Leagues, Clinics, and Sport Camps

While individual sports and activities help develop personal and physical skills, there is nothing like the interaction of team sports such as basketball, soccer and T-ball to develop cooperation, strategy and sportsmanship. YMCA sports leagues offer a low-pressure, high-participation opportunity to develop these skills. The “bench” is one position no one has to play at the Y.

Lindsay’s Law: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth in Athletes

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

A Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, cutting off blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Sudden cardiac arrest is fatal if not treated immediately, most often by a defibrillator.

Click here to learn more about Lindsay’s Law and the YMCA of Youngstown’s requirements for youth athletes, their parents/guardians, and YMCA Coaches.

Youth Leagues & Clinics

Winter Jr Cavs Fundamental Youth Basketball League

January 19-March 30 (Boys & Girls ages 4 to 15)

We are partnering with the 2016 NBA World Champion Cleveland Cavaliers’ Junior Cavs program that includes some great perks. This Saturday league consists of 3 practices and 6 games. We focus on the fundamentals of basketball while modifying the game to fit each age division. Players will learn more about the game while interacting with others from different ethnic and social backgrounds. Team play and good sportsmanship are stressed. All players receive equal time each game.

We have a Clinic on January 19 (10 am ages 4-10 & 1:30 pm for ages 11-15). Practices are January 26, February 2 & 9. Games are February 16, 23, March 2, 16, 23 & 30. Practices and games are 1 hour in length.

Registration deadline before the $15 Late Fee begins is Saturday, January 5.

Click HERE for the Registration Form and Additional Information

Register ONLINE (type cavs in the Program field)


De’Onte Brown, Central Sports League Coordinator, at dbrown@youngstownymca.org or 330-744-8411 x 151
Dominique Cole, Central Assistant Sports League Coordinator, at dcole@youngstownymca.org or 330-744-8411 x 151

Adult League

Fall Adult Co-Ed Volleyball League

For more information, contact Mike Shaffer, Central Executive Director, at mshaffer@youngstownymca.org or 330-744-8411