YMCA youth sports encourage and promote healthy kids, families and communities by placing a priority on family involvement, healthy competition rather than rivalry, the value of participation over winning, team-building as well as individual development, a positive self-image and a sense of fair play and mutual respect for others. Parents are encouraged to be more than mere spectators, by contributing their time as volunteer coaches—as well as being their kid’s greatest fan.

Youth outdoor soccer is typically offered during the spring or fall seasons. 

Minis

Minis soccer is the perfect introduction to the sport for ages 3 to 5! It is an instructional and recreational 8-class youth soccer program designed for preschoolers to have fun while learning rules and skills of the game. Kids practice the fundamentals of soccer like dribbling, shooting, passing and in most cases, going the right way down the field through fun drills and games.

The focus in this program is on inclusion, teamwork, sportsmanship and building confidence. Minis do not play official games or keep score, it is all about fun and learning! All teams are co-ed and led by YMCA staff. This program requires parental involvement to help encourage the most fun and participation. Practices with scrimmages are held once per week. Each player gets a YMCA uniform top to wear on and off the field.

Minis soccer is offered at the locations listed below. Click on the link to learn more and sign up!

Rookies

Calling all Kindergarteners to 2nd graders who are ready to score! In this recreational youth soccer league, players learn the fundamentals of soccer, sportsmanship, teamwork and healthy habits while sharpening skills like dribbling and passing, practicing drills and having fun.

We practice once per week and play six games per season against other teams, but we do not keep score, it is all about fun and learning! All teams are led by volunteer coaches. Parental involvement, whether as a team volunteer, cheerleader or a coach, is a key to success. Each player gets a YMCA uniform top to wear on and off the field.

Rookies soccer is offered at the locations listed below. Click on the link to learn more and sign up!

Juniors

Our Juniors League lets youth in 3rd and 4th grades take their skills to the next level and experience constructive competition. Players in this youth soccer league continue to build skills like dribbling, shooting, passing and begin learning soccer plays through fun drills.

We practice once per week and play six games per season. All teams are led by volunteer coaches. Parental involvement, whether as a team volunteer, cheerleader or coach, is a key to success. Each player gets a YMCA uniform top to wear on and off the field.

Legends

Players in 5th to 6th grades celebrate the love of the game in this youth soccer league. Legends focus on learning plays, practicing teamwork and building fundamental skills. Teams participate at a higher level of competition that helps prepare them for a playing in school leagues and throughout their entire lives.

We practice once per week and play six games per season. All teams are led by volunteer coaches. Parental involvement, whether as a team volunteer, cheerleader or coach, is a key to success. Each player gets a YMCA uniform top to wear on and off the field.