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Fall Soccer Fun Skill Sessions

posted Sep 7, 2020, 9:06 AM by Evelyn Somers

For those eager for more soccer training this fall, WYS is offering professionally-led skill sessions to players in all grades. Registration is required and the cost for the 6-week program is $75. 

All sessions will be coached by Miles Alden-Dunn and professional coaches from Proformance Soccer. Players will work on skill building through exciting, fun, and competitive soccer activities. 

All activities and safety protocols will follow the state-mandated guidelines currently in place. Detailed COVID safety guidelines will be distributed to registered participants before the first session. 

Cost: $75.00 for 6 sessions: 1 session per week for 6 weeks:  No proration available.

Sessions are limited - Register ASAP as some grades fill up fast!

Thursdays (9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22) Martha Jones Fields 
4:00 - 5:00 pm        Kindergarten (limit of 12)
5:20 - 6:20 pm        1st and 2nd Grades (limit of 15)

Sundays (9/20, 9/27, 10/4, (skipping Columbus Day wknd), 10/18, 10/25, 11/1) Downey School Fields 
8:40 - 9:40 am        3rd and 4th Grades (limit of 20)
10:05 - 11:05 am    5th through 8th Grades (limit of 20)

All sessions will be split up into two separate groups by gender. This is meant to be a drop-off activity with no (or very limited) spectators. 

Click Here to register for the WYS Fall Soccer Skills Session through our normal registration system. Register based on your child’s school grade this fall. 

Fall 2020 Registration Closed

posted Jul 9, 2020, 2:45 PM by Evelyn Somers   [ updated Oct 2, 2020, 8:01 AM ]

We are very excited to be playing soccer this fall! As we all know, the current prevalence of COVID-19 necessitates that we change our approach to the game and each other.

We are following the advice and directives of our local, state, and federal officials, as well as guidance from health and medical authorities to help provide a safer return to play, as soccer is considered a contact sport. The safety of our entire community is paramount.

Massachusetts’ Governor Charlie Baker issued a phased set of guidelines to reopen the Commonwealth, and as of today we are in Phase 3, Step 1 and classified as a Moderate Risk sport. This means that soccer games can be played, but there are modifications on and off of the playing field that need to be strictly followed.

To provide some information on what these requirements look like, here is a link to the Mass Youth Soccer Return to Play guidelines now in force. Please review the Parent and Player sections found on Pages 9 and 10, in the linked document: You will also be asked to click through to these guidelines and initial receipt during the waiver part of our registration process.


All players, coaches, referees, and spectators will be required to adhere to any revised published guidelines and protocols which will be made available closer to the start of the season. Each team is required to have an assistant coach who acts as a COVID-19 Safety Coordinator while on the field. 

Additionally, the session times and game/practice formats that we have used in the past were adjusted to accommodate all required social distancing parameters. We ask that you remain flexible and adapt!

Field Status

posted Apr 7, 2016, 7:54 AM by Evelyn Somers   [ updated May 5, 2016, 7:02 AM ]

The process for checking on Weekday Field Status is to click the appropriate link in our Field Information box on the left navigation. The Westwood Recreation Department makes all of those determinations. You must scroll down on their page to see the individual fields listed and their current status.

The process for checking on Weekend Field Status is to click the appropriate link in our Field Information box on the left navigation. WYS has a process for making these determinations on game day mornings and the status will be listed usually by 7:30am.

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