Off The Wall Sports is an indoor soccer facility located in the heart of Carmel, just north of the Monon Center. More than just a set of indoor soccer fields, this facility provides dozens of programs and activities centered around getting kids and families active and having fun. They have award winning soccer programs, league play for kids, teens and adults, a brand-new indoor inflatable playground, summer camps, birthday parties and even an onsite adult fitness center!
Programs and Leagues
Their most well known program is Lil’ Kickers- Soccer for Kids which focuses on teaching soccer basics in a fun and developmentally appropriate way. This nationally acclaimed program was created in partnership with child development specialists to foster a fun and active environment for kids to develop social skills, practice teamwork and learn the basics of soccer. The program is broken into age groups designed to meet children at their appropriate developmental milestones from 18 months all the way to 9 years.
Lil’ Kickers Program Breakdown
Bunnies 18 to 24 months (Parent and Child)
Thumpers 2-3 Years (Parent and Child)
Cotton Tails 2.5-3.5 Years (Parent and Child)
Hoppers 3-4 Years (Beginner)
Jackrabbits 3-4 Years (Intermediate)
Big Feet 5-6 Years (Beginner)
Micro Classes 4/5 , 6/7, 8/9 Years (Intermediate)
Skills Institute 5/6, 7/8, 9-12 Years
The Lil’ Kickers program is really amazing because it helps kids develop life skills such as teamwork, confidence, resilience and sportsmanship alongside soccer skills in a play-based atmosphere. Each session is filled with imaginative games that encourage the players to run, kick, score and try their best all while they are learning how to be a part of a team, take turns, win and lose. The Lil’ Kickers games are so fun. Some of the games have the kids imagining they are in an ocean full of sharks, kicking balls into an overflowing volcano, or using the soccer goal as a spaceship. The coaches begin each session with circle time and often ask the kids to join them on colorful spots on the field to learn about the next activity. The sessions are structured in a way that feels like a play-based school. Kids are practicing taking turns, listening to grownups and each other, taking direction and feedback and trying new things in a safe and fun environment. Beginning in the Micro classes, half of the 50 minute class time is devoted to learning the basics of scrimmaging. The coaches teach the kids soccer basics but also focus on passing, safety (keeping hands to yourself), and working as a team.
New families can sign up for a FREE trial class to experience the Lil’ Kickers program. Learn more and sign up for the next session of Lil’ Kickers here.
The Skills Institute is designed for future ballers that want to hone their skills to be the next Mia Hamm or David Beckham. This program is designed to help older kids master techniques, prep for tryouts and increase ball touches during games. Learn more about Skills Institute here.
Have older kids? Off the Wall Sports offers Rec Plus (6-14 years) and High School leagues for players that want to experience recreational game play with their friends without the travel commitment. Learn more here.
Adults can even join in the fun by strapping on their cleats and signing up for one of the many leagues available at Off The Wall Sports. This facility has everything from lunch leagues, to pick up games, tournaments, and traditional play. They offer Co-Ed, Women’s over 30, Men’s over 30, and Men’s Open (18 and up).
Indoor Inflatable Playground
New this year is the indoor, inflatable playground. Kids from 18 months to 12 years can bounce, run and play in 5 awesome inflatable bounce houses located in the center of the facility. There is a giant slide, a sports theme bouncer, obstacle courses and even an animal themed bouncer for the younger kids. The best part is, how affordable the inflatable playground is, members pay $5 and general public pays $7.
Inflatable Playground Hours:
Wednesday 10-2 and 4-8
NFL Flag Football League
Off The Wall sports is premiering its brand new officially sponsored NFL Flag Football youth league. The league is open to girls and boys between 9-14 and will teach the fundamentals of the sport with a focus on sportsmanship and fun. The first session begins on October 17th.
Off The Wall Sports also offers a very cool and flexible summer camp in Carmel, Indiana that is even affordable! Last summer, camp ran from May 31-August 12 from 8:30 to 4:30 each day with the option of early drop off and late pick up. Lunch, snacks and Early drop off/Late Pick up are included at no additional charge. Yes, you read that right. You can drop off your camper at 7 AM and pick up by 6 PM for no additional charge. The camp is designed for kids 5-13 years and is centered around active play and imaginative play both inside and out. The camp is designed to be like your kid’s best field day fantasy…everyday! Campers will get to play soccer, gaga ball, relay races, dodgeball, kickball, flag football and so much more. Did we mention that there is even a huge inflatable water slide and use of the indoor inflatable playground? At just $49 per day (with the option of day-of registration if needed) this camp is clearly a hidden gem. Families that pay for the week in advance get Friday for FREE.
Birthday Parties For Kids
Are you looking for a new place to host your kid’s birthday party? Off The Wall Sports has you covered. Families can design the party that is perfect for their kid’s special day. Off The Wall Sports hosts multi-sports parties, inflatable parties or combos. Kids can choose from soccer, flag football, dodgeball, kickball or Lil’ Kickers games. Birthday Parties include 1 hour of field time and 1 hour of party time for cake and food. Multi-Sport or Inflatable Parties are $249 for up to 20 kiddos which includes:
Invitations and Thank You Notes
4 Single Topping Papa John’s Pizzas
Dedicated Trained Staff Member
Combination Parties include a multi-sport party with an additional 30 minutes of time in the inflatable playground for a total of $299. Learn more and book your next party here.
Onsite Fitness Center
Off The Wall Sports even has an adult fitness center on site called J Fit Training Grounds that offers personal training and bootcamps. Owner, Jessica Wright, offers a variety of programs to help people reach their fitness goals.
Just One More Thing…
For many families, their kid’s sports and extracurriculars become a central part of their lives. If you are a soccer family or are just buying your first pair of shin guards, you won’t find a better place to spend your time than Off The Wall Sports. From Lil’ Kickers, to league play, camps and parties, this place has it all. Did we mention that they also have beer on tap? Because they do and it’s ice cold.
Off The Wall Sports is located at 1423 Chase Court Carmel, Indiana.
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