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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Pee Wee Sports (Ages 4-6 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!
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
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Floorball (Ages 6-12 years)
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.
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 is a fast and exciting game that promotes end-to-end plays with quick transitions and fluid game play. The rules stress the importance of safety and sportsmanship and are designed to limit the chance of injury without decreasing the speed or skill of the game.
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.
Class will focus in different skills and drills each week. The final 15 minutes will be reserved for a scrimmage.
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.
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.
Children will learn self-discipline, fundamentals, and basic form at a level that is appropriate.