Youth Sports

School-Age Sports

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

Archery (Ages 8-13)

Archers learn a unique sport that has been around for centuries but continues to excite! The class will be a mix of skill games and competitive shooting to carefully track the progress of each archer. Experience the joy of becoming a master archer in a safe and welcoming environment!
Seasons: Fall, Winter

Baseball Clinics (Grades 1-4)

Learn new baseball skills or hone your current skills in this co-ed program. Coach Richard will help you take your game to new heights by developing your individual skills. Participants will work on a variety of baseball skills and techniques. All skill levels welcome!

Seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring

Basketball Clinics (Grades 1-12)

Take your basketball skills to the next level! In this co-ed class, participants will develop individual skills including ball handling, shooting, passing, defense, and game play all during a fun and interactive program. All skill levels are welcome!
Seasons: Fall, Winter

Golf (Grades K-5)

Learn golf in a fun environment with our certified instructors. Swing fundamentals are taught along with basic rules and etiquette. The program is designed for children to develop a passion for golf while developing and improving motor skills and coordination, helping with focus and boosting self-confidence. Our 5-level program will advance children through all aspects of the game and prepare them to go out and play on the golf course. Our instructors create the right balance between fun and fundamentals. All equipment is provided, including softer practice balls.

Seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring

Junior Tennis (Ages 6-11)

Presented by Slammer Tennis world, this 6-week program will teach kids the basics of tennis in a fun-filled atmosphere! Strokes covered include ground strokes and volleys, the overhead, and the serve. The class will also incorporate light exercises and footwork drills to build stamina. Program is taught by a certified tennis teaching professional.
Seasons: Fall, Winter

Non-Traditional Sports Club (Grades 1-8)

Everybody knows the big name traditional sports, but what about the little ones? During this nine-week program, we will get the chance to explore some of the lesser-known sports, including Gaga, Nine-square Mat-ball, Dodgeball, and Ultimate Frisbee. All of these sports are a little out of the ordinary, but are easy to learn and enjoy. Come and play in a friendly and welcoming environment!
Seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring

Total Youth Conditioning (Small Group Training, Ages 8-11)

This small group outdoor training program is designed to get youth moving while having fun and getting fit. Each class incorporates fun exercises and principles taught by certified strength and conditioning trainers.
Seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring