Youth Sports

Preschool Sports

The New Canaan YMCA provides an opportunity for boys and girls to participate in a wide variety of sports throughout the year.

Backyard Sports (Ages 3-5)

This preschool class is all about fun and introducing some sports skills to our little kids. This class will cover a wide range of games and skills, kids will play kick ball, floor hockey, t-ball, and many other fun games.
Sessions: Fall, Winter, Spring

Preschool Soccer (Ages 3-5)

Presented by Blue Wave Kickers (BWK). This class engages children in physical activity while developing their motor skills and basic soccer skills through fun and imaginative games that also help build self-confidence and self-esteem.
Sessions: Fall, Winter, Spring

Lil’ Hoopsters (Ages 3-5)

Basketball skill development taught in a fun environment with special emphasis on ball handling, passing, floor spacing, footwork, and shooting mechanics. All designed for beginners who want to learn and improve their basketball skills.
Sessions: Fall, Winter, Spring.

Jedi Karate (Ages 3-5)

Students will enjoy new obstacles and team challenges, themed games, and martial arts fun! This program will focus on a blend of fitness, strength and conditioning, and martial arts-based games and activities. Participants will gain confidence, self-control, and group camaraderie.
Sessions: Fall, Winter, Spring

Lil’ Laxers (Ages 3-5)

The Lil’ Laxers lacrosse class is offered at the New Canaan YMCA for boys and girls ages 3-5. Children will gain confidence and have fun learning lacrosse skills. Cradling, shooting, throwing, catching, and game play are all part of the 45-minute program.
Sessions: Fall, Winter, Spring


For more information about these activities, contact Will Schwartzstein at 203-920-1652.