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AYSA Board Meeting

After being on pause for a few months, AYSA will have an impromptu board meeting by Zoom this week to discuss what a fall season could look like. All are welcome to join. 
Wednesday, August 5th 6:30-9pm 

Amherst Soccer Opening Day Sept 7th

 
Hello Soccer Families,
Opening Day is almost here.  Fall Soccer starts this Saturday Sept. 7th!  We look forward to seeing everyone out on the fields.   

Field Schedule:

Plum Brook Recreation AreaPotwine Lane Amherst Massachusetts United States 01002
Directions

Grade 1 – 2 Boys 8:30 AM 10:00 AM
Grade 3 – 4 Boys 8:30 AM 10:00 AM
Grade 1 – 2 Girls10:30 AM 12:00 PM
Grade 3 – 4 Girls10:30 AM 12:00 PM
Grade 5 – 8 Coed10:30 AM12:00 PM

Fort River Elementary School70 South East Street Amherst Massachusetts United States 01002

Directions

Pre-K (1) Coed 1:00 PM 1:45 PM
Kindergarten Coed 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
Pre-K (2) Coed 3:15 PM 4:00 PM

 
Spots still available for our Fall Recreational Program. Pass it on!!

What to expect:
 Please arrive 10-20 mins early to pick up Jerseys.
 Don’t forget to bring:Soccer Cleats (optional for PK and K, but recommended)
Shin Guards (optional for PK and K, but recommended)
Soccer ball of appropriate size (grades PK, K, 1 size 3; grades 2 – 6 size 4; grades 7 – 8 size 5)
Water

Gear Exchange

There will be a gear exchange table where you may be able to find something in your child’s size. And please be generous for the next group of kids with shin guards and cleats that have been outgrown.


Keep up to date and join us on facebook and Instagram
 

 Instagram: playaysaFacebook:
https://www.facebook.com/AmherstYouthSoccerAssociation
Register: http://www.playaysa.com

Volunteers Needed! 
AYSA is a volunteer-run organization and depends on parents. Please be in touch if you are willing and able to volunteer in any capacity. Contact info@amherstsoccer.org or register for a posted opportunity @ Volunteer .
If you have already registered.  Thank you! We will be in touch with you.
We need help in all areas; Fundraising & Marketing (including raffle, grant writing and corporate gifts)Community outreach/recruitment/communications Operations (including coaches, non-board volunteers, and admin)Board Seats are available 


Thank you for being part of our soccer organization and we look forward to seeing you out on the fields.   



Sincerely,
AYSA Board

Board Meeting Tuesday, August 6th 2019

All parents welcome to AYSA Board Meetings:

First Tuesday of each month

6-8pm

Normally, we meet at Howard Johnson’s in Hadley, but please check back day of meeting to confirm location

Hope to see you there!

Please let us know at least a couple days in advance if you have an agenda item to suggest.

No Makeup Soccer Today – Rec Opens Tomorrow 5/4 @ Fort River

It’s finally here! A Saturday without torrential raining and we even have some relatively dry ground to play on. Some of the recent messages have been unclear, so we want to let everyone know:

  1. There is NO makeup soccer this evening Friday 5/3. All of the makeups will be scheduled after our new official Opening Day – tomorrow Saturday 5/4.
  2. All of Rec SoccerALL GRADES , ALL STARTING TIMES, are located at FORT RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. (PLUMBROOK IN NOT AVAILABLE)

On the first day, please arrive 10 minutes early so that you can check in. Look for the white tent and tables where you’ll receive the shirt for your child.

Required

Don’t forget to bring the following –

  • Soccer Cleats
  • Shin Guards
  • Soccer ball of appropriate size (grades PK, K, 1 size 3; grades 2 – 6 size 4; grades 7 – 8 size 5)
  • Water

There will be a gear exchange table where you may be able to find something in your child’s size. And please be generous for the next group of kids with shin guards and cleats that have been outgrown.

What: Opening Day for Recreational Soccer
Where: FORT RIVER Elementary
When: At the scheduled time for your age group –

Grade 1 – 2Boys8:30 AM10:00 AM
Grade 3 – 4Boys8:30 AM10:00 AM
Grade 1 – 2Girls10:30 AM12:00 PM
Grade 3 – 4Girls10:30 AM12:00 PM
Grade 5 – 8Coed10:30 AM12:00 PM
Pre-K (1)Coed1:00 PM1:45 PM
KindergartenCoed2:00 PM3:00 PM
Pre-K (2)Coed3:15 PM4:00 PM

We’ll see you all there (hopefully).

Amherst Youth Soccer Association