Everyone plays at the YMCA!
The Rogue Valley Family YMCA Youth Sports programs allow youth to fill their free time with positive activities and quality time with caring adult role models. Volunteer coaches will emphasize teamwork and cooperation over winning and help youth develop the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Parents are encouraged to be more than mere spectators by contributing their time as volunteer coaches and team parents, as well as being their kid’s greatest fan. To register click HERE.
Interested in coaching youth sports?
As a volunteer sports coach, assistant coach, or team parent, you are in both a demanding and rewarding position. You may be an interested parent with little actual sports knowledge, or you may be a highly skilled individual with no family members involved. No matter your background, we all share an interest in the children of our community and their personal growth received through sports. All staff and volunteers are background checked and participate in a coaches’ clinic. If you would like to volunteer, then complete and submit a Volunteer Application, to Malcom Archambault, Camp & Sports Director.
The YMCA Basketball program is for children in kindergarten through 6th grade and is more than just shooting hoops. It is a great way to get exercise, develop skills, meet new friends, and learn sportsmanship. Invented in 1892 by a YMCA Physical Education Teacher, James Naismith, basketball is second only to soccer as the most popular sport in the world.
In the YMCA Flag Football program, coaches and referees will teach youth 1st through 6th grade the rules, skills, and the game as a whole. Here at the YMCA, we emphasize the importance of exercise, having fun, meeting new friends, and learning teamwork rather than playing to win and keeping track of the score. To register click HERE.
Soccer – In the Upper Rogue Area (Eagle Point & White City)
This program gives youth in 1st through 6th grade the opportunity to build skills in sportsmanship, teamwork, and individual growth. Soccer is an excellent sport to introduce and build skills with non-contact play, agility, spatial awareness, foot coordination, and learning the game as a whole. Teams are composed of 6 to 12 players and will have instructional practices led by a volunteer coach each week. Currently we are not hosting games. To register click HERE.
Track & Field
This program gives youth in 3rd through 6th grade a chance to explore the fun of competing individually while participating as a part of a team. Running events are the 50-meter, 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter, 1500-meter, and 4X100 relay. Field events include shot put, long jump, and high jump.
Players in 3rd through 6th grade will learn the rules and the keys to serving, setting, passing, and hitting. Invented in 1895 by YMCA Instructor William Morgan, he blended the elements of basketball, tennis, and handball. To register click HERE.