Arsenal Soccer Tryouts

Birth year 2011-2007 starts Tuesday, May 28 at 6:00 p.m.
Birth year 2006-2001 starts Tuesday, June 4 at 6:00 p.m.

All tryouts are free and will be held at Grizzard Park.  For more information, please contact our Director of Coaching, Lucas Levesque at 207-841-0305 or via email at




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Arsenal Soccer strives to provide all it’s participants a safe and enjoyable program that helps them develop into caring, honest, respectful and responsible youth and young adults as well as soccer players. Arsenal’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through a program that builds healthy spirits, minds and bodies for all. YMCA Arsenal Rome Soccer Club offers the following programs.

  • Lil’ Gunners Pre-K (U4): At the park: Two Spring/Fall Sessions, Registering NOW! At local preschools: Please see the administrators of your school to see if we are currently offering the program and if so you can register today!
  • Arsenal School PE Classes throughout the school year.
  • Arsenal Outreach during the calendar year. If you are involved with a non-profit that works with kids and would like to have us come and play soccer please reach out to Chase Watterson, 706.506.3562. We often go and coach/play at events, group homes, youth facilities and more. It is part of the YMCA and Arsenal Christian mission to spread the game as far and wide as possible.
  • Arsenal Recreational (U6-U15):  Spring/Fall Seasons of Arsenal Recreational Soccer League, the biggest and best league in NW GA is back! This league is for all players of all abilities. The leagues focus is on learning the fundamentals of the games, growing and learning and having fun!! Licensed coaches, gender and age specific leagues, jersey, season ending party and award all included! Regular registration begins in February/August.   Contact Arsenal Rec Director Chase Watterson (706.506.3562) for more info. 
  • Arsenal Summer Camps: Arsenal Half-Day Soccer Summer Camps will have two options this summer!   Register on home page or at the YMCA front desk.
  • Arsenal Academy (U9-U12; 2010-2006 Birthyears)  . Please contact Lucas Levesque at 207.841.0305 if you’d like more information, or if you’re interested in joining one of our Academy Teams.
  • Arsenal Select (U13-U19; 2005-2000 Birthyears) Please contact Lucas Levesque at 207.841.0305 if you’d like more information, or if you’re interested in joining one of our Select Teams.
  • Arsenal Team Camp
  • Arsenal Adult League plays Wednesday evenings and open pick-up is Monday evening. Please feel free to come to the park and talk about joining the league or just jump into the pickup games! Contact Herrick Kroeger (706.676.5755) for more info.

Wondering about what options there are for your player? Here’s a snapshot/overview of Arsenal’s programs:

Please contact any of our staff for more information about our various programs and what might be most beneficial for you, your family and your player.


Arsenal Staff



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