Welcome to the Wakefield Soccer Association – Wakefield, MA

The Wakefield Soccer Association strives to provide a quality recreational, youth soccer experience for all of our members. We believe that good sportsmanship and a desire to coach, play, or watch soccer in a way that honors the game, are the cornerstones of that experience. In doing so, we aim to create a lifelong appreciation of the game by actively seeking to promote soccer to the youth of Wakefield.

Current Events and Info

Registration is open for the Fall 2021 programs.    Register Now

 

Summer Clinic Registration Now Open!  Register HERE

Session 1 – July 5th through July 8th
Session 2 – August 9th through August 12th
Session 3 – August 16th through August 19th

 

Recent News

May 19th, 2021

Updated Mask Protocol

Effective immediately (May 19, 2021):

  • Players 18 and younger are not required to wear a mask while playing.
  • Players do not need to wear a mask on the bench or in a team huddle while outdoors if proper social distance is maintained.
  • Coaches and referees do not need to wear a mask as long as they maintain 6 feet of distance. Referees 18 or younger do not need to wear a mask while officiating a game.
  • Those entering and exiting a facility do not need to wear masks as long as they maintain 6 feet of distance.

See the full update from Mass Youth Soccer here.

May 14th, 2021

Mid-Season Update

As we enter the second half of the season, we have some updates to share about the program this year and next.

Mask update:  As you know, we’ve been following Mass Youth Soccer’s guidance as relates to Covid precautions.  As of yesterdayMass Youth Soccer has updated its policy on masks for spectators.  Spectators may remove their masks once they reach their settle in their destination to watch games, provided they maintain six feet of distance from the next family unit.  They must still wear their mask while entering and leaving the facility or when social distancing is not possible.  We’ll be following these latest guidelines at our facilities, but with that said, please respect any guidelines that are in place for towns you may visit for away games.

Note: Players must continue to wear their masks during play and on the bench when they are not able to be 6 feet away from others.

Travel Evaluations for next season:  We will be running evaluations for next season’s travel placements for players entering grades 3 through 8 (G4, G6, and G8 age groups).  Boys evaluations will take place on May 25 and June 10.  Girls evaluations will take place on May 27 and June 8.  Specific times and locations will be shared soon, along with a link to register for next season.  Stay tuned, and in the meantime, save those dates!

Postseason:  Essex will be moving forward with a postseason tournament.  Teams that finish in the top 2 places in their division will qualify.  Games will be played during the week of June 13-20.  G4 teams will have the opportunity to participate in a jamboree if they wish which will take place on June 12.  More details to come.

Lastly, thank you all for your compliance with guidelines and support for your kids this season…thankfully it has been uneventful for the most part in terms of issues related to Covid.  It has also been relatively uneventful in terms of issues with spectators/coaches/referees etc.  As we enter the last few weeks of the season, games become more competitive, and the temperature rises both literally and figuratively; please continue to do your part to keep things calm and cool.

Tim Fitzgerald
President
WSA

April 14th, 2021

Details for Spring 2021 Intramural Programs

Things to Know for a great Sunday session

*** VERY IMPORTANT for every week  ***
Prior to leaving home, please go through the following 4 questions to ensure your athlete should be going to the session:

In the past 14 days, has your child:

1) experienced a fever of 100.4 or greater, cough, loss of smell or taste, shortness of breath, runny nose?
2) received a positive result from a COVID-19 test ?
3) been in contact with anyone with COVID-19 or symptoms ?
4) or someone in close contact traveled to a region with COVID-19 restrictions?

The expectation is that players have gone through these 4 questions at home and the response is “no” to each one.  By doing this the coaches will only be asking “How are you feeling today?” during check-in.  If players are not feeling well please do not bring them to the session.  
We will be following COVID guidelines by the State of MA and MA Youth Soccer Association. Some of the key guidelines would be:
  • Please arrive no earlier than 15/20 minutes prior to your scheduled time
  • Mask wearing is required for all
  • 6 feet of Social Distancing between family units is required

For more information please view our COVID-19 page HERE

Sunday Schedule

Your Team Assignment email confirms the program and time you are registered for.

  • 9:00 – 9:40 AM – Tots Program (Note this does not start until April 25)
  • 10:00 – 10:40 AM – Pre-K Program
  • 11:00 – 11:40 AM – Pre-K and Kindergarten Program
  • 12:00 – 12:40 PM – Kindergarten Program
  • 1:00 – 1:40 PM – Grade 1 Boys Academy
  • 2:00 – 2:40 PM – Grade 1 Girls Academy
  • 3:00 – 3:40 PM – Grade 2 Boys Academy
  • 4:00 – 4:40 PM – Grade 2 Girls Academy

Arrival

  • All Sunday sessions are held at Beasley Field:  Map
  • Upon arriving please head directly to your field and check-in with your coach.
  • Fields will be marked with a flag number that corresponds to your team name’s number. 
    • click on the image below to see the field set up enlarged
    • image of Beasley mini-field set up

Spectators

  • These guidelines are subject to change depending on state and/or town protocols
  • Spectators are not permitted on the turf field.  ONLY fields 2 and 3 will be permitted to have spectators on the turf.  This area will be outlined for those fields.
  • Spectators are not permitted to spectate on the running lanes of the track.
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March 2nd, 2021

Help Us Support Our Healthcare Heroes

Melrose Soccer and Wakefield Soccer have teamed up to show support and appreciation for our local frontline healthcare workers. Please join our efforts by supporting the Healthcare Heroes Fundraiser in collaboration with and to benefit the professionals and caregivers of MelroseWakefield Hospital.

Ways to show your support- 

1. Donate to the Melrose and Wakefield Soccer Healthcare Heroes Fund. Your gift will be used for essential equipment and to give back to the professionals and caregivers who are on the frontlines — they are the real heroes.

Donate HERE  

  Our goal is to reach $15,000 in donations and Melrose Youth Soccer will be matching the first donations made up to $5,000.

2. Your player can take a picture or create a short video showing their support while wearing their Melrose/Wakefield soccer uniform.

    Guidelines for submissions:

    • We encourage you to wear your Melrose or Wakefield soccer uniforms
    • Make a sign expressing your support for MelroseWakefield Hospital workers and take a picture or video. Be creative and have fun!
      Click HERE for some examples.

    • Send your photos, videos, or any questions to [email protected]

We will be combining all the submissions into one fun music video that will go to our healthcare workers, our soccer community, and will be posted publicly on social media.

***The deadline for donations and video or photo submissions is March 31st.  

Thank you in advance for your help in supporting our local Healthcare Heroes.

Let’s show them how much we appreciate their efforts!  

 Donate Now 

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