Jerry Long Family YMCA

Sports

The Jerry Long Family YMCA is constantly growing and expanding the youth and adult sports program. The program hosts a variety of sports for all ages. All youth leagues focus on teaching youth teamwork, friendships, skills and respect for coaches, players and self. If you are interested in a particular sport please note the registration and season dates on our website. You can also call the front desk for further details.

 Youth Sports

  • Basketball
  • Indoor and Outdoor Soccer
  • T-ball and Baseball
  • Volleyball
  • Sports Camps
  • Sports Personal Training

Adult Sports

  • Volleyball
  • Flag Football
  • Pick-up Basketball

Jordan DuBois – Senior Program Director
Phone: (336) 712-2000
Email: j.dubois@ymcanwnc.org

Bob Ross – Associate Sports Director
Phone: (336) 712-2000
Email: b.ross@ymcanwnc.org

Parent Portal

YMCA Parent Code of Conduct

YMCA Program Waiver

Sport Parent Survival Guide

Role of the Culture Keeper (PCA)

Parent Pledge (PCA)

Healthy Eating Tips

Spring Sports FAQs

Spring Picture Schedule

Field Map

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Coach Portal (Password protected)

Dodgeball Tournament

#MemorialDayMadness

Come get your Red, White and Blue on in a fast-paced Dodgeball Tournament!

When

Saturday, May 24

Fee

$100 per team

Register at the Welcome Center

Divisions

Middle School (6th-8th Grade) begins at 8:30am

High School (9th-12th Grade) begins at 9:30am

Adult (over 18 years old) begins at 11:30am

Tournament Information
  • All matches are best 2 out of 3
  • Double elimination bracket format
  • 5v5 (max roster size is 7)
  • You may start with a different 5 each game within a match

Click here for the rules

Uniform Contest

Show off your patriotism with creative American-themed team uniforms! One team from each bracket with the best uniforms will be chosen to receive prizes!

Follow us and share your pictures #MemorialDayMadness

Twitter: @JLYMCA

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JLYMCA

Instagram: JLYMCASPORTS

Contact

Dylan Pfingst at 712-2000 x. 6559 or d.pfingst@ymcanwnc.org

 


Summer Volleyball Series

Summer is all about being outside, catching some rays, and playing volleyball! Summer outdoor leagues are for fun and friendly competition. Get your friends together and don’t miss out!

Divisions

Youth Ladies 12U: Thursday at 6pm
Youth Ladies 14U: Thursday at 6pm
Youth Ladies 16U: Tuesday at 6pm
Youth Ladies 18U: Tuesday at 6pm
Adult Coed Beginner: Monday at 6pm
Adult Coed Intermediate/Advanced: Monday at 6pm

Registration

April 12-June 2

Team Registration only

$150/team

Season Information

Season begins the week of June 16-20

Tournament week: Week of August 4-8

Rules Highlights

Players: 4v4
Games to 25
Four games per night
Three teams to a net – two playing, one officiating

Contact

Scot Freeman, Volleyball Program Coordinator: s.freeman@ymcanwnc.org


Pickleball

What is pickleball anyway?

Come out and join a game that combines tennis, racquetball, ping pong and squash. Pickleball is a great way to combine fun and fitness.

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am-12pm.

You don’t need to sign up in advance, just show up ready to play!


Summer Basketball

Shoot for the moment

Get in the game with this fast-paced league. Practice is once per week on Monday or Tuesday, with games mostly on Thursday evenings. Fun, Fitness, and Friends is what it’s all about at the Y. Each child will receive a reversible jersey and a participation award at the completion of the season.

Give your child an experience they won’t forget in our YMCA basketball program!

Ages/Divisions

Coed: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18
*age groups are subject to change depending on registration

Season Timeline

Pre-Season Screenings: May 23 and May 30

Team Notification: June 4

Practices begin week of June 9

Game Dates: June 19, June 26, July 3, July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31

Tournament: August 4&5

Championship Day/Final Games: August 7

Screenings

All participants 9 ad up MUST attend one screening and teams will be drafted by coaches using the results of these evaluations. Requests are not guaranteed in any division, but especially those divisions that draft teams.

Friday, May 23 and Friday, June 30
5:30pm: 9-10 and 11-12
7:00pm: 13-14 and 15-18

Locations

Teams will practice and play at the Jerry Long Family YMCA and New Hope Presbyterian Church. There may be some games scheduled against other local YMCA teams, especially in the older divisions, so some minor travel may be involved.

