Bring your preschooler and learn the fundamentals of basketball. This PeeWee clinic will make basketball fun for your preschooler, and prepare him or her for participating in a class or league setting.
Whether it’s practicing drills and free throws or perfecting your layup, the Y has the best basketball experience for you and your family.
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.
This coed league focuses on teaching the fundamentals of the sport. Everyone will play no matter what the skill or ability.
Participants will learn how to catch, throw, and bat in a fun team atmosphere. YMCA youth t-ball promises no try outs, no getting cut and no bench warmers! Every child plays at least half of every game while making friends and learning new techniques.
Your child will learn to dribble, pass and strike the ball correctly and the positions of the game. We use coaching methods where your child will learn the sport and have fun! Every child plays while making friends and learning new techniques.
Kids are taught basic game skills such as trapping, dribbling, passing and shooting as well as goalie skills.
Practice sessions will occur directly before the games. Players will develop their dribbling, passing and finishing techniques while building the necessary confidence to succeed in outdoor soccer.
Participants can thrive in our futsal league because it will be utilized as a developmental opportunity focused on skill development, ball control, and body awareness.
(Ages 2-5) Designed to creatively introduce your child to the game of soccer in a fun non-competitive environment focusing on individual soccer skills development with lots of touches on the ball. Mini-kicks classes offer parents and children the opportunity to have fun together by participating in a variety of soccer games.
We lead drills and games that teach the skills and positions of football as well as important values that are used on and off the field, all in a safe, friendly, and supportive environment.
Emphasizes flexibility, stamina, balance and coordination. Enhances confidence, discipline and physical fitness. Uniform and sparring pads may be purchased from instructor at first class (an additional cost through instructor). Class time determined by instructor’s evaluation. This class will be drafted on the first of each month.
This class will introduce your child to the basic beginning ballet steps and movements. Please wear leotard, tights, and ballet shoes.
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.
Dance potpourri is geared towards boys and girls using familiar, fun movements to stretch and strengthen the body and to teach fundamental ballet and other dance skills and exercises. Each week will be a different theme using fun props and music.
Session-based class combining tumbling and youth dance fun. YMCA instructor facilitated. Participants should wear a leotard or exercise clothing. Please bring a water bottle.
Children and their parents will learn simple ballet moves and a variety of dances while having fun together. Weekly Themes.
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.
Introduce your children to gymnastics in one of the YMCA’s parent/child interactive gymnastics classes. Our instructors will lead the class as you assist your child in basic gymnastic skills. Come ready to move and have fun together with your child. Class will not meet during spring break.
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!
Boys and girls will love to learn basic tumbling floor skills with a touch of parkour to bring out their inner ninja! Conditioning and strengthening skills will be introduced.
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.
Participants will learn intermediate gymnastics while building self-confidence, coordination, discipline and positive self-esteem.
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.
This class is designed to give your dancer a little exposure to the basics of both tap and ballet. Lots of fun music and movement. Dancers please wear leotard and tights. Please have both ballet and tap shoes.
Dancers will learn basic tap steps. Fun music and props included. Dancers please wear leotard, tights, and tap shoes.
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!
Participants will spend 4-7 weeks, depending on your center’s practice dates, working on technique and training for up to three events. Participants will receive a uniform representing their YMCA.
They will compete for your Center YMCA Team in two dual meets and at the seasonal (Spring or Fall) All-City Track & Field Meet. Program participants from YMCA’s throughout greater Indianapolis will compete.
Events include relays, dashes, modified shot put, javelin, and long jump.
Check you center’s Program Guides or ask at Member Services for more details on specific practice dates and times.
Each week is designed to introduce a concept as well as a basic skill from the movement framework. This program is considered gross motor and structured activity for early learners and home-schooled students ages 3-6 year olds. Participants will attend PE class at the Y two-days/week for one hour.
An important part of the program incorporates socialization skills within the class format. This is a fun learning environment where you can enjoy some time with your kids.
Geared to help athletes develop sport-specific skills. YMCA trained staff lead players in drills and games designed to develop the fundamental skills required for the sport. When participating in YMCA clinics, participants are sure to improve on skills, make new friends, and have fun. A YMCA clinic is a great lead-up for participating in a class or league setting.
Introduce your PeeWee the basics of soccer in four week! YMCA trained staff lead players in drills and games designed to develop the fundamental skills required for the sport. When participating in YMCA clinics, participants are sure to improve on skills, make new friends, and have fun. A YMCA clinic is a great lead-up for participating in a class or league setting.
Take your time and try it all. Not all athletes are the same it can take time to figure out what sports holds your passion. The YMCA’s multi-sport clinic is the perfect way to “try it out”. Each week a new sport and games will be introduced including basketball, soccer, and t-ball skills. Basic skills will be covered incorporating socialization skills within the class format. A fun learning environment where you can enjoy some time with your kids as they find their passion! Each session will have practice once a week for 4 weeks.
Swimming is a life skill. The YMCA has been teaching people of Central Indiana how to swim for over 150 years, especially children, helping them to be safe around water and prevent accidents.
Exploration and knowledge building are at the core of the Y’s Before & After School programming. We believe in creating a solid foundation for children who need support in order to succeed in school.
Work out worry-free knowing the YMCA—the largest provider of child care in the country—is providing a safe, fun environment for your children.
Every day is an opportunity to create lasting memories with your family. Get fit together with some family fitness, relax and have fun while taking a family swim at the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis!
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.
Healthy development starts early for children, and that’s why at the YMCA, we care for the health and well being of your child.