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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


 


When does the recreational season start?
The season begins in November and runs through the middle of February. Official practice starts when baseball and softball have ended their season.

How much does it cost?
Cost is $160.00 per child for a resident of Cooper City and $190.00 for non resident.

When is registration?
Registrations online will start  August 28 to mid September. In person registrations will start Sept 29 and end on October 9.

How do I register?
Registrations are online at www.coopercityoptimist.com

What information do I need to bring with me?
TBD

How old does my child have to be to play?
The player must be born between September 1, 2003 through  February 28, 2018.  

Where are the games played?
Flamingo West Park, Bill Lips Park, Sports Complex

When will the games be played?
One game is played during the week and one on Saturday.

When will we know the game schedule?
Schedules will be posted on the web site by the beginning of November.

How often is practice?
Practice is at the discretion of the coach. All coaches are volunteers and some have more time available than others.

When will we receive our uniform?
The coach will hand out the uniforms before the first game. Uniforms are included in the registration fee and consist of a jersey, shorts, and socks.

What player equipment do I need to supply?
Your child will need soccer cleats, shin guards and liquid hydration.

How will my child be placed on a team?
All teams are formed in a draft. The coach will contact you after the division draft. The only players guaranteed to play together are those of the coach, assistant coach. Please do not ask to be on the same team with a friend or for carpool purposes.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Registration Confirmation Page/Email from your Online Registration
Proof of residency if you are a Cooper City resident (utility bill)
Copy of Birth Certificate (Birth certificates are no longer kept)

COACHES' MEETING
Mandatory coaches' meeting on TBD

Coaches must attend meeting.

EVALUATIONS


Date and time TBA for U5, U6, Boys Seniors and Girls Seniors (ONLY COACHES)

Date and time TBA for all other divisions

UNIFORMS
Uniforms will be distributed to the team coach, day and time will be announced soon the location is at the Cooper City Optimist garage, from 9:00am-12pm. The coach will distribute after to the players.

PRACTICES
Practices will officially begin on TBD. We do not schedule practices during the season. Practice is at the discretion of the coach depending on field use and his availability.

START OF SEASON
First game will be on November 13 .

GAME SCHEDULES
Game schedules will be posted on the website on or before the season starts.

 
REGULAR SEASON
There will be two games a week in most divisions; one game on a weeknight and one game on Saturdays. Games are scheduled to start on Saturday, November 14 and the season will end on a Saturday in February .

HOLIDAYS
Thanksgiving November 21 to November 29

Winter Recess December 18 to January 7

REFUNDS
NO refunds will be issued once teams have been selected.

RETURNED CHECKS
A $25 returned check fee will be applied to checks returned by a bank as unpaid.
 
LIGHTNING POLICY
The City of Cooper City has taken certain precautions to minimize the potential for lightning-related injuries. The Thor Guard Lightning Prediction System has been installed to provide protection from lightning disasters for the public. When the Thor Guard Lightning Prediction System sounds (15 second horn blast), the outdoor facility must be cleared of all patrons, who must seek and remain in buildings or vehicles until the All Clear Signal sounds (3 short blasts). It is recommended that park patrons seek a sheltered area, such as buildings, vehicles, or other fully enclosed structures. Patrons should not seek refuge in or near dugouts, trees, fences, tot lot equipment, light and telephone poles, umbrellas, metal objects, etc.

This Policy shall apply to all programs and facilities operated by the City of Cooper City or its affiliate groups. Coaches who fail to comply with this policy risk losing their team and may be removed from the program and prohibited from using the facilities.
 
The Thor Guard Lightning Prediction System will only be operated during normal park operating hours.

The Thor Guard Lightning Prediction System has been installed at the Cooper City Sports Complex, Bill Lips Sports Complex, Flamingo Park and Pool and Tennis Center.

CONTACT US
Cooper City Optimist Soccer league officials can be contacted via email directly using this web site from the Contact Us page. It is the best way to communicate. Please allow 48-72 hours for us to retrieve your message and reply back to you. If you do not receive a reply within 48-72 hours, please send an email to
nick.[email protected] or call (954) 434-2541(954) 434-2541 and press 6 for Soccer.
 
In our web site, you will find all types of information, schedules, coaches and division coordinator’s contact, upcoming events and many more.

As in every organization there is protocol. Please give your division commissioners the opportunity to sort out any soccer operation issues you may have.


All new non Cooper City resident applications will be subject to wait-list placement. Cooper City residents will be placed first, followed by returning non-residents. If space is available new non-residents will be placed on a team. 

Field Status

Open Open

Suellen H. Fardelmann Cooper City Sports Complex (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Baseball/Softball - Field 1 (03:48 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Baseball/Softball - Field 2 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Baseball/Softball - Field 3 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Baseball/Softball - Field 4 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Baseball/Softball - Field 5 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Baseball/Softball - Field 6 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Baseball/Softball - Field 7 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football/Soccer - Field C (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football/Soccer - Field B (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football/Soccer - Field A (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Volleyball Court 1 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Volleyball Court 2 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Volleyball Court 3 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Volleyball Court 4 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football/Soccer - Field B East (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Closed Closed

Football/Soccer - Field B West (03:48 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Batting Cages - Stirling (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Batting Cages - Palm (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football/Soccer - Field B Center (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Bill Lips Sports Complex (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football/Soccer - Field 2 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Softball/Baseball - Field 3 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Softball/Baseball - Field 1 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football/Soccer - Field 1 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Softball/Baseball - Field 2 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Softball/Baseball - Field 4 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Soccer - Field 2A (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Soccer - Field 2B (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Soccer - Field 3A (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Soccer - Field 3B (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Soccer - Field 4 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Soccer - Field 5 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Soccer - Field 6 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Soccer - Field 7 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football - Field S1 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football - Field S2 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football - Field N (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Football - Field S3 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Flamingo West Park (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Field 1 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Field 2 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Field 3 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Field 4 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Field 2 - North (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

Field 2 - South (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

5X5 Field 1 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

5x5 Field 2 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

5x5 Field 3 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

5x5 Field 4 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

5x5 Field 5 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

5x5 Field 6 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

5x5 Field 7 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)

Open Open

5x5 Field 8 (01:46 PM | 04/19/22)