About Youth Soccer & Futsal

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation offers outdoor soccer in the fall and indoor soccer (futsal) in the spring for ages 4-14.

Spring Futsal (Indoor Soccer) Registration

Registration for spring futsal runs January 1-31. Register online or over the phone at any recreation centerPlease note, rec centers will be closed on January 1 for New Years Day, but online registration is available. 

Register early and SAVE BIG with the Early Bird Discount! 

  • Jan. 1 = 25% off
  • Jan. 2 = 20% off
  • Jan. 3-5 = 10% off

Fall Soccer Registration

Registration for fall soccer runs June 1-30. Register online or over the phone at any recreation center.

Fall 2022 Updates and Announcements

Certain youth sports offered for free

For this upcoming fall 2022 youth sports season, the City of Saint Paul and Saint Paul Parks and Recreation are excited to announce that registration fees have been eliminated for certain sports within census-designated Areas of Concentrated Poverty (ACP).

The following youth sports will be offered for free:

  • Soccer (ages 10 and up)
  • Flag Football (ages 10 and up)
  • 7v7 passing league football (new for fall 2022; all offered ages) *clinic-style play
  • Lacrosse (all offered ages) *clinic-style play

Sites with free youth programs include:

  • Arlington Hills
  • Dayton's Bluff
  • Duluth & Case
  • El Rio Vista
  • Frogtown
  • Hancock
  • Hayden Heights
  • Hazel Park
  • Highwood Hills
  • Jimmy Lee/Oxford
  • Martin Luther King
  • McDonough
  • Palace
  • Rice
  • West Minnehaha
  • Wilder

Register early and SAVE BIG with the Early Bird Discount! 

  • June 1 = 25% off
  • June 2 = 20% off
  • June 3-5 = 10% off

How to register

You may register for any service area or recreation center activity regardless of your home address. In-house sports registrations for age groups 8U and younger will be registered by service area:

  • Northeast Area - The Northeast / East Area is defined as East of I-35E and East of Highway 61
  • Northwest Area -The Northwest / West Area is defined as North of I-94 and West of I-35E
  • South Area - The South Area is defined as South of I-94 and West of Highway 61

Municipal sports for age groups 10U and older are still registered by individual recreation center. 

Register for Youth Athletics

Participants may register on the sports team which aligns with their gender identity. Participants who do not identify as male or female may register on the sports team of their choice.

Age Guidelines

  • The date used to determine a player's eligibility for the spring is May 1 of the current year. 
  • The date used to determine a player's eligibility for the fall 2021 league is October 11. 

Last Edited: June 8, 2022