Stokes Family YMCA

Sports

The Stokes 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

  • Youth Basketball (Ages 5-15)
  • Summer Basketball (Age 5-15)
  • Little Dribblers (Ages 3-5)
  • Spring/Fall Soccer (Ages 4-13)
  • Kiddie Kickers (Ages 3-5)
  • Tiny Tots Teeball (Ages 3-5)

Parents must sign a code of conduct prior to their child being allowed to play in sports.

Adult Sports

  • Co-ed Volleyball (Age 16 and up)
  • Co-ed Soccer (Ages 16 and up)
  • Co-ed Kickball (Ages 16 and up)
  • Dodgeball Tournament (Age 16 and up)
  • Co-ed Flag Football (Age 16 and up)
  • Adult Co-ed Basketball Leagues (Age 18 and up)
  • Basketball League (Church and Industrial)
  • 3 on 3 Tournaments

Click here to view our Gym Schedule


Adult Beach Volleyball Tournament

The volleyball action in Stokes County is heating up!

Adult Volleyball offers a fun and exciting atmosphere with friends, co-workers, and family. It is also a great way to meet new people and make new friends.

Division

Ages 14 & up

*Players ages 14-17 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian to be allowed to participate.

Program Dates & Info

June 7, 2014

Moratock Park Volleyball court

Time TBA depending on number of teams

Registration & Fees

May 13-June 4

$50.00 per team for members and potential members

*You must have at least 4 players, one of which is female.

or through the ProgramCenter in Danbury or the Stokes Family YMCA. Click here for the team registration form.

Additional Info

Each team must have at least one female on the court at all times. The tournament will consist of a 4 v 4 format.

Questions? Please Contact:

Contact Amanda Dickerson at 593-8165 or a.dickerson@ymcanwnc.org


Spring Sports Schedules

Youth Soccer

U6 Schedule

U9 Schedule

U12 Schedule

U14 Schedule

Rules

Youth Flag Football

10-11

12-13

Rules

Adult Sports

Adult Flag Football Schedule, Rules

Adult Volleyball Schedule, Rules


Youth Basketball

Our youth basketball program allows participants to learn from our dedicated volunteers the fundamental skills such as dribbling, shooting, and defense as well as focus on character development to build self-confidence, teamwork, sportsmanship and life-long healthy habits.

Ages

Coed: 7-8, 9-11, 12-14

Boys: 14-18 Boys

Age divisions are subject to change depending on registration numbers.

Important Dates

June 6: Receive team information
June 9: First possible practice night
June 21: Games begin

Skills Evaluations:

All players must be evaluated prior to the season. Players must attend ONE date in order to be placed on a team. Thursday, May 22 or Monday, May 26 (ages 7-11 at 6pm, ages 12-18 at 7pm)

Coaches Meeting and Draft Day: Tuesday, June 3 at 6pm (please attend all Skill Days as well)

Practice and Game Information

Summer Basketball is a fast-paced league that plays more games than practices. We will practice once a week for the first two weeks, then games begin on June 21. If there are games during the week, we will not have practices. If there are no games on Saturday, coaches may schedule a practice for Saturday. There will be a minimum of 4 practices and 8 games. Games will be played at the Stokes Family YMCA on Saturdays. Practices may be held off-site.

Registration

March 15-May 22: $50 Members/$70 Potential Members

Late Registration (May 23-June 1): $60 Members/$80 Potential Members

 

 

 

Coaching

YMCA youth sports is a volunteer-based program.  Coaches are necessary to the success of our leagues. Please consider coaching this season! Circle Coach or Asst. Coach in the Willingness to Volunteer Section. All coaches must fill out a volunteer form and turn in before coaches meeting. Coaches Meeting and Draft: Tuesday, June 3 at 6pm.

Requests

We will do our best to accommodate any requests regarding practice night, but we cannot guarantee that a request for teammate, coach, jersey number, etc. can be honored.  In order to maintain a fair and fun experience for all kids involved, the YMCA will do everything we can to ensure even teams heading into the season, therefore NO refunds will be given for participants who withdraw due to unmet requests.

Contact

Patrick Whitbread, Sports Coordinator at 336.985.9622 x 6642 or p.whitbread@ymcanwnc.org


Volleyball Academy

Volleyball Academy will teach the basics of bumping, setting, spiking, digging, passing, serving, positioning and much more led by our YMCA staff.

