Bucyrus Area YMCA

Youth Sports

Coaches Corner

In the YMCA sports leagues, we focus on skill development and strengthening those skills throughout the duration of the sports program. Youth Sports emphasize the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility while focusing on three key elements:

Character Building

By stressing teamwork and the Y’s core values, our sports leagues help teach youth how to be both good sports and good citizens. At the Y, what happens off the field is just as important as what happens on the field.

Skill Development

Our emphasis on teaching and personal improvement fosters an ideal environment for Youth Sports participants to learn and develop their athletic skills.

Caring Adults

We recruit parents, community members, and adult athletes who are committed to providing a positive experience for everyone. Each of our Youth Sports Coaches goes through a YMCA Coach's Orientation and commits to modeling the Y’s core values.

The Y is for everyone. Financial Assistance is available.

Parent's Handbook


July 17th-August 25th

Ages 6-18 years old.

Coaches will be working with kids on pitching, batting, fielding & any other knowledge of baseball & softball. Kids will be divided toward age gorup and experience of the sport.

Clinics will be held indoors & outdoors.

Softball Clinics

Tuesdays 6-8pm

Baseball Clinics

Thursdays 6-8pm

M:$ 15 PP:$30


Participants will learn self-defense techniques in the attacking and blocking positions of Shotokan karate while building physical fitness, personal character and self-confidence, with our black belt level instructor Linda Bassett. Karate club is designed for youth and adults, recommended starting age is 5 years. For more information, contact Linda at 419.561.0663

Novice - Monday & Wednesday 5:30 – 6:10 PM

Advanced - Monday & Wednesday 6:10 – 7:30 PM
Fee - Members: $40 Potential Members: $60


Registration Deadline: September 10th

Session: September 18th – October 29th

Ages: 7-10 years old

Members $20 Non-Members $40

Join us for Flag Football this fall! Flag football focuses on teaching players basic skills, teamwork, & sportsmanship. All participants will get equal opportunity to play.

Coaches meeting will be scheduled for the week of September 11th. Practices will be held once a week at each team coach’s discretion. Games will be on Saturday

mornings, first game will be on September 23rd at 11 am.

*Volunteer Coaches needed.