The Y is the starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits they’ll carry with them throughout their lives. And the benefits are far greater than just physical health. Whether it’s building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork or making new friends during the season, participating in sports at the Y is about building the whole child, from the inside out.
Youth Basketball Leagues
YMCA youth basketball leagues teach the YMCA core values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty during each practice and game. During the ten week session, participants are placed on teams that practice during the week and have games held on the weekends. Youth basketball leagues are divided into ages groups that range from 6 years old to 12 years old and run in two session during the year. Once in the fall and once during the winter.
Youth Volleyball Leagues
Youth volleyball leagues introduce particiapants to the game of volleyball, while enstilling the YMCA core values. Volleyball leagues are open to children ages 8 to 13 and offer a non-competitive enviroment for players to learn the game as well as develop the fundamental skills needed to play.
Kinderhoops introduces children ages 4 and 5 to the game of basketball. This six week instructional program teaches participants the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, rebounding, defense and shooting, during the fun filled Saturday sessions.