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 1 Session starts June 10! 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 June 10.

Ages: 6-8 & 9-12

Cost: $25 members / $50 non-members

Volleyball

For volleyball, our staff and volunteers focus on teaching the fundamentals and expanding on skills as players advance. Participants will learn fundamentals of volleyball, including bumps, sets, hits, serves, etc. The setting is one of encouragement and beginner instructions. This takes place at the Davis Family YMCA in gym 2. This program starts June 13.

Ages: 9-14

Cost: $25 members / $50 non-members

Soccer

Our soccer staff and volunteers will focus on teaching the fundamentals and expanding on skills as players advance. Kids are taught basic game skills such as trapping, dribbling, passing, and shooting as well as goalie skills.This takes place at the Davis Family YMCA on the turf field (Gym 1 if weather isn't good). This program starts June 15.

Ages: 6-8 & 9-12

Cost: $25 members / $50 non-members

Contact

Nikki Murray, Day Camp and Youth & Teen Director, at nmurray@youngstownymca.org or 330-480-5658