While individual sports and activities help develop personal and physical skills, there is nothing like the interaction of team sports such as basketball, soccer and T-ball to develop cooperation, strategy and sportsmanship. YMCA sports leagues offer a low-pressure, high-participation opportunity to develop these skills. The “bench” is one position no one has to play at the Y.

Lindsay’s Law: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth in Athletes

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?
A Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, cutting off blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Sudden cardiac arrest is fatal if not treated immediately, most often by a defibrillator.

Click here to learn more about Lindsay’s Law and the YMCA of Youngstown’s requirements for youth athletes, their parents/guardians, and YMCA Coaches.

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Youth Leagues & Clinics

Fall Jr Cavs Fundamental Basketball League Ages 13-15

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We are partnering with the 2016 NBA World Champion Cleveland Cavaliers’ Junior Cavs program that includes some great perks. This Tuesday / Thursday evening league consists of 2 practices, 5 games and tournament. We focus on the fundamentals of basketball while modifying the game to fit each age division. The League emphasizes healthy competition, promotes teamwork and individual development, and focuses on life lessons learned through sports. Team play and good sportsmanship are stressed. All players receive equal time each game.

Practices are November 16 & 21. Games are November 28, 30, December 5, 7 & 12. Practices (1 hour) and games (45 min) are scheduled between 5:15 and 8 pm. The Tournament is December 14 & 19

Registration deadline is Monday, November 13

Registration Form and Additional Information
Register ONLINE (type cavs in the Program field)


Fall Jr Cavs Fundamental Basketball League Ages 4-12

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We are partnering with the 2016 NBA World Champion Cleveland Cavaliers’ Junior Cavs program that includes some great perks. This Saturday league consists of 3 practices and 6 games. We focus on the fundamentals of basketball while modifying the game to fit each age division. The League emphasizes healthy competition, promotes teamwork and individual development, and focuses on life lessons learned through sports. Team play and good sportsmanship are stressed. All players receive equal time each game.

Practices are October 14, 21 & 28. Games are November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9 & 16. Practices and games are scheduled between 8 am and 8 pm for 1 hour in length.

The registration deadline is Saturday, September 16. A $15 Late fee will be assessed after this date. The FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Saturday, September 30. NO registrations will be accepted after this date.

Registration Form and Additional Information
Register ONLINE (type cavs in the Program field)


Fall “Select” Basketball League

(Boys grades 3 to 6)

This Sunday league consists of 3 practices and 5 games. The league is designed for a competitive to advanced level of play, not only in skills, but also in team philosophies and game strategies while building character and exercising good sportsmanship.

Practices are October 15, 22 & 29. Games are November 5, 12, 19, 26 & December 3. The registration deadline is Saturday, October 7. Practices and games are scheduled between 1 and 5 pm for 1 hour in length.

Teams can provide their own uniforms or purchase jerseys from the Y for $12 each.

Registration coming soon!


Contact

D’Nelle Seiple, Youth Sports League Director, at dseiple@youngstownymca.org or 330-744-8411 x 151

Erin Burnick, Youth Sports League Coordinator, at eburnick@youngstownymca.org


Adult League

Fall Adult Co-Ed Volleyball League

Friday nights at the Y were made for volleyball! There is always good competition on every court.

League Registration and Open Play Night is September 15. The first night for League play is September 22. All team and individual fees MUST be paid by September 22!

Click HERE for Details

Contact

Mike Shaffer, Central Executive Director, at mshaffer@youngstownymca.org or 330-744-8411

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