Youth Sports Programs

Empowering Children With Friendly Competition!

The Juniata Valley YMCA nurtures the potential of children through the youth sports programming by strengthening character in our youth, engaging families, and buidling lasting relationships.

Participants in these programs develop skills, learn about teamwork, and focus on sportsmanship. They set individual and team goals, building confidence, increasing self-esteem, and improving physical conditioning. Youth will have the opportunity to learn social skills and establish healthy habits that can last a lifetime. There are even opportunities for family involvement through volunteering as coaches, team parents, and committee members. 

Youth Sports

  • Basketball
    Our Y has two full sized basketball courts to use for just shooting around, playing pick-up games, or hosting leagues throughout the year!
  • Gymnastics
    We have 4 different fun and comprehensive gymnastics programs for children in different age groups, toddlers and up: Rollers, Swingers, Tumblers, and Flyers.
  • Indoor Soccer
    Our soccer classes and teams, led by encouraging and supportive coaches, offer kids a great place to learn skills, improve coordination, and encourage fair play, positive attitude, and teamwork! 
  • Martial Arts
    • Judo
    • Karate
  • Swim Team
    See our aquatics page for more details on swimming lessons and our competitive Stingrays swim team!
  • Indoor Rock Climbing
    We have the biggest rock climbing wall for miles!  In the winter, come in for open climb nights on Monday from 6-8.  Advanced climbing is from 8-9 when we have enough climbers!  There are routes for climbers at every level!
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