Sports

The Y is the starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits they will carry with them throughout their lives. The benefits are far greater than just physical health. Along with improving health, whenever teamwork is involved, there's the added benefit of being connected to others. That's why you'll find a range of recreational activities at the Y. With something to offer everyone, there's no such thing as being too old to get in the game.

Basketball Skills Camp
July 23-27
Ages 5-7  |  9-10:00 AM
Ages 8-10  |  10-11:00 AM
Ages 11-12  |  11:00AM-12:00 PM
$50M/$70NM

Campers will work on the fundamentals of the game including dribbling, passing, and shooting. This camp is open for all skill levels. Balls are available but participants are welcome to bring their own.

Men's Noon Basketball (ages 18+)  |  central
M/W/F | Noon-2:30pm | Members only

The gym has been reserved for full court, pick-up games. We welcome all to come and participate in our open gym time but from 1-2 YMCA Members only. This allows guests use of the basketball courts only, no weight room usage allowed. YMCA Staff has the right to ask anyone to leave for any violations of the code of conduct. 

CHICAGO FIRE SOCCER CAMP
Youth soccer Camp
JUNE 18-22
3-5 year olds  |  8-9:00AM  |  $95
6-12 year olds  |  9-12:00PM  |  $170

Kick off your summer by signing up for a Chicago Fire Soccer Summer Camp! Play, learn and train with our passionate, highly qualified Chicago Fire coaches who will support your child to develop soccer skills in a week of soccer-filled fun. Programs are suitable for all ages and ability levels. Spaces are limited! All players registered will receive a SITC Dri-Fit jersey, ball, individual player evaluation and a ticket to a Chic

ago Fire game at Toyota Park!

Little Sparks: Introduction to soccer where children and parents can take their first steps in soccer together!

COMMUNITY: Build on your child’s key soccer skills through activities and themed practices.

COMPETITIVE: Develop your child`s performance through game-related scenarios.

Special needs SPorts Camp
Ages 5+  |  July 16 - July 20  |  $50M & NM
At the Y, we strive to be inclusive and to provide programs for all kids. Our Special Needs Camp will provide opportunities for fun and physical activity for youth and teens with special needs. Whether you’re a beginner, a seasoned athlete, or just want to have fun, we encourage you to take part in our special needs camp. Parents are welcome to join in on the fun but participation is not required.

Special Needs Sports Camp will focus on skill as well as practice games for the following sports:
Basketball
Flag Football
Soccer
Kick Ball

AIKIDO
Ages 6+ | Tuesday/Thursday(Monthly) | 7:30-8pm(6-12 year olds) 8-9pm(13+) | $20M/$40NM | Central

In this modern, Japanese martial art, the student will learn to use his/her opponent’s energy against them rather than using force against force. Safety is stressed and students will be taught to fall safely and to work in a cooperative manner with their training partners. Register online or with our front desk at 630-552-4100.

t-balL
ages 4-6  |  june 19 – aug. 9  |  $55M/$80NM

We will focus on building the basic fundamentals of our participants. Instructional drills will be taught at the beginning of class and then kids will play in a game setting during the second half.  T-ball is held from 6-7:15pm on Tuesday or Thursday evenings.

SPORTS OF ALL SORTS (CENTRAL & WEST)
June 4 - August 10  |  Ages 5-8
Central Branch  |  Mondays 9-10:00AM  |  $60M/$80NM

West Branch  |  Thursdays 11:00am-12:00pm  |  $60M/$80NM

Interested in learning more about a variety of sports? This is just the class for you! Each week we will focus on a different sport such as basketball, hockey, archery, flag football, volleyball, soccer, and more! This has been priced so that you get 10 classes for the price of 8!

LITTLE ATHLETES (CENTRAL & WEST)
June 4 - August 10  |  Ages 3-4   |  $45M/$65NM

Central Branch  |  Mondays 10:30-11am
West Branch  |  Thursdays 10:30-11am
Interested in learning more about a variety of sports? This is just the class for you! Each week we will focus on a different sport such as basketball, hockey, archery, flag football, volleyball, soccer, and more! This has been priced so that you get 10 classes for the price of 8!

Flag Football Camp
July 30 - August 3
Ages 5-7 | 9-10:00AM
Ages 8-10 | 10-11:00AM
$50M/$70NM | Central
Our flag football camp will emphasize basic to advanced skills and practice in the areas of passing, receiving, and defense. Campers will learn the rules of flag football based on their age group as well as team concepts and sportsmanship. This camp is ideal for any youth flag football player looking to improve their football skills or a player who wants to learn the fundamentals of flag football.

REGISTER ONLINE