everyone is excited to play soccer, we are sending approximately 800
children and their parents onto the fields as well as hosting other towns.
We owe our children, our neighbors and our visitors a level of
respect and care. The mission of SYSA is to provide a fun and safe
environment for your child to learn and to play soccer as well as being
part of a team. We need your help to make this work. Please take a moment to review the
following from a safety point of view.
Please be very aware of entrance roadways
to fields and do not park in a manner that could block an emergency vehicle
from gaining immediate access to our fields.
Please be very aware of children when
picking up or dropping off as we have many children in motion (who may not
be thinking about you).
Please do not park on the roads near the Charlotte Road
entrance to Phillips.
Please do not allow players in cleats to
walk on the Jackson Field Track. They must use the mats. If you see
visiting teams walking or warming up on the track please inform them
politely that SYSA ask that they not do so.
Please do not bring dogs to the fields.
While any one dog may be a non-threat, any dog may cause another dog to
react. Children or adults can be caught in the middle.
Please have each child bring water to
every game, wear shin guards (under the socks), soccer cleats or
Please remember no jewelry is allowed
other than emergency medical jewelry that is completely wrapped. No
exceptions for either practice or games. Do not ask the coach to make an
Please take responsibility to prepare your
child with proper sun block and bug spray as SYSA coaches will not be
applying or supplying these to your children.
Please make sure as a parent that your
child's coach knows how to reach you at all times.
Please be aware of weather conditions and
be prepared to pick up your child should thunder or lighting approach. To understand more about the dangers of
lightning read our Lightning Facts
Please be considerate of your coaches by
being on time in picking up your child after a practice or a game. The
coach may not leave until every child is with their ride home.
Please respect the Zero Tolerance Policy
of SYSA. Never criticize referees or players. This is youth sports and we
ask that adults set a good example.
Please do not allow children or players
to climb soccer nets, fences or trees.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concerns or
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