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: October 28th – December 16th 
  • Open to boys and girls ages 5-11
  • Teams grouped by age
  • Games will be held Saturday mornings at Brawner Intermediate School.
  • 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 youth development coordinator whitney landis:  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

 

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

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Youth Volleyball Camp

Do you have a child interested in volleyball? If so, it is never too early to start building their skills. The Y is offering a program to help teach and encourage them on their journey of learning the sport! Coach Teresa Smith will hold a 5-day summer volleyball camp for girls ages 11-14.

The camp will focus on the fundamentals of volleyball in addition to strategies to improve one’s overall game. The YMCA skills camp is not position specific and is designed to meet the needs of all volleyball players.  Skill development is emphasized with on court instruction in the following areas: serving, serve receiving, forearm passing, setting, attacking, team defense, blocking, team reception, attack coverage and team transition.

Specialty Camps

Specialty Camps at the Hood County YMCA are the perfect opportunity to explore new interests or pursue a passion. Campers will learn new skills and form friendships that will last a lifetime! Registration will open soon – check back for more information on the different camps we will be offering as well as a registration form! When registration opens, you can sign your children up at the Member Service Desk. They wont want to miss this!
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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