Changes to Rec soccer

On March 6, 2014 By

We appreciate all of the thoughtful feedback we have received from parents and coaches regarding the changes to Rec soccer.  As background, each of these changes comes in response to longstanding concerns that parents, coaches, and players have expressed over the years.  Rec soccer serves a wide variety of children.  We have kids who are brand new [...]

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Rec Soccer registration is now open; thanks for your patience as we’ve worked out (most of) the kinks in our new registration system!  To register, click on the flaming soccer ball banner on the top right of our home page (amherstsoccer.org) and then follow the instructions.  Returning players should request a new password and then [...]

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We’ve made a few changes to the Rec schedules.  The starting times are now staggered throughout the day Saturday (and Sunday morning for 6-8 Co-ed) to allow parents with multiple kids to watch all the games and to allow our Director of Coaching to spend some time working with and assisting each age group.  By [...]

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Rec soccer is about to begin. Many parents have written asking “What do we need to buy?” The answer is pretty simple:

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 5 – Ages 12 and [...]

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Right to Play

On March 20, 2012 By

“Take care of yourself, look after one another.”

AYSA invites you to get involved in Right to Play, an international humanitarian organization that uses specially designed sport and play programs to improve health, build life skills, and foster peace for children and communities affected by war, poverty and disease. To learn more, visit the Continue Reading

Please be considerate of the neighbors on Potwine Lane. When traveling to and from Plum Brook fields, please observe speed limits and travel with caution as the road is narrow. Please park only in the designated parking lot. Please remove all trash or place in provided trash barrels.

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Equipment Requirements

On March 20, 2012 By

All players are required to wear shin guards at practices and games. Please make sure all players have water bottles and a soccer ball. We recommend that all players have soccer shoes (but no metal cleats, please). It is highly recommended that players wear appropriate clothing (shorts, sweats, warm-ups, etc. but not jeans).

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Alert About Peanut Allergies

On March 20, 2012 By

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 [...]

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