Gunners Practice Schedule

Practice Days, Times, Locations

  • All players will choose one practice day / location within their age group (see appropriate birth year).
  • Players that register for 2 practices per week, will simply choose an additional option.
  • Based upon the recommendation of the coaching staff, advanced U6 or U7 players may be moved up to play in the next age group.
  • Groups or practices may be combined based on registration numbers.

Please email us your practice choice(s): bholdford@msasoccer.com

U6 Group (2014 birth year)

U6 Options Location Day Time
Option 1 EPS Pennbriar Monday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Option 2 EPS West Tuesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Option 3 EPS West Wednesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Option 4 EPS West Thursday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

 

U7 Group (2013 birth year)

U7 Options Location Day Time
Option 1 EPS Pennbriar Monday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Option 2 EPS West Tuesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Option 3 EPS West Wednesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Option 4 EPS West Thursday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

 

U8 Group (2012 birth year)

U8 Options Location Day Time
Option 1 EPS Pennbriar Monday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Option 2 EPS West Tuesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Option 3 EPS West Wednesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Option 4 EPS West Thursday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

 


Facility Locations

All facilities have synthetic field turf. Plastic or rubber soccer cleats may be worn (no metal).

EPS West EPS Pennbriar
Erie Premier Sports – West
4504 West Ridge Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Erie Premier Sports – Pennbriar
100 Pennbriar Dr
Erie, PA 16509
Main practice and game facility. Most game are at EPS West. EPS Pennbriar is the newest facility, and may be used for some practices and games.

Facility Directions

 


Important Dates

Program Start August 26, 2019
Labor Day September 2, 2019: no Monday practice*
Halloween October 31, 2019: no Thursday practice*
Thanksgiving November 28 + 30, 2019: no Thursday practice* or Saturday game
Christmas + New Year’s December 23, 2019 – January 1, 2020: no practices or games
Program End May 23, 2020

* Labor Day, Halloween, and Thanksgiving: If the players practice falls into one of these days off, he/she can attend a different practice that week.

 


What to Bring and Wear

  • Soccer Ball: properly inflated
    U6 players: size 3
    U7 players: size 3 or 4
    U8 players: size 4
  • Soccer Shoes: plastic or rubber cleats, indoor shoes, or sneakers
  • Shirt: Gunners¬†t-shirt
  • Shorts: Gunners shorts
  • Socks: Gunners socks
  • Shin Guards: age-appropriate shin guards covered by socks
  • Water Bottle: with name clearly marked