Youth Sports & Esports

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 We offer year-round youth sports, where kids improve their skills, make new friends and learn sportsmanship. Our sports programs provide children with opportunities to learn specific skills in a supportive environment. They are conducted with an emphasis on positive personal growth and we balance the development of physical skills with other important aspects of sports including leadership, teamwork and cooperation.

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New “Y OKC Sport” App

Get the most out of this season with our new “Y OKC Sports” app. Available on the iOS App store and the Google Play store by searching for “Y OKC Sports”. You can also download directly by clicking the links below:

Winter Sports

Thunder Basketball Leagues 

Our Developmental League for youth basketball will have an  emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Youth basketball officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn the rules as they play basketball games. The winter season consists of 8 games and summer season consists of 6 games. The Developmental League is open for children ages 3-16. For ages 5 & up, our youth basketball league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration.

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills a place to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed, and Parents Code of Conduct. The winter season consists of 8 games and summer season consists of 6 games. Both seasons include an end of season tournament. The Spirit League is open for children ages 8-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration.


 

Fall Sports at the Y

Soccer

Youth Soccer is an exciting sport that combines individual skill with team effort. No benchwarmers here! YMCA youth soccer promises that every child will get to play. The goal of this program is to help children learn new techniques while also making valuable friendships.

Flag Football 

Flag Football is one of America’s most exciting sports and you can get your start here at the YMCA, so huddle up‚ flag football is here! YMCA flag football is a recreational program designed for players new to the sport of football as well as those not quite ready for tackle football.

Volleyball

Children will have the opportunity to learn the basic volleyball fundamentals such as underhand serving, setting, hitting, and digging in a non-competitive environment.

Cross Country

Lets Run! Improve upon your endurance and stamina through sprints, intervals and distance running.

Martial Arts & Tae Kwon Do

We offer martial arts for all skill levels and various age groups. We focus on discipline and mental attitude, while teaching skills.

Spring Sports at the Y

Soccer

Youth Soccer is an exciting sport that combines individual skill with team effort. No benchwarmers here! YMCA youth soccer promises that every child will get to play. The goal of this program is to help children learn new techniques while also making valuable friendships.

Track 

Volleyball

Children will have the opportunity to learn the basic volleyball fundamentals such as underhand serving, setting, hitting, and digging in a non-competitive environment.

Martial Arts & Tae Kwon Do

We offer martial arts for all skill levels and various age groups. We focus on discipline and mental attitude, while teaching skills.

Summer Sports at the Y

Baseball & Softball

Our developmental softball league offers emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of baseball and softball. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn. The season consists of eight games, with no YMCA provided practice locations. 

The League is open to children ages 3-12. Age groups are determined by registration. 

Our Baseball/T-ball league is co-ed and the Softball league is for girls only. 

 

In partnership with the University of Central Oklahoma, we are proud to introduce the YMCA Esports League.

Participants will engage in games at The CO-OP on the UCO Campus in Edmond. The 5,703-square-foot space houses more than 48 high-end PC gaming stations featuring high-fidelity visuals and equipped with RTX 2080 graphic cards for consistently high frames per second (FPS), two virtual reality booths, five Nintendo Switch consoles and a growing library of popular board and tabletop games.

Games will consist of NBA 2k, Madden, Fortnite, Smash Bros., Rocket League, and more. Participants will be responsible for additional licensing fees for each game selected.

The YMCA Esports program is available for youth ages 8-17. YMCA Esports participants will compete against each other in a supervised setting.

Space is limited to allow for COVID-19 precautions at the facility.

Contact Taylor York or Chris Berry for more information.