Youth Sports

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At the Y, our sports staff, coaches, and volunteers all share a singular vision of helping all youth reach their full potential in life. We leverage the excitement and passion around recreational and competitive programming to create a healthy outlet for children to gain new skills, develop a sense of team and connect with positive role models.

T-ball, soccer, volleyball, football, and basketball – check out the sports offerings and get in the game. Improve skills, make new friends, be active with other kids and learn to love a sport at the Y.

Schedules

2018 YMCA of Northwest Louisiana Youth Sports Calendar

 

YMCA Cleat Locker

Do you have old cleats or shin guards? Donate them to the Y! Collections boxes are in the lobby at the BHP Billiton YMCA. On Friday, September 7th, and Saturday, September 8th, we’ll open up our cleat locker to the public. Used cleats will be available for purchase for $2.00/pair, and shin guards for $1/pair. Or, you can exchange a pair of your old cleats or shin guards for another pair at no cost.

Questions?  Misty Alexander at MistyA@ymcanwla.org or 318.674.9635

 

For More Information About Youth Sports at the Y:

Jonathan Ford, Athletics Director
318-674-9635 | JonathanF@ymcanwla.org

Randal Anderson, Assistant Athletics Director
318-674-9635 | RandalA@ymcanwla.org

Programs

Fall Soccer

Ages 6 through 11 – Fall 2018

Fall Sports, soccer

Program Dates: Sep 8 2018 - Oct 27 2018

Our soccer leagues are for both boys and girls. U6, U7, and U8 soccer will be played 25 yard by 30 yard field. Goal will be 4' tall and 6' wide. The ball will be a size three soccer ball. They will play 4 players vs 4 players with no goal keepers. Game time will consist of (4) ten minute quarters. U9 and U10 soccer will be played 45 yard by 60 yard field. Goal will be 6.5' tall and 18.5' wide. The ball will be a size four soccer ball. They will play 7 players vs 7 players with a goal keepers. Game time will consist of (2) twenty five minute halves. U11 and U12 soccer will be played 50 yard by 65 yard field. Goal will be 6.5' tall and 18.5' wide. The ball will be a size four soccer ball. They will play 9 players vs 9 players with a goal keepers. Game time will consist of (2) thirty minute halves. Rosters will be built by friend, coach request and after that school, zip code, etc. We will allow no more than eight players. Players will be provided with jersey, shorts, and socks.

Online Registration: Apr 2 2018 - Aug 19 2018

In-House Registration: Apr 2 2018 - Aug 19 2018

Contact: Randal Anderson at randala@ymcanwla.org

Member: $45.00

Non-Member: $95.00

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Football

2018 Football: Ages 6 and Older

Fall Sports, Youth Sports

Program Dates: Sep 8 2018 - Nov 3 2018

Our flag football program consists of three age groups; U6, U7, and U8. Our U6 program is an 8 vs 8 format while our U7 and U8 play an 11 vs 11 format. Our U8 ? U12 tackle program plays on a regulation sized field with a regulation clock consisting of four (4) eight (8) minute quarters. Games are held on Saturday?s between 9am and 4pm at various locations. Players will be placed on a roster by friend and/or coach request followed by school, zip code, etc. Practices will be determined by the coach with flag football practicing one to two times a week and tackle practicing two to three times per week. The YMCA will provide a jersey for the players. Pants, cleats, and flags for flag football and helmet, pads, pants, etc. for tackle players will be the responsibility of each team and/or parent. Please confirm with your coach what equipment will be provided and what equipment you will be responsible for supplying.

Online Registration: Apr 5 2018 - Aug 17 2018

In-House Registration: Apr 5 2018 - Aug 17 2018

Contact: Randal Anderson at randala@ymcanwla.org

Member: $45.00

Non-Member: $95.00

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School Sports: Soccer Starters

University: The Little Nebulas (2nd & 3rd Grades) Fall 2018

Fall Sports, soccer

Program Dates: Sep 10 2018 - Oct 29 2018

The Super Novas is a thirty minute soccer skill building session develop to improve your players personal ball skills and control. It also helps develop a passion for the game of soccer.

Online Registration: Aug 12 2018 - Sep 10 2018

In-House Registration: Aug 12 2018 - Sep 10 2018

Contact: Randal Anderson at randala@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $85.00

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School Sports: Basketball Beginners

University Basketball: K-1st Grade Fall 2018

Basketball, Fall Sports

Ages: 5- 6

Program Dates: Sep 11 2018 - Oct 30 2018

This program is for University Elementary School Basketball Beginners programs are an afterschool program for kids to develop and build their basketball skills. The program will cover the basic skills to be able to have an impact in the game of basketball. We will focus on ball handling, passing, and shooting.

Online Registration: Aug 12 2018 - Sep 10 2018

In-House Registration: Aug 12 2018 - Sep 10 2018

Contact: Jonathan Ford at jonathanf@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $85.00

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School Sports: Soccer Starters

Montessori: The Little Nebulas Fall 2018

Fall Sports, soccer

Program Dates: Sep 11 2018 - Oct 30 2018

The Little Nebulas (age 3) is a thirty minute soccer skill building session develop to improve your players personal ball skills and control. It also helps develop a passion for the game of soccer.

Online Registration: Aug 12 2018 - Sep 11 2018

In-House Registration: Aug 12 2018 - Sep 11 2018

Contact: Randal Anderson at randala@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $85.00

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School Sports: Soccer Starters

Montessori: The Super Giants (Ages 5-6) 2018

Fall Sports, soccer

Program Dates: Sep 11 2018 - Oct 30 2018

The Super Giants (age 5-6) is a thirty minute soccer skill building session develop to improve your players personal ball skills and control. It also helps develop a passion for the game of soccer.

Online Registration: Aug 12 2018 - Sep 11 2018

In-House Registration: Aug 12 2018 - Sep 11 2018

Contact: Jonathan Ford at jonathanf@ymcanwla.org

Non-Member: $85.00

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