Sports

At the YMCA of Greater Brandywine, our sports programs help people of all ages develop the ability, confidence and desire to be active for life. Those with a desire to play team sports should browse our youth and adult sports leagues. 

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Additional Sports

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine offers a wide variety of sports including floor hockey, fencing, kickball, running programs and general sports instruction for younger children. 

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Baseball

Baseball is America's pastime, and where better to learn the national sport than the YMCA of Greater Brandywine! YMCA baseball leagues emphasize fun, teamwork, sportsmanship and inclusion, while encouraging kids to be active – a benefit to them both physically and mentally, as active kids are not only healthier, but do better in school.

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Basketball

Our basketball program combines team play and individual skills in a fun and supportive environment through our basketball leagues, clinics or classes. Kids can develop their basketball skills including passing, receiving, shooting, footwork and dribbling. Not only will they have an opportunity to improve their technique, but they'll also build social skills, gain confidence and develop leadership skills.

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Flag Football

With a focus on improving basic football skills, team work and sportsmanship, this recreational flag football league is perfect for pre-teen athletes. Volunteer coaches lead football drills emphasizing passing, receiving and blocking skills, while advancing offensive and defensive strategies.

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Gymnastics

Flying through the air and sticking the landing is just one of the iconic images of gymnastics. Since modern gymnastics took its current form in 1954, the YMCA has been a part of this popular sport, offering fun gymnastics opportunities for children of all ages and abilities. YMCA gymnastics emphasizes fun and sportsmanship while encouraging kids to be active in life.

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Soccer

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world. The YMCA of Greater Brandywine is one of the best places to learn and play this worldwide game and have a lot of fun while doing it! YMCA soccer emphasizes fun, teamwork, sportsmanship and inclusion for all, while encouraging kids to be active – a benefit to them both physically and mentally, as active kids are not only healthier, but do better in school.

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Tennis

 

Tennis is a great way to keep your body fit and your mind sharp. Playing on a regular basis can help you develop hand-eye coordination and improve your speed, balance, strength and flexibility.

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