Category: Sports & Recreation

Save 20% @ Dick’s Sporting Goods with the YMCA

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Come join the YMCA of Catawba Valley at our Exclusive Shop Event at Dick’s Sporting Goods the weekend of April 16th and 17th to save up to 20% store wide on all the sporting goods you’ll need for YMCA sports programs.

Free Baseball Clinic at Hickory YMCA

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The YMCA of Catawba Valley invites youth ages 5 -12 to a FREE baseball clinic on April 9th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  The clinic will be conducted by Grant & Fore Rembert. Contact Nancy Mitchell to RSVP at 324-2858 or [email protected] Skills & Fun: Throwing, Hitting & Fielding What to bring:  Baseball Mitt, […]

YMCA Soccer – Still time to Register!

Now is the time to start teaching your child the fundamentals of soccer.  Our soccer program seeks to lay a foundation for parents to spend quality time with their children while learning how to properly teach and support them in sports, watch them have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends.  Sports provide an […]

New Class – Kids to the Core at the Y

OrthoCarolina and the Y are partnering to offer exercise classes for YMCA youth members aged 10 – 15.   Kathryn Ashworth, PTA, will conduct the classes in the Frye Community Room. The functional movement classes will be taught on Mondays beginning February 8th and will focus on strengthening of their “core” and helping with their […]

Youth Spring Soccer at YMCA – Register Now!

Now is the time to start teaching your child the fundamentals of soccer.  Our soccer program seeks to lay a foundation for parents to spend quality time with their children while learning how to properly teach and support them in sports, watch them have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends.  Sports provide an […]

YMCA Adult Basketball – Register by Jan 31

Our Adult Basketball League is designed to be an aid and tool in the development and growth of the participants. The YMCA is not a building, athletics field or just a gym; it is an association of people who use YMCA basketball to foster physical mental and spiritual growth. The attainment of exceptional athletic skills […]

Swim Lessons at the Y

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Parent/Child swim lessons are FREE at the Y!  The YMCA offers swim lessons for babies and toddlers ages 6 – 36 months and their parents FREE at the Hickory Foundation YMCA. This water introduction program helps the parent and the child get used to the water and see the pool as fun.  You will meet […]

Basketball at the Y

Get in the Game Now is the time to get in the game and start teaching your children the basic fundamentals of basketball at the Y. Our sports programs seeks to lay a foundation for parents to spend quality time together with their children while learning how to properly teach and support them in sports, […]

YMCA Basketball is Here

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Many people know that James Naismith began basketball in Springfield Massachusettes with peach baskets as a program for troubled youth.  Did you it was actually done at a Y gymnasium.  Without the Y there would be no basketball.  YMCA basketball has grown from 18 children in a gym to over 300 million participants worldwide.

Why Should Your Child Play Sports at the Y?

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Why should your child play sports at the Y? The mission of YMCA youth sports leagues is to provide an opportunity for every player to participate, have a fun and educational experience, and also build healthy relationships with coaches and fellow players.  These ingredients are the foundations of our program and it is our choice […]