Youth Soccer

THE GOAL IS SKILLS AND FUN

The Y Soccer Program is focused on Youth Development: Nurturing the potential of every child and teen. We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That's why, through the Y, millions of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

Our soccer program is an instructional league for youth ages 4-12. The program is designed to teach each player the basics of the sport and game, as well as further develop and strengthen their soccer skills.  A system of rostering players to teams is established to create a fair and balanced playing experience for each program participant.  Tryouts are not required to participate in the program. 

Recreational Soccer is for kids who love the game of soccer and want to learn more about the sport.  League teams are coached by volunteers.  

For more information please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

LEAGUES

*ALL LEAGUES ARE COED

LEAGUE U6 (ages 4-6)

  • This is considered an "instructional league" where our focus will be on mastering basic fundamentals & understanding of the game.

LEAGUE U9 (ages 7-9)

  • This league will focus on expanding fundamental knowledge & mastering skill.

  • Field playing size is increased to further develop an understanding of the game.

LEAGUE U12 (ages 10-12)

  • This league is will focus on mastering skill, footwork, dribbling & more advanced game techniques.

  • Field playing size is increased to further develop an understanding of the game.

Please note: all skill levels & abilities are welcome, no child will be denied the opportunity to play.

PLAYERS

  • Players in 'LEAGUE 2' and older are required to wear shinguards during play. Cleats are highly recommended.

**The YMCA recommends ALL league players have and wear shinguards and cleats during play.

  • Each player will receive a jersey.

COST

LEAGUES 1-3

  • Members: $60.00

  • Non-Members: $75.00

REGISTRATION

  • Our Youth Soccer program has both a spring and a fall season.

  • Our leagues will meet/play at both the A.J. McClung and D.A. Turner YMCAs.

  • Practices are held on weekday evenings with games held on Fridays and/or Saturdays.

 

FALL 2021 SEASON

  • Registration will open in June!

COACHES

YMCA youth soccer recreational teams are led by volunteer coaches. All volunteer coaches undergo a background check and training. Opportunities are available for coaches and assistant coaches at all locations.

If you're interested in being a coach, please follow the link below & complete the form. A member of our Youth Sports department will be in contact with you soon.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact our Director of Athletics and Recreation, Antonio Mathis