Arsenal Tykes for Players 3-6 Years Old

Introduce your little one to the beautiful game!

We are excited for the return of our Tykes program!

The Arsenal Tykes program is your child's introduction to the game of soccer. The program is designed for child development through soccer while teaching the basic motor skills required to play the game. All of the instruction and activities are provided in a fun and safe environment!

The program focuses on the following skills:

  • Academic: Colors, counting, direction and body parts.
  • Motor: Balance, running, jumping, kicking and changing direction.
  • Social: Teamwork, listening, patience, sportsmanship, competing.
  • Soccer: Body control, ball mastery, dribbling and ball striking.

Registeration open now!

For any players 3-6 years old. Includes an Arsenal shirt and mini soccer ball.

The Tykes program is $130 for six sessions.

The winter session runs April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11.

Sessions are offered on Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm at The Neighborhood Academy in Pittsburgh.

All players will be grouped based on age and/or ability. Parents are welcome to remain by their child's side for the duration of the session.


Arsenal Tykes will follow the latest COVID-19 protocols for the duration of the program.


The Tykes program also includes:

Access to the Arsenal FC of Pittsburgh Digital Training Ground.

Participants will have full access to the club's innovative Digital Training Ground, a resource we created to help our players' development while at home.

An Arsenal shirt and (for first-time players) a mini soccer ball.

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