Per AYS policy, background checks will be conducted on all members of the Board of Directors, commissioners, coaches and assistant coaches of each sport.
For grades PreK, Kindergarten. LIttle Kickers is also open to 1st graders that are first year players. If parents wish, their child can repeat Little Kickers or they can sign their 1st grader up for the Juniors Division.
• The focus will be on developing soccer skills, athletic development and having fun.
• Sessions will take place at the SMMS Soccer field every Saturday morning at 9am for soccer activities that will include instruction and group drills.
• We will have small sided scrimmage games with goals the last 2 weeks of the season.
• Each child will receive a shirt and a size 4 soccer ball
• SM Middle School and SM High School soccer players will act as coaches/counselors
Grades 1 & 2
• Focus will be on advancing skill development of passing, dribbling, positioning and fun.
• Games will be every Saturday with 1-2 practices during the week
• Games will be 4 10 minute quarters and 6 v 6 (+ GK)
Grades 3 & 4
• Focus is on fun and developing team play by implementing more of a game strategy as well as improving proper positioning, standard skills and goal scoring.
• Games will be every Saturday with 1-2 practices / week
• Each game will be 4 10-15 minute halves and 10 v 10 (+ GK)
Grades 5 thru 8
• Focus is on fun and developing team play by implementing game strategy as well as maintaining proper positioning, standard skills and goal scoring.
• 1-2 practices / week
• Games will typically take place on Saturday afternoon and will consist of 2 30-40 minute halves in a 10 v 10 (+ GK) set up
• All games will be Saturday from 9am – 2pm at the SMMS and SMHS Soccer complex
• Practice times and locations will be determined by each team coach
Field hockey is for kids in grades 2-6. There are generally two teams. One for 2nd - 4th grade and another for grades 5 & 6. Field hockey teams usually play on the weekends and some travel is required for away games. In the past, teams have traveled to Poland, Skowhegan, Mt. Blue and Winthrop. AYS is always looking for other towns to compete against.
This will be your one stop shopping point for all Area Youth Sports programs sign ups. You have the option of paying with a credit card or mailing in a check. Please register with a email address that you use frequently and choose a password that you will remember.
Watch here for upcoming sports registrations.