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Northwest Family YMCA


Q: How do I register?
A: In order to register for a YMCA program, an active facility or program membership is required. A facility membership denotes the ability to use the facility to work out, participate in open gym and swim time, and ability to use the playcenter. A facility member also received program discounts. A Program membership allows you to register for YMCA programs like camps, sports, and swim lessons. If already a member, you may log on at and proceed to registration. If you do not have a membership, you can purchase one and register at after you sign up for an online account.

Q: What is the cost for the soccer season?
A: Cost is determined by type of membership, age of child, season of soccer, whether playing recreational or academy/select. To see prices click here, input Branch, Occurs During, and Keyword.

Q: When will my child's practice and games be?
A: Practices time and day are determined by coaches availability. For recreation, games are typically played on Saturdays. Sunday and weeknights maybe used for make up games and tournaments. Academy/Select players can play on Saturday and\or Sunday.

Q: Can I put in a special request like practice night, coach request, or friend request?
A: You are able to request all of the above but we may not be able to honor all requests. Requests can be made on registration forms, if available, or on-line in the special needs/requests drop down box. If in person let the membership associate know of your special request.

Q: Where can I find my child's schedule?
A: U6-U14 schedules can be found on PlayerSpace. You will receive an e-mail with a link to PlayerSpace in before the start of the season.  This is where you will find your team's schedule, standings, and how coaches will communicate with parents.

Q: What are the season dates?
A: Season dates can found on the Program Overview page and in the Calendar section.

Q: What equipment does my child need?
A: Shin guards, high socks, cleats (recommended for ages U6 and up). We recommend writing initials on belongings.

Q: Will my child receive an award?
A: U8 and below will receive a participation award.

Q: How can I get involved and volunteer?
A: Contact the YMCA in your community and ask to speak with the Sports Department.

Q: Can my child play down an age group?
A: No, for safety reasons players are not able to play down an age group.

Q: Can my child play up an age group?
A: Yes, if the skill level of the player is approved by all parties involved the player may play up one age group.

Q: What is the difference between recreation soccer and academy/select soccer?
A: Here is a link to an article explaining the differences between the two levels, Recreation vs Select Soccer.


1700 Dennis Kemp Lane 
Kennesaw, Georgia 30152

Phone: 770-514-4368
Email: [email protected]

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