AL Soccer


The YMCA Youth Soccer program is designed to meet each player at their current level of play and provide opportunities to increase their individual skills. The goal is that these opportunities lead to an overall enjoyment of the game for years to come. Through participation in practices and games, players learn sportsmanship, how to work as a team and also build quality relationships with players and coaches in the program.

The YMCA Soccer Program is for boys and girls 3 to 12 years of age, who wish to play recreational level soccer. Teams are coached by volunteer parent coaches. They will have official practices before the season begins and play an 8 game schedule. Players in our 3-4 year old league will practice two weeks before games then have 15 minute practice and 30 minute game each Saturday.  

Season Dates

Registration Starts: January 4
Registration Ends: February 13
Coaches Meeting: TBA
Parents Meeting: TBA
First week of practice: February 22 (No practices March 28-April 1
First Game: March 5 (No games April 2)
Last Game: April 30

Ages Divisions

3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12

**Age is as of August 1, 2015.  Players in our 3-4 age division must have reached their 3rd birthday by 8/1/2015 to play.  Players are welcome to play up an age group but NEVER down.


Member: $95
Non-member: 135


Ages 3-10 will practice at the Alabaster YMCA. Ages 11-12 will practice at the Alabaster Church of God. Ages 3-6 will play games at the Alabaster YMCA. Ages 7-12 will play games at the Alabaster YMCA, Alabaster Church of God,  and Pelham YMCA.

Player equipment

Each player will need to bring a ball and shin guards to each practice. Players can wear any type of athletic shoes or cleats with no metal spikes. Players must also wear shin guards at every practice and game. For a list of ball sizes for each age group please look below.
Ages 3-8: Size 3
Ages 9-10: Size 4
Ages 11 and up: Size 5

Get Involved

Our program depends on volunteer coaches, assistant coaches and team parents. For more information, contact

Chris Honeycutt.

How to register:

You may register online or at the YMCA Front Desk. Parents are able to choose practice day and time at registration. Payment is due at time of registration. Financial Assistance is available.

For questions or more information please contact Chris Honeycutt at

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GAME SCHEDULES & Rules of the game

Posted by February 29
3-4 years old 
5-6 years old
7-8 years old 
9-10 years old 

Soccer Rules

MISSION: To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
VISION: We will lead our community to become the healthiest in America.
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