In the YMCA sports leagues, we focus on skill development and strengthening those skills throughout the duration of the sports program. Youth Sports emphasize the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility while focusing on three key elements:

  • Character Building - By stressing teamwork and the Y’s core values, our sports leagues help teach youth how to be both good sports and good citizens. At the Y, what happens off the field is just as important as what happens on the field.
  • Skill Development - Our emphasis on teaching and personal improvement fosters an ideal environment for Youth Sports participants to learn and develop their athletic skills.
  • Caring Adults - We recruit parents, community members, and adult athletes who are committed to providing a positive experience for everyone. Each of our Youth Sports Coaches goes through a YMCA Coach's Orientation and commits to modeling the Y’s core values.


Volunteer Coaches make a difference one season at a time

We believe that a youth sports program is only as strong as its coaches and that is why we want you to have all the tools you need for your season. Below are coaches and parents handbooks, along with required training for all our coaches.

The Coaches Handbook is designed for coaches with information on all of the following; YMCA sports overview, risk and injury prevention, character development, practice guidlines and tips, working with parents and officials, coaches troubleshooting guide, and more.

CDC Concussion Training
YMCA Safety & Emergency Course
Coaching YMCA Youth Sports

The Y is for everyone. Financial Assistance is available


Parent's handbook

Watch for more information coming soon. 


Soccer, Cross Country and Flag Football


Jr. Cavs Basketball
Registration going on now - October 13th - 5:00pm
For more information (click here)


Flag Football and Soccer


Track, T-Ball and Coach Pitch Baseball

For more information: Contact Ryan Huss, to inquire about current and upcoming sports sessions and camps.


Parent's Handbook


Participants will learn self-defense techniques in the attacking and blocking positions of Shotokan karate while building physical fitness, personal character, and self-confidence. Karate is designed for you and adults, recommended starting age is 5 years old.

Novice - Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-6:10pm
Advanced - Mondays & Wednesdays 6:10-7:30pm
Members: $40 PP:$60

Schedule a time for your team to come out to the Bucyrus YMCA and practice your baseball or softball skills using our indoor cage. Baseball pitching machine available upon request. Batting cage is available by appointment, time slots are $45 per hour for entire baseball or softball team. Contact the YMCA today to schedule your time slot in our batting cage at 419-562-6218.

For more information, contact the Bucyrus YMCA at 419-562-6218 or email Nicole Brooks at