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.

Upcoming Volleyball Sessions
Spring 2020

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


Fall I 2020

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

Registration: August 4 - 17

Practices Begin for League Play: Week of August 31 

Season Dates: September 12 – October 17


Youth Volleyball League

(Grades 3-8) - Our 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

• New, upgraded team shirts/jerseys and end of season awards

• In-house tournaments for grades 3 and up


Youth Volleyball Clinic

Instructional skills clinic teaches the fundamentals of the game of volleyball.


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Note: Sports and sports ages may vary by branch. Please check with your branch for offerings.

Here's a great way to give back! Be a YMCA Volunteer Youth Sports Coach! Make a difference in players lives at the Y, where our Youth Sports focus on learning, character development and teamwork. Our coach’s meetings and materials will provide you with instruction.


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


Create your VolunteerMatters account and fill out your application.

Refer to our handbooks for more information about YMCA sports programs:

Youth Sports Handbook and Coach's Handbook.


The Gateway Region YMCA partners with Cardinal Glennon SportsCare to give kids a healthy advantage through educational programs and support. Here are tips for Volleyball Safety.


If you need help finding a physician for your young athlete, contact Cardinal Glennon SportsCare at (314) 577-5640.


We hope you do not need to cancel. If you do, please note these policies:

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

Camp Lakewood

Experience summer like never before at YMCA Camp Lakewood overnight camp. Session availability into August.