City: 4th Grade

Season Dates

Fall 2023

The 2023 fall season starts on Saturday, September 9 and ends on Saturday, November 11. Sessions are held on the Saturdays around holidays, including Rosh Hashanah, Columbus Day, and Veterans Day. Please take a minute to read our holiday policy. It is not a problem if your daughter must miss a few sessions this season. The program is designed to be very flexible.

Spring 2024

The 2024 spring season starts on Saturday, April 6 and ends Saturday, June 8.  Sessions will be held during the Saturdays around NPS spring vacation and Memorial Day (April 13, April 20, and May 25).

Game Time & Location

The NGS Grade 4 City matches are held on Saturday afternoons. Game times and fields may change from season to season. In fall 2023, games are on Saturdays at 1:00 PM and 2:20 PM at Brown / Oak Hill Complex (Fields B1 & B2). Click on link for field map. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to kickoff. The weekly match schedule is posted in TeamSnap just before the season starts. Check the schedule each week for any changes.

  • Home team listed wears ORANGE jersey and supplies game ball.
  • Visiting team listed wears WHITE.

Practice Times & Location

Teams will practice once per week and may begin the week leading up to the season opener.  Practice time and location are determined after teams are announced and will depend on field and coach availability. After teams are announced, coaches will reach out to families to discuss practice.


Players are assigned to teams with parent coaches. Fall teams are announced in late August. Spring teams are announced in late March. NGS uses TeamSnap for communication and scheduling.

What to Expect

Game Format: Format is 7v7 with goal keepers. Games are 30-minute halves with a 5-minute half-time. Click here for Grade 3/4 Playing Guidelines.

Key reminder: Please do not coach, direct or shout instructions to the girls from the sidelines.

What to bring / wear:

  • Soccer ball (size 4)
  • Water bottle
  • Hand sanitizer
  • NGS Jersey
  • NGS Pinnie (provided by NGS)
  • Shin-guards
  • Cleats
  • Goalie Gloves

You can buy all the gear online at

NGS Safety Policy: NGS has a strict NO JEWELRY policy. This means no earrings, no taped earrings, bracelets, necklaces or rings. Players may not wear beads, barrettes or other hard/sharp items. Players may not participate with casts or splints of any kind. Remember to remove all jewelry at home so that it does not get lost on the field. Please do not ask for special permission and make it difficult for the coaches.

Weather Cancellations & Field Closures

For rainouts, check the NGS home page or fields page.  Field status is updated by 7am on Saturdays, but be sure to check just before your session time as conditions sometimes change.  You can also sign up for texts or tweets regarding field status by following @newtonfields.