Youth Sports

Youth Sports allows young people to develop skills and build healthy lifestyles through teamwork, fun and fair play. Our coaches are caring volunteers that help guide our children through learning the essentials of physical fitness, healthy development, and participation. There are no tryouts in our non-competitive sports programs. Both team and individual sports are available. 



Helpful Information
 

  1. You can reach our youth sports department for all YMCA's in Greater San Antonio by emailing us at [email protected] or calling our office at 210-497-7955

  2. The YMCA Sports team communicates with families and coaches each season through our PlayerpSpace sports management platform. If you're new to the YMCA or a returning family be sure to follow this link to sign in or create your account in the upper right-hand corner.

  3. Practices are guaranteed to occur at or near your home location, but games are played at YMCAs throughout the Greater San Antonio association based on registration numbers. YMCA leagues and divisions may be combined with those from other Ys to ensure participation for all.

  4. Interested in coaching your child? Reach out to us at [email protected] and we will get you everything you need to make an impact on kids in our community through sport. Every season there are more kids looking to play sports than parent volunteers signed up to coach.
    We can always use your help! 
     


Current Offerings
 

Fall 2021 Sports Season Registration: July 19 - October 31

Sports Clinics

Session I Registration August 30 - October 3
Session II Registration September 13 - October 31

Teaches the fundamentals of a sport in preparation for league play.

Session I
• Clinics start Oct. 9
• Meets 1x week for 4 weeks
• Alternate branch locations

Volleyball Clinic (Saturdays)
Ages 5 - 8 at 8:30am - 9:30am

  Register


 Session II

• Clinics start Nov. 6
• Meets 1x week for 4 weeks
• Alternate branch locations
• No program Nov. 27

Volleyball Clinic (Saturdays)
Ages 5 - 8 at 8:30am - 9:30am

  Register


INDOOR SPORTS LEAGUE


First Practice: Week of Sept. 27
First Games: Oct. 9
Last Game: Dec. 4


• There will be 8 games in total.
• Age divisions may be combined due to low participation and with other YMCA's for games, travel is likely
• Age divisions 11+ have a high chance of playing other YMCAs for games and travel is likely.
• Practices will be in the local Y area, including combined divisions with other YMCAs.
 

REGISTER ONLINE

Sports Offered:

 Basketball (co-ed) Ages: 11-17 yrs 
 

  Register

 

Volleyball Ages: 9-14 yrs 
 

  Register


REGISTER AT THE Y

If you prefer NOT to register online, please print out our Fall Indoor Leagues | Basketball | Session I Clinics | Session II Clinics
Registration Form(s). Bring your completed form to the Welcome Center and we will get you all set up!

Helpful Information

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   To view your child's practice and game schedules, click HERE.

 

 

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 Resources

Youth Sports Rules

Weather Policy

Coaches' Corner

Parents' Place

 

Value of YMCA Youth Sports

50% Playing Time

YMCA guarantees a child will play a minimum of 50% of the time in every sport. This Best Practice allows the child the time to grow and develop their confidence and skills.

Requests

Participants can request to play with a certain coach, or a friend or player. During General and Late Registration, requests are not guaranteed.

Member Discount

Members receive a discount on Youth Sports and other Y Programs.

 

Uniforms

The YMCA provides a uniform for your child.
 

  • Soccer - Jersey and Socks

  • Baseball - Jersey and MLB Cap or Visor

  • Lacrosse - Jersey

  • Volleyball - Jersey

  • Basketball - Jersey (Reversible)

  • Flag Football/Touch Football (Jersey)
     

Sponsor a Team and get Upgraded Jerseys for all.

 


Sports Philosophies