GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

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Our locations are opened, as scheduled today (closing at 8PM). Please check back at 9:30 PM CT this evening regarding Monday morning's status. Please use caution on the roads.

The Greater Wichita YMCA offers volleyball for kids, teens, and adults with age grouping based on USA Volleyball criteria. Learn and expand skills and strategy for volleyball in an environment based on the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Recreational, advanced, and club teams available for young athletes.

We offer volleyball during open courts and through organized sports leagues at eight of our branch locations in Andover, El Dorado, Newton, and Wichita. Kids and adults can participate with member rates and non-member rates available. Most teams are coached by volunteer coaches but our club teams have HOA-certified staff coaches to mentor young players. 

Use the links below to explore:

  • VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY - Our coaching and fitness staff teach one-day intensive clinics for developing players
  • RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL - For players just starting out - ages 6U-14U - with an emphasis on basics
  • ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL - Players 9U-18U can compete in their local branch and at our Farha Sports Centers
  • CLUB VOLLEYBALL - Available for 11U-18U players with local, regional, and national competitions
  • ADULT VOLLEYBALL - Ages 18+ participate in co-ed teams at branch locations

Then click HERE to find and enroll in a volleyball program.

VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY (AGES 6U-16U)

These one-day events are for young athletes that have played the game and understand the skills but want to get more technical experience. Our experienced volleyball coaching and sports / personal fitness staff offer clinic-style, intensive instruction, training, and scrimmages at our Farha Sports Center Courts buildings (South and Andover). Academy sessions are offered in the FALL, WINTER, and SPRING. Participants must wear fitness attire and sneakers. The cost is $40 for YMCA Members and $60 for Non-Members (Community Participants). 

CLICK HERE to learn more and register for an upcoming Academy.

RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL (6U-14U)

For new and beginning players, Recreational Volleyball offers the fundamentals of volleyball with the YMCA's Core Values - caring, honest, respect, and responsibility - at the core of the game. Learn the right way to work as a team and improve the basics of winning on the court.

  • SESSION - FALL 2019
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE - CLOSED
  • PRACTICE BEGINS - August 19, 2019
  • SEASON DATES - September 7 - October 19, 2019

 

GAME AND PLAY FORMAT
  • Focus on fundamentals and game awareness
  • Volunteer Coaches for all teams
  • ALL players participate 1/2 game (or more)
SEASON LENGTH / NUMBER OF GAMES
  • 8 Games/Season (weather permitting)
REGISTRATION COSTS
  • $45/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members
  • $65/Player for Non-Members / Community Participants

JOIN AND SAVE. Volleyball costs less with a YOUTH or FAMILY membership. CLICK HERE for details.

UNIFORMS
  • A reversible YMCA jersey is required. Purchase one for $15 at any local YMCA LOCATION.
PRACTICE AND GAME LOCATIONS
  • Practices and games for Recreational Volleyball are held (registration requirements met) on hardwood, indoor courts at Greater Wichita YMCA locations including Andover, East, North, Northwest, and South.

ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL (AGES 9U-18U)

We offer ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL for established/experienced teams in 9U-18U age ranges. There are TWO sessions available in the 2019-2020 session. Details and league overview below. CLICK HERE to search teams and begin registration. 

SESSION

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

FIRST PRACTICES

SEASON DATES

POST-SEASON TOURNAMENT DATES

Fall I (2019)

July 29, 2019 August 19, 2019 Sept. 9 - October 8, 2019 October 14 and 15, 2019

Winter (2020)

Jan. 6, 2020 Jan. 20, 2020  Feb. 4 - March 3, 2020 March 9 and 10, 2020
SEASON LENGTH
  • 8 (Scheduled) Games/Team/Season
  • Top FOUR teams participant in Post-Season Playoffs
  • WINTER SEASON features pre- and post-season tournaments
COSTS
  • $60/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members
  • $80/Player for Community Participants (Non-Members)

JOIN TODAY to start save on registration and enjoy the other benefits of membership

UNIFORMS
  • Teams provide their own shirts/jerseys (centered numbers (front and back) required)
PRACTICE AND GAME LOCATIONS
  • Practice can be held at local branches or at Farha Sports Centers (South and/or Andover)
  • Games will be played at Farha Sports Centers (South and/or Andover)
ADVANCED LEAGUE FEATURES
  • Teams of 8-10 players are formed by coaches
  • Game scores and league standings will be maintained throughout season
  • Individual players/free agents are welcome and will be placed (pending availability) or refunded fees
REGISTRATION CONSIDERATIONS
  • Established Teams must register individually but can have coach coordinate registration
  • Individuals may register as free agents and will be assigned as registration allows

COMPETITIVE CLUB VOLLEYBALL 

For more-advanced, competitive volleyball players in the 11U-18U age groups, we offer Competitive Club teams for local, regional, and national tournament play with experienced, Our FSC COUGARS are lead by HOA-certified coaching staff and practice at our Farha Sports Centers. Players will advance their skills and achievements through challenge and encouragement. You can tap below or CLICK HERE to learn more about our FSC Cougars teams and participation. DON'T DELAY - Our 2019-2020 tryouts are SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2019 from 11AM-8:30PM (by age group).

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JOIN AND SAVE ON VOLLEYBALL - AND MORE

Did you know that Greater Wichita YMCA members save on all programs, activities, and sports? By joining TODAY you'll save each season on:

  • Youth, Individual, Family, and Active Older Adult Memberships for LESS THAN $2/DAY
  • Full access to all of our branch locations
  • Unlimited access to included Group Exercise Classes
  • Discounted rates on all other programs and activities
  • Access to 2,000+ YMCA locations nationally

Income-based financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Spend less and do more as a YMCA member.

ANOTHER REASON Y

The Greater Wichita YMCA offers competitive sports and hundreds of ways to pursue a healthy spirit, mind, and body including:

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OUR SPORTS RUN ON PLAYERSPACE

The Greater Wichita YMCA's volleyball teams and all organized sports - including team and league information, schedules and standings, and ways to engage with coaches, staff, and other parents - run on the PlayerSpace platform. It's free and easy to use on Apple and Android devices or from a browser.

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