Youth Sports at the Columbus Family YMCA is a great way to introduce the next generation of kids to the sports world.
Our youth sports department offers various leagues and clinics for all age groups throughout the entire year. Fundamentals, recreation, sportsmanship, and values are just some of the many things kids will learn while developing a healthy mind, body, and spirit.
Club Volleyball League (3rd-6th Grade)
Club Basketball League (3rd-8th Grade)
Rookie Flag Football League (K-2nd Grade)
Rookie Basketball League (K-4th Grade)
Intro to Volleyball Clinic (1-6th Grade)
Youth 3 v 3 Basketball League (4th-8th Grade)
Youth Volleyball Clinic (K-6th Grade)
Youth Basketball Camp (K-5th Grade)
High School Summer Volleyball League (JV and Varsity)
Middle School Summer Volleyball League (7th and 8th Grade)
Summer Volleyball Clinic (1st-8th Grade)
Kickstart Soccer (PreK-4th Grade)
Little Tykes (Ages 4-6)
Summer Running Club
Youth 3 on 3 League
“Monday Night March Madness” – Why 3 on 3? Touch the ball more, more skill development, less dribbling, fast paced, learn to move without the ball
4th Grade Boys & Girls
5th Grade Boys & Girls
6th Grade Boys & Girls
7th Grade Boys & Girls
8th Grade Boys & Girls
Dates: March 1-29, 2021
Times: Monday Nights, 5:30-8:30 P.M.
Cost: $30 per player
-25 min games
-half court games w/ referee
-6 player maximum teams/ ALL REGISTRATIONS will be AS A TEAM
-1 game per night guarantee, possibly 2 games (pending number of teams)
– all divisions will use size 28.5 basketball
Registrations: Begin January 18, 2021 & Deadline February 19, 2021 – Limit of 42 teams
Contact: Kylee Bean, Sports Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
ROOKIE BASKETBALL LEAGUE
A great way for your child to enjoy the game of basketball in a team atmosphere for our youngest ball players! This league will run for six weeks, with practices and games on Saturday mornings. All grades will play 4 on 4 to assure maximum playing time and involvement for all participants. Volunteer coaches are needed (please contact the Sports Director if you are interested in coaching)! Team t-shirts are included with the cost of registration.
*This is a developmental league that is intended to teach youth the basics of basketball. We will not keep score for any of the games, and everyone will play as equally as possible! We will only accept individual registrations, and players will be assigned to a team/coach afterwards.
Kindergarten division (Must be 5 by Start of League)
1st-2nd Grade division
3rd-4th Grade division (if numbers allow)
*Boys and girls will be in separate divisions as long as registration allows.
Dates: January 9– February 6 (2021)
Times: Saturday Morning’s (league schedule will be made after registration deadline)
Registration Deadline: December 14
Cost: $25 Member, $60 Non-Member
YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP
The staff at the YMCA would like you to join us in our FIRST ever Hoop Camp. Kylee Bean, retired teacher/coach from Arizona, will be bringing her summer hoop camp to the YMCA with the help of Cari Franzen and Ryan Beringer who both have a plethora of basketball knowledge. This camp will include small group instruction of basketball skills/vocabulary, games/contests each day, and a lot of FUN. All participants will receive T- SHIRT AND THEIR OWN BASKETBALL , and treats each day. Sign up for one week OR two weeks!
Dates: July 12-15 & July19-22
Times: Intermediate: Grades 3-5 Time: 9:00am-10:30am, Pee Wee: Grades K-2nd Time: 10:45–11:45
Cost: Members $50 one week/ $75 both weeks Non Members: $75 one week/ $100 both weeks
Registration will open May 3rd for members and May 7th for non-members.
Join us for our Rookie Flag Football League! This league will run for six weeks, with practices and games on Tuesday night’s. Each team will practice immediately before their game, and all teams will play one game per week. VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED (please contact the Sports Director if you are interested in coaching)! Team t-shirts are included with the cost of registration. Both boys and girls are welcome to play!
