Competitive Program

Our Markham Lightning winter academy program is in full swing. Tryouts for the 2016 summer season will be held in early March.


Outdoor Youth House League

The youth house league is available for players from U3 - U18 and runs from May to August.

Registration for our 2016 outdoor programs will open in late January.

Markham FC OPDL Squads Begin

2016 Training Program in January
The six Markham OPDL squads (2001, 2002, 2003 Girls/2001, 2002, 2003 Boys) will begin their periodized training programs in mid January. Season openers will take place in May.



The club offers skill development programs for youth players during both our winter and summer seasons.
FIRST KICKS ACADEMY - 6 & 7 year olds



The club provides a full program for Adults for both outdoor and indoor seasons. We field competitive OSL and OWSL teams, select teams for the YRSL and our Adult house league. The adult house league program currently consists of Men's, Women's and Co-ed programming.



From October to March, the club offers indoor programming at both the Mt. Joy indoor turf field and the new full field Markham Sports Dome. Our indoor programming begins at U4 - U16 for youth house league, four Adult leagues and our indoor Rep Winter Academy program.


Inclement Weather Policy

Online registration, receipts, schedules, standings & field maps.  

Club News

Justin Yarde (Lightning 2000 boys) named to Canada Select Squad!

Justin Yarde from our OYSL 2000 boys squad is among the eight players from Ontario that will participate in this year's Canada Soccer U-15 Showcase.  
The showcase features a Canadian select squad and the academy/reserve squads from Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Toronto FC, and Impact Montréal FC. Every squad will play each other once, with each squad comprising of 18-21 young players born in 2001 or later.  Each match will be 80 minutes long, with matches played May 3 - 6 in Montreal, Quebec.
Players in this age category are eligible for international youth competitions until 2017 for the U-17 level (born 2000 or later), until 2021 for the U-20 level, and until 2024 for the Olympic U-23 level.
Canada Soccer’s Men’s EXCEL Program channels our nation’s exceptional players into the best soccer environments. The Canada Soccer Pathway works in collaboration with our provincial and territory partners as well as the professional clubs and academies. For Canada’s elite players, the program emphasizes player development on the pathway to representing Canada’s Men’s National Team in international soccer.
Zachary Gingras Named to Canadian National Para Soccer

Zachary Gingras, a long-time member of the Markham Soccer Club, was recently selected to be part of the Canadian National Para Soccer Program. Click HERE for the press release.

Although Zach is unable to travel with the team to this year's Denmark tournament due to his age (15 years old is the minimum age to compete internationally), he will train with the players every two weeks and will participate in 2 national training camps this summer while he attempts to be selected for the squad for the 2017 IFCPF World Championships in Argentina.

​Congratulations Zach and we look forward to seeing you on the pitch in Markham this summer!

Markham FC Academy

The Markham FC Academy is our player development program, designed for players and their individual skills enhancement as a first priority.  Our program offers a development program for U6 and U7 House league players, our FIRST KICKS ACADEMY. This program and our HOUSE LEAGUE DEVELOPMENT programs are designed for players looking for something more in their soccer experience.  Check out our Markham FC Academy page for more information on all our programs or contact our club Head Coach Tommy Bianchi.