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MapleBrook Junior Blast Academy

Welcome to Jr Blast Academy - soccer for U5-U8 Boys and Girls

Welcome to JUNIOR BLAST ACADEMY, a competitive soccer program for boys and girls ages 5-8 with summer and fall leagues and year-round high-level training.

The goals of Blast Junior Academy are to:

  • Provide greater levels of competition and engagement through training and games delivered and supported by high-level club coaches along with age-specific curriculum
  • Provide advanced soccer training for technical skills and tactics 
  • Provide age-appropriate field/game play
  • Help players transition into the more competitive traveling soccer program

What is Jr. Blast Academy?

Jr. Blast Academy is an exciting and upbeat soccer program for boys and girls ages 5-8 from all over the northwest suburbs. Blast Jr. Academy offers summer leagues, fall leagues and winter and spring training at various sites in Maple Grove through the parent club, MapleBrook Soccer.

Who can play in Jr. Blast Academy?

Jr. Blast Academy is for boys and girls age 5-8. Players need not have previous soccer experience to participate. In leagues, players will be placed in teams based on gender, age, and skill level (friend requests allowed) in order to best provide the most positive learning experience for each player. Winter training is grouped by age and skill level.

What do Jr. Blast Academy players do?

Using age-appropriate curriculum, players will taught fundamental soccer skills including ball handling, passing and cooperative team play, shooting, and the rules of the game along with some higher level tactics in a properly competitive environment.

What will I need?

Players are responsible for: full uniform/t-shirt jersey (provided), cleats, shinpads, a SIZE 3 soccer ball, and water. Also, make sure that your player is ready to go by the start; sessions will begin and end on time.

Please fill out the contact form on our "Contact Us" page.

Sara Brandon





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