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Parent Info
Step 1: Create a new Parent Account, or Sign In

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Child Info

Step 2: Add a New Child to Your Account, or Choose an Existing One

  • After creating your parent account, the next step is to create your child's account.
  • You may add multiple children to your account, but each child must be added individually.
  • Once your child has been added, or you have selected your child from your account, select from available registration types then proceed!

Register

Step 3: Registration Details

  • Registration Details provide pricing information, discount code entry, and form field collection.

Step 4: Accept Waivers and Submit Your Registration

  • Read through the waivers, then accept them by checking the box in the upper left-hand corner. You will only be able to register your child if you accept the waivers!

Payment

Step 5: Review Your Invoice and Pay for Your Program

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  • Next, enter your payment details.

Confirmation

Step 6: Review Your Child's Registration

  • All done - the next page is a summary of your registration!
Maybe. When your child is in a younger grade (below 4th) we try to place him/her with a requested friend. It is not always possible. Our belief is that children should play because they enjoy, or want to learn, the sport and meet new friends. We feel that this is important to their development. Special requests MUST be made prior to team make-up. After teams go out, we will not be able to accommodate your request or change your child’s team. Requests can be made during the registration process.
No. Our programs are a proven success over many years. Please ask your child his/her preferences prior to joining. You can also always come watch a program prior to joining.
Click the “Coaches Page” tab on our website menu. This will direct you to the links in which there are coaching opportunities. For the safety of our young people, a new coach application will include a necessary background check.
This information can always be found on our home page. Under Announcements, click the Gameday Hotline to learn if games have been cancelled or if schedules have changed due to weather.
  • Please provide written notice requesting a refund via email to drew@yyaa.org. If written notice is received by us:
    • 15 days or more before the scheduled start of the relevant season: 100% refund (less $50.00 admin fee)
    • within 14 days of the scheduled start of the relevant season or session: 50% refund (less $50.00 admin fee)
    • on or after the scheduled start date of the relevant season: No Refund.
    It is in our sole discretion to deny a refund if a player is removed from a team or program due to a violation of our rules and codes of conduct. Refunds are processed approximately 30 days after the start date of the program for which the refund is requested.
Our team sports (baseball, basketball, and flag football), will not accept registrations after week 3. In all other programs, new registrants are accepted up to week 5 if space is available.
Yes.  If you are in need of financial assistance, please click the link below.  You can return this form, with all required documentation, to lisa@yyaa.org. YORKVILLE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FORM

In order to register your child, parents/guardians must agree to the following waivers:

Acknowledgement of Release Agreement: By registering their child, a parent or guardian confirms they approve for him/her to participate in any and all activities of the Yorkville Youth Athletic Association and agrees to abide by all rules and regulations of the institution, assume all risks and hazards incidental to such participation in these activities, and does hereby waive, release, absolve, indemnify, and agree to hold harmless the Yorkville Youth Athletic Association and its staff, the Board of Directors of The Yorkville Youth Athletic Association, officers, directors, organizers, sponsors, supervisors, participants, trainers, independent contractors, agents, representatives, all persons transporting my child/dependent to and from activities, the City of New York, New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation, and their respective officials, from any claims, loss, liability, expense or damage arising out of an injury to the child/participant, whether the result of negligence or for any other cause, except to the extent and in the amount covered by accident or liability insurance. This release applies to both future and present injuries, damages or loss and is binding on the Player and the Players heirs, executors and administrators.

Acknowledgement of Refund Policy:

**REC PROGRAMS (not travel teams):

Please provide written notice requesting a refund via email to drew@yyaa.org. If written notice is received by us:

1. 15 days or more before the scheduled start of the relevant season: 100% refund (less $50.00 admin fee)

2. within 14 days of the scheduled start of the relevant season or session: 50% refund (less $50.00 admin fee)

3. on or after the scheduled start date of the relevant season: No Refund.

