The Y nurtures the potential of children through the YMCA's Youth Sports programming by strengthening character in our youth, engaging families, and building lasting relationships. Participants in these programs build skills, learn about teamwork, and focus on sportsmanship. Families are presented with second-to-none volunteer opportunities as coaches, team parents, and committee members.
Youth Baseball League
Season typically runs in the Summer, Baseball was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19
Itty Bitty | Ages 4-7 | One Practice During the Week & Games on Saturday
Youth | Ages 8-13 | One Practice During the Week & Games on Saturday
YMCA basketball promotes player development through practice and game play. Basketball leagues run in both the winter and summer with registration occuring in the fall and spring.
Learn how to play the sport, brush up on the rules, tactics and skills and most importantly - HAVE FUN! Flag Football is typically played in the Fall and is currently on hold due to COVID-19.
Miracle League - Accepting Registrations Now
Miracle League is a youth baseball league designed specifically for individuals with intellectual or physical challenges. Completely handicap accessible, the rubberized playing surface provides a safe environment where kids of all ages and abilities can be successful on the field of play. Held at The Joe Nuxhall Miracle Fields in Fairfield, Ohio, the nearly $3 million complex boasts state-of-the-art technology, including LED field lighting, a large video scoreboard complete with live video from the actual game being played, stadium seating for parents, families, and fans, a pavilion with restroom facilities, complete with concessions, music and sound system, and more! Admission is free, so stop by and support our Miracle League players this year!
Miracle League runs in the Spring and Fall. The Spring 2020 league was cancelled due to COVID-19, however we are currently registering for our Fall League which begins on August 22, with registration ending on July 31. In order to provide a safe environment for all, we have implemented the following guidelines:
**Depending on the amount of players, the season may be shortened, or have altered times.
- Health screenings upon arrival
- Family Member of player will be buddy
- If possible, players bring/use own bats
- Balls will be wiped down after each play
- Families will be designated an area to wait until player is up to bat
- Families bring own chairs
- “Staff” will wear masks
- Family members with player required to wear mask when near others
- Masks are strongly encouraged but not mandatory for players
- No concessions or water fountains
- No tunnel run at end of game – players tip hats to one another instead of “high fives”
- Social distancing required before, during and after game
Although this is going to be quite different than what we are used to, it is still our hope that everyone will enjoy their time at the fields! Please contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to register.
Miracle League is supported by the Charles H. Dater Foundation
Soccer - Registration begins 7/20
The YMCA Soccer program is a recreational and life skill developmental league focusing on fundamentals and team work.
2020 Fall Season
Our 2020 Fall Soccer League is going to look a little different! In order to adhere to the State of Ohio's regulations, in place of a typical league, we will be offering a clinic based program, designed for players of all levels who want to learn the sport or improve their fundamental soccer skills in a fun and encouraging environment. This program will take place outdoors.
Each week, players will work on skills such as ball handling, passing, kicking and much more! All activities will be done in a safe manner and will include all recommended guidelines from the Health Department. Players are given the opportunity to still be coached by their favorite volunteer coaches at the YMCA!
*All weeknight practices, no saturdays or games against other teams to avoid large gathering (possible scrimmages if regulations are changed)
Registration: July 20th – August 23rd
Fall Clinic Dates: Weeknights, September 14th – Oct. 26th, you will have the opportunity to list day preference during registration.
Price: $36 for members; $91 for non members
Ages: 4-15 years old (boys and girls)