• Kicks NOLA at NORDC Soccer Program

2017 Kicks NOLA (formerly YLC Kicks) Registration is Open!

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Information For Parents

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Season runs March 6 - May 20
No Registration Fee/Cost - Free!
1 Practice/1 Game per week
Ages 4-12, boys & girls
We provide balls, water and jerseys
Shin guards required - we have pairs at no cost if needed

No Registration Fee/Cost

The league is free for players.

Ages 5 - 12

We currently must cap the age at 12.

Boys & Girls

Teams are co-ed.

No equipment needed

All equipment is supplied, including soccer balls.

1 Practice/1 Game per week

1 practice M-T, 1 game Friday night or Saturday morning.

Tennis Shoes are ok

It is ok if a player has soccer cleats; no metal cleats allowed.


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Kicks NOLA is an 11 week soccer program played at 11 NORDC parks throughout the City of New Orleans each spring. It is a park focused league that uses small-sided games for play. This means fewer players on smaller fields which translates to more playing time and opportunities for success.


Principles Underlying Our Curriculum

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Fun is important to learning and child development

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Promoting free play

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Youth should participate in learning

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Age appropriate, positive early learning experiences are needed

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Teaching character building skills can help children succeed in life

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Program Components

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Physical Activity

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Character Building

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Family Engagement

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What do players learn?

The curriculum and training sessions are designed to teach players about important values to serve as the building blocks for success as adults.



Players learn to respect their community, rules of the game and each other.


Leadership is a skill important to success in sports, as well as life. Players are given opportunities to lead.

Fair Play

Fair play is necessary in sports and life and is constantly reinforced in the league.


Players are taught the value of citizenship and knowing and respecting the incredible city in which we live.


Players learn about and respect the diverse community in which we live.


Players learn to be responsible for their actions through soccer activities.