Sports Classes

In the YMCA sports classes, we focus on skill development and strengthening those skills throughout the duration of the sports program.

Learning character values is a key element of YMCA sports, we emphasize concepts like teamwork, sportmanship and everyone plays. Our YMCA character values of Caring, Honest, Respect and Responsibility. Some of our programs for older youth and adults can be competitive, be we still maintain character values.

Youth Beginner Karate

This class builds a solid foundation of karate techniques though which participants will improve kinesthetic awareness, fitness, mental focus and the unity of mind/ body/ spirit. This class is for children ages 5-12 years old and will focus on teaching the Kihon (basic actions) and Kata (forms/routines) that initializes the study of Shotokan Karate-Do.

Tae Kwon Do

This class offers a great way to gain self-esteem, respect, discipline, coordination and balance while learning self-defense, being active and having fun! Tae Kwon Do is instructed by 4th Degree black belt Helen Baylis and is offered for ages 6 years and older.

Little Athletes

Get them started young! Little Athletes is suited for the little ones and is a great introductory class to a variety of sports and games. Little athletes engage in activities such as soccer, t-ball, basketball, playground games, and much more! This class is offered for ages 3-5 years.

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