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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Spring Training | Baseball & Softball

Fine tune your baseball/softball skills before heading outside for the upcoming season. Former Kimbal MN head baseball coach and St. Johns University player Tom Reuter will improve your batting, pitching, fielding and catching by teaching fundamentals and correcting mechanics. Trainings will be held indoors, will move outdoors weather permitting.  Skills stations, no batting cages. Sessions are designed for boys & girls ages 7 to 12. Depending on enrollment, we may split the groups into two sessions. 

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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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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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.



The YMCA Sports Center is excited to introduce a 4th & 5th Grade Girls Volleyball program! 

  • WHEN: Thursdays, April 8-May 13
  • TIME: 4:30-6:00 PM
  • COST: Members: $72 | Non-Members: $90 

This 6-week program will include instructional training and scrimmages. All skills levels are welcome! 


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Fusion Volleyball is back in action. Last year came to a sudden halt due to the pandemic, but we are back! The WIVL can host tournaments and we are getting ready for the 2021 season. 

Here is some important information for you:

  1. Coaches - We need coaches! As part of the registration, we will ask if you are willing to coach your daughter’s team. We want at least two coaches per team, so don’t forget to sign up to coach! We will be providing three coaches clinics for you and give you plenty of resources to develop your coaching skills. These clinics will be taught by both the North and Memorial Head Varsity coaches.
  2. Tournament Dates - The dates for the tournaments are as follows: March 13, March 20, March 27, April 3 (Easter weekend), April 10, April 17, April 24 as well as May 1, May 8. Your daughter will play in three or four of these tournaments. Tournaments will be hosted within 2 hours of Eau Claire. Each team will have an opportunity to play in up to 12 matches during this Spring season.
  3. Practices - Practices will begin on March 1st and will run to the end of the season – May 4th. We will be able to offer one practice per week at the Eau Claire YMCA Sports Center (on Craig Road). The practices may be held Mondays or Tuesdays between the hours of 5:15 pm and 8:45 pm. We hope to add a second practice per week as gym space opens up.
  4. Registration Fee - The registration fee of $100 will cover practice space, tournament fees (up to 12 matches per team), uniforms, and equipment. .
  5. Registration Deadline - Registration closed

Please let us know if you have any questions. You can e-mail either Amy Peterson Foss, Sports Center Director at afoss@ymca-cv.org, or Rachel McKinley, Fusion Club Administrator at mckinley.rachel@gmail.com. Otherwise, don’t forget to register HERE and forward this to any friends that you think may be interested.


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 6:00-8:00 pm | Saturdays 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Schaaf Gym - Eau Claire YMCA

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


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: 2021 Dates TBD  

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.