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Sports

 

We believe sports, fun and exploring new interests aren’t just for the young. Along with improving health, whenever teamwork is involved, there’s the added benefit of being connected to others. That’s why you’ll find a range of recreational activities at the Y. With something to offer everyone, there’s no such thing as being too old to get in the game.

 

Questions???

Please contact Cody Ross, Youth Development Coordinator at ext.262 or cross@metrowestymca.org
 
 
 

Fall 2020 Programs

At the MetroWest YMCA we are taking every precaution to ensure the safety of our staff and participants as we return to offering programs. We have reduced our capacity, and modified our activities to allow for social distancing and limited the amount of sharing of equipment. We are also asking parents to participate in some of our classes to provide a safe opportunity for partner work.

 

Gymnastics

Children will work independently with help from a parent in a fun and play­ful environment. Your child will work on class basics such as taking turns, lining up and transitioning. Age appropriate skills will be taught to improve strength, flexibility and coordination. We are asking parents to participate this session to help create a successful class environment while keeping everyone safe.

 

Basketball

Small Ball Basketball, 1st-3rd grade clinic

Dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defensive drills will be taught along with modified games.

 

Buzzer Beater Basketball, 4-5th grade clinic

Dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defensive drills will be taught along with modified games.

 

Outdoor Golf

Children will learn the basics of golf through the First Tee DRIVE program. The DRIVE program integrates values and character building through the game of golf. In the class students will use modified equipment to learn the basic strokes of golf through activity based lessons. This is a fun and interactive method of teaching golf while integrating important life skills and character building. This class will utilize a combination of indoor and outdoor space.

 

Outdoor Soccer

Participants to learn the basics of Soccer through skills and drills activities. Modified games will be played, limiting participant’s proximity to each other.

 

Middle School Drop-in Sports

Come join us at the YMCA for some socially distant sports activities each week. We will play a different game each week, abiding by social distance guidelines. This will be a drop in program you can sign up for each week.

 

Karate

Based on the teachings of Shaolin Kempo Karate, classes focus on developing the critical life skills of respect, self-discipline and self-control. Students will learn to control and be confident in their actions by learning varied martial arts movements such as strikes, kicks, and footwork; progressing to more complex movements and patterns as they develop. Sneakers are required; please no boots, clogs, flip flops or sandals. *Introductory belt is provided, Karate uniform optional to purchase. This class is being held in Studio A. This class will also be offered via zoom; you have the option to either sign up for the in person class or the online class.

 

Self Defense Adult Class

This unique class will teach essential techniques to protect you and your loved ones via the martial arts, namely Kempo, Karate and T'ai Chi. The combination of these techniques, core building exercises and breathing techniques will increase self-esteem, mental awareness and physical abilities to thwart an attack. Instructor is a black belt in Shaolin, Kempo, Karate (Kung Fu), a T'ai Chi student and a Reiki Master.