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

    Team Lil' Pioneers (NEW FALL 2021)

    Ages 2-5 years

    This is perfect for the little ones that loved Little Pioneers camp. 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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    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

    Team Pathfinders (NEW FALL 2021)

    Ages 4-5

    Pathfinders was so fun you can extend it into the school year!! Activities include games and sports that involve play and teamwork. outdoor play, and more! Pathfinders will develop friendships, learn independence, and practice sharing and teamwork in a safe, supervised, and caring environment.

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    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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    Sports Management

    Grades 3-5

    In this class we will learn and work with the numbers behind sports! We will look at stats, work with 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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    Mini Basketball Skills & Drills (NEW FALL 2021)

    Ages 4-5 Years

    In this class your child will start their basketball playing experience in a fun and supportive environment. During the class, activities are introduced to promote proper balance, equipment, hand eye coordination, following directions and early basketball fundamentals.

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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

    Participants in this league will develop their basketball skills through quality instruction, game experience and player development.

    In this league, boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of basketball, good sportsmanship and teamwork. This program takes place 2 days per week. Practices are held on Tuesdays and games are held on Saturdays.

    Participants have the chance to play real games with referees and continual coaching. The participants will be divided into teams and given a jersey.

    We ask that all participants attend both days each week. All practices and games are held at the NSYMCA.

    Our goal for the program is to teach the participants—of any experience level—the fundamentals of basketball. Your children will learn shooting, dribbling, passing, defense, positioning, teamwork and sportsmanship in a non-competitive environment. Our focus is not on wins and loses but instead having fun.

    Basketball Skills & Drills

    Grades 1-5

    Basketball Skills & Drills introduces the game of basketball in a safe and fun environment through skill-building activities and non-traditional games. The program emphasizes teamwork and good sportsmanship while building confidence and skills. Players will learn and strengthen the basic skills of the sport like ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, defense and more. Each session will also feature a wide variety of more than 30 innovative and exciting activities including: around the world shooting, hot lava dribble, dribble knock out and money ball. We want every child that participates in this program to feel safe, excited and eager to play basketball!

    Please contact Ricky Gonzalez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or concerns about basketball skills & drills.

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    Private Basketball Lessons

    PRIVATE BASKETBALL LESSONS ARE AVAILABLE! CONTACT ALEX BRODELL AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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 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

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    • Special Racquetball League Pricing

      Dates are to be determined

      Non-members can join the Y. Play unlimited racquetball and have a 3-month membership for $225. This includes the $45 league fee.

    • Adult Lap Swimming

      Adult lap swimming is available every day.

      Click here to view the latest Pool Schedule
    • Pickleball

      $5 for non-members

      Please Note: Pickleball can be played by appointment. 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.

      Wednesday - Thursday:

      11:30 am - 3:30 pm


      6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


      12:00 - 3:30 pm