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HOURS:
MONDAY - THURSDAY
5:00am - 10:00pm
FRIDAY
5:00am - 9:00pm
SATURDAY
7:00am - 5:00pm
SUNDAY
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Shelby YMCA
111 W Smiley Ave
Shelby, OH 44875
419.347.1312

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, children and teens learn values and positive behaviors, and can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow. Our youth programs are the best in the community. 

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Child Watch:

For ages 3 months to 9 years old. Bring your child in while you workout and we will play with them and care for them. FREE for household members and $2 per child and $1 per additional child.

Hours:

Mon-Thurs: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

                  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sat.:            9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Seasonal Youth Sports:

By stressing the importance of teamwork and teaching the Y’s core values of Caring, Honest, Respect, Responsibility and Faith, our youth sports leagues teach kids how to be good sports and good citizens. Through sports like soccer, t-ball, flag football, basketball, and volleyball, the Y fosters a supportive and dynamic environment for kids to learn and develop athletic skills. See below for more information. 

Dance:

The Shelby YMCA offers dance for boys and girls pre-k through High School. Classes include Ballet, Contemporary, Tap and Jazz for new, intermediate and advanced dancers! Registration for returning students will begin in September, and new students may register beginning in October. Classes begin in November and culminate in a weekend of recital shows in April.  This long-running YMCA program has been a community favorite for years!

Karate:
Learn basic stances, punches, kicks, blocks, and the study of more advanced martial and self-defense techniques - while improving strength, coordination, flexibility, character and confidence.  This is a traditional karate class and emphasis is also placed on honesty, respect, and discipline. Karate is a year-round program! Classes are Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM and Thursday evenings at 5:00 PM. The price for karate is a per month price. Ages 7 and up are welcome. 

Shelby YMCA Members: $25/month

Non-Members: $40/month

Click HERE to print a registration form for Karate

Click HERE to register online

Gymnastics & Tumbling:
Develop strength, flexibility, power, agility, coordination, grace and control!  For ages 2-18 years.The Shelby YMCA gymnastics and tumbling programs embrace the Y’s mission by creating a safe and nurturing environment for kids to become strong, confident gymnasts who are also responsible, respectful, and caring friends and teammates. We offer classes in 7-week sessions for all ages (2-18) and experience levels. Ask our gymnastics director, Nicole Hoffman about our competitive gymnastics team. 

Spring 1: February 25th – April 8th, 2019

Spring 2: April 22nd-June 5th, 2019

Shelby YMCA Members: $25-$75

Non-Members: $35-$105 

*Cost depends on level & class

Click HERE to print registration form for Gymnastics and Tumbling. 

 
Fun Nights:
Enjoy a night out and send your kids to the Y! Your child will enjoy gym games, swimming, game room, music, snacks and more! The fun nights last for three hours, and parents must come inside the building to check their child in and out. Fun Nights are for grades K-8th.
Shelby YMCA Members: $5
Non-members: $8
Kindergarten - 4th Grade
November 10th
December 8th
January 12th
February 9th
March 9th
5th Grade -8th Grade
November 17th
December 15th
January 19th
March 16th
April 16th
Water Discovery (6 months - 3 years):

If you have a child from 6 months-3 years old, now is the time to familiarize them with water! This program is a parent-participation water class. During the 7-week session, children will be encouraged to discover the water and get comfortable on their stomachs and backs and submerge with the assistance of an adult. Registration for each session will open in week 4 of the previous session.

Winter Session 2 begins March 4th, 2019 (delayed start due to unforeseen pool closure in January)

Spring Session begins April 15, 2019

Shelby YMCA Members: $25

Non-Members: $35

Group Swim Lessons:

Build confidence in the water! Improve your swim skills with certified instructors who are excited to help you grow. Group Swim lessons are structured classes for children divided by age and skill, starting at 3 years old. Group lessons are held Mondays and Wednesdays at 6PM and are taught in 7-week sessions. Private lessons are available to ages 3 and up and can be scheduled according to your availability. Registration for each session will open in week 4 of the previous session.

Winter Session 2 begins March 4th, 2019 (delayed start due to unforeseen pool closure in January)

Spring Session begins April 15, 2019

Shelby YMCA Members: $30

Non-Members: $80

Private Swim Lessons:

Private lessons are available to ages 3 and up and can be scheduled according to your availability. You may schedule three or seven lessons at a time.

