The mission of the volunteer-run NWYSA program is to provide an enjoyable fall and spring season soccer experience for children ages 1-15 regardless of experience, ability, or the community in which they live.  The game of soccer is taught with an emphasis on the development of individual skills, team building, and fair play.


We Took The First Place Spot In The 2023 Best Of Grand Rapids For Families Grandtasic Awards, Best Soccer Programs Category.

We're honored to be part of this list of places that make West Michigan the place to be for families.  And it’s all because of you, our amazing members that believe in the NWYSA and support our work in the community.  Thank you for recognizing the NWYSA with your votes.  You can see our name on the winner’s top ten programs list at,


* Early Signup [$10 Discount]:  October 16th Through January 28th
* Regular Signup:  January 29th Through March 10th
* Late Signup Under 2 Through Under 9 Player [Additional $10]:  March 11th Through April 21st
* Late Signup Under 10 Through Under 15 Player [Additional $15]:  March 11th Through April 21st
* Date Form And Fee Are Both Sent Determines If Your Signup Is Early, Regular Or Late

* March 11th Through April 21st [Before Signing-Up]
   > Check Website Home Page To Ensure Sign-Ups Haven't Ended Early Due To Filling-Up
   > Check With The NWYSA To Ensure There Are Open Spots In Your Child's Age Division
* Special Request Submission Deadline:  March 10th
* Season Handout, Team Rosters, Schedules Sent:  April 7th  [Sooner If Possible]
* Head Coach Preseason Divisional Meetings:  Week Of April 7th  [Evening]
* Head Coach Preseason Intro And Update Email/Call:  April 8th, 9th, 10th
* One-Time Saturday Practice:  April 13th [Afternoon]
* Weeknight Practices Begin:  Week Of April 15th
* Sessions And Games Begin:  April 20th
* Picture Days:  Week Of April 29th
* Memorial Day Observance And Team Picnics:  May 18th
* U6, U9, U12, U15 Team Weeknight Games:  May 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd
* Memorial Day Weekend: May 25th [No Sessions/Games]
* Kent County Sheriffs Office Vs NWYSA Parents Game: May 30th
* Sessions And Games End: June 1st
* Team Gear Issue Return:  June 5th

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