There’s something for every kid at the Y. They can meet new friends, build skills, develop interests and try new things in a supportive environment with caring adults. Our sports programs emphasize values, sportsmanship, friendship and most of all, fun!

 Youth Sports – Fall 2017

FALL I SESSION

Program Dates: September 11-October 29 (7 weeks)
Registration: Member registration begins August 13th. Non-Member registration begins August 27th.

FALL II SESSION

Program Dates: October 30-December 24 (8 weeks)
Registration: Member registration begins October 1st. Non-Member registration begins October 15th.


Preschool Sports

Ages: 3-5

This class introduces children to a wide range of sports with a new sport to discover each week. Class will consist of age-appropriate drills and skills followed by a scrimmage. Sports include basketball, soccer, kickball, and more!

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Youth Instructional Basketball

Ages: 5-11

This class introduces participants to the basics of basketball, including dribbling, shooting, and passing as well as basic game rules. Class time will be divided between drills and skills and a scrimmage.

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Youth Karate

Ages: 4.5-18

The Y’s “Eclectic Karate” program combines the strengths of various disciplines to emphasize self-defense, control, positive attitude and spirit. Year-round program.

Ages: 4.5 – 6
TUE & FRI 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Pleasant Street
Fee: Y Member: $54/month, Non-member: $69/month
Registration:Registration on-going. Register at the Pleasant Street Branch.

Grades: 1 & up
Schedule:
White – Purple belts: TUE & FRI 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Purple-Brown belts: TUE & FRI 5:45-6:30 p.m.
Location: Pleasant Street
Fee: Y Member: $70/month, Non-member: $85/month
Registration:Registration on-going. Register at the Pleasant Street Branch.

Teen Combination & Junior Black Belt Class
Schedule:TUE & FRI 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Pleasant Street
Fee: Y Member: $85/month, Non-member: $101/month
Registration: Registration on-going. Register at the Pleasant Street Branch.


Floor Hockey

Ages: 6-12

This class uses the skills players already know and develops them. It will also allow new participants to learn the basics of floor hockey including puck handling, shooting, and passing as well as basic game rules. Class time will be divided between drills and skills as well as a scrimmage.

Recommended equipment: Stick and Gloves

Required Equipment: Mouth guard and Sneakers

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Youth Cross-Country Meets

Ages: 6-17

Over the hill and through the woods! Take part in our one-mile cross-country races for beginners and advanced athletes at the Norton Outdoor Center. With so many trails and paths, our outdoor recreational facility can accommodate a different challenging course at each event. Registration and course review begins 30 minutes prior.

SEPT 19, 26 and OCT 3, 10, 17
TUE 5:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. Course review is at 4:45 p.m.)

Norton Outdoor Center

$2 per race. Register at the meet.


Jaguars Youth Track & Field Program

Ages: 6-18

Under the direction of the YMCA’s Youth Wellness Specialist Ed Poirier and the Jaguars coaching staff, youth athletes participate in running, shot put, Javelin, long jump, and Cross Country. The program offers both parent and child fitness activities, including weekly fitness runs and walks. No mandatory practices or events. Come when you can!

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Lacrosse Skills Class

group-girls-lacrosseAges: 5-11

This instructional sports class introduces young players to the fundamental skills necessary to play this fun, exciting sport! Players will focus on passing, shooting, and defense while also learning the game through a series of scrimmages.

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Drop-In Volleyball

Ages: 11-18

Pass, set, hit. In this drop-in program, players will improve their volleyball skills by building from the fundamentals. This class is for beginners and advanced players alike!

Beginning November 4th

Middle School – SAT 12:30-1:30 p.m.
High School – SAT 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Pleasant Street Branch

Free Y Member / $5 Non-Member


Parkour Kids

Ages: 5-14

Do you have a child who is always moving and likes to take flying leaps from the furniture? If so, come join us in our new parkour program! This program will teach proper safety technique, jumping, balance, acrobatics, and more with the safety of a gymnastics gym. Parkour is the sport/art of movement, which includes aspects of freerunning, tumbling, breakdancing, martial arts, and more. The goal is to utilize one’s environment to overcome obstacles through athletic ability, commitment, and confidence. For more information, contact Amanda Cyr at acyr@attleboroymca.org or 508-409-0735.

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