SPORTS & ACTIVITIES



 

BUILDING STRONG KIDS

The YMCA of Austin encourages sportsmanship, self-improvement and team building through its youth sports and activities. Children can participate in traditional team sports like soccer and basketball, or try activities like swim team or gymnastics. Toddlers can also get an early start on hand-eye coordination through our toddler and preschool programs..
 

CO-ED FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE

A preseason clinic with AHS Coach Veselt, his coachings taff and AHS players will take place on Saturday, September 14th from 10:00-11:30am for all grades. The clinic will be held at Wescott Complex at Hass Field. All league games will take place at Faith Evangelical Free Church fields. Registration ends September 6th. A Y youth sports jersey is required to participate. League runs for 5 weeks. Register online or download the registration flyer and turn it in at the Y Front Desk.

Dates Grades Game Days Time
Sept 14 - Oct 17 1st & 2nd Tues & Thurs 4:45-5:30pm
  3rd & 4th Tues & Thurs 5:45-6:45pm

$37 Member, $47 Non-Member
 

GIRLS CHEERLEADING CAMP

Hosted by new AHS Coach Melissa Hauck and the AHS cheerleaders. Camp will be held at Wescott Complex on Hass Field and includes a t-shirt and one night of cheering at half-time of the October 4th game. Register online or download the registration flyer and turn it in at the Y Front Desk. Registration ends September 20th.

Grades Date Time
K - 5th September 28 8:30-9:45am

$15 Member, $25 Non-Member
 

SPECIALTY CLASSES

TUMBLE & CHEER CLASS

For youth who enjoy dance and cheer and want to add to their routines.  Skills covered include back handsprings, back walkovers and salto’s.  All levels are welcome. Register online or at the Y Front Desk.

 

Grades Days Time Sessions
6th-12th Saturdays 11:30-12:30pm 8 wk (1x per wk)

$25 Member | $40 Non-Member per 8 week session

Or $8 drop in rate per class for Members



PARKOR CLASS

Join us for the newest rage in extreme sports for a fun, adrenaline rush filled class with fun tricks. All levels are welcome. Register online or at the Y Front Desk.

Age Days Time Sessions
6-12 years Wednesdays
Saturdays
Weds & Sat
5:45-6:45pm
11:30am-12:30pm
8 wk (1x per wk)
8 wk (1x per wk)
4 wk (2x per wk)
13 years & up Wednesdays 6:45-7:45pm 8 wk (1x per wk)


 

$25 Member | $40 Non-Member per 8 week session

Or $8 drop in rate per class for Members



SESSION OPTIONS

Once Per Week (8 Week Session)
Spring: April 27-June 7**

Summer June 9-August 2      

 

Twice Per Week (4 Week Sessions)
Spring: April 27-May 24

Summer June 9-July 5

Summer July 7-August 2
Summer August 4-August 30 **


*Special 6 week session, costs will be prorated.
**No class August 16th-August 23rd while the Y is closed for cleaning week. Costs will be prorated.

 

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Join AHS volleyball coach Cindy Owen and the AHS players for a fun morning of volleyball. Camp will take place in the Y's wood gym and incldues a t-shirt. Register online or download the registration flyer and turn into the Front Desk. Registration ends September 11th.

Grades Date Time
3rd - 5th September 14 12:00-1:45pm


$15 Member, $25 Non-Member
 

OPEN GYM FLIGHT NIGHTS

Enjoy our open gymnastics gym, fun games and a light meal. Flight Nights will be supervised and parent's can drop their child off for the event. Do not need to be a gymnast to participate. Register online or download the registration flyer and turn it into the Y Front Desk.

Age Dates Time
6 yrs & Up September 27
October 25
November 29
December 20
January 24
February 21
March 28
April 25
May 30
June 27
6:00-9:00pm


$8 Member, $12 Non-Member
 

YOUTH FUN NIGHTS

Join area teens as they dance to the sounds, lights and music of Videyo Arts. A lock-in policy is enforced. Register at the Y Front Desk.

Grades Dates Time
6th - 8th September 20
October 25
November 15
February 14
March 21
6:30-8:30pm

$5 with student ID, $7 without student ID
 

OCEAN WONDERS SUMMER ART CAMP

Youth can discover their creative side and explore the world of art. Come create, play and explore the wonders of art at our OCean Wonders Summer Art Camp. Register online or download the registration flyer.


