Playing sports at the Tampa Y is fun for everyone! Kids ages 4-13 can choose from soccer, basketball, golf, volleyball and more. No matter which sport they get involved with, they will learn the basics of good sportsmanship and healthy competition… along with our core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.
With an emphasis on having fun and working together, the Tampa Y cheerleading program is designed for kids ages 3 to 12 and focuses on the fundamentals of cheering. Kids learn simple choreography, memorize cheers, and gain the self-confidence to perform during various sporting events at the Y.
Dance is not only a fun and healthy way to get fit, it teaches children how to follow instructions, memorize routines, and count in rhythmic patterns. Older kids will also greatly benefit from the confidence, poise and self-awareness that is inherent to becoming a dancer.
The First Tee – Golf
The First Tee of Tampa Bay golf program uses the game to teach children values like confidence, perseverance and good judgment. Kids will learn life skills like goal setting, how to live a healthy lifestyle and more. The First Tee believes the game of golf can help kids become the best person they can be. Learn more aboutThe First Tee of Tampa Bay here.
Gymnastics at the Tampa Y is a popular program that kids enjoy year-round. Our goal is to teach kids the fundamentals and skills they need to succeed in the sport. The gymnastics program and staff encourage the kids to stay motivated in their discipline, to continue practicing on new tricks along with values like patience, confidence and teamwork. The Tampa Y gymnastics program ensures a healthy, safe and positive environment and encourages all participants to work together as a team. Learn more about gymnastics at the Tampa Y.
Martial Arts / Karate
The Tampa Y offers Martial Arts/Karate for beginners through advanced skill levels. Kids may also be grouped by age and skill levels. Our Martial Arts / Karate instructors are experts in their field and strive to provide safe and ethical training that adheres to the values of discipline, personal growth and respect for others.
Our youth, teen and adult volleyball programs are co-ed leagues that teach and promote sportsmanship, teamwork and skills in a fun atmosphere. Our coaches and staff teach participants volleyball fundamentals including the basics of underhand serving, setting, hitting, and digging in a non-competitive environment.
The Tampa YMCA offers basketball programs to kids and adults at many of our family centers. In the basketball program, we teach fundamentals of the game and good sportsmanship. Kids will have fun competing in drills and skills, learn teamwork and make friends. Our goal is to have every child participate in every game and give them an equal amount of playing time during games, regardless of skill level.
Soccer at the Tampa Y offers fun for players of all skill levels. Kids will learn the basic skills of the game, while learning how to follow rules and practice good sportsmanship. Our goal is to have every child participate in every game and give them an equal amount of playing time during games, regardless of skill level.