Daddy Daughter Dance

All ages

Join us for a night of fun at the York Branch YMCA to celebrate a good time with Daddies and Daughters (Grandpas and Uncles are welcome too!) The night includes dancing to music provided by a DJ, refreshments, and quality bonding with friends and family.  Learn more





Will be held at the York Branch for ages 11-15 beginning mid-October. Will be held at the Bob Hoffman Branch for ages 8-10 beginning mid-January.


Fencing – Beginner

Youth and Adult Sports

This class is based upon the fundamentals and beginning steps of fencing. Come learn to fence and have a great time. Offered at the Southern and York branches.


Girls Volleyball – Summer Fun In The Sand

Ages 10-18

In a recreational setting, participants will enjoy getting sand between their toes while playing in a sand tournament.  Divisions based on skill levels and ages, 10 through 18. Come as a team or individuals will be placed on a team.  All skill levels welcomed.

Cousler Park (1060 Church Road)   /   6:30-8PM

$5/YMCA Member/
$10/Non-Member *individual per date
Register by returning the registration form and payment to the York YMCA or mailing to the York YMCA.

June 12:  2 vs 2 tournament June 26:  3 vs 3 tournament July 17:   4 vs 4 tournament July 24:   2 vs 2 tournament


Girls Volleyball – Summer Skills Camp

Ages 10-18

Monday nights at the York YMCA (90 N. Newberry St.). Ages 10-13: 6-7:30PM
Ages 14-18: 7:30-9PM
$5/YMCA Member, $10/Non-Member (per date) Register by returning the registration form and payment to the York YMCA or mailing to the York YMCA.

June 17:  Hitting/Blocking

July 1: Passing

Must register no later than three business days in advance.


Guest Instructors – Stacy Markel (4 year starter as a middle hitter at IOP, All Region Junior and Senior year

Heather Shoemaker – 14 years coaching (High school, middle school)


Intro to Lacrosse

Ages 5-9

In this program participants will learn the fundamentals of lacrosse. Participants will learn the sport of lacrosse through fun games and drills. This program is intended for the player with little or no lacrosse experience. This program is offered in the fall and spring seasons.

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Intro to Martial Arts

Spirit, Mind and Body

Gain a basic understanding of the function of stance, distance, timing, body movement, footwork, angles, kata, partner drills and applications, breathing and posture in this 6 week introductory course.  Offered at the Dover Branch YMCA.



Preschool Sports Mix

Ages 3-5

Sports Mix is a 6 week program that will provide your child with exposure to basketball and soccer. Classes introduce fundamentals through a variety of fun games and activities that will keep your child moving. This class gives the child an introduction to the specific sport classes that we teach at the Y.

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T-Ball – Spring Co-Ed League

Ages 4 - 8

For beginners and experienced players. Participants will learn and enhance their baseball/softball skills including throwing, fielding, hitting and more through instruction, practices and games. Youth who are ready to advance past hitting off the tee, will gain “soft-pitch” from the staff and coaches. This program begins in early April and is held at the Bob Hoffman YMCA only.

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Teen Sports Conditioning

Ages 11 - 19

This 10 week program meets twice weekly and focuses on sport-specific training drills, skills, and agility to increase performance, speed and overall conditioning for youth ages 11 – 19.


Volleyball – Girls Intramural Program

Ages 8 - 15

This program is for girls of all skill levels, ages 8-15. 8-10 year olds will be held at the Bob Hoffman Branch and 11-15 year olds will be held at the York Branch. Programs are offered in early September, mid-November, early February, and early April.


Volleyball – York Branch Girls Club

Ages 11 - 18

This program is for girls who want to practice and compete at a high school level. Practices are twice a week from December through May with weekend tournaments twice a month from January through May at locations throughout Pennsylvania. If you want to learn from highly qualified instructors and prepare for our intramural program, club volleyball and/or school volleyball the York Branch YMCA offers a three-day volleyball clinic.  Learn more


YMCA Competitive Swim Team

Competitive swimming ages 5 - 18

The York YMCA’s Competitive Swim Team is open to youth of all levels & abilities. It is the perfect program for those who love to swim but have never competed on a team It is ideally for those who enjoy competitive swimming but enjoy a low pressure, relaxed atmosphere. It is especially beneficial for high school swimmers wishing to stay in shape during the off-season. Swimmers compete in local swim meets that give them friendly competition and teach them sportsmanship and teamwork. Practice is held at two locations, the Graham Aquatic Center, located at 543 N. Newberry Street in York, and the York YMCA Southern Branch, located at 100 Constitution Ave in Shrewsbury.

Time Varies by Location


Youth Basketball

Ages 4-11

For ages 4-11 who wish to learn and expand on the fundamentals of basketball through instruction, practices, and games. Appropriate basket heights for each age group. Begins in early December at the York and Bob Hoffman Branches, and again in early April at the York Branch. Program also begins in November and again in January at the Southern Branch.

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Youth Soccer

Ages 4 - 11

This program for ages 4-11, is designed to introduce the sport of soccer and enhance skills in a team format through instruction, practice, and games. Outdoor soccer begins in mid-September at the York, Bob Hoffman, and Southern Branches. Indoor soccer begins in early February at the York and Bob Hoffman Branches, and November and March at the Southern Branch.


Youth Triathlon

A youth swim, bike, run event for kids ages 7 and older.  Hosted by the York YMCA Aquatic Club, this event encourages youth to try a new sport.  Free swim clinics are included in the registration.  Learn more