DEFC Wilmington
Recreational Soccer

General Information

Delaware FC Wilmington's recreational soccer programs are available in the Greater Wilmington area. The Recreational program emphasizes fun for all participants; age appropriate development of players, formation of equally balanced teams, and education for coaches and referees. Our Recreational Program provides an excellent atmosphere for developing soccer players to learn and enjoy the beautiful game. It is a volunteer based program with each team requiring at least one volunteer coach.


  • Have Fun!
  • Acquire foundational soccer skills through practice and play
  • Attend all practices and games
  • Dress appropriately at all times (DFCH attire, shinguards, etc)
  • Respect coaches, teammates, opponents and referees
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Player Development

During each Recreational season, we offer Recreational Player Development Program that is designed to provide supplemental training for our youngest recreational players that aspire to improve their skill level and experience an age appropriate curriculum under the guidance of professional staff coaches.

This is a multi-week training program administered by trained and licensed staff coaches open to all instructional players in the U7, U9 and U11 age groups.  The training is instructed in a safe, fun and challenging environment that matches the demands of the game.

2020 Spring season dates, times, cost, etc. - TBD.


Age Group Grade Age Range
U7 K-1st 8/1/2012 - 7/31/2014
U9 2nd-3rd 8/1/2010 - 7/31/2012
U11 4th-5th 8/1/2008 - 7/31/2010
U15 6th-8th 8/1/2005 - 7/31/2008


Recreational All Star Players - Coming Soon



Please direct all questions to:

Operations Director: Tom Antonelli at