Youth Sports at the Y

LET’S PLAY!

YMCA Youth Sports teach our youth about positive relationships, teamwork, and collaboration in a fun and safe environment! Participants learn good sportsmanship while practicing fundamental skills and develop friendships through Y Sports. A variety of team sports are offered (see below). For questions, please contact Sports Directors at the appropriate Y location: 

Peter Blum Family Y in Boca: Sports Director, Becky Maranges 561-237-0942 or bmaranges@ymcaspbc.org
DeVos-Blum Family Y in Boynton: Sports Director, Tom Iven 561-536-1436 or tiven@ymcaspbc.org

YOUTH BASKETBALL 

Did you know that basketball was founded at the Y? Young athletes learn the fundamentals of the game while building their confidence as well as valuable lessons in teamwork and leadership.

Branches offering: 

Peter Blum Family Y in Boca

DeVos-Blum Family Y in Boynton

YOUTH SOCCER

A progressive program, participants learn basic soccer skills through games and activities associated with weekly practices. 

Branches offering: 

Peter Blum Family Y in Boca

DeVos-Blum Family Y  in Boynton

LIL’ SLUGGERS

The perfect way to activate toddlers (ages 2-5) motor skills. In a safe and fun environment, young players learn how to catch, throw and bat from a tee. Simply put, they’ll have a ball while learning! 

Branches offering: 

Peter Blum Family Y in Boca

DeVos-Blum Family Y  in Boynton

FLAG FOOTBALL

Whether new to the sport or not quite ready for tackle ball yet, Y flag football is a great alternative for ages 5-12. Participants learn basic rules, skills and strategies in a non-competitive environment.

Branches offering: 

Peter Blum Family Y in Boca

YOUTH LACROSSE

An up and coming sport, young athletes will learn how to cradle, throw and catch under the guidance of the Lynn University Men’s Lacrosse team. 

Branches offering: 

Peter Blum Family Y in Boca

YOUTH CHEERLEADING

Do you have spirit? Participants build self-confidence and self-esteem while developing social skills and healthy relationships. Learn the fundamentals in a safe, encouraging environment. The Squad cheers on Youth Sports programs weekly.

Branches offering:

Peter Blum Family Y in Boca

ULTIMATE FRISBEE  

The high energy, non-contact sport is finally at the Y! In weekly clinics, participants learn the fundamentals of this fast-growing sport: forehand and backhand throw, strategic gameplay, proper footwork, and lots of fun games!

Branches offering:

Peter Blum Family Y in Boca