GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

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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 information and links below to explore and enroll in:

  • VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY Our coaching and fitness staff teach one-day and weekly 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

VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY

  • ELIGIBLE AGES
    • 5U-16U
  • TEAM FORMATION
    • N/A (Individual Participation)
  • SESSION FORMAT
    • These weekly, hour-long classes work on individual skill development and technical improvement. Our experienced volleyball coaching staff offer clinic-style instruction, training, and scrimmages.

SEASON DETAILS

  REGISTRATION DEADLINE CLINIC DATES (WEEKS OF)
SUMMER 2020 06/30/20 WED. 07/01-WED. 07/29
FALL 2020 (August) (September - October)
WINTER 2021 (December) (January)
SPRING 2021 (March) (April)

PROGRAM DETAILS

DAYS and TIMES

SUMMER 2020 Academy days and times will vary by location but include:

  • Wednesdays (July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, 2020)
    • 5:30-6:30PM (Ages 6-12)
    • 6:30-7:30PM (Rising 7th Grader+)
ACADEMY / PLAY FORMAT
  • FOUR SEASONS Winter (January), Spring (April), Summer (July), and Fall (September). Use search widget below for specific dates.
  • NO GAMES are played. Sessions focus on skills development.
  • DURATION 1 Full-Day Session or Weekly Classes (Summer 2020)
PLAYERS COSTS / FEES
  • Individual Enrollment ONLY
  • $40/Player/Clinic for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
  • $60/Player/Clinic for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
UNIFORM POLICY
  • N/A Proper volleyball attire and footwear required for participants
  • NO shoes with marking outsoles allowed
LOCATIONS for CLINIC SESSIONS

Academies are held on hardwood courts at the following Greater Wichita YMCA locations. See registration for details.

SUMMER 2020 LOCATIONS

  • YMCA Farha Sport Center Andover
  • YMCA Farha Sport Centers South COURTS

OTHER SEASONS ALSO OFFERED AT

  • N/A
COACHES and OFFICIALS
  • COACHES N/A (Staffed by Greater Wichita YMCA professionals and experienced coaches)
  • OFFICIALS N/A (No games)

RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL

  • ELIGIBLE AGES
  • TEAM FORMATION
    • 8-10 Players/Team with Coach
  • LEAGUE FORMAT
    • 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.

SEASON DETAILS

  REGISTRATION DEADLINE PRACTICE BEGINS (WEEK OF) SEASON DATES (WEEKS OF)
SUMMER 2020 06/19/20 06/15/20 06/22/20 - 07/30/20
FALL 2020 (August) (August) (September - October)
WINTER 2021 (December) (December) (January - March)
SPRING 2021 (March) (March) (March - May)

PROGRAM DETAILS

DAYS and TIMES

SUMMER 2020 recreational volleyball will take place:

  • Tuesdays
  • 5:30PM-9:30PM (Weather Permitting)
SEASON FORMAT
  • GAME COUNT 8 Games/Season
  • POST-SEASON N/A
PLAY FORMAT
  • Score kept
  • EVERYONE PLAYS POLICY - All players will play (approximately) half of each game.
PLAYERS COSTS/FEES
  • Individual Enrollment and Team Enrollment (ALL per-player fees due, in full, at time of registration))
  • EARLY BIRD PRICING (Ends 10PM, MON. 06/01)
    • $45/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • $65/Season/Player for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
  • STANDARD PRICING (After 10PM, MON. 06/01)
    • $55/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • $75/Season/Player for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
  • Players not assigned to a team will be given a full refund of registration fees
UNIFORM POLICY
LOCATIONS FOR PRACTICES and GAMES

Practices held/games played on hardwood courts at the following Greater Wichita YMCA locations. Availability of each age group varies by location. See registration form for details.

SUMMER 2020 LOCATIONS

  • YMCA Farha Sport Center Andover
  • YMCA Farha Sport Centers South COURTS

OTHER SEASONS ALSO OFFERED AT

  • Dr. Jim Farha ANDOVER YMCA
  • EAST YMCA
  • Dennis Schoenebeck NORTH YMCA
  • Ken Shannon NORTHWEST YMCA
  • Ricard A. DeVore SOUTH YMCA
COACHES and OFFICIALS
  • COACHES Volunteer
  • OFFICIALS Provided by Greater Wichita YMCA

ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

  • ELIGIBLE AGES
  • TEAM FORMATION
    • 8-10 Players/Team with Coach
  • LEAGUE FORMAT
    • Established/competitive players and teams continue to develop skills in competitive play including regional travel teams. YMCA Core Values are maintained for good sportsmanship.

SEASON DETAILS

  REGISTRATION DEADLINE PRACTICE BEGINS (WEEK OF) SEASON DATES (WEEKS OF) POST-SEASON TOURNAMENT
SUMMER 2020 06/19 (06/01 (Reduced Fees)) 06/15/20 06/22/20 - 07/31/20 08/01/20 - 08/08/20
FALL 2020 (August) (August) (September - October) (October)
WINTER 2021 (January) (January) (February - March) (March)
SPRING 2021 (March) (March) (March - May) (May)

PROGRAM DETAILS

DAYS and TIMES

SUMMER 2020 advanced volleyball will take place:

  • Tuesdays
  • 5:30PM-9:30PM
SEASON FORMAT
  • GAME COUNT 8 Games/Season
  • POST-SEASON Top-4 Teams (Single Elimination) Tournament
PLAY FORMAT
  • Score Kept
  • Coach-determined playing time
PLAYER COSTS / FEES
  • Individual Enrollment and Team Enrollment (ALL per-player fees due, in full, at time of registration))
  • EARLY BIRD PRICING (Ends 10PM, MON. 06/01)
    • $60/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • $80/Season/Player for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
  • STANDARD PRICING (After 10PM, MON. 06/01)
    • $70/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • $90/Season/Player for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
  • Players not assigned to a team will be given a full refund of registration fees
UNIFORM POLICY
  • TEAM CHOICE Matching shirts/jerseys required with numbers on back
LOCATIONS FOR PRACTICES and GAMES

Practices and games are played on hardwood courts at the following Greater Wichita YMCA locations. Availability of each age group varies by location. See registration form for details.

SUMMER 2020 LOCATIONS

  • YMCA Farha Sport Center Andover
  • YMCA Farha Sport Centers South COURTS

OTHER SEASONS ALSO OFFERED AT

  • N/A
COACHES and OFFICIALS
  • COACHES Volunteer
  • OFFICIALS Provided by Greater Wichita YMCA

COMPETITIVE CLUB VOLLEYBALL 

  • ELIGIBLE AGES 11U-18U
  • TEAM FORMATION 8-10 Players/Team with Coach
  • LEAGUE FORMAT Our FSC COUGARS are lead by HOA-certified coaching staff and practice at our YMCA Farha Sport Centers (Andover and South). Players will advance their skills and achievements through challenge and encouragement.
  • NOTE 2020-2021 Tryouts will be held in NOVEMBER, 2020
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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.

HELPFUL LINKS

Use the tiles below to download our adult sports brochures and to get more involved with our sports programs.

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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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