YMCA of Alexandria Minnesota

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Swim, Sports & Play

The Y is the starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active and developing healthy habits they'll carry with them throughout their lives. And the benefits are far greater than just physical health. Whether it's gaining the confidence that comes from learning to swim or building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork, participating in sports at the Y is about building the whole child, from the inside out. Click on the program season you are interested in to see the great programs we offer.

Summer

Youth T-Ball

Youth T-ball is an introductory baseball program for both boys and girls ages 4 to 2 grade. Players are introduced to the basics of the games of baseball and softball. Players are shown the basics of hitting, throwing, catching and base running within a framework of teamwork and sportsmanship. Players transition to different age groups each summer.

Program transitions:

  • Beginners Rookie T-Ball (Ages 4-5)
  • Rookie T-Ball (Ages 5-6)

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Sports Specific Skills Development Camps

Sports specific camps provide opportunities for players to develop fundamental skills, understanding of team concepts, and mental approaches to a variety of athletics. Players gain self-confidence through development and maximizing potential as an individual and teammate.

Sports may include:

  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
Progressive Swim Lessons

Classes are offered for participants 6 months of age through adult. In each swim level your child will learn YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, along with personal safety, personal growth, stroke development and water games & rescue.

Progressive lessons transitions include:

  • Parent/Child
  • Beginning Swim Lessons (Ages 3-5)
  • Intermediate Swim Lessons (Ages 6+)

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Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are available for those who want to work on advanced skills or even learn the basic skills with one on one attention. Participants work at their own skill level, and set lesson times according to your schedule.

Please call Cahil to register, or schedule, (320) 834 9622.

Gym & Swim

Kids will have a blast and gain social skills for the upcoming school year. Time in the gym, will build coordination, balance and flexibility. Time in the pool will introduce children to the water with flotation devices and rudimentary paddling and kicking. Classes are 45 minutes of gym, 10 minute transition and 35 minutes of swim.

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Water Sports & Games

In water sports & games, participants will explore water activities in either team or individual environments.

Water Sports may include:

  • Wet Ball
  • Water Volleyball
  • Underwater Hockey
  • Water Kick Ball
  • Water Basketball

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Recreational Gymnastics

Alexandria YMCA recreational gymnastics introduces basic gymnastics skills in a teacher-student environment, like stretching, pointing toes, forwards rolls, and handstands (Tiny Tumblers); and a greater introduction to basic gymnastics skills in a teacher-student environment like the beam, bars, and floor exercise.

Gymnastics Transitions Include:

  • Tiny Tumblers (3-4 years)
  • Junior Jumpers (5-6 years)

Program Registration

Fall

Youth Flag Football

The Alexandria Area YMCA offers fall youth flag football league for boys and girls, ages 4 through 4th grade. This program stresses the basic fundamentals of football, and applies them in game situations.

Football Program transitions:

  • Pre-K/K
  • 1&2 Grade
  • 3&4 Grade

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Youth Soccer

Young players will learn the basic fundamentals of soccer, dribbling, passing and kicking.

Soccer Program transitions:

  • Pre-K/K
  • 1&2 Grade
Progressive Swim Lessons

Classes are offered for participants 6 months of age through adult. In each swim level your child will learn YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, along with personal safety, personal growth, stroke development and water games & rescue.

Progressive lessons transitions include:

  • Parent/Child
  • Beginning Swim Lessons (Ages 3-5)
  • Intermediate Swim Lessons (Ages 6+)

Program Registration

Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are available for those who want to work on advanced skills or even learn the basic skills with one on one attention. Participants work at their own skill level, and set lesson times according to your schedule.

Please call Cahil to register, or schedule, (320) 834 9622.

Gym & Swim

Kids will have a blast and gain social skills for the upcoming school year. Time in the gym, will build coordination, balance and flexibility. Time in the pool will introduce children to the water with flotation devices and rudimentary paddling and kicking. Classes are 45 minutes of gym, 10 minute transition and 35 minutes of swim.

Program Registration

Water Sports & Games

In water sports & games, participants will explore water activities in either team or individual environments.

