Patrick Whitbred, Sports Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chad Clark, Sports Coordinator (Soccer, T-Ball/Baseball, Lacrosse), email@example.com
Austin Gauldin, Sports Coordinator (Basketball, Sports Camps), firstname.lastname@example.org
Katrina Maine, Sports Coordinator (Volleyball, Flag Football), email@example.com
Racheal Salmons, Association YAG Director (Softball, Kickball), firstname.lastname@example.org
- Flag Football
- Summer Sports Camps
- Pickup Basketball
The Northwest North Carolina YMCA Association aspires to be an outstanding recreational youth sports organization by providing fun, memorable seasons to our athletes, coaches and parents. Each athlete should feel like an important part of the team, regardless of performance, and learn the skills, tactics, and strategies of the game to improve as a player.
Click here for the field map.
Summer Basketball Timeline
Register Now! Season starts June 12!
|April 17||Registration begins|
|May 13||Late Registration Period ($15 price increase)|
|May 30||Final Registration ($15 price increase)|
|June 1||Summer Basketball Skills Evaluations|
|June 5 at 6:30pm||Ages 9+ Co-Ed Coach’s Draft|
|June 6 at 6:30pm||Ages 5-8 Co-Ed Coach’s Meeting|
|June 8||Rosters distributed via PlayerSpace|
|June 12||Basketball practices begin this week|
|June 22||Games begin this week|
|July 3-5||No practices|
|Thursdays/Fridays June 22-August 11||Basketball game dates|
|July 20||Picture Day|
|August 7-11||Tournament games for ages 9+|
Basketball Skills Evaluations
All participants 9 years and older MUST attend Skills Evaluation and teams will be drafted by coaches using the results from these evaluations. For more information on the basketball skills evaluations process, please click here.
|Thursday, June 1 at 6:00pm||Thursday, June 1 at 7:15pm|
|Ages 9-10 Co-ed, 11-12 Co-ed||Ages 13-14 Co-ed, 15-18 Co-ed|
Additional Summer Basketball Information
This is an online sports platform that is utilized for simplifying communication among coaches, players and YMCA sports staff. PlayerSpace is where you will find your roster, practice and game schedules, as well as contact information for those on your team. If you do not have a PlayerSpace account, you will receive an email asking you to set one up once the teams have been assigned. If you have an existing account, please log in after the date that teams have been assigned. PlayerSpace will be used for basketball, soccer, flag football, t-ball/baseball and volleyball.
Girls Softball Academy
New this Summer!
Girls softball is finally at the Jerry Long Family YMCA! This is a four-week summer academy that meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30pm for a total of eight sessions that are a mixture of practices and games. Softball Academy starts July 11.
Get ready for Softball Academy with our Saturday Softball Clinics! Clinics will be held teaching Fundamentals, Hitting, Pitching and Catching prior and during the season. For clinic dates and more information regarding our softball program, scroll down.
Questions about softball? Contact Racheal Salmons at 336-721-2100 or at email@example.com.
Sports Camps at Camp Play Ball reaches far beyond developing youth’s skills in the sports they love. Summer is a time to get outside, enjoy time with friends, be active and have fun! Our high energy coaches pride themselves on making this a reality for every child. Come enjoy the summer like it was meant to be enjoyed. Camps consist of games, water day, arts and crafts.
New this summer we have added Softball Camp! Click here to find out more information regarding our Summer Sports Camps.
Be a Coach!
As is the case with all recreational leagues, the Y program is built on dedicated volunteer coaches. If you are a great role model, have a fun-loving attitude, enjoy working with kids, and have good communication skills, you are qualified to become a head coach! The Y provides coach training and practice plans, along with help from staff members when needed. Coaching couldn’t get any easier! If you are interested, contact the Y staff listed below and tell them you want to make an impact this season!
Ages 5-8 Co-Ed Basketball: Tuesday, June 6 at 6:30pm in Before/After School Care Room
Ages 9+ Co-Ed Basketball Coach’s Draft: Monday, June 5 at 6:30pm in Activity Room
The YMCA is offering Adult Kickball this summer! The league will have a total of eight teams with twelve players per team. Four females per team must be on the field at all times. For rules, please click here. Each team will need to designate a team captain who must attend a Captain’s Meeting on Thursday, June 8 6:30pm at the Jerry Long Family YMCA.
For dates, more information and to register, please scroll down. Questions? Contact Racheal Salmons at 336.721.2100 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 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!
Come out and join a game that combines tennis, racquetball, ping pong and squash. Pickleball is a great way to combine fun and fitness.
Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 9:00am-12:00pm
Please note that the schedule is subject to change at any time.
You don’t need to sign up in advance, just show up ready to play!
We have two racquetball courts which can be reserved 24 hours in advance by calling 336.245.5839. You don’t need to sign up in advance if a court is available, and Members can check out equipment from the check-in desk.