YMCA of Central Ohio
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.
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Swim, Sports & Play Programs

Sports - Pee Wee, Youth & Teen

Youth Sports

Our focus on youth development provides an environment that will help each child and teen develop relationships, improve self-esteem, and build character. You will find our staff and volunteers focus on teaching the fundamentals and ensuring that everyone plays.

Sports Offered
  • Adaptive/Inclusive
  • Baseball/T-Ball
  • Basketball
  • Columbus Blue Jackets Youth Street Hockey
  • Flag Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial Arts
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field

Youth Water Activities

Swim Lessons
Swim Lessons
Learning to swim at the YMCA is more than just stroke development. Children are taught in small groups with others of their own age and skill level to facilitate the students' socialization skills. Learn More

Swim Team

Swim Team
The SEO/WV YMCA League is a competitive swim league consisting of 22 teams and approximately 1,700 swimmers from Southeast Ohio and West Virginia. Learn More

Lifeguarding

Lifeguard Training
The YMCA offers a plethera of education courses such as American Red Cross training, CPR & AED, and First Aid. Learn More
Dance

Youth Dance

  • Y-Dance Academy
  • Youth Ballet

Check your branch class schedules for availability.

Youth/Teen Fitness

Youth/Teen Fitness

Check your branch class schedules for availability.

Recreation

Recreation

  • Child/Parent Programs
  • Dances
  • Teen Clubs
  • Y-Teen Zone
  • Youth Clubs

Check your branch class schedules for availability.