Freedom Optimist Soccer

Welcome to Freedom Optimist Soccer!

Freedom Optimist Soccer offers a recreational soccer league in Eldersburg and Sykesville, MD for boys and girls from age 3 to seniors in high school.

To receive the quickest updates regarding weather related game and practice updates, field status and other information, Like our Facebook page.

For weather and field information, call the Freedom Area Rec Council Hotline at (410) 549-6296. On weekdays the message is updated by 4pm.

Have a question? First check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Spring 2023 Registration is Open!
Spring 2023 Registration
Registration for the Spring 2023 season is open at for boys and girls from age three through 8th grade. Come out and join the fun!

The season runs Sunday mornings, starting March 26th through May 21st (no games April 9th). The first Sunday will be the single team practice, and then games the rest of the season.

Registration fees are $70.00/player with a $5.00 sibling discount for each additional child in the family when registered in our program at the same time.

Regular Registration Period: Register between January 2nd and January 31st.
Late/Final Registration Period: Register between February 1st and February 15th, subject to a late fee.

PLEASE REGISTER EARLY! Team sizes and age grouping will depend on the number of participants. Registration is first come/first serve so register early. Certain Divisions are going to fill up fast this year. WE CAN NOT GUARANTEE TEAM PLACEMENT IF YOUR PLAYER IS PUT ON A WAIT LIST.

Coaching or Volunteering?
Make sure to read the section “Coaching or Volunteering? Background Check Requirements” on the sidebar and complete your volunteer registration, done via the same registration link, and background check. Registration is required and open at

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Shooting Stars Registration is Open!
Freedom Optimist Shooting Stars Spring 2023
Shooting Stars ProgramOur Shooting Stars Program is returning this Spring!

For details, visit our Shooting Stars page. Or download our flyer.

Or visit Shooting Stars Player Registration directly to register. This registration form is for Shooting Star players.

Volunteer registration is also available at Shooting Stars Volunteer Registration. This registration form is for all volunteers, including youth (ages 12 and older only) mentors.

For more information contact us at with any questions.