YOUTH & TEEN SPORTS AND RECREATION

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Winter 2021-2022

Session Dates: January 3, 2022 – March 27, 2022
Family Registration begins: December 4, 2021
Open Registration begins: December 8, 2021

BASKETBALL

Youth basketball programs are lead by our highly trained and qualified coaches.  Our Basketball programs are a great way to learn new skills or  begin a lifelong athletic pursuit.

YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Youth Basketball League (YBL) is open to
boys and girls in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade and teaches participants the basics of basketball through skills practice and fun games with guided instruction. Youth build confidence and develop lasting friendships, learn the importance of teamwork, good sportsmanship, as well as the Y core values of caring, honest, respect, and responsibility.

Pint Size Basketball Skills

Monday | January 3 – March 23
Grades K-2 | 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Cost: Members $150 | Community Members $200
An introductory basketball class where we focus on gross motor skills and the fundamentals of basketball.

Shooting Clinic

Friday | January 7 – March 25
Grades 5-8 | 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Cost: Members $150 | Community Members $200
Level appropriate skills and drills are lead by YMCA coaches each class. All aspects of the offensive side of basketball are included in the program. Participants looking to increase their court time in a structured fun environment will benefit from this program.

FENCING

Learn the art that is the Olympic sport of fencing! Participants will learn the fundamentals of balance footwork and blade control. Build confidence, increase coordination and endurance, make friends, and much more.

Fencing

Friday | January 7 – March 25
Grades K – 2 | 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Cost: Members $250| Community Members $300

Friday | January 7 – March 25
Grades 3 – 5| 5:30PM – 7:00PM
Cost: Members $300| Community Members $375

Friday | January 7 – March 25
Grades 6 – 8| 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Cost: Members $300| Community Members $375

Fencing for Mommy & Me!

Friday | January 7 – March 25
Ages 3 – 5 | 2:30PM – 3:30PM
Cost: Members $250 | Community Members $300
Little fencers and one parent are welcome to come join this fun early childhood development activity. Tall and small fencers alike will use foam swords in class to practice coordination, listening skills, patterning, and agility. They’ll even get to swashbuckle with mom or dad!

FOOTBALL

Flag Football

Thursday | January 6 – March 24
Grades 3 – 5 | 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Cost: Members $150 | Community Members $200
Learn the basics of football in a safe and fun atmosphere. Participants will learn all about teamwork, good sportsmanship, and skill development!

KARATE

Karate is a form of martial arts originating from Japan that uses kicking, striking and defensive blocking with the arms and legs. Learn the fundamentals of Karate, build confidence, strengthen mind and body, improve endurance, coordination, and so much more!

Karate Pre-K

Monday, Wednesday | January 3 – March 21
Ages 3 – 5 | 1:30PM – 2:30PM
Cost: Members $175 | Community Members $225
YMCA Martial Arts combines elements of a multiple of disciplines in its curriculum and emphasizes both philosophy and education. Preschoolers train in the basic fundamentals of martial arts while practicing self-discipline, focus, balance and strength.

Karate

Monday, Sunday| January 3 – March 27
Grades K – 2
Monday | 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Sunday | 9:45AM – 10:45AM
Cost: Members $175 | Community Members $225

Sunday | January 9 – March 27
Grades 3 – 5 | 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Cost: Members $175 | Community Members $225

YMCA Martial Arts combines elements of a multiple of disciplines in its curriculum and emphasizes both philosophy and education. Preschoolers train in the basic fundamentals of martial arts while practicing self-discipline, focus, balance and strength.

SOCCER

Pee Wee Soccer

Sunday | January 9 – March 27
Ages 3 – 5 | 8:15AM – 9:00AM
Cost: Members $100 | Community Members $150
YMCA Sports Staff will lead participants in the fundamentals of soccer. Soccer based gross motor skills are emphasized in this class. This first half of the class will focus on skills and the second half of the class will be a game. Class takes place in the YMCA gymnasium.

Rookies Soccer

Sunday | January 9 – March 27
Ages 3 – 5 | 9:00AM – 10:00AM
Cost: Members $150 | Community Members $200
YMCA Sports Staff will lead participants in the fundamentals of soccer. Concepts of teamwork, ball handing, passing and shooting are grown throughout the session. This first half of the class will focus on skills and the second half of the class will be a staff lead game. Class takes place in the YMCA gymnasium.

Youth Fitness

Youth Yoga

Wednesday | January 5 – March 23
Ages 7 – 14 | 4:30PM – 5:15PM
Cost: Members $140 | Community Members $195
Yoga is an excellent way to bring calm and balance into our minds and bodies. No experience is needed to enjoy yoga and its benefits! Please bring your mat. Participants in our After School program will be brought to the studio for class and returned to the program.

Youth Fitness Conditioning

Thursday | January 6 – March 24
Ages 10 – 14 | 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Cost: Members $140 | Community Members $195
Small-group training, led by one of our Certified Personal Trainers, designed for 10 to 14 year olds who are looking to start lifelong, healthy habits. Participants will learn how to use the Wellness Center equipment safely and effectively while engaging in a variety of cardio, strength and flexibility exercises.

SPORTS MAKE-UP POLICY

Program participants register for classes on specific dates and times. Unless the YMCA cancels a class, and provides a makeup, attendance in scheduled classes is the responsibility of the participant.  We cannot provide makeup classes or allow the participant to attend a different class. At this time, the Gymnastic Center is not providing trial classes. No refunds or credits for classes.

INCLEMENT WEATHER PROGRAM MAKE-UPS

Please check the following locations for changes to our facility and program schedules. Check the Red banner at the top of every page on our website. If there is no red banner, there are no changes.  Check the Family Y Social Media Facebook and Instagram. Check the outgoing voice message at the Westport Y 203-226-8981.

Currently,  the Sports Department is not able to offer make ups for classes that are cancelled due to inclement weather because of limited space availability. ​No refunds or credits for weather cancellations.

Please contact jkanaple@westporty.org with any questions.