Children ages 6 and older are invited to discover a variety of street soccer skills during a free Street Soccer-style Clinic presented by the Philadelphia Union June 14, 10 a.m., at the FIFA World Cup™ SoccerFest and Viewing Party at SteelStacks.  The dynamic, hands-on event, led by Union players and coaches, is open to the first 200 children who register at

During the street soccer clinic, children will work with Philadelphia Union players as they discover the fast pace, fun and creativity that make street soccer popular in urban areas around the world including the cities of Brazil, home to this year’s World Cup. The clinic will last 90 minutes and include several stations focusing on different soccer skills, techniques and strategies.

Youth are also invited to visit the Philadelphia Union Fun Zone at SteelStacks, where they will enjoy interactive inflatables and arts & crafts, including the opportunity to make their own World Cup noisemaker inspired by the caxirola. The Fun Zone will be open daily during the SoccerFest and include opportunities to meet and get autographs fromPhiladelphia Union staff and players on select days.

Other youth soccer activities during the SoccerFest and Viewing Party include:

Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association (ages 5-18)
June 14-15, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Featuring 3 vs. 3 pickup games, as well as soccer challenges that test players’ skills and abilities. Participants can register on site.

Good Shepherd Pediatrics’ Soccer Clinic for Children with Disabilities
June 20, 4 & 5 p.m.
Good Shepherd Pediatrics and Lehigh Valley United are partnering to present two soccer clinics designed to give children with disabilities an exciting, hands-on introduction to the world of soccer. Each clinic will include 25 participants; registration is open to children ages 5-12 on a first-come basis. Register at

Lehigh Valley United
June 21, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Offering street soccer skills activities, 3 vs. 3 games, soccer tennis and more. Advance registration not required.

Parkland Area Soccer Club Youth Soccer Activities
June 22, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Including 3 vs. 3 games, soccer tennis and exciting skills challenges such as Most Toe Touches, Juggling and Most Foundations. Participants can register on site.

The FIFA World Cup™ SoccerFest and Viewing Party takes place June 12-16 and 19-22 at SteelStacks. One of a select few outdoor viewing events in the nation officially approved by FIFA, the event features 26 World Cup Brazil™ games, including USA vs. Ghana June 16 and USA vs. Portugal June 22, shown on a giant outdoor LED screen on SteelStacks’ Air Products Town Square.  Both weekends of the festival are also packed with soccer programs, clinics, hands-on activities and special events appealing to soccer fans, players, coaches and families.

The FIFA World Cup™ SoccerFest and Viewing Party is made possible through a partnership between Discover Lehigh Valley, The Philadelphia Union, Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association, Lehigh Valley United, Lehigh Valley Youth Soccer League, PBS39, Spark and ArtsQuest. Supporters helping to make the event possible include Air Products, Men’s Health, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, The Outlets at the Sands Bethlehem and Christmas City Printing, as well as media partners Adams Outdoor, B104 and La Ola Radio.

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