Youth sports classes and leagues are co-ed and available at the YMCA for 3-15 year olds. All classes will help children develop fundamental skills and incorporate teamwork through instructional play.

Whether it’s gaining the confidence that comes from learning to play or building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork, participation in sports at the Y is focused on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

The Y is the starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active and developing healthy habits they’ll carry with them throughout their lives.

The benefits are far greater than just physical health. For parents seeking balance for their children, the YMCA offers multi-sport camps as well as specialized instruction and structured league play for more than 20 assorted sports, from soccer and floor hockey to karate and track and field. While the YMCA does offer competitive leagues, good sportsmanship, and character development are ultimately the goal of any YMCA sports program. Read more about our youth sports philosophy.

Youth Sports Offered at the YMCA of Greater Rochester:

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IDDY BIDDY SPORTS | AGES 3-5

We are committed to providing a fun, education first sports experience for your child. Our Iddy Biddy Sports program introduces children ages 3-5 to the games, rules, and fundamental skills of sports such as soccer, basketball, and floor hockey. Our program also concentrates on teaching sportsmanship, fun competition, and building positive relationships between participants.

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Youth Flag Football

Youth flag football is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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7-10 week sessions throughout the school year

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YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL TRAVEL LEAGUE

The youth flag football travel league is an opportunity for participants who have mastered fundamental techniques and now want to be challenged in a more advanced, high level competitive environment.

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League Runs From March – June

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Youth Basketball

Youth basketball is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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7-10 week sessions throughout the school year

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Youth Soccer

Youth soccer is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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7-10 week sessions throughout the school year

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YOUTH CROSS COUNTRY

Youth cross country is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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Fall I 2015 (September-November)

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Youth Track and Field

Youth track and field is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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7-10 week sessions throughout the school year

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Youth Gymnastics

Youth gymnastics is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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Year-Round

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Youth Karate & Martial Arts

Youth karate is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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Year-Round

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YOUTH TENNIS

Youth tennis is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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7-10 week sessions throughout the school year

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YOUTH TUMBLING

Youth tumbling is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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7-10 week sessions throughout the school year

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Youth Baseball

Youth baseball is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls ages 6-12 years old. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play.

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Spring (April-June)

SIGNATURE EVENTS

Event

Association cross country meet

Indoor travel league Soccer tournament

Association track and field meet

Association flag football travel league tournament

Love – 15 urban Tennis end of year celebration

Association sports camp Olympics

Date

TBD

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Sunday, June 11 2017 – (Rain Date: TBA)

August 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Location

TBD

Carlson MetroCenter

East High School – 9:00am – 3:00 pm

Camp Northpoint (Hilton)

Genesee Valley Park

Eastside Branch (Penfield)

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Archery

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Badminton

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Floor Hockey

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GaGa League

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Volleyball