It is in our sole discretion to deny a refund if a player is removed from a team or program due to a violation of our rules and codes of conduct.

Refunds are processed approximately 30 days after the start date of the program for which the refund is requested.

**TRAVEL TEAMS

Once a player accepts an invitation to play on one of our travel teams, no refund shall be granted as the fees and expense commitments are based on the final number of players on the roster.

Acknowledgement of Photo/Video Policy:

I understand that my child may be photographed and/or videotaped during participation in YYAA and hereby grant YYAA permission to use the Players likeness in photographs and/or video in any and all of its publications and in any and all other media.

Acknowledgement of Concussion Awareness Policy:

Concussions can occur in any sport or recreation activity. All coaches, parents, and athletes need to learn concussion signs and symptoms and what to do if a concussion occurs.

All of YYAA’s professional coaches have been made aware of how to properly identify a concussion in children. We care about the kids in our care. Coaches are able to recognize concussion signs and symptoms and learn how to respond, and focus on prevention and preparedness to help keep athletes safe season-to-season.

What is a Concussion?

  • A concussion is a brain injury.
  • Most concussions occur without loss of consciousness.
  • Recognition and proper response to concussions when they first occur can help prevent further injury or even death.

Recognizing a Concussion

To help recognize a concussion, you should watch for the following two things among your athletes:

  • A forceful bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body that results in rapid movement of the head.

AND

  • Any change in the athlete’s behavior, thinking, or physical functioning.

Athletes who experience any of the signs and symptoms listed below after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body should be kept out of play the day of the injury and until a health care professional, experienced in evaluating for concussion, says they are symptom-free and it’s OK to return to play.

