Youth Soccer League


**Fall Soccer 2020 has been postponed until Spring 2021**

Anyone who is currently registered for Fall Soccer 2020 will have their registrations transferred to the Spring Soccer 2021 season. If you would like to have a refund instead, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (704) 735-2671, or email the Soccer Program Coordinator, Jared Barkley, at .  More information regarding Spring Soccer 2021 will be posted soon.

  (UPDATE August 17th, 2020 at 8:45 A.M.)

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Please note: In order to register online, you will be required to create a CivicRec/Rec1 user account for you and your household (if you have not already done so). For more information on how to create your account, click here.

League Information 

For boys & girls | Ages 2½ - 17 

Games & practices will be held at Highland Drive Park. Some practices may be held at City Park if space requires.   

Cost Per Participant
Registration Fee | $50.00
City Limits Resident DISCOUNT | $15.00
Late Registration Fee | $10.00  

Registration & Payment Methods  
Registration will be accepted online and in-person at the Lentz Recreation Center (800 Madison St, Lincolnton, NC, 28092) during regular office hours. Online registration is credit card only. In-person registration is credit card, cash, check, or money order. Checks and money orders should be made payable to "City of Lincolnton".

Age Groups 
Little Kickers | 2 yrs 6 mos - 3 yrs
U6 | 4 yrs - 5 yrs
U8 | 6 yrs - 7 yrs
U11 | 8 yrs - 10 yrs
U14 | 11 yrs - 13 yrs
U18 | 14 yrs - 17 yrs  
*Ages as of 08/01/2020

Important Dates  
Coaches meetings will take place the week of August 31st - September 4th for drafting.
Practices are set to begin the week of September 14th.
Games are set to begin September 26th

If the participant is over the age of 5 (and is playing in the U8 - U18 age group), has not played with the City of Lincolnton Parks & Recreation Department before, or if they have not played with us in over a year, then they will need to attend a mandatory evaluation session. The evaluation date must be selected on the registration form. Evaluations will be held at the ball fields at Betty G Ross Park (800 Madison St, Lincolnton, NC 28092): 

Saturday,  August 22nd 10:00 am11:00 am12:00 pm

U8 (Softball Field 1)U11 (Softball Field 1)U14 & U18 (Softball Field 1)

Saturday, August 29th10:00 am11:00 am12:00 pm

U8 (Softball Field 1)U11 (Softball Field 1)U14 & U18 (Softball Field 1)


(UPDATE April 28, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.)

The 2020 Youth Spring Soccer League is canceled. Any participant that was signed up will receive a credit to register for another sport or program offered by the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department. This will waive the cost of that chosen program or activity, and this credit must be used by April 30, 2021. If a refund is desired, in lieu of a program/activity credit, please call the Parks and Recreation Department (704-735-2671) or email Jared Barkley ( by June 24, 2020. YOU DO NOT NEED TO CONTACT US IF YOU DO NOT DESIRE A REFUND. Program/activity credits will automatically be applied to our database unless otherwise noted. 

Before attempting to use this credit to register for any program/class, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department or Jared Barkley for special registration instructions.  YOU WILL HAVE TO SUBMIT A REGISTRATION FORM FOR THE SPECIFIC PROGRAM/ACTIVITY YOU ARE USING THE CREDIT ON. 


(UPDATE March 24, 2020 at 2:00 P.M.)

All Youth Spring Soccer League activities are suspended until April 27, 2020. We will re-evaluate the situation and send out updated information closer to that date. Coaches and parents are encouraged to monitor their phones and emails for updates.  


(Effective March 14, 2020 at 12:00 P.M.)  

Due to the growing concerns of COVID-19, all Youth Spring Soccer League practices, games, and affiliated events are suspended until April 6, 2020. This means that no teams will be allowed to participate in any practices or games during this time. We plan to re-evaluate and assess the situation closer to April 6, 2020. Parents and coaches should monitor their phones and email for updates regarding the situation. We thank everyone for their cooperation in advance! If you have any questions, please call our office at (704) 735-2671. 

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