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Summer Camp July 18-20th

Harbour City Football Club are delighted to announce our 2017 Summer Soccer Camp. This fun 3 day camp will be filled with soccer skills and other fun activities to keep players active and engaged. Places are limited so please sign up now! HCFC Summer Soccer Camp Schedule: July 18th,19th & 20th U6-U8s @ 9:00am - 11:00am U9-U11s @ 12:00pm - 2:00pm U12-U15s @ 12:00pm - 2:00pm All Sessions ...

VIU Hiring Soccer Coach

VIU is looking to hire a Head Coach for their women's soccer team. Please see the job posting below. VIU Women's Soccer Head Coach Job Posting ...

HCFC AGM May 28th

HCFC AGM May 28th 6:30pm at the Beban Social Centre. Greetings HCFC parents and coaches, Listed below are the positions up for election this year and the intentions of the current board members. In short, we are losing one board member, Andrew Francis (while we are sad to see him go, he is keen to stay involved as a committee volunteer, so all is not lost), but all other directors with terms ...

Walk So Kids Can Talk

Harbour City FC is proud to support the Walk So Kids Can Talk on May 7th. Please click here for more information ...

Victoria Youth Soccer Festival

Peninsula Co-op's World Cups Youth Soccer Festival When: Friday April 14th and Saturday April 15th What: The World Cups Youth Soccer Festival is a small-sided soccer tournament open to U6-18 players. The players represent different World Cup nations over two days of fun and age-appropriate competition. New friends are formed in an amazing atmosphere. For over thirty years, the World Cups Youth ...

Coach Feedback & Equipment Return

On Sunday March 12th the club will have be having equipment return and coach feedback sessions. Once your games have finished on Sunday please come by our equipment room which is downstairs at the clubhouse. This is where you can leave your equipment packs. A few things to remember when returning equipment: Your equipment pack should include balls, pinny's, cones, first aid kit, goalkeeper ...

Field Update

The City has closed most fields in Nanaimo due to the snow. The club has moved the U6-U10 group to Arbutus Meadows. We are working on solutions to play as much soccer as we can on the fields that are open this weekend. http://www.nanaimo.ca/assets/Departments/Parks~Rec~Culture/Sports~Fields/FieldEvaluation.pdf Regards, ...

All Nanaimo Fields Closed Feb 11th & 12th

The City has closed All fields in Nanaimo (even the artificial turf) due to the large amount of snow. As a result all games scheduled in Nanaimo for this weekend have been cancelled. Oceanside has also cancelled all of their home games. Games scheduled for the indoor Arbutus Meadows Centre in Nanoose will be going ahead. ...

All Nanaimo Fields Closed Feb 4th & 5th

Hello Coaches and Players As you may have guessed The City has closed All fields in Nanaimo (even the turf) due to the snow and freezing conditions. As a result all games scheduled in Nanaimo for this weekend have been cancelled. http://www.nanaimo.ca/assets/Departments/Parks~Rec~Culture/Sports~Fields/FieldEvaluation.pdf ...

Nanaimo Fields Open!

Hello Coaches and Players The fields in Nanaimo have been opened by the city. As long as the weather holds games scheduled for Nanaimo should go ahead this weekend. http://www.nanaimo.ca/assets/Departments/Parks~Rec~Culture/Sports~Fields/FieldEvaluation.pdf ...

All Nanaimo Fields Closed Jan 14&15

Hello Coaches and Players As you may have guessed The City has closed All fields in Nanaimo (even the turf) due to the snow and freezing conditions. As a result all games scheduled in Nanaimo for this weekend have been cancelled. http://www.nanaimo.ca/assets/Departments/Parks~Rec~Culture/Sports~Fields/FieldEvaluation.pdf ...

PowerUp Upgrade Notice

PowerUp has recently gone through an upgrade to PowerUp 2.0, and you may notice a few changes. There is a video that can be seen here , regarding the changes. The two main issues you may encounter (found in the PowerUp Club Upgrade Notice attached) and solutions: - Changes to URLs/bookmarks All users now sign in from Harbour City FC Member Zone sign in page. - 'Stranded' ...

