Winter Youth Sports

Please refer to the Programs page for the current Program Guide of programs and classes available for registration.

Youth Basketball

Rookies 4K Basketball: This basic and introductory level class is designed to give kids an overview of the sport of basketball. Smaller basketballs and shorter hoops will help us teach the kids proper techniques and skills to help maximize their understanding of the sport.
 

Rookies Beginners Basketball (5K-Grade 1): This beginner level class is designed for kids who are just beginning in the sport of basketball. Kids will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. Dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense will be heavily emphasized through drills and controlled game play.
 

Rookies Intermediate Basketball (Grade 1-2): Kids in this intermediate level class will build upon the basic skills that were learned in the Beginner Class as well as other basketball skills such as pivoting, rebounding, etc. Kids will also play controlled games beginning in week 4. This level is for 2nd graders, or a 1st grader that has completed one or two sessions of the Beginner class.
 

Winner’s Basketball League Camp (Grade 2-4): Led by Glenn Eichstedt, this camp is for 2nd, 3rd & 4th graders. Each week the camp will start with skill instruction, followed by half court “controlled scrimmage” and then full court games utilizing or emphasizing the skills and rules that were introduced or practiced at the start of each camp night.


Youth Volleyball

Rookies Beginners Volleyball (Grade 2-4): Designed for kids who are just beginning in the sport of volleyball. Kids will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. Bumping, setting, and positioning will be heavily emphasized through drills and controlled game play.
 

Rookies Intermediate Volleyball (Grade 3-5): Designed for kids who are looking to advance their skills in the sport of volleyball. This level is for 5th graders, as well as 3rd or 4th graders who have completed the Beginner level class. More advanced fundamentals of the sport will be taught. Bumping, setting, and positioning will be heavily emphasized through drills and controlled game play.


Youth Tee Ball

Beginners Indoor Tee Ball: This beginner level program is designed for kids who are just beginning in the sport of baseball. Kids will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. Throwing, catching, fielding balls, hitting off tee and pitched ball, and base-running will be heavily emphasized through drills and controlled game play. Teams will consist of no more than 6 players per team to allow for more opportunities to hit and field the ball during game play.


Youth Dance

The genres of dance that may be covered in YMCA Dance are Creative Movement, Ballet and Jazz. Students are welcome to wear traditional dance attire, including tights, leotards, and ballet slippers; this is not required. Any clothing that the student can move and have fun in is acceptable. Socks or softer shoes are recommended.

Little Steppers (Age 3-4): Students will learn creative movements that are fun, educational and age appropriate. Class sized is limited to 12 participants and held in Racquetball Court B.

Intro to Dance (Age 5-6): Students will learn pre-Ballet and creative movements that are fun, educational and age appropriate for ages 5 and up. Students will also be introduced to Ballet terminology. A short dance will be performed on the last day of class.


Youth Cheer

This is a recreational program designed to teach cheerleading fundamentals. Participants will learn chants, jumps, basic stunts, and dance. They will also get the opportunity to cheer at flag football games in the Spring Session. 

Beginners Cheer (Age 5-7)Designed for children new to cheerleading.
 

Intermediate/Advanced Cheer (Age 7-11): 6 and 7 year olds must have previously completed two YMCA cheer sessions.


Youth Hip Hop

Presented by Sean Boogie Dance Studios & the Y

Sean will introduce students to the fundamentals of dance in a nurturing classroom setting. Hip-Hop combines the styles of breaking, popping, and locking, while the students movement mixes gymnastics techniques with strength training and athleticism. Students will develop musicality, coordination, flexibility, and physical fitness in a fun environment! 

Age 6-12


Co-ed Flag Rugby

Do you want to play a game where you can be the quarterback, the running back and the receiver all at once? Then try Flag Rugby this winter! Flag Rugby is a fast moving, non-contact, running and ball carrying game suitable for boys and girls to play together. The interchangeable nature of possession requires switching from defense to offense in an instant and helps to develop a wide variety of skills. Cooperation and determination along with individual and
collective responsibility are key elements in the game of Flag Rugby.

Grade 1-2

Grade 3-5

Grade 6-8


NEW!  High School Girls Flag Rugby

Coaching provided by Fond du Lac Rugby Inc.
Flag Rugby is a fast moving, non-contact, running and ball-carrying game. Players attempt to evade and pass a rugby ball while defenders attempt to prevent them scoring by pulling a flag from the player’s belt. The interchangeable nature of possession requires switching from offense to defense in an instant and helps to develop a wide range of skills. Cooperation and determination along with individual and collective responsibility are key elements in the game.


Youth Soccer

Beginner Rookies Soccer (Age 4-5): This beginner level class is designed for kids that are just beginning in the sport of soccer. Kids will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. Dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense will be heavily emphasized through drills and small-sided game play.
 

Advanced Rookies Soccer (Age 6-7): Kids in this advanced level class will build upon the basic skills that were learned in the Beginner Class. More advanced dribbling, passing, shooting, & defense drills will be taught. Kids will also play small-sided indoor games beginning in week 4.


Youth Bowling

Youth Bowling (Age 7-10): Are you looking for a great way to learn about Bowling? Our partnership with Ledgeview Lanes would be a great way to get started. A certified instructor will teach bowling skills and etiquette in this 6 week course.


NEW! Adult/Child Bowling League

Bowling is a great sport where you can participate with your kids!  In this league, teams will consist of one adult/one child and will bowl against another team each week. One game per week with shoes included! Your child’s age will determine which league you are in.

Age 4-7

Age 8-10

Age 11-15


Youth Racquetball

Open to youth grades 4-8, these lessons are designed to teach kids the basic rules and skills of the great sport of racquetball!


USTA Quick Start Tennis

This program is designed and structured for kids to learn, rally and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. Only 30 spots are available in each session! Participants in this program do not have to be USTA members. Upon registration, participants will receive a free USTA membership. (further instruction will be given upon sign up).

Age 5-7

Age 8-11