Gunners Practice Schedule

Practice Days, Times, Locations

  • Players will choose one practice day / location within their age group.
  • Advanced U7 players may be moved up to play in the U8 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-U7 Group (2011 & 2012 birth years)

DUE TO THE TEMPORARY SHUT DOWN OF EPS WEST, THE FOLLOWING PRACTICE SCHEDULE IS USED.
(as of January 10, 2018)

  • Tracy Elementary School – Tuesday – 5:00pm
  • EPS East – Wednesday – 5:30pm

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

*If there is enough interest in an EPS East practice option, we will determine the best day and time.

U8 Group (2010 birth year)

DUE TO THE TEMPORARY SHUT DOWN OF EPS WEST, THE FOLLOWING PRACTICE SCHEDULE IS USED.
(as of January 10, 2018)

  • EPS East – Tuesday – 5:30pm
  • Asbury Elementary School – Thursday – 6:30pm

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

*If there is enough interest in an EPS East practice option, we will determine the best day and time.


Practice & Game Facilities

EPS West EPS East
Erie Premier Sports – West
4504 West Ridge Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Erie Premier Sports – East
3515 McClelland Ave
Erie, PA 16510
  • EPS West is the main practice and game facility.
  • A practice option is offered at EPS East to accommodate players on that side of town.
  • Both facilities have synthetic field turf.
  • Facility Directions

 


Important Dates

Program Start Week of August 28, 2017
Thanksgiving Week Week of November 20, 2017 – no practices or games
Pre-Christmas Week Week of December 18, 2017 – practice only, no games December 23
Christmas Week Week of December 25, 2017 – no practices or games
Program End Saturday, May 26, 2017

 


What to Bring and Wear

  • Soccer Ball: properly inflated
    U6-U7 players: size 3
    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