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Field House Skeleton Rising!

With careful planning, expert management and skillful labor, progress on the SOCA Field House project continues on pace.  The massive steel frame has risen from the ground, with the long span roof beams scheduled to be added next week.  The giant steel frame belies the delicacy of the erection process, requiring a squad of agile… Read more »

Field House Steel Framing Begun

Installation has begun on the steel framing at the SOCA Belvedere Field House.  First, the light gauge steel posts and structure are being installed to create the locker rooms, meeting rooms, fitness room and trainer’s room on the field level.  The ceiling of the field level rooms will also be the floor of the main… Read more »

Field House Construction Continues Progress

Construction continues on the SOCA Field House at Belvedere.  Despite frequent April showers, the project remains largely on schedule.  Concrete perimeter walls are nearing completion, with internal masonry divider walls also in progress.  Ground floor plumbing has been started, which will service the bathrooms and locker rooms used by athletes and visitors. The huge steel… Read more »

Field House Construction Goes Vertical

The SOCA Field House at Belvedere is now rising out of the ground, as construction continues with forming and pouring of concrete walls.  With footings and foundations in place, the next phase of vertical construction has begun.  The complex task of assembling reinforcing and forming the walls is underway, with a large concrete pour expected… Read more »

Field House Project Making Progress

Progress on the SOCA Field House in Belvedere continues apace, with concrete footings and foundations poured.  Vertical walls will start coming up out of the ground next week, and the steel frame for the field house space is expected to arrive on site in mid-March. The project remains on schedule and on budget.  The mild… Read more »

Field House Construction On Schedule

Construction of the SOCA Field House at Belvedere is underway and on schedule.  Excavation is nearly completed, as earth is moved to make way for the indoor soccer field playing space. Footings and foundations will be the next phase of construction, with the structural steel expected to arrive on site in late March. The Field… Read more »

Construction Begun at Belvedere Field House

Construction is underway at the SOCA Belvedere Field House, as earth moving equipment made the first bites into the project on Monday morning, November 25.  Excavation and earth work will take about six weeks to complete, weather permitting. The expected timeline to completion for the entire project is nine months, with an autumn 2020 opening… Read more »

SOCA Breaks Ground on Belvedere Field House

After more than a decade of continual effort, SOCA officials and a supporting team of project participants reveled in the ceremonial ground breaking yesterday for the Belvedere Field House project.  Located adjacent to the Village Green in the heart of the Belvedere community, SOCA’s indoor facility promises to bring increased vitality to the unique neighborhood…. Read more »

Thank You, Coaches!

Every season SOCA delivers quality soccer programming to thousands of eager players, from five year old Hot Shot beginners, to Olympic hopeful high school seniors.  This fall season more than 4,200 players took the field across all programs in both the Augusta and Charlottesville region, and each of those players is expecting to receive instruction… Read more »

SOCA Thanks Supporting Sponsors

SOCA is continually supported by a faithful cadre of local businesses through sponsorship programs.  SOCA is ever grateful for the many local business who support the club and its players by sponsoring programs and teams in both the Charlottesville and Augusta regions.   Over the years SOCA has nurtured valuable relationships with a wide range of… Read more »