sports

Improve skills, and get active with your friends and neighbors while you engage with your community. Check out all of the awesome youth and adult sports programs we offer at the Y. 

 

  • Parent-Child: Swim Starters - A parent swimming with his baby.

    Preschool Sports

    There’s something for every kid at the Y. They can meet new friends, increase self-esteem, discover talents and develop new skills in a supportive and encouraging environment.

    See class descriptions below

    Sports Fun

    Ages 4-6

    Your child will play and have fun as we teach skills in a variety of sports and activities. They will gain confidence and develop large and fine motor skills that will help foster the love of the game. Pack a healthy snack.

    Sports & Gymnastics

    Ages 3-5

    Burn some energy and have fun! The first 30 minutes will be gymnastics with tumbling, trampoline and bar work. The next 30 minutes different sports like basketball, soccer, t-ball, volleyball and floor hockey will be played. Emphasis is on having fun in a non-competitive enviornment, while learning how to play as a team and improving individual sports and gymnastics skills.

    Northbrook Star T-Ball League

    Spring Session

    NSYMCA Sports League believe that character development, focusing on the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, is an essential element of our sports programs.

    Participants will receive help in developing their skills through quality instruction, game experience and player development.

    If you would like to volunteer coach, please fill out a volunteer application or contact Carol Sassorossi.

    For 4 and 6 year old boys and girls. Players will learn baseball fundamentals, rules and teamwork. The first 2 weeks will be games. Practices and games will be played on Saturday mornings between 9-11am at Allstate Fields. Team jersey and hat included in fee.

    Northbrook Star Soccer League

    September 9 - October 21

    The league is for 3 and 4 year olds and practices/games are held on Saturdays. Northbrook Star Soccer will teach the fundamentals of soccer, the rules of soccer and teamwork. Shin guards are required. All practicipants will receive a jersey. Parents are encouraged to be volunteers.

  • Preschool Swim Lessons- A Preschool child swimming

    Youth Sports

    There’s something for every kid at the Y. They can meet new friends, increase self-esteem, discover talents and develop new skills in a supportive and encouraging environment.

    See class descriptions below

    Flag Football

    FALL 1 & SPRING
    This is an instructional program to learn the basics of football including passing, positions and running plays. Teamwork and good sportsmanship will be stressed. This program is taught by former area high school and college football players.

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    Tumbling

    Grades 5-8

    Work on the basics of tumbling needed for cheerleading or extra time for gymnastics. Cartwheels, round offs, walkovers and handsprings will be taught in a progressive manner. This class is open to all cheerleaders and gymnasts who want more tumbling time.

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    Volleyball

    This co-ed program focuses on learning and improving skills such as passing, setting and
    serving. Our volleyball program is divided into age groups that enable the beginner to learn the sport as well as is excellent off-season training class for those interested in competitive volleyball. Our new volleyball coach is Randy Satovitz.

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    Open Volleyball

    Grades 6-8

    If you're in junior high and you play volleyball or want to learn, join us for Friday eveneing fun, every week from 7:30-9:30pm! Depending on the turnout, the games may range from 2v2 to 6v6 round robin.

    NSYMCA Youth Basketball League

    Grades K-8th

    November 14, 2015- March 5, 2016

    NSYMCA Developmental Basketball League believes character development, focusing on the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, is an essential element of our sports programs. Participants will receive help in developing their skills through quiality instruction, game experience and player development.

    Our league is designed for boys and girls to learn the fundamentals of basketball, good sportsmanship, teamwork and rules of the game. Players will be placed on teams, formed after 2 weeks of evaluations. Practices will develop and build skills. Teams will participate in regular season games followed by playoffs. All participants will receive a jersey included in the class fee plus a trophy at the end of the season.

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    Basketball Skills Training

    Basketball Skills Training focuses on strengthening basic basketball skills through ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, defense, transition play and positions. Along with emphasizing teamwork, good sportsmanship and hard work. This program is a great way to get your skills to the next level.

    Kindergarten:
    Basic dribbling, passing and shooting skills will be introduced.

    1st - 2nd Grade:
    Emphasis will be on improving basic skills and implementing proper technique.

    3rd - 8th Grade:
    More advanced basketball skills will be taught as well as the importance of developing confidence. and game knowledge.

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    Non-Contact Rugby

    8-11 years old

    North Shore Rugby Academy introduces girls and boys to a variety of fun and safe non-contact games. The ruggers will practice good ball and running skills and learn the importance of teamwork and good sportsmanship. The coaching staff from North Shore Rugby Academy promote a positive, encouraging, and professional coaching environment.

    Sports Of All Sorts

    GRADES 1-3
    Each week we will play a different sport and have fun while staying active after school. We will play our favorite sports camp and gym class games such as dodgeball, gaga, floor hockey, kickball, bowling basketball, and so much more.This is a non-competitive class that focuses on physical activity while improving individual skills.

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    Little Athletes

    AGES 3-4
    Your child will play and have fun as we teach skills in a variety of sports and activities to help him/her gain confidence and develop large and fine motor skills that will help foster the love of the game.

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    Sports and Gymnastics

    AGES 5-6YRS

    Burn some energy and have fun! The first 30 minutes will be gymnastics with tumbling, trampoline and bar work. The next 30 minutes different sports like basketball, soccer, t-ball, volleyball and floor hockey will be played. Emphasis is on having fun in a non-competitive environment while learning how to play as a team and improving individual sports and gymnastics skills.

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    Wrestling

    Grades 1-8

    Geared to all skill levels, this program stresses fun while working on wrestling fundamentals, proper technique, and physical conditioning. Classes are taught by current and former wrestlers and USA wrestling Certified Coaches. Shoes and headgear are encouraged, but not mandatory. Taught in conjunction with Northbrook Gators Wrestling.

  • Youth Swim Lessons - A group of youth children swimming having fun

    Youth Basketball

    The NSYMCA offers a variety of skill levels for those that interested in learning the fundmentals of the sport of basketball or looking to take their game to the next level.

     

    NSYMCA Youth Basketball League

    Grades K-8th

    November 14, 2015- March 5, 2016

    NSYMCA Developmental Basketball League believes character development, focusing on the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, is an essential element of our sports programs. Participants will receive help in developing their skills through quiality instruction, game experience and player development.

    Our league is designed for boys and girls to learn the fundamentals of basketball, good sportsmanship, teamwork and rules of the game. Players will be placed on teams, formed after 2 weeks of evaluations. Practices will develop and build skills. Teams will participate in regular season games followed by playoffs. All participants will receive a jersey included in the class fee plus a trophy at the end of the season.

    Register Now!

    Basketball Skills Training

    Basketball Skills Training focuses on strengthening basic basketball skills through ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, defense, transition play and positions. Along with emphasizing teamwork, good sportsmanship and hard work. This program is a great way to get your skills to the next level.

    Kindergarten:
    Basic dribbling, passing and shooting skills will be introduced.

    1st - 2nd Grade:
    Emphasis will be on improving basic skills and implementing proper technique.

    3rd - 8th Grade:
    More advanced basketball skills will be taught as well as the importance of developing confidence. and game knowledge.

    Register Now!

  • Flying Turtles Swim Team - A Swim Team Child Swimming.

    Martial Arts

    4- adults

    Martial arts are ancient methods of training your mind, martial arts body and spirit to act as one. Martial arts practitioners strive for harmony, but also learn effective self-defense techniques. Students will be empowered to gain a greater sence of self respect, self discipline and confidence.

    Karate

    A method developed in Japan of defending oneself without the use of weapons, by striking sensitive ares on the attacker's body with the hands, elbows, knees or feet. Karate classes are taught by instructiors from Fonseca Martial Arts.

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    Self Defense (Formerly Jiu Jitsu)

    A method developed in Japan of defending oneself without the use of weapons by using the strength and weight of an adversary to disable him. North Suburban YMCA offers Tori Ryu style of Jiu Jitsu, which emphasizes holds, sweeps and throws.

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    Tae Kwon Do

    A Korean martial art, that utilizes kicks, strikes, punches, blocking and is especially known for its powerful leaping kicks. Learning patterns, sparring with partners and breaking boards are part of this class curriculum.

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    Today's Active Adults are more health conscious than ever before. The YMCA offers Active Adults the opportunity to maintain a healthy lifestyle, healthy relationships and a positive outlook on life. Take a break from everyday demands and reenergize at the Y. We offer racquetball, badmintion, basketball, volleyball, hand ball and pickleball - all free for members.

    Below is a list of Adult Sports programing that we offer:

    Racquetball

    Here at the NSYMCA we offer a wide array of racquetball options from tournaments to free play and everything in between. Reservations and private lessons are available.

    LOOKING FOR RACQUETBALL RESERVATIONS? CLICK HERE.

    Men's Basketball League

    Tuesdays & Thursdays:

    6:30 - 8:15 am

    Saturday:

    6:00-8:45 am

    Sunday:

    7:15 - 9:15 am

    Adult Lap Swimming

    Adult lap swimming is available every day. Click here to view the latest Pool Schedule