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Saturday Pick-up Parade grounds 3:45 PM
****READ THIS FIRST || Parade Grounds Game Standards ( **** Meet on field 8 (red dot)!!! The game is scheduled to start at 3:45. Your RSVP is good if you come on time. If you come after teams are divided then you run the risk of not playing. Those who have RSVP’ed get first preference to play (This does not apply to anyone on the waiting list). Also, please Un-RSVP if you will not be attending. That gives other people a chance to play. Rules and guidelines: These games are geared towards advanced to intermediate players. Teams are divided by two team captains (captains pick players in turns in an attempt to keep teams balanced and competitive) Physical play is allowed as long as it isn't overly aggressive or dirty. Slide tackles are allowed only to block a shot on goal or to intercept a pass NO slide tackling on a player with the ball. Ball hogging is absolutely not tolerated Keep in mind as we don't have permit, we need to be flexible.

Prospect Park Parade Grounds

1616 Caton Ave Coney Island Ave between Caton & Parkside Avenues · Brooklyn, NY


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Bklyn Pickup Soccer is a coed soccer group that plays year-round. Founded by John Thomas in 2008, this group has grown and evolved to over 4,000 members, hosting numerous pickup games all over Brooklyn. Everyone is welcome to attend (so long as people RSVP and respect our rules). Games tend to play on an intermediate level.

We have recently partnered with the New York Independent Schools League (NYISL), a local organization that runs free soccer leagues and clinics for New York's underserved youth who don't have access to athletics programs. Check it out at .

Each session has a per player fee of $2-$3. A small part of this fee goes to cover our overhead (e.g., dues, equipment upgrades, laundry, etc.) - and a larger portion is donated to the NYISL. If you're a regular player, a $33 one-time donation will get you year-long, unlimited access to all our games. And you'll only be paying pennies per game to play for a good cause.

Game Organizers and NYISL Volunteers play for free. If you're interested in becoming an organizer (by helping out with existing sessions or hosting a new game in your particular area of BK), or an NYISL Volunteer please reach out to the leadership team (Mike B or Greg P).

See you out on the pitch!

Please Note: Brooklyn Pickup Soccer is not liable for any injuries that may occur while playing. By RSVPing to attend our games, you accept full responsibility of your person and belongings, waiving any right to hold the group responsible.

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