NEW! Register now for CYS Spring 2017 Soccer

CYS Online Registration Form

Registration information and downloadable forms are available on the CYS Registration page.

Winter Soccer options in Cambridge

Six Weeks of Indoor Soccer at the MLK School, Saturday January 7-February 11

Grades 1-5 (two gyms, we will have boys play in one, girls in the other)

9AM-10:15 1st & 2nd graders

10:30-11:45 3rd-5th graders

Small sided games, coaches are members of the CRLS soccer program,

$25 for six weeks, or $5 each week. Sign up is at the gym.

Mass Youth Soccer Technical Development program at Haggerty School

For players in grades 3-8

Centers will begin in January of 2017 and will run for eight (8) weeks.

Wednesdays, starting in January

Grades 3,4,and 5: 6pm-7pm

Grades 6, 7 and 8: 7pm-8pm

Registration is required (and limited), $140 for 8 weeks.

January 18,25, February 1,8,15 March 1,8,15

Technical Development Center's are designed to help players of all levels improve their technical skills and increase their efficiency and proficiency with the ball. Our Technical Development Centers are a tremendous opportunity for your players and coaches to improve in an intense, fun and memorable soccer environment.

MYSA Technical Development Winter 2017

Proformance Soccer Academy at the Fayerweather Street School

For players K-6

CYS players will receive a discounted registration ($145).

Two sessions, 7 weeks each.

Fayerweather School 765 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Along with regular ball training there will be a component of futsal too. Futsal is small sided soccer (5v5) played indoors with a weighted ball, it's an amazing dribbling training tool. Registration is limited to 16 players per group, players will be grouped by age/sex/skill levels.


Session 1: 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, and 1/29

Session 2: 2/5, 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, and 4/2

Boys/Girls Grades K-1 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Boys/Girls Grades 2-3 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Boys Grades 4-6 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Girls Grades 4-6 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Fayerweather School 765 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Any Amazon shopping?
Cambridge Youth Soccer is now partnered with Amazon in their Amazon Smile program. Amazon will donate .5% of eligible purchases made through this link to CYS:

There are many good causes to support, Cambridge Youth Soccer being one.

Stay warm, happy shopping and thank you!

Details from Amazon:  How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

Parents Welcome Letter and Parents Code of Conduct


CYS requires shin guards for all players, and high socks are useful to wear over shin guards. Cleats are worn by some (and recommended for 11 year olds and older) but not required. CYS provides Kick Start and In-Town players with team shirts. Comfortable shorts of any type are fine.

CYS BAYS Travel players must purchase (or pickup if fee is waived) CYS jersey, black shorts and black socks.

CYS Night at the Breakers

CYS Night at the Breakers

Cambridge Youth Soccer Announces Capital Fund Drive
Donate as an individual or as a business. Businesses receive unparalleled visibility across the entire community and surrounding towns. Demonstrate your commitment to the community by helping. Learn more (PDF)

CYS Goalkeeper Clinics - Spring 2016

CYS Keeper coach Paul Gregory is holding Goalkeeper clinics at Danehy Park. Keeper clinics are open to girls and boys in U-12 and up. Coaches are also welcome and encouraged to attend. Paul's website with the schedule and cancellation information:

Thank you!
CYS families participated in CYS Modell's Sporting Goods Team Weeks and CYS received a donation of $500! CYS will run another month long Team Weeks program at Modell's in March 2015.

Anne Strong Memorial Remembering Anne Strong
Anne Strong was a CYS co-founder and longtime player, CYS coach, board member, soccer parent, and youth soccer advocate. A bench dedicated to Anne has been placed at Danehy Park, overlooking the soccer fields.
Anne Strong's Obituary (Cambridge Chronicle)

"Choose words wisely while coaching kids"
Article in SoccerAmerica's Youth Soccer Insider

Information About Concussion Injuries and AYSO Heading Policy
American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Concussion Flyer (PDF)
American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Heading Policy (PDF)

CYS Magents

U13G Zedonks teams practices with Boston Breakers Ellie Reed and Amanda Dacosta

Larry Ward Larry Ward - When he blows the whistle, we'd best pay attention.
Article published in the Cambridge Chronicle June 30, 2011 Click here for PDF article


CYS Coaching Resources Guide contains information and links about the CYS Coaching Manual, Coaches section of the web site, Coaches Code of Conduct, and Mass Youth Soccer coaching courses.

CYS Magents

Support Cambridge Youth Soccer
"Cambridge Soccer Rocks" magnetic car sticker.
$5 each, please contact Andy Farrar to purchase

Cambridge Youth Soccer welcomes the Boston Breakers to Cambridge


Boston Breakers player Stacy Bishop visits 3/4 Boys Royal Blue team at practice. Breakers home games are played at Harvard Stadium. Breakers Soccer.

Check this out!

Great educational videos covering Training, Team Tactics, Courses, and more on Europe's football website,, is the official site of UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations.

CYS Soccer Clnics

CYS Soccer Clinic

Mass Youth Soccer's Tom Goodman worked with Cambridge players on Shooting & Finishing during the Clinic held May 11 at Russell Field.

Cambridge Youth Soccer Snack Guidelines

Developed by Cambridge Youth Soccer with the School Health Program of the Cambridge Public Health Department. Acrobat PDF

In-Town or BAYS? - An Overview

Description of CYS programs. Read more

Zero Tolerance Policy

Cambridge Youth Soccer has adopted the Zero Tolerance Policy developed by BAYS, for both In-Town and BAYS games. This policy governs interactions with referees. Please be sure that all players, coaches and parents are familiar with the policy.

Cambridge Youth Soccer
P.O. Box 390215
Cambridge, MA 02139-0003

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Giving to CYS

Cambridge Youth Soccer (Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an independent charitable organization which exists to provide a healthy team sports experience for Cambridge children and youth. Currently CYS provides fall and spring programs for ages 6-14 with an In-Town league and travel teams in the Boston Area Youth Soccer League.

Cambridge Youth Soccer is affiliated with MYSA (Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association) and BAYS (Boston Area Youth Soccer).

In-Town or BAYS? - An Overview
Description of CYS programs. Read more

Photos of the Week

A final rainy game of the wonderful season for Royal Blue and the ever-amazing coach Tony!

Royal Blue Spring 2016

Royal Blue Spring 2016

Champions Boys League - Team Nigeria

CYS Red Rockets

Mexico v Brazil, Champions League

Portugal v Brazil, Champions League

Team France, Champions League

Team Portugal, Champions League

World Cup Finals

World Cup Finals, Ghana v Brazil

Team Ghana

Two Players

Celebration Brazil



We need photos! Please send your digital pictures with a brief description, i.e. team name, age group, highlights, game location, etc. to the CYS Webmaster (website[at]