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 $50; Non-members $65


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

Beginner/Low Intermediate: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

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

New Session begins June 2- Pre Register


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 build self-confidence. This 12 week session is for ages 6 through adult.

Time/Date: New Session-Wednesdays, July 21, 2021

Fee: $100 members; $125 non-members. Pre registration required-online www.parisbourbonymca.org or call (859)987-1395.


This is a multi sport program that allows youth 3-5 to experience a variety of 6 different sports and activities! This is a 6 session program with a different sport fea-tured each week. Kickball, Frisbee, Track & Field, Volley-ball, football, Martial Arts Registration opens online May 3rd. Outdoors at the Y Soccer Fields.

Time/Date: Mondays, June 7-July 12, 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Fee: $35 members; $50 non members

Pre registration required


If you are a young athlete (school teams or travel teams), ages 13-18 looking to improve your basketball skills, we are offering a program with individual training sessions with a former college player. This program offers specialized drills to promote offensive skillset. Dribbling, ball handling, shooting, footwork, body position, technique & form will all be covered.

Pre- Register online.

Time/Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 13-Aug. 5; 6:00 p.m. Fee: $50 members; $75 non-members

Registration for Fall soccer begins July 1-31. The season runs August-October. For kids U6-U12
Fee: $60 members; $85 non members
Register online at www.parisbourbonymca.org or at the front desk of the YMCA. Registrations after July 31 are subject to a $10.00 additional fee.

Tryouts will be held in early June for U11-U14 – dates to be announced. The fee is $125 for one season. Annual Teams U13 & younger, $200 to play both fall & spring seasons. Teams formed at June tryouts. Register online or at the YMCA. For more information contact the YMCA (859) 987-1395.

Grades K - 3rd are Welcome to Register for the Y's New Co-ed Flag Football Program. Games will be on Sundays and will start September 12-League will run 4-6 weeks depending on registration numbers. Fee: $60 for YMCA members; $85 for non-members. Late Registration will result in a $10 late fee. There will be a MANDATORY SKILLS DAY: August 22; 1-3 p.m., at the YMCA Soccer Fields. Bring water, tennis shoes, athletic wear and a Smile. Register Online: August 2 - 20