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. 


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Fun for all ages! If you're looking for a game that will have every player running and laughing, you need to sign up for kickball! 7 week sessions

The first week runs from 5:30-6:30pm and is used for rating purposes, rules, and sportsmanship expectations. The players are then divided into 4 teams for the remainder of the program, based on age and overall skill. 

The program schedule will consist of weekly games that will all be played on Monday evenings.  
Each team will play for 45 minutes (5:30-6:15pm or 6:15-7:00pm).

Parent’s Night - We ask for one parent from each family to join us in a fun game and take on the kids!

Kickball Rules

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Flag Football

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

Due to the Emergency Order from Governor Evers, we have had to make a few adaptations to be able to safely offer this program. Since social distancing is not always possible during flag football games and practices, the following adaptations were made with much consideration for the safety of the players, coaches and spectators: Face coverings must be worn by all players and coaches at all times and spectators/households must social distance from others while watching. If you are unable to social distance, we strongly encourage wearing a face covering.


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Preschool Sports & Sports Tykes

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


Our volleyball program will introduce and continue to develop the basic fundamentals of the game. With a progressive model, we allow kids to learn and enjoy the game at their own pace. Programs focus on skill enhancement to better prepare athletes for more advanced strategies and game-like situations in order to become more successful, more confident and continue to enjoy the game of Volleyball at a young age. 

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


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. This program runs continuously and meets every Thursday evening and Saturday morning; you may attend whichever sessions meet your schedule. Enrollment is continuous and both beginner and advanced levels are taught at each class. All participants are required to purchase a punch card at the Service Desk in order to attend.

Days/Time: Thursdays 7:00-9:00 pm | Saturdays 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Fitness Training Center (FTC)

For more information, please contact Duane Badman at 715-456-0152 or dbadman@centurytel.net


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

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The Eau Claire YMCA and Hickory Hills Golf Course are happy to offer Eau Claire area youth instruction on the great game of golf!  Y-Tee of the Chippewa Valley is dedicated to enhancing the lives of youth through character development and value-driven educational curriculum all through the game of golf. This fun-filled program offers three levels of golf education that are geared to various ages and ability levels. You will begin by learning the basic components of a golf swing and course. As golfers advance, they will continue to learn more rules, goal setting, golf etiquette and build off their existing skill level.

Youth & Teen Running Club

If you are in 6th - 12th grade come join the KIDS & TEENS YMCA RUNNING CLUB this summer to train for the YMCA Pure Water Day Races which will be held at the Chippewa Falls YMCA on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Meet at the outdoor circuit and have fun running with fellow classmates, teammates, competitors and friends. Some of our YMCA RUNNING CLUB members will be training for the Pure Water Day Races while others are just here for the exercise and to stay in shape over the summer or to train for other area summer races. This group is open to experienced & non-experienced runners! 

YMCA RUNNING CLUB COACHES: Marty Bushland & Scott Siegenthaler 

WHEN: JUNE 22 - AUGUST 6 | Mondays & Wednesdays @ 6 PM & Thursdays @ 8 AM  

WHERE: Meet at the YMCA Outdoor Circuit

AGE: 6th - 12th Grade

COST: $30 Per Runner

Free Registration for Pure Water Day Races for Club Members!
A Runner Shirt will be provided to each club member thanks to our sponsor Mason Companies.