Reminder: New Girls Travel Tryouts Tonight

AYSA is excited to announce new opportunities for Spring Travel Soccer 2016 for Girls!

U8 Girls: A new team!
Tryouts Wed. Jan 13, 5-6pm at Allsport Arena, Northampton
Players must have been 6 or 7 years of age on August 1, 2015

U12 and U13 Girls:  We welcome NEW players!
Tryouts: Fri. Jan 15, 6-8pm, Allsport Arena, Northampton
Players must have been 10, 11, 0r 12 years of age on August 1, 2015.

Girls Spring Travel Soccer Tryouts

AYSA is excited to announce new opportunities for Spring 2016 Girls Travel Soccergirls_tryout_spring2016!

U8 Girls: A new team!
Tryouts Wed. Jan 13, 5-6pm at Allsport Arena, Northampton
Players must have been 6 or 7 years of age on August 1, 2015

U12 and U13 Girls: We welcome NEW players!
Tryouts: Fri. Jan 15, 6-8pm, Allsport Arena, Northampton
Players must have been 10, 11, 0r 12 years of age on August 1, 2015.

What Gear Do I Really Need for Recreational Soccer?

  • All players should own their own ball, with their name on it in permanent ink. Please bring the ball to every session. Ball size varies by age:
    • Size 3 – Under 8 years (Little Kickers, K and 1st grade)
    • Size 4 – Ages 8 to 12 years (2nd to 5th grade)
    • Size 5 – Ages 12 and up (6th grade and up)
  • Cleats (not metal), with the exception of Little Kickers, where this is optional.
  • Shin guards, with the exception of Little Kickers, where this is optional. Soccer socks should cover shin guards.
  • Athletic shorts or pants. We will provide a team t-shirt.
  • A reusable water container (hopefully with ice water in it).

Alert About Peanut Allergies

It is highly recommended that snacks containing peanuts or peanut oil are not brought to the soccer field. There are a few players who are so allergic to nuts that just smelling them can send them into a life-threatening allergic reaction. Individual coaches will announce this to their teams and parents/guardians who have children who are allergic should make sure the coaches and other parents know of the seriousness of the situation.