Why You Should Play

Gives beginning players a chance to learn the game without the pressure of league play. Practices occur before games so you can apply the skills you learn immediately.
Gets you prepared for volleyball try-outs. A chance to keep active physically and mentally during the summer.

Ages

8-13 year old girls

Important Dates

June 10: First Session
July 1: Games Begin

Session Information

There are a total of 8 sessions and all will be held on Tuesdays at 5:30pm. The first 3 sessions will be strictly practices for an hour. The last 5 sessions will start with a 45 minute practice prior to a game being played. Teams will be split up differently each week prior to games.

Equipment

Knee pads (not provided by the YMCA, not required)
Mouth Guard (not provided by the YMCA, not required)
Jersey (t-shirt will be provided by the YMCA)

Cost

Registration (March 15-May 22): $40 Members; $55 Potential Members

Late Registration (after May 22): $50 Members; $65 Potential Members

Contact

Patrick Whitbred; Sports Coordinator; P 336 985 9622 ext. 6642 E p.whitbred@ymcanwnc.org


Pickleball

Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball, and also one the fastest growing sports in America. It may be a silly name, but it’s a serious sport!

Good for all ages…come see what the excitement is all about!!

Where: North Gym

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10am


Keeping Kids Active: Homeschool P.E

Keeping Kids Active: Homeschool P.E

The Stokes Family YMCA provides your child with a healthy fun-filled P.E. class for an hour and a half, once a week. We will include many spectacular activities from the National Youth Fitness test, basketball, soccer, group games, water safety, and most importantly, nutrition. We will also host Field Day at the end of the year. Give your children the opportunity to socialize and interact with many other children their age and meet new friends!!!

Program Dates

2013-2014 School Year – 8 week semester with class on Tuesdays from 2pm-3:30pm

First Semester: September 3-October 22
Second Semester: October 29-December 17
Third Semester: January 7-February 25
Fourth Semester: March 11-May 6
Christmas Break: December 24 & 31
Spring Break: March 4 & April 22

Fee

$25 for Members per child; $60 max for 4 children; $75 max for 6 children
$30 for Potential Members per child; $75 max for 4 children; $90 max for 6 children
$5 for Members & Potential Members per child drop in fee for those not registered for the program

Register online by clicking below.  If you have trouble following the prompts, give us a call and speak with a Membership Specialist and they will walk you through the steps.

Questions? Please Contact:

Contact Misty Cummings at (336) 985-9622 or by email at m.cummings@ymcanwnc.org


Summer Industrial Basketball League

Industrial League offers a fun and exciting atmosphere with friends, co-workers, or family. It is also a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Players must sign up as a team and designate a captain. Teams may be sponsored by a company or can just be a group of friends. Church groups are welcome as well. Each team is guaranteed 8 games. A tournament will be held at the end of the season (all teams qualify).

Ages

18 and up

Important Dates

Games will start June 22.  Games will be played on Sundays and the following Mondays: August 11, 18 and 25.

Captains Meeting is Monday, June 16 at 6:30pm.

Where

Stokes Family YMCA

Contact

Patrick Whitbred, Sports Coordinator; p.whitbred@ymcanwnc.org or 985-9622 ext. 6642

Registration

March 15-May 22

$499 per team; 15 player roster limit

Rules

The league will consist of a 5 v 5 format.  Roster limit is 15.  For the rest of our league rules, please visit our website.

Captains Meeting

Each captain must attend a Captains Meeting on Monday, June 16 at 6:30pm  If a captain cannot attend, please send a representative to take your place.

Team Sign Ups

Only a complete team will be allowed to sign up. A team must have a minimum of 5 players and no more than 11. Players may not sign up individually.

Contact

Patrick Whitbred, Sports Coordinator, 336.985.9622 ext. 6642 or p.whitbred@ymcanwnc.org


Little Dribblers

Little Dribblers

Now your 3-6 year olds can have the experience of basketball!

Taught by YMCA staff in a clinic-style format, players are taught the basics of basketball such as dribbling, passing, shooting, defending and rebounding. It’s a great first sport as it is easy to understand and your kids can learn the fundamentals so they’re ready for League Play the following season. It also helps with social skills, such as waiting turns and how to work with others.

Age Groups

3-4 years old coed; 5-6 years old coed

When

First practice will be June 12. First scrimmage will be July 31. Little Dribblers will include 8 sessions: 6 practices, and the last 2 sessions will be scrimmages.
Sessions will be held on Thursday nights from 5:15pm-6:00pm.
An awards party will be held on August 7, following the last scrimmage.

