Hamilton Area YMCA

Sports & Gym

Our instructional sports programs offer a wide variety of classes for children ages 8 months through 17 years old. Programs focus on the skill and social development of your child in a fun environment. Instructors lead players through drills and games that build skills and develop coordination and participants are able to learn and grow by making decisions in our challenge by choice teaching style. Our philosophy is simple. We make sure everyone participates and we focus on teamwork and sportsmanship as well as physical skills. We are confident that we have a class that's right for your child!

The Hamilton Area YMCA is committed to an inclusive environment. For more information regarding our inclusive program offerings and accommodations, contact Tyler Koerber at 609.581.9622 ext. 122 or tkoerber@hamiltonymca.org.

For more information about JKR Branch sports & gym classes and gymnastics, contact Tyler Koerber at 609.581.9622 ext. 121 or tkoerber@hamiltonymca.org.

For more information on Sawmill Branch sports & gym classes, contact Logan Perez at 609.581.9622 ext. 21105 or lperez@hamiltonymca.org or a Member Services Representative at our Sawmill Branch at 609.581.9622 ext. 21101.

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Program Dates

Fall I: September 3 - October 28
No classes on Monday, September 3 (Labor Day).

Fall II: October 29 - December 23
No classes on Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving).

Registration Dates

Facility & Facility Plus Member Registration:
  • Fall I - August 13
  • Fall II - October 15
Program & New Member Registration:
  • Fall I - August 20
  • Fall II - October 22

Parent/Child Sports & Gym (ages 19 months to 3 years)


We define parent broadly to include all adults with primary responsibility for raising children, including biological parents, adoptive parents, guardians, stepparents, grandparents, or any other type of parenting relationship.

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Little Rookies (ages 19 - 36 months with Parent)

Provides an enjoyable atmosphere that allows kids and parents to have fun while learning an overview of different sports. This program introduces basic skills, rules, and teamwork in sports like basketball, soccer and T-ball.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Fr 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM 1ISJLR1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM 1ISJLR2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Team Toddlers (ages 19 - 36 months with parent)

Provides a positive and fun setting that encourages toddlers and parents enjoy themselves while working on basic motor skills.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM 1ISJTT JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Preschool Sports & Gym (ages 3 – 5 )

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Little Athletes (ages 3 - 5)

Little Athletes are introduced to 3 very popular sports; Basketball, Soccer & T-ball. Children will build confidence, develop teamwork and learn social skills in a positive, fun environment.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM 1ISJLA1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM 1ISJLA2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Pee Wee B-Ball & T-Ball (ages 3 - 5)

Learn the basics of Basketball and T-ball through skills, drills, and other fun activities. This program will give kids a chance to make new friends and be active.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM 1ISJPWBT JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Pee Wee GATORS (ages 3 - 5)

This program is tailored around Games, Activities, Obstacles, Relays and Sports to get young children to have fun while being active and increase the development of gross motor skills.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Fr 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1ISJPWG JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Sports Start (ages 3 - 5)

Sports Start introduces sports though concepts like throwing, catching, hitting, jumping, bouncing and more using games and activities. This class is designed for children who want to explore a wide variety of sports and activities.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Sa 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM 1ISJSS JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Strider Balance Bike Training (ages 2 1/2 - 5)

Explore mobility on two wheels, improve motor skills development, increase balance, strength and build confidence and coordination. Children focus solely on learning balance first. Research shows that learning balance and coordination with exercise jump-starts a child’s growth and development. Helmet use required. Bring your own or use the Y’s helmets. We supply the Strider bikes.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM 1ISJSBT1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM 1ISJSBT2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1ISJSBT3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Super Star Soccer (ages 3 - 5)

Pass! Kick! Score! This program is designed for kids to learn the fundamentals of soccer combining team play and individual skills.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1ISJSSSO1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Fr 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 1ISJSSSO2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Y Rookies (ages 3 - 5)

Have fun while learning the concepts, skills, and rules of multiple different sports including basketball, soccer, T-ball and hockey. Kids will play games and run drills that are fundamental for success.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM 1ISJYR1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Th 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1ISJYR2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Youth Sports & Gym (ages 6 - 14)

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All Star Sports (ages 6 - 8)

Become an All Star while learning to play baseball, football, soccer, basketball, hockey, tennis, and more!

