Youth Sports

Our Approach to Youth Sports

At the Y, our sports staff, coaches and volunteers all share a singular vision of helping all youth reach their full potential in life. We leverage the excitement and passion around recreational and competitive programming to create a healthy outlet for children to gain new skills, develop a sense of team and connect with positive role models.

Our focus on youth development provides an environment that will help each child and teen develop relationships, improve self-esteem and build character. Our staff and volunteers focus on teaching the fundamentals and expanding on skills as players advance. Kids are taught basic game skills in each sport to help give them a better understanding of the game, and keep them physically active.

Ready to Play?

Floor Hockey, Baseball, soccer, volleyball, flag football, golf, lacrosse, basketball, cheerleading—check out the sports offerings at our Y and get in the game. Improve skills, make new friends, be active with other kids and learn to love a sport at the Y.

Our Summer 2 Session starts July 22! Here are the different activities your children can get involved with:

Turf Hockey

Our staff and volunteers focus on teaching the fundamentals and expanding on skills as players advance. Turf hockey participants will work on basic puck work and shooting to successful stick handling and passing techniques, kids have a great time learning floor hockey fundamentals at the Y. In this comprehensive program, kids progress from the basics to more advanced techniques as they master each level in a safe environment. Basic equipment is provided. This takes place at the Davis Family YMCA on the Turf Field (Multi-Purpose Room if weather isn't good). This program starts July 22.

Ages: 6-8 & 9-12

Cost: $25 members / $50 non-members


Nikki Murray, Day Camp and Youth & Teen Director, at or 330-480-5658

Little Kickers Soccer Camp: July 29-August 1

The YMCA of Youngstown will be hosting a soccer camp for children ages 3-10 years old at Kirkmere Field. We will be working on beginner and intermediate skill development. The camp features team building and game-like situations where participants develop self-confidence, healthy habits, and fundamental skill techniques crucial to succeed during game play.

Children ages 3 to 4 will only be attending the camp from 9 AM to 12 PM Monday through Thursday. Parents of these children will be included in the session called Family Kickers during our camp! ALL children should bring there own lunch, drinks, and cleats. T-Shirts will be provided.

Ages: 3-10

Cost: Members $50 / Non-Members $80

Click HERE to download the registration form. Click HERE to register online!


Tyra Grant, Youth Sports League Coordinator, or 330-744-8411 x 150