Y Star Basketball

Boys & Girls Ages 4-10

Basketball involves dribbling, throwing, catching and pivoting all of which help to improve motor skills by using large muscle groups and hand-eye coordination. Through basketball, kids can learn how and why it's important to communicate.

Y Star Basketball offers a chance for each participant to develop basketball skills in a welcoming and fun environment.

We offer Y Star Basketball Clinics and Leagues throughout the year.


Boys & Girls Ages 4-10

Playing soccer helps kids build valuable life skills, such as hard work, decision-making, problem-solving, and communication. It also teaches the importance of teamwork, cooperation and good sportsmanship.

YMCA Outdoor Soccer offers a chance for each participant to develop soccer skills in a welcoming and fun environment.

We offer Soccer Clinics and Soccer Leagues throughout the year.

Flag Football

Boys & Girls Ages 4-10

Flag football offers many benefits beyond fun and exercise. Mental and emotional benefits also exist when learning a new sport and working with a team.

YMCA Flag Football offers a chance for each participant to develop football skills in a welcoming and fun environment.

We offer Flag Football Clinics and Flag Football League in Spring & Fall.

Karate Classes

Boys & Girls Ages 5+

Karate is a fantastic opportunity for
children to develop self-defense skills
while engaging in physical exercise for
overall health, fitness, and enjoyment.

Tiny Tigers Ages 5 & 6
Karate Classes Ages 7+ and 15+


Boys & Girls Ages 4-9

A great introduction for boys and girls
to learn “America’s Game.”
YMCA Sluggerball T-Ball Clinic
is for beginners to get a chance
to hit the ball off a tee.

Offered June 17- 19

Swim Team

Boys & Girls
Ages 3+

On swim team children work with
swim coaches and learn to become
strong, efficient swimmers. If your child
can swim the length of the pool, 25 yards,
consider taking lessons with WYNS.


Haley Houghton
Youth and Family Program Director

Haley has been with the Woodson YMCA for over 6 years and has had the opportunity to make an impact in various roles within this organization including: Membership, Aquatics, Livestrong, Y Community Garden, Cooking Classes, The Landing and Youth & Family Programming.

Haley has a strong background in sports as a former head basketball coach and DIII basketball player. She also spent many hours working on a local organic vegetable farm and cooking, this has proven to be a great foundation for cooking classes and preparing lunch at The Landing.

Contact Haley Houghton

Email Here or
Call 715-845-2177x160

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For Youth Development

The YMCA is committed to nurturing the potential of every child and teen. From cradle to career, the Y empowers young people to lead inspired, successful lives.