If your kiddo wants to grow up to win the World Cup, here’s where they can get their kicks at Singapore’s best Soccer/Football Schools!
Singapore has got to be one of the most football-mad places on the planet. Check out our guide to the best Football schools in Singapore, mama!
Created for kiddos aged 4 to 13 years old, CUFA’s fun and physical sessions coached by professional footballers aim to foster the development of physical, social and mental fitness. So it’s actually a lot more than just football/soccer – little ones will get to immerse themselves in the dedication, teamwork and sportsmanship that comes with playing the sport, as laid out by the AJAX football philosophy. Mamas will be happy to hear that snacks and drinks are also provided, and lessons are held in sun-smart indoor pitches. Every child who participates gets to go home with a medal!
Classes are held at convenient locations including Swiss Club Bukit Timah, Premier Pitch Bukit Timah and East Coast Park. Click here for details.
Chelsea FC have brought with them from London high-quality coaching at fantastic facilities. Teaching kids 4 to 12 years, they apply the same coaching skills and philosophies as their London HQ, and with professional Chelsea players and coaches visiting Singapore throughout the year, you know your little ones will be learning from the best here!
Classes are held at UWCSEA East, 1 Tampines Street 73, Singapore 528704
Tel: (+65) 6305 5344 x2629
Lots of mamas rave about Coach Leo’s way with little ones – even as young as age 2! A Brazilian by birth who played professionally in Europe, he eventually realised his true passion lay in coaching , particularly wee ones ages 2 to 6. There’s lots of fun for both boys and girls, with both private and group classes (along with birthday parties!) available at a range of locations.
Tel: (+65) 8350 7734
Offering a unique football training experience for kids from 4 years of age (it’s run much like a professional European soccer academy), ESPZEN Soccer School uses quality training facilities, internationally qualified coaches and the latest coaching ideas to teach kiddies how to play soccer. With weekend and midweek training schedules, holiday camps and youth tournaments, your kids will be pros at the sport in no time!
Training takes place at venues all over the island, including Turf City, CIS Lakeside, Dulwich College, Home United, The Cage @ Kallang and more.
Tel: (+65) 6325 9386
Little Lionel Messi fans will go loco for this soccer club set up by his team, FC Barcelona. Kiddos 6 to 16 have the chance to train under the same methodologies as the pros from Barca, famed for its style of play that incorporates quick passing, good movement and a smart maintaining of possession.
Training and camps are held at FCBescola Singapore, St. Patrick’s Secondary School, 490 East Coast Road, Singapore 429058 and at Montfort School, 50 Hougang Avenue 8, Singapore 538785
Tel: (+65) 9270 3413
Kicking off a fun and well-structured programme for kids 4 to 14 years, First Kick teaches little ones new skills, encourages them to make new friends and gives them the tools needed to play as part of a team.
Classes are held at a variety of locations, including Bishan, Kovan, Thomson, Jurong, Punggol, Yishun and Tampines.
Tel: (+65) 9101 0666
With a passion for football (you know we had to go there), teachers organise weekly coaching sessions, tournaments, holiday camps and overseas trips to further develop youth football in Singapore. Coaching kids from 5 to 17 years, Football Passion takes their game very seriously, encouraging kids to be focussed and hone their skills while having a good time.
Training is held at Premier Pitch @ Khalsa-Balestier, 49 Balestier Road, Singapore 329676 and Sports Planet @ East Coast Park, Singapore 449895
Tel: (+65) 9780 9946
Does junior dream of being the next Ronaldo? Then you’ll want to put their name down for the Real Madrid soccer school. Bringing top-quality international football training to Singapore, this school focuses on honing players’ technical skills and improving their fitness levels, while teaching them the hard work (and mental skills) needed when playing the game. Provides training for kids 6 to 17 years of age.
Classes are held at five locations across Singapore; click here for details!
Tel: (+65) 8660 8430
One of the most popular soccer schools in Singapore, International Soccer Academy operates out of the popular Rainforest Sports Hub in Bukit Timah. Teaching kids from 4 to 18 years, their coaches encourage commitment and discipline, develop skill and control, and provide an outlet for fun and exercise. They even offer holiday camps, weekly classes and league match-play so kiddies can put their new found skills to good use! Bonus points for a girls’ league!
Classes are held at The Rainforest Sports Hub at Turf City, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287988
Tel: (+65) 6291 1258
One of England’s most successful football clubs has brought its signature playing style and expert coaches to the Lion City. But don’t worry mama, littlies don’t have to be mini-Gunners fans to join, with their focus on developing quality football skills, while having fun and building confidence. They even offer girls-only classes for active little ladies looking to develop their soccer skills.
Classes are held at The Arena, 48 Woodleigh Park, Singapore 357844, Tanglin Trust School, 95 Portsdown Road, Singapore 139299 and Tampines SAFRA, 1/A Tampines Street 93, Singapore 528882
Tel: (+65) 6348 5780
Little League organises football clinics for kiddies aged 4 to 16 to build confidence and improve soccer skills, while having fun too! They also host regular tournaments so kids can experience competitive football (in a friendly environment!) and a Sunday football league that gives kiddos hands-on experience in playing as part of a team.
Training sessions are held at Turf City (both Premier Pitch Indoor and Outdoor) and Premier Pitch Balestier, 49 Balestier Road, Singapore 329676
Tel: (+65) 6487 5185
Getting teeny tinies from as young as 18 months of age into the sport, Sport4Kids teaches basic soccer skill development, like passing, control, speed, and movement in a secure and non-competitive environment. Making sure all their classes are loaded with fun, wannabe Beckhams can stay with the school until their 7th birthday. They even offer holiday camps so munchkins can stay active all year long!
Classes are held at various locations around the island, for more information click here.
Tel: (+65) 9355 0376
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