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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Pee Wee Sports (Ages 4-6 years)
  • Pee Wee Sports Of All Sorts (Ages 4-6 years)

    Each week children will explore the basic skills of a different sport, including soccer, basketball, t-ball, floor hockey and gym games for ages 4-6.
  • Pee Wee Sports Soccer (Ages 4-6 years)

    Each class will incorporate instruction and fundamental skill development with emphasis on structured skills, fun lead up games and sportsmanship. Age 4-6
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 & Field registration form, and the optional photo release form. Both can be printed and dropped off at the Metuchen YMCA’s Welcome Center. Registration Form

            
  • Track and Field

Tennis (Ages 7-9 years)
  • Tennis (Ages 7-9 years)

    Each class will incorporate instruction and fundamental skill development and game situations are introduced. Age 7-9

Edison YMCA

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Floorball (Grades K-5)
Floorball is one of the most popular sports for physical recreation in northern Europe and southeast Asia. The International Floorball Federation has more than 60 member countries and the sport will most likely become an Olympic game in 2020.

Floorball is a friendly game with few injuries and ideal for physical education classes, after school programs, or just for fun and recreation with friends and colleagues. The rules are simple, the game is adaptable and can easily be modified to fit the size and skill level of a given group. Floorball is great for exercise and helps build teamwork.
  • Floorball (Grades K-2)

  • Floorball (Grades 3-5)

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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Floorball (Grades K-5)
Floorball is one of the most popular sports for physical recreation in northern Europe and southeast Asia. The International Floorball Federation has more than 60 member countries and the sport will most likely become an Olympic game in 2020.

Floorball is a friendly game with few injuries and ideal for physical education classes, after school programs, or just for fun and recreation with friends and colleagues. The rules are simple, the game is adaptable and can easily be modified to fit the size and skill level of a given group. Floorball is great for exercise and helps build teamwork. 
  • Floorball (Grades K-2)

  • Floorball (Grades 3-5)

Snag Golf (Ages 5+)
A fun and easy way for children of all ages to learn golf. This curriculum builds the fundamentals of putting, chipping, pitching and full swing to develop playing ability quickly and effectively.
  • Snag Golf (Ages 5+)

Basketball Clinic (Ages 5+)
  • Basketball Clinic (Ages 5+)

    Class will focus on different skills and drills each week.  The final 15 minutes will be reserved for a scrimmage.   
Water Polo
  • Water Polo

    This class is for minnow or higher level swimmers.  Learn the skills needed to enjoy the sport of Water Polo.  Learn how to tread water, do the "egg beater" kick, and pass and throw properly.
Gymnastics Tumbling & Cheer (Ages 5 & Up)
From somersaults to handstands, cartwheels, back-springs and across the balance beam, children will learn the basics of gymnastics. 
  • Gymnastics Tumbling & Cheer (Ages 5 -8)

  • Gymnastics Tumbling & Cheer (Ages 9-12)

Kids Triathlon (Ages 9-16)
  • Kids Triathlon

    The Kids Triathlon class is a great way to promote a lifelong passion for physical activity. With three fun sports- swimming, biking and running triathlons offer kids the chance to learn a variety of exercise skills while having fun! We look to enhance fitness skills with the larger goal of developing self-esteem, teamwork, goal setting, and self-discipline.  This Youth Program will be both an introduction to sport for beginners and a challenge for the serious competitor. The Kids Triathlon class will strive to create a healthy and safe environment for kids to learn, laugh, and grow