*This is a developmental league that is intended to teach youth the basics of football. We will not keep score for any of the games, and everyone will play as equally as possible! We will only accept individual registrations, and players will be assigned to a team/coach afterwards.
Location: Columbus Family YMCA
Age: K-2nd Grades
INTRO TO VOLLEYBALL CLINIC
Come and learn the basics of volleyball and sharpen your skills in this introductory clinic! All participants will learn and develop basic volleyball skills including passing, setting, spiking, serving and defense. There is a limit of 20 participants per session, so be sure to register early!
There are two sessions to choose from or you can sign up for both sessions.
Session 1: February 9 – March 2
Session 2: March 16 – April 6
Day: Tuesday Evenings
Time: 6 PM – 7 PM Session for 1st-3rd graders
Time: 7 PM – 8 PM Session for 4th-6th graders
Registration Fee: YMCA Member: $20
Registration will open online and at the YMCA for members on January 25.
Non-members may register starting February 1.
SUMMER YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CLINIC
The Y, Janet Tooley, and her staff would like to invite all area 1st-8th grade girls to participate in a fun‐filled volleyball clinic. Janet conducts one of the best volleyball clinics and uses ideas and drills from their past experiences! The clinic will meet four consecutive days and focus on skills and technique development. All participants will receive a t-shirt and daily treats.
Dates: June 1-5 (Tuesday-Friday)
Time: 4th-6th grade: 8:00am-9:30am, 7th-8th grade: 9:30am-11:00am, 1st-3rd grade: 11:00am-12:00pm
Registration Fee: Member $35, Non Member: $50
Registration will open April 5th for members and April 12th for non-members
High School Volleyball League
Come enjoy playing against teams from the surrounding area as well as staying active during the summer. It will be played on Wednesday nights (5pm-10pm) which will include 1 official for each game. MUST REGISTER AS A TEAM
Dates:June 16th – July 7th followed by the tournament on July 14th
Registration Fee: First team $200 ($100 for any additional teams)
Jr High Volleyball League
Come enjoy playing against teams from the surrounding area as well as staying active during the summer. This will take place Friday mornings (9-12pm) which will include 1 official for each game. MUST REGISTER AS A TEAM
Dates: June 11-July 9
Registration Fee: First team $200 ($100 for any additional teams)
The YMCA will be partnering with CCC for this three day clinic! The clinic is designed to give a basic understanding of soccer. Participants will work on ball handling, dribbling, passing, and shooting in a fun, interactive environment. This clinic will be held at Central Community College Raider field and will be led by the CCC coaches and players.
Dates: June 29, 30, and July 1 (Tues-Thurs)
Ages: Kindergarten-4th grade
Time: PEE WEE (PreK-1st grade): 9:00am-10:00am (LIMIT 30)
Time: INTERMEDIATE (grades 2-4) 10:30am-12:00pm (LIMIT 40)
Registration Fee: YMCA Member: $30
Registration will begin April 5th for members and April 12th for non-members
Running & Motor Skills
FORWARD MOTION SUMMER RUNNING CLUB
This is a new program at the YMCA! This club will focus on starting your morning with fresh air and movement. Each day will begin with stretching and a warm up game before running. You do NOT need to be a runner to come move and have fun with this club. Distance will be tracked for each participant. Incentives will be given as they reach major “mile”stones. (ie they will receive tokens/stickers after completing certain distances: 5K, 10K…). All participants will receive a t-shirt!
Ages: K-6th Grade
Day: Monday and Wednesday
Dates: June 7-30, 2021
Times: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Cost: Member – $25, Non-Member – $40
Registration will begin: April 5th for members and April 12th for non-members
Does your child run, play, or move at least 60 minutes a day? This camp will get your child up and moving! Each day we will be doing a variety of activities (3-4) to develop motor skills, build confidence and social skills, and help develop coordination; all while playing and having fun. Skills would include: throwing, catching, kicking, jumping, listening, and working with others.
Ages: 4-6 year olds
Dates: July 26-29 OR Aug 2-5
Times: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM
Cost: Member – $20, Non-Member – $40
Registration will begin: May 3rd for members and May 7th for non-members