Youth - Sports

Encourage your child to be active and enroll them in the many sports activities we offer.  Nurturing your child to be active early in life will establish life-long healthy habits.  Participants will develop physical and mental skills, improve self-confidence, appreciate diversity, and build self-esteem and discipline. Check out our sports offerings below.  We believe sports and fun go hand in hand!

Metuchen YMCA

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Soccer (Ages 6-11 years)
Sports classes allow children to practice with friends!
This session, we are excited to introduce-'Kickin' it' at the YMCA! We will be taking your child's favorite game of soccer, and implementing basic skills and fundamentals to recreate the backyard experience, with a little competitive attitude!

Contact information:
Barbara Verikas- Youth & Teen Program Director
barbara.verikas@ymcaofmewsa. or 732.548.2044 ext 2234
  • Soccer (Ages 6-8)

  • Soccer ( Ages 9-11)

Basketball (Ages 5-14 years)
  • Basketball (Ages 5-14 years)

Spring Track and Field Ages 5-14
Join us for most popular spring program! Youth and Teens will meet weekly at Metuchen High School  to learn the basic fundamentals of various Track & Field events. Participants will learn proper and safe techniques from experienced coaches, in a fun and safe environment. Register today for our 8-week program and get your little one moving!

Ages 5-9       Saturday, 9:00-10:00 am
Ages 10-14   Saturday  10:00-11:00 am 
Location: Metuchen High School 
              400 Grove Ave, Metuchen NJ 08840
Contact: Barbara Verikas at 732.548.2044 ext 2234 
             barbara.verikas@ymcaofmewsa,org


Please be sure to complete the required Track and Field registration form, and the optional photo release form. Both can be printed and dropped off at the Metuchen YMCA’s Welcome Center. 2018 Registration Form

            
  • Track and Field

Tennis (Ages 8-13 years)
  • Tennis (Ages 8-13 years)

    Each class will incorporate instruction and fundamental skill development and game situations are introduced.
Karate (Ages 7+ years)
Instructor is a black belt in Shaolin Kempo Karate, blends traditional Shaolin Kempo Karate training and martial arts philosophy with modern self-defense and fitness in a disciplined and structured, yet very fun, atmosphere. Students develop greater self-confidence and ability to concentrate while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination and improved cardiovascular conditioning. Students begin as white belts and progress through colored belt ranks as they achieve greater proficiency. Ask for details on uniform.
  • Karate (Ages 7+ years)

Karate (Ages 13-Adult)
  • Karate (Ages 13+ -Adult )

Edison YMCA

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Soccer (Ages 5-10 years)
  • Soccer (Ages 5-7 years)

    This is a fun way for your child to learn an exciting sport without the pressure of winning. We will teach the fundamentals of soccer and have fun in game situations.
  • Soccer (Ages 8-10 years)

    This is a fun way for your child to learn an exciting sport without the pressure of winning. We will teach the fundamentals of soccer and have fun in game situations.

Ping Pong (Ages 5-12 years)
Turn your love for recreational Ping Pong into a game of strategy and skill!
  • Ping Pong (Ages 5-12 years)

Basketball (Ages 6-12 years)
  • Basketball (Ages 6-9 years)

    Emphasis is placed on learning fundamentals of basketball while having a great time with friends. Develop individuals skills of dribbling, shooting, and passing at 8ft baskets.
  • Basketball (Ages 9-12 years)

    Emphasis is placed on learning fundamentals of basketball while having a great time with friends. Develop individuals skills of dribbling, shooting, and passing at 8ft baskets. 

South Amboy YMCA

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Basketball (Ages 5-12)
Emphasis is placed on learning fundamentals of basketball while having a great time with friends.  Develop individual skills of dribbling, shooting, and passing.
  • Basketball (Ages 5-7)

  • Basketball (Ages 8-12)

Youth Archery (Ages 7+)
  • Youth Archery

    Using our equipment the instructor will guide beginners of all ages to develop skills from range safety to accuracy through fun interactive archery exercises.
Tennis (Ages 5-12)
Game, Set, Match! Learn all about tennis, build skills, and play modified matches. Follows USTA Curriculum.
 
  • Tennis ((Ages 5-12)