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Youth SportsYouth Sports

Our sports programs develop more than skills—they develop character. We offer a variety of programs for youth and adults, including recreation and league sports. Coaches—often volunteers and including many parents—emphasize teamwork, cooperation, and developing good values.

Like all Y programs, Youth Sports is open to all with financial assistance available.

For more information about Youth Sports programs at the Lewis and Joan Platt East Palo Alto Family YMCA, email us or visit our YMCA.

Welcome to YMCA Youth Sports. We strive to provide a positive experience for players, coaches, and families. All leagues are instructional in nature with competition increasing as players get older. Our youth sports programs emphasize participation, fundamentals, fitness, teamwork, character development, asset development, family involvement and fun.


->Youth Soccer League

In this league, your child will learn the basic fundamentals and strategies of soccer, such as passing, dribbling, trapping, heading and shooting. They also participate in scrimmages throughout the program to shape their skills and enjoy the thrill of competition. Shin guards are required to participate.

Our youth soccer leagues combine elements of fun while emphasizing skill development and good sportsmanship. Participants will be placed on teams ensuring that everyone plays and that all teams have equal ability. Ages 5-13

 

->Youth Basketball League

Co-Ed Leagues, Ages 5-13
Did you know that basketball was invented at the Y? At the Y, our youth sports programs engage children and teens in positive, fun activities that build athletic, social and interpersonal skills. We encourage safety, fair play and good sportsmanship. Everyone contributes to the team’s success. Sessions run December - March.

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->Youth Programs

For more information call 650-328-9622.

->Launch Pad

Members from 1st grade to 12 years old come to Launch Pad and play under the watchful eyes of the staff here at the Lewis and Joan Platt East Palo Alto Family YMCA. Children will experience age appropriate activities and interactions such as homework assistance, simple science and art projects, board games and much more. Parents can enjoy a workout or class knowing that the kids are being well looked after. School age members can participate in the drop-in fitness classes.

->Rock Climbing 101

In this four week class teens will be learning the basics of rock climbing. Participants will learn safety, how to belay, tie climbing knots, and beginner climbing moves. This class will give you the base skills and knowledge to learn and take on climbing on your own, or with a group of friends. Download Registration Form.

 

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