Whether it’s gaining the confidence that comes with learning a new skill or building positive relationships that lead to good character and teamwork, participating in sports at the Y is about building the whole child, from the inside out. Our sports programs are for all, they feature positive competition and their schedules are designed for family convenience.

 

Fall Sports Modified for Safety

The safety of our sports families is our number one priority. We are following guidance from the CDC, public health officials and the St. Louis Medicine COVID-19 task force to ensure that our children can participate in sports programs modified for their safety. A few of the changes planned for fall are smaller teams with reduced rosters, virtual coach’s meetings, games and practices scheduled not to overlap, equipment disinfected with EPA certified product between each use, modified rules, and parent attendance at games but not practices.

 

Youth Sports Safety Guidelines

 

Modified Rules: Soccer 3 vs. 3, Flag Football 5 vs. 5, Volleyball 6 vs. 6*

 

*Sports offerings may vary by branch

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Virtual Summer Basketball Camp (Grades 3-6)

Camp Runs: Week of July 14 – Week of August 4

 

Fall I 2020 Youth Sports Season 

Soccer League • Soccer Preschool • Volleyball League • Volleyball Clinic
Flag Football League • Flag Football Preschool
(sports offered vary by branch)

Early Bird Registration: March 30 – August 3 (fees increase $15 on August 4)
Regular Registration: August 4 – 17
Practices Begin for League Play: Week of August 31
Season Dates: September 12 – October 17

 

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Basketball

Hit the hardwood with the folks who invented the game - the Y! Boys and girls 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.
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Soccer

Pass, shoot, score! YMCA Soccer helps kids become not only better soccer players but better people as well. The YMCA soccer program is a progressive program, with multiple age-specific levels. Players are taught basic game skills such as passing, receiving, shooting, footwork and dribbling.

Volleyball

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.

Baseball, Softball, T-Ball

YMCA Baseball is designed to teach young baseball players the fundamentals of the game. Participants will learn how to catch, throw, and bat in a fun team atmosphere. Formats include t-ball, coach-pitch and player-pitch. Our approach to coaching allows players to learn and have fun!
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Flag Football

Flag Football is one of America's most exciting sports and you can get your start here at the YMCA, so huddle up‚ flag football is here! YMCA flag football is a recreational program designed for players new to the sport of football as well as those not quite ready for tackle football.

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