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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Youth Basketball Training

Classes Begin April 16th- All classes are held at the Metuchen Branch YMCA 

Small class size to ensure safety while your young athlete continues to play and improve in the sport of Basketball.

  • 1 Class Per Week for 8 weeks:



Friday Nights

Slot 1 - 6:00pm-7:00pm 8-10 Year Olds 

Slot 2 - 7:00pm-8:00pm  8-10 Year Olds

Saturday Mornings

Slot 1 - 10:00am-11:00am 11-14 Year Olds

Slot 2 - 10:00am-11:00am 11-14 Year Olds (GIRLS)

Sunday Mornings

Slot 1 - 11:00am-12:00pm 6-7 Year Olds


For more information, please contact Coach Marcus at or call 732.548.2044.


Metuchen YMCA • 65 High Street • Metuchen • NJ • 08840


Edison YMCA

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On Target Archery (Ages 7-15)
Learn all about this timeless sport. Archery teaches technique, precision, STEM techniques, and sportsmanship. All skill levels, and abilities welcome. The best the thing about Archery, is everyone can do it!

Ages 7-10: Saturdays 1:00-1:45pm
Ages 11-15: Saturdays 2:00-2:45pm
  • Archery

Soccer (Ages 5-10 years)
  • Developmental Soccer (Ages 5-7 years) & 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.

    Developmental Soccer will take place Saturdays at 9am

    All Star Soccer will take place Saturdays at 10am
Ping Pong (Ages 6-12 years)
Turn your love for recreational Ping Pong into a game of strategy and skill! Students will learn techniques of spinning the ball and serving to opponents. They will refine their skills, under the instruction of an instructor. All students must bring their own paddles to class.
  • Ping Pong (Ages 6-8 years)

  • Ping Pong (Ages 8-12 years)

Basketball (Ages 6-14 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. Students must bring their own basketball.
  • Shooting Stars Basketball (Ages 6-9 years)

  • Hot Shots Basketball (Ages 9-12 years)


South Amboy YMCA

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Emphasis is placed on learning the fundamentals of basketball while having a great time with friends. Develop individual skills of dribbling, shooting and passing.
  • Basketball Clinics (Grades 1-2)

  • Basketball Clinics (Grades 3-5)

  • Basketball Clinics (Grades 6-8)