Register Now for Start Smart Soccer (Ages 3-5)

Do you have any future soccer stars in your house? Or do you want your children to learn soccer basics? Well, register your child now for Start Smart Soccer!

Start Smart Soccer is for children, ages 3-5. Classes are from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Osage Centre, starting on Aug. 21 through Sept. 25.

Registration fees are $30 for residents and $35 for non-residents. Every enrolled child receives a Start Smart Soccer t-shirt.

The Start Smart Soccer class has been a staple for the City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department for five years, and since the registration has been over 40 children every year, hopes are high to make this year even better.

Start Smart Soccer in Cape Girardeau is based on the National Alliance for Youth Sports start smart sports training programs. Class instruction includes developmentally-appropriate training for the the three- to five-year-old age group, which prepares children to play sports fear of getting hurt or worrying about competition. Children will work on kicking, dribbling, agility and trapping throw-ins.

To register, please call 573-339-6340 or visit