All Fields Closed

Hello everyone, Due to the fields being covered with snow all the fields are closed in Nanaimo. I have a link to the Website for the Field Evaluations below. Thank you, https://www.nanaimo.ca/assets/Departments/Parks~Rec~Culture/Sports~Fields/FieldEvaluation.pdf ...

Soccer Express Cyber Sale

Soccer Express is having their annual Cyber Week sale. There are significant savings to be had on all their footwear, shinpads, licensed kits, equipment and apparel. Have a look as members will find great value here before Christmas. ...

Employment Opportunity

HCFC currently has an employment opportunity for a part time club coach working primarily with our U4-U8 players. The posting will remain open until filled. Please submit resumes to admin@harbourcityfc.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Club Coach Job Posting ...

Jackson Ali Strikes Gold at Summer Games

Congratulations to HCFC U15 Rep player Jackson Ali who won an amazing 5 Medals at last weekends BC Summer Games. Jackson competed in 8 races at the games and won 2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal. His proudest moment was capturing gold in the K1 (single kayak) 200m sprint race out of 18 competitors. Well done Jackson on your wonderful achievements and for making everyone so proud! ...

U21 Evaluations

HCFC will hold its U21 Evaluations at Merle Logan Turf on Monday July 25th at 6pm. It is important to note that the number of players in attendance at this evaluation will determine whether we have a U21 team this season or not. We will need at least 16 players to enter a team. If you know of any other players who would be interested in playing this season then please get in touch with them ...

U14s Storm to Provincial Championship

The U14 Storm Girls captured Provincial Gold last weekend after a hard fought 1-0 win over North Shore Girls. The team reached the final after going 1-1-1 in the round robin phase. Congratulations to coaches Bobbie Taylor and Harold Bond as well as all the other volunteers and parents who give countless hours to the team. From all at HCFC congratulations to every single player on the ...

AGM Results and Congratulations

The 2016 Harbour City FC AGM was held on Wednesday and the club would like to congratulate the four HCFC Bursary winners that were recognized at the AGM. They were Amelia Kazanowski, Keegan Jakobsen, Christopher Ilyn, Graham Louwers and Thomas Roden . The club would also like to congratulate the following board members on being elected. President -Jason Coates Vice President - Mike ...

2016 / 2017 HCFC Board Positions Update and Areas of Focus

We would like to remind everyone that the HCFC Annual General Meeting will be taking place next week Wednesday May 25th 6pm at the Beban Social Centre. In order to add some clarity to the current needs of the HCFC Board, the list below outlines the positions up for election, positions currently in term, candidates who have expressed interest and areas of focus as planned by the current Board. ...

U14 Girls Upper Island Storm Coastal Cup Champions!

The VIPL U14 Girls Upper Island Storm team are the Coastal Cup Champions after a 3-1 win against West Coast Metro on May 1st in Aldergrove. Coached by Bobbie Taylor and Harold Bond, the Storm are 21-0 this season in regular and cup play and 26-0 including tournament and exhibition games. They are the Island Champions and will compete in the B.C. Soccer Provincial A Cup Championships in ...

HCFC Annual General Meeting May 25th

Harbour City FC would like to announce that their 2016 Annual General Meeting will be taking place at the Beban Social Centre on Wednesday May 25th at 6:00 pm. Please consider running for a Board position! This year, the Election will determine: President (1 year term) Vice President (2 year Term) Treasurer (2 year term) 3 Directors at Large (2 year terms) We have posted an ...

Register Now For The Centre Of Excellence!

HCFC will be offering European professional club style training led by former Welsh International and UEFA A Licenced coach Wayne Evans. Having previously been the academy manager for a Professional Football Club in England, Wayne will bring this approach to the HCFC Centre Of Excellence all at an affordable price. If your child wants to take their skills to the next level sign up for the ...

Harbour City FC Tier 3 Rep Team Evaluations

Harbour City FC is pleased to announce that our Tier 3 Rep Team Evaluations for the 2016/2017 season will take place at the following dates and times. All interested players must register online prior to taking part in the evaluations. Register for the evaluations via the Member Zone. 2016 Tier 3 Rep Try-Outs Super 8's Saturday April 9th Beban Park U12 Boys 9:00am-10:15am U13 Boys ...

