YMCA of Lincoln, Nebraska

Youth Sports

YMCA of Lincoln, Nebraska

Youth Sports

 

Youth Sports Office Information

Youth Sports Office Information
Youth Sports Office Information

Fallbrook Town Center ¦ 570 Fallbrook Blvd., Suite 210, Lincoln, NE 68521 
 Phone: (402) 434-9217 ¦ Fax: (402) 434-9208 ¦ Weather Line: (402) 434-9211
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Honoring the core Y values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility; the YMCA Youth Sports Branch strives to provide a quality experience for players, coaches, and families that promotes the development of each athlete to reach their highest potential through skill refinement, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

YMCA Youth Sports Registration and Deadlines

YMCA Youth Sports Registration and Deadlines
YMCA Youth Sports Registration and Deadlines

Winter Basketball Registration Deadlines:

Early Registration Deadline: October 6
2nd Registraton Deadline: November 3
Late Registration: November 4 and after

Spirit League Registration Deadlines:

Spirit Basketball Deadline: October 8th

Fall Volleyball Registration Deadlines:

Early Registration Deadline: August 4
2nd Registraton Deadline: August 25
Late Registration: August 26 and after




 

Winter Basketball Registration Form
Fall Volleyball Registration Form
Spirit Basketball Page
Spirit Volleyball Page
Spirit Soccer Page

Youth Sports Registration Page

League Schedules

General Registration Information

General Registration Information
General Registration Information

The Youth Sports YMCA offers multiple ways to register for activities and sports. Participants are now able to register ON-LINE for clinics, micro leagues, recreational leagues and summer sports camps.

To register online you need your family pin number and an individual barcode. If you do not know your family pin number or individual barcode please contact the Youth Sports office and we can give the number to you. When registering online the YMCA Summer Sports Camps are located on the course tab and all YMCA Youth Sports leagues are located on the league tab.

YMCA Member and Community Member rates are available on-line, however no other discounts or deductions can be taken off when registering online. Registration forms can still be printed off and mailed in to the YMCA Youth Sports office or dropped off at any Lincoln YMCA location. Late registrations for Youth Sports can be done on-line, mailed or dropped off at the YMCA Youth Sports Office. The Youth Sports office does not take registrations over the phone or fax machine. The YMCA Youth Sports has a 75% refund policy (Credit on Account or Refund Check) before season begins. 

Concussion Information and Resources

Youth Sports FAQs

Youth Sports FAQs
Youth Sports FAQs

Q: How are teams formed?

A:

  • Individually by school areas, grade and previous team assignment. 
  • Friend and/or coach request. No guarantees. 
  • The YMCA has final jurisdiction. 

Q: Why are teams divided by grade levels?

A:

  • The YMCA believes it is important for participants to play with their friends in own grade level. 
  • It is possible to play a grade level above. You will not be able to sign up using on-line registration. 
  • It is not possible for a child to play a grade level lower. 

Q: How are Coaches selected?

A:

  • All coaches of the YMCA Youth Sports leagues are volunteer. 
  • Volunteering to coach a youth sports team can be a rewarding experience and a service to the youth of our community - but most of all - tons of fun! 
  • The YMCA will provide manuals, clinic and mentors to get coaches started. 
  • Please mark on the registration form if you are interested in coaching.

Q: What about practices?

A:

  • Set up by the coach in cooperation with the players once per week for 1 hour. 
  • May begin after Coach Pick-up.
  • Contact your coach about practice questions or cancellations. 

Q: How should Coaches and Fans conduct themselves?

A:

  • Coaches/spectators need to remember that the Youth Sport leagues are designed for the young people. 
  • We strive to incorporate a positive, low-key, less stressful, noncompetitive atmosphere for our participants. 
  • Inappropriate/negative behavior will not be permitted. Expulsion from the league is possible. 

Q: What about financial assistance?

A:

  • Financial assistance applicants must apply in person at our office and the application will take 7 to 10 business days. 
  • Payments are based on income, number of dependents etc. 
  • Payment is required when registering. 

Q: Registration Information?

A:

  • Deadlines are established by our office to insure time to prepare for the season. 
  • To register online you need your family pin number and an individual barcode. Contact any Lincoln YMCA Facility to obtain these numbers.
  • YMCA Member and Community Member rates are available on-line, however no other discounts or deductions can be taken off when registering online.
  • The Youth Sports office does not take registrations over the phone or fax machine.
  • Can be postmarked by the deadline.
  • Late registrations are usually not processed or sent back until after the coaches pick-up date. 
  • A late fee is assessed to cover the costs to place participants. 
  • Any late registration not placed on a team will be sent back in its entirely. 

Q: What is the refund policy?

A:

  • 75% Credit on Account or Refund Check before season begins. 
  • $20 fee on all returned checks

Youth Sports Staff

Youth Sports Staff
Youth Sports Staff
Executive Director
TJohnson [at] ymcalincoln [dot] org
402-434-9219

Youth Sports Weather Information

Youth Sports Weather Information
Youth Sports Weather Information

For inclement weather: Please call the YMCA Youth Sports Cancellation Line at 434-9211 for all YMCA Youth Sports activities. When games are cancelled a notice will also be posted on the website. Participants can also sign up at YMCA Youth Sports Text Alerts to receive a text message when games are cancelled. 

YMCA Member and Community Member rates are available by registering online, however, no other discounts (including Financial Assistance) or deductions can be taken when registering online. Please visit one of our YMCA locations to register.