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!

Each child has the opportunity to progress at their own pace with a progressive experience for all.

Progression Chart Sports

Metuchen YMCA

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Basketball
If you have any questions or are interested in coaching, please contact Marcus Farris by phone at 732-548-2044 or email: marcus.farris@ymcaofmewsa.org


Basketball Registration Form
Photo Release Form
  • Beginners / Developmental

    Ages 5-8 in The Metuchen YMCA basketball gym
  • Advanced

    Ages  8-11  in The Metuchen YMCA  basketball gym
Track and Field
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  program and get your little one moving!

 
Location: Metuchen High School 
               400 Grove Ave, Metuchen NJ 08840

Contact: Marcus Farris at 732.548.2044
             Marcus.Farris@ymcaofmewsa.org

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

Track Registration Form 2020 
Photo Release Form 

            
  • Pee Wee Track and Field

    This Track session is designed for children 5 and 6 years old
  • Developmental Track and Field

    This Track session is designed for children 7 to 9 years old
  • Elite Track and Field

    This Track session is designed for children 10 to 14 years old
Tennis
  • Developmental Tennis

    (Ages 8-13 years)
    The YMCA introduces students to basic techniques and accuracy while developing athletic skills in a fun, encouraging atmosphere! Young players use training style equipment, on a smaller court, helping to build confidence in their game
    Each class will incorporate instruction and fundamental skill development and game situations are introduced.  
Karate
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)

Edison YMCA

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Soccer (Ages 5-10 years)
  • Developmental 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.
  • All Star 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)
  • Developmental 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.
  • All Star 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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Baseball
 
  • Pee Wee T-Ball

    South Amboy YMCA T-Ball is designed to introduce young baseball players the fundamentals of the game. Participants will learn how to catch, throw, and hit of of a tee in a fun team atmosphere.
  • Developmental Baseball Training

    South Amboy YMCA Baseball is designed to train young baseball players the fundamentals of the game. Participants will learn how to catch, throw, and bat in a fun team atmosphere.
Basketball
Emphasis is placed on learning the fundamentals of basketball while having a great time with friends. Develop individual skills of dribbling, shooting and passing.
  • Developmental Basketball (Ages 6-8)

     
  • All-Star Basketball (Ages 9-12)

     
Cyclones Travel Basketball
  • Cyclones Basketball Academy

    Take your game to the next level. Our young athletes will be put through high level training to give them the edge against their competition. Class registrants will be prepared to play on our Winter Travel Basketball team that competes in the NJ YMCA League.
Gymnastics
From somersaults to handstands, cartwheels, back-springs and across the balance beam, children with learn the basics of gymnastics, cheer and tumbling.
  • Intro to Gymnsatics
  • Intro to Gymnsatics

Ninja Warrior
Little ones will improve their gross motor skills through fun age appropriate obstacle course. Activities are designed to help children run, jump, climb and throw.
 
  • Pee Wee Ninja Warrior (Ages 3-5)

Soccer
Students will focus on developing motor skills and self-confidence wile developing core soccer skills and personal focus. The class will consist of fun, skill-building drills and soccer games. 
  • Developmental Soccer (Ages 6-8)

Sports Sampler
Each week children will work on their motor skills and explore the basic skills of a different sport, including soccer, basketball, t-ball, track and gym games.
  • Pee Wee Sports Sampler (Ages 3-5)

Tennis
Game, Set, Match! Learn all about tennis, build skills and play modified matches. Follows USTA curriculum.
 
  • Developmental Tennis (Ages 6-8)

     
  • All-Star Tennis (Ages 9-11)