Fencing (ages 6 - 12)

Learn to dodge, parry and thrust in this very popular class. Also, learn proper form, technique and fencing etiquette.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 1ISSF-1 SAWMIL-Sawmill Branch $88 / $88 / $88

Games Galore, Sports and More (ages 6 – 10)

Join the fun with your friends and explore the wide variety of sports and games! Children will be introduced to kickball, scooters, relay races, and other fun games and sports!

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1ISJGGSM1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Sports Mania (ages 6 – 8)

This program will boost your skills and knowledge of concepts and rules in multiple different sports. Children will play sports in a loose and fun environment. Basketball, Hockey, Soccer, and baseball are just a few sports your child will get to try.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Sa 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM 1ISJSM JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Sports, Speed & Agility (ages 9 – 12)

Become quicker, stronger, faster, and more agile! This program children will develop running techniques, agility training, and knowledge of different sports.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 7:30 PM - 8:15 PM 1ISJSSA JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Triple Play (ages 6 - 8)

Expand your knowledge and skills in 3 popular sports: hockey, soccer and baseball. This program will focus on teamwork and individual success.

YSC (Y Sports Club)

Keeping kids active and healthy is more than an interest of the Hamilton Area YMCA, it’s what we do. We are excited to announce our newest program that will give parents peace of mind that their middle school-aged children are being taken care of, while also developing healthy lifestyle habits, gaining self-confidence, and building positive relationships with their peers.

Y Sports Club (YSC) will be open to all middle school students (incoming grades 6 - 8) at Crockett, Grice, and Reynolds. YSC participants will have a variety of sports to choose from:

Sport Season Fee:

• Soccer September 24 - November 2 - $115/child
• Basketball January 7 - March 1 - $150/child
• Golf April 1 - May 31 - $150/child
• Flag Football April 1 - May 31 - $150/child

Sports will be co-ed, with the exception of basketball. Teams will be created based on skill level.

• All sports will run Monday - Friday from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
• Golf will run 3 days per week.
• Participants must be picked-up by 4:45 p.m.
• In the event of inclement weather, sports will be moved inside.

All participants must have, at minimum, a Hamilton Area YMCA program membership.

For more information, please contact Tyler Koerber at 609.581.9622 ext. 121 or tkoerber@hamiltonymca.org.

This program is partially subsidized by the Hamilton Area YMCA.

 

Y Dodgeball & Nerf (ages 9 - 12)

Participants will develop teamwork, problem solving, sportsmanship, and put strategy into play through various games of NERF tag, dodgeball, challenges and scenarios. On Nerf days you’re responsible to bring your own nerf toy.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 6:45 PM - 7:30 PM 1ISJYDB JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Y Dribblers (intermediate/advanced ages 9 - 12)

Learn more advanced skills of basketball including layups, dribbling, jump shooting, defense, rebounding and more.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 7:30 PM - 8:15 PM 1ISJYD JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15

Y Shooters (beginner ages 6 - 8)

Provides children with a fun atmosphere to work on their basketball skills. Kids will learn how to pass, dribble and shoot by doing drills and playing games. Rules, offense and defense will be introduced.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM 1ISJYS1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Mo 6:45 PM - 7:30 PM 1ISJYS2 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15

Y Soccer (ages 6 - 8)

This program is designed to teach the basics and fundamentals of soccer. Children will learn dribbling, passing and shooting by doing drills and playing games. Rules, offense and defense will also be introduced.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1ISJYSO JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Y World of Sports (age 6 - 8)

Learn and have fun playing a wide range of sports that include soccer, floor hockey, volleyball, football and more!

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Fr 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 1ISJYWS JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Youth Fitness (ages 6 - 12)

This class will consist of 30 minutes of exercise and 30 minutes of games and races. Classes will focus on strength, skills and cardiovascular fitness.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    We 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM 1ISJYF1 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15
    Sa 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM 1ISJYF2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Youth Yoga (ages 3 - 11)

For children who are new to yoga and are looking to improve flexibility, and relieve stress. Learn proper alignment for a safe and healthy practice. Poses will be broken down to get acquainted with the foundation of each pose.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM 1ISJYY JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Adult Sports & Gym (ages 18+)

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Pickleball Open Play (ages 18+)

Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong, and racquetball.  It is one of the fastest growing sports in America. It’s a Low impact game that’s easy to learn, great exercise, a great way to meet new people, and A LOT of fun!

There is no better way to explain the sport of Pickleball to someone other than letting them experience it for themselves. Each registered participant can bring a friend to try out 1 session for free. 

What is Pickleball? Click here to learn more! 

