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REMINDER ABOUT COVID-19 SYMPTOM MONITORING & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

As we get ready to begin practices this week, please remember to complete symptom monitoring an other safety protocols before and during every practice and game, per the KYSA Parent / Guardian Covid-10 Symptom Monitoring & Safety Protocols Agreement. For a review of symptom monitoring and safety protocols, see a copy of the agreement below.

Additional safety information is available on the Covid-19 Information link above.

Thanks for helping us safely return to soccer this spring!

 

KYSA Parent / Guardian Covid-19 Symptom Monitoring & Safety Protocols Agreement

 

Prior to bringing my player to each practice and game during the Spring 2021 Season, I will confirm that

 

  • they have not been exposed to someone confirmed to have Covid-19 in the past 14 days;

 

  • they do not have a temperature of 100.4 or higher;

 

  • they are not experiencing any of the following symptoms: a loss of taste or smell, a cough, chills, or muscle aches;

 

  • they have not been exposed to anyone in their home who is quarantining due to Covid-19 exposure, or who is exhibiting any of the following symptoms: a temperature of 100.4 or higher, a loss of taste or smell, a cough, chills, or muscle aches.

 

If I am not able to confirm any one of the above points prior to a practice or game, I will not bring my player to that practice or game. 

 

In addition, if my player becomes sick with Covid-19 or needs to quarantine due to Covid-19 exposure or for some other reason, I will contact their coach and KYSA so that the team and club may initiate quarantine measures if and as needed. 

 

If I am a coach or an assistant coach for my player’s team, I will also apply all of the above screening protocols to myself prior to attending each practice and game during the Spring 2021 Season.

 

I agree also to follow current / ongoing Covid-19 safety protocols (such as mask wearing for players, coaches, spectators, and referees—and social distancing while spectating) throughout the season, as applicable.** Note: We will be following Federal, State, and EPYSA Covid-19 safety protocols, which are subject to change. Any changes in Covid-19 safety protocols that emerge during the season will be communicated to coaches and to parents & guardians—and will be updated on our website and Facebook page.

 

**As noted by EPYSA, “Masks must be worn by coaches, spectators, referees, and players. The only scenario [in which] a mask can be removed by a player or referee is if the individual meets the exception to the [PA Department of Health] Face Mask Order. Section 3 of the Order provides an exception that allows an individual to remove their mask if wearing a face covering would either cause a medical condition, or exacerbate an existing one, including respiratory issues that impede breathing, a mental health condition or a disability. All alternatives should be exhausted before an individual is exempted. Proof of a condition or disability is not required. The Department of Health asks that everyone makes best efforts to wear face coverings during athletic activities.”  https://www.epysa.org/covid-19-faqs/

 

Parents / Guardians requiring an exemption from the PA Face Mask Order for their player should sign this agreement and contact Tom Hamill at president@kingstonlightning.org regarding the exemption. 

Spring 2021 Registration Is Now Closed!

Spring 2021 registration is now closed.  We are taking registrations based on availability on teams.  If you still need to register please contact the Registrar at registrar@kingstonlightning.org to see if there is a spot available.


Thank you for visiting the home of Kingston Lightning youth soccer!

Welcome to Kingston Lightning Soccer. Those of you who have been with us in past seasons know how we operate and to new parents and children, we want to thank you for joining our club and we hope it is an enjoyable season for everyone. KYSA is a club which is run by parent volunteers and sponsored by local companies who want to give children the opportunity to play recreational soccer in Kingston.


Kingston Lightning U16 County Cup Champions 2016


Kingston Lightning sportsmanship on display in U8


Kingston Lightning v. South Wilkes-Barre in the 2016 Kohls Cup


Kingston Youth Soccer Facebook

This is the link to our Facebook page. Please follow the link and request to become a member. In your account settings select Kingston Soccer for status updates. This will give you automatic updates every time we update the Facebook page.

KYSA Board Meetings

KYSA holds their Recreation Board meeting on the third Thursday of every month at 7pm. The meetings are held at the Kingston Recreational Center located at 655 3rd Avenue in Kingston, Pennsylvania. The meetings are open to any individual who's child participates or volunteers in the association. Our monthly meetings provide you with an opportunity to provide recommendations or feedback to improve our Club.  Our Board Meeting Minutes are able to be viewed on our website at the links above.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Frequently Asked Questions about Rec League

1. When does the rec season start?

SPRING SEASON-U4 thru U18 starts in Mid April and ends at the end of June.

FALL SEASON-U6 and U8 starts in Mid August and ends at the end of October.

U9 and Up start in the begining of August and ends in the begining of November.

2. When and where do rec games occurr?

         SPRING SEASON- Locations vary and will be be reflected on game schedules.

FALL SEASON-U6 and U8 are on Sunday afternoons at Hamilton Park.

U9 and Up are on Saturday mornings and afternoons. The location of the game depends on the team you are playing and if it is home or away.  Home games for U9 and U10 are played at 3rd Avenue Field.  U11 and Up Home games are played at the Church Street Park.

3. Where and when do rec practices occur?

             SPRING & FALL SEASONS:

             ALL PRACTICE TIMES VARY AND LOCATIONS CAN CHANGE.

U6 once (depending on coach), a week at Hamilton Park.

U8 once (depending on coach), a week at Hamiliton Park.

U9/U10 once or twice a week, (depending on coach), at 3rd Avenue Field.

U11 and up once or twice a week,(depending on coach), at Church Street Park.