Grade Days Time Dates
K-5th Monday-Friday 9:30am-12:00pm June 16th-20th

$35 Members, $45 Non-Members
  NEW! KIDS FITNESS CLASSES

These high energy fitness classes are geared towards youth 6-12 years and are FREE with membership.  Instructors will introduce youth to basic fitness moves and techniques.  All levels of experience are welcome.  These classes are also a great way to keep your kids (who  may be too old for Kids Kove) busy while you work out! Each session will rotate between Kickboxing & Bootcamp on Mondays and Tuesdays or Zumba and Yoga on Mondays and Tuesdays.

 

Age Activity Days Time Sessions
6-13 years Kickboxing or Zumba
Bootcamp or Yoga
Mondays
Tuesdays
3:30-4:00pm 1x per week
(4 week session)


SESSION OPTIONS

Once Per Week (4 Week Sessions)

Fall: September 8-October 5

Fall: October 6-November 2

Fall: November 3-November 30
Winter: December 1-December 28
Winter: January 5-February 1
Winter: February 2-March 1
Spring: March 2-March 29
Spring: March 30-April 26
Spring: April 27-May 24 

Register online or at the Y Front Desk.

 

FREE with Membership

NEW! TINY TIKES SPORTS

Age Days Time Sessions
3-6 years Tuesdays 5:30-6:15pm 4 week sessions, 1 time per week


Looking for a fun way for your toddler to burn off some energy?  Join us for our Tiny Tikes Sports Sampler class. Classes introduce youth to the basics of soccer, basketball and bashball.  These sessions are all about having fun and being healthy. Register online or download the registration flyer and turn it into the Y Front Desk.

 

$20 Member | $40 Non-Member

 

SESSION OPTIONS

Once Per Week (4 Week Sessions)
Spring: April 27-May 24
Summer July 8-July 29

 

AUTISM FUN NIGHTS AT THE Y
Age Dates Time
K-5th Sept 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 7, March 14, Apr 11, May 9 6:00-8:30pm


Drop off your child for an evening of ASD-appropriate fun.  This program will be staffed by ASD program professionals.  Learn more details and register for this program at the Hormel Historic Home. Contact Holly Johnson at 507.433.4243 for details.

PARENT'S NIGHT OUT

Treat yourself to an evening out while your kids enjoy games, themed crafts and story time in a safe and healthy environment. Kids need to bring a sack lunch and the Y will provide a snack. Pre-registration is required. Register online or by downloading the registration flyer and turning it into the Y Front Desk.

Age Dates Time
6 weeks to 12 yrs October 12 5:00-9:00pm
  December 28 5:00-9:00pm
  February 22 5:00-9:00pm
  April 12 5:00-9:00pm


Member $7.00, $3.50 additional child

Non-Member $8.50, $4.25 additional child

YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Dates Grades Game Days Time/Location
January 11- February 22 Co-Ed K & 1st Saturdays Morning/YMCA
  Girls 2nd & 3rd Tues & Thurs Evening/Southgate
  Girls 4th & 5th Tues & Thurs Evening/YMCA
  Boys 2nd & 3rd Tues & Thurs Evening/Southgate
  Boys 4th & 5th Tues & Thurs Evening/YMCA


Preseason clinic will take place on Saturday, January 11th at AHS Ove Berven Gym with AHS Coach Johnson, Coach Fadness and the AHS players. Registration ends December 31st.  Y youth jersey is needed to participate. League games start January 8th and run for  6 weeks. Register online or download the registration flyer and turn it into the Y Front Desk.

 

PRESEASON CLINIC INFORMATION-JANUARY 11TH

Girls 2nd-5th              8:30-9:45am

Boys 2nd-5th              9:45-11:00am

Co-Ed K-1st                11:00-12:15pm

 

$39 Member | $49 Non-Member


 

YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE

Dates Grades Game Days Time
May 4th-May 30th 4 yrs & K Tues & Thurs 5:00-5:45pm
  1st & 2nd Tues & Thurs 6:00-7:00pm
  3rd & 4th Tues & Thurs 6:00-7:00pm

Youth soccer league is now open to 4 year olds! All games will take place at Faith Evangelical Free Church fields.  A preseason clinic with instruction by AHS Coach Jens Levisen and AHS soccer players will take place at Wescott Field (or on the Y tennis court in case of inclement weather) on Saturday, May 4th.  Y youth sports jersey is needed to participate. League runs for 5 weeks. Register online or download the registration flyer and turn it into the Y Front Desk.

