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Sports and Recreation 

Improve skills, make new friends, and learn to love a new sport at the Y!

Youth and Adult Sports Programs and Leagues

Youth Flag Football

Children will learn the fundamental skills and knowledge to develop into football players. Players will be trained through drills and live game play to learn the basics of football, the value of teamwork, dedication and sportsmanship.

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Youth Pickleball Instruction

Pickleball is currently the fastest growing sport with increasing youth engagement. Individuals will be provided with an introduction to the game of pickleball where they will have the opportunity to learn and develop essential skills and knowledge of the rules and overall game play.

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Youth Basketball League

A recreational youth basketball league for boys and girls that focuses on skill development, promotes positive attitudes and encourages teamwork. Coaches work with players to teach fundamentals and basic skills in an all-inclusive environment. Age groups 6U, 8U, 10U. League Format ½ hour practice ½ game

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Adult Basketball League

Whether you're looking to get back on the court or want to take up a new hobby, adult basketball at the YMCA is a fun way to stay active and enjoy teamwork. We offer men's, women's and co-ed adult basketball leagues in the winter, spring and fall. Leagues can be recreational or competitive. There are also opportunities for pick-up basketball at many of the branches.

Adult Womens Volleyball League

Womens Volleyball is a 6 on 6 league that runs 8 weeks. It is two divisions, upper and lower divisions. Registration is required. Contact Theresa Sheridan at 

Recreation Activities

Rock Wall Climbing

Rock Climbing is a unique and challenging sport that requires strength of mind and body. If you are looking to try something, mix-up your routine, or challenge yourself then the climbing wall is for YOU! The Westside YMCA rock wall is available for members and guests to use. It's open Monday through Thursday 5pm-8pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. No Registration Required.


We offer Open Pickleball times at both our Westside and Oak Park facilities. Temporary courts and nets are put up in the main gym areas during the scheduled pickleball times. Pickleball players of all levels are welcome to join in the fun. Westside- Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:30am - 11:30am and Oak Park- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 9:00am - 12:00pm. No Registration Required

Racquetball Court Challenge

Racquetball Court Challenge is a great way stay active with friendly competition. If you love racquetball, then come check this out! Click Here for details No Registration Required