Youth Sports

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JUDO for ages 6 - adult

Everyone from kindergarten through adult is invited to learn the Japanese self-defense sport of Judo. Beginner, intermediate and advanced are welcome to come learn basic holds, throws, break falls, safe falls, injury prevention and balance. There are tournament opportunities as students progress.

Class meets on Saturdays:

  • 8:00 - 10:30am 16 years old and up
  • 10:30am – Noon 6 years -15 years old

Winter 2019
Session I: January 5 - February 9
Session II: February 16 - March 23

Spring 2019
Session I: April 13 - May 18

Summer 2019
Session I: June 8 - July 13
Session II: July 20 - August 24

Location: Itasca County Family YMCA

Fee: YMCA members free; Community members 15 & under $25/session, 16 & up $35/session (Financial assistance available-inquire at the YMCA Membership Desk)

Register at the Itasca County Family YMCA or call 218-327-1161

KARATE - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced

Kids 8 years and up along with adults can learn some self-defense, get physically fit and gain confidence by joining in this traditional Japanese Karate class. Wear comfortable clothing or purchase a uniform.

WINTER 2019 January 9 - March 26
SPRING 2019 April 2 - May 28

Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm Beginners 7:30-8:30pm Intermediate/Advanced

Location: Studio B

Fee: YMCA members free; Community members $45/session (Financial assistance available-inquire at the YMCA Membership Desk)

Register at the Itasca County Family YMCA or call 218-327-1161

YOUTH SOCCER 2019

The YMCA soccer program provides an opportunity to develop fundamental skills, practice teamwork and good sportsmanship, equal playing time, and have FUN in a low-competition environment. This is a four week program. Practices will be held on Tuesdays and games will be held on Thursdays

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4/23/19 – 5/16/19
KG & 1st grade: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2nd & 3rd grade: 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Location: Itasca County Family YMCA
Fee: YMCA members $30 & Community Members $45 (T-Shirt/Jersey Included)
Register at the Itasca County Family YMCA Membership Desk 218-327-1161

YOUTH T-BALL 2019

This program is a great introduction to the sport of baseball in a fun and positive environment. Practice will consist of skill work with one small game each week.

Mondays & Wednesdays at 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm 6/10/19-7/10/19
Ages 4-7
Location: Grand Rapids Sports Complex
Fee: $55 (T-shirt/Jersey included)
Register at the Itasca County Family YMCA Membership Desk 218-327-1161

Coach Pitch Baseball

If your child has completed t-ball but is not yet eligible for Little League Baseball, this is the program for your young girl or boy. Each practice will consist of skill work and a small game!

Mondays & Wednesdays at 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm 6/10/19 – 7/10/19
Location: Grand Rapids Sports Complex
Fee: $55.00 (T-shirt/Jersey included)
Register at the Itasca County Family YMCA Membership Desk 218-327-1161

Knee High Summer Soccer

This is an eight day introductory soccer program that teaches the basic skills of the sport for ages 4 & 5. Utilizing small sided games and skill based drills, participants will enjoy learning the game in a co-ed environment.

M, TU, W, TH at 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm 6/17/19 – 6/27/19
Location: Grand Rapids Sports Complex
Fee: $55
Register at the Itasca County Family YMCA Membership Desk 218-327-1161

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