sports & recreation programs
Our sports and recreation classes are aimed at friendly competition and fun in a supportive environment for teams or individuals. We have programs for all ages and experience levels. Classes can include, but are not limited to: Basketball, Soccer, Football, Multi-Sport experiences, Karate, Tennis, Racquetball, Volleyball, Pickleball, and more!
SPORTS AND RECREATION PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES
Discover our sports and recreation program options below or check out these links to see what’s available.
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Practice sportsmanship and teamwork at the Y!
Our sports programs develop more than skills – they develop character. We offer a variety of programs for youth and adults, including recreation and league sports. Coaches, often volunteers and including many parents, emphasize teamwork, cooperation, and developing good values.
At the Y, sports and recreational activities are something special. Friendly competition, 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.
Classes can include, but are not limited to: Basketball, Soccer, Football, Multi-Sport experiences, Karate, Tennis, Racquetball, Volleyball, Pickleball, and more!
- Instructional Clinics and Sports Programs
Soccer, basketball, baseball, and more. Check out the sports clinic offerings at the Y and get in the game. Character development, sport fundamentals teaching, confidence building and new skill improvement are the foundations of progression through the YMCA’s sports clinics.
- Game On! Programs
For athletes with a skill’s foundation looking for more game-based learning and development, register for a Game On! program. YMCA Coaches will mix instruction into game play so players further develop their skills, learn game strategy and have a blast!
- Sports Leagues
Whether you miss “suiting up” or are new to team sports, the Y’s sports leagues provide a perfect opportunity to be active, social and play a sport you love. For youth we have NFL Flag Football and Jr. NBA Basketball, while for the teens and adults we offer pickleball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, cricket and more.
- Private Sports Lessons
In partnership with In The Net Sports Academy, professional coaches will assist with every athletic ability and skill level. With a wide array of sports to choose from, this specialized sports training program is perfect for newer through elite athletes!
- Martial Arts Programs
We’ve got the perfect martial arts class for your little ninja or future black belt. Participants learn the techniques and disciplines of martial arts while increasing their flexibility, strength, motor skills and listening.
- Gymnastics Programs
Get your kids tumbling and moving their body. For your future gymnast, or ballerina, these classes will teach them about jumping and rolling safely. Pouncing Panthers, Leaping Lions, and Tumble & Twirl are some of the classes we have to offer.
- Batting Cage Rentals
We have one batting cage available for rental on site at the Westwood Park YMCA.
To reserve a batting cage please call the Westwood Park YMCA at 603.402.2258, visit us, in person, at 90 Northwest Boulevard, Nashua, NH or visit the Schedules Page to click on the batting cage reservation link at the Westwood Park YMCA.
- Tennis and Racquetball Reservations
DUE TO THE PANDEMIC, AVAILABILITY AND INFORMATION BELOW IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE VISIT THE SCHEDULES PAGE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT MAKING RESERVATIONS FOR COURT SPORTS.
If you are interested in reserving a tennis court to play, you must be a member to do so. If you are a member, you have a few options:
- You can register for a one time reservation starting on the Sunday of the week you are looking to play. Reservations are $12 an hour and must be booked by calling the Merrimack Welcome Center 603.881.7778 or by booking in person.
- You may take out a contract, by the month, where you will get the same day/time per week. You can book months consecutively and can reserve for the following month after the 15 of the previous month. You must book with the Merrimack Welcome Center in person.
If you are looking to book a racquetball court, you can do so online up to 5 days prior to the reservation. Click Here to go to the registration system.