The City of Pittsfield Department of Community Development Recreation Program announces the return of the Just for Kicks program for Pittsfield children ages 5 to 10.

The city and Pittsfield Soccer Club have teamed up for this free program which features instructors from Sports Domain Academy introducing and teaching youth the basics of soccer including the components, rules and etiquette.

The program will run from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday, July 5 to 8, at Clapp Park on West Housatonic Street.

Pre-registration is required, and is on a first-come, first-serve basis; the number of participants will be limited to 60.

Forms are available at the Department of Community Development in room 205, City Hall, or online at

For more information, call Becky Manship, Recreation Activities Coordinator, at 413-499-9370 or email