Sports

Sports Staff

Patrick Whitbred, Senior Program Director, p.whitbred@ymcanwnc.org
Austin Gauldin, Associate Sports Director, a.gauldin@ymcanwnc.org
Joshua Merritt, Sports Coordinator, j.merritt@ymcanwnc.org

Youth Sports

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Baseball/T-ball
  • Flag Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Volleyball
  • Summer Sports Camps

 

Adult Sports

  • Pickup Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Racquetball
  • Pickleball
  • Kickball

Youth

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina 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.

 

Spring Sports Season Timeline

January 14 Early bird registration begins
February 25 Last day to drop and receive a full refund
February 26 Standard registration begins
March 1-3 Academy Sports & Outdoors Shop Event
March 12-13 Coaches’ Meetings
March 15-17 Dick’s Sporting Goods Shop Event
Week of March 18 Spring sports practices begin
March 30 Game Day #1
April 6 Spring sports pictures
April 6, 13, 27 Game Days in April
April 14-21 No spring sports
Week of April 29* Game played mid-week (no practices)
May 11, 18 Game Days in May
Week of May 6 Kiddie Kickers, Rookie Football & Advanced Football Training ends
Week of May 13 Basketball Academy & Volleyball Academy ends. Make up sessions for Kiddie Kickers, Rookie Football & Advanced Football Training
May 18 Last Game Day
Week of May 20 Make up games played this week

*Games will be played during the week of April 29-May 3 for soccer, t-ball/baseball, volleyball, and lacrosse to accommodate for Clemmons Community Day on May 4. Flag football games will still take place offsite on May 4. There will be no practices the week of April 29-May 3 for any sports.

Scroll down to register online!

 

Spring Break All Sports Camp

Camp Play Ball is back this spring! Enjoy a week of All Sports Camp during spring break where we will play a variety of sports and games while having FUN! Every camper will be given the opportunity to achieve new skills at multiple sports, belong to a team, feel like a valuable teammate and build life long relationships with their fellow campers and counselors! It’s sure to be a blast!

Camp is for ages 5-11 and runs Monday, April 15-Thursday, April 18 from 2:30-6:00pm.  Click here to register online.

 

Youth Volleyball Clinics

Geared for intermediate/advanced players. Training will help master a specific technical skill. Max 14 participants. Clinic will be led by Volleyball Program Leader Hailee Frank and YMCA assistant coaches. Click here for more information including dates.

 

Family-Friendly Registration Process

Our registration process will allow you to choose the practice day and time that is most convenient for your family. The practice day and time that you choose at registration will determine your team (except for youth volleyball). Early registration is strongly encouraged as each team has a set number of participants and once a practice day and time has reached its player capacity that team will be full.

PLAYERSPACE

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.

Youth Sports Parent Handbook

For more details on our spring sports such as timeline, Frequently Asked Questions, and other guidelines and procedures, please download and read our Youth Sports Parent Handbook.


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! Coaches, please make sure to register your child as soon as possible to ensure they have a spot on the team, as we cannot hold spots on any team.

 

 

 

Joshua Merritt
Sports Coordinator
Phone: 336.712.2000
Email: j.merritt@ymcanwnc.org

 

 

 

 

 


Adults

Spring Volleyball League

Beginner/Intermediate & Advanced Divisions

This is a co-ed sport and the score is kept. There are no practices, only games. Games are held each Monday starting as early as 7:00pm. Each team is responsible for referring others’ games. Teams will play two matches and ref a match each night with game times varying each week. Season will end with a tournament on May 20.

This is a bring-your-own-team sport. If you are not currently affiliated with a Y team and would like to be placed onto a team, please come to a Monday evening open gym. Open gym runs March 4 and 11 on Court 4 starting at 7:00pm.

Please connect with Hailee Frank at h.frank@ymcanwnc.org prior to attending an open gym and she can assist you in finding a team. Open gym is open for YMCA members, players registered on a team or those individuals seriously interested in joining a team. All others must abide by our guest policy.