VIPL Storm Player Evaluations for 2016-17

Dates have now been scheduled for tryouts for all U14-U18 VIPL Storm teams, starting Friday, April 8. Please see the full evaluation calendar for the days/times for each division. All players interested in VIPL Storm tryouts must register online, using the link to the 2016-17 Storm Player Evaluation Registration form at the top RHS of the UISA website welcome page. A $25 evaluation fee ...

Mini World Cup April 30 - May 1 - Registration open

Alberni Youth Soccer Association is pleased to present the 2016 Mini World Cup Soccer Tournament April 30-May 1 in beautiful Port Alberni. This landmark community event hosts teams in the U8-U11 boys' and girls' house divisions, and includes the Island-famous Parade of Nations. Registrations are now being accepted with a deadline of Wednesday, March 30, 2016. For more information visit the ...

Soccer For Life Coaching Course

HCFC is offering the NCCP Soccer For Life coaching course for on March 12 and 13th. This is a certification course and participants must attend both days. Course Location: HCFC Clubhouse Soccer For Life U13+ At this stage, skill training demands and training loads are increased to develop and refine skills and tactics. Tactical awareness becomes an increasingly important facet of training, ...

Harbour City FC Head Coach Wayne Evans Receives FA Advanced Youth Award

Congratulations to Harbour City FC Head Coach Wayne Evans who has received the FA Advanced Youth Award. With an assessment and study period over 18 months, this is wonderful achievement for HCFC's very own Evans who has already completed his UEFA A Licence. The FA Advanced Youth Award allows a coach to receive the A Licence equivalent in the elite youth coaching domain. It aims to create ...

Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

HCFC is excited to partner with the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive for another year of spreading the holiday spirit. A toy box is now available at the HCFC clubhouse and we encourage you to bring in new toy donations for kids 0-18 years old any time between now and December 12. This year, we are hosting a social media contest to encourage teams and individuals to contribute and get the word out about ...

HCFC Coaching Updates

Harbour City FC has recently taken big strides to improve the coaching infrastructure at the club. Starting with the appointment of UEFA "A" Licenced Head Coach Wayne Evans last year, the club has now appointed a new assistant coach in Daragh Fitzgerald who will work closely with Wayne in creating new programs within the club and improving existing programs. This season the club has ...

Whitecaps Welcome HCFC Super 8s

Our HCFC Super 8 girls were the special guests of Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday night as they faced Portland Timbers in the MLS Playoffs. The girls had the opportunity to visit the players tunnel and high 5 all the players as they made their way out onto the field for the Western Conference semi final. The girls were featured on the stadium's big screen on numerous occasions and were a credit ...

Learn To Train Coaching Course

HCFC is offering the NCCP Learn To Train coaching course on Nov 22 and 29th. This is a certification course and participants must attend both days. Course #982 Learn to Train Course Location: HCFC Clubhouse Classes: #1 Nov 22, 2015 09:00 to 17:00 #2 Nov 29, 2015 09:00 to 17:00 LEARNING TO TRAIN (U9-U12) This stage introduces players to disciplined training and begins to develop their ...

Photo Schedule

Our annual photo weekend is Oct 3rd and 4th this year. For your child's photo time please see below. Harbour City FC Team Photo Schedule – 2015-16 Season SATURDAY, October 3, 2015 8:46 U12 Boys Wales 8:53 U10 Girls Bordeaux 9:00 U8 Boys Aston Villa 9:07 U6 Boys Derby County 9:14 U6 Boys Charlton Athletic 9:21 U6 Girls Cardiff City 9:28 U13 Boys Ivory Coast 9:35 U13 Boys Japan 9:42 U6 ...

Club Assistant Coach

Harbour City FC is currently advertising for the position of Club Assistant Coach. Please see the job description for more ...

Centre Of Excellence Registration Open!

HCFC will be offering European professional club style training led by former Welsh International and UEFA A Licenced coach Wayne Evans. Having previously been the academy manager for a Professional Football Club in England, Wayne will bring this approach to the HCFC Centre Of Excellence all at an affordable price. If your child wants to take their skills to the next level sign up for the ...

Referee Courses

For Sept 2015-March2016 HCFC is sponsoring a referee development program for new small-sided and full-field (entry level) referees. The objective of this program is to enroll the students in an HCFC hosted and BCSA approved refereeing course (see below), to provide the new referees with standardized kit (uniforms, refereeing gear and equipment) and to provide further classroom and field ...

