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Sports & Recreation


At the Y, sports and recreational activities are something special. Friendly competition (even with yourself), lots of variety and a supportive environment means team sports and recreation is fun again, and it makes for a healthier lifestyle and a good story or two. Improve skills, make new friends, be active and learn to love a sport at the Y.

Program Offerings

Birthday Parties & Rentals

The Y is the perfect venue for your next birthday party, event, or sports game! We offer facility rentals and fun birthday party options, including pool parties, sports and gym parties, lock-ins and more.

Youth & Teen Activities

Teen centers, music, arts—there’s a lot more than sports at the Y, giving kids the chance to exert energy, try new things, make friends and build life skills!

Family Activities

Have fun as a family participating in various healthy and enjoyable activities at the Y!

Golf at The First Tee of Hampton Roads

The First Tee of Hampton Roads is a program of the YMCA of South Hampton Roads that teaches life skills and character values through the game of golf. We offer The First Tee golf and life skills certification program, school programs, summer camps and family golf time. Golfers learn golf fundamentals, rules and etiquette, as well as The First Tee's Nine Core Values, Nine Healthy Habits and more.

Youth & Adult Sports

In youth sports, participants learn new skills, make new friends and set individual and team goals, all while improving self-confidence, promoting diversity and increasing self-esteem.

    Tournaments & Sports Events

    Stay on top of your game while enjoying friendly competition and meeting new friends. From racquetball and tennis tournaments to 5K races, you'll meet people like you who are working to make healthy choices every day.

    Clubs & Field Trips

    See new things, meet new people and stay connected to your community through various social outlets at the Y. For the young and young-at-heart, there is something for everyone!

    Youth Dance

    Dance is a great way for kids to get active and express themselves creatively. At the Y, children are introduced to a variety of dance types, including ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop. Focus is placed upon footwork, jumps, rhythm and fun!

    Explore the Y’s many dance class options using the link below.