Current Session Info

Winter 2019 Developmental Soccer Program

Training Sessions: Saturdays
Location: Brookside JHS Gym
1260 Meadowbrook Rd, Merrick
U8/U9 Boys: 5:00-6:00 pm
U8/U9 Girls: 6:00-7:00 pm

Cost: $95 for 6 training sessions

Saturday, February 2nd
Saturday, February 9th
Saturday March 2nd
Saturday March 9th
Saturday March 16th
Saturday March 23rd

Age Groups:
U9 - players born 1/1/2010 thru 12/31/2010
U8 - players born 1/1/2011 thru 12/31/2011

Questions: Call Skip Haile 516-410-3762

Additional Developmental Training - Spring 2019

We are proud to again offer additional training sessions for those players who would like more professional training beyond that offered in the base developmental program. These sessions will take place as follows:

Date/Location: Tuesdays at Fayette Elementary School (1057 Merrick Avenue, Merrick)
Prerequisite: Participation in Friday Developmental sessions
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Sessions: 10
Cost: $150.00

Tuesday, April 2nd
Tuesday, April 9th
Tuesday, April 16th
Tuesday, April 30th
Tuesday, May 7th
Tuesday, May 14th
Tuesday, May 21st
Tuesday, June 4th
Tuesday, June 11th
Tuesday, June 18th

This is an add-on Only to Developmental/Pre-Travel Program
If you are not yet registered for the main Developmental (Friday night) and/or Pre-Travel Program, you will need to do so in order to be eligible to participate in the Additional Tuesday night training.

Questions: Call Skip Haile 516-410-3762 or Mike Barath 917-373-5166

Spring 2019 Developmental Soccer Program

Training Sessions: Fridays
Location: Brookside Admin - 1260 Meadowbrook Road
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00 pm
To Come with Participation: Size 4 - Soccer Ball and Program Jersey/T-Shirt

Costs: $175 (training only) for 11 sessions -or- $360 (11 training sessions + 8-9 pre-travel league games) Note: Extra Session is make up from Fall 2018

Friday, March 29th
Friday, April 5th
Friday, April 12th
Friday, April 26th
Friday, May 3rd
Friday, May 10th
Friday, May 17th
Friday, May 31st
Friday, June 7th
Friday, June 14th
Friday, June 21st

An OPTIONAL 2nd Day of Developmental Training will be offered on Tuesdays.
Cost: $125
Pre-requisite: Participation in Friday Developmental sessions
Please Register For Tuesday session separately

Age Groups:
U9 - players born in 2010
U8 - players born in 2011

Questions: Call Skip Haile 516-410-3762

Enrichment Training Program Spring 2019

Name: Enrichment Training Program Spring 2019
Play: 7 Sessions
Dates: April 8, 2018 – June 3, 2018
Location: Harold D Fayette School
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Monday, April 8th
Monday, April 15th
Monday, April 22nd - During Spring Recess - canceling now
Monday, April 29th
Monday, May 6th
Monday, May 13th
Monday, May 20th
Monday, June 3th
The Enrichment Soccer Program offers FREE professional training to kindergarten & first grade Merrick PAL intramural players. The program's goal is simple - to create a fun atmosphere where our young players can improve their individual soccer skills. Additionally, the program will include a unique opportunity for existing & prospective intramural coaches to directly participate in the training sessions. Under the supervision of our professional staff, parent coaches will learn the effective training techniques that will help them to become better teaches of the game of soccer.

What to wear: All players must wear proper soccer attire including shorts, shin guards(under socks), socks and soccer cleats. Sweatpants and sweatshirts can be worn on cold days.
What to bring: All players should bring a #3 soccer ball & something to drink

Contact: Chris Shand 917-361-2248/ for Questions

NY Club Soccer - Spring 2019

Registration for US Club Soccer is now open.

LIJSL Travel Soccer Spring 2019

Registration is closed

Registration for the LIJSL Spring 2019 Season is now open. Please have your head coach contact the registrar for any changes or additions that need to be made.

Getting Help

If you need help with the registration process, click here to submit a request, or contact:

For assistance with Developmental Soccer,

For assistance with Enrichment Program,

For assistance with Registration,

For more information, visit the Merrick/South Merrick PAL Soccer Club website at



Welcome to Merrick PAL Travel and
Developmental & Enrichment Soccer Registration

To assist those who are registering for the Enrichment Program (Free Training) please note:

To qualify for the Enrichment Program, your child must be:

·        Currently in Kindergarten or First Grade

·        Currently registered for the Merrick PAL Intramural Soccer Program

To register for the Enrichment Program, please follow these steps:

1.      If you do not currently have a sports signup account, you must create one.  Click on the orange “Login/Register” button at the top of the page to create your account.  If you already have an account, login & skip to #2.

2.      Once your account has been created, click “Add” to add your child, fill in all required information & click “Save”.

3.      Once your child has been added, click “Register Now” under the Enrichment Program description.

4.      Answer all questions on the next page & click “Continue”

5.      Please read the consent page & if you agree click “I agree”

6.      On the next page, click the red “Check Out” button & then “Place Order” on the following page.

7.      Your registration is now complete & you should receive an email confirming your order.

We will send you a reminder email prior to the first session.  Any questions, please contact Chris Shand 917-361-2248 or Skip Haile 516-410-3762.

Thank you for your interest in Merrick PAL Soccer’s Enrichment Program!