YMCA DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE
YMCA Sports Leagues are developmental with an emphasis on good sportsmanship and an understanding of the game
Children ages 3 to 10 years old. We offer 4U, 6U, 8U & 10U leagues. If there are not enough participants in one age group, we will combine them with another group.
Household Members: $10
Youth Members: $85
Jersey - $25/child (New jerseys will be used for 2024 so all participants must purchase a new jersey)
Our new sports jerseys are multi-purpose and can be worn for any sport/fitness team or group that the Y has to offer (besides the Thunder Basketball League). You can purchase your jersey for $25 at the Member Information Center.
WHAT TO BRING/WEAR
Closed-toed athletic shoes or rubber molded cleats (no metal baseball cleats)
Weather Appropriate Attire
PRACTICE & GAME INFORMATION
All games will be played at the Cleveland County Family YMCA fields.
If a game is moved to a practice day, the game will override the practice
Please do not park on the grass
Athletes will receive a medal at or after the final Soccer game
Early: Dec 5 - Feb 18
Late: Feb 19-25
Feb 27th at 6:00 PM at the Cleveland County Family YMCA
Week of March 25
TBD (All games will be played on Saturdays)
Frequently Asked Questions
I SIGNED MY CHILD UP, NOW WHAT?
You will receive an email/text with the following information before the first practice:
Practice night, time and location
I DID NOT RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH INFORMATION, NOW WHAT?
If you have not received any information by the week of first practices, please email or call Shane Richardson, Director of Athletics, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (405)364-9622 ext. 137 with your child's name and age. Do not call the YMCA main line as they will not have the information.
WHEN DO PRACTICES START?
Practices start the week of March 25th and are one day per week for 45-60 minutes long. You can get your practice information from your team coach.
WHEN WILL WE PLAY GAMES?
Games will start Saturday, April 6th. Your team's game schedule will be given to you by your team coach.
WHERE DO I GET MY JERSEY?
Jerseys can be purchased for $25 at the Member Information Center during normal Y operating hours. You do not need to wear the jersey to practices but it will be required for games so please have yours purchased before April 6th.
Because we focus on development, we rely on parents to volunteer to Coach. Each team needs a volunteer parent or guardian to step up and coach the players. If you enjoy being a leader and teaching children the fundamentals of good sportsmanship, then you would make a perfect Volunteer Coach!
If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer Coach for a youth sports team, you will need to fill out our volunteer paperwork and background check form. You can download a fillable PDF version of the paperwork below. When you are finished, email it to our Director of Athletics, Shane Richardson at email@example.com