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 Fall 2 Session starts October 21! Registration for members starts October 7 and registration for non-members starts October 14. Here are the different activities your children can get involved with:

Phantom Phloor Hockey

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. Participants learn about basic rules, position and stick and puck handling 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 in the Multi-Purpose Room. This program starts October 21 and happens every Monday during Fall 2.

Ages: 6-8 (5:45-6:30 PM) & 9-12 (6:45-7:30 PM)

Cost: $25 members / $50 non-members

Basketball

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. Participants learn about basic rules, position and ball handling 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 in Gym 1. This program starts October 23 and happens every Wednesday during Fall 2 (six weeks).

Ages: 6-8 (5:45-6:30 PM) & 9-12 (6:45-7:30 PM)

Cost: $25 members / $50 non-members

Volleyball

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. Participants learn about basic rules, positions and ball handling 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 in Gym 2. This program starts October 24 and happens every Thursday during Fall 2 (six weeks).

Ages: 9-14 (6-6:50 PM)

Cost: $25 members / $50 non-members

Contact

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