What is the cost to join?
The cost of our in-house league is $85.00. The Rec+ Travel league is $120.00.
What if my child has never played soccer?
Dyer Kickers welcomes beginners as well as advanced players. Beginners should join our In-House league. Advanced players would be more suited for our Rec+ Travel program which offers a more competitive playing environment.
When does the Dyer Kickers season begin?
Fall soccer begins mid August and continues through mid October.
Spring soccer begins in early April and continues through early June.
How long is the Dyer Kickers season?
How do you verify my players age?
You will need to provide a copy of your player's birth certificate to your coach at the first practice.
What if I do not live in Dyer?
There is no residency requirement to join Dyer Kickers. All are welcome.
When are the games?
Game days depend on which division your child plays in. Most in-house games are played on Saturday with some games being played on Friday evenings. Rec+ games are held mostly on Sundays, with some Saturdays expected.
How far do you have to go for Rec+ Travel?
Half of the games take place in Dyer. The other half of the games take place in different towns such as Munster, Hobart, Chesterton, Highland, Lansing, Lowell, Schererville, etc. – generally within a 20 minute drive.
Are there try-outs for the Rec+ Travel league?
Dyer Kickers does not currently hold try-outs for the Rec+ Travel League. However, due to the competitive nature of the program, we reserve the right to hold player evaluations depending on the number of sign ups we receive.
What equipment do I need?
Every child should have a pair of soccer cleats (tennis shoes are acceptable for the in-house league only), shin guards, and a properly sized ball.
- U6 and U8 divisions: size #3 soccer ball
- U10 and U12: size #4 soccer ball
- U14 and U18: size #5 soccer ball
How many practices are there?
The in-house teams typically practice once per week. Rec+ Travel teams typically practice twice per week.
Where do in-house teams play?
Northgate Park and Central Park in Dyer. Some games for older divisions may be played at Stephens Park in Schererville. Click here to see maps.
U6 Parents Info
Practices are held on weeknight evenings (day & time determined by your child's coach). Games are mostly on Saturday mornings. There may be some Friday night games.
What are the age cutoffs for the divisions?
We use the Fall Season as the start date for our year. Therefore, ages are set for divisions in the Fall. The players division for the Spring Season will be based on the previous Fall. The U06 division is the only exception.
U06 FALL - Must turn 4 by 7/31 of current year
U06 SPRING - Must turn 4 by 4/1 of current year
U08 - Must be under 8 on 7/31
U10 - Must be under 10 on 7/31
U12 - Must be under 12 on 7/31
U14 - Must be under 14 on 7/31
U18 - Must be under 18 on 7/31 or if 18 be a Current H.S. Senior
How can I get involved with the club?
Dyer Kickers relies on parent volunteers to coach and plan out the season. We have many opportunities to help. If you have an interest in coaching or driving the direction of the club, please reach out to any Board Member.