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


Participants will learn about Soccer, Football, & Kickball.

Ages 5-12 years old.

Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm

$20 per kid per week

June 19th & June 21st Kickball


Participants will learn about racquetball, pickleball, & ping pong.

Ages 5-12 years old.

Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm

$20 per kid per week

July 24th & July 26th Ping Pong

July 31st & August 2nd Racquetball

August 7th & August 9th Pickleball