Youth Sports


Learn gymnastics from instructor Kelly Geoghegan, who has over 20 years' experience and has trained state champions as well as UK cheerleaders. Basic skills taught such as handstands, cartwheels, back handsprings and much more. Each class will have a limit of 12. Because of limited space, call the YMCA at 859.987.1395 to register for this program.

  • Ages: 4+
  • Fees: Members $40; Non-members $55


August 16 - September 20

Intermediate: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Beginner: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Advanced: 6:30-7:30 p.m.


August 12 - September 23 (no class September 2)

Beginner/Intermediate: 10-11 a.m.
Intermediate/Advanced: 11 a.m.-noon

Fee: Member: $40; non-member: $55


These classes are taught by Master Larry Mattox, a 6th-degree black belt. Master Larry has 40 years of martial arts experience and has been teaching for 39 years. Besides excellent self-defense, karate will teach you discipline, respect, coordination and help you build self-confidence. This 12-week session is for ages 6-adult.
Time/Dates: 10:15-11:15 a.m.; Saturdays, August 12 - October 28

Fee: Member: $100; non-member: $125

RECREATIONAL SOCCER-Season Begins in September

Registration is July 1-31. The YMCA soccer program is designed to meet each player at their current level of play and provide opportunities to increase their individual skills. The goal is that these opportunities lead to an overall enjoyment of the game for years to come. Through participation in weekly practices and games, players learn sportsmanship, how to work as a team and also build quality relationships with players and coaches in the program. The season begins in September. For kids U6-U12. Registrations taken after July 31 are subject to an additional $10.00 late fee. Fee: $50 for members; $75 non members.