Children reach their full potential when they are healthy in spirit, mind and body. That's why the Y has committed resources to a wide range of youth development programs such as team sports! The Y connects kids to caring adult role models whose example and leadership teach critical character values and life skills randing from how to be a good student, a good sport and a good citizen. In the youth sports department, we will introduce the concept of each seasonal sport, develop the skill level of every player, promote teamwork and encourage sportsmanship. We see every season as an opportunity to invest in every child's potential and support families in nurturing their child's healthy lifestyle. The Y is a leader in youth development programs for the Sandhills community. Come join us to get in the game!
Senior Program Director
Phone: (910) 426-9622
Share Your Time and Talents:
Kids love to play, but every team needs a leader to succeed. Are you interested in being a coach or referee? The YMCA is accepting volunteer applications for baseball, basketball,cross country running, flag football, and soccer. We rely on leaders from our community to caoch sports leagues throughout the year. Call or stop in to learn more about available opportunities, including employment.
Download our Volunteer Application today!
Summer Registration for Fall Sports
Registration will begin July 15 for Youth Soccer and Boys Flag Football. Children ages 3-11 are eligible to enroll. Family Value members recieve $29 pricing for all youth sports seasons, please secure your discount by registering at the branch. Ask a YMCA Membership Representative how your family can benefit from becoming members today, (910)426-9622.
YMCA utilizes volunteer coaches to focus on participation and fun! While basic skills of the game are developed through practices and games, every child learns sportsmanship and values necessary to be successful in life. Every game begins with a Youth Sports Pledge and ends with a handshake.
The YMCA Youth Sports Program helps kids become not only become better players, but better people as well. It's a progressive program, with multiple age-specific levels. Every child gets to play and the games are safe, exciting and fun. We encourage fair play, positive competition, and family involvement.
Season is in session! Meet and Greet is scheduled for Saturday, March 18th to introduce players to coaches, order uniforms/trophies, learn about Code of Conduct expectations, and host a brief team practice. Practice and games schedules will be posted following the Meet and Greet, check back shortly.
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Y NEWS AND EVENTS
Membership Special: Pay the Day
Sign up in January and your total cost to join equals the day of the month! At the Y your membership means more, you have joined a movement that strengthens our community through Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.
Partnering With the Community!
The YMCA and the Cape Fear Botanical Garden partner together to provide "Yoga in the Garden" every Wednesday evening at 6 PM. Classes take place at the Botanical Garden and are free to both YMCA and Botanical Garden members. Call (910) 486-0221 to register ahead of time.
Kids Night Out
Join us on February 18 from 6-10 pm at the Fayetteville Branch YMCA for a festive Kids Night Out event! Pre-registration is required, click here to register online.
Lifeguards for Hire
The Y is hiring for summer 2017 certified Lifeguards in the Fayetteville/Fort Bragg area. Apply today!