Wayne YMCA

Youth Sports & Recreation Program

The Y offers a variety of opportunities for children to lead healthy lifestyles through fun and fitness.  Classes range from basketball and tennis, to archery and soccer.  There's so many ways to make new friends and stay safe in a supportive environment.  Click here for information on age policies in the gymnasium and fitness center.  Click here for a gymnasium schedule.  Scroll down to view all classes for all ages.

Preschool Sports Classes

New! Strider Balance Bike Training
Explore mobility on two wheels, improve motor skills, increase balance, and build confidence.  Children should bring their own helmet.
Ages 3-5 years
Saturdays, 1:00-2:00pm
Family Facility Member: $105    Facility Member: $115    Program Member: $126

Sports Galore
Introduction to a variety of sports through skill building and functional movement games.
Ages 3-5 years
Tuesdays or Fridays, 12:00-12:50pm
Family Facility Member: $132    Facility Member: $142    Program Member: $157


Youth and Teen Sports Classes

Special Events!

Learn to Ski Program
The Wayne YMCA and the National Winter Activity Center, located in Vernon, NJ, are partnering to provide beginner ski lessons.  Lessons include 6 on snow sessions with professional ski instruction,
all rental equipment, a healthy meal, bussing from the Wayne YMCA to the NWAC, mentoring and coaching.

Equipment fitting will be held at the Y on Monday, January 29th from 6:00-7:30pm

The Learn to Ski program will run on Sundays from February 18 - March 25
12:00-5:00pm
Ages 7-16 years old
$295 per child

Middle School Dodgeball Tournament
For grades 5-6 and 7-8
Friday, March 23
7:00pm
$100 per team
Pre-registration is required. 6-8 players per team.

WINTER PROGRAMS

Basketball
Skills drills, and basketball fundamentals.
Thursdays
Kindergarten, 3:10-4:00pm
Grades 1-3, 4:10-5:00pm
Grades 4-5, 5:10-6:00pm
Family Facility Member: $125   Facility Member: $135   Program Member: $150

Elite Basketball Training
Prepare for the upcoming travel basketball season by training with the Wayne YMCA's coaching staff.  Training is a combination of cardio and advanced basketball skills and drills.
Ages 12U and 14U
Mondays OR Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm
Family Facility Member: $150   Facility Member: $165   Program Member: $190
WINTER 1 SESSION ONLY

Basketball Shooting Clinic
Athletes in grades 4-8 can work on improving their shooting skills in this specialized clinic.
Sundays, 3:00-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $105
Facility Member: $115
Program Member: $126

Spring Travel Youth Basketball League
10U, 12U, and 14U
League runs from March through June
Player evaluations held March 12 and 14.
Family Facility Member: $285
Facility Member: $300
Program Member: $315

High School In-House Basketball League
League runs through April.
Family Facility Member: $105
Facility Member: $115
Program Member: $126

Beginner Cheerleading
Learn the basic cheer motions, jumps, and stunts! At the end of this 8-week session, students will perform a mini routine.
Ages K-3rd grade
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Family Facility Member: $105   Facility Member: $115   Program Member: $126

New! Gaga!
Learn how to play this traditional summer camp game.  Gaga is a faced paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit.  The more players, the better!
Ages 5-8 years
Thursdays, 5:15-6:00pm
Family Facility Member: $105   Facility Member: $115   Program Member: $126

Introduction to Lacrosse
Learn the fundamentals of this popular sport.  Participants should bring their own mouth guard.
Grades 3-5
Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm
Family Facility Member: $105   Facility Member: $115   Program Member: $126

Soccer
Introduction to basic soccer skills and drills.
Wednesdays
Kindergarten, 3:10-4:00pm
Grades 1-3, 4:10-5:00pm
Grades 4-5, 5:10-6:00pm
Saturdays
Grades 4-5, 10:00-10:45am
Grades 1-3, 12:00-12:50pm
Family Facility Member: $125   Facility Member: $135   Program Member: $150

Volleyball
Skills, drills and volleyball fundamentals.
Fridays
Grades 1-4, 6:10-7:00pm
Grades 5-8, 7:10-8:00pm
Family Facility Member: $84   Facility Member: $89    Program Member: $99

Strength & Agility for Teens
Taught by a nationally recognized certified personal trainer, teen athletes will develop correct form while exercising, build strength and improve endurance off the court and fields.  Minimum 3 participants.
Ages 14-18 years
Thursdays, 4:30-5:15
Saturdays, 11:00-11:45am
Family Facility Member: $200/teen   Facility Member: $210/teen   Program Member: N/A

Weight Training 101
Twice/week for 8 weeks.  Teens will be taught the correct lifting techniques and how to safely develop power using weights.  Minimum of 3 participants.
Ages 14-18 years
Monday & Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15
Family Facility Member: $200/teen   Facility Member: $210/teen

 

New! Teen Nights

For grades 5-8
Join us for basketball, dodgeball, laser tag, special events, teen open swim, dance parties, and more!  Pizza dinner and a drink are included in the fee.
3rd Friday of the month.
Family Member:  $10
Facility Member: $12
Program Member: $15