Frequently Asked Rec Questions

How do I register my child?

The easiest way to register is online, but you can also mail in your registration and payment. When you register online you can pay by credit card.

If you choose to pay by check, make it payable to LYSA and mail to:

200 Sonny Roy Lane
yette, La. 70507

The club has a NO Refund policy.

Recreational soccer plays two seasons per year and incorporates player ages 3 -17. The fall season begins in mid September and runs through the beginning of November, while the spring season begins in mid February and ends in the beginning of April. Players register for each season individually.

What about practice locations, frequency, and times?

Lafayette offers numerous public parks with soccer goals and most teams practice in their home area. Fields 11- 27 at Moore Park are open for practices. These fields are available on a first come, first serve basis. Teams can practice once per week, but are encouraged to limit that practice to 60 minutes.

What do I need for my child to play?

1. Shin Guards: They are mandatory and must be worn underneath the socks. The socks must cover the shin guard completely.
2. Appropriate footwear: Soccer cleats are not mandatory but they are highly suggested. The player can play and practice in regular tennis shoes. Football and baseball cleats are not permitted.
3. Your child may NOT wear earrings and jewelry during the game. This includes "starter earrings".
4. All players are encouraged to bring a size 3, 4, or 5 soccer ball depending on age, as well as bring a labeled water bottle.

Do I need a uniform for my child?

Yes. The uniform can be purchased at Third Coast Soccer on the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Johnston St (
3501 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. 337-534-0281).  The uniform will consist of (1) blue jersey and (1) white jersey for $33.  Short and sock color is determined by team.

When will I hear from my coach?

After the registration period is over, rosters will be formed. Once rosters are completed the coaches who volunteered in Blue Sombrero will be given a date for a coaches meeting. The coach will recieve his/her roster on this date. The coaches are instructed to begin calling parents soon after.