Go for the Goal!
Youth Soccer is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. The Y Youth Sports Program helps kids become not only better players, but better people as well. It's a progressive program, with multiple age-specific levels. Every child gets to play and the games are safe, exciting and fun. We encourage fair play, positive competition, and family involvement.
Hamilton Youth Indoor Soccer
The Hamilton YMCA Youth Indoor Soccer League runs in the summer for approximately 10 weeks with practices beginning in June and each year. The league is open to all boys and girls ages 3 – 8. Age divisions are broken into 3 – 4, 5 – 6, 7 – 8; there will be separate girl’s divisions where numbers permit. Games are played using the FIFA Laws of the Game with age appropriate YMCA rule modifications. All teams will play a guaranteed eight game schedule. In the 7-8 and older divisions, teams will be guaranteed at least one game in a single elimination tournament. All games for ages 3 – 8 will be played on Saturdays at the Hamilton Family YMCA.
Registration begins in May for the summer season.
$65 for members; $90 for non-members
North River Co-Ed Indoor/Outdoor Youth Soccer
Outdoor Soccer Boys & Girls - Ages 2-13
Registration for Fall 2017 begins July 2017
(Late Sign-ups will be taken until September)
Practices and games will be played at the Healthy Living Center at North River. Practices will be up to an hour in length. Games will begin as early as 8:00 am and continue until everyone has played their scheduled game. Game time lengths will depend on the age division. All players will receive a complete YMCA Soccer Uniform. You provide the shorts, shoes, shin guards, and ball. All teams will play 7 guaranteed games. In the event of a make-up game, it will either be played during the week or on Saturday.
Players are placed on teams in age divisions based on their birth date.
Division Born on or After
U4 From (1-1-13 to 12-31-13)
U6 From (1-1-11 to 12-31-12)
U8 From (1-1-09 to 12-31-10)
U10 From (1-1-07 to 12-31-08)
U12 From (1-1-05 to 12-31-06)
U14 From (1-1-03 to 12-31-04)
Weather Policy: If there is a severe weather warning in effect, games and/or practices will be called off. If it is raining, unless the conditions of the fields are being compromised, practices and games will resume. If it begins to thunder and lightening during the game or practice, you must exit the facility and take cover in your vehicles or in the Healthy Living Center at North River. Wait there until 15 minutes has passed with no thunder or lightening. Your coach should contact you about practice and game day cancelations. If you do not hear from your coach, call him/her and/or the Healthy Living Center at North River (423) 877-3517.
Summer Youth Soccer Boys & Girls (Skill Development League)
Boys & Girls ages 3 - 12
Registration to begin May. Season June and July 2017
All skill levels are welcome. Numbers permitting, the age divisions will be: U4, U6, U8, U10, U12. Age divisions will be co-ed; participants 9 and up will be directed into either the boys or girls league if numbers of participants allow for this. The focus of this 6 week program is to work on developing the childs knowledge and skills of Soccer. The program will consist of 6 Saturdays of hour and half each with main focus on practice and drills with a secondary focus of scrimmages.
Cost: $65 Members/$90 Non-Members
Soccer Flyer Information Sheet
Winter Youth Indoor Soccer Boys & Girls Ages 2 - 13
Registration begins October 2017
$15 late fee after deadline
YMCA Youth Soccer programs are designed to meet each player at their current level of play and provide opportunities to increase their individual skills. The goal is that these opportunities lead to an overall enjoyment of the game for years to come. Through participation in weekly practices and games, players learn sportsmanship, how to work as a team, and also build quality relationships with players and coaches in the program. Games will be played on Sunday. Pratices will be held for one hour weekly.