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Youth Sports - FAQ
Thanks for your interest in YMCA of Austin Youth Sports.
Hopefully you can find the answers to some of your questions here. For further details, please contact the Youth Sports Director at the branch nearest you.
All parents will receive a confirmation email within a week of their registration, containing league information, including when to expect team assignments and practice details. Coaches will begin contacting parents one to two weeks before the first scheduled game. If you did not provide a valid contact email address, please contact the Youth Sports Director at your home branch listed below. This will ensure that we can communicate with you.
Practice times and locations are scheduled by volunteer coaches, not by YMCA Youth Sports Directors. Your volunteer coach will inform you of your child's practice time and location about one to two weeks before the first game. Kinder soccer, kinder hoops, and tee-ball leagues do not practice during the week.
No, many games are held at YMCA facilities, but some games are held at local parks, churches, or schools including Sunset Valley Elementary, Jollyville Elementary, Spicewood Elementary, Bailey Middle School, Small Middle School, Dahlstrom Middle School, or Texas School for the Deaf.
Yes, every child must participate in every game and every child should receive basically the same amount of playing time, regardless of skill level. YMCA Youth Sports stress child-oriented attitudes by keeping winning in perspective, having fun, improving physical fitness, and working with the whole child. In YMCA Youth Sports, the child comes first and winning comes second.
Bastrop YMCA: Eric Doll 512-321-9622
East Communities YMCA: Roger Harner 512-933-9622
Hays Communities YMCA: Jay Heinrich 512-523-0099
Northwest Family YMCA: Ethan Lnych 512-335-9622
North Austin YMCA: Tiera Johnson 512-973-9622
Springs Family YMCA: Steven Carr 512-894-3309
Southwest Family YMCA: Joe McNeeley 512-891-9622
TownLake YMCA: Kristin Mohon 512-542-9622