NEW! Registration Now Open For CYS Spring 2016 Soccer
You can pay with a credit card or a PayPal account. A paper form is also available.  Online Registration

NEW! Six weeks of Saturday Indoor Soccer for 1st through 8th graders starts January 9!

Morse School Gym — Saturday, January 9 through February 13, 2016

9:00-10:00 am: 1st & 2nd graders (girls and boys)
10:15-11:15 am: 3rd graders (girls and boys)
11:30-12:30 pm: 4th & 5th graders (girls and boys)
12:30-1:45 pm: 6th, 7th, 8th graders (girls and boys)

Saturday soccer is fun and players build soccer skills and speed by focusing on foot skills and small-sided games. We have a terrific group of coaches from both girls and boys CRLS soccer teams.

Morse School, 40 Granite Street, Cambridge 02139.

No need to pre-register, we will have forms available at the gym. $25 for all 6 Saturdays or pay $5 each time a child plays.

Registration Form

NEW! Announcing CYS season-long juggling contest.
Players will report to their coaches their best juggling count (in practice or outside of practice), and highest count for each age group will receive a gift certificate for a JP Licks ice cream cone and will have her/his name on the web site.

Tell your kids to get juggling.

Proformance Soccer is returning to run winter indoor training starting in December in Cambridge and Belmont. These fun action packed clinics run for 8 weeks (1hr/1x week) and are led by top local coaches with professional soccer player guest appearances. The winter training features a combination of skill training and futsal game play. Last winter over 120 players attended the Cambridge training! All CYS players get a special discounted rate — please see flyer for details. Visit to sign up or for more information call 508-479-7390. The Cambridge site is at the Fayerweather Street School and will take place on Mondays for U5-U10 players. The Belmont site is at the Belmont Day School and will take place on Wednesdays for U10-U15 players.

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)
CDC Injury Prevention Website (Video)
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

Recommended: Soccer Skill of the Week Videos
How good are your skills? Click here


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, starting April 11. To order tickets for CYS Night, May 17, go to, password CYS.

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

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]