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 August 25


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, August 18, 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. Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Bowling, Surprise Sport Registration opens online August 1. Y Gym.

Time/Date: Mondays, September 13- October 25, 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.

Register online beginning August 12.

This is a flexible program that is built as a personal training program/package.

1 Hour Sessions

1 Hour - 1 Session Member -$40

1 Hour - 5 Sessions Member -$170

1 Hour-10 Sessions member $300

Grades K - 4th 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

Archery-Podium JOAD (Junior Olympic Archery Development)

For ages 6-18. JOAD is a nationwide program where certified coaches provide instruction for archers helping them progress in the sport. Beginner & Intermediate students earn achievement awards through active participation in individual and team building activities. The focus is on fundamental skills.

Advanced archers will develop skills and earn achievements, providing them a platform for competition.

Time/Date: Mondays, October 1- December 17

Beginners: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Intermediate: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Member: $75; Non-Member: $90

Advanced: Fridays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (this class will be at First Baptist Church Activity Center).
Member: $90; Non Member: $105

Registration for Spring soccer begins in February 2022. The season runs March-May. 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 February 31 are subject to a $10.00 additional fee.

Tryouts will be held 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. For more information contact the YMCA (859) 987-1395.