GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

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NOTICE - FACE MASKS REQUIRED INSIDE OUR Ys

Face masks (covering nose and mouth) are required while inside our 10 branches and 3 YMCA Farha Sport Centers with few exceptions. Read our full policy for details. Thank you for your cooperation. 

VOLLEYBALL

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 (Not all age groups/formats available all seasons)
  • TEAM FORMATION
    • N/A (Individual Skill Development vs. Game Play)
  • 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)
FALL II 2020 N/A N/A
WINTER 2021 (December) (January)
SPRING 2021 (March) (April)
SUMMER 2021 (July) (July - August)
FALL 2021 (August) (September)

PROGRAM DETAILS

DAYS and TIMES

FALL II 2020 Academy/Clinic days and times include:

  • N/A (See Form or Site Search Widget for Specifics)
ACADEMY / CLINIC / PLAY FORMAT
  • FOUR SEASONS (Dates available in registration widget.)
    • Winter
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Fall
  • NO GAMES are played. Sessions focus on skills development.
  • DURATION 4 Weeks, 1 Hour/Session
  • POST-SEASON N/A (No Games)
PLAYERS COSTS / FEES
  • FALL II 2020 Individual Enrollment ONLY
    • N/A/Player/Clinic for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • N/A/Player/Clinic for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
UNIFORM POLICY
  • N/A Proper volleyball attire and footwear (non-marking outsoles) required.
LOCATIONS for ACADEMY / CLINIC SESSIONS

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

FALL II 2020 LOCATIONS

  • N/A

OTHER SEASONS ALSO OFFERED AT

  • YMCA Farha Sport Center Andover
  • YMCA Farha Sport Centers South COURTS
COACHES and OFFICIALS
  • COACHES N/A (Staffed by Greater Wichita YMCA professionals and experienced coaches)
  • OFFICIALS N/A (No games)

RECREATION VOLLEYBALL

  • ELIGIBLE AGES (Not all age groups/formats available all seasons)
  • 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 OPENS EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE PRACTICE BEGINS (WEEK OF) SEASON DATES (WEEKS OF)
FALL II 2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
WINTER 2021 (November) (December) (December) (December) (January - March)
SPRING 2021 (March) (March) (March) (March) (March - May)
SUMMER 2021 (May) (June) (June) (June) (June - July)
FALL 2021 (August) (August) (August) (August) (August - October)

PROGRAM DETAILS

DAYS and TIMES

FALL II 2020 recreational volleyball will take place:

  • N/A (See Form or Site Search Widget for Specifics)
  • N/A (See Form or Site Search Widget for Specifics)
SEASON FORMAT
  • GAME COUNT 8 Games/Season
  • POST-SEASON N/A
GAME / PLAY FORMAT
  • Score kept
  • EVERYONE PLAYS POLICY - All players will play (approximately) half of each game.
PLAYERS COSTS/FEES
  • Individual Enrollment ONLY. Coaches/Friend Players/Teams can be REQUESTED during registration process.
  • FALL II 2020 EARLY BIRD PRICING (N/A)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
  • FALL II 2020 STANDARD PRICING (N/A)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
  • Players NOT assigned to a team will be give 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.

FALL II 2020 LOCATIONS

  • N/A

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
  • YMCA Farha Sport Center Andover
  • YMCA Farha Sport Centers South COURTS
COACHES and OFFICIALS
  • COACHES Volunteer
  • OFFICIALS Provided by Greater Wichita YMCA

INTERMEDIATE 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 OPENS EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE PRACTICE BEGINS (WEEK OF) SEASON DATES (WEEKS OF) POST-SEASON TOURN. (WEEK OF)
FALL II 2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
WINTER 2021 (December) (January) (January) (January) (February - March) (March)
SPRING 2021 (February) (March) (March) (March) (March - May) (May)
SUMMER 2021 (May) (June) (June) (June) (June - July) (July)
FALL 2021 (August) (August) (August) (August) (August - October) (October)

PROGRAM DETAILS

DAYS and TIMES

FALL II 2020 advanced volleyball will take place (weather permitting):

  • PRACTICE N/A (See Form or Site Search Widget for Specifics)
  • GAMES N/A (See Form or Site Search Widget for Specifics)
SEASON FORMAT
  • GAME COUNT 8 Games/Season
  • POST-SEASON Top-4 Teams
GAME / PLAY FORMAT
  • Score Kept
  • Coach-determined playing time
PLAYER COSTS / FEES
  • Individual Enrollment ONLY. Coaches/Friend Players/Teams can be REQUESTED during registration process.
  • FALL II 2020 EARLY BIRD PRICING (N/A)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
  • FALL II 2020 STANDARD PRICING (N/A)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • N/A/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.

FALL II 2020 LOCATIONS

  • N/A

OTHER SEASONS ALSO OFFERED AT

  • YMCA Farha Sport Center Andover
  • YMCA Farha Sport Centers South COURTS
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 OPENS EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE PRACTICE BEGINS (WEEK OF) SEASON DATES (WEEKS OF) POST-SEASON TOURN. (WEEK OF)
FALL II 2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
WINTER 2021 (December) (January) (January) (January) (February - March) (March)
SPRING 2021 (February) (March) (March) (March) (March - May) (May)
SUMMER 2021 (May) (June) (June) (June) (June - July) (July)
FALL 2021 (August) (August) (August) (August) (September - October) (October)

PROGRAM DETAILS

DAYS and TIMES

FALL II 2020 advanced volleyball will take place (weather permitting):

  • PRACTICE N/A (See Form or Site Search Widget for Specifics)
  • GAMES N/A (See Form or Site Search Widget for Specifics)
SEASON FORMAT
  • GAME COUNT 8 Games/Season
  • POST-SEASON Top-4 Teams
GAME / PLAY FORMAT
  • Score Kept
  • Coach-determined playing time
PLAYER COSTS / FEES
  • Individual Enrollment ONLY. Coaches/Friend Players/Teams can be REQUESTED during registration process.
  • FALL II 2020 EARLY BIRD PRICING (N/A)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Community Participants (Join Now and Save - Details Below)
  • FALL II 2020 STANDARD PRICING (N/A)
    • N/A/Season/Player for Greater Wichita YMCA Members (Child or Family Member)
    • N/A/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.

FALL II 2020 LOCATIONS

  • N/A

OTHER SEASONS ALSO OFFERED AT

  • YMCA Farha Sport Center Andover
  • YMCA Farha Sport Centers South COURTS
COACHES and OFFICIALS
  • COACHES Volunteer
  • OFFICIALS Provided by Greater Wichita YMCA

COMPETITIVE CLUB VOLLEYBALL 

  • ELIGIBLE AGES
  • 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.

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ACCESS AND SPORTS FOR ALL

Did you know that Greater Wichita YMCA offers income-based financial assistance and income-based rates for sports - for non-members?

  • Youth memberships allow kids access to our facilities
  • Reduced- and no-cost rates for all youth sports levels
  • Discounted and free access to youth programs
  • Child Care and Camp programs reduced, too

Income-based financial assistance for sports and youth programs is available. Tap below to learn more and to see if you qualify.

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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