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Our youth sports classes and leagues are designed to help kids develop a love for sports, build skills and teaching the fundamentals of the game. 

Here is a preview of what is typically offered throughout the year at our different facilities. If registration is open, the hyperlink will show program and registration information for the upcoming offering.



Youth & High School Basketball 

The YMCA of the Chippewa Valley offers basketball programs for all ages! Sign your child up to participate in instruction programs, leagues or tournaments. At the YMCA everyone plays, everyone wins. 

FALL 2023:

Registration Opens:

  • Members: Wednesday, July 12

  • Non-Members: Monday, July 31

Fall 2 2023

  • Adult Basketball Registration Opens:

    • Individual/Early Bird: Thursday, September 7

    • Team: Thursday, October 16


Youth & High School Tennis

We offer a variety of progressive youth tennis classes at the John & Fay Menard YMCA Tennis Center. 

Fall 2023:

Registration Opens:

  • Members: Tuesday, August 1

  • Non-Members: Tuesday, August 8


Preschool Sports & Sport Tykes

Youth sports classes help kids develop a love for sports by focusing on skill development and teaching the fundamentals of the game.

FALL 2023:

Registration Now Open



Looking for a new way to build self-esteem, discipline, and determination? Try Goju Kai karate! Each session, you will learn karate and self-defense skills while improving flexibility, balance, and coordination.

Karate classes are open to all adults and youth 8 and older. This program and enrollment runs continuously. All participates are required to purchase a class package online or at the Service Desk in order to attend.

You may attend whichever sessions meet your schedule. Both beginner and advanced levels are taught at each class. 

Students must have the dedication and commitment needed to learn a martial art. We want to make sure that all karate students benefit equally from the instruction.

  • Location: Eau Claire YMCA main building in the group exercise room.

  • When: Saturday mornings from 10 AM-12 PM. 

  • For more information, please contact  Tony Neri, Healthy Living Director at 715-833-4843 or email


Youth Flag Football

Get your kids involved in Flag Football at the YMCA! Click below to see league offerings at our different YMCA facilities. 

Fall 1 2023:

  • Grades K-2 at the Chippewa Falls YMCA
    • Registration Now Open
  • Grades 3-5 at the Chippewa Falls YMCA
    • Registration Now Open
  • Ages 6-11 at the YMCA Sports Center
    • Registration Now Open

Fall 2 2023

  • Adult at the YMCA Sports Center

    • Registration Opens:​

      • Early Bird & Individual: Wednesday, September 6​

      • Regular Registration: Wednesday, October 11

Youth Volleyball

Get your kids involved in Volleyball at the YMCA! Click below to see league offerings at our different YMCA facilities. 

Fall 2023:

Registration Now Open

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High School Softball

The YMCA Sports Center hosts a high school softball league during the Winter each year. The YMCA Sports Center provides a highly maintained indoor turf playing surface and additional sport court. The courts are 185′ x 85′ to provide a maximum playing surface.


All Sports Center leagues provide professionally trained staff to officiate and climate-controlled indoor comfort for players and spectators.

No Spring or Summer Offerings

Youth Baseball/Softball

Get your kids involved in Baseball, Softball, or T-Ball at the YMCA! Click below to see offerings at our different YMCA facilities. 


Youth & High School Soccer

We offer a variety of soccer leagues at the YMCA Sports Center. Leagues are available for high school students and skill classes are available for youth. Click below to see what leagues are currently being offered. ​

Fall 2023:

Registration Now Open

Fall 2 2023:

  • Women's Soccer Registration Opens:

    • Individual & Early Bird: Monday, September 11​

    • Team: Monday, October 16


Barracudas Swim Team

The YMCA of the Chippewa Valley Barracudas Swim Team combines YMCA and USA year-round competitive swimming and diving programs in Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, and the surrounding area. We promote the long-term development of athletes by offering skill instruction, training focused on improving fitness levels, and appropriate social interaction in a caring, respectful and encouraging environment. More than 200 student-athletes learn and train at multiple locations: Eau Claire YMCA, Chippewa Falls YMCA, Chippewa Falls Middle School, and Eau Claire Memorial High School. The YMCA Swim Team welcomes swimmers ages 5 to 19 and all ability levels!


Jr. Blugold Gymnastics

The Jr. Blugold Gymnastics Program aids in your child's physical, mental and social development. Our objective is to provide children with safe, positive, and fun learning experiences! We aim to build strength, flexibility, endurance, coordination, and self-confidence while having fun with the sport of gymnastics. We provide an opportunity for the children of our community to participate, learn and enjoy the skills of gymnastics in a safe, wholesome, family-friendly environment.

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