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. 

Youth Karate Class >

Youth Karate Class

Learn self-confidence, self- discipline, self-control, and self-defense skills in this exciting class taught by our experienced karate instructor! No experience necessary and uniforms not required.

Age: 5-14 years old

Days: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (Students meet 3 times per week)

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM

Session 1: January 8 to February 23 
Session 2: February 26 to April 11 *No Classes Spring Break, March 11-17

Location: Studio C

Fees:
Session 1:
$100/member; $150/guest member

Session 2:
$85/member; $130/guest member

REGISTER

Are you interested in an Adult Karate class?
Find out more HERE.

 

Questions?
Contact Jacob Meyer at jacob@ccymca.net.
 

Winter Indoor Soccer League >

Winter Indoor Soccer League

Youth Indoor Soccer at the YMCA is a great opportunity for young players to play soccer in a fun and competitive environment against others! Participants will be placed on teams and compete against other teams in the league. Players will learn the fundamentals of soccer with an emphasis on teamwork, fair play, and sportsmanship.

Team Attire: All players receive a team t-shirt. This is an indoor league so cleats/spikes are NOT allowed.
Age: Kindergarten – 6th Grade
Dates: January 6th-February 17th

Practice & Games:
Participants will be placed on teams by the Sports Director. Teams will have a 15-20 minute practice followed by a 40 minute game each Saturday.

Location: Stephens Family YMCA Gymnasium

Registration Deadline: December 27th

Fees: $75/Member; $130/Guest Member

REGISTER

For questions contact Jacob Meyer, Sports Director, at jacob@ccymca.net.

Itty Bitty Basketball >

Itty Bitty Basketball

It’s never too early to introduce the game of basketball into your child’s life. This program will have parents working with YMCA staff to teach their kids the game of basketball, with a focus on shooting, dribbling, passing, and defending. This is not a league with teams and games, but rather a class to help develop the kid’s skills. Parent involvement is required.

Age: 3-5 years old

Days: Wednesdays

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM

Session: January 10 to February 7 

Fees:
$50/member; $100/guest member

REGISTER

Questions?
Contact Jacob Meyer at jacob@ccymca.net.
 

Spring Basketball League >

Spring 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!

Age: Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Dates: February 24 to April 20 (no practices/games March 4 - 16)

  • 3rd Grade Boys and 4th Grade Boys play on Thursday evenings

  • 3rd-4th Grade Girls and 7th-8th Grade play on Friday evenings

  • Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 5th-6th Grade teams play on Saturdays

K - 4th Grade:

K - 4th grade players will be placed on teams by the Sports Director. Teams will have a 20 minute practice followed by a 40 minute game each week.

5th - 8th Grade:  

5th - 8th grade players will have a mandatory skills assessment. Players will be evaluated during the skills assessment and assigned to teams. Assessment dates are as follows:
 

  • 7th - 8th Grade Boys: February 11, 1:30 - 3:00 PM 
    • Makeup date: February 12, 5:30PM
  • 5th - 6th Grade Girls: February 15, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
    • Makeup date: February 16, 4:30PM
  • 5th - 6th Grade Boys: February 15, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
    • Makeup date: February 16, 5:30PM

Games in the 5th - 8th grade league are competitive with scorekeeping, registered IHSA officials, and an end-of-season tournament to crown a champion!

Location: Stephens Family YMCA Gymnasiums

Registration Deadline:
K - 4th - February 16
5th - 8th - February 10

Fees:
$75/Member; $130/Guest Member

REGISTER

Questions?
Contact Jacob Meyer, Sports Director, at jacob@ccymca.net.
 

Volleyball Clinics >

Volleyball Clinics

Our clinic is a great opportunity for prospective players to improve their skills in a fun and supportive environment! The clinic is run by Mahomet volleyball coach, Stan Bergman.

Age: 4th-6th Graders & 7th-8th Graders

Days: Sundays

Time: 3:30-4:45 PM

4th-6th Grade Clinic: January 7, 14, 21, 28
7th-8th Grade Clinic: November 5, 12, 19, 26

Location: Stephens Family YMCA

Fees:
$65/member; $110/guest member

 

REGISTER

Questions?
Contact Jacob Meyer, Sports Director, at jacob@ccymca.net.

Itty Bitty Soccer >

Itty Bitty Soccer

It’s never too early to introduce the game of soccer into your child’s life. This program will have parents working with YMCA staff to teach their kids the game of soccer, with a focus on shooting, dribbling, passing, and goalkeeping. This is not a league with teams and games, but rather a class to help develop the child's skills. Parent involvement is required.

Age: 3-5 years old

Days: Wednesdays 

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM

Session: April 24 to May 22

Fees:
$50/member; $100/guest member

REGISTER

Questions?
Contact Jacob Meyer at jacob@ccymca.net.
 

Spring Flag Football >

Spring Flag Football League

Players will learn the basic rules of football as well as the skills of passing, catching, running and basic plays in their practices and then get to work on their skills in the game. This is a non-contact sport with emphasis on teamwork, fair play, and sportsmanship.

Age: Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Dates: April 27 to June 1 

K - 5th Grade:
20 minute practice, followed by a 40 minute game each Saturday.

6th - 8th Grade:
Mandatory Skills Assessment | April 15, 5:00-6:30PM  -  Makeup Skills Assessment / April 16th, 5:00-6:00pm

One-hour mid-week practice each week and games on Saturdays.  Games in the 6th-8th grade league are competitive with scorekeeping.
 

Fees:
$70/member; $120/guest member

REGISTER

Questions?
Contact Jacob Meyer at jacob@ccymca.net.
 

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