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Youth Active Classes

Youth classes offered by the YMCA will focus on skill development, strong character, building confidence, and sportsmanship.

The YMCA offers a variety of sports for children of all ages, whether you are a beginner or have played sports for several years. Youth Sports at the YMCA allow children to learn new skills, improve existing skills, and have fun throughout the year. Sign up now and see the difference the YMCA can make!

For information on Flag Football (Fall)/Y Ball (Winter) Leagues click HERE.

Basketball - Itty Bitty

Ages 3-5

This class will help your child learn the basics of dribbling, shooting and passing through drills, activities and skill-related games.

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Basketball - Rookies

Ages 6-7

This class will introduce and develop your child's dribbling techniques, shooting form and the ability to make proper passes through drills and activities.

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Soccer - Itty Bitty

Ages 3-5

This class introduces dribbling, shooting, passing, teamwork, sportsmanship, and having fun while learning.

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Soccer - Rookies

Ages 6-8

This class builds on skills learned in Itty Bitty, with emphasis placed on dribbling, shooting, passing, teamwork, sportsmanship, and having fun while learning.

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Volleyball

Ages 8-14

This class will help your child develop basic skills in strategy and gameplay.

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Taekwondo

Ages 4-6

Taekwondo offers a great way for children & adults to build confidence, self-esteem, respect, discipline, strength, flexibility and patience in a teamwork setting. Our instructor will teach you to channel energy into a positive attitude in a fun and active atmosphere.

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Taekwondo

Ages 7-11

Taekwondo offers a great way for children 7-11, to build confidence, self-esteem, respect, discipline, strength, flexibility and patience in a teamwork setting. Our instructor will teach you to channel energy into a positive attitude in a fun and active atmosphere.

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Youth and Adult Taekwondo

Taekwondo offers a great way for more experienced children and adults to build confidence, self-esteem, respect, discipline, strength, flexibility and patience in a teamwork setting. Our instructor will teach you to channel energy into a positive attitude in a fun and active atmosphere.

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Pint Size Play

Ages 18-36mo.

This class includes free play, games, music, and parachute time that stimulates cognitive development and physical and social skills. Parent and child interaction throughout the session.

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Sporties for Shorties

Ages 3-6

This class develops skills like throwing, catching, kicking and more. This is a great introduction to football, soccer, gymnastics, baseball, volleyball, floor hockey and lacrosse.

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Gymnastics

Ages 18 months-adult

A variety of classes for all age groups and skill levels.

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Fencing

Ages 10+

This class teaches participants about the sport of fencing, from skilled instructors with Triblade Academy. Equipment is provided, please wear comfortable gym attire.

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Programs for Homeschoolers

The YMCA has several active programs for home schoolers. To learn more, call Pete at Maple (269) 345-9622 x114 or Don at Portage (269) 324-9622 x423.

Homeschool Gym Class

Ages 5-12

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Youth Yoga

Enjoy yoga adventures in this fun class. Increase range of motion, strength, and flexibility. Poses will be modified based on the ability of each student. No previous yoga experience required.

Ages 5-10

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