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YMCA YOUTH SPORTS

Youth sports leagues at the YMCA offer children a chance to learn teamwork skills and master a new sport. Coaches stress skill development, teamwork and sportsmanship rather than winning. Sports teams are a great way to bring the family together, meet new friends and enjoy exercise in a positive environment.

YMCA members save money on all youth sports registrations. Click here for more information on becoming a YMCA member today! 

NEW: LEGACY SPORTS FALL PONY BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

The YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth introduces its first-ever Legacy Sports fall PONY baseball and softball programs. 
 
Legacy Sports offers two programs this fall season, Legacy Sports Pony Recreational League and Legacy Pony Elite. Both are a new type of YMCA sports program aimed at offering kids varying levels of game play. 

The recreational drafted-league is similar to traditional YMCA Baseball programs. The league is geared toward having fun and learning sport fundamentals, while encouraging sportsmanship and youth development. Players register for Legacy recreational baseball or softball and attend the “Coach Look and Draft” on August 16. Coaches then create teams that are intended to have a balance of talent to ensure all are competitive. The league follows PONY rules and will interlock with other local associations for more games and competition. Games are played at the YMCA Sports Complex and other fields in the area. Only All Star teams in the Spring league can earn a chance to advance to district competition.  

The PONY Elite program is a more competitive, select baseball league for individuals and teams, without the expense and time commitment of traditional select teams. For more information on the Elite program, contact Mac Tucker at mtucker@ymcafw.org.
 
PONY baseball & softball’s 10-game season runs late-August to October. The coach look & draft is August 16.
 
Divisions: Baseball division determined by player’s age on May 1, 2015; Softball division by player’s age on January 1, 2015.

                 Blastball*     Less competitive T-ball ages 5 and under *No draft for Blastball  

                 Shetland      T-ball ages 6U

                 Pinto            Coach Pitch ages 8U - Boys Baseball & Girls Softball 

                 Mustang      Ages 10U - Boys Baseball & Girls Softball  

                 Bronco         Ages 12U - Boys Baseball & Girls Softball 

                 Pony            Ages 14U - Boys Baseball & Girls Softball 

Registration is open until August 15 at 12pm. Register online or in-person at Ryan Family YMCA or E.R. Van Zandt Southwest YMCA. The YMCA Sports Complex will also host open registrations at the following times:

Tuesday, July 15:        5-7pm 
Thursday, July 17:       5-7pm
Saturday, July 19:       9am-12pm
Saturday, July 26:       9am-12pm
Saturday, August 2:     9am-12pm
Tuesday, August 4:      10am-12pm
Wednesday, August 5:  10am-12pn
Thursday, August 7:     10am-12pm

 To register online, click here. 
 
 
 
For more information on the Sports Complex, its amenities and calendar of events, click here.  
 
For any additional questions, contact Mac Tucker at mtucker@ymcafw.org or 682-841-1592.

 

Game Schedules Posted on the Home Page in the "YMCA Spotlights" Section


 

FALL YOUTH SOCCER

The YMCA offers soccer for boys and girls ages 3 to 15.  The YMCA soccer program provides a fun, instructional learning experience for your child.  Spring and Fall seasons are offered by the Southwest YMCA.  Participants will receive on the field and off the field instruction to promote a positive and fun environment.  Our staff and volunteer coaches strive to make this a fun and exciting experience for all.

Click here to view the registration form  

 

 

FALL YOUTH VOLLEYBALL

The YMCA, proud inventor of the game of volleyball, provides this fun and instructional program offered for girls ages 7-15. Our rules establish a fun atmosphere allowing every child to be able to participate no matter their skill level. We start at the 7-8 age level with a condensed court size and larger, lighter volleyball so new players can learn in a fun and productive atmosphere.  

Click here to view the registration form 

Click here to register online  

 

FALL YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL

The YMCA offers flag football for boys and girls ages 4 to 15.  The YMCA flag football program provides a fun, instructional learning experience for your child.  Participants will receive on the field and off the field instruction to promote a positive and fun environment.  Our staff and volunteer coaches strive to make this a fun and exciting experience for all.

 
 
 
 

NEW:  Kids Triathlon Team

 
The YMCA Kids Triathlon Team is a youth training club that offers developmental training by a certified trainer and swim coach, to prepare athletes for triathlon races. Kids train on all triathlon training aspects, including running, swimming skills and endurance, cycling, transition training and athlete nutrition. The team then competes together in multiple kids triathlon races. 

 
Known as the Ryan Rockets, the youth triathlon team meets twice a week with one day of land and swim training each week. All athletic abilities are welcome as the only requirement is motivation. YMCA coaches work on skills specific to each race discipline and promote strong team sportsmanship and unity to prepare each teammate for a lifelong journey in the sport of triathlon. All teammates receive team race shirts. 
 
 

 

 

2014 SPORTS CALENDAR

The Ryan Family YMCA offers sports in the spring, summer, fall and winter for kids starting at age 3. Plan ahead this year and download the 2014 Sports Calendar by Clicking Here so you never miss a registration deadline!

  

VOLUNTEER TO COACH

YMCA youth sports would not be possible without the help of our volunteer coaches.  The Ryan Family YMCA is always looking for caring, energetic adults to coach in our youth sports program.  We provide all the help and resources you will need to have a fun and successful season.  If you're interested in coaching a team and making a difference in your community, please complete the required YMCA Volunteer Application. All coaches are required to complete the volunteer application once every caldendar year.

Completed forms can be submitted the following ways:

  • Drop off at the Ryan Family YMCA
  • Fax to 817-370-2352

 

 

Please contact the YMCA at 817-346-8855 with any questions related to the Ryan Family YMCA's youth sports program.

 

YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth | 512 Lamar Street, Suite 400 | Fort Worth TX 76102
817-335-9622