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!
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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!
Barbara Verikas- Youth & Teen Program Director
barbara.verikas@ymcaofmewsa. or 732.548.2044 ext 2234
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!
Saturday, 9:00-10:00 am
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
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
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.
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Ping Pong (Ages 5-12 years)
Turn your love for recreational Ping Pong into a game of strategy and skill!
Basketball (Ages 6-12 years)
South Amboy YMCA
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Pee Wee Sports (Ages 3-7)
Each week children will explore the basic skills of a different sport, including soccer, basketball, t-ball, floor hockey, and gym games.
This a fun way for your child to learn an exciting sport. We will teach the fundamentals of soccer and have fun in game situations.
Emphasis is placed on learning fundamentals of basketball while having a great time with friends. Develop individual skills of dribbling, shooting, and passing.
Children will learn self-discipline, fundamentals, and basic form at a level that is appropriate.
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.
Game, Set, Match! Learn all about tennis, build skills, and play modified matches. Follows USTA Curriculum.
Young athletes are welcome to come and learn about a multitude of track and field events. Participants (depending on age) will learn short distance sprints, middle distance, hurdles, cross country, relays, and more.