The Decatur Family YMCA Youth Fall Soccer Program

The YMCA soccer program emphasizes fun, family involvement, skill development, and teamwork. The Y pairs soccer along with character development, providing the best environment for young athletes to grow and dream big!

Age Divisions:


Division | Grade | Duration | Practice

Rookie | PreK - K | 6 Weeks | Before Game

All-Star | 1st & 2nd | 7 Weeks | During the Week

Champ | 3rd, 4th, 5th | 8 Weeks | During the Week

MVP | 6th, 7th, 8th | 8 Weeks | During the Week

Program Details:

  • First day of games will be on Saturday, August 24th. All games are played at the YMCA Sports Park located at 2194 S. Imboden Drive in Decatur.
  • Teams are created from requests, similar schools, and to fill in team rosters. You will be contacted by your child's coach on or before August 17th.
  • Practices will begin the the week of August 18th depending on the coaches availability. All practice times & locations are determined by the coaches. We cannot accept requests for practice times/locations. All divisions practice throughout the week except for the Rookie division. Rookies will hold their practices 30-minutes before their games on Saturdays.
  • Financial Assistance for the registration fee is available. Parents must complete a financial assistance form and turn it into the Sports Director to qualify. Forms can be found at the front desk at the Y.
  • Players will receive a game jersey and an end of season medal. Team/Individual pictures will be taken on a date later announced.
  • Please note - if we are deficient in volunteer coaches, parents will be asked to help coach their child's team.

Become a Volunteer Coach!

Responsibilities of a coach:
  • Hold team practices
  • Coach all scheduled games
  • Communicate with parents regarding season & team information, practices, games, team pictures, schedules, etc.
  • Communicate with the Sports Director
  • Successfully complete and pass a background check
  • Promote and display the YMCA's mission & values

Become a Soccer Referee!

  • Paid position
  • Referee games of all grade divisions
  • Successfully complete and pass a background check
  • Must attend a pre-season referee training which will be held on Tuesday, August 13 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Must be at least 14 years old
  • Please contact the Sports Director if you are interested

Sponsorship Opportunities are Available!

We are currently accepting personal or corporate sponsors for our soccer league. Please contact the Sports Director if you are interested in becoming a sponsor or for more information.

Coming soon - Fall Soccer Game Schedules! Check back soon for game details.

Contact Information:

Abby Lowe - Sports Director

abby.lowe@decaturymca.org | 217-872-9622 ext. 132

2019 Fall Soccer Game Schedules

Rookie Fall Game Schedule   All-Star Fall Game Schedule  Champ Fall Game Schedule  
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