Youth Sports

Hood County YMCA

Youth Sports

Flag Football 

The Hood County YMCA will be offering Flag Football for youths ages 5-11.  Participants will learn the basics of football and sportsmanship in a safe, no-tackle environment.

  • Dates: February 10th – May 5th 
  • Open to boys and girls ages 5-11
  • Teams grouped by age
  • Games will be held Saturday mornings at the YMCA.
  • Participants must supply their own cleats, black bottoms, and gloves.
  • We are also looking for volunteers for coaches and refs! If you are interested, please contact Whitney Landis at wlandis@ymcafw.org / 817-573-7159

Cost: $65 members; $95 non-members; includes jersey

REGISTRATION: Now open online at www.hoodcountyymca.org or visit the front desk. Click Here For  Our Printable Flyer and Registration Form

CONTACT: For questions contact our Youth Development Director, Whitney Landis, at  wlandis@ymcafw.org or call 817-573-7159

Hood County YMCA Kids Triathlon

Triathlon is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world, and kid’s triathlons are a vital part of this trend. There is no better way for a child to experience the benefits of a healthy lifestyle focused on hard work, daily exercise and good nutrition. Every triathlon consists of 4 components- swimming, biking, running and transitions. The course is designed to be challenging, yet achievable, even for the first-timers. Plus, the safety of your child is priority during the triathlon. With the help of amazing staff and volunteers, we go to great lengths to make the course as safe as possible. Each child will be chip-timed and walk away with a medal around his or her neck. Awards will also be given to the top finishers in each age group. Contact the Hood County YMCA for more information on this great program.

Distances & Ages

  • Mini-Tri Division: Ages 5 & up; swim 25 yards, bike 1.5 miles, run 1/2 mile
  • Junior Division: Ages 6-10; swim 75 yards, bike 3 miles, run 3/4 mile
  • Senior Division: Ages 11-14; swim 150 yards, bike 6 miles (2 loops), run 1 mile

Date: April 28, 2018

CONTACT:  For more information, contact Holly Martin at 817-573-7159 or email hmartin@ymcafw.org or Whitney Landis at WLandis@ymcafw.org 

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Swim Team

A Fall/Winter/Spring program offered through the YMCA for all ages and instructed by Janet Steenberge, SEALS Swim Team Coach.

Click here for Swim Team Info & Registration Form

Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai

We are pleased to announce that we have Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai at our Hood County YMCA.  We have three classes available for all ages to learn proper technique with our 3rd degree Black belt.

  • Builds self-esteem so they are confident leaders
  • Teaches that a positive attitude can make all the difference
  • Teach self defense, so if a bad situation occurs, they know just what to do
  • Helps them become self-disciplined and respectful in all aspects of life
  • Builds control over their minds and bodies