AGM Congratulations!

The 2015 Harbour City FC AGM was held on Wednesday and the club would like to congratulate the four HCFC Bursary winners that were recognized at the AGM. They were Rachel Baird, Griffin Douglas, Zachery Cioban and Brendon Landry. The club would also like to congratulate Bobbie Taylor on being elected as Club President, Michael Brown and Michael Wassermann for being re-elected to the board ...

Annual General Meeting Notice!

Harbour City FC would like to announce that their 2015 Annual General Meeting will be taking place at the Beban Social Centre on Wednesday May 27th at 6:00 pm. Please consider running for a Board position! This year, the Election will determine the President and four Director positions. We have posted an “Expression of Interest” on our website and request interested candidates to ...

HCFC Scholarships

Normal 0 false false false EN-CA X-NONE X-NONE The Harbour City Football Club is proud to award four $500 bursaries each year to players proceeding to post -secondary education. Harbour City FC must receive all ...

HCFC Tier 3 Evaluations

Harbour City FC is pleased to announce that our Tier 3 Rep Team Evaluations will take place at the following dates and times. All evaluations will take place at Merle Logan artificial turf field and interested players must register online before April 24th. Sunday April 26th U12-U13 Boys 9:00-10:15am U12-U13 Girls 10:30-11:45am U16-U18 Boys 12:00-1:15pm U16-U18 ...

Pacific Soccer Coaching Conference & Expo

Attention grassroots volunteer and high performance coaches don’t miss this exciting 2 day coaching education conference with world class clinicians/speakers REGISTER BEFORE MARCH 31st to RECEIVE THE EARLY DISCOUNT For more information to go:www.pacificsoccercoachingconfererence.org Email:info@vanufc.com or call 604-674-4109 When: June 5th – 7th Where: Fortius Sport & Health ...

VIPL Evaluation Times Updated

Dear Parents and Players: ​Evaluations for next years' Storm VIPL teams are coming up fast! Dates have now been scheduled for tryouts for U14-U18 teams, starting Tuesday, March 31. Please see the storm ​evaluation calendar for details . All players interested in VIPL tryouts must register online, using the 2015-16 Storm Player Evaluation Registration form (also ​at the top RHS of th​e UISA ...

U13 Boys Rep Team Wins Island Title!

The U13 Boys Harbour City FC Rep team qualified for the Provincials this past weekend with a last minute winner by Gavin Banting over the Saanich Fusion squad. HCFC would like to congratulate everyone associated with the team and wish them the best of luck for the Provincials in 100 Mile House this coming ...

Coaches Feedback Sessions

Our Head Coach Wayne Evans is inviting all coaches in for season feedback sessions on March 17th & 18th at the Clubhouse from ...

VIPL Accepting Coach Applications

Applications are now being accepted for VIPL Storm coaching positions for the 2015-16 season. Please apply using the link to our online application form on the upper RHS of the UISA welcome page. Applications are due by Friday March 27th . ...

Coaching Course - Soccer For Life

HCFC is pleased to offer the following coaching course to our members. Soccer For Life Saturday March 21&22 2015 9:00am -4:30pm Interested members need to register through the BC Soccer coach center website http://www.coachcentre.ca/ SOCCER FOR LIFE ( U13+) At this stage, skill training demands and training loads are increased to develop and refine skills and tactics. Tactical ...

Beban Closed Sat Nov 26th

Due to the adverse weather conditions all scheduled games at the Beban grass fields for Saturday Nov 26th have been cancelled. Games at the Merle Logan turf will go ahead as scheduled. Stay dry and enjoy your weekend! ...

SOCCER TRAINING DURING THE SCHOOL DAY: A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU

SOCCER TRAINING DURING THE SCHOOL DAY: A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU Training with top-level coaches at Merle Logan Artifcial Turf Fields four days a week is an exciting opportunity offered by the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District. Each year the High School Soccer Academy offers an outstanding training program, which caters to players in Grades 8 through 12. Players from throughout ...

