Our Y Sports programs emphasize sportsmanship, fair play and teamwork; emphasize the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility; keep winning in perspective; enable all participants to play in every game; include family involvement; include coaches and officials training; emphasize safety and age-appropriate progressive skill development; emphasize using volunteers as coaches and officials; and are open to all segments of the community.
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Boys Basketball (Grades K-6) This program provides your child with a fun atmosphere designed to teach fundamentals, teamwork and sportsmanship. The season consists of games and practices (grades 2-5 practices will be held during the week), games are held on Saturday mornings. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children.
Indoor Coed Hockey Soccer (Grades K-6) Come join us for our Indoor Floor Hockey. The leagues will consist of grades K/2 and 3/6. This is a great way for your child to learn teamwork, make friendsand most importantly have some fun!
Youth Coed Cheerleading (Grades K-6) Cheerleaders will build self-confidence while developing social skills and healthy relationships with others. Learn the fundamentals of cheerleading including basic motions, jumps, tumbling and cheers. There will be two age groups: Kindergarten - 3rd Grade and 4th - 6th Grade. Groups may be combined depending upon the number of registered participants. Practice will be held once a week on Saturdays.
Youth Coed Second Chance Basketball (Grades K-6) Do you want another four weeks of hoop action? New teams, coaches and friends are all a part of our SecondChance Youth Co-ed Basketball. Four additional weeks of Saturday games!
Tae Kwon Do (For Adults & Children, Ages 6 and Up) This program is run by Black Belts Jerry and Mary Crossline, who have conducted the Y’s martial arts program since 1993. Their outstanding program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. (beginners) and 6:00 p.m. (advanced). Jerry and Mary have instructed in the Korean art for over two decades. Jerry owns a 5th-Degree Black Belt and Mary has reached the rank of 3rd-Degree Black Belt. The program honors existing ranks and no contracts.
Youth Coed Spring Soccer (Grades K-6)Kick into Spring at the Y’s Andrew Avenue Outdoor Center at 1400 Andrew Avenue in La Porte. Keep your kids moving and happy by participating in Youth Coed Soccer this spring! Children in grades K-6 will practice important team building and fitness skills to last them a lifetime.
Youth Coed Flag Football (Grades K-6) Learn football fundamentals without heavy contact. This program focuses on teamwork in a positive and structured environment. Kids will learn basic passing and plays along with other aspects of the game that will keep them active. In addition, children will have an opportunity to develop leadership skills and build self-esteem as they improve their technique this summer. All games and practices will be held at Andrew Avenue Outdoor Center.
Youth Coed Fall Soccer (Grades K-6)Kick into Fall at the Y’s Andrew Avenue Outdoor Center at 1400 Andrew Avenue in La Porte. Keep your kids moving and happy by participating in Youth Coed Soccer this spring! Children in grades K-6 will practice important team building and fitness skills to last them a lifetime.
Track and Field (Ages 4-12) Run, jump and throw your way into our Youth Track & Field program. Children age 4-12 years old will compete in a variety of Track & Filed events including: sprints, relays, long distance runds, long jump, and many more! All children will receive a participation ribbon for each meet. Meets will be at dirrerent locations and parents or guardians will be respnsible for getting their child to the meet.
Track and Field (Ages 4-12) Enjoy the rolling hills of Kesling Park during our Annual Youth Cross Country Program. Children will be introduced to the basics of running and taught the fundamentals of proper technique by volunteer coaches. The La Porte Family YMCA will compete against the Valparaiso YMCA, Valparaiso Parks Department and the Porter County Parks Department in a series of Cross Country meets at Rogers Lakewood , Kesling Park, or Sunset Hill Park.