 

PRESEASON CLINIC INFORMATION

Grades 4rs & K           10:00-10:45am

Grades 1st-4th           11:00am-12:00pm

 

$37 Member | $47 Non-Member

 

FREE BIKE SAFETY BASH

Location Age Date Time
Lions Park Pavilion All youth May 18th 12:00-2:00pm

Come to this great free bike safety event to kick off summer. Navigate a bike safety course, get fitted for bikes and helmets, enjoy refreshments and bounce in the Bounce House. This event is sponsored by the YMCA of Austin, Rydjor Bike, Austin Police Department, Mower Refreshed, Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Austin, Vision 2020 Bike & Walking Trail Committee and the Southern Minnesota Biking Club. Youth are encouraged to bring their own bikes to this event to navigate the bike course. This event is open to Y members and the community. View the informational flyer for more details.

 

$5 co-pay for bike helmet if youth would like to receive a helmet ($10 for adults)

Do not need to be a member to participate.


 

FREE BASEBALL SKILLS CAMP

Grades Date Time
K-5th May 31st 10:45am-12:00pm

Austin Greyhounds team will teach basic skills, fundamentals, hitting and fielding.  An autograph session will follow with the players.  Participants need to bring own glove.  Registration ends April 19th.  Skills camp will take place at the Marcussen Park fields. Register online or by downloading the registration flyer.

 

FREE to Members & Community

Do not need to be a member to participate.

 

 

MINI PIGGY FUN-RUN

Age Date Time
2-12 years July 4th 10:45am


Celebrate Freedom Fest with the Mini PIggy Fun-Run. Please drop runners off in the parking lot between Austin Utilities and Riverside Arena. Pre-register at www.ymca-austin.org or the Y Front Desk. Race day registration will be taken at the race start at 9:30am. The Mini Piggy Run follows the secured parade route, ending at Main Street bridge. This event is not timed and participation ribbons will be given out following the run. Race day t-shirts are only guarenteed to participants who register by June 27th. Register online or by downloading the registration flyer.

$5 by July 3rd, $8 race day registration

 

SPLASH N' DASH

Grades Date Time
1st-6th August 11, 12 & 13 6:00-7:00pm

See what it feels like to be on a swim team with Splash N' Dash. Y staff and highschool swimmers will coach students in competitive swimming skills. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards. A mini meet will take place on August 13th. Register online or by downloading the registration flyer.

$5 Member, $10 Non-Member

 

 

PARENT/CHILD NERF NIGHT

Join us for a parent/child night of Nerf fun. You may bring your own Nerf toys and the Y will also provide toys. This event is open to boys and uncles/grandparents are all welcome. Space is limited so sign up early. Register online or downloading the registration form and turing it into the Y Front Desk.

Ages Date Time
4-12 years February 21 6:00-7:30pm

 

$20 Member Pair, $10 Additional Member Child
$40 Non-Member Pair, $15 Additional Non-Member Child

 

COMPETITIVE SUMMER SWIM CAMP

Grades
Days
Time
1st-6th June 9th-12th 1:00-3:30pm

 

Join other swimmers and improve your strokes at the 15th Annual YMCA Competitive Summer Swim Camp. Summer Swim camp is run by the Aqua Pack Swim coaches and skills covered are freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, turns, starts and land exercise. Register online or by downloading the registration flyer.

 

$55 Members, $70 Non-Member

 

NEW! BLASTBALL LEAGUE

Join us for our new Blastball League! This is a great way to introduce your child to the fundamentals of baseball and softball. Choose between Monday or Wednesday evenings. Games will take place at the Austin Baptist Chapel wiffle ball field at 2200 12th Street SW. Register online or by downloading the registration flyer.

Ages Date Days Time
3-6 years June 2nd-July 2nd Mondays or Wednesdays 5:30-6:15pm

 

$20 Member, $40 Non-Member