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!


    Discover our sports and recreation program options below or check out these links to see what’s available.




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!

Click here for Racquetball, Tennis, Badminton and Pickleball Court or Indoor Cricket Field Reservation Options!

  • 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.

    Register Here!

  • 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!

    Register Here!

  • 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.

    Register Here!

  • 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!

    Register Here!

  • 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.

    Register Here!

  • 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.

    Register Here!

  • Tennis and Racquetball Reservations

    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:

    1. 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.
    2. 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.

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