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 2024 Registration is Open!
Spring 2024 Registration
Registration for the Spring 2024 season is open for boys and girls from age three through 8th grade. Use the Register buttons above to register your player, and as a volunteer if you’d like to coach. Come out and join the fun!

The season runs Sunday mornings, starting mid-March through May 19th (no games March 31st). The first Sunday will be the single team practice, and then games the rest of the season each Sunday.

Registration is open through 19 February, 2024 only. No late registrations will be accepted.

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

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 registration link above, and background check. Registration and background check is required to coach or volunteer.

Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. Any sessions cancelled by circumstances beyond our control are non-refundable.

For additional information contact us via the Contact Us page.

Shooting Stars Returns Spring 2024!
Freedom Optimist Shooting Stars Spring 2024
Shooting Stars ProgramOur Shooting Stars Program is returning next Spring!

For details, visit our Shooting Stars page and follow our Facebook page for updates.

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

Volunteer registration for all volunteers, including youth (ages 12 and older only) mentors, is available at Shooting Stars Volunteer Registration. All volunteers and youth mentors must pre-register! And after registration you will receive a confirmation email with additional instructions that must also be completed.

We’re proud that our Shooting Stars program was featured on WBAL-TV! (Click the image to visit WBAL-TV) Shooting Stars teaches soccer to youths with special needs

Or for more information contact us at with any questions.