List of soccer clubs in Canada

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This is a list of current soccer clubs in Canada. The Canadian soccer system consists of several unconnected leagues and it does not have promotion and relegation. Leagues in the Canadian system are classified as either professional, pro-am, or amateur. The Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) is the governing body for the sport in Canada and directly sanctions leagues that operate in more than one province.[1] Leagues operating in a single province receive sanctioning from their provincial soccer association.

Clubs competing in the United States[edit]

The following are clubs that compete in professional and semi-professional leagues in the United States as of 2023.

Club Home city Stadium Founded Season joined
Major League Soccer
CF Montréal[a] Montreal, Quebec Saputo Stadium 1993[b] 2012
Toronto FC Toronto, Ontario BMO Field 2005 2007
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Vancouver, British Columbia BC Place 1974[c] 2011
MLS Next Pro
Toronto FC II Toronto, Ontario York Lions Stadium 2014 2022
Whitecaps 2 Burnaby, British Columbia Swangard Stadium 2014 2022
USL League Two
FC Manitoba[d] Winnipeg, Manitoba Ralph Cantafio Soccer Complex 2010 2011
Thunder Bay Chill Thunder Bay, Ontario Fort William Stadium 2000 2000
United Premier Soccer League (Home games in the United States)
FC Berlin Kitchener, Ontario Buffalo State University (Buffalo, New York) 2017 2021 Fall
Chantilly Forever Hamilton, Ontario D'Youville University (Buffalo, New York) 2013 2022 Fall

Canadian Premier League[edit]

2024 CPL teams[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
Season joined
Atlético Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario TD Place Stadium 6th 2020
Cavalry Foothills County, Alberta ATCO Field 1st 2019
Forge Hamilton, Ontario Tim Hortons Field 2nd 2019
HFX Wanderers Halifax, Nova Scotia Wanderers Grounds 3rd 2019
Pacific Langford, British Columbia Starlight Stadium 4th 2019
Valour Winnipeg, Manitoba IG Field 8th 2019
Vancouver Langley, British Columbia Willoughby Community Park Stadium 7th 2023
York United[e] Toronto, Ontario York Lions Stadium 5th 2019

League1 Canada[edit]

2023 League1 British Columbia teams[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
Season joined
Altitude FC North Vancouver Kinsmen Field 4th 2022
Harbourside FC Nanaimo Nanaimo District Secondary School Debut season 2023
Nautsa’mawt FC[f] University Endowment Lands Thunderbird Stadium 1st 2022
Rivers FC Kamloops Hillside Stadium 5th 2022
TSS Rovers Burnaby Swangard Stadium 2nd 2022
Unity FC Langley Chase Office Field 6th 2022
Victoria Highlanders Victoria Centennial Stadium 7th 2022
Whitecaps Academy University Endowment Lands Ken Wood Field 7th 2022

2023 League1 Ontario teams[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
Season joined
Alliance United Toronto Centennial College 3rd 2018
Blue Devils Oakville Sheridan College 2nd 2015
Burlington SC Burlington Nelson Stadium 17th 2022
BVB IA Waterloo[g] Waterloo RIM Park 15th 2021
Darby FC Whitby Whitby Soccer Centre 13th 2018
Electric City Peterborough Fleming College 10th 2022
Guelph United Guelph Centennial Bowl 7th 2021
Hamilton United Hamilton Ron Joyce Stadium 8th 2022
FC London London Tricar Field 22nd 2016
Master's FA Scarborough L'Amoreaux Park 19th 2014
North Mississauga Mississauga Churchill Meadows 21st 2016
North Toronto Nitros Toronto Downsview Park 21st 2016
ProStars FC Brampton Victoria Park Stadium 6th 2015
Scrosoppi FC Milton Ontario Soccer Centre 12th 2021
Sigma FC Mississauga Paramount Fine Foods Centre 9th 2014
Simcoe County Rovers Barrie Georgian College 5th 2022
St. Catharines Roma Wolves St. Catharines Roma Park 16th 2021
Unionville Milliken Unionville Bill Crothers Secondary School 20th 2018
Vaughan Azzurri Vaughan North Maple Regional Park 1st 2014
Windsor City[h] Amherstburg St. Clair College 18th 2014
Woodbridge Strikers Woodbridge Vaughan Grove Park 11th 2014

2023 Ligue1 Québec teams[edit]

Club Home city Stadium Finishing position
last season
Season joined
A.S. Blainville Blainville Parc Blainville 3rd 2012
Celtix du Haut-Richelieu Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Stade Alphonse-Desjardins 10th 2020
Lanaudière-Nord Joliette André-Courcelles Stadium 11th 2022[i]
AS Laval[j] Laval Centre Sportif Bois-de-Boulogne 9th 2019
FC Laval[k] Laval Parc Cartier 1st 2018
CS Longueuil Longueuil Centre Multi-Sport 5th 2014
CF Montréal U23 Montreal CF Montréal Training Grounds 6th 2022
Mont-Royal Outremont Mount Royal Parc Recreatif de TMR 4th 2013
Ottawa South United Ottawa, Ontario Quinn's Point 12th 2020
Royal-Sélect de Beauport Quebec Centre Sportif Marc-Simoneau 8th 2021
CS Saint-Laurent Saint-Laurent Vanier College 2nd 2022
CS St-Hubert Saint-Hubert Centre Sportif Roseanne-Laflamme 7th 2017

Non-FIFA Leagues[edit]

Canadian Soccer League[edit]

The Canadian Soccer League is a Non-FIFA league previously sanctioned by the Ontario Soccer Association and Canadian Soccer Association and is now a member of the Soccer Federation of Canada (SFC).

Club Founded First joined Location Stadium
BGH City FC 2021 2021 Brantford & Hamilton Centennial Park Stadium
FC Continentals 2008 2017 Vaughan Centennial Park Stadium
Scarborough SC 2014 2015 Toronto Centennial Park Stadium
Serbian White Eagles 1968 2006 Toronto Centennial Park Stadium
Toronto Falcons 2022 2022 Toronto Centennial Park Stadium
York Region Shooters 2003 2003 Vaughan Centennial Park Stadium


  1. ^ Played as Montreal Impact until the end of the 2020 MLS season.
  2. ^ MLS franchise granted in 2010.
  3. ^ MLS franchise granted in 2009.
  4. ^ Played as WSA Winnipeg until the end of the 2019 USL2 season.
  5. ^ Played as York9 FC until the end of the 2020 season.
  6. ^ Played as Varsity FC until the end of the 2022 season.
  7. ^ Played as Waterloo United until the end of the 2021 season.
  8. ^ Played as Windsor Stars until the end of the 2016 season, then as Windsor TFC until the end of the 2022 season.
  9. ^ Originally joined in the 2012 season as L'Assomption-Lanaudière until its departure at the end of the 2015 season. Rejoined the league in 2022.
  10. ^ Played as CS Monteuil until the end of the 2021 season.
  11. ^ Played as CS Fabrose until the end of the 2020 season.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Canadian Soccer Association Rules and Regulations" (PDF). Canada Soccer. May 2021. Retrieved October 16, 2021.