Fall Youth Sports
Please refer to the Programs page for the current Program Guide of programs and classes available for registration.
The YMCA Flag Football program uses volunteer coaches to develop skills through modified, age-appropriate game activities. Teams will be formed based on school and order of sign-up. Requests may be honored on a space available basis. Flag football roster sizes will be capped at (10-12) players per team to encourage more playing time for each child.
Kindergarten (Co-ed): This program uses volunteer coaches to develop skills through modified, age-appropriate games.
Grade 1/Grade 2 (Co-ed): This 5 on 5 league uses real game play to teach football rules, strategies and skills. This program uses volunteer coaches to develop skills through modified, age-appropriate games. Teams will practice for the first three weeks and play games for the final three weeks. *A minimum of 4 teams are needed to run a league. If we do not have enough, every Saturday will run as a practice.
Grade 3/Grade 4 (Co-ed): This 5 on 5 league uses real game play to teach football rules, strategies and skills. Teams will practice the first week. The remaining 5 weeks will consist of a ½ practice followed by a game. All practices and games will be on Saturday mornings. *A minimum of 4 teams are needed to run a league. If we do not have enough, every Saturday will run as a practice.
Girls Youth Softball
This program is for girls who want to improve their softball skills. Classes will be fun and engaging. The focus will be on the fundamentals of softball which include throwing, catching, hitting, and base running. Please bring your own equipment if possible.
This program is designed for the young ninja warrior ready to put their skills to the test! This 6 week course will include navigating through an array of obstacles as well as covering necessary skills such as rolls, handstands, cartwheels and various measures of conditioning.
Come and learn from the WLA competitive Cheer Team! The Saturday morning cheer and stunt clinic will emphasize skills used in competitive cheer. We will focus on the fundamentals of all elements that make up a competitive routine. Jumps, tumbling, flexibility, stunting, motions, dance and choreography will all be taught. Athletes should bring a water bottle, come in shorts and a t-shirt, with hair pulled back, no jewelry, nails cut short, and shoes appropriate for stunting and tumbling.
The genres of dance that may be covered in YMCA Dance are Creative Movement, Ballet and Jazz. Students are welcome to wear traditional dance attire, including tights, leotards, and ballet slippers; this is not required. Any clothing that the student can move and have fun in is acceptable. Socks or softer shoes are recommended.
Little Steppers (Age 3-4): Students will learn creative movements that are fun, educational and age appropriate. Any clothing that the student can move and have fun in is acceptable..
Dance Explorations (Ages 5 and up): A great first introduction to dance in a fun, safe environment where every child can have a positive experience. Participants will improve coordination and gross motor skills while learning in a structured social setting. Any clothing that the student can move and have fun in is acceptable.
Junior Dance Team (Ages 3-5): This will be a fun and active class for kids to move and groove! They will learn a few basics about dance as well as a choreographed dance. This will help kids break out of their shells and gain self confidence. Wear athletic clothes and shoes and bring a water bottle.
Homeschool Outside Games and Activities
The Y strives to provide a quality homeschool physical education program. Students will rotate through a variety of games and activities with a focus on fundamental skills and team building. For the duration of Fall 1 we will be outside. Any questions regarding this program, please contact Amanda Bodden at 921-3330 ext. 312.