer Club a try, as her 13-year-old son is enjoying his time there.
Global Sports Academy: An Inside Look
Catelyn Pasut shares a glowing review for Global Sports Academy, where practices are held in Eagle at a church near the high school during the fall and spring. They’re also in the process of building a large indoor space for winter in Star.
Some Love for Rush Development League
Providing a positive review for the Rush Development League is Susan Ferris Lehner, whose 12-year-old son is loving the experience there.
How about Idaho Juniors?
Lastly, a mention by Anna Garcia goes out for the Idaho Juniors, adding another worthy contender to the list.
Heather’s question revealed a variety of soccer programs available in the Eagle area, from recreational to competitive leagues. Choosing a soccer program involves various considerations, including location, program environment, skill level, and personal convenience, but with these suggestions, any parent can find a suitable program for their child.
Nurturing a love for the sport while contributing to physical health and personal growth is an exciting journey for any child. So here’s to finding the right soccer match for your young ones!