Youth/Teen Sports or Leagues

In our leagues, athletes play equal time, with positive competition and family involvement. In addition to developing your child’s athletic ability and sportsmanship, our programs emphasize the Y’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. Come watch your child's skills and character develop in one of our youth sports leagues featured below.

LeagueGrade Day(s)/TimeFees
Member/Non-Member
Registration Information
Fall Basketball League Grades 2-12 see below $160/$220
Winter Basketball League Grades 2-12 see below $230/$275 (*205/250)
Volleyball League Grades 3-8 see below $160/$220
Flag Football League Grades K-6 see below $160/$220

* Early bird pricing ends after November 12, 2017.

 

Fall Basketball League (YBL)

Fall Basketball place an emphasis on fun, skill development, equal participation, teamwork and sportsmanship. Volunteer coaches will cover the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, defense and shooting, as well as the rules and strategies of the game. Players practice and play games with IHSA certified officials. Teams will practice on Thursdays and have games once a week on Saturday. This league is offered to grades 2-12.

 

Winter Basketball League (YBall)

Are you looking for an opportunity for your child to learn the fundamentals of basketball, while competing in a fun and friendly environment? Then our YBall league is the perfect fit for you and your family. Our YBall Leagues are focused on developing your child's skills and overall enjoyment for the sport of basketball. Teams will have experienced and trained coaches, with IHSA Certified referees for every game, for all age levels. All teams will have one practice a week (Monday through Friday) and one game a week (Saturday or Sunday) with a playoff tournament at the end of the year. Estimated 10-14 total games.

Grades 2 and 9-12 are coed, with Grades 4-8 having separate leagues for each gender. Evaluations will be held Saturday, December: 9 for all 5-8 graders and any new league participants.

Registration begins July 1. Early bird pricing (Member/Non-member: $205/$250) ends after November 12.

Winter YBall Referral Program Discount!
If you refer a NEW player to join our Winter YBall League, the new player and yourself will receive a $10 discount towards YBall League fee! Only one $10 discount can be added to the referrers league fees, however referrers can refer an unlimited amount of NEW players to join our YBall Leagues.

New! A reversible jersey will be provided to each player.

 

Volleyball League

The YMCA offers a fun and competitive environment that is suitable for all players. Teams will practice once a week and have games once a week. The players will learn skills such as bumping, setting, passing and serving. This league is cool and offered to 3-8 grades with grades 3-5 and 6-8 grouped together to create teams.

 

Flag Football League

Flag Football is a great way to learn the game of football without the contact. Players will learn a variety of skills including but not limited to catching, running, defending, learning plays, sportsmanship, and flag pulling. This league is coed and offered to gK-6 grades, with grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-6 grouped together to create teams.

 

Registration Information

Options to register are:

After registering a link for a Google Form will be emailed to your primary email within 1-2 business days. The Google Form must be completed prior to your child participating in any practices or games. If you do not receive the link please contact Sarah Weyer.

 

Questions?

For more information regarding our sports league please contact Sarah Weyer at sweyer@ymcachicago.org or call the Membership desk at 630.834.9200.

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