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Welcome to the Brainerd Blast Soccer Club


About Lakes Area Youth Soccer Association (LAYSA)

The mission of LAYSA is to foster, promote and perpetuate the game of soccer for youth in the surrounding community of Brainerd/Baxter.   We offer both a tournament travel program and a community summer recreational program.  LAYSA is the name of our non-profit organization.  Our teams compete/play under the name Brainerd BLAST.

We are proud to serve our members from communities of Central Minnesota. 
Brainerd • Baxter • Pillager • Nisswa • Pequot Lakes • Crosslake • Crosby • Ironton • Deerwood • Little Falls




    Spring Tournament Opportunities

    Mark your calendars for the 12th Annual Indoor Icebreaker Tournament hosted by Brainerd Blast and the 5th Annual Outdoor Ground Hog Tournament hosted by Bemidji Youth Soccer.

    12th Annual IceBreaker Futsal Tournament
    Hosted by Brainerd BLAST
    Forestview Middle School, Baxter
    Saturday, April 18th, 2020

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
    Get registered by April 1, 2020

    5th Annual Groundhog Outdoor 6v6 Tournament
    Hosted by Bemidji Youth Soccer
    Bemidji State University
    April 24-26, 2020

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
    Get registered by April 24, 2020


    2018 U10 Boys @ Bemidji Groundhog Tourney


    2016 U15 Girls @ BLAST Icebreaker Tourney




    2020 SUMMER TRAVEL SOCCER SEASON

    Stay tuned for updates on our rescheduled Parent Meeting and Team Meetings to kick off our 2020 summer season!





    2020 SUMMER RECREATIONAL SOCCER

    Tuesdays & Thursdays June 2- 25, 2020

    Registration is Open!

    The Brainerd BLAST summer rec program is for 4 to 10 year old and is all about development and fun.  Sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Baxter Southdale Fields.  All sessions begin with interactive activities that improve individual soccer skills.  Each session will conclude wtih small-sided games.  The price includes a t-shirt that your child can keep.




    BECOME A REFEREE

    Complete your online training and join us at the Referee Clinic

    Saturday, March 28, 2020  TBD

    9:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Forestview Middle School

    Have you ever thought about becoming a referee? Interested in earning some extra cash? If you would like to consider becoming an official referee, here is your opportunity. Brainerd Blast will be hosting a referee clinic on Saturday, March 28th, 2020 (new date tbd) at Forestview from 9:30am-2:00pm. Lunch will be provided that day.




    SUMMER INTERNATIONAL SOCCER CAMP

    August 3-7, 2020
    Hosted by Brainerd BLAST
    Forestview Middle School, Baxter

    Tiny Tykes (Ages 3-5) 8:00 - 9:00 am
    Half Day Camp (Ages 6-18) 9:15 am - 12:15 pm




    OUR SPONSORS

    It is through the generosity and partnership of our sponsors that we are able to offer the best value for our members.   Even though we are a volunteer based, nonprofit organization, this would not be possible without them. 

    Thank you Sponsors!

    Thank you to Side Track Bar & Restaurant for allowing us to use their meeting space for our monthly board meetings.




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