The Peterborough City Soccer Association will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday December 2, 2023 at the Marv Buchan Soccer Centre in Eastgate Memorial Park. Elections will be held for the positions of Vice-President, Secretary, Director of Development Teams, Director of Senior Teams, Director of Special Events and Director of Equipment. The deadline for … Continue reading "Annual General Meeting – December 2" Annual General Meeting – December 2
Orientation and Tryouts for 2024 teams will be held on 23, 24 and 25 September, 2023 at Eastgate Park. There is no charge to attend and new players are most welcome, however pre-registration is required for planning purposes and to improve the check in process. Complete details can be found on our Orientation and Tryouts … Continue reading "Orientation and Tryouts" Orientation and Tryouts
Along with their U8/U9 counterparts, the U6-U7 players seen here with their coaches continue to develop a love of the “beautiful game”. The U6-U9 Development Program is designed for young players aspiring to become smart athletes AND skilled soccer players. Players learn the “fundamentals” of soccer through a unique weaving of ball skills with the … Continue reading "U6-U9 Development Program" U6-U9 Development Program
PCSA wishes to announce the installation of a new Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at Eastgate Park. Its location in the passageway to the equipment room / referees room is readily visible from the sign affixed to the wall above the centre door on the north side of the building, facing the Forster pitch (Eastgate 1). … Continue reading "AED Installed at Eastgate" AED Installed at Eastgate
Registration in the U6-U9 Development program for players born between 2014 and 2017 remains open, subject to space being available in your age division. You should contact the PCSA Registrar for registration information. There are no tryouts at this age since all players are just beginning to develop their fundamental athletic skills and will benefit … Continue reading "Register for U6-U9 Programs" Register for U6-U9 Programs
On Friday afternoon, November 18, MPP Dave Smith spoke with PCSA members at the clubhouse to hear how the $47,400 Community Building Fund grant awarded last year helped PCSA keep delivering the programs the community relies on. The grant program from the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Trillium Foundation was designed to assist non-profits … Continue reading "Ontario Trillium Fund Grant" Ontario Trillium Fund Grant
PCSA is excited to announce that the popular Enhanced Technical Training (ETT) program is back for another year. The expanded program this year will include players from U6 (2017) up to U16 (2007). Beginning on October 27, the program runs on Thursday evenings in the triple gym at St. Peter’s Secondary School. Please go to … Continue reading "Enhanced Technical Training Program" Enhanced Technical Training Program
The Respect in Sport Parent Program is a one-hour online module for parents/guardians, reinforcing their role in their child’s activities, encouraging positive sport behaviors, and providing insight into the various roles other individuals play, such as coaches and officials. This program empowers parents to ensure the safety of their children, encourage positive and effective communication, … Continue reading "Respect in Sport Parent Program – Free Access" Respect in Sport Parent Program – Free Access
Now that orientation/tryouts are over, your main source of information will be the head coach of your age division. Indoor training for most teams U9 and up begins the week of October 3 and runs once per week until April 28 with breaks for holidays and school events. Details will be provided by the coach. … Continue reading "What Happens After Tryouts?" What Happens After Tryouts?
PCSA is pleased to announce team head coach and technical coach appointments for the 2023 season. Please go to the Coaches page for a list of the 2023 coaches.
The Peterborough City Soccer Association held its Annual General Meeting on Saturday September 17, 2022 at the Marv Buchan Soccer Centre in Eastgate Memorial Park. Please go to the 2022 AGM page for a detailed report.
The PCSA Board announces Todd Barr as the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award for 2022 “in appreciation for his time, efforts and dedication to the PCSA”. Todd is a former coach of the 2004 Boys team and served on the PCSA Board of Directors from 2019 until 2022 with a focus on … Continue reading "Volunteer of the Year – Todd Barr" Volunteer of the Year – Todd Barr
The Peterborough Festival & Challenge Cup for Boys wrapped up on Sunday (June 19). We could not have asked for better weather while we enjoyed the enthusiasm of the players and the excitement of the competition as the final stages played out. Congratulations to the winners and runners-up in the six competitive divisions. The organizers … Continue reading "Peterborough Festival & Challenge Cup" Peterborough Festival & Challenge Cup
The long wait is over; the summer playing season is here. Games in all divisons from U8 Girls and Boys to Senior Women and Men are getting underway. It’s been three years since we saw teams from outside our own district. All that is changing. Game schedules, results and standings are available on-line for OSL … Continue reading "Let the Games Begin" Let the Games Begin
Players, coaches and parents are thrilled with the return to a “normal” season of soccer. With Covid and early-summer storms in the rear-view mirror, we have settled into an easy routine of home and away games and endless practice sessions. It’s great to be back. Game schedules, results and standings are available on-line for OSL … Continue reading "Game On!" Game On!
Without the referee there would be no game. Yet we are inclined to take them for granted, ignore them when they do a good job but let them know every time they make a mistake, and neglect to thank them when the game is over. Not any more. We are facing a critical shortage of … Continue reading "What If There Was No Referee?" What If There Was No Referee?
The U14 Girls squad got an unexpected bonus when they travelled to York Lions Stadium to watch the Canadian Premier League game between York United and FC Edmonton on October 17. In the parking lot head coach Rich Bergman spotted Canadian Men’s National Team and Toronto FC player Richie Laryea who was also taking in … Continue reading "Just When You Least Expect it…" Just When You Least Expect it…
The PCSA Board recently announced four worthy recipients of the Volunteer of the Year Award, two for the 2020 year and two for 2021. Congratulations to Matt Strano and Dan Moore (2020) as well as Emery McLaughlin and Leigh Proctor (2021). The club owes a huge debt of gratitude to these four tireless volunteers – … Continue reading "Volunteer of the Year Awards" Volunteer of the Year Awards
When the pandemic and state of emergency was declared in March 2020, PCSA paused all soccer programs for its 200+ families and 350+ players. This has placed a financial strain on PCSA players, families, and operations. There will be additional costs associated with starting up again due to enhanced health and safety regulations. Now PCSA … Continue reading "PCSA Receives $15,000 Jumpstart Grant" PCSA Receives $15,000 Jumpstart Grant