YMCA of The Monterey Peninsula

Youth Sports


The YMCA Youth Sports Program helps kids become not only better players, but better people as well. It’s a progressive program, with multiple age-specific levels. Every child gets to play and the games are safe, exciting and fun. We encourage fair play, positive competition, and family involvement.


Be goal oriented! Better for Players: Separate U6, U7, U8 divisions for equal competition. U10 and U12 get yellow/red cards and highly experienced refs for enhanced game experience. Better for Parents: Easy communication and schedule tracking with our new PlayerSpace app. Better for Coaches: U.S. Soccer online training, in-person clinics and weekly practice template.

AGES: 3-13 co-ed; or 8-13 girls only

REGISTRATION: June 18-August 16

SEASON: Practices begin August 19; Games begin September 7

LOCATIONS: Games at Carmel Middle School; Practices at Tularcitos, River, CMS, Foothill, Robert Down, or Stevenson

FEES: $102* for ages 3-4; $117* for ages 5-13


Hoop it up! Youth basketball is a positive, fun, family activity that builds physical and interpersonal skills. We emphasize teamwork and fair play through fun and challenging drills, scrimmages and league play.

AGES: 3-4; and 5 and up

SEASON: July 8 - August 3

LOCATIONS: Baby Ballers (ages 3-4) and U6 games at Monterey YMCA; U8 and U10 games at Carmel Middle School; U12 and U14 teams travel between Pacific Grove, Monterey, Seaside, and North County

FEES: $96* for ages 3-4; $111* for ages 5 and up

*Annual program membership required to sign up.