Youth Sports


Learn gymnastics from instructor McKenna Geoghegan, former Division 1 Cheerleader and UCA Staff member. Basic skills taught such as handstands, cartwheels, back handsprings and much more. Each class will have a limit of 14. Because of limited space, call the YMCA at 859.987.1395 to register for this program.

  • Ages: 5+
  • Fees: Members $50; Non-members $65 + sales tax


Intermediate: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Advanced: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Beginner/Low Intermediate: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Beginner/Low Intermediate: 6:30-7:30 p.m.


Classes are taught by Master Larry Mattox & Sifu Shea Hill. Master Larry is a 6th-degree black belt. Master Larry has 45 years of martial arts experience. Sifu Shea Hill is a 3rd degree black belt. Besides excellent self-defense, kung fu will teach you discipline, respect, coordination and help build self confidence. This 12 week session is for ages 6 through adult. Pre-register online. Sessions begin consecutively every 12 weeks.
Time/Date: Intermediate-Wednesdays, 4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.
Fee: $100 members; $125 non members + tax.

Pre registration required-online or call (859)987-1395.


Registration for Spring soccer begins Feb. 1, 2024. The season runs March- May. For kids U6-U12
Fee: $63.60 members; $90.10 non members with sales tax.
Register online at or at the front desk of the YMCA. Late registrations are subject to a $10.00 additional fee, are not guaranteed and will only be accepted if there is availabilty on teams.


We also offer Select Soccer. Please call (859) 987-1395 for questions about Fall Select Soccer Program.
Season dates are subjet to change.


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.

Late Registration will result in a $10 late fee. There will be a MANDATORY SKILLS DAY at the Legion Park Field, on top of hill. Bring water, tennis shoes, athletic wear and a Smile.

Register Online: July 11 - August 20 ,2023

Skill day: August 20th
Fee: $60 for Members, $85 for Nonmembers
Ages: 5-10


Registration is in Winter January 6-Feb. 25, 2024. This is our coed Recreational Basketball program for ages Kindergarten through 5th grade.

This recreational basketball program will build stronger skills and help gain self-confidence. Basketball at the Y is about more than just the game. It is about building the whole child, from inside out. Trained coaches focus on building players core skills such as ball handling, defense, offense, rebounding, shooting, conditioning, and more. All levels are welcome and will be assessed during skills clinics hosted by the Y.

Dates: January 6-February 25, 2024
Registration Dates: October 16-November 19, 2023
Mandatory Skills Day: Watch for date and time of skills day to be released.
Member: $60; Non-Member: $85