Something for Everybody
The YMCA offers several types of sports for our Adult members including racquetball, tennis, noon basketball, volleyball leagues, dodgeball leagues, racquetball leagues, and flag football leagues.
Recreational Racquetball League
Come join our Recreational Racquetball League. This program will consist of 8 weeks of league play, with a tournament following the league. There will be a set game schedule; however, competitors will contact one another to set up the day and time of their match. This allows for flexibility with work schedules.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings, 1 game per week
Begins: October 14th, Ends: December 12th
Registration Begins August 1st—Deadline is Monday, September 30th
Late Registrations—Waiting list taken October 1st-October 11th, $10 late fee applies.
Begins: January 6th, Ends: February 27th
Registration Begins August 1st—Deadline is Monday, December 23rd
Late Registrations—Waiting list taken December 24th-January 3rd, $10 late fee applies.
Begins: March 17th, Ends: May 8th
Registration Begins December 4th-Deadline is Monday, March 3rd
Late Registration-Waiting list taken March 4th-16th, $10 late fee applies.
Adult Tae Kwon Do
What can Y Tae Kwon Do do for you? Enhance self-esteem by heightening your physical and mental powers. Build confidence by encouraging you to succeed and to take control of your life. Develop discipline by thoroughly training your body and mind in the tenets and techniques of Tae Kwon Do. Teach self-defense by training you to recognize situations in which physical self-defense may be necessary, and teaching you how to control such situations to your advantage. Strengthen your mind and body through increased physical coordination and mental discipline. Sessions are 8 weeks long. Fee: $24/$48
August 21st-October 9th, 7:30-8:30 pm
Registration Begins August 1st—Deadline is Wednesday, August 14th
October 23rd-December 18th, 7:30-8:30 pm
Registration Begins August 1st—Deadline is Wednesday, October 16th
No lessons the week of Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years.
January 8th-February 26th, 8 weeks
Registration Begins August 1st—Deadline is Friday, January 3rd
March 12th-April 30th, 8 weeks
Registration Begins December 4th-Deadline is Friday, March 7th
Tae Kwon Do is designed to expose you to self discipline skills, increase self confidence and physical conditioning. We offer classes for both youth and adults including White and Yellow Belt, Orange Belt and higher, Adults only Tae Kwon Do and Self Defense classes. Please see the Program Guide under the Registration tab for class information or visit the Norfolk Tae Kwon Do Academy website.
Mr. Ray Nelson has been leading the Tae Kwon Do program at the Norfolk YMCA for over 20 years. He started TKD training in 1980 under instructors Mr. Bob Lankford and Mr. Tim Schmitz. He received his black belt in 1985 and became one of Mr. Lankford’s asstistant instructors. In 1987 Ray, took the program over from Mr. Lankford. Ray has attended the following seminars: the Karate College in Roanoke Virginia, Han Moo Do in Baton Rouge La. and the Hapkido Challenge in Lincoln, NE. Ray has taken Hapkido training from Mr. Mike Burnett and plans on continuing his training with Mr. Josh Cather.
Adult Coed Volleyball League
Come join our popular adult coed volleyball league on Sunday nights. Three divisions of league play are available for sign-up. This program will consist of 10 weeks of league play followed by a double elimination tournament with league awards. The final roster is due the 3rd week of games.
“A1” Division will be a competitive league with rules strictly enforced. Teams will be responsible for providing a referee for a game before or after their own game.
$100 (must pay with one check)
“A2 Upper” Division will be a competitive league with rules semi-strictly enforced.
“A2 Lower” Division will be a competitive league with rules semi-strictly enforced.
“A3” Division will be a competitive league with rules moderately enforced.
$175 (must pay with one check)
This is an adult league. ALL children must be in Child Watch during league play; fees apply. Spots in Child Watch must be reserved by 1 pm the Friday before your game.
January 19th at 2:00 pm in the YMCA West Gym
Sundays, 1 hour long, game times range from 3:00-9:00 pm
Begins: January 19th, Ends: April 27th
April 13th & April 27th
Registration Begins December 6th—Deadline is Monday, January 6th or the first 10 teams in each division.
Late Registrations—Waiting list taken January 7th-17th, $10 late fee applies.
Dodge, Duck, Dip, and Dive! No skill required! Come and join Dodgeball with a sense of humor! Registration is done as a team or as a free agent and we will find you a team. Each team is allowed a maximum of 12 players on their roster, but only 6 players on the court at a time! Teams MUST have at least 2 females on the court at all times. Game start times range from 5:30-9:30 pm depending on the number of teams (youth play earlier games). There will be double elimination tournament on March 24th and 31st. Tournament winners will receive champion T-shirts!
Prizes awarded to the team with the best dressed/most creative theme!
: Meets Mondays, Begins: February 10th, Ends: March 31st
: $125 (must pay with one check), Individual Fee: $20/$40
Registration Begins December 6th-Deadline is January 27th
Late registrations-Waiting list taken January 28th-February 7th, $10 late fee applies