Frequently Answered Questions

When will registration open? Registration for returning players opens in March 1 and registration begins on April 1 for new players.

Where can I register?

Is any of the helmet, shoulder pads, uniforms and other equipment included in the registration cost, or is that purchased separately? Helmet, shoulder pads, Game and practice jersey, and pants are included.  Families have the option to purchase their own equipment as well.

How much does it cost? Registration fees for the 2021 season are $575 for the first child in a family, $450 for the second child, and $350 for the third. 

Financial aid is available; download the Financial Assistance Application from the Documents page on the menu bar.

When is the season? WYF offers a Skills Clinic in collaboration with the Wellesley High School Football team in early August, and practices begin the following week and run 4 days per week, Monday thru Thursday in the evening between 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  These practices are at Hunnewell Multi-Purpose Field - Rt 16 between tennis courts & Reidy Field/Whole Foods. 

The first game will likely be played on Saturday or Sunday of the weekend of September.  Games are held at the Wellesley High School Stadium Field - 50 Rice Street.

When are practices? Beginning in early August practices are held Monday thru Thursday in the evening between 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  These practices are at Hunnewell Multi-Purpose Field - Rt 16 between tennis courts & Reidy Field/Whole Foods. 

What is the attendance policy? – For safety reasons, there are strict rules around attendance and qualification for game action.


  • Each player must have 3 conditioning practices before putting on pads.
  • Each player is allowed 4 unexcused absences. (one week)
  • If they miss 5-6 practices, they will play limited in the first game.
  • If they miss 7+ practices, they will not play in the first game.

Regular Season

  • If players miss 1 practice (unexcused) they will play limited in that week’s game.
  • If they miss 2 practices, they will miss that week’s game.

* Excused absences include school events, religious education, family illness or wake/funeral.

When is the last day for registration? Register closes June 30, 2021.

I want to help make it affordable. Can my business (or I) sponsor a child? Yes! We are grateful for those people who step forward to help. You can do so anonymously or can be listed as a league sponsor as a recognition of your generosity. There is a form to download in the "forms" link, and it can be sent to the league President.

What are the current guidance/protocols the league uses relative to concussion and safety? WYF falls in the Baystate League and American Youth Football

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