Rules

5-6, 7-8, 9-12, 13-14, 15-18

Registration

March 15-May 22

Leagues: $70/Members, $115/Potential Members

Late Registration (starting May 23): Price increases by $15

Questions? Please contact:

Jordan DuBois, Senior Program Director, j.dubois@ymcanwnc.org
Bob Ross, Associate Sports Director, b.ross@ymcanwnc.org


Spring Sports Information

Baseball/t-ball

Rules

4-5 T-ball6-7 Modified t-ball 8-9 Coach Pitch

Schedules

4-5 T-ball6-7 Modified t-ball8-10 Coach Pitch

Flag Football 

Rules

4-5 and 6-7

8-9, 10-11 and 12-13

Schedules

4-5 (revised), 6-7 (revised), 8-910-1112-13

Soccer 

Rules

U6U8U10U12U14-U18

Schedules

Kiddie Kickers: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

U6 GirlsU6 BoysU8 GirlsU8 BoysU10 GirlsU10 BoysU12 GirlsU12 BoysU14 CoedU18

Basketball AcademY

Schedule-revised

Volleyball

Schedules

10-11 – revised

12-14 – revised

Volleyball Rules


Adult Pick Up Basketball

Adult Pick-Up Basketball is all about competition, exercise, relationship building, staying fit, and developing a healthy lifestyle while enjoying a great time! All skill levels are welcome.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00am and 5:30pm

Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30am

Free for members!

No need to sign up in advance, just come ready to play and meet new people that enjoy basketball as much as you do!


Heather Holmes Volleyball Training

Former Wake Forest Head Volleyball Coach Heather Holmes is intent on helping your athlete improve and develop.

These Volleyball Clinics are designed for players looking to enhance individual aspects of their game. Emphasis will be placed on specific techniques and skill sets related to each session. These are 1-hour sessions that will focus on specific skills. Tuesday clinics will host players ages 14-18 years old, and Thursday clinics will host players ages 8-13 years of age. Below you will find the breakdown of dates/ages and the skill we will be focusing on that day.

Plus, we’ll have fun and fast-paced camps this Summer. These are for players dedicated to getting results. Hard work and determination are the name of the game!

Instructor:

Heather Holmes was the Head Volleyball coach at Wake Forest University for eight years and is a Jerry Long member.

Dates and Times:
April 17: Ages 8-13 Blocking/Hitter Clinic
April 22: Ages 14-18 Hitter/Setter Clinic
April 24: Ages 8-13 Hitter/Setter Clinic
April 29: Ages 14-18 Ball Control/Defense Clinic
May 1: Ages 8-13 Ball Control/Defense Clinic

All clinics begin at 7pm!

Fee

$15 per sesson

Register now to reserve your spot on the court!

Summer Camp Series:

Sessions will run each day from 9am-Noon and 1:30-4:30pm. Participants should bring a lunch each day. Participants will not be allowed to leave the Y Campus during the camp day.

Middle School – All Skills Camp:
This camp is designed for intermediate to advanced level players and will emphasize the technical aspects of the game including passing,
setting, blocking, serving, attacking, and defense. Focus on ball control and court movement with integrated game play. June 17-18

High School – All Skills Camp:
This camp is designed for intermediate to advanced level players and will emphasize the technical aspects of the game including passing,
setting, blocking, serving, attacking, and defense. Focus on ball control and court movement with integrated game play. June 19-20

Setter Camp:
Designed for players to enhance individual aspects of their game with emphasis on techniques, footwork and skill sets related to the setter
position. Campers will work with all hitter positions as well. June 23-24

Middle Hitter Camp:
Designed for players to enhance individual aspects of their game with emphasis on techniques, footwork and skill sets related to the middle
hitter position. Campers will work with setters as well. June 23

Outside/Right Side Hitter Camp:
Designed for players to enhance individual aspects of their game with emphasis on techniques, footwork and skill sets related to the outside
or right side hitter position. Campers will work with setters as well. June 24

Defense Camp:
Designed for players to enhance individual aspects of their game with emphasis on techniques, footwork and skill sets related to the
defensive side of the game. June 25

Registration

Register online or at our Welcome Center

1 Day Camp: $45/Members, $55/Potential Members

2 Day Camp: $90/Members, $110/Potential Members

Contact

Jordan DuBois at 336.712.2000 or j.dubois@ymcanwnc.org