Trial sessions

Bayer 04 offers all football loving lads from Leverkusen and surrounding area open trial session days for outfield players and goalkeepers. If you would like to show your ability to the Bayer 04 youth coaches and have the dream of playing for one of the youth teams at the Werkself, then you can register for one of the free training sessions at the Kurtekotten Performance Centre presented by Barmenia.


The free trial sessions at Bayer 04 will be held for all interested young players at the Performance Centre (Otto-Bayer-Str. 2, 51061 Köln) on the following days:

Monday 18 March 2024

  • Goalkeepers born between 2013 and 2018
  • Outfield players born between 2013, 2016 and 2017

Monday 25 March 2024

  • Outfield players born between 2014, 2015 and 2018

Bayer 04 Leverkusen will organise further free trial sessions at the Kurtekotten Performance Centre in the coming months. Information on the exact dates will be available on our website as soon as possible. Visit


Registration for trial sessions at Bayer 04 are made exclusively via email to (Reference: Trial sessions registration). Please note: Only fully completed applications will be considered.

The following information and documents are required for successful registration for trial sessions:

  • First and family names of child
  • Date of birth of child
  • Email address (ideally from a parent)
  • Current club
  • Outfield player or goalkeeper
  • Release form/note for the trial session from current club

Applications must be submitted via email by Monday, 4 March 2024. The time within that period has no relevance. Everybody who submits full information and documents in good time will receive a confirmation email and further information up to Wednesday, 6 September 2023. All applications that are incomplete or submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Important: The release note from the current club must be submitted before the expiry of the registration date for both trial days.