Youth Sports Camps

Sports Performance Camp

SPORTS PERFORMANCE CAMPS: Fundamentals of Strength Training If you are a middle school athlete or HS athlete who wants to learn from a certified professional Strength & Conditioning coach this is the camp for you! This camp will be dedicated to understanding the fundamental movement patterns of the human body and how to safely and effectively improve athletic performance through resistance training methodology. We will breakdown technique and apply cues to enhance your form and allow you to execute these drills safely on your own. This camp will teach you the proper bio-mechanics in the following movements: squat, hinge, press, pull, rotation & sprinting.

Member - $100 Public - $130

Sports Sampler Camp

The Y encourage healthy competition, the value of participating, team building and individual development. This 4 day camp will include Football, Soccer, Basketball, and Baseball. This camp is held Monday through Thursday 9:00am-11:30am. Camp includes team and individual play while incorporating fun contests and developing skill. Camps will include scrimmages, small-sided games, contests and competitions.

Member - $70 Public - $90

Soccer Camp

A well-rounded soccer camp at Southern View Park that focuses on passing, shooting, and dibbling. Camps will include skill development, contests and competitions! Camp registration includes a T-shirt. For questions, please contact Matthew Eck at meck@springfieldymca.org for more information.

Member - $70 Public - $90

Basketball Camp

The Y encourage healthy competition, the value of participating, team building and individual development. This 4 day camp will be held at the Downtown YMCA Monday through Thursday 9:00am-11:30am. This includes team and individual play while incorporating fun contests and developing skill. The camp is focused on shooting, dribbling and passing with the correct technique. Camps will include scrimmages, small-sided games, contests and competitions.

Member - $70 Public - $90

Softball Camp

This next level camp combines skill training with sports specific exercise that will help round out a training regimen & help elevate your game to the next level. Put yourself ahead of the competition by getting stronger & faster while also fine tuning your skills. We are partnering with The Hitting Center to make sure athletes get the top level training necessary to improve skills. Players will have access to Hit Trax & Swing Analysis.

Member - $125 Public - $150

Baseball Camp

This next level camp combines skill training with sports specific exercise that will help round out a training regimen & help elevate your game to the next level. Put yourself ahead of the competition by getting stronger & faster while also fine tuning your skills. We are partnering with The Hitting Center to make sure athletes get the top level training necessary to improve skills. Players will have access to Hit Trax & Swing Analysis.

Member - $125 Public - $150

Lucky Horseshoes Baseball Camp

Come have a fun filled day of baseball at Robin Roberts Stadium with our very own Springfield Lucky Horseshoes. ONE DAY ONLY!! Half day and full day option; full day will include lunch. Players will learn how to throw, field, hit, and base run during camp. 1/2 Day (9:00AM-12:00PM) Camp

Prices Vary

Volleyball Camp

The Y encourage healthy competition, the value of participating, team building and individual development. This 4 day camp will be held at the Downtown YMCA Monday through Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm. This includes team and individual play while incorporating fun contests and developing skill. The camp is focused on volleyball skills with the correct technique. Camps will include scrimmages, small-sided games, contests and competitions. The camp includes a T-shirt if registered by 6/18.

Member - $70 Public - $90

Youth Sports

Baseball

The YMCA is a great place to enhance your child's baseball skills, learn the rules, concepts, field layout, and player positions. Sportsmanship is emphasized and everyone plays. All games will be played during the week at LOLJOS sports complex on the UIS campus. 1 practice per week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, OR Thursday, as well as 1 game per week.

Member - $75 Public - $85

Softball

The YMCA is a great place to enhance your child's softball skills, learn the rules, concepts, field layout, and player positions. Sportsmanship is emphasized and everyone plays. All games will be played during the week at LOLJOS sports complex on the UIS campus. 1 practice per week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, OR Thursday, as well as 1 game per week.

Member - $80 Public - $95

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

This tournament is for players entering 2nd grade through 5th grade. Prices are $30 per team. We are only accepting team registrations. Minimum of 3 players and maximum of 4 players. One adult may register an entire team. One adult must accompany the players to the tournament. This tournament includes a T-shirt for all participants and teams will play a minimum of 2 games. For questions, please contact Matthew Eck at meck@springfieldymca.org for more information.

Member - $30 Public - $30

Advanced Karate Lessons

Advanced karate is for green belts or higher (or at the discretion of the instructors) begin or continue their karate journeys. This class incorporates blocks, kicks, and throws, punches, advanced techniques, combat, and self-defense techniques.

Member - $55 Public - $85

Junior Karate

This karate class is designed for beginners as young as 5. Younger children can learn karate together with their parent, guardian or older sibling. Karate builds coordination, self-confidence, discipline and respect for yourself. This class incorporates blocks, punches, kicks, throws, and self-defense. Advanced karate is held on Wednesday nights from 5-6. Advanced karate level individuals can participate in any karate level classes. Families may receive multiple participant discounts.

Member - $55 Public - $85

Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art. The techniques blend several ancient self-defense systems into a single dynamic one. Extensive kicking and footwork patterns characterize this Olympic sport! Our program stresses self-esteem, self-discipline, physical fitness, balance, flexibility and concentration. Families may receive multiple participant discounts.

Member - $40 Public - $65

Belt Testing

For information on testing, see front desk for registration and pricing. Participants need to schedule time and location with instructor.