Competitive Sports | Programs & Activities | YMCA of Greater CincinnatiCompetitive Sports | Programs & Activities | YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Competitive Sports

At the Y, we focus on confidence building and developing new skills, but these competitive sports help kids compete at the next level.

Swim Team

Ages 5 & Up | Competitive Swim Team

Competitive swim teams are available for children as young as five. The swim team program helps swimmers develop healthy lifelong skills and habits as both individuals and team members. YMCA swim coaches work with swimmers and families to promote achievement, facilitate positive relationships and create a sense of belonging, all with the goal of helping individuals realize their full potential in and out of the water. Swimmers have competitive opportunities at the local, regional and national levels of both the YMCA and USA Swimming. You must be a YMCA of Greater Cincinnati member to participate in our competitive swim program.

Available at the following locations:

Competitive Gymnastics Team

Ages 6 & Up | Competitive Gymnastics Team

Through team participation, gymnasts develop self-confidence, personal responsibility, leadership qualities and the ability to work together while respecting the rights of others. The teams compete in YMCA gymnastics on the local, regional and national level. Our Greater Cincinnati YMCA gymnastics team competes in USAG Levels 2-9 and Xcel Silver, Gold, Platinum, in the Great Lakes Region.

Available at the Powel Crosley, Jr. YMCA in Springfield Township.

Club Volleyball

Ages 11 & Up | Club Volleyball

Club Volleyball provides youth with an opportunity to establish better volleyball skill sets, a strong work ethic, the concept of teamwork and enjoy an experience that will last a lifetime. YMCA coaches are dedicated to improving the skills of young athletes. For more information on the Y’s club volleyball program, visit the website

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