The YMCA offers a wide variety opportunities for kids to participate in sports. All YMCA Youth Sports follow the philosophy that every kid deserves the chance to play and have fun! YMCA Youth Sports are designed to teach specific skills of the sport, introduce the idea of teamwork, teaching sportsmanship, demonstrating positive values, getting parents involved and for everyone to experience the joy of playing!
STRIDER CLASS (18 month-4 year olds)
STRIDER Class | This class provides a solid foundation of balance and the ability to stride. A young child on a STRIDER is able to develop skills, go on adventures, and keep up on family outings.
Class is offered to 18 months-4 year olds on Saturdays and runs for 5 weeks: January 13th - February 10th from 9:30-10:30am (Nursery is open for younger siblings and Aquatic Center opens at 10:00am for open swim)
Cost: Members: $100.00 for class which includes new bike to take home, Non-Members: $110.00 for class which includes new bike to take home. (Bike is the “12 Classic” Strider. Other models can be chosen for additional $)
Members: $30.00 for class only, Non-members: $40.00 for class only - YMCA provides bike to use during class
This is a Family class so dad and/or mom are required to attend the class and participate.
(Participant is required to bring a helmet to wear for class)
Youth Triathlon (LazyKid)
Participants will have five weeks to complete the following distances. A record sheet will be given to you when you register to record the distances accomplished. Parents we have an adult version for you also!
Triathlon Distances: Swim – 1 Mile, Bike – 25 Miles and Run/Walk – 6.2 Miles
Registration: begins December 18th Triathlon starts January 8th and ends on February 11th.
Cost: $12 for YMCA members and $30 for non-members.
(Non-Member fee includes use of the YMCA and Aquatic Center for 5 weeks.)
If you wish to purchase cotton t-shirt it will be an additional $10.00 (2x-large $11.00) or to purchase a wicking t-shirt an additional $15.00 (2x-large $16.00)
Sign up at the YMCA Front Desk.
A drawing will be held from those who complete the triathlon and the winner of the drawing will be awarded a gift card. (A completed form must be turned in by Sunday, February 11th to qualify for drawing.)
Lil Tyke Sports Clinic (5-6 year olds)
This clinic will cover the basic skills of a different sport each Saturday. Sports covered will be basketball, track, hockey, soccer volleyball and baseball.
This clinic is offered to 5-6 year-old boys and girls and will be held on Saturdays, January 13th- February 17th from 2:00-3:00pm at the YMCA gym.
Cost for the program is $30.00/YMCA members and $40.00/non-members.
Deadline to register is Monday, January 8th.
Program is limited.
Basketball Fundamentals (3rd Graders)
This is a basketball specific fundamentals and conditioning program coached by Jessica Bogue. This program is designed to improve core strength, balance, reactive ability, and fundamental skills.
The Skills program will be offered to: 3rd graders on Mondays, January 8th - January 29th from 6:00-7:00pm.
The program will be held at YMCA gym.
Cost for the program is $20.00 for YMCA members and $30.00 for non-members.
Deadline to register is Wednesday, January 3rd. Program is limited.
Coming Summer 2018
British Soccer Camp
Open to 3 to 14 year olds from June 18th-22nd. Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country. Hundreds of Challenger coaches each year have helped the company develop one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US. Our experienced staff study the game at all levels and we have identified the key techniques and skills that your players need to work on and master to reach their true potential.
Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily World Cup tournament.
Go to www.challengersports.com for more information and to register for camp.
Each summer camp program includes a free ball, camp t-shirt, action poster, and a camp report, plus if you register 45 days or more before camp we will ship you a free British Soccer jersey (s&h applies). Registration is open now.