HCFC Hosting Mini World Cup May 9-10 - Registration Open

On May 9-10, 2015 Nanaimo and Harbour City FC will play host to the largest youth soccer tournament on Vancouver Island. The Mini World Cup will welcome more than 100 teams with over 3,000 players, coaches, spectators, and volunteers to an exciting weekend filled with community activities, great sportsmanship and, of course, exceptional soccer. Mini World Cup is a fantastic community ...

CPD Coaching within Small Sided Games

The next coaches professional development will be at Merle Logan on Wednesday Feb 25th covering Coaching within Small Sided Games ...

Beban Open Saturday Nov 12th

Good morning, HCFC Players, Families, Coaches, and Managers, Beban Park is open Saturday Nov 12th. HCFC ...

HCFC Hosting Toy Drive Drop-off Point December 1-16

Harbour City Football Club is proud to join hands with the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive and host our second annual toy drive from December 1-16, 2014. The club will be collecting toys for this amazing volunteer organization, which has been working for more than 30 years to make sure families in need are able to have toys for their children on Christmas. This is a great opportunity to teach our ...

City’s bustling soccer fields a satisfying sight

Following a Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission walking tour of facilities at Beban Park last Saturday morning, I wandered over to watch some soccer action on the Gyro Sports Fields. What a fantastic sight. Literally hundreds of young players enthusiastically involved in about a dozen mini games organized all over the large field complex. Youngsters were ...

Free Futsal Festival!

BC Soccer is thrilled to announce the second annual FREE Grassroots Futsal Festival which will take place at the University of Fraser Valley for teams U9-U12 from Jan 2-4 2015. For more information see the BC Soccer Website http://www.bcsoccer.net/news/post/bc-soccer-second-annual-free-grassroots-futsal-festival ...

Coaching Professional Development

The next professional development for coaches will be Weds Nov 12th 5-6pm at Merle Logan. The topic will be Passing & Receiving - Coaches please bring boots as you will be taking ...

Photo Make-up Day November 3 & 12

Photo make-up days have been scheduled for Monday, November 3 at Merle Logan from 6:30 to 7:30 pm; and, Wednesday, November 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at the Beban Park Clubhouse. Individual and teams who missed their original photo day are welcome and encouraged to drop in during one of these times to have their photos taken. Please note these photos will be completed on a first come, first ...

Educational Opportunities

Dear Soccer Community, We have some more fantastic opportunities for our local athletes to take advantage of: Prevention and Recovery, Mental Training and Media Training are all important facets of a high performance lifestyle. These opportunities are for athletes over the age of 12 and are free!! If parents or family members would like to attend then it is a $10 charge unless they ...

Coaching Professional Development

Our Head Coach will be putting on a session for coaches on the principles of defending on Wednesday Oct 22nd from 5-6pm at Merle ...

Team Photo Schedule Now Available

Hello, HCFC Families, The schedule for the 2016-17 season team photo day is now available. Click here to view >> Coaches have had a few days to review and have made all necessary changes. Further adjustments can not be accommodated at this time. Thank you for your patience! Photos will take place October 1 & 2 at the Centennial Building next to Cliff McNabb Arena. Please ...

NCCP Coaching Courses

HCFC is pleased to offer the following coaching courses to our members. Active Start U4-U6 Sept 9th Fundamentals U7-U9 Sept 11 Learn to Train U9-U12 Sept 18th & 25th Soccer For Life U13-U18+ Oct 1st & Oct 15th Interested members need to register through the BC Soccer coach center website http://www.coachcentre.ca/ ...

Strive For Excellence

On Thursday, September 4th and Friday, September 5th , the Mid-Isle Soccer Club will host four members of Canada’s Olympic Bronze Medal-winning National Soccer Team! Olympians Melissa Tancredi, Karina LeBlanc, Diana Matheson, and Rhian Wilkinson will be at Forrest Field in Ladysmith to provide a two-hour training session, photos and autographs. Additionally, a ‘Leadership ...

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Harbour City FC
Lions Pavilion
2300 Bowen Road
Nanaimo, BC
V9T 3K7

P) 250-729-9400
F) 250-585-1519
E) admin@harbourcityfc.com

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Tuesday: 10am-4pm
Wednesday: 1pm-4pm
Thursday: 10am-4pm
Friday: 10am-4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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