The mission of Reston Youth Association is to enable children to benefit from participation in team sports and activities in a safe and structured environment. Through this active participation, RYA programs teach fundamental values, skills and knowledge that children will use throughout their lives
To encourage and increase youth participation in football, cheerleading and dance.
To ensure a safe and positive playing environment for all participants.
To instill life-long values of teamwork, dedication and a superior work ethic in the classroom and on the playing field.
RYA programs have no tryouts or cutting of rosters.
Everyone participates under mandatory rules of play.
Individual awards are given for academic excellence, as well on-field activities.
Safe Playing Environment
Players are matched by age and weight levels.
There are strict mandatory equipment requirements.
An enforced rule book incorporates time-tested rules.