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Preschool Sports Classes & More Info >>

Preschool Sports

Your kids will love our instructional sports programs that introduce them to the fundamentals of sports of all sorts! Parents love that the YMCAs four core values—respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring—are infused into every class so that kids focus on the value of sportsmanship and healthy competition rather than rivalry, right from the start! And every kid plays! These programs encourage team building, individual development, positive self-image, and a sense of fair play and mutual respect for others.
More Sports Classes & More Info >>

More Sports

Your kids will love our instructional sports programs that introduce them to the fundamentals of sports of all sorts! Parents love that the YMCAs four core values—respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring—are infused into every class so that kids focus on the value of sportsmanship and healthy competition rather than rivalry, right from the start! And every kid plays! These programs encourage team building, individual development, positive self-image, and a sense of fair play and mutual respect for others.
Basketball Classes, Tournaments & Clinics Classes & More Info >>

Basketball Classes, Tournaments & Clinics

Check here throughout the year for Basketball classes, seasonal tournaments, and specialized skill clinics.
Basketball Leagues - (Ages 2 - Grade 12) Classes & More Info >>

Basketball Leagues - (Ages 2 - Grade 12)

YMCA basketball leagues are fun for all levels, beginner through advanced. Players are coached by parent volunteers. Our leagues stress sportsmanship, fun, equal participation, skill and character development. All participants receive a uniform and participation award. View your branch's "Member Info" page for important branch specific league policies, team information and coaching details.
T-Ball/Softball/Baseball Classes & More Info >>

T-Ball/Softball/Baseball

The objective will be to teach each child the basics of Softball / Baseball to help them grow as players, all while encompassing the fun that comes standard with YMCA programs. The focus will be on learning the essentials, and developing a love for the game. Emphasis will not be on competition, but rather, on creating a memorable, fun, and rewarding experience for all involved. Players will learn basic skills, teamwork, and self-confidence.
Soccer Classes & More Info >>

Soccer

Designed to encourage participation and having fun, kids are taught basic game skills such as trapping, dribbling, passing, and shooting as well as goalie skills.
Archery Classes & More Info >>

Archery

Have fun and learn to shoot with a certified Archery instructor. Students will learn proper form, technique, and terminology as well as scoring and range safety. This is a beginner/intermediate class with all equipment provided. Held outdoors so dress accordingly. A great parent/child program!
Cheerleading Classes & More Info >>

Cheerleading

Bring your spirit! Learn all of the basic skills it takes to be a Cheerleader and the high-ethical standards required‹-such as the responsibility of dedication and the commitment of being part of a team. The lessons learned reflect the YMCA values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.
Dodgeball Classes & More Info >>

Dodgeball

Welcome to the newly revived sport of Dodgeball, made much more fun by the development of foam balls. This is one of the hottest sports crossing the country today!
Field Hockey Classes & More Info >>

Field Hockey

Field hockey is a fun, exciting sport that requires the skills of stick handling, ball control, positioning and understanding the rules. Join an experienced instructor to develop skills and participate in scrimmages.
Flag Football Classes & More Info >>

Flag Football

Join the YMCA for Flag Football, and learn basic footwork, ball handling techniques, and fundamental football skills without the risk of heavy contact.
Golf Classes & More Info >>

Golf

The objective will be to teach each child the basics of golf to help them grow as players. Golf lessons open to all skill levels; from the beginning player just starting their journey to the more experienced player looking to compete at the tournament level.
Groups and Clubs Classes & More Info >>

Groups and Clubs

Join others with similar interests in a healthy group atmosphere. We offer walking clubs, running clubs, triatholon-clubs, support groups and more! Don't see a club here that meets your needs? Email your YMCA to suggest one.
Gymnastics - Progressive Preshcool Classes & More Info >>

Gymnastics - Progressive Preshcool

Our Progressive Preschool gymnastics program provides an opportunity for your child to develop his or her coordination, flexibility, agility, confidence, and self-esteem - all while having FUN and learning values such as Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. Our classes are noncompetitive, teaching age-appropriate skills in a fun and challenging environment. Additional emphasis is placed on character and social development. At this level, children advance by age.
Gymnastics - Progressive Youth Classes & More Info >>

Gymnastics - Progressive Youth

Our Progressive Youth gymnastics program provides an opportunity for your child to develop his or her coordination, flexibility, agility, confidence, and self-esteem - all while having FUN and learning values such as Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. Our classes are noncompetitive, teaching age-appropriate skills in a fun and challenging environment. Additional emphasis is placed on character and social development. At this level, children advance by ability.
Gymnastics Team Classes & More Info >>

Gymnastics Team

Ready to take it to a whole new level and join our team? Learn exciting routines on Olympic equipment and compete regionally in both USAG and YMCA leagues from levels 1 & up. YMCA leagues provide a more relaxed competitive atmosphere while USAG provides a more highly competitive environment. Choose to compete one or both; we have a league just right for you! By invitation to members only. Contact your Y for an evaluation today! Fee paid monthly by ATS. Weekly practice schedules vary by level.
Gymnastics - Just for Fun! Classes & More Info >>

Gymnastics - Just for Fun!