Where

Stokes Family YMCA

Registration

Registration: March 15-May 22
$55 Members; $75 Potential members

Late Registration: May 23-June 7
$65 Members; $85 Potential members

Additional Info

Players need to wear tennis shoes, not provided by the YMCA. Players will receive a t-shirt for participating.

Parent Participation

Parents are encouraged and welcome to come out and help their player with drills. Parents may also volunteer to help lead drills in order to reduce waiting time for players. Any parent wanting to get involved may arrive a few minutes early and ask Patrick how they can help.

Contact

Patrick Whitbred, Sports Coordinator, p.whitbred@ymcanwc.org or 985-9622 ext. 6642


Summer Adult Volleyball

Summer Adult Volleyball

Adult Volleyball offers a fun and exciting atmosphere with friends, co-workers, and family.  It is also a great way to meet new people and make new friends.  Players may sign up as an individual or together as a team.

Ages

14 and up
Players ages 14-17 must have a waiver signed by parent or guardian to be allowed to participate.

Important Dates

June 5: Receive Team Information
June 10: Orientation/Pre-Season
June 17: Season Begins
July 29: Season Ends

Location

Stokes Family YMCA

Registration

Registration March 15-May 22: $35/Members; $55/Potential Members
Late Registration May 23-June 3: $10 late fee is added to the registration fee

Orientation

Tuesday, June 10 will serve as Orientation and Pre-Season. Teams will be announced on this date the given time to introduce themselves to one another. We will briefly go over major rules. Two pre-season games will be played on this night and will not count in the regular season standings.

Rules

Each team must have at least two females on the court at all times.  The league will consist of a 6 v 6 format.  For the rest of our league rules, please visit our website.

Individual Sign Ups

All players signing up individually will be placed together on teams.  Individuals may request to be paired with others signing up individually and we will do our best to accommodate these pairings.  No more than 8 individuals will be placed on a team.

Team Sign Ups

In order to sign up as team, you must have at least 6 players, two of which are female.  Please list your team name along with your captain and teammates on your form.  Every player on a team must fill out a form individually.

Contact

Patrick Whitbred, Sports Coordinator; p.whitbred@ymcanwnc.org or 985-9622 ext. 6642


Adult Flag Football

Adult Football offers a fun and exciting atmosphere with friends, co-workers, and family. It is also a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Players may sign up as an individual or together as a team. The league will consist of a 7 vs 7 format.

Ages

14 & up
*Players ages 14-17 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian to be allowed to participate.

When

Click here for the schedule

Where

King Elementary fields

Contact

Patrick Whitbred, Sports Coordinator; p.whitbred@ymcanwnc.org or 985-9622 ext. 6642


Volunteers

The YMCA Sports program is always looking for great volunteers please read the Volunteers Coach’s Creed below and our current coaching needs and let us know if you are interested in making a difference in a child’s life.

Coaches Needed:

  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Tiny Tots Assistants

Download the Volunteer Application

Download the Volunteer Background Check form

YMCA COACH’S CREED

  • I pledge myself to uphold the mission of the YMCA in my association with team members, coaches, spectators, and opposing teams.
  • I will exemplify all the principles of good sportsmanship and instill them in the youth under my care.
  • I will not permit any unsportsmanlike conduct from players or spectators representing the team I am coaching.
  • I will, by personal example, display the qualities of leadership, which will inspire youth to strive toward the goal of good leadership and sportsmanship.
  • In accordance with the YMCA principles, I shall make fair play and good sportsmanship the primary objective of all competition.
  • My primary aim as a YMCA coach shall be the development of youth spiritually, mentally, and physically.
  • I will abide by and uphold the rules and regulations governing athletic contests, as established by the YMCA.
  • I will, at the conclusion of each game, line up my team facing our opposition and lead them in shaking hands with each member and coach of the opposing team.

The YMCA is looking for volunteer coaches. If you want to put kids first, please fill out a volunteer application and check the coaches box on the registration form and contact Misty Cummings at 336-985-9622 or m.cummings@ymcanwnc.org.


Cornhole

Join the fun of a tailgate favorite while spending time with family and friends. Fun-spirited atmosphere where new friendships can be made and memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you are competitive, play for fun, or a beginner, this is the place for you!

Ages: all ages

When: Every Tuesday night in the community room, 4-6 pm (unless we close early).

Registration: none

Cost: Free

Questions? Contact Misty Cummings at m.cummings@ymcanwnc.org or 985-9622 or ask at the Membership Desk for more details.