YOUTH SPORT PROGRAMS

PROGRESSIVE SWIM LESSONS FOR YOUTH - REFER TO 'HEALTHY LIVING' - 'AQUATICS AND SWIM LESSONS' TAB

FALL 2018

FALL SESSION #2: OCTOBER 8TH - NOVEMBER 10TH

MEMBER REGISTRATION: SEPTEMBER 26, 2018
NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION: OCTOBER 1, 2018
EARLY REGISTRATION: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH 
(PROGRESSIVE SWIM LESSONS, PROGRESSIVE GYMNASTICS, TINY TUMBLERS, KIDS BE FIT)

FALL SESSION #3: NOVEMBER 12TH - DECEMBER 15TH

MEMBER REGISTRATION: OCTOBER 31, 2018
NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION: NOVEMBER 5, 2018
EARLY REGISTRATION: MONDAY, OCTOBER 29TH (PROGRESSIVE SWIM LESSONS, PROGRESSIVE GYMNASTICS, TINY TUMBLERS, KIDS BE FIT)

PUNT, PASS & KICK

Join us on Saturday, October 27, 2018 for a Punt, Pass & Kick sponsored by Calvert-Pearson Insurance Group and your Warren YMCA. Held at War Memorial Field from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Stop by anytime between these hours to participate. Boys & Girls ages 4-15 years (age as of Oct. 27, 2018). Register at the YMCA Front Desk before 10/27/18. First 100 registrants will receive a free Nerf football courtesy of Calvert Pearson Insurance Group. Other activities include: 40 yard dash, 1 minute push-up challenge, 1 minute sit-up challenge, agility course and throwing accuracy drill.

*No football shoes or cleats of any form will be permitted.
Contact Joe Veriga, YMCA Youth Sport Coordinator at 814-726-0110, ext 117 or email joe@warrenymca.org.

Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Cost: FREE event sponsored by Calvert Pearson Insurance Group
Registration: Now Open until day of event
Ages: 4-15 years
Age Groups: 4-5, 6-7,8-9,10-11,12-13,14-15
Where: War Memorial Field

LITTLE ROOKIES

These 2-day per week sport introduction classes are perfect for kids ages 3-5 with energy to burn. They will begin with a short warm-up and stretch followed by specific sports skills and games.

September/October: Power Kickers (Soccer)
October/November: Little Pigskins (Football)
November/December: Variety of Sports

Days: Monday and Wednesday
Time: 1:00 - 1:45 pm
Cost: $15.00 members / $40.00 non-members

TINY TUMBLERS

Children ages 3 to 5 will learn basic tumbling skills with an emphasis on balance and coordination. Participants should wear leotards or t-shirt tucked into shorts/leggings. Hair should be pulled back into ponytail if needed. Please select either 1:00 pm OR 2:00 pm class time. Ratio for teacher to student is 1 to 10.

Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Times: 1:00 - 1:45 pm OR 2:00 - 2:45 pm
Cost: $28.00 members / $56.00 non-members

PROGRESSIVE GYMNASTICS

Girls and boys ages kindergarten up to 15 years will be taught gymnastics skills along with the value of exercise and physical conditioning. Skills on the balance beam, uneven bars, floor exercise and vault will be taught. All participants must in enrolled in kindergarten for 2017-18 and may be up to 15 years old to participate. Groups are separated by age and skill level. Participants should wear leotard or t-shirt tucked into shorts/leggings. Hair should be pulled back into ponytail if needed.

Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cost: $30.00 members / $60.00 non-members

TUMBLE AND SPLASH (AGES 18 MO'S - 36 MONTHS)

This class combines both gym time for creative movement and motor skills along with some fun time in the pool during the water adjustment segment. Participants may choose to attend the entire 1-hour class, or just the gym or pool segment. A class designed especially for children ages 18 months - 2 years. (At 3 years old, children can move up to Progressive Swim Lessons.) This water adjustment is a parent participation class. (Grandparents, relatives, or babysitters are welcome to attend in lieu of a parent.) Child must wear swim diaper in pool if not potty trained. Instructor: Tom Harrington.

Days: Tuesday and Thursday (September thru May)

Time & Cost:
10:00 - 11:00 am......Both Gym & Swim.........$30.00 Member / $50.00 Non-member
10:00 - 10:25 am .....Gym only......................$18.00 Member / $36.00 Non-member
10:30 - 11:00 am .....*Swim only.....................$18.00 Member / $36.00 Non-member

*Swim only: ages 6-35 months may register. Part of the Swim Starters Level A/B of Progressive Swim Lessons.

