YOUTH SPORTS

Kids learn so much through sports, such as skills and positive attitudes they’ll carry with them throughout their lives. Enriching their personal development is the goal of the YMCA Youth Sports Series - a unique, co-ed sports program that combines the YMCA's philosophy of fair play, teamwork, and inclusiveness with skill development. 

Fall Basketball League >

Players will be placed on teams and compete against other teams in the league. Players will learn the fundamentals of basketball with an emphasis put on teamwork, fair play and sportsmanship.

This is a great opportunity for young players to play in a fun and competitive environment and build a solid foundation of the game!

All players will receive a team jersey


K-4th Grade

K-4th graders will be placed on teams by the sports director.
Teams will have a 20 minute practice followed by a 40 minute scrimmage each week.

**Rosters and Schedules will be released on October 24th**

5th-8th Grade League

5th-8th grade players will have a mandatory skills assessment on either 10/19 or 10/20. The players will be evaluated during the skills assessment by coaches and then drafted to teams.

5th-8th grade teams will have a one hour mid-week practice each week and games on Saturdays. Games in the 5th-8th grade league are competitive with scorekeeping, registered IHSA officials, and an end-of-season tournament to crown a champion!

Cost
$71 Members
$121 Guest Members
 
Ages
Ages 5-14
 
Schedule
October 27th-December 17th (no games Thanksgiving week) 
 
Days:
K-2nd; 3rd-4th Girls play on Saturdays
3rd-4th Boys play on Thursday evenings
5th-8th grade teams will have one midweek practice and games on Saturdays
 
Assessments: Only the 5th-8th grade players will need to attend a skills assessment
5th-6th Grade Boys: October 20th from 5:30pm - 6:30pm
5th-6th Grade Girls: October 19th from 4:30pm - 5:30pm
7th-8th Grade Coed: October 19th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm
 
Registration Deadlines:
K-4th Grade: October 22nd 
5th-8th Grade: October 16th 
 
Location
Gymnasium

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Itty Bitty Basketball >

It’s never too early to introduce the game of basketball to your child’s life.

This program will have parents working with YMCA staff to teach children the game of basketball, with a focus on shooting, dribbling, passing, and defending.

*Parent involvement is required


Cost
$50 Member
$100 Guest Member
 
Ages
Ages 3-5
 
Schedule
Wednesday nights, November 2nd to December 7th
5:30-6:30 pm
 
Location
Gymnasium

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Itty Bitty Football >

Give your child the right start!

This program will have parents working with YMCA staff to teach children the skills and game of football, with a focus on passing, catching, running and defending.

*Parent involvement is required


Cost
$50 Member
$100 Guest Member
 
Ages
Ages 3-5
 
Schedule
Wednesday nights, September 14th-October 12th
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 
Location
Fields at the Stephens Family YMCA

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Karate >

Learn self-confidence, self-discipline, self-control, and self-defense skills in this exciting class.

*No experience necessary and uniforms not required


Cost
$95-Member
$148-Guest member
 
Ages
Ages 5+
 
Schedule
Session 1: September 7th-October 21st
Session 2: October 24th-December 16th

Monday/Wednesday/Friday
5:30-6:30pm

Location
Studio C

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Flag Football League >

Participants will learn the fundamentals of football in a supportive, fun, and competitive atmosphere at the Y.

Flag football is a minimal contact sport.

All players receive a team jersey.


K-5th Grade:

All K-5th Grade teams will have a 20 minute practice followed by a 40 minute scrimmage each Saturday.

**Rosters and Schedules will be released September 5th**

6th-8th Grade:

All 6th-8th grade participants are required to attend a skills assessment on September 6th at 6pm at the Y. At the assessment, coaches will evaluate the players then pick their teams.

6th-8th grade teams will have a practice once a week, in the evening, for 90 minutes at the Y.

Teams will have a 1 hour scrimmage on Saturday afternoons.

Game score is kept in the 6th-8th Grade League.

Cost
$71 Members
$121 Guest Members
 
Ages
Ages 5-12
 
Schedule
Saturdays September 10th - October 22nd
 
Location
Fields at the Stephens Family YMCA

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Volleyball Clinic >

Our clinic will help your child develop their skills as a player and is a great opportunity for prospective players to improve their volleyball skills!


7th-8th Grade Volleyball Clinic

Description: Register your child for our 7th-8th Grade Volleyball Clinic at the Stephens Family YMCA! The clinic runs for 4 Sundays in November and is run by Mahomet volleyball coach, Stan Bergman. 

Dates: 11/06, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27

Time: 3:30pm-4:45pm

Location: Stephens Family YMCA

Cost: $65/Member
         $110/Guest Member

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