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  • The Sanford Springvale Midget Football league had its inception in a Sanford Park Department "Flag Football" program in the autumn of 1964
  • Legally became the Sanford Springvale Athletic League, Inc. in 1966
  • 1st year of tackle football for the midget football league was 1966
  • Boys' Midget basketball league was established in 1968
  • Girls' Midget basketball league was established in 1969
  • Founded Sanford Springvale Youth Athletic Association in 1969
  • Midget baseball league made its debut during the summer of 1969 and ended in 1999
  • The football Cheerleaders were formally organized in 1969
  • The Springvale town hall became the home of the SSYA in April, 1973
  • Veteran's Park was dedicated on April 27, 1991
  • Incorporated as a (501) (c) (3) non-profit organization in January of 1992
  • Girls Field Hockey was introduced to the town in the fall of 1994
  • Wrestling was established in 2000 and ended in 2010
  • Moved out of the SSYAA center and into the Nasson Community Center in 2004
  • Girls' Lacrosse made its debut in the spring of 2009
  • Boy's Lacrosse made its debut in the spring of 2011
  • SSYAA Received a donation by Board Member Shaun Buswell's Employer Alliance Funding group so we can purchase our own concession stand to be placed on Cobb July 2019
  • SSYAA President Nickie Buswell completed the process for permits for Concession Stand July 2019
  • August 30th 2019 SSYAA Concession stand was built on Cobb Stadium field