FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who Is South
Windsor Youth Soccer Club?
South Windsor Youth Soccer Club was established in
2005 as an alternate location to play for players in
South Windsor and surrounding areas. Our club
mission is "Fun, Fitness and Fair Play for All Skill
Levels". We are focused on giving all children
interested in playing soccer a place to play
regardless of their experience or skill level.
What is the cost to register my child / children?
Registration fees are $110.00 per child. Families
that register 3 or more children from the same
household will be entitled to a family discount.
What is included in the registration fee?
The $110.00 registration fee includes a soccer kit
including team jersey, matching shorts and soccer
socks, approximately 12 games (weather permitting),
a team photo, lunch on the Day of Champions as well
as a Champion / Participant medal at the end of the
season. Other small soccer related gifts may be
given out based on our sponsorship this season.
How can I pay for my registration?
SWYSC accepts cash and cheques. All Cheques can be
made payable to S.W.Y.S.C. and mailed to,
1505 Blairwood Crescent
Where are games played?
Games are played at Fogolar Furlan Club located at
1800 North Service Rd E, just west of Walker Rd and North of
the E.C. Row Expressway. Parking is available. Efforts will
be made to ensure games are scheduled on nights when
adequate parking is available.
When does the season start and end?
Every effort will be made to start the season in the first 2
weeks of May. The season will last no later than mid-August.
When are the Game Nights?
Game nights will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and
Note: SWYSC may need to change game nights based on
registration numbers at each age level
When are game times?
Weeknights: 6:00pm and 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:30am and 11:00am
How are games structured?
U5 & U6 Divisions: Games are played 6 on 6 with no
designated goal keeper on a micro sized field. Game time is
two 20 min halves with a 5 min break in between. Coaches
referee the games and work with the players on the field
during the game.
For U7 - U16 Divisions: Games are played 6 on 6 plus a goal
keeper on each side. Games are played on a Mini sized field.
Game time is two 25 minute halves with a 5 minute break in
between. Note: game times may be shortened due to
approaching weather or darkness. Referees are provided and
coaches are not permitted on the field during game time.
Do boys and Girls play together?
For U5, U6: Teams are Co-ed.
For U7 and up: Teams will be gender specific.
Where are Practices held and how often?
Each team's practice times, location, and frequency will be
set by SWYSC. SWYSC recommends to each coach a 1 hour
practice at least once per week (weather dependant).
What if a game or practice is cancelled due to bad
If a practice is cancelled due to bad weather, your coach
will reschedule the practice if necessary.
If a game is cancelled due to bad weather, efforts will be
made to make up the game. Unfortunately the season can not
go beyond mid August and therefore there is a possibility
that some games may not be rescheduled if soccer pitches are
Note: Bad weather is defined as lightning in the area, heavy
rain, or high winds. Games will be played in light rain
Now that I have registered, when will my coach contact
We expect to have team rosters to the coaches by the end of
April prior to commencement of the soccer season. You should
expect a call within days of the coaches receiving their
team rosters. If you have not received a call by May 1, 2010
please check our website for information. If the website
does not offer the necessary information, please contact
SWYSC @ 519-564-9285
Does registering with SWYSC allow me to use the Child
Fitness Tax Credit?
Yes, SWYSC will provide you with an official receipt that
can be used towards the $500 Child Fitness Tax Credit limit.
For more information on this tax credit visit: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/whtsnw/fitness-eng.html
Are you looking for Coaches?
Yes. With the growing number of children interested in
playing soccer, there is a higher demand for coaches. If
your or anyone you know is interested in coaching, please
contact us @ 519-564-9285 . Some benefits of coaching are:
you can select your child and two friends to be on the team
and you set practice times and locations. Coaches will be
required to obtain a police clearance which the fee will be
reimbursed by SWYSC. Community service hours will be given
to high school students looking to meet their 40 hour
Are you looking for volunteers other than coaches?
Yes. There are several ways in which you can help the club
by volunteering your time. Contact us at 519-564-9285 to
express your interest and to discuss possible roles you can
support. Community service hours will be given to high
school students looking to meet their 40 hour requirements.
Are you looking for team sponsorship?
Yes. Corporate sponsorship is key to us providing the lowest
possible fees to our players. If your company is willing to
sponsor a team in our club, please contact us at
519-564-9285 for more information.
Can I make special requests for which team my children
SWYSC does not guarantee any special requests will be
honoured. However, accommodations have been made for
extraordinary circumstances like twins, siblings within same
division, and extended families to ensure these players are
placed on the same team.
Do you charge late fees?
SWYSC does not have a policy for charging late fees. We do
however have a limited amount of spaces available. If you do
not register early, you may miss out. If your age group is
full you will be placed on a waiting list until a spot on
the team becomes available (If one becomes available)
Do you have picture days for individual player pictures?
SWYSC will contract a local sports team photography company
to come on site to take individual and team photos. It is
the responsibility of the photography company to organize
the picture day and to provide the pictures you have paid
for. SWYSC is not involved with the purchase agreement
between you and the photography company. We will make every
effort to provide you with the best and most reputable
photography company available.
Are there any programs for families that are financially
Yes, there are several organizations that will help families
in need pay for a portion of their registration costs. One
organization we have had success with is the Canadian Tire
Jump Start program. For more information, please visit: