Spend SummerBreak at the Anderson YMCA! Your children will enjoy themed activities and crafts while making new friends! For more information on this program contact Elisha Harrison at eharrison@ymcamadco.org. The YMCA never turns a child away. Ask about our financial assistance program.

Camp Information:

Traditional Camp Dates:

COLOR WARS ( 5/30/22-6/03/22)

OUR KICK-OFF TO SUMMER! WE WILL BE INTRODUCING CAMPERS TO SUMMER FUN WITH AN ICEBREAKER OF COLOR WARS BY AGE.

AGES 4-6: BLUE, AGES 7-8: GREEN, AGES 9-10: YELLOW, AGES 11-12: RED

DISNEY (6/06/22-6/10/22)

THIS WEEK CHILDREN WILL GET TO WEAR CLOTHING ITEMS FOR THEIR FAVORITE DISNEY CHARACTER!

PIRATES (6/13/22-6/17/22)

ARRRGG! THIS WEEK CAMPERS WILL GO HEAD TO HEAD IN THEIR BEST PIRATE COSTUMES.

STORY ADVENTURE (6/20/22-6/24/22)

THIS WEEK CAMPERS WILL HAVE A WEEK-LONG ADVENTURE THROUGH SOME OF OUR FAVORITE BOOKS1

AROUND THE WORLD ( 6/27/22- 7/1/22)

THIS WEEK CAMPERS WILL EXPLORE ALL THE ATTRACTIONS OF OUR WORLD. CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF OUR NATION THROUGH FUN GAMES, CRAFTS, AND MORE!

SUPER HEROS (7/05/22- 7/08/22)

THIS WEEK CAMPERS WILL SHOW OFF THEIR SUPERHERO POWERS AND THEIR COOLEST COSTUME!

UNDER THE SEA ( 7/11/22-7/15/22)

CAMPERS WILL ENJOY EATER-THEMED CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES.

SCAVENGER HUNT (7/18/22- 7/22/22)

CAMPERS WILL FIND HIDDEN TREASURE FROM CLUES SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE YMCA

LAST BLAST SUMMER- (7/25/22- 7/29/22)

CAMPERS WILL REFLECT ON WHAT THEY HAVE LEARNED ALL SUMMER AND SAY GOODBYE TO ALL THEIR FRIENDS.

Speciality Camp Dates:

MAD SCIENTIST-SPECIALTY CAMP (6/06/22-6/10/22)

CRAZY MINDS, CRAZIER EXPERIMENTS! CAMPERS WILL LEARN EVERYTHING SCIENCE THIS WEEK.

LEGO CONSTRUCTION- SPECIALTY CAMP (6/20/22-6/24/22)

HARD HATS ONLY! WHETHER IT BE SKYSCRAPERS, JETS, CARS, OR HOUSES, CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY THIS WEEK.

SURVIVOR- SPECIALTY CAMP (7/05/22- 7/08/22)

TIME TO SHOW OFF YOUR SURVIVAL SKILLS! CAMPERS WILL PARTICIPATE IN OBSTACLES, CHALLENGES, AND MORE.

SHARK WEEK- SPECIALTY CAMP (7/18/22- 7/22/22)

FROM THE STRENGTH OF A SHARK TO THEIR TEETH AND FINS, CAMPERS WILL LEARN ALL ABOUT SHARKS THIS WEEK!

Age:

Children ages 5-12

Location:

Anderson YMCA

28 W 12th St

Anderson, IN 46016

Want to join as a member to save more?

When you or your child joins the YMCA they not only get discounted rates for Childcare, but they also get those same rates for our youth sports, camps and other activities we offer! If you sign up the entire family you get reduced rates on programs such as: Gobble Wobble 5k, Spring & Fall Soccer, Youth Basketball and more! Fill out a membership packet and bring it into the YMCA or sign up here.

How to Register:

  1. Register your child online here
  2. Fill out this packet and return to the Anderson YMCA.
  3. Contact Elisha Harrison at eharrison@ymcamadco.org or call 765-644-7796 for any questions.

ANDERSON

OUR APPROACH TO YOUTH SPORTS

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.

YOUTH SOCCER

BE GOAL ORIENTED! Youth Soccer is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. YMCA youth soccer promises no try outs, no getting cut and no bench warmers! While basic skills of the game are developed through practices and games, every child learns sportsmanship and values necessary to be successful in life.


SEASONS: Spring and Fall*

LEAGUES:

AGES 3 – 4 COED

This is an introduction to soccer and sports socialization. Children play on a field appropriate for their age with no goalie. Teams practice for 20-30 minutes before each game and a size 3 ball is used. Coaches officiate while teaching children during the course of games.

AGES 5-7 COED

Children in this division start to learn many of the rules of soccer. Teams practice one night a week for one hour. Children learn throw-ins and corner kicks, along with a modified goal kick. They play on a field appropriate for their age with a goalie and a size 4 ball is used. The official(s) take an active role in coaching as well as enforcing the rules.

AGES 8-10 COED

Emphasis is placed on skill development and learning the rules of the game. Teams practice one night a week for one hour. They play with a size 4 ball.

AGES 11-12 COED

This division continues to emphasize skill development and the importance of teamwork.

Teams practice one night a week for one hour. They

play with a size 5 ball.

SUPPLIES

Players will receive a shirt to play in. Each player will need shorts, shin guards, socks and soccer cleats or tennis shoes.

Click on our program registration tab to register for our April-Spring league or September-Fall league. Online registration opens one month before programs start.

ANDERSON SOCCER- DAVIS PARK

Anderson YMCA has an outdoor league at Davis Park ( 4507 Nichol Ave, Anderson, IN 4601 ). This league has been running for several years and has four fields running at the Park during game days. Practices are during the week according to the coaches preferred time.

                                                         

Want to join as a member to save more? 

When you or your child joins the YMCA they not only get discounted rates for Childcare, but they also get those same rates for our youth sports, camps and other activities we offer! If you sign up the entire family you get reduced rates on programs such as: Gobble Wobble 5k, Spring & Fall Soccer, Youth Basketball and more! Fill out a membership packet and bring it into the YMCA or sign up here.

YMCA WINTER SPORTS- PREVIOUSLY CIA BASKETBALL

OPEN TO BOYS AND GIRLS IN GRADES Kindergarden TO Middle SCHOOL

BE GOAL ORIENTED! Youth basketball is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. YMCA youth basketball promises no try outs, no getting cut and no bench warmers! Every child plays at least half of every game while making friends and learning new techniques.


PRACTICES: The YMCA offers one 60-minute practice per week at Park Place Community Center.

LOCATION: Park Place Community Center

802 E 5th St, Anderson, IN 46012

FOCUS: YMCA utilizes volunteer coaches to focus on participation and fun! While basic skills of the game are developed through practices and games, every child learns sportsmanship and values necessary to be successful in life. Every game begins with a Youth Sports Pledge and ends with a handshake.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS: Winter

The YMCA Youth Sports Program helps kids become not only become better players, but better people as well. It's a progressive program, with multiple age-specific levels. Every child gets to play and the games are safe, exciting and fun. We encourage fair play, positive competition, and family involvement.

* Sports and seasons vary from Y location.

Want to join as a member to save more? 

When you or your child joins the YMCA they not only get discounted rates for Childcare, but they also get those same rates for our youth sports, camps and other activities we offer! If you sign up the entire family you get reduced rates on programs such as: Gobble Wobble 5k, Spring & Fall Soccer, Youth Basketball and more! Fill out a membership packet and bring it into the YMCA or sign up here.

ELWOOD

YOUTH SOCCER

BE GOAL ORIENTED! Youth Soccer is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. YMCA youth soccer promises no try outs, no getting cut and no bench warmers! While basic skills of the game are developed through practices and games, every child learns sportsmanship and values necessary to be successful in life.


SEASONS: Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter*

LEAGUES:

AGES 3 – 4 COED

This is an introduction to soccer and sports socialization. Children play on a field appropriate for their age with no goalie. Teams practice for 20-30 minutes before each game and a size 3 ball is used. Coaches officiate while teaching children during the course of games.

AGES 5-7 COED

Children in this division start to learn many of the rules of soccer. Teams practice one night a week for one hour. Children learn throw-ins and corner kicks, along with a modified goal kick. They play on a field appropriate for their age with a goalie and a size 4 ball is used. The official(s) take an active role in coaching as well as enforcing the rules.

AGES 8-10 COED

Emphasis is placed on skill development and learning the rules of the game. Teams practice one night a week for one hour. They play with a size 4 ball.

AGES 11-15 COED

This division continues to emphasize skill development and the importance of teamwork.

Teams practice one night a week for one hour. They

play with a size 5 ball.

SUPPLIES

Players will receive a shirt to play in. Each player will need shorts, shin guards, socks and soccer cleats or tennis shoes.

Click on our program registration tab to register for our April-Spring league or September-Fall league. Online registration opens one month before programs start.

Want to join as a member to save more? 

When you or your child joins the YMCA they not only get discounted rates for Childcare, but they also get those same rates for our youth sports, camps and other activities we offer! If you sign up the entire family you get reduced rates on programs such as: Gobble Wobble 5k, Spring & Fall Soccer, Youth Basketball and more! Fill out a membership packet and bring it into the YMCA or sign up here.

YOUTH CHEERLEADING

Cheerleading offers the perfect opportunity for kids to develop self-reliance and self-confidence on an individual level while stressing the importance of teamwork within a cheer squad. Cheerleaders will learn basic skills, chants, cheers, jumps, and stunts while experiencing performances in front of a crowd. Cheerleaders will perform and cheer during youth basketball league games. Cheer shirts and pompoms are provided to participants. For more information please contact Caitlin Spradlin.

YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE

OPEN TO BOYS AND GIRLS IN GRADES PREK-3 TO HIGH SCHOOL

BE GOAL ORIENTED! Youth basketball is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. YMCA youth basketball promises no try outs, no getting cut and no bench warmers! Every child plays at least half of every game while making friends and learning new techniques.


PRACTICES: The YMCA offers one 60-minute practice per week.

FOCUS: YMCA utilizes volunteer coaches to focus on participation and fun! While basic skills of the game are developed through practices and games, every child learns sportsmanship and values necessary to be successful in life. Every game begins with a Youth Sports Pledge and ends with a handshake.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS: Fall & Winter

The YMCA Youth Sports Program helps kids become not only become better players, but better people as well. It's a progressive program, with multiple age-specific levels. Every child gets to play and the games are safe, exciting and fun. We encourage fair play, positive competition, and family involvement. For more information please contact Caitlin Spradlin.

* Sports and seasons vary from Y location.

T-BALL

THE BASICS

The purpose of this league is to teach children the basics of the game of baseball. All children will hit the ball off of a tee. Children will be taught defensive fundamentals such as defensive positions, how to properly catch a ball, and how/when to throw it to a base. Offensive fundamentals such as keeping your eye on the ball when batting, running to the correct base, and when to run to the next base, will be emphasized.

Fun and learning are the main goals for our tee ball program! Children will be taught the different positions, and everyone will get to bat! Teams will practice 1 time per week, and have 1 game on the weekend.


AGE GROUP

This tee ball league is for children ages 3 to 5 years old.

COACHES

Committed and caring volunteers are needed to coach, and teaching the basic fundamentals of baseball. On game days, coaches will be responsible the flow and running of games.

SUPPLIES

Players will receive a shirt to play in. Each player will need pants, a glove, and cleats/shoes.

Click on our program registration tab to register for our May/June-Summer league. Online registration opens one month before programs start.

Want to join as a member to save more? 

When you or your child joins the YMCA they not only get discounted rates for Childcare, but they also get those same rates for our youth sports, camps and other activities we offer! If you sign up the entire family you get reduced rates on programs such as: Gobble Wobble 5k, Spring & Fall Soccer, Youth Basketball and more! Fill out a membership packet and bring it into the YMCA or sign up here.

PENDLETON

YOUTH SOCCER

BE GOAL ORIENTED! Youth Soccer is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. YMCA youth soccer promises no try outs, no getting cut and no bench warmers! While basic skills of the game are developed through practices and games, every child learns sportsmanship and values necessary to be successful in life.


SEASONS: Spring and Fall*

LEAGUES:

AGES 3 – 4 COED

This is an introduction to soccer and sports socialization. Children play on a field appropriate for their age with no goalie. Teams practice for 20-30 minutes before each game and a size 3 ball is used. Coaches officiate while teaching children during the course of games.

AGES 5-7 COED

Children in this division start to learn many of the rules of soccer. Teams practice one night a week for one hour. Children learn throw-ins and corner kicks, along with a modified goal kick. They play on a field appropriate for their age with a goalie and a size 4 ball is used. The official(s) take an active role in coaching as well as enforcing the rules.

AGES 8-10 COED

Emphasis is placed on skill development and learning the rules of the game. Teams practice one night a week for one hour. They play with a size 4 ball.

SUPPLIES

Players will receive a shirt to play in. Each player will need shorts, shin guards, socks and soccer cleats or tennis shoes.

Click on our program registration tab to register for our April-Spring league or September-Fall league. Online registration opens one month before programs start.

LAPEL YOUTH SOCCER- TRINITY LIFE CENTER

Lapel youth soccer is a new addition to the Pendleton Soccer Leagues. Lapel youth soccer will be located at Trinity Life Center (5900 S.R. 13 South, Pendleton, IN 46064). This youth soccer league encourages children to learn the skills based on their age level and grow to become better athletes. Children will be given a shirt/jersey, but will need to bring their own shorts, shin guards and cleats. Trinity United Methodist will provide devotionals each week for the children before game time.

COMPETITIVE BASKETBALL LEAGUE

The Pendleton YMCA works to provide top-notch sports training programs that are designed to assist each participant with the growth and development of their individual skill levels while teaching teamwork and sportsmanship.  Secondly, we strive to use the avenue of sports to teach and incorporate the character values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith. For questions please contact Andy at Aklepfer@ymcamadco.org


YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE

BE GOAL ORIENTED! Youth basketball is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. YMCA youth basketball promises no try outs, no getting cut and no bench warmers! Every child plays at least half of every game while making friends and learning new techniques.

PRACTICES: The YMCA offers one 60-minute practice per week.

FOCUS: YMCA utilizes volunteer coaches to focus on participation and fun! While basic skills of the game are developed through practices and games, every child learns sportsmanship and values necessary to be successful in life. Every game begins with a Youth Sports Pledge and ends with a handshake.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS: Fall & Winter

The YMCA Youth Sports Program helps kids become not only become better players, but better people as well. It's a progressive program, with multiple age-specific levels. Every child gets to play and the games are safe, exciting and fun. We encourage fair play, positive competition, and family involvement.

Want to join as a member to save more? 

When you or your child joins the YMCA they not only get discounted rates for Childcare, but they also get those same rates for our youth sports, camps and other activities we offer! If you sign up the entire family you get reduced rates on programs such as: Gobble Wobble 5k, Spring & Fall Soccer, Youth Basketball and more! Fill out a membership packet and bring it into the YMCA or sign up here.