2019 Spring Soccer

Registration begins January 6th!


Strengthening the foundation of the community as a leading provider of soccer for kids and promoting volunteerism. We offer outstanding opportunities for the entire family to be involved; learning new skills, making new friends and beginning a lifetime of physical activity that promotes health and well-being. Parents are encouraged to volunteer as coaches or in many other roles under the guidance of Y staff.

Early Bird Registration: January 6 - January 26; Cost: $56 Members/ $71 Non-Members

Regular Registration: January 27 - February 16; Cost: $69 Members/ $84 Non-Members

Late Registration: February 17 - March 10; Cost: $79 Members/ $94 Non-Members


  • Age divisions:
    • Rookie League: Pre-School - Kindergarten
    • All-Star League: 1st - 2nd Grade
    • Champ League: 3rd - 5th Grade
    • MVP League: 6th - 8th Grade

Q & A

When and where are games played?

Games are played every Saturday at YMCA Soccer Fields located off Imboden Drive in Decatur, Illinois just on Route 51(Veteran’s Pkwy) at Borg Warner Field.

When and where are practices?
Teams practice one or two times a week, depending on the age level, during weekday evenings. Season kicks off April 6th!

Can my child play with another child in the program?
You will conveniently be placed on a team based on your location and request (requests are not guaranteed).

What do I need for the program?
Everyone needs: Shin guards, long socks over the shin guards, cleats are recommended and water bottles.

The YMCA will provide the jersey. Kids will need a ball for soccer practice and shin guards. Game Days: Team jersey with BLACK SHORTS and shin guards are to be worn on game days. Shin guards must be worn inside soccer socks. Cleats are not required for play, but are recommended. Team shirt and picture information will be handed out at the first game.

Practices: A proper size soccer ball (U5-U8 uses size 3, U10 uses size 4, and U14 uses size 5) and a water bottle should be brought to practice. Shin guards also need to be worn at practice.
Note to parents: Wearing of jewelry is not permitted during YMCA sports. Your child will be required to be remove all jewelry for all practices and games.

For more information on Decatur Family YMCA soccer for kids contact Abby Lowe at 872-3835 ext 132 or abby.lowe@decaturymca.org

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