Youth Sports and Recreation
The Y nurtures the potential of children through sports by strengthening character in our youth, engaging families, and building lasting relationships. Youth learn new skills, make new friends, develop essential character traits, and set individual and team goals. Our programs improve self-confidence, promote diversity and build skills. From soccer, basketball, t-ball and floor hockey, to karate and rock climbing the Y has something to keep your child active and engaged for every season.
Adult Sports and Recreation
The kids don't have to have all the fun! Whether you’re a serious athlete or enjoy pick up basketball we applaud your commitment to leading a staying active. At the Y, we offer an array of wellness challenges, sports leagues and conditioning classes for adults. We invite you to meet new people, try something new, or stay active and connect with friends at the Y! Basketball, volleyball, pickleball, flag foot-ball? We have you covered.
PRESCHOOL SPORTS: Where every child is an MVP!
At our Ys, our sports staff, coaches and volunteers all share a singular vision of helping all youth reach their full potential in life. We leverage the excitement and passion around recreational and competitive programming to create a healthy outlet for children to gain new skills, develop a sense of team and connect with positive role models. We encourage and include activities that help in developing gross motor skills, hand eye coordination and encourage love for sports, all while having fun.
YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL
Don't miss our NEW Fall Flag Football League! We are thrilled to join force with New England Warriors on this action-packed program. Evaluations will take place at the Plaistow Y on Saturday, September
YOUTH BASKETBALL at the Haverhill YMCA
Join us for the largest Basketball League of the year! This division is filled with dedicated volunteer coaches who help teach your child about teamwork, sportsmanship, and gameplay. Divisions are grouped by 1st/2nd grade, 3rd/4th grade, 5th/6th grade, and 7th/8th grade. Games will be held on Saturdays (all grades) and potentially Thursdays (some 7th/8th grade) , times will vary based on each week's match-ups. Coaches will schedule practice times one night a week for divisions 3rd grade and older.
Men's Floor Hockey League:
Our men's 18+ floor hockey league plays a 8 week regular season followed by 2 weeks of playoffs. Join our league today and enjoy 10 weeks of fun friendly competition. Enter as a team or free agent.
Women's Floor Hockey League:
Our women's 21+ floor hockey league plays a 8 week regular season followed by 2 weeks of playoffs. Join our league today and enjoy 10 weeks of fun friendly competition. Enter as a team or free agent.
Men's Basketball League:
Our men's 21+ basketball league plays a 8 week regular season followed by 2 weeks of playoffs. Join as a team or free agent.
Legends Basketball League:
Our men's 48+ legends basketball league plays a 10 week regular season followed by 2-3 weeks of playoffs. Standings and Stats are kept and updated weekly. Teams are picked through a draft process.