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Looking for a sport that will keep your kids active, while helping them improve a variety of skills? At the Y, we offer Youth Volleyball, a great opportunity to work on your physical health while having fun!

Volleyball is an incredibly fun aerobic way to exercise. Practicing this sport is a full-body workout proven to relieve stress, improve speed, tone muscles and maintain a healthy metabolism.

Give your kids the opportunity to experience this incredible sport and all its benefits by enrolling them in our Youth Volleyball program offered at our Spears YMCA. You can register online today!

If you want to play adult sports, visit our adult sports page.

Ragsdale YMCA

2022 Fall Girls Volleyball

Ragsdale Family YMCA

Age Groups
3rd-5th Grade, 6th-8th Grade
Each team will have (1) one-hour practice per week and (1) game per week.

YMCA Sports Philosophy
Participants have fun, build friendships and grow skills in a safe environment. The Y believes in the potential of every child and encourages teamwork and a sense of belonging.

Registration Information

Early Bird Registration (From June 27-July 17)
$60.00 YMCA Members or $85.00 Community Guest

Standard Registration (From July 18-August 7)
$80.00 YMCA Members or $105.00 Community Guest

Last Chance Registration: (From August 8-August 12)
$90.00 YMCA Members or $115.00 Community Guest

Early Bird Registration Deadline – July 17, 2022
Final Deadline for Registration – August 12, 2022


Register for 3rd-5th Grade League
Register for 6th-8th Grade League

Important Dates
Practices Start – Week of August 29, 2022
Games Start – September 10, 2022

Questions? Please contact Andrew Bryan or call (336) 882-9622.

Spears YMCA

Carolina Spike Force Summer Volleyball Clinics

Spears Family YMCA

Age Groups
Girls, Rising 6th-8th Graders

Fall Sports are just around the corner, and Carolina Spike Force wants to help you be ready! CSF will host a series of Volleyball Skill Clinics instructