• Before and After care is included in cost

Overview

Kids who participate in week-long Summer Sports at the Y discover so much more than their athletic abilities. They build character, develop self-confidence and create healthy relationships through positive competition. Kids of all skill levels and abilities can choose from a variety of sports to explore this summer.

Pick-Up and Drop-Off Sites

St. Paul Midway YMCA
1761 University Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104

St. Paul Eastside YMCA
875 Arcade Street
St. Paul, MN 55106

White Bear Area YMCA
2100 Orchard Lane
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Participants will be bussed from drop-off sites to summer sports locations. Specific sites and some pick-up/drop-off locations are TBD.

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Dates & Hours

Dates vary by sport. See specific sport information for dates.

Program Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Includes Before and After Care: 7 – 9 a.m. and 3:30 – 6 p.m.

Cost

Cost varies by sport. See specific sport information for cost.

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.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of June 12, July 10 and August 21

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

Kids learn the basic skills and techniques of soccer and improve on those skills as they learn to play every position. Our staff works through a curriculum with kids on ball-control, passing, trapping, shooting and defense. Participants have the option of bringing their own shin guards and plastic cleats.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of June 12 and August 21

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

Kids will develop and improve their tennis techniques and skills: forehand, backhand, serving, anticipating the ball and play strategies. They’ll play a set or two as they learn the rules and unique scoring. Participants are encouraged to bring their own racquet. Tennis balls are provided.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of July 5* and July 31 (*no program July 3 – 4, fee prorated)

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

Our lacrosse instruction is designed to stimulate a kid’s love of the game through focus on skills, drills and rules of the game.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of July 24 and August 7

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

Kids play every position and learn the basic offense and defense skills including catching, passing, capturing the flag, punting and kicking off a tee. Our focus is on teamwork, sportsmanship and learning the game without contact or tackling.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of July 10 and August 7

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

Kids learn about the sport of volleyball including: rules, communication skills, serving, setting and bumping. Players work through a progression of skills while learning the importance of team work.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Week of June 26

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

Kids learn the proper techniques of running, pacing, jumping and throwing. They will work on personal bests and learn about track and field greats and their success.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of July 17 and August 14

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

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

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of June 19 and August 14

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

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

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of June 19 and July 17

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

Learn the ins and outs of basic and advanced cheer and dance moves. Finish the week participating in a choreographed routine put to music. Families can watch the performance live at the end of the week.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of June 26

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

Kids can improve their stick handling, passing and shooting skills through drills and our hockey curriculum.

Entering grades 1 – 8 in fall, 2017

Week of July 31

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

Kids will have fun and improve their fundamental and advanced stroke swim skills including start and turn techniques, as well as instruction on diving. The Y’s certified instructors use a nationally recognized learn to swim curriculum.

Entering grades 1 – 6 in fall, 2017

Weeks of July 5*, July 24 and August 28 (*no program July 3 – 4, fee prorated)

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

Participants learn about proper grips, stances and alignment for setting up a great shot. We will practice on a local golf course where young golfers will have an opportunity to work with golf course staff to improve their driving, chipping and putting. Bring your own golf clubs; but clubs are available if needed. Bussing provided from summer sports site.