Find Sports Programs & Activities
At the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, sports and recreational activities are always available year-round. With the vast number of sports offered, we want to create an environment that focuses on a healthy lifestyle, confidence building, developing new skills, and teamwork.
Learn a new sport or enhance your current skills through the sports programs and clinics offered year-round at the Y. And the variety of our sports programming will help individuals make healthy choices, build relationships, and improve their physical condition. More importantly, the supportive environment that surrounds the YMCA leads to an enjoyable time and participants see the benefits of being healthy and active.
Unless otherwise noted, please visit the Member Services Desk for registration and additional program information.
The YMCA Youth Basketball Leagues are designed to give participants the chance to develop their knowledge and skills in a positive and highly instructional environment.
League will focus on skill development and the fundamentals of basketball. All games will be played at your local YMCA Center; however, participants in our Travel Basketball Leagues will play games at other YMCA locations. Previous basketball experience necessary for the Travel League.View Days & Times
Youth participating in basketball activities can be a great form of exercise that also helps form team-building skills and a sense of community.
Whether it’s practicing drills and free throws or perfecting your layup, the Y has the best basketball experience for you and your family.View Days & Times
Youth Sports Leagues
This is a progressive baseball skill development league
This coed league focuses on teaching the fundamentals of the sport. Everyone will play no matter what the skill or ability.View Days & Times
YMCA soccer is designed to encourage participation and having fun
Kids are taught basic game skills such as trapping, dribbling, passing and shooting as well as goalie skills.View Days & Times
All skill levels welcome in this Recreational Volleyball program
Have fun while learning the rules of the game, developing new skills and learning to play as a team. Program focus will be on overall player development.View Days & Times
Youth Sports Clinics
Interactive skill development lead by the YMCA’s best youth basketball coaches. YMCA basketball clinics will help prepare your athlete for wherever basketball will take them, by developing a “love” of the sport. Through positive reinforcement, skill development, and coach interaction our clinics will enhance each player’s desire for basketball, while teaching proper techniques for future achievement. Athletes will run through various skill drills to improve their agility and sharpen their practice skills. Each clinic will practice one time a week for 4 weeks.View Days & Times
YMCA baseball clinics are the perfect place to start your young athlete. Our clinics helping athletes, who are new to the sport, build the fundamental baseball skills, such as throwing, batting, field play, and general game procedures. For our more advanced players will develop skills and practice in the areas of batting, fielding, throwing and base running. Athletes will learn the rules of baseball as well as team concepts and sportsmanship. These clinics are ideal for any youth baseball player looking to improve their baseball skills, or a player who wants to learn the fundamentals of baseball. Each session will have practice once a week for 4 weeks.View Days & Times
Athletes have the opportunities to practice and refine their soccer skills through a games-centered teaching approach lead by the YMCA’s best youth soccer coaches. Soccer clinics focus on developing the heart of the sports. Through positive reinforcement and coach interaction our clinics will enhance each player’s desire for soccer, while teaching proper soccer techniques for future soccer achievement. Throughout our various Soccer Clinics, you will work on various techniques and skills based on your age and level, some of these techniques include dribbling, passing, receiving, shielding, and shooting. Each session will have practice once a week for 4 weeks.View Days & Times
At the Y, our Volleyball Clinics are designed to be developmental, providing athletes of all ages and skill levels, the opportunity to learn the best practices of the sport
Like basketball, volleyball was invented at a YMCA to give members and participants an active game to play indoors. Now volleyball is one of the most popular games at outdoor barbecues, in highschool and collegiate athletics, and even at the Olympics. Each clinic will help to improve each participants skill and technique.View Days & Times
Take TaeKwonDo the martial art of Korea
TaeKwonDo utilizes both foot and hand techniques. Training emphasizes flexibility, stamina, balance and coordination. This class enhances confidence, discipline, and physical fitness. Classes meet once per week for seven weeks. A uniform may be purchased from instructor on first class. Sparring pads are also required and available per the instructor.
