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Soccer

Score goals for your team on one of the city’s most unique and picturesque turf playing fields located on Pier 5. Get in the game on one of three soccer fields. Two can be joined to create one regulation-size pitch.

Click here to view the Pier 5 Open Field Calendar. Times listed represent availability for drop in, non-permitted play.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Adult Soccer League

NOTE: The 2019 fall adult soccer season has ended. The next season will take place in the spring, starting on March 4th, 2020. Registration will open on this page on February 3rd, 2020.

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Adult Soccer League is a 6 v. 6 (5 and a goalkeeper) format, with both men’s and co-ed divisions. Games will be on Wednesday nights and will run for 10 weeks (start/end dates subject to change due to weather). All games will be 50 minutes long and will be played in hour intervals starting between 7 - 10 pm. Each team will play in all time slots.

Free Agents - will be assigned to a team of other individual Free Agent players. We cannot take requests for participants to be placed on the same team. The fee for a free agent is $165.

Teams - rosters can be up to 12 players, co-ed teams need a minimum of two female outfield players on the field at all times, and men’s teams can not include any female player. Team rosters and completed waivers are due before the beginning of the season. The fee for a team is $1650 (plus surcharge). When signing up you will pay a $500 deposit, with the balance due before the beginning of the season.

Glasses are not allowed on the field during the game, with the exception of safety glasses. A full list of Metro Soccer rules and regulations can be found here.

VERY IMPORTANT: Deposits and registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, so please make sure you fully intend to participate. You are not entered for the season until you have received confirmation that your registration has been accepted. Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy does not carry medical insurance. Teams can purchase their own insurance here.

ADULT SPRING 2020 SEASON GAME DATES

+ March 4, 2020
+ March 11, 2020
+ March 18, 2020
+ March 25, 2020
+ April 1, 2020
+ April 8, 2020
+ April 15, 2020
+ April 22, 2020
+ April 29, 2020
+ May 6, 2020

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Youth League

NOTE: The 2019 fall youth soccer season has ended. The next season will take place in the spring, starting on March 7th, 2020. Registration will open on this page on February 3rd, 2020.

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Youth Soccer League is for 1st through 6th graders. The league will run for 10 weeks. Games take place on Saturday mornings, and optional practices take place on Wednesday afternoons. Start/end dates subject to change due to weather.

The registration involves two steps - once you sign the waiver at the link above, you will be redirected you to the webpage where you can complete registration and submit the registration fee.

YOUTH SPRING 2020 SEASON GAME DATES

+ March 7, 2020
+ March 14, 2020
+ March 21, 2020
+ March 28, 2020
+ April 4, 2020
+ April 11, 2020
+ April 18, 2020
+ April 25, 2020
+ May 2, 2020
+ May 16, 2020

Saturday Game Times:
8:00 am - 9:00 am: 4th, 5th & 6th Grade
9:00 am - 10:00 am: 3rd Grade
10:00 am - 11:00 am: 2nd Grade
11:00 am - 12:00 pm: 1st Grade

YOUTH SPRING 2020 SEASON PRACTICE DATES

+ March 4, 2020
+ March 11, 2020
+ March 18, 2020
+ March 25, 2020
+ April 1, 2020
+ April 8, 2020
+ April 15, 2020
+ April 22, 2020
+ April 29, 2020
+ May 6, 2020

Optional Wednesday Practice Times:
4:00 - 5:00 pm: 1st Grade
5:00 -6:00 pm: 2nd & 3rd Grade
6:00 -7:00 pm: 4th, 5th & 6th Grade

VERY IMPORTANT: The $75 registration fee covers the full 10-game season, and is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Our program is designed in partnership with Metro Soccer. All teams are coached by volunteer parent coaches, so please consider coaching a team this season. There are only fall and spring sessions for the Youth League.

Just coming to watch? You couldn’t ask for a more picturesque place to take in the game. The fields special turf supported by a shock pad and an organic infill of sand and coconut fibers even helps keep spectators cool!

To receive updates on upcoming soccer leagues and Conservancy events, sign up for our newsletter here.

In addition to the many youth and adult leagues permitted on the field, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy also offers low-cost soccer leagues for adults and kids in the spring, summer, and fall.

For further information and questions, please contact soccer@brooklynbridgepark.org.

The Pier 5 Sports Fields will be temporarily closed during periods of heavy snow and other inclement weather to preserve the field surface. Please check the alert notifications on our homepage and our Twitter to stay up to date on closures.

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