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2024 - Fall Recreational

NOTE - IF YOU DID NOT PLAY WITH US IN THE SPRING OF 2024, PLEASE HAVE A COPY OF YOUR PLAYER BIRTH CERTIFICATE AVAILABLE TO UPLOAD DURING ONLINE REGISTRATIONS!

For Age Group U08, if we get enough numbers that age group will be broken out into GENDER SPECIFIC teams, however if not, they will be combined into a COED group.  U04-U06 as always COED.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Any concerns or questions can be sent to [email protected]
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ABOUT THE FALL:
Players of all abilities and experience are welcome to sign up and play!

 Each player that signs up will be assigned to a team and that team will have an assigned coach. If you want to volunteer as a coach, you can do so when registering your player.  Coaches are instructed to follow the 50% play rule for game time as this is our recreational season and is important that all players play.

If you have siblings/family that need to be on the same team and they are in the SAME AGE GROUP AND GENDER, PLEASE note that in the PLAYER REQUEST BOX during sign-ups.  Siblings/family in DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS will not be allowed to play on the same team unless approved by our Director of Coaching and the Board of NLYS.  

NLYS will do its best to honor any player or coaching request you may have but understand it is not guaranteed.

Depending on the coach, teams will practice once or twice a week (generally on some combination of MON/TUES/THURS/FRI) after 6 pm. All games will be played on Saturdays. 

U04-U08 Play all games at Hunt Fountain Park.

U10-U15 Play against other teams throughout Polk County.  This means that up to half of their games (5 of the 10) will be played away from Hunt Fountain Park.

IMPORTANT DATES:

*>Registration opens June 10th at 8 am and will close on August 4th at midnight.
*>Late Registration will run from August 5th until midnight on August 11th. There will be a $15 late fee if you register AFTER AUGUST 4th.
*>Recreational Training will start the week of September 2nd.
*>League-wide Picture Day / Opening Day / First Games- Sept 14th
*>NLYS Kick-N-Treat Event -Nov 2nd
*>Final Games for the Fall - Nov 16th
*>Judges Cup for U10-U15 – Dec 7th and 8th

COST:
The cost for the FALL season this year is still $100 for players born between 2010 - 2021 and is NON-REFUNDABLE.  This covers the cost of registering the player for the upcoming season, insurance, field fees, and the cost of one (1) soccer uniform (jersey/shorts/socks) that will be used during game days.  Players will need to purchase their soccer cleats, shin guards, and an age group appropriately sized soccer ball. If you have any questions on which ball, let us know.


     For U4/U6/U8 (2017 - 2021 birth years) you will use a size 3 ball.
     For U10/U12 (2013 - 2016 birth years) you will use a size 4 ball.
     For U15 (2010 – 2012 birth years) you will use a size 5 ball.

NOTE: SportsConnect, the company that hosts this site, charges a $3 service for each order.  It is not a PER player fee, it is a PER ORDER fee.

NLYS has a limited number of Partial Grants available for those who would like to play soccer but may have an issue paying the full registration fee.  Please fill out the Grant Application Form and bring it to one of our onsite registration events to register and turn the form in.  Please take your time and read it FULLY, as there have been new steps added to the form.  All previous versions of this form are no longer valid.  If you can't print it now, we will have copies available to fill out at our onsite events.

ONLINE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
If you will be paying via CREDIT CARD or DEBIT CARD, you can sign up online, 24/7, at www.NLYSoccer.org between JUNE 10th and August 4th.  Just click on the Register/Login link in the UPPER RIGHT HAND OF THE PAGE.  If you have an account (played previously with NLYS) you can use your Account to log in and Register for the Fall Season.  If you don't remember your login, there is a recovery link.  If you are NEW and/or don't have an account, you can create one.

Registering AFTER the original deadline of AUGUST 4th will incur a $15 late fee.  The LATE REGISTRATION period is August 5th – August 11th.

