Kids and teens have the opportunity to be active, build confidence, learn new skills and make new friends in sports at the Y. Youth sports are a fun and engaging way to learn important life lessons, including positive competition, fair play, the value of participation over winning, team-building, positive self-image and respect for others.
Current youth sports:
Pickleball is BACK! This fast-paced racket sport combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis to create a new and fun experience! Participants will receive instruction from the Pickleball Ambassador of Vernon County.
Sessions will run monthly, with practices on Thursdays from 3:30-5 pm. Students can ride the bus straight to the YMCA after school. Equipment will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their paddles.
Fees: $20/Members; $30/Non-members
Registration: Dec 16-May 1
Sessions begin: Jan 5
Sessions end: May 25
Practices: Thursdays, 3:30-5 pm
Register at the Y!
Bump, Set Spike! Learn the exciting, fast-paced game of volleyball with the Osage Prairie YMCA! Kids in 3rd-6th Grades will develop essential volleyball skills while enjoying healthy competition and teamwork through drills and scrimmaging.
Ages: 3rd-6th Grade
Fees: $25/Members; $40/Non-Members
Registration: July 18-October 7
Sessions: September 5-28 & October 3-26
Practice Nights: Mondays & Wednesdays
Practice Time: TBD
Tridents Swim Team
Dive in and try it out! Our Trident’s Swim Team is where kids ages 5-18 can work on strokes, build endurance, and can participate in competitive swim meets.
Dribble, shoot, score! YMCA Basketball introduces kids to the basic skills of the sport in a fun and positive environment.
Youth club sports:
OPY Volleyball Club
The OPY Volleyball Club is holding open tryouts for girls who aspire to thrive in a competitive environment! Our program helps competitors develop their skills under the direction of our highly qualified coaching staff. The OPY Volleyball Club is a member of the Heart of America (HOA) region of USA Volleyball.