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Build self-esteem through movement! Introduction to the solid foundation consisting of proper body alignment, basic vocabulary, positions and movements for the beginning student. Ballet will develop correct posture, flexibility, body awareness!View Days & Times
Learn all the fundamentals of dance your child will need to go further in dance! From Ballet to Hip Hop your child will increase their skill, learn terminology and develop technique and rhythm! Our progressive format will allow your child to grow in dance at the YMCA. Formats include: Ballet, Hip Hop,View Days & Times
Jump, Twist & Twirl into Fun!
Tiny Jazz-Hop is a class where preschoolers explore the basic fundamentals of jazz and body movement of Hip-Hop dance styles.
For more information, contact Ashley Chitwood at 317.865.6456 or firstname.lastname@example.org.View Days & Times
Jump, Twist & Twirl into Fun!
Youth Hip-Hop incorporates the styles of jazz and hip-hop. Students will learn the proper technique and skills to accurately execute choreographed dances.
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Style, poise, posture, and discipline are taught in these beginner and advanced ballet classes
Parents are asked to stay outside of all ballet classes so participants can concentrate and focus on the skills being taught. Parents will have the opportunity to see a culmination of skills learned throughout the session on the last day of class.View Days & Times
Our parent/child classes promote early motor development, while they explore the gymnastics events. These mostly unstructured classes encourage free play using age-appropriate gymnastics equipment. These kids are moving and gaining independence. Come along as they hop, climb, swing, and balance in this fun filled class!View Days & Times
In this class your child will learn cartwheels, forward rolls, straddle rolls and jumps. Participants will receive progress sheets at the end of the session. Classes will have an emphasis on cheer driven tumbling.View Days & Times
Tumbling Classes you’ll flip for!
We teach athletes to tumble, run, jump and twist in our program while helping them to develop muscular strength, flexibility and body awareness. Our programs are designed to provide a safe, nurturing environment for athletes to develop tumbling skills, as well as the four YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. You’ll love the combination of quality tumbling and fun provided by our highly qualified staff! This class will be drafted on the first of each month.View Days & Times
Participants will learn intermediate gymnastics while building self-confidence, coordination, discipline and positive self-esteem.View Days & Times
Bring your toddler to learn the basics of gymnastics. They will learn forward rolls, backward rolls and jumps. The focus of this class is motor skills with fun! This is a PARENT INVOLVED program. Participants will receive progress sheets at the end of the session. Register 3 days prior to session start date.View Days & Times
Private or semi-private tumbling or dance lessons
This is for individuals who want to improve specific skills, who are nervous to participate with a full class or who want to focus on advancement in the sport.Email Us
Homeschool Gym & Swim
Pysical Education and Swimming Opportunities for Homeschoolers at the YMCA
Each week your child will learn various forms of physical fitness, games, and activities. Each class your child will spend one hour in the gym and one hour in the pool.View Days & Times
Running/Track & Field
The YMCA Track and Field Program provides an introduction to track and field events
This program puts emphasis on skill development and sportsmanship. If you are looking to improve your running technique and coordination in the Track & Field events, or gain endurance for another sport, then this is for you!View Days & Times
Participants will work on running and stride techniques, training strategies and efficiency
Age groups will be divided and run in a shotgun-style meet. Class session will culminate with a cross country meet with runners from YMCAs throughout the greater Indianapolis area.View Days & Times
Do you have team spirit?
YMCA Cheerleading offer girls the chance to get active and have some fun cheering on their favorite YMCA Youth Sports teams.
Cheerleaders will build self-confidence and self-esteem while developing social skills and healthy relationships with other girls. If you love sports, but would rather cheer your team on to victory, then participate in one of the Cheerleading programs offered at the YMCA! At the Y, we are devoted to strengthening the spirit, mind and body of our youth. These programs are designed to teach participants the basics of cheerleading.Email Us
Pickleball is an fun and easy-to-learn game that all ages can enjoy.
Combining aspects of tennis and ping-pong, Pickleball consists of rallies over a short net. This addicting game takes only minutes to learn, but can be a competitive and challenging sport for more serious players.Email Us
Taekwondo is the traditional martial art of Korea which utilizes both hand and foot techniques, and emphasizes flexibility, balance, coordination, and endurance. Classes are taught at beginner and advanced levels and prepares students for opportunities in competition at local, state, and national levels.View Days & Times