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NWPD Soccer School

About Soccer School

The New Westminster Police Summer Soccer School is a unique recreation program bringing together police officers and youth for a fun filled week. The program is limited to children aged 5 to 10 years. The school runs for five days and involves approximately 300 children. The coaches include police officers and volunteers including community soccer players and graduates of the soccer school. The soccer school was introduced in 1981 and has become a flagship community program for the police department.

Although soccer instruction is the foundation of this program, the participants are exposed to many other activities throughout the week. These include a demonstration from the Police Service Dog Section, an orientation of various police vehicles and a visit from the New Westminster Fire Department.

The 2018 New Westminster Soccer School runs from July 23 – July 27.

Excited for next week? Get the information you need to prepare here: Information for Parents and Guardians (PDF)

Registration Information

Ages: 5-10 years
Cost (children in groups must be from the same family):

1st Child                                $110

2 Children                             $210

3 Children                             $300

4 Children                             $390

5 Children                             $480

The New Westminster Police Soccer School is extremely popular and commonly sells out within a few hours of registration opening so get here early! Registration starts at 9:00am and goes until 1:00pm or until the camp is full on April 14 in the lobby of the New Westminster Police Department. Please review the application for further details. Please arrive with your completed registration form(s), payment and the photo release forms. You can also follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook to ensure you get the latest soccer camp news. Questions can be emailed to

**Update the 2018 Soccer School is now full**

Soccer School Registration Form and Photo Release Form

Volunteer/Coaching Information

The program is also extremely popular for the coaching staff – we have a 95% return of previous coaching staff. We will initially contact previous coaches to determine if they are available for the new season. If there are positions to be filled by new volunteers, organizers will review emails received by those interested.

NOTE: Minimum age requirement is 13.

Those interested in volunteering their time as a coach MUST email the following:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Soccer experience
  • Coaching experience
  • Why you feel you would be an asset to the New Westminster Police Soccer School

Email the above information to: