This fall the Dallas County Area YMCA will offer its after-school program Monday to Friday, immediately following dismissal until 6 p.m. The daily fee is $4 per child, or $2 if the child qualifies for the free or reduced lunch program.

The program includes an afternoon snack; weekly club choices, such as drama, mathematics, sewing, robotics and coding; science experiments; crafts; games; guest speakers; and more. Register at the Dallas County Area YMCA. 

The YMCA’s noncompetitive fall soccer league is offered for children of all skill levels to build on their soccer knowledge, get active and have fun. The cost is $22 for members or $44 for nonmembers. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

Soccer is available for those ages 5 to 10 years old. The registration deadline is Aug. 17. Games begin Sept. 8. Each child receives a medal and a team jersey.

Fall biddy soccer is an instructional league for the youngest players who need a little help or who never have played before. YMCA instructors teach them soccer fundamentals, such as kicking, dribbling and passing, in a safe, fun environment. The cost is $22 for members or $44 for nonmembers.

Biddy soccer is for 3- and 4-year-olds. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. The registration deadline is Aug. 31, and games begin Sept. 11. Biddy soccer players will receive a medal and team jersey.

For more information, contact the Dallas County Area YMCA at (417) 345-1116, ext. 2904, or stop by 932 W. Main St., Buffalo.

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