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. 

 

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    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

    Little Athletes

    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.

    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

    OFFERED IN THE 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 Roman Edingburg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    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 9-11 am at Allstate Fields. Team jersey and hat included in fee.

    Northbrook Star Soccer League

    OFFERED IN THE SPRING SESSION

    The league is for 3 and 4 year olds and practices/games are held on Saturdays.The spring season is 6 weeks long with practices beginning on Saturday, April 8. 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

    Lil’ Dragons & Karate

    Ages 4 years old & up

    Lil’ Dragons & Karate

    Developed in Japan, karate is a method of defending oneself without the use of weapons by striking sensitive areas of the attacker’s body with the hands, elbows, knees, or feet. Karate classes are taught by instructors from Championship Martial Arts Studio. *Belt & testing fees not included.

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    Sports Fun

    Ages 3- 5 years

    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 3- 5 years

    Burn some energy and have fun! The first part of class will be gymnastics with tumbling, trampoline, and bar work. The next part will feature various sports such as basketball, soccer and t-ball. We emphasize 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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    Sports Management (NEW FALL 2019)

    Ages 3- 5 years

    In this class we will learn and work with the numbers behind sports! We will look at stats, collect and trade pro sports trading cards, watch live games, and even try a fantasy league! Great for basketball, football, and baseball players.

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    NSYMCA Youth Basketball League

    Grades K-8th

    OFFERED IN THE WINTER AND SPRING SESSION

    NSYMCA Developmental Basketball League Starts Nov 12 - Mar 7

    The Y believes 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.

    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 and are held once per week for 1 hour. Practices are Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 pm for K-2 grades and 4:00-5:00 pm for 3rd-6th grades. All participants will receive a jersey included in the class fee.

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    Open Court Volleyball

    Grades 6-8

    Need a place to warm up for the school season, practice, or even just have some fun with friends? Open Court Volleyball will give you all of that! Come join us on Friday nights, when our court is open to middle school volleyball players.

    Volleyball

    Grades 2-4

    This co-ed program focuses on learning and improving skills such as passing, setting, and serving. Since our volleyball program is divided into age groups, it’s great for beginners as well as an excellent off-season training class for competitive players.

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    Youth Basketball League

    Grades K-6:
    Focuses on strengthening basic basketball skills through ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, defense, transition play, and positions. This program emphasizes teamwork, good sportsmanship, and hard work, and 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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    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.

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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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    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.

    Lil' Dragons

    Developed in Japan, karate is a method 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 instructors from an outside Martial Arts Studio. Lil'Dragons is available for Preschool to Kindergarten children.

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    Karate

    Developed in Japan, karate is a method 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 instructors from an outside Martial Arts Studio and available for ages 4 years old- adult.

    Register Now!

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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:

    Adult Racquetball

    The North Suburban YMCA is pleased to have Howie Robins on staff to serve you. As an enthusiastic and skilled A-level player and instructor, Howie has played racquetball for over 35 years. He is an AmPRO Certified Advanced Instructor and a member of the United States Racquetball Association. Howie is also on the Team Head USA player staff. Members can make reservations online at www.nsymca.org for free open court time.

    Learn how to play competitive Racquetball by learning all the basic fundamentals to improve your game!

    Learn how to

    • Return/ Serve

    • Backhand and Drill/Play

    • Ceiling Shots

    • Kill Shots / Rollout

    • Pinch/ Passing Shots

    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

    Pickleball

    Please Note:

    Pickleball can be played by appointment Monday through Friday from 10:30 am - 3:30 pm. You must call 30 minutes prior to arriving to see if the gym is available and equipment is set up. This does not apply to holidays or school break days.

    Pickleball is open and set-up at these times.

    Wednesday:

    7:30 - 9:30 pm

    Thursday:

    9:15 - 11:15 am

    $5 for non-members

    Adult Open Volleyball

    Sundays 2:30-4:30 pm

    If you’re an adult looking for a fun, relaxed game of volleyball, look no further! Come join us Sunday afternoons for some volleyball fun. Open to beginners, intermediate, and advanced players.