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  • The New York State Not-for-Profit Corporation Law requires certain non-profit corporations to adopt policies on internal reporting mechanisms.  The Yorkville Youth Athletic Association, Inc. (the “Corporation”) has adopted this Whistle-Blower/Code of Conduct Policy to satisfy New York State requirements. Whistle-Blower/Code of Conduct Policy In keeping with the policy of maintaining the highest standards of conduct and ethics, the Corporation will investigate any (a) suspected fraudulent or dishonest use or misuse of the Corporation’s resources or property; or (b) suspected violation of corporate policy by staff, board members, consultants or volunteers. The Corporation is committed to maintaining the highest standards of conduct and ethical behavior and promotes a working environment that values respect, fairness and integrity.  All staff, board members and volunteers shall act with honesty, integrity and openness, and shall comply with all corporate policies, in all their dealings as representatives for the organization.  Failure to follow these standards will result in disciplinary action including possible termination of employment, dismissal from one’s board or volunteer duties and possible civil or criminal prosecution if warranted. This policy shall be distributed to all directors, officers, employees and volunteers who provide substantial services to the Corporation. Distribution for these purposes may include posting the policy on the Corporation’s website or at the Corporation’s office in a conspicuous location accessible to employees and volunteers. Staff, board members, consultants and volunteers are encouraged to report suspected fraudulent or dishonest conduct (i.e. to act as “whistle-blower”), pursuant to the procedures set forth below. Reporting The Corporation has designated [the President] to act as administrator of this policy. Such individual shall report any actions taken pursuant to this policy to the Board of Directors; provided that directors who are employees may not participate in any deliberations or voting relating to the administration of this policy. A person’s concerns about possible fraudulent or dishonest use or misuse of resources or property or violation of corporate policies should be reported to his or her supervisor or, if suspected by a volunteer, to the staff member supporting the volunteer’s work.  If for any reason a person finds it difficult to report his or her concerns to a supervisor or staff member supporting the volunteer’s work, the person may report the concerns directly to [the President].  Alternately, to facilitate reporting of suspected violations where the reporter wishes to remain anonymous, a written statement may be submitted anonymously to one of the individuals listed above. Definitions Baseless Allegations:  Allegations made with reckless disregard for their truth or falsity.  People making such allegations may be subject to disciplinary action by the Corporation, and/or legal claims by individuals accused of such conduct. Fraudulent or Dishonest Conduct:  A deliberate act or failure to act with the intention of obtaining an unauthorized benefit.  Examples of such conduct include, but are not limited to:
    • forgery or alteration of documents;
    • unauthorized alteration or manipulation of computer files;
    • fraudulent financial reporting;
    • pursuit of a benefit or advantage in violation of the Corporation’s Conflict of Interest Policy;
    • misappropriation or misuse of the Corporation’s resources, such as funds, supplies, or other assets;
    • authorizing or receiving compensation for goods not received or services not performed; and
    • authorizing or receiving compensation for hours not worked
    Whistle-Blower:  An employee, consultant or volunteer who, in good faith, informs a supervisor or the President about an activity relating to the Corporation which that person believes to be fraudulent, dishonest or in violation of corporate policy. Rights and Responsibilities Supervisors Supervisors are required to report suspected fraudulent or dishonest conduct or violations of corporate policy to [the President]. Reasonable care should be taken in dealing with suspected misconduct to avoid:
    • baseless allegations;
    • premature notice to persons suspected of misconduct and/or disclosure of suspected misconduct to others not involved with the investigation; and
    • violations of a person’s rights under law
    Due to the important yet sensitive nature of the suspected violations, effective professional follow-up is critical.  Supervisors, while appropriately concerned about “getting to the bottom” of such issues, should not in any circumstances perform any investigative or other follow up steps on their own.  Accordingly, a supervisor who becomes aware of suspected misconduct:
    • should not contact the person suspected to further investigate the matter or demand restitution; and
    • should not discuss the case with attorneys, the media or anyone other than the President.
    Investigation All relevant matters, including suspected but unproved matters, will be reviewed and analyzed, with documentation of the receipt, retention, investigation and treatment of the complaint.  Appropriate corrective action will be taken, if necessary, and findings will be communicated back to the reporting person and his or her supervisor.  Investigations may warrant investigation by an independent person such as auditors and/or attorneys. An individual subject to a complaint under this policy shall not be present at or participate in any deliberations or vote on any matter relating to such complaint.  However, the Board of Directors may request that the individual present information or answer questions prior to deliberations or vote on the matter. Whistle-Blower Protection The Corporation will protect whistle-blowers as defined below.
    • The Corporation will use its best efforts to protect whistle-blowers against intimidation, harassment, discrimination, or other retaliation. In the case of whistle-blowers who are employees, the Corporation will use its best efforts to protect such persons from adverse employment consequences in connection with whistle-blowing complaints.  Whistle-blowing complaints will be handled with sensitivity, discretion and confidentiality to the extent allowed by the circumstances and the law.  Generally this means that whistle-blower complaints will only be shared with those who have a need to know so that the Corporation can conduct an effective investigation, determine what action to take based on the results of any such investigation, and in appropriate cases, with law enforcement personnel.  (Should disciplinary or legal action be taken against a person or persons as a result of a whistle-blower complaint, such persons may also have right to know the identity of the whistle-blower.)
    • Employees, consultants and volunteers of the Corporation may not retaliate against a whistle-blower for informing management about an activity which that person believes to be fraudulent or dishonest with the intent or effect of adversely affecting the terms or conditions of the whistle-blower’s employment, including but not limited to, threats of physical harm, loss of job, punitive work assignments, or impact on salary or fees. Whistle-blowers who believe that they have been retaliated against may file a written complaint with [the President]. Any complaint of retaliation will be promptly investigated and appropriate corrective measures taken if allegations of retaliation are substantiated. This protection from retaliation is not intended to prohibit supervisors from taking action, including disciplinary action, in the usual scope of their duties and based on valid performance-related factors.
    • Whistle-blowers must be cautious to avoid baseless allegations (as described earlier in the definitions section of this policy).

                                       The Yorkville Youth Athletic Association is a 501c3 organization; EIN #13-3837475.