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Youth & Adult Sports at the Y

 

Using the menu below, you can filter by a specific sport to help you find the program you desire. You can register for any upcoming sport using the link below or by visiting your local YMCA branch.

 

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Youth Basketball

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, watch them have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends. YMCA Youth Sports help young people by emphasizing skill development - not competition.

Ages: Youth Basketball is for boys and girls 3-18 years-old

Registration Dates: September 20th - November 7th

Practices: Practices will begin the week of November 15th. Practice days and times will be determined at close of registration.

Skills Day (if necessary): November 13th

Games: Games will tentatively begin December 11th. Games will mostly be held on Saturdays but there may be some week night games as well.

Where: Practices will be held at the branch you registered your child at, games will be played at the Shuford Branch (Conover, NC) and the Hickory Branch (Hickory, NC). Once teams are set, parents will be notified of the practice start date.

Registration Fees: Member fee - $65 Non-Member fee - $120

Registration includes: Full uniform, 7 regular season games, participation in tournament (if age appropriate)

 

Youth Soccer

Now is the time to start teaching your child the basic fundamentals of soccer. Our soccer program 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, watch them have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends. Sports provide a great opportunity to teach values like caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. YMCA Youth Sports help young people by emphasizing skill development - not competition.

Ages: Youth Spring Soccer is for boys and girls ages 3-19

Registration Dates: December 20 - February 13

Practices: Practices will begin the week of February 21st. Practice days and times will be determined at close of registration.

Games: Games will tentatively begin March 12th. Games will mostly be held on Saturdays but there may be some week night games as well.

Where: Practices will be held at the branch you registered your child, games will be played at the Shuford Branch (Conover, NC) and the Hickory Branch (Hickory, NC).

Registration Fees: Member fee - $65 and non-member fee - $120
Full uniform, 7 regular season games, participation in tournament (if age appropriate)

 

Youth Indoor Soccer

Now is the time to start teaching your child the basic fundamentals of soccer. Our soccer program 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, watch them have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends. Sports provide a great opportunity to teach values like caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. YMCA Youth Sports help young people by emphasizing skill development - not competition.

Ages: Youth Indoor Soccer is for boys and girls ages 5-13

Registration Dates: September 20th - November 7th

Practices: Practices will begin the week of November 15th. Practice days and times will be determined at close of registration.

Skills Day (if necessary): November 13th

Games: Games will tentatively begin December 11th. Games will mostly be held on Saturdays but there may be some week night games as well.

Where: Practices will be held at the branch you registered your child at, games will be played at the Shuford Branch (Conover, NC) and the Hickory Branch (Hickory, NC).

Registration Fees: Member fee - $65 and non-member fee - $120

Registration Includes: Full uniform, 7 regular season games, participation in tournament (if age appropriate)

 

Youth Flag Football

Now is the time to start teaching your child the basic fundamentals of flag football. Our flag football program 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, watch them have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends. Sports provide a great opportunity to teach values like caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. YMCA Youth Sports help young people by emphasizing skill development - not competition.

Ages: Youth Flag Football is for boys and girls 5-13 years-old.

Registration Dates: July 5th - August 22nd

Practices: Practices will begin August 30th Practice days and times will be determined at close of registration

Games: Games will tentatively begin Saturday, September 18th. Games will mostly be held on Saturdays but there may be some week night games as well

Where: Practices will be held at the branch you register your child, games will be played at the Shuford Branch (Conover, NC) and the Hickory Branch (Hickory, NC).

Registration Fees: Member fee is $65 and non-member fee is $120
Registration includes: Full uniform, 6 regular season games, participation in tournament (if applicable)

 

Youth Volleyball

Now is the time to start teaching your child the basic fundamentals of volleybally. Our volleyball program 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, watch them have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends. Sports provide a great opportunity to teach values like caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. YMCA Youth Sports help young people by emphasizing skill development - not competition.

Ages: Youth Volleyball is for boys and girls 7-18 years-old

Registration Dates: December 20 - February 13

Practices: Practice will begin the week of February 21st. Practice days and times will be determined at close of registration.

