Welcome to the complete guide to every game, team, league, and field in New York City. To find the upcoming games near you, simply choose outdoor or indoor. To improve your game and get in better shape, sign up for a soccer lesson. When you want to compete, check out upcoming leagues. You can also check out a list of all the fields in the city.
New York City's soccer fields are managed by the city, state, or privately. Local favorites include Pier 40 (West Village), Nike Field (Chinatown), and Central Park. There are dozens of leagues playing year round in every borough and accommodating all levels of play. And, only in New York, adults wanting to improve their game can take soccer lessons and join a coached team.
The Rochester Lancers, a professional indoor soccer team based in Rochester, NY, are holding open player tryouts for anyone interested in starting a professional soccer career. They are part of the Major Indoor Soccer League, MISL, which is the highest level of indoor soccer. Tryouts are on Saturday, September 14 and Sunday the 15 from 10am-12pm both days at Total Sports Experience in Rochester, NY.Read more: Want to Play Pro Soccer?
The Cosmopolitan Soccer League is getting ready to kickoff its 2013-14 season. Established in 1923, the league is the oldest and most competitive league in New York City. It is sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation and FIFA, which allows its teams to enter the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup and potentially play against MLS teams if they are able to advance. Read more: League Profile: Cosmopolitan Soccer League
Brooklyn got a first rate soccer field this spring with the opening of Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Pier features three fields of 90x55 yards, two of which combine into an international size field. It has set aside hours for free public play and has issued permits to a number of leagues:Read more: New Field at Brooklyn Bridge Park