Each team will nominate their captain who is charged with collecting playing fees, managing the roster and recording how many games each player has participated in. Players much play in at least four games to participate in the tournament. Please click here for additional league rules.

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: 5:00-7:00am on Court 3 & 4 (ages 18 & over)
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:30-8:00pm on Court 1 (ages 35 & over)

Senior Men’s Basketball
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:00-10:30am on Court 1

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! Please note that these pick up times are subject to change at any time.


Pickleball

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, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm
Saturdays: 4:00-6:00pm
Sundays: 2:00-4:00pm

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! Please note that Pickleball times are subject to change at any time.


Racquetball

We have two racquetball courts which can be reserved in advance one of two ways: the website or the mobile app. In your app store search for YMCA of NWNC or click here. More information is available by clicking here. Or go to our schedules page here, scroll down to our dynamic online schedules to sign up hours in advance to reserve your court! 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.

Programs

Jerry Long -The Bash Volleyball Tournament

ADULTS 6/01 Volleyball Tournament

Adults, Special Events, Volleyball

Ages: 16 - 110

Program Dates: Jun 1 2019 - Jun 1 2019

Member: $90.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Register

Jerry Long -The Bash Volleyball Tournament

JUNIORS 6/01 Volleyball Tournament

Special Events, Volleyball

Ages: 9 - 18

Program Dates: Jun 1 2019 - Jun 1 2019

Member: $90.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Register

Jerry Long -The Bash Volleyball Tournament

REVERSE COED DOUBLES 6/02 Volleyball Tournament

Special Events, Volleyball

Ages: 12 - 90

Program Dates: Jun 2 2019 - Jun 2 2019

Member: $40.00

Non-Member: $40.00

Register

Jerry Long Adult Volleyball League

Summer Co-Ed Outdoor Advanced Adult Volleyball League Jerry Long

Adult Sports, Adults, Volleyball

Ages: 14 - 100

Program Dates: Jun 10 2019 - Jul 22 2019

Member: $120.00

Non-Member: $120.00

Register

Jerry Long Adult Volleyball League

Summer Co-Ed Outdoor Beginner/Intermediate Adult Volleyball League Jerry Long

Adult Sports, Adults, Volleyball

Ages: 14 - 100

Program Dates: Jun 10 2019 - Jul 22 2019

Member: $120.00

Non-Member: $120.00

Register

Jerry Long Martial Arts Classes

2018-2019 Ages 04-6 M/Th Offsite

Family Programming, Fitness / Wellness, Martial Arts, Youth

Ages: 3 - 6

Program Dates: Sep 1 2018 - Aug 31 2019

Member: $75.00

Non-Member: $125.00

Register

Jerry Long Martial Arts Classes

2018-2019 Ages 07-12 M/F 6:00-6:45pm

Adults, Family Programming, Fitness / Wellness, Martial Arts, Youth

Ages: 6 - 110

Program Dates: Sep 1 2018 - Aug 31 2019

Member: $75.00

Non-Member: $125.00

Register

Jerry Long Martial Arts Classes

2018-2019 Ages 13+ M/F 6:45p-7:30pm

Adults, Family Programming, Fitness / Wellness, Martial Arts, Youth

Ages: 6 - 110

Program Dates: Sep 1 2018 - Aug 31 2019

Member: $75.00

Non-Member: $125.00

Register

Jerry Long Martial Arts Classes

2018-2019 Replacement Uniform Fee

Martial Arts

Program Dates: Sep 1 2018 - Aug 31 2019

Member: $30.00

Non-Member: $30.00

Register

Youth Basketball (Little Dribblers)

Ages 03-04 Co-Ed Mon 5:30pm Jerry Long

Basketball, Youth Sports

Ages: 3 - 4

Program Dates: Jun 3 2019 - Jul 22 2019

Member: $70.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Register