Canton Youth Soccer Association (CYSA) provides over 800 boys & girls between the ages of 5 through 14 an opportunity to play organized soccer every spring and fall in the town of Canton.

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Boys & Girls 2nd Grade Soccer (U8)

2022 Fall Season

Time:  1:15-2:30
Dates:  8 sessions starting September 10
Location:  Galvin Middle School
Notes:  In addition to the Saturday sessions all 2nd graders are encouraged to attend a free weekly skills clinic on Monday afternoons at Galvin starting Monday September 12.

Second grade (U8) sessions are typically held on Saturdays for 75 minutes.  Each session is comprised of 45 minutes of  coach led activities followed by 30 minutes of small sided (5v5 and 6v6) scrimmages.  Teams are randomly created.  There are seperate teams for boys and girls.  One to two professional coaches  conduct each session and provide structured session plans appropriate for the age group.  The professional coaches instruct all the players on each activity and are available to all the volunteer coaches to assist in running the activities.  Uniforms/t-shirts are included in the program fee and distributed at the first session.


  • Soccer ball (size 3), shin guards and water are required for each session
  • Appropriate footwear: sneakers or soccer cleats
  • Parents must remain at the field at all times
  • Must be a Canton resident