FACILITY NOTICE: The Longmont Y pool is closed for maintenance. Wading pool and sauna still open. The Arapahoe Y pool will be closed Nov 10-19 for bubble installation.


YMCA Jr. Buffs VolleyballYMCA Jr. Buffs Volleyball

YMCA and CU Athletics are pleased to team up to offer YMCA Jr. Buffs Volleyball. Participants of the YMCA Jr. Buffs sports programs will receive the benefit of the expertise of both organizations. For each YMCA Jr. Buffs sport, CU has a team, so you can be sure to get the best youth sports experience possible.


Rec Volleyball League (Ages 7-9)

Volleyball was pioneered by the YMCA in the 1870s, and today it is still a much-loved sport for boys and girls who want a challenging, captivating game to try. Our rec league gives players opportunities to learn and develop volleyball skills and mechanics in a friendly, low-pressure setting. We empower and engage players to serve hard, jump high and play as a team. 

Arapahoe Y

Practices: Begin the week of Sept 9

Saturdays, Sept 14-Oct 19, between 10:00am-3:00pm

  • Member: $90
  • Non-member: $120

Plus uniform fee. There is a $25 wait list fee as of Aug 15.


Volleyball Skills Camp (Ages 7-14)

Your little player can hone their serving, passing and hitting skills, work on ball control and improve footwork with the help of the Y’s expert volleyball coaches. These clinics focus on skill-development drills and the opportunity to apply those lessons during sometimes-silly games. Kids learn, grow and slide (yes, we said slide) in a fun, inclusive environment. 

Arapahoe Y

Mon-Tue, Nov 25-26, 4:30-7:00pm

  • Member: $40
  • Non-member: $60


Developmental Volleyball League (Ages 9-11)

Does your child dream of playing like Kerri Walsh Jennings? Does she see aces in her future? Our developmental league is an opportunity for young players who love volleyball to continue to grow and refine their skills with the help of supportive coaches. A focus on sportsmanship, teamwork and fair play helps athletes develop character on and off the court. 

Arapahoe Y or Longmont Rec Center

Practices: Begin the week of Sept 9

Games: Saturdays, Sept 14-Oct 19, between 10:00am-3:00pm

  • Member: $110
  • Non-member: $140


Volleyball Scrimmage and Skills (Ages 7-14)

Serving the ball over the net, learning to set, controlling your passes. This new Y program is all about volleyball skill development — helping young players attain the ability and confidence to thrive on the court. Volleyball Scrimmage and Skills is a fun, clinic-style program that empowers kids to grow into confident, capable players. 

Arapahoe Y

Ages 9-11

Mondays, Nov 4-Dec 3, 4:00-5:30pm

Ages 12-14

Mondays, Nov 4-Dec 3, 5:30-7:00pm

  • Member: $75
  • Non-member: $100


Location: Johnstown/Milliken School Site TBA

Thursdays, Nov 7-Dec 5

No session Nov 28.

  • Ages 7-8: 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Ages 9-11: 5:00-6:00 pm
  • Ages 12-14: 6:00-7:00 pm

Fee: $50


The YMCA Firecracker: CARA Volleyball (Ages 11-14)

The Firecracker, the Y’s new CARA Volleyball program, helps players build confidence on the court, hone skills and experience the thrill of a traveling league. This program is perfect for players who want to prepare for high school or club volleyball in a fun, team-focused setting. There are two game days consisting of 2-4 matches throughout the season.

Arapahoe Y

Practice: Mondays & Wednesdays, begins Aug 19, 5:00-6:30pm

Games: Saturdays, Sept 7-Oct 19, Time TBD

State Tournament: Oct 26

  • Member: $170
  • Non-member: $200

Plus uniform fee.


Sports Specific Coaching

Basketball and Volleyball (Ages 8+)

Grow your game! This one-on-one training is designed specifically for the young athlete who wants to progress in his or her sport. Your child can take his or her game to the next level with a highly experienced Y Certified Coach. Trainings are offered year-round.

1 60-Minute Session

  • Member: $40
  • Non-member: $60

4 60-Minute Sessions

  • Member: $150
  • Non-member: $225

Register for sport specific coaching

Sports Department

303-443-4474 ext. 6102
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