youth sports classes

The Ann Arbor YMCA offers a range of youth sports classes designed to teach basic skills and emphasize the concepts of teamwork, cooperation and sportsmanship. We stress participation and fun so that all participants can enjoy a positive experience in our classes. If you would like to view a class schedule, please click on the online registration link.

Learn to Play Basketball! (Year round)
Does your son/daughter enjoy playing basketball? Enroll him or her today in our instructional youth basketball clinics. Children will work with experienced coaches to develop their basketball skills in an environment that encourages praise and positive reinforcement. This is a great place for your child to make new friends and continue learning the skills of basketball in a safe and fun environment.

Learn to Play Soccer! (Seasonal: October-April)
Our indoor soccer classes are fun instructional classes with an emphasis on playing games. Children will play in small sided games and practices and develop basic techniques in passing, dribbling & shooting. Most importantly they will make new friends and learn that teamwork and sportsmanship come first. 

Youth Rugby (Seasonal: April-October)
Flag Rugby is a version of rugby designed for elementary aged children. This safe, non-contact version of rugby builds basic fundamentals and is fun to play for both boys and girls alike. While the rules are simple and easy to learn, the game promotes ball handling and running skills, and gives children a chance to try another new sport! Led by certified US rugby coach, Tom Stulberg. Ages 6-10 & 11-14.

Kick, Catch, Throw 
A fun introductory sports class for boys and girls ages 3-4. Through a range of developmentally appropriate activities, children are introduced to some of the fundamentals of basketball, t-ball, floor hockey and indoor soccer. Parents are encourged to attend with their children. Ages 3 - 4.

Have a suggestion for a sport you'd like to see at the Ann Arbor YMCA? Email spetty@annarborymca.org with your thoughts, we'd love to hear from you.

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