Soccer – Program Announcements


Field, game, practice status:

Fields are opened games, clinics and practices will run as scheduled.


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    PHWM Soccer Recreation Program Announcements:

    • On-line Registration for the PHWM Soccer recreation fall soccer season will open on 5/24/19. Registration will close 7/21/19, an age group could close earlier if the maximum number of participants register for that age group. Fall season information will be posted on the Register page by 5/20/19.
    • Spring games schedules are posted on the Schedule page (on the left Menu)
    • Rules and Directions pages have been updated.
  • ****************   Heat guidelines  *******************

    • Practice is limited to 75 minutes. 60 is probably better with the younger ages.
    • Absolutely no sprints or endurance runs. Not something we should do much of it at all anyway.
    • Advise parents to be sure to send kids with water.
    • Water breaks every 8-10 mins and monitor the children to make sure they are drinking.
    • Be smart and keep a close eye on your players
    • If you feel it’s too hot and want to cancel your session this evening, no problem.

    This is the county policy on heat for Outdoor Recreation Programs

    Outdoor Recreation Programs
    Each recreation and parks council and its programs decide on the parameters by which each activity meets during hot weather. Under these weather conditions, coaches and parents are expected to use appropriate judgment in determining the length and type of outdoor activity. Each parent knows their child’s health condition and should discuss their concerns with the child’s coach.

  • Baltimore County Parks and Recreation Policy:
    Q. How does lightning and thunder affect outdoor activities?
    A. Upon the first sound of thunder or sighting of lightning all in attendance at the outdoor activity should immediately go to their cars or enter a building. No one will be allowed to resume play until 30 minutes after the last sound of thunder and/or the last sighting of lightning. Recreation staff has complete authority to enforce this policy at a Baltimore County facility. In the absence of recreation staff, volunteer coaches and officials must follow this policy.
  • Club/travel Soccer:

    Baltimore Union Soccer Club ( was PHWM SC)   click here


    Soccer program information

      • An interesting video about respect for referees and players
        click here to view
      • Baltimore County Parks and Recreation programs’ volunteers must now complete a background check. For the background check program information click here. The background check is done once a person has been accepted as a volunteer for the soccer program.