City: 7th/8th/9th Grades

Season Dates

The 10-week spring season starts on Saturday, April 4 and ends June 13, 2020.  Sessions are scheduled for both Saturdays of the Newton Public School spring vacation week (April 18 & 25). We will not meet on Saturday, May 23 (Memorial Day weekend).

Game Time & Location

The NGS Grade 7/8/9 City in-town matches are held on Saturdays at 4:00 PM at Weeks Field K. Additional away games may be played against the Brookline Town Soccer 7/8/9 team on Saturdays at 12:00 PM at Brookline HS.

The weekly match schedule and field assignments are posted below and in your Postive Coaching Account (TPCA). Please arrive 15 minutes prior to kickoff. Check the schedule each week for any schedule changes.

Practice Times & Location

Teams will practice once per week.  Practice time and location are determined after teams are announced and will depend on field and coach availability. You may indicate your availablity when you register. After teams are announced, coaches will reach out to families to dicuss practice.


Players are assigned to teams with parent coaches. To find out your player’s assignment and view the team’s roster please visit to access your Positive Coaching Account (TPCA). Fall teams are announced in late August. Spring teams are announced in late March.

What to Expect

Game Format: Format is 11v11 with goal keepers. Games are 35-minute halves with a 5-minute half-time. Click here for City 7/8/9 Guidelines.

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

What to bring/wear: Players should bring a size 5 soccer ball, water, and appropriate soccer attire (NGS Jersey, shin-guards and cleats).  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.

Spring 2020 Grade 7/8/9 Match Schedule

COMING SOON! The spring 2020 match schedule will be posted in late March. Home games will be played at 4:00 PM at Weeks Field.

  • Home team listed wears ORANGE jersey, supplies game ball, and sets up field.
  • Visiting team listed wears WHITE.
  • Several games will be played against Brookline on Saturdays at 12:00 PM. Check TPCA for updates throughout the season.