• Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2020

YMCA Sports Camp - West Central

Overview

Kids of all skill levels and abilities can choose from a variety of sports to explore this summer in week-long YMCA Summer Sports Camps.

Friday Play Days

Friday Play Days give participants the opportunity to put their hard work and new skills into action by engaging in friendly competition at the end of each week. All of our metro Summer Sports Camp sites will travel to scrimmage and participate in game play against other camps. Friday Play Days will only include our core sport for each week.

  • June 19 - Baseball vs West Metro & South Metro
  • June 26 - Basketball vs West Metro  
  • July 10 - Flag Football vs West Metro & South Metro
  • July 17 - Soccer at South Metro
  • July 24 - Basketball at South Metro
  • July 31 - Flag Football at West Metro
  • August 7 - Track and Field at South Metro
  • August 14 - Baseball vs West Metro & South Metro
  • August 21 - Basketball at South Metro
  • August 28 - Flag Football at South Metro

Summer Sports Camp Fees

Member Participants: $200/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $225/week

One time, non-refundable deposit of $50 per week per child includes a program T-shirt and will be applied to the weekly fee. Weekly fee includes all field trip admissions and program supplies. Financial assistance available for all programs.

Program Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Before and After Care: $40/week
7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

For your convenience and peace of mind, our Before and After Care provides the participant with supervised activities prior to and following the end of the program day.

Sports Locations

Weeks of June 8 - August 21

Washburn Elementary
8401 Xerxes Avenue S.
Bloomington, MN 55431

Weeks of August 24 - Sept. 4

Southdale YMCA
7355 York Avenue S
Edina, MN 55435

Before & After Care Locations

Weeks of June 8 - August 21

Washburn Elementary
8401 Xerxes Avenue S.
Bloomington, MN 55431

Weeks of August 24 - Sept. 4

Southdale YMCA
7355 York Avenue S
Edina, MN 55435

Weeks of June 8 - August 21

Blaisdell YMCA
3335 Blaisdell Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55408

YMCA Sports Camp – West Central Bus Stops

Please note: all bus times are available online 2 weeks prior.

For your camper’s safety… Authorized Pick Up individuals must be listed on the registration form and a photo ID is required at the time of pick up.

Bus Stop

Weeks of June 8 - August 21

Blaisdell YMCA
3335 Blaisdell Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55408.

Schedule

Soccer

Weeks of June 8, July 13, August 10 and August 31

Kids will work through curriculum focused on ball-control, passing, trapping, shooting and defense. Participants have the option of bringing their own shin guards and cleats.

Golf

Weeks of June 22 and August 3

We will practice on a local golf course where young golfers will have an opportunity to improve their driving, chipping and putting. Bring your own golf clubs; but clubs are available if needed.

Volleyball

Week of July 13

Kids learn about the sport of volleyball including rules, communication skills, serving, setting and passing.

Tennis

Weeks of June 15 and July 27

Learn the fundamentals of tennis. Participants are encouraged to bring their own racquet. Tennis balls are provided.

Baseball

Weeks of June 15, July 20 and August 10

Participants develop and improve skills: throwing, catching, pitching, hitting and running bases.

Field Trip: Twins game week of June 15

Track and Field

Weeks of June 29 and August 3 (No program July 3)

Kids learn the proper techniques of running, pacing, jumping and throwing.

Basketball

Weeks of June 22, July 6, July 20 and August 17

Players will progress through the skills of basketball: dribbling, passing, shooting and defensive skills through drills.

Flag Football

Weeks of June 8, July 6, July 27 and August 24

Kids get experience in playing every position while learning the offensive and defensive basics. These skills include but are not limited to catching, passing and pursuing the flag.