YMCA GIRLS BASKETBALL LEAGUE - GRADES 1-6 (OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2018) 

The YMCA girls' basketball league combines team play and individual skills in a fun and supportive environment. Young girls will develop basketball skills including passing, receiving, shooting, footwork and dribbling. Not only will they have an opportunity to improve their technique, but they will also build social skills, gain confidence and develop leadership skills. All skill levels are welcome. Teams will be organized based on grade levels. Grades 1-3 and grades 4-6 will play against each other. Games will be played at the Warren YMCA on Saturdays (1 Friday Evening) beginning Friday, November 9th and ending Saturday, December 15th. (No games Saturday, November 24th.) Games will be held in the morning. Practices will be held 2 times per week beginning the week of October 22nd. After games begin, practices will be held 1 time per week. Practices will be held at the Warren YMCA or at an offsite location if needed.

Registration:
Begins - September 13, 2018
Ends - October 13, 2018

Practice: Begins the week of October 22, 2018. (Day/time will be at coaches' discretion.)
Game Dates
Friday, November 9, 2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018 (last game)
Ages:
Grades: 1st - 3rd
Grades: 4th - 6th
Cost:
Members $35.00 (Family Max $60.00)
Non-members: $50.00 (Family Max $90.00)

YMCA BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE - GRADES 1 - 6  WINTER 2019

The YMCA Boys Basketball League is a league where emphasis is placed on fundamentals, adding onto those basic skills and simply having fun! Players will either learn the basic skills they need or add on to already existing skills by using age/skill level appropriate drills and techniques.

Games will be held on Saturday mornring:
February 2nd - March 16, 2019 (No games February 16th)

Dates: League runs January through March.
Cost: Members $35.00 (Family Max $60.00)
Non-members $50.00 (Family Max $90.00)
Registration: Now Open until December 15th. (No registration after Dec. 15th due to jersey ordering restrictions.)
Grades: 1st - 6th

INDOOR SOCCER

This program is for youth ages 3-5 and 6-8 and will include soccer instruction, rules, relays and actual soccer games. The children will be taught the importance of teamwork and exercise for good health. Good sportsmanship will be emphasized during all aspects of the program. Maximum participants - 15 in each age group. *Will begin with the November/December 2018 session.

Ages: 3-5 years
Day: Saturday (November/December session)
Time: 9:00-9:30 am or 9:30-10:00 am
Cost: $12.00 Members / $25.00 Non-members

Ages: 6 - 8 years
Day: Saturday
Time: 8:15 - 9:00 am
Cost: $14.00 Members / $28.00 Non-members

* SOCCER - CHAMPION PROGRAM

Champion Soccer is a community based program for young athletes with special needs. Our goal is to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl who has mental or physical special needs. The program will consist of five 30-minute session where youth will work with experienced coaches, volunteers and players to experience skill sessions, drills and games if applicable. Classes are held with 5-week session of regular programming. Contact joe@warrenymca.org for details.
*Will begin with the November/December session.

Day: Saturday (November/December session)
Times: 10:00-10:30 am
Cost: $10.00 members / $20.00 non-members

SOCCER
2019 SPRING INDOOR MINI SOCCER - BOYS & GIRLS AGES 4-8

Children ages 4-8 years old as of March 1, 2019 are eligible to participate. All games and practices will be held inside at the YMCA. Volunteer coaches are needed. If you're a good parent, you'll make a great coach! This will be a league similar to the Fall Soccer Program, but the number of players on a team will be modified and the playing field will be set up indoors in the gymnasium. This is a great opportunity for boys and girls to get many quality touches with the soccer ball and to develop skills.

Practices will be held on week-day evenings beginning the March TBA, 2018 and practice times will be at the discretion of the coach.
Games will be played on Saturdays beginning April TBA, 2018 and will run for 5 weeks, ending May TBA.
Each child will receive a t-shirt. *Shin guards are mandatory.

Registration:
Begins January TBA, 2018. The deadline to register is February TBA, 2018. Don't delay - register early to guarantee t-shirt! ** Must register at the YMCA Front Desk due to required form.

Cost:
$25.00 members ($50.00 family maximum)
$35.00 non members ($70 family maximum)

2018 FALL SOCCER LEAGUE - BOYS & GIRLS AGES 3 - 14 YEARS

Any child that is age 3 - 14 as of August 31, 2018 is eligible to sign up for Fall Soccer League. Games and practices are held at Warren State Hospital grounds. There are six weeks of matches, with the 1st games played on Saturday, September 8, 2018 and ending on October 20th. Practices are week-day evenings beginning approximately the 2nd/3rd week of August and will not exceed two practices per week up to the first game. After the 1st game, teams will reduce practice to one day per week. Shin guards are required. Soccer cleats are recommended, but optional. *Black shorts are required for the U-15 age group. Please contact YMCA Soccer Board warrenco.ymcafallsoccer@gmail.com for more information.