Shelby YMCA Members: $45/85

Non-Members: $65/$140

 (3 sessions/ 7 sessions)

Winter & Spring Youth Sports 2018-2019

Junior Cavs Basketball (Pre-K - 6th grade)

The Cavaliers and the Shelby YMCA have partnered to bring you an amazing new basketball season this winter! Benefits of this partnership:

· One ticket to a Cavaliers basketball game per player & discounts for family and friends

· A Junior Cavs branded reversible jersey

· Training for coaches

Cost:  Shelby YMCA Members - $50

           Non-Members - $65

           *$25 late fee after the deadline

Preschool - Kindergarten (Hoop & Scoop)

· Program duration: Nov. 8 - Dec. 20

· Registration opens September 18th

· Deadline to register: October 22nd

Click HERE to register online.

Click HERE to download a registration form.

1st - 6th  Grade  (Teams separated by grade)

· Program duration: January 8- February  21

· Registration opens September 18th

· Deadline to register: December 31st

Click HERE to register online.

Click HERE to download a registration form.

Storm Cheer (Pre-K - 6th grade):

We are thrilled to bring you this NEW program! These cheerleaders will be grouped by age and performing different halftime routines at various local high schools throughout the basketball season. These girls will learn rhythm, skill, cheer, and dance all at once. 

· Program duration: January 5 - mid March 2019

· Registration opens November 5th

· Deadline to register: December 15th, 2018

· Cost: Shelby YMCA Members:  $35     Non-Members:  $50

  (price includes t-shirt)

· Uniform fitting date is December 15th

· Uniform fee: $120 due by December 17th

Parent Meeting January 3rd, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Shelby YMCA

Practice time: Friday Evening (Lightning 7-8pm, Thunder 6-7pm, Hurricane 5-6pm)

Click HERE to download a registration form.

Click HERE to register online.

Shelby Stingrays Winter Swim Team:

Is your child already a swimmer? Go to the next level! Swim team is open to all ages under 18. Swimmers must be a member of the Shelby YMCA and must be able to swim one length front crawl and one length backwards.

· Season Duration: September 24th - March

· Registration now open!

· Deadline to register: September 24th

· Cost: $200

*Shelby High School swimmers— only $130

 

Spring Youth Sports 2019

Track:

Track is a program designed to help kids discover a new hobby or passion through sport. In this program children will learn various track and field events while competing against each other at the culmination of the program. 

Year: 2019

Who: 1st grade through 6th grade

When: Mondays and Thursdays 6:00pm at the Shelby high school track

Registration: February 4th, 2019 - March 18th, 2019

Members: $40      Non-Members: $55

($25 fee to register after the deadline)

Parent Meeting: Monday, April 1st at 6:00 PM at the Shelby High school track

Program Duration: April 1st - May 16th

Click HERE to print a registration form for Track

Click HERE to register online.

Indoor Soccer:

Indoor Soccer is a program for all levels to participate and learn the basic skills of soccer while competing against their peers in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Year: 2019

Who: Preschool (4 years old) through 6th grade (divisions will be created to separate age groups)

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00pm, 6:00pm, or 7:00pm at the Shelby YMCA gymnasium

Registration: February 1st, 2019 - March 18th, 2019

Members: $40      Non-Members: $55

($25 fee to register after the deadline)

Coaches Meeting: Thursday, March 22nd at 6:00 PM

Program Duration: April 2nd - May 16th

Click HERE to print a registration form for Indoor soccer

Click HERE to register online.

Summer & Fall Youth Sports 2018

T-ball:

In our T-ball program the children will be engaged outside while learning the basic skills of baseball. Here they will be taught to field, throw, and hit while creating friendships and bonds to last a lifetime. 

Year: 2019

Ages: 3 years - 5 years (boys and girls)

When: Tuesday and Thursdays 5:00pm, 6:00pm, or 7:00pm start time

Where: Ball field behind Shelby Middle School

Registration Start: March 11th - May 20th

Members: $40       Non-Members: $50

($25 price increase after the registration period)

Coaches Meeting: Thursday, May 30th at 5:00pm at the Shelby YMCA

Program Duration: June 4th - July 18th

Click HERE to print a registration form for T-Ball

Click HERE to register online

Tackle Football:

Boom. Crash. Rumble. The boys of fall are back! Get your pads on - it’s time for the 2018 tackle football season. Learn new plays and skills to take it to the end zone. Competitive league emphasizes football fundamentals, skills and technique needed to play at the middle and high school level.  Full pads and helmets are provided. Open to 5th and 6th graders. Click HERE to print a registration form. 