Sessions are held at the following times:
Monday
Open Play
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
3 courts

Advanced Play
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
3 courts

Tuesday
Beginner Lessons and Drills
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
3 courts

Wednesday
Open Play
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Open Play - Beginner
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
3 courts

Thursday
Advanced Play
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
3 courts

Friday
Open Play
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
3 courts

Saturday
Open Play
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
3 courts

There is a $5.00 drop-in fee per day.

Fencing (ages 6 - 12)

Learn to dodge, parry and thrust in this very popular class. Also, learn proper form, technique and fencing etiquette.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 1ISSF-1 SAWMIL-Sawmill Branch $88 / $88 / $88

Fencing (ages 13+)

Learn to dodge, parry and thrust in this very popular class. Also, learn proper form, technique and fencing etiquette.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Th 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM 1ISSF-2 SAWMIL-Sawmill Branch $88 / $88 / $88

Gymnastics at the Hamilton Area YMCA

We offer year round Beginner and Intermediate gymnastics classes for boys and girls ages 3 - 12. Our classes provide a fun, safe learning environment with instructors who are qualified in excellent teaching techniques and safety standards. Our youngest beginner gymnasts will explore and develop new skills; coordination and balance are stressed as an introduction to basic gymnastics. Our older and more advanced gymnasts will learn proper body mechanics and flexibility and will utilize the beam, uneven bars, vault and tumbling on the floor mats.

The Hamilton Area YMCA is committed to an inclusive environment. For more information regarding our inclusive program offerings and accommodations, contact Tyler Koerber at 609.581.9622 ext. 121 or tkoerber@hamiltonymca.org.

Parent/Child Gymnastics (ages 12 - 36 months)

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Tumbling Two’s and Three's (ages 24 – 36 months with parent)

Parents and children can explore the world of gymnastics in an age appropriate setting. This class focuses on developing motor skills such as walking, jumping, and balance using gymnastics equipment and activities.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM 1ISJTTT JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15

Wiggles & Giggles (ages 18 - 30 months with parent)

Parents and children can explore the world around them with age appropriate activities. This program allows kids to socialize and play while developing gross motor skills.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM 1ISJWG JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15

Preschool Gymnastics (ages 3 – 5)

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Kinder Gymnastics (ages 3 - 5)

This program is an introduction to basic gymnastics. Students will work on balance and coordination using gymnastics equipment and activities. Athletic attire is required.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1ISJKG JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
    Tu 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 1ISJKG-2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Super Hero Training (ages 3 - 5)

A fun filled 45 minutes of jumping, climbing, crawling and obstacle courses. Find your own super power! Costumes welcome (no capes of masks please).

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM 1ISJSH JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15

Youth Gymnastics (ages 4 - 12)

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Gymnastics I (ages 4 - 8 & 6 - 10)

This beginner gymnastics class focuses on proper body mechanics and flexibility. Tumbling, beam, uneven bars, vault and trampoline are introduced. Students will learn forward rolls, cartwheels, and back bends. Athletic attire is required.

  • Ages 4-8
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1ISJGYM1-1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
  • Ages 6-10
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Tu 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 1ISJGYM1-3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Gymnastics II (ages 5 - 8 & 8 - 12)

Prerequisites: Students must have basic gymnastics skills (e.g., forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, and bridges) to take this class.

This intermediate class builds on skills from Gymnastics I.  Students will learn bridges, round-offs, etc. This class includes floor work, beam, uneven bars, vault and trampoline. Athletic attire is required.

*Instructors approval is required before taking the class.
  • Ages 5-8
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Mo 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1ISJGYM2-1 JKR -JKR Branch $69 / $49 / $15
  • Ages 8-12
    DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Tu 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM 1ISJGYM2-2 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15

Gymnastics III (ages 8 - 15)

Prerequisites: Students must have basic and intermediate gymnastics skills (e.g., forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, one-handed cartwheels, round offs, and bridges) to take this class.

This class helps students achieve a more solid understanding of strength, flexibility, balance, control and confidence.  Featured in this class are front and back walkovers, front and back limbers, handstands, forward rolls, and variations on existing skills (e.g., kneeling cartwheels, alternating one sided cartwheels, etc.).  It focuses on floor work, beam, uneven bars, vault and trampoline. Athletic attire is required.

*Instructors approval is required before taking the class.

  • DaysHoursCodeLocationProg / Fac / Fac+
    Tu 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM 1ISJGYM3 JKR -JKR Branch $78 / $56 / $15