How do I register my child?
You can register online HERE, and pay with a credit card or you can register with a paper form with cash/check. All payments are due by the registration deadline that is set for each season. Your registration is not completed until payment is received in the LYSA office.
If you choose to pay by check, make it payable to LYSA and mail to:
200 Sonny Roy Lane
Lafayette, La. 70507
What does LYSA/CSC offer for soccer?
Recreational soccer plays two seasons per year and incorporates player ages 3 -17. Players register for each season individually
Fall Season: The fall season begins in mid September and runs through the beginning of November.
Spring Season: The spring season begins in mid February and ends in the beginning of April.
*Fall season is 8 weeks long, and Spring season is 6 weeks long
*LYSA/CSC offers a summer PL4Y session: The summer PL4Y session is a fun 4v4 format that allows players of all ages to get more touches on the ball, and it also helps players to dribble, and pass a little quicker. Session starts in June and ends in July. *Off July 4th week.
*LYSA/CSC offers soccer camps throughout the year *Contact the office for more information.
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 - 28 at Moore Park are open for practices. Fields 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 6A, 6B, 6C at Youngsville Sports Complex are open for practices. Foster Park Field 2 is available for practices. These fields are available on a first come, first serve basis. Teams can practice once or twice 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.
3. Soccer Ball: All players are encouraged to bring a size 3, 4, or 5 soccer ball depending on age, and a labeled water bottle. (4U - 8U size 3 ball / 9U - 12U size 4 ball / 13U up size 5 ball)
Do I need a uniform for my child?
Yes. The required LYSA/CSC nike 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 $35. Short (black or blue) and sock color is determined by coach/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 Sports Connect will be given a date for a coaches meeting. The coach will receive his/her roster on this date. The coaches are instructed to begin calling parents soon after. (Usually a week or two before the start of the season)
*Coaches are volunteer parents, friends, and family. Please consider coaching your child and creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Schedules are created after the rosters are formed. Schedules are usually posted to your account about 2 weeks before the start of your first game.
It Rained! What happens to my game?
All games not played on the scheduled date due to rain will be moved by LYSA/CSC staff to a new date and time. All Games will be made up if canceled due to rain. (Rainouts are not reschedule requests)
How will I know if the fields are closed for practice/games?
LYSA will notify all members through email, or the new rainouted out messaging system about park closures and game cancellations. All social media, as well as the lysasoccer.com website will be updated with the park status. The call on fields for Moore Park are made around 3pm. Youngsville Sports Complex will make the call on park closures for YSC.
Sign up for Rainedout HERE