If you DID NOT PLAY, with NLYS during our SPRING 2024 season, you will need to have a copy of the player’s Birth Certificate available when registering online.

Follow the screens throughout the process, please read each section carefully, answering as many questions as you can.  If you run into an issue, send an email to [email protected] and put REGISTRATION ISSUE in the subject.

ONSITE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
If you need to pay via CASH, CHECK, or MONEY ORDER or you need to turn in your GRANT FORM, you will need to come down and register in person.  We will be at our fields at 7036 Green Road, Lakeland Florida 33810 during specific dates in our office next to the field.  Please note we MAY add dates from time to time and we will be there even in inclement weather.  These on-sites are designed for those who need to pay their registration fees by CASH/CHECK, need to try on uniforms, or need to turn in a GRANT form.  If you can pay by Credit/Debit card and know your child's uniform size, you DO NOT need to come into the office during an on-site.

ONSITE REGISTRATION EVENT DATES:
July 11th (6pm - 8pm)
July 27th (9am - 1pm)
August 3rd (9am - 1pm)

All these dates at Hunt Fountain Park (7036 Green Road, Lakeland Florida 33810)

If you DID NOT PLAY, with NLYS during our SPRING 2024 season, you will need to have a copy of the player’s Birth Certificate available when registering onsite.

PARENTS/COACHES:
NLYS Is always looking for coaches for the upcoming season.  NLYS is dedicated to giving new and established coaches better resources for this upcoming season.  We will have a Coaching Clinic available for you to attend as well as several drills and session plans available on our website.  If you are interested in becoming an Assistant or Head Coach, please select the Coaches VOLUNTEER ROLE when registering your player and we will get back with you on how to become a coach.  You can also contact Endy Ortiz our Director of Coaching for more information.

We are expecting a large increase in the number of players that are registering and we will have a need for Volunteers to coach.  No experience needed as NLYS will give you all the help that you need.

IMPORTANT SCHEDULES:
NLYS Fall 2024 Training Schedule (Coming Soon)
NLYS Fall 2024 Training Field Layout (Coming Soon)
NLYS Fall 2024 Picture Day Sept 14th (Schedule Coming Soon)
NLYS Fall 2024 Rules (same as 2021)- nlys - 2021 fall season rules.pdf
NLYS U10 Blue Line Rules (same as 2021) - nlys - fall 2021 - u10 - blue line.pdf

NLYS Fall 2024 RECREATIONAL SCHEDULES:
When released, U04 - U08 should all be uploaded into your Team's TeamSnap Schedule in the app.  For U10B, U10G, U12B, U12G, U15B, and U15G, coaches should receive a copy of their schedule, and they will be responsible for updating TeamSnap with the correct schedule.

FIELD LOCATIONS:
Games in the U4, U6 and U8 age groups will all be played at the NLYS HOME Fields (Corner of Green and Duff Roads - 7036 Green Road, Lakeland Florida 33810), while the U10, U12, and U15 teams will play AT LEAST HALF of their games at HOME.  The rest will be played at other area soccer fields within Polk County.
FIELD - OTHER POLK COUNTY LOCATIONS - UPDATED SOON

GAME LENGTHS:
U04 and U06 - 12 min halves
U08 - 20 min halves
U10 - 24 min halves
U12 - 25 min halves
U15 - 30 min halves

Any questions or concerns, please contact NLYS at [email protected].

Contact Us

North Lakeland Youth Soccer

Field Address - Hunt Fountain Park - 7036 Green Road - Lakeland FL 33810, Mailing Address - P.O. Box 91987
Lakeland, Florida 33804

Phone: 863-274-3374
Email: [email protected]

North Lakeland Youth Soccer

Field Address - Hunt Fountain Park - 7036 Green Road - Lakeland FL 33810, Mailing Address - P.O. Box 91987
Lakeland, Florida 33804

Phone: 863-274-3374
Email: [email protected]
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