Join in on this fun and active program for kids that focuses on strong bodies and minds. P.E. at The Y uses fitness related games and activities to empower youth by building self-esteem and teaching them healthy lifestyle habits.
Floor Hockey League
The Youth Floor Hockey League will teach the basics of Floor Hockey through drills and game play. This League exemplifies values of good sportsmanship, teamwork, goal setting and skill development in a fun and safe atmosphere.
Youth Volleyball League
The co-ed youth league will be for individuals in 6th through 9th grade. Youth will register individually and then will be placed on a team that will practice together and have Saturday morning matches. Matches will consist of 15 minutes to warm up, and three games to 25. All players will receive a team shirt and is asked to wear them during their matches.
Youth Girls Lacrosse
The Chambersburg YMCA is proud to offer middle school Lacrosse to area youth. Our focus with this program is to develop and enhance player skills and abilities while prepping each player for the high school level. Every player’s registration fee includes a YMCA T-shirt and tournament registration costs. Equipment must be provided by the athlete including mouth guard, goggles, girls Lacrosse stick, black shorts, and cleats. As well as a $25.00 US Lacrosse membership.
Kinder Gym is a program designed to help develop and enhance children’s social skills, brain activity and locomotor skills. Cross lateral brain activities are proven to help develop a healthy brain. There is also evidence that children that can execute locomotor skills such as skipping, hopping, and jogging have higher reading scores.
The Chambersburg YMCA is excited to offer Biddy soccer for children ages 4 to 6. This program offers fundamental soccer skill training as well as providing opportunities to participate in group games that encourage cooperation over competition. This league will run Saturdays starting at 11:00 AM from September through October each fall.
The Chambersburg YMCA is excited to offer tee ball to area youth ages 4 to 6. This program offers fundamental tee ball skill training, as well as participation in group games that encourage cooperation over competition.
Youth Dodgeball League
After school youth dodgeball league for 6th - 9th grade students. Program occurs Wednesday afternoons with transportation provided from CAMS North and South to the YMCA.
Sports Camps & Clinics
Throughout the year, the Chambersburg Y hosts a variety of specialty sports camps and clinics for students in 1st - 11th grade. Camps include Basketball, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Field Hockey, Girls Lacrosse and Soccer.
Softball Pitching Clinic
Softball Pitching Clinic featuring Coach Bobby Davis. Coach Davis is a retired collegiate coach with over 25 years of softball coaching experience. He has over 600 career wins as a coach and has been inducted into 2 Hall of Fames. Each Pitcher is responsible to bring her own glove and a catcher with their own glove (non-adult catcher MUST wear face mask).
The Chambersburg YMCA is excited to partner with the Greencastle Golf Club, to offer Golf Camp for school-aged girls and boys. The camp will focus on developing level-appropriate golf skills. The camp will emphasize proper golf techniques in the skills of full swing, chipping, putting and rules of the game.
The camp focuses on developing level-appropriate and advanced cheer skills, building teamwork and emphasizing proper cheer techniques to promote safe practices in a fun environment. Instruction topics include motions, jumps, dance, cheer and safe stunting.
Boys Basketball Camp
All Skills Camp will focus on individual development of each player with emphasis on simplifying and teaching the specific court skills and movement associated with the game. Topics covered include teaching the rules of the game, shooting, passing, rebounding, dribbling, and defensive skills.
Girls Basketball Camp
Campers will participate in a series of skill development drills to focus on individual development. Topics covered include teaching the rules of the game, shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding and other skills of basketball. Coach Rideout takes great pride in running his sport camps with great basketball knowledge and passion for the game.
Field Hockey Camp
The camp will be held on the high school athletic turf field and will focus on learning the Field Hockey game rules, basic ball and stick skills and the fundamentals of the game. The participants will learn game decision making skills and how to build teamwork together in a fun relaxed environment.
The camp will introduce the girls to the game’s basic fundamentals of cradling, passing, catching and ground balls, while learning the rules of the game and positions. The girls will also be shown how to control their stick on both attack and defense, and how to create space between you and a defender to allow you to take a good shot on goal.
Chambersburg YMCA Soccer Camp is a terrific way for your child to have fun spending their mornings playing the world’s most popular sport! Each morning, campers practice their skills through a games-centered teaching approach that enhances player’s desire for soccer while teaching proper soccer techniques for future soccer achievement. Throughout camp the group will work on various techniques/skills such as dribbling, passing, receiving, shielding, and shooting.
Co-Ed Volleyball Camps and Clinics:
Grades: 6th- 9th
The Chambersburg YMCA offers a Volleyball Camp that will focus on individual development of each player with emphasis on simplifying and teaching the specific court skills and movement associated with the game. Topics covered include teaching the rules of the game, serving, passing, overhead passing, setting, hitting, blocking, individual defense and individual serve reception techniques.
Adult fitness classes are available beginning at age 12 with a Family Membership or a High School Fitness Center Membership. The following evening classes are free of charge to ages 12 and older: Body Sculpt, Cardio Kickbox, Latin Grooves and Moves, Spinning, Y Fusion, Yoga, and Zumba.