You¹ll find classes here for all abilities, ages, and levels. Whether you¹re looking for classes that focus on specific skills or just looking for something FUN, there¹s something here for everyone!
Hockey & In-line Skating Classes & More Info >>

Hockey & In-line Skating

Hockey Lover? Learn the fundamentals of Floor Hockey all in an atmosphere of fun and sportsmanship. Or is In-Line Skating your thing? We'll have you going backwards, forwards and everywhere in-between before you can say "Did I do that!" We offer many levels, so check us out.
Homeschooling Sports Classes & More Info >>

Homeschooling Sports

Our YMCA wants to assure all children have a chance to participate in athletic activities, so we offer special programs whenever possible for those who homeschool
Horseback Riding Classes & More Info >>

Horseback Riding

Learn the art of English riding as you get close to our equine friends. All the riding fundamentals will be taught as well as the care and grooming of this beautiful animal, the horse.
Lacrosse Classes & More Info >>

Lacrosse

The league is designed for each team to have a 30-minute practice and a 30-minute game each week. During the practice session, the teams will focus on positioning, ball advancement, and game concepts.
Youth Martial Arts Classes & More Info >>

Youth Martial Arts

Do you want to build confidence and self-esteem in your child? This program is designed to do just that and more! Our martial arts programs build coordination, balance, discipline, and mental concentration. Martial Arts also provide an outstanding alternative for those children who may not do as well in team sports—giving them the chance to excel in a specialized activity while increasing their physical abilities and concentration skills.
Netball Classes & More Info >>

Netball

Netball is a fast-paced game with an emphasis on teamwork that was originated by the YMCA. Since it began, the sport has gained popularity and is played by over 7 million people worldwide. Netball is similar to basketball but is played without dribbling, and players shoot at a basket without a backboard.
Youth Rock Climbing Classes & More Info >>

Youth Rock Climbing

An exciting and fun alternative to traditional exercise. Our indoor climbing wall is a 2-story simulated rock formation affixed with many different hand and foot holds that provide both mental and physical challenges. These challenges build strength, endurance, self-esteem, and self-confidence.
Youth Rugby Classes & More Info >>

Youth Rugby

Our USA Youth Rugby program is the fastest growing sport in America and is new and unique to the greater Hartford YMCA! It is a coed non-contact program. Great for kids who are eager to learn a new sport! Just pick up the ball and run with it!
Seasonal Sports Clinics Classes & More Info >>

Seasonal Sports Clinics

Join us for seasonal specialty sports clinics and half-day programs. Whether it's summer, fall, winter or spring, check here to find seasonal clinics while school is out! Clinics range from single-day to week-long and from one-hour to half-day! Clinics throughout the year include Gymnastics, Aquatics, Climbing, Preschool Sports, Cheerleading, Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball and more!
Skiing/Snowboarding Classes & More Info >>

Skiing/Snowboarding

Are you adventurous? Then take off with us and master the fundamentals of skiing and snowboarding! These sports are a must learn for all kids.
Sports Conditioning Classes & More Info >>

Sports Conditioning

This is a youth functional movement program with an overall emphasis on athleticism utilizing a variety of speed and agility drills and game based activities to improve sports performance and prevent injuries.
Tennis Classes & More Info >>

Tennis

Tennis is a great sport, and offers the player a skill that can be used for a lifetime. Learn the fundamentals of this sophisticated court sport and have lots of fun along the way!
Track & Field Classes & More Info >>

Track & Field

The Y's goal is to strengthen youth by building character and developing assets through track and field activities. All ability levels are welcome. We encourage youth and teens to use track and field as a fun way to stay fit for life. The intent of Y-Track & Field is to teach and demonstrate character values through sports, as well as give participants a safe place to participate and provide them with access to caring adult mentors.
Volleyball Classes & More Info >>

Volleyball

Volleyball is the perfect blend of fun and fitness. In this instructional program children will learn the basic skills involved in competitive volleyball, from serving and digging to passing, setting and hitting. Sure to leave participants wanting to play more
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