YMCA of central virginia

downtown | jamerson | Express

FALL soccer


The Y is the starting point for youth to learn about becoming and staying active and developing healthy habits that they’ll carry with them throughout their lives. The benefits are more than just physical health; whether it’s gaining the confidence that comes from learning to swim or building relationships that lead to teamwork. Participation in sports at the Y is about building the whole child, from the inside out. Click below to find out more about our current offerings. 


Winter Basketball

Registration Open Date: Monday, Sept. 4, 2018


  • Ages:
  • TOTS
  • Rookies
  • 1st & 2nd
  • 3rd & 4th
  • 5th & 6th

Kick-off Week Begins: Nov 26th

Games: Dec 8th-Feb 2/9

Cost:Members:  $44 | Non-members:  $60

Registration fee includes Team Jersey 

Online registration will be available on registration open date (listed above)

Fall Soccer - Registration Happening Now

Ages: 3yrs - 13yrs


    • Registration: July 15th– August 21st
    • Coaches Clinic: August 28th or August 29th | 6pm *Mandatory for all new coaches
    • Game-Days: September 9th– Oct 19th
    • Practice and Game Location - Heritage High School 

Online registration available here

Care to Coach - If you love kids and have basic soccer knowledge, you can make an impact as a volunteer coach. Must have basic knowledge of youth soccer, and be the main contact/communicator for team families.  Children of parent coaches will not be charged for the season. 

Equipment Needed: The YMCA provides jerseys. We strongly suggest shin guards for all ages. Cleats are suggested as well, sneakers are acceptable to play in if desired. Cleating must be 100% plastic. We recommend Play-it-again sports for your sporting purchases.


This year we will be utilizing PlayerSpace software and mobile app for all of our communication needs. This downloadable app will give you access to schedules, announcements, communication and more. All practice and games schedules will be posted there and updated as needed.  This platform will also be used for weather delays/cancellations, and any other communication needs. Once registered, you will receive an email with necessary PlayerSpace information that will give you access to the software. 


1-844-350-9630: This is our new toll free youth sports hotline number.  It will also be updated on a regular basis for weather delays/cancellations and other pertinent information.  Please call this number and use the PlayerSpace platform for all communication needs.

Practices/Games Info:  The Tots teams will practice the first 30 minutes and play games the second 30 minutes of their scheduled game days/times.  All other age groups will practice one hour a week (Mondays or Wednesdays 4:30-7:00) based on their team schedule.  Games will be played Friday evenings from 5-7pm and Saturday mornings from 9am-1pm.  All schedules will be posted the week of August 26th.

Questions?  Contact Traci Williams, Director of Youth and Family Services, traciwilliams@ymcacva.org

Flag Football

Ages 8u, 10u, 13u

Cost: Members:  $44 | Non-members:  $60

Registration fee includes NFL Replica Jersey - your child's to keep!

Martial Arts

Learn self-defense, build confidence and get fit with Kempo Karate Jiu-Jitsu at the Y. We offer classes for youth, teens and adults. 



Ages 5-12
Monday & Wednesday @ 6pm
Friday @ 5:30pm


Teen & Adults
Monday & Wednesday @ 7pm
Friday @ 6:30pm


Spring Soccer


T Ball

Registration Open Date: April 1, 2019


TOTS: 3-4 years old

Rookies: Rookies 5-6 years old

Kick-off Week Begins: May 20th

Games: June 1st - 29thd

Cost: Members:  $44 | Non-members:  $60

Registration fee includes Team Jersey!

Online registration will be available on registration open date (listed above)


Calling teens ages 12-17! Instructor Carmen Quinteros, former Lynchburg College Hornet wants to teach you the fundamentals of volleyball. Carmen brings over 12 years of playing and instructional experience to this exciting new program. 

For more information contact our Youth Sports Coordinator.

434-582-1900 (Jamerson) 434-847-5597 (Downtown) 434-455-5996 (Express) 434-200-7097 (Bowen Wellness Center)