Sports & Recreation

 

For many youths the Y is a starting point. Where they learn about becoming and staying active. Where they develop healthy habits and skills that they can utilize throughout their lifetime. It is so much more than just the physical activity and health; it’s about gaining confidence, building relationship and becoming a great teammate. Participating in Y sports and programs is about building the child from the inside out.

Click here for the Fall 2021 & Winter 2022 Youth Sports Guide

 

Click here for the 39th Annual Interstate Girls Basketball registration form 

 

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*Following the start date if the program/season is cancelled due to COVID-19, no refunds will be provided. 

CREED FOR YMCA YOUTH

 I pledge to play to the best of my abilities; win with dignity and lose without guilt.
 I pledge to respect my coaches and teammates, to be responsible for my actions, and to be caring and honest to all I come in contact with.
 I pledge to build character in myself and keep striving to improve in spirit, mind, and body.

  • I pledge to play to the best of my abilities
  • I pledge to be a good sport win or lose
  • I pledge to respect my coaches, officials and other players
  • I will be responsible for my actions
  • I will be a caring and honest teammate
  • I pledge to build character in myself by improving in spirit, mind and body
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Program 
Session Dates 
Description 
Girls Interstate Basketball Tournament
Dec. 3 & Dec. 4, 2021
Annual girls basketball tournament for grades 3rd – 9th.
 
 
Boys & Girls Interstate Basketball Tournament 
 
Mar. 25 & Mar. 26, 2022
Annual basketball tournament for boys 3rd – 9th grade and girls 6th – 9th grade
 
Family Archery 
Mar. 12 – Apr. 9, 2022
This program provides an opportunity for parent and youth participant to learn the sport of archery together. Skills to be taught include the basics of shooting form and proper stance, developing and improving mental focus, patience, balance and hand-eye coordination. (20 person limit per session)
 
Beginner and Advanced  Archery
 
(Grades 3rd-6th) 
Sept. 21 – Oct. 19, 2021 Apr. 26 – May 17, 2022
The co-ed archery program is designed for the beginner and intermediate archer, in grades 3rd – 6th. During the session participants will learn shooting form and proper stance, while developing and improving mental focus, patience, balance and hand- eye coordination.
 
Boys Basketball 
(Grades 1st-6th) 
Jan. 15 – Mar. 26 2022
A league where fundamentals are taught by community coaches to develop skills such as dribbling, shooting, passing and defense. Participants will also learn the importance of character development, teamwork and positive competition.
 
Co-Ed Floor Hockey with the Wings 
(Grades 1st-4th)
Sept. 28 – Nov. 16, 2021
Participants will be taught by the best! The Aberdeen Wings Hockey Teams will teach participants the basics of hockey, such as safe use of hockey equipment, positions and roles of players, character development, and skill development. Aberdeen Wings hockey players will assist with the program and be willing to take pictures and do autographs with participants.
 
Co-Ed Flag Football 
(Grades 1st-5th) 
Aug. – Sept., 2022
This league’s focus is on safety, fundamentals, skill development, and character development. With some help of coaches in the community, participants will incorporate learned skills into game situations. All grades have scheduled practices and play games.
 
Co-Ed Tackle Football
(Grade 6th)
Aug. – Sept., 2022
This league’s focus is on safety, fundamentals, skill development, and character development with the addition of full pads and helmets for tackle. With some help of coaches in the community, participants will incorporate learned skills into game situations. All grades have scheduled practices and play games.
 
Girls Basketball
(Grades 1st-6th) 
Oct. 9 – Nov 20, 2021
A league where fundamentals are taught by community coaches to develop skills such as dribbling, shooting, passing and defense. Participants will also learn the importance of character development, teamwork and positive competition.
 
Girls Volleyball
(Grades 3rd-6th)
Jan. 15 – Feb. 26, 2022 
This program offers instruction and practice in an environment that emphasizes character development, teamwork and sportsmanship. Players will expand volleyball fundamentals into game like situations. Season ends with a tournament.
 
Kindergarten Basketball 
Nov. 1 – Nov. 23, 2021 
YMCA Kindergarten Basketball is an introductory program designed for boys and girls. There are no teams, and no winners or losers. No previous basketball experience needed! The focus throughout this program is on drills, skills, and lots of fun! The season is 4 weeks, one time per week. Limit of 40 kids per session.
 
Youth Racquetball League
(Grades 5th-7th) 
Oct. 28 – Nov. 18, 2021 
Learn the fundamentals of racquetball, improve your skills and compete in league play. This is a four week league that meets once per week for an hour.
 
Swim Lessons 
(All Ages)
Year Round 
Click here for information 
 
Y.E.S. CrossFit Kids 
(Grades 1st-6th) 
Year Round 
CrossFit Kids teaches proper form and mechanics in functional and athletic movements in classes that are different every day. It is the goal of the program to make fitness fun and accessible for all. Each child is instructed at his or her level, allowing each participant to experience challenges and rewards with every class. The focus is on: Strength, Balance, Coordination, Flexibility, Stamina, Speed, Agility, Power, Endurance and Accuracy.