Soccer

Soccer

Just For Kicks: Fall Soccer at the Y

Our youth soccer programs introduce kids to the world’s most popular sport while helping them build confidence in a friendly and supportive environment. Kids will not only become better soccer players but better people as well! We offer soccer during the fall with the occasional indoor winter season. Developmental skills clinics are offered from time to time as well.

Rookie Soccer (Ages 3-5)

Your child’s first experience in sports is an important one. We want all kids to fall in love with team sports – teamwork, organization, and fun will put a huge smile on your child’s face while teaching them important socialization and motor skills!

Rookie soccer is a preschool level sports program that introduces kids to sports through an environment focused on exercise, socialization, and teamwork and consists of loosely structured play to help kids develop motor skills, build confidence, and enhance socialization skills. This program is for preschool-age children (ages 3-5). If your child is in Kindergarten, please check out our Youth Soccer League.

These classes meet one time per week for three weeks. Parents are encouraged to participate in most cases. Programs are led by Y staff and volunteers.

Youth Soccer (Ages 5-8)

The Y’s Youth Soccer is designed for the beginner who wants to develop as a person and a player all while having fun! Open to those 5-8 years old, we focus on the fundamentals of the game through exciting drills and games which will help hand-eye coordination, teamwork and soccer skills. The first two weeks will consist of practices, with games taking place the last three weeks. 

We Offer Soccer at These Locations

Walnut Creek Family YMCA

948 73rd St. West Des Moines, 50265 Get Directions 515-224-1888 Branch Hours
MON: 5 am - 9 pm
TUE: 5 am - 9 pm
WED: 5 am - 9 pm
THU: 5 am - 9 pm
FRI: 5 am - 8 pm
SAT: 6 am - 4 pm
SUN: 10 am - 4 pm
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Waukee Family YMCA

210 N. Warrior Lane Waukee, 50263 Get Directions 515-987-9996 Branch Hours
MON: 5 am - 9 pm
TUE: 5 am - 9 pm
WED: 5 am - 9 pm
THU: 5 am - 9 pm
FRI: 5 am - 8 pm
SAT: 6 am - 6 pm
SUN: 8 am - 4 pm
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