Youth Soccer

Youth Soccer

 

 

Baxter Close 3 & 4 year old

Baxter Close YMCA
3/15/22 - 5/17/22
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U5 Instructional soccer league ages 3 to 4 (age as of December 31st of 2021). This program is a great way to introduce your child to the game of soccer. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of soccer (dribbling, kicking and passing).

Practices and games will be held on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 pm at The Baxter Close YMCA. The first couple of weeks the teams will have practice where they will do drills to learn some of the basics. For the following weeks, games will be held following practice, score is not kept in order for the kids to get the experience of game like situations. The coaches will act as the referees for these games.

The YMCA will provide Jersey and socks.  Parents will be responsible for providing cleats, shin guards, and mouthpieces (optional).

The Season will begin Tuesday, March 15th at 5:30pm.


Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/15/22 - 05/17/22
Tu - 5:30 pm - 1 hr
- Registration
Closed

Baxter Close 7 & 8 year old

Baxter Close YMCA
3/14/22 - 5/21/22
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In the 7 & 8 year old age groups, single-gender teams are formed. Age determined by how old the child is on December 31st, 2021. Teams typically practice one night per week for an hour each session with games during the week and Saturdays.

Practice days, times, and locations are determined by the coach that the child gets selected by.

Games will be Saturday mornings any time between 8:30 am and 1:30 pm with the possibility of a weeknight game. Makeup games could take place any day of the week.

The YMCA will provide participants with jersey, shorts, and socks. Families are responsible for cleats, shin guards and mouthpieces (optional).

 


Available Sessions

Date(s)
03/14/22 - 05/21/22
Boys
Registration
Closed
03/14/22 - 05/21/22
Girls
Registration
Closed

Baxter Close 9 & 10 year old

Baxter Close YMCA
3/14/22 - 5/21/22
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The 9&10 age groups, single-gender teams are formed. Age determined by how old the child is on December 31st, 2021. Teams typically practice one night per week for an hour each session with games during the week and on Saturdays. Practice days, times, and locations are determined by the coach that the child gets drafted by.

Games will be Saturday mornings any time between 8:30 am and 1:30 pm with the possibility of a weeknight game. Makeup games could take place any day of the week.

The YMCA will provide participants with jersey, shorts, and socks. Families are responsible for cleats, shin guards and mouthpieces (optional).


Available Sessions

Date(s)
03/14/22 - 05/21/22
Boys
Registration
Closed
03/14/22 - 05/21/22
Girls
Registration
Closed

Indian Land 3 & 4 year old

Indian Land YMCA
5/14/22 - 10/15/22
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The Indian Land YMCA Youth Soccer League is for ages 3-11. This program is a youth recreational league that allows participants of all levels a chance to play. At the Y, every child plays at least half of every game. The leagues will emphasizes soccer skill development, good sportsmanship, character development, teamwork, and most importantly: FUN!

Age Divisions

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before June 25, 2022

Practices and Games

3 & 4 age division will do a “practice/play”. They have a 20-minute practice then a game directly after the practice on Saturdays.

Practice/Play game times can range anywhere from 8:00am – 10:00am on Saturday mornings depending on the amount of teams and players signed up.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Athletic Jersey, Shorts, and Socks (will receive before first games)

REGISTRATION FEE

Members: $100 Non-Member: $200

Additional Information

Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on April 27th.

Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, April 26th @ 6:00pm

Other Equipment Required: Shin Guards & Cleats

Other Information

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

  • If the YMCA has to cancel any programming due to government mandate in the State of South Carolina or if the YMCA chooses to cancel due to rising cases or exposure within the program, then we would offer participants the option to have an online credit placed on their account or for a full refund back to their original payment method.
  • If the parent or player cannot participate because they have been asked to quarantine or are sick, then a refund would not be given.

Weather Policy: Games and Practices are subject to be canceled due to weather. Games and practices may not be made up and no refunds will be given due to weather.

What to expect for this age group:

  1. Introduction to Toe-touches and stopping the ball
  2. Introduction to Shooting
  3. Introduction to Defense
  4. Introduction to Goalkeeping

Expect to see staff and coaches having fun and trying to herd cats. The goal is to create a fun experience to the child continues to play the sport in the future. Ifs it’s not fun, kids will lose interest at this age.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director

E   [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/14/22 - 06/25/22
Registration
Closed on
03/28/2022
09/03/22 - 10/15/22
Registration
will open on
06/05/2022

Indian Land 5 & 6 year old

Indian Land YMCA
5/14/22 - 10/15/22
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The Indian Land YMCA Youth Soccer League is for ages 3-11. This program is a youth recreational league that allows participants of all levels a chance to play. At the Y, every child plays at least half of every game. The leagues will emphasizes soccer skill development, good sportsmanship, character development, teamwork, and most importantly: FUN!

Age Divisions

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before June 25, 2022

Practices and Games

5 & 6 age division will do a “practice/play”. They have a 20-minute practice then a game directly after the practice on Saturdays.

Practice/Play game times can range anywhere from 8:00am – 10:00am on Saturday mornings depending on the amount of teams and players signed up.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Athletic Jersey, Shorts, and Socks (will receive before first games)

REGISTRATION FEE

Members: $100 Non-Member: $200

Additional Information

Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on April 27th.

Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, April 26th @ 6:00pm

Other Equipment Required: Shin Guards & Cleats

Other Information

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

  • If the YMCA has to cancel any programming due to government mandate in the State of South Carolina or if the YMCA chooses to cancel due to rising cases or exposure within the program, then we would offer participants the option to have an online credit placed on their account or for a full refund back to their original payment method.
  • If the parent or player cannot participate because they have been asked to quarantine or are sick, then a refund would not be given.

Weather Policy: Games and Practices are subject to be canceled due to weather. Games and practices may not be made up and no refunds will be given due to weather.

What to Expect for this age group:

  1. Introduction to Passing
  2. Introduction to Positioning
  3. Introduction to Dribbling
  4. Basic Shooting Form

Kids will start to learn fundamentals at this age level. The importance of this age is to learn. Coaches are looking to introduce all aspects of offense while promoting growth on and off the field.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director
E:   [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/14/22 - 06/25/22
Registration
Closed on
03/28/2022
09/03/22 - 10/15/22
Registration
will open on
05/24/2022

Indian Land 7 & 8 year old

Indian Land YMCA
5/2/22 - 10/15/22
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The Indian Land YMCA Youth Soccer League is for ages 3-11. This program is a youth recreational league that allows participants of all levels a chance to play. At the Y, every child plays at least half of every game. The leagues will emphasizes soccer skill development, good sportsmanship, character development, teamwork, and most importantly: FUN!

Age Divisions

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before June 25, 2022.

Practices and Games

One hour practices are scheduled Monday-Thursday between 5:30pm-9:00pm. All age groups will play games on Saturdays.

Game times can range from, but not limited to, 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturdays.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Athletic Jersey, Shorts, and Socks (will receive before first games)

REGISTRATION FEE 

Members: $100 Non-Member: $200 

Additional Information

  • Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on April 26th.
  • Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, April 25th @ 6:00pm
  • Other Equipment Required: Shin Guards & Cleats

Other Information

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

  • If the YMCA has to cancel any programming due to government mandate in the State of South Carolina or if the YMCA chooses to cancel due to rising cases or exposure within the program, then we would offer participants the option to have an online credit placed on their account or for a full refund back to their original payment method.
  • If the parent or player cannot participate because they have been asked to quarantine or are sick, then a refund would not be given.

Weather Policy: Games and Practices are subject to be canceled due to weather. Games and practices may not be made up and no refunds will be given due to weather.

What to Expect for this age group:

  1. Proper Passing Techniques
  2. Development of Positions
  3. Introduction to One on One Defense
  4. Ball Control & Dribbling

The U8 program encourages movement through soccer related children’s games. A young player’s soccer experience should be a positive and fun one. Competitive pressures should be discouraged and players should be focused on the “everyone wins” theory. U8 players will be expected to be able to dribble with both feet, develop a soft first touch, and be comfortable shooting and passing. More importantly, they will have fun and develop a love for the game.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director
E:   [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/02/22 - 06/25/22
Registration
Closed on
03/28/2022
08/22/22 - 10/15/22
Registration
will open on
05/24/2022

Indian Land 9-11 years old

Indian Land YMCA
5/2/22 - 10/15/22
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The Indian Land YMCA Youth Soccer League is for ages 3-11. This program is a youth recreational league that allows participants of all levels a chance to play. At the Y, every child plays at least half of every game. The leagues will emphasizes soccer skill development, good sportsmanship, character development, teamwork, and most importantly: FUN!

Age Divisions

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before June 25, 2022.

Practices and Games

One hour practices are scheduled Monday-Thursday between 5:30pm-9:00pm. All age groups will play games on Saturdays.

Game times can range from, but not limited to, 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturdays.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Athletic Jersey, Shorts, and Socks (will receive before first games)

REGISTRATION FEE

Members: $100 Non-Member: $200

Additional Information

  • Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on April 26th.
  • Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, April 25th @ 6:00pm
  • Other Equipment Required: Shin Guards & Cleats

Other Information

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

  • If the YMCA has to cancel any programming due to government mandate in the State of South Carolina or if the YMCA chooses to cancel due to rising cases or exposure within the program, then we would offer participants the option to have an online credit placed on their account or for a full refund back to their original payment method.
  • If the parent or player cannot participate because they have been asked to quarantine or are sick, then a refund would not be given.

Weather Policy: Games and Practices are subject to be canceled due to weather. Games and practices may not be made up and no refunds will be given due to weather.

What to Expect at this age group:

  1. Introduction to Formations
  2. Passing & Movement
  3. Finishing & Shooting
  4. Proper Goalkeeping Technique

This is where motor skills are more refined. Children now have the ability now to think in advance and begin to anticipate where the ball will be, as well as have the ability to stay at tasks longer. Children can identify with a team and begin to make friends. Socialization becomes very important. This is where “traditional” soccer is beginning as we transition to the 8v8 format with the addition of a Goalkeeper. Repetition of skills becomes very important.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director
E:   [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/02/22 - 06/25/22
Registration
Closed on
03/28/2022
08/22/22 - 10/15/22
Registration
will open on
05/24/2022

 

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