At the Y, kids can learn to play a sport, develop their skills, make new friends, and become empowered in youth sports programs.
 

2020 Sports Calendar

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Yolanda Moore
Health & Wellness Director
618-233-1243

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Spring 2020 Youth Sports Season 
Youth Volleyball Leagues

Early Bird Registration: December 9 - February 17 (fees increase $15 on February 18)

Registration: February 18 - March 2

Practices Begin for League Play: Week of March 16 | Season Dates: March 28 - May 16

Hit the hardwood with the folks who invented the game - the Y! Boys and girls in grades K-8 (coed grades K-2) develop skills including dribbling, shooting, passing, and rebounding. Youth basketball at the Y combines team play and individual skills in a fun and supportive environment.

Our Youth Basketball League features:
• One practice during the week and games on Saturdays
• Six games per session (some sessions offer a bonus game for a total of 7 games)
• Trained volunteer coaches
• Trained officials
• Good sportsmanship and YMCA core values modeled and promoted
• Fundamentals and a focus on new skill development
• Equal play time for players
• Upgraded team jerseys and end of season awards
• In-house tournaments for grades 3 and up

 

Winter 2020

Early Bird Registration: October 7 - December 16 (fees increase $15 on December 17)

Registration: December 17 - January 6, 2020

Practices Begin for League Play: Week of January 20 | Season Dates: February 1 - March 14

Pass, set, hit! With an emphasis on team spirit and sportsmanship, players have the opportunity to learn the basic volleyball fundamentals such as underhand serving, setting, hitting, blocking and digging in a fun and positive environment.

Our Volleyball League features:
• Games on Saturdays
• Six games per session (some sessions offer a bonus game for a total of 7 games)
• Trained volunteer coaches
• YMCA trained and screened officials
• Good sportsmanship and core values modeled and promoted
• Focus on fundamentals and new skill development
• All players receive equal play time
• Upgraded team shirts/jerseys and end of season awards
• In-house tournaments for grades 3 and up

Spring 2020

Early Bird Registration: December 9, 2019 - February 17, 2020 (fees increase $15 on February 18)

Registration: February 18 - March 2

Practices Begin for League Play: Week of March 16 | Season Dates: March 28 - May 16

 

Fall I 2020

Early Bird Registration: May 25 - August 3 (fees increase $15 on August 4)

Registration: August 4 - August 17

Practices Begin for League Play: Week of August 31 | Season Dates: September 12 - October 17

 

Fall II 2020

Early Bird Registration: July 13 - September 21 (fees increase $15 on September 22)

Registration: September 22 - October 5

Practices Begin for League Play: Week of October 19 | Season Dates: November 7 - December 19

 

Coaches for Y sports are all volunteers and you can make a difference as a volunteer coach!  Youth Sports at the Y focuses on learning, character development and teamwork. Coaches receive training and support from Y sports staff. 

Create a volunteer account to fill out an application.

Refer to our handbook for more information about being a youth sports coach. 

Meet some of our youth sports coaches in this brief video and see why they do what they do!

Refer to our handbook for more information about YMCA sports programs.

We partner with Cardinal Glennon SportsCare to give kids a healthy advantage through educational programs and support. Check out some of their safety tips. If you need help finding a physician for your young athlete, contact Cardinal Glennon SportsCare at (314) 577-5640.

  • Cancellations made prior to the registration deadline receive a 100% refund.
  • Cancellations received after the registration deadline are subject to a $15 fee.
  • No refunds issued for cancellations after the second scheduled game.

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