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

Mondays & Wednesdays

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

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

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


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 and older beginner and yellow belt combo class.

Time/Date: Wednesdays, Jan 06, 2021 - Mar 10, 2021

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

Special 8 week session beginning Wednesday, Jan. 20th at 4:15 pm. $80 members; $100 non members.

Register online or call the front desk (859)987-1395


A non-competitive introduction to soccer for 2-4 year olds. This program is designed to teach basic soccer skills, teamwork & sportsmanship. There will be six instructional classes in our gym, and each child will receive a t-shirt.

Wednesdays, March 3-April 7; 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Fee: $35 members; $50 non-members

Pre registration required


A non competitive introduction to basketball for children 3 to 5 years old. This program is designed to teach basic basketball skills. Teamwork and sportsmanship are also taught. There will be six instructional classes in the gym. No games will be played. A t-shirt is given to each participant.

Registration now open online.

Time/Date: Mondays, March 1 - April 5, 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Fee: $35 members; $50 non members


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 by March 15.

Time/Date: Mondays & Wednesdays, March 16; 6:00 p.m. Fee: $75 members; $100 non-members

YOUTH STRENGTH & AGILITY-For Middle & High School Athletes

Sessions will include weight lifting-Combination of free weight and bodyweight training exercises to build functional muscle. Agility exercises-Circuit and Interval training to increase speed, reaction time, and agility/athleticism. Muscular endurance-Cardiovascular exercises to increase Muscular endurance and stamina. First and final sessions will include tracked portions for result analysis.

Register online March 1-April 9.

Time/Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 p.m.; April 13-April 29

Fee: $75 members; $100 non-members