Games: Games will tentatively begin the week of March 12th. Games will mostly be held on Saturdays but there may be some week night games.

Where: Practices will be held at the branch you registered your child at, games will be played at the Shuford Branch (Conover, NC) and the Hickory Branch (Hickory, NC). Once teams are set, parents will be notified of the practice start date.

Registration Fees: Member fee is $65 and non-member fee is $120. Registration includes: Jersey, 7 regular season games, participation in tournament, medals for all age groups.

 

Adult Coed Soccer

Please join us as we kick off the YMCA of Catawba Valley’s first ever adult soccer league. This league is open to all adults and will help foster friendship and recreation through completive play. So gather your friends and start a team or join as an individual and meet new people as you dribble towards victory!!!

Ages: For Men and Women ages 18 and up

When: Registration is from Jan 31st - March 27th Games will be played on Sundays

Where: Season will start April 10th Games will be played at the Shuford and Hickory Branches. The tournament will be June 11th & 12th

Team Registration Fees: Members $55 and non-members $90 Per person (Minimum of 7 People on a team NO maximum), includes 7 regular season games , Dri-Fit Team Shirt and Single elimination tournament

Individual Registration Fees: Member $55 and non-member $90 includes team placement, 7 regular season games, Dri-Fit Team Shirt and Single elimination tournament

 

Adult Basketball

Get your team ready to take the court! Our Adult Basketball League is designed to be an aid and tool in the development and growth of the participants. The Y is not a building, athletics field or just a gym; it is an association of people who use Y programs to foster physical, mental and spiritual growth. The attainment of exceptional athletic skills and the winning of games, though important, are secondary - the molding of men and women is the goal.

Ages: For Men and Women ages 18 and up

Registration Dates: Registration is from November 22nd - January 9th Games will be played on Sundays

Games: Season will start January 23rd Games will be played at the Hickory and Shuford Branches. Tournament will be March 20th and 27th

Where: Games will be played at the Shuford YMCA (Conover) and the Hickory Foundation YMCA (Hickory).

Registration Fees: Members $55 and non-members $90 Per person (Minimum of 5 People on a team NO maximum), includes: 7 regular season games, Dri-Fit Team Shirt, and Single elimination tournament

 

Adult Volleyball

The Adult Volleyball League is designed to be an aid and tool in the development and growth of the participants. The Y is not a building, athletics fields or just a gym; it is an association of people who use Y Volleyball to foster physical, mental and spiritual growth. The attainment of exceptional athletic skills and the winning of games, though important, are secondary - the molding of future men and women is the goal.

Ages: Adult Volleyball is for men and women at least 16 years-old.

Registration Dates: Registration is from Jan 31st — March 27th. Coed league will be played on Sunday afternoons

Games: Women's league games will be played on Fridays. Coed league will be played on Sundays.

Where: Season will start April 10th. Games will be played at the Hickory and Shuford Branches. The tournament will be June 11th & 12th

Registration Fees: Members $55 and non-members $90 per person (Minimum of 6 people on a team NO maximum), includes: 7 regular season games, Dri-Fit Team Shirt, Single elimination tournament.

 

Adult Flag Football

Get your team ready for the gridiron! Our Adult Flag Football League is designed to be an aid and tool in the development and growth of the participants. The Y is not a building, athletics field or just a gym; it is an association of people who use Y programs to foster physical, mental and spiritual growth.

Ages: For Men and Women ages 18 and up

Registration Dates: Registration is from July 19th - September 5th Games will be played on Sundays

Where: Season will start September 19th Games will be played at the Shuford Branch.
Tournament will be November 14th and 21st

Registration Fees(Team): Members $55 and non-members $90 Per person (Minimum of 5 People on a team NO maximum), includes 6 regular season games , t-shirt and single elimination tournament Click here for information on our financial assistance program.

Registration Fees(Individual): Member $55 and non-member $90 includes team placement, 6 regular season games, t-shirt and single elimination tournament

 

 

For Questions About Youth & Adult Sports:

 

Hickory Foundation YMCA

Jay Johnson
Sports Director
(828)324-2858

 

Adrian L. Shuford YMCA

Abbey Tarr
Sports Director
(828) 464-6130