Water Sports may include:

  • Wet Ball
  • Water Volleyball
  • Underwater Hockey
  • Water Kick Ball
  • Water Basketball

Program Registration

Recreational Gymnastics

Alexandria YMCA recreational gymnastics introduces basic gymnastics skills in a teacher-student environment, like stretching, pointing toes, forwards rolls, and handstands (Tiny Tumblers); and a greater introduction to basic gymnastics skills in a teacher-student environment like the beam, bars, and floor exercise.

Gymnastics Transitions Include:

  • Tiny Tumblers (3-4 years)
  • Junior Jumpers (5-6 years)

Program Registration

Winter

Youth Basketball

This program is a great way to learn the fundamentals of basketball passing, shooting and dribbling!

Basketball programs may include:

  • Skills Development Programs
  • March Madness 3 on 3
  • Shot Contests

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Indoor Youth Baseball

Indoor Youth Baseball is a great way to stay competitive during the offseason! The YMCA uses equipment like pitching mounds, batting cages, and pitching machines for structured programs, and rentals.

Feature baseball programs may include:

  • Indoor Hitting League
  • Indoor Pitching Clinic
  • Batting Cage Rentals
  • Baseball Gym Rentals

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Progressive Swim Lessons

Classes are offered for participants 6 months of age through adult. In each swim level your child will learn YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, along with personal safety, personal growth, stroke development and water games & rescue.

Progressive lessons transitions include:

  • Parent/Child
  • Beginning Swim Lessons (Ages 3-5)
  • Intermediate Swim Lessons (Ages 6+)

Program Registration

Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are available for those who want to work on advanced skills or even learn the basic skills with one on one attention. Participants work at their own skill level, and set lesson times according to your schedule.

Please call Cahil to register, or schedule, (320) 834 9622.

Gym & Swim

Kids will have a blast and gain social skills for the upcoming school year. Time in the gym, will build coordination, balance and flexibility. Time in the pool will introduce children to the water with flotation devices and rudimentary paddling and kicking. Classes are 45 minutes of gym, 10 minute transition and 35 minutes of swim.

Program Registration

Water Sports & Games

In water sports & games, participants will explore water activities in either team or individual environments.

Water Sports may include:

  • Wet Ball
  • Water Volleyball
  • Underwater Hockey
  • Water Kick Ball
  • Water Basketball

Program Registration

Recreational Gymnastics

Alexandria YMCA recreational gymnastics introduces basic gymnastics skills in a teacher-student environment, like stretching, pointing toes, forwards rolls, and handstands (Tiny Tumblers); and a greater introduction to basic gymnastics skills in a teacher-student environment like the beam, bars, and floor exercise.

Gymnastics Transitions Include:

  • Tiny Tumblers (3-4 years)
  • Junior Jumpers (5-6 years)

Program Registration

Year 'Round

Progressive Swim Lessons

Classes are offered for participants 6 months of age through adult. In each swim level your child will learn YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, along with personal safety, personal growth, stroke development and water games & rescue.

Progressive lessons transitions include:

  • Parent/Child
  • Beginning Swim Lessons (Ages 3-5)
  • Intermediate Swim Lessons (Ages 6+)

Program Registration

Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are available for those who want to work on advanced skills or even learn the basic skills with one on one attention. Participants work at their own skill level, and set lesson times according to your schedule.

Please call Cahil to register, or schedule, (320) 834 9622.

Gym & Swim

Kids will have a blast and gain social skills for the upcoming school year. Time in the gym, will build coordination, balance and flexibility. Time in the pool will introduce children to the water with flotation devices and rudimentary paddling and kicking. Classes are 45 minutes of gym, 10 minute transition and 35 minutes of swim.

Program Registration

Water Sports & Games

In water sports & games, participants will explore water activities in either team or individual environments.

Water Sports may include:

  • Wet Ball
  • Water Volleyball
  • Underwater Hockey
  • Water Kick Ball
  • Water Basketball

Program Registration

Recreational Gymnastics

Alexandria YMCA recreational gymnastics introduces basic gymnastics skills in a teacher-student environment, like stretching, pointing toes, forwards rolls, and handstands (Tiny Tumblers); and a greater introduction to basic gymnastics skills in a teacher-student environment like the beam, bars, and floor exercise.

Gymnastics Transitions Include:

  • Tiny Tumblers (3-4 years)
  • Junior Jumpers (5-6 years)

Program Registration