 

Year: 2018

Age: Grades 5th and 6th

Registration: May 19th - July 30th

Price:    Members $75   Non-Members $100

            ($20 price increase after July 20th)          

Program Duration: August 6th - Mid October

Parent meeting: August 3rd, 2018 at 6pm at the Shelby YMCA

Equipment handout: August 5th, 2018 at the Shelby YMCA (6th grade at 1pm                 and 5th grade at 4pm)

Practices: 3 days a week (specific dates and times TBA)

Games: Sunday afternoons (official schedule TBA)

Shelby Stingrays Summer Swim Team:

Swim team is open to children of all ages and grades who are able to swim one pool length front crawl stroke and one pool length backstroke. Swimmers must be a Shelby YMCA member to participate.

Registration: April 16th - May 14th 2018

Program Duration: May 14th - July 14th 2018

Price: $100 per swimmer

Jr. Whippets Tennis Camp

Let your racquet do the talking! Support the Shelby High School girls’ tennis program with their 3 day tennis camp fundraiser. Learn new skills and techniques from high school coaches and players. Click HERE to print a registration form.

Year: 2018

Age:      Grades 3rd - 8th

Registration:  May 19th - June 22nd at the Shelby YMCA

Price:  Members and Non-Members $35

           Price includes all three days and t-shirt

           Bring your own racket OR use one of ours

Dates: June 25th, June 26th, and June 27th 

          9:00 am - 10:30 am  at the Shelby high school tennis courts

Outdoor Soccer:

Go after your GOALS! Dribble the field, shoot the net, and HAVE FUN. Compete against classmates and build new relationships in our outdoor soccer program. Click HERE to print a registration form.

Year: 2018

Age: Grades PK - 6th

Registration: May 19th - September 2nd

Price:    Members $40   Non-Members $50

           ($15 price increase after August 20th)     

Program Duration: September 11th - November 1st

Practices and Games: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5pm - 8pm in front of Pioneer

 

Parent and Coaches meeting: Wednesday, September 5th at 6:00 pm at the Shelby YMCA

Flag Football:

Zig zag your way to a touchdown. In NFL Play 60 flag football you play as an NFL team with your friends and  classmates. This program focuses on the fundamentals of football; throwing, catching, blocking and team work without the pads and contact of tackle football. Open to children in Kindergarten through 6th grade.  Click  HERE to print a registration form.

Year: 2018

Ages: K - 6th

Registration: May 19th - August 23rd

Price:    Members $60   Non-Members $70

            ($20 price increase after August 8th)       

Program Duration: September 5th - October 31st

Parent and Coaches meeting: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 at 6 pm at the                  Shelby YMCA

Practices: Wednesdays from 5pm - 8pm at Tucker Car Wash

Games: Saturday mornings at Tucker Car Wash (official schedule TBA)

Cross Country:

Don’t worry about the map… We’ll show you the way! Keep in shape and gain an edge in other sports with our cross country program. Participants will learn proper running skills, technique, conditioning, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Open to children in Preschool thru 6th grade. Click HERE to print a registration

form. 

Year: 2018

Age: Grades PK - 6th

Registration: May 19th - September 2nd

Price:    Members $40   Non-Members $50

            ($15 price increase after August 20th)     

Program Duration: September 10th - November 5th

Practices: Mondays from 6:30pm - 7:30pm at the Shelby High School Track

Parent and Coaches meeting: Wednesday, September 5th at 7:30 pm at the                     Shelby YMCA

Cheerleading (Tackle Football):

GO! FIGHT! WIN! Cheer your classmates to victory in the 2018 tackle football cheerleading program. Learn new cheers and chants to excite the team and crowd throughout the season. This program will help develop self esteem, social skills, and athletic skills. Your experience is our top priority. Click HERE to print a registration form.
 

Year: 2018

Age: Grades 4th, 5th and 6th

Registration: May 19th - August 13th

Price:  Members $40    Non-Members $50

           (price includes shirt and pom-poms)

           $15 price increase after July 30th

Program Duration: August 22th - Mid October

Parent and Coaches meeting: August 16th, 2018 at 6pm at the Shelby YMCA

Practice: Wednesdays at 5pm - 6pm starting Aug 22nd at the Shelby YMCA

Games: Sunday afternoons at the Shelby High School football field (specific dates and times TBA)