Gunners Practice Schedule

Practice Days, Times, Locations

  • Players will choose one practice day / location within their age group.
  • Advanced U6 or U7 players may be moved up to play in the next age group.
  • Gold U8 players will practice on Thursday in addition to their regular Tuesday / Wednesday practice.
  • Groups or practices may be combined based on registration numbers.

Please email our Administrative Director your practice choice.

U6 Group (2013 birth year)

U6-U7 Group Location Day Time
Option 1 EPS West Tuesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Option 2 EPS West Wednesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Option 3* EPS East Tuesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

*If there is not enough interest in the EPS East practice option, players will be asked to join an EPS West practice.

U7 Group (2012 birth year)

U6-U7 Group Location Day Time
Option 1 EPS West Tuesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Option 2 EPS West Wednesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Option 3* EPS East Tuesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

*If there is not enough interest in the EPS East practice option, players will be asked to join an EPS West practice.

U8 Group (2011 birth year)

U8 Group Location Day Time
Option 1 EPS West Tuesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Option 2 EPS West Wednesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Option 3* EPS East Tuesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
U8 Gold Location Day Time
Gold Players EPS West or Pennbriar Thursday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

*If there is not enough interest in the EPS East practice option, players will be asked to join an EPS West practice.

 


Facility Locations

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

EPS West EPS East EPS Pennbriar
Erie Premier Sports – West
4504 West Ridge Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Erie Premier Sports – East
3515 McClelland Ave
Erie, PA 16510
Erie Premier Sports – Pennbriar
100 Pennbriar Dr
Erie, PA 16509
Main practice and game facility. Most game are at EPS West. Practice option offered to accommodate players on the east side of town. Some games may be at EPS East. EPS Pennbriar is the newest facility, and may be used for some practices and games.

Facility Directions

 


Important Dates

Program Start Week of August 27, 2018
Thanksgiving Week Week of November 19, 2018 – no practices or games
Christmas Week Week of December 24, 2018 – no practices or games
Program End Saturday, May 25, 2019

 


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