Pass, shoot, score! YMCA Soccer helps kids become not only better soccer players but better people as well. The YMCA soccer program is a progressive program, with multiple age-specific levels. Players are taught basic game skills such as passing, receiving, shooting, footwork and dribbling.


Upcoming Soccer Sessions

Spring 2021


Youth Soccer League

(Grades K-8) Our league features:

• One practice per week

• Games on Saturdays

• Six games per session (some sessions offer a bonus game for a total of 7 games)

• Trained volunteer coaches

• YMCA trained and screened officials

• Sportsmanship and core values modeled and promoted

• Focus on fundamentals and new skill development

• All players receive equal play time

• New, upgraded jerseys and end of season awards

• In-house tournaments for grades 3 and up


Youth Soccer Preschool

(Ages 2-5)  Instructional skills clinic/game for boys and girls (coed) to learn the fundamentals of soccer.


Youth Soccer Clinic

Instructional skills clinic teaches the fundamentals of the game of soccer.


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Note: Sports and sports ages may vary by branch. Please check with your branch for offerings.

Here's a great way to give back! Be a YMCA Volunteer Youth Sports Coach! Make a difference in players lives at the Y, where our Youth Sports focus on learning, character development and teamwork. Our coach’s meetings and materials will provide you with instruction.


Meet some of our youth sports coaches in this brief video and see why they do what they do! 


Create your VolunteerMatters account and fill out your application.

Refer to our handbooks for more information about YMCA sports programs:

Youth Sports Handbook and Coach's Handbook.


The Gateway Region YMCA partners with Cardinal Glennon SportsCare to give kids a healthy advantage through educational programs and support. Here are tips for Soccer Safety.


If you need help finding a physician for your young athlete, contact Cardinal Glennon SportsCare at (314) 577-5640.

We hope you do not need to cancel. If you do, please note these policies:

  • Any cancellation made prior to the registration deadline will receive 100% refund.
  • Cancellations received after the registration deadline will be subject to a $15 fee.
  • No refunds issued for cancellations after the second scheduled game.

Summer Day Camp

Choose your own adventure this summer! Y Summer Day Camp provides a fun, safe experience for kids to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and make lasting friendships.