Youth Development

Youth Recreational Programs




Fall Soccer

For any youth in grades K-6th in the area looking to get introduced to the sport of soccer or continue to work on skills. This program will help players at all levels develop while having fun. Program will meet Thursday evenings for all ages.

Fall Volleyball

Participants in Fall Volleyball will have the opportunity to grow in their understanding of the sport and further develop their skills. Practices will take place on Wednesday nights with games on Saturdays. Open to youth in grades 3rd-6th.

Flag Football

Flag Football is for boys and girls in 2nd-3rd grade. This program provides young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in non-contact, continuous action while learning the rules and fundamentals of the game.

Nerf Football

This program is designed to give all participants, K-1st grade, the chance to the learn about the game of football in this easy to learn football league. This program is primarily skills and drills with a light scrimmage. This is a non contact league everything is provided for your player just show up in appropriate athletic attire.

Dance Camp

Dance Camp is a one week clinic for girls interested in dance. This clinic gives girls a great opportunity to learn and have fun. This camp is at the YMCA and open to any girls in Kindergarten to 6th grade. Participants will have an opportunity to perform as well at the end of the week!

Homeschool Gym

Learn new sports and games once a week. This exciting program is open to any Home schooled youth in the Worthington area. This will give your child an opportunity to interact with others and have fun all while meeting their physical education requirements through structured staff run activities.


Join the YMCA and our nationwide Fall Esports league! Open for Middle-School and High-School participants. Games to compete in include: NBA 2K, Rocket League and Smash Bros. League play will take place in a hybrid format where participants may use YMCA resources such as monitors/TVs, space and internet or participate from home. All participants must furnish their own consoles and games to participate. If you wish to participate but do not have a console, please contact Cory at the YMCA for options.

Registration closes August 30th. Team Meeting September 2nd, at 7:00pm.

Registration: $5.00 Y-Member

$10.00 Non-Member

Practices begin week of Sept. 13;

League play begins Sept. 20.

FIRST Lego League (FLL)

First Lego League (FLL) is an exciting and fun global robotics program that ignites an enthusiasm for discovery, science, and technology. There are non-competitive and competitive teams for kids ages 9-14. FLL teams embark on adventurous challenges based on current, real-world issues. Guided by a team coach and assisted by mentors. Kids engage in playful and meaningful learning; experience fun, creative, hands-on learning; think like scientists and engineers; connect to their community; experiment and overcome obstacles; buildself-esteem and confidence.

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YMCA After-School Academy

Join us for this amazing new opportunity! This program is designed to assist students grades 1st-8th with schoolwork, while also providing a place for kids to have fun and interact with others. Also included with physical and enrichment activities as well as a snack. Check out our YMCA After-School Academy flyer for more information!


This program is to introduce kids to sports and teach them basic skills for each. The sports offered are: Soccer, T-ball, and basketball. Sign up for one sport or sign up for them all. These programs will each be lead by YMCA staff and take place on Saturday mornings.

Winter Programs

JO Volleyball

Travel Basketball

Christmas Day Camp

Homeschool Gym

Kindergarten Basketball

Youth Basketball

Indoor Soccer


Youth Weightlifting

Spring Programs

Spring Soccer


Homeschool Gym

Competitive Travel Soccer

Recreational Travel Soccer

Summer Programs

Summer Brochure available April 9th!

Summer Kickoff Event - More Info To Come!

Adventure Day Camp (Ages 5-10)

Preschool Day Camp (Ages 3-5)


PeeWee Baseball


Girls Softball


Track & Field

Worthington All-Comers Track Meet

Youth Weightlifting

Volleyball Camp

Basketball Camp

Soccer Camp

Swim Camp

Worthington FC Travel Soccer

Financial Assistance Available 

No one will be turned away because you can't afford to pay for a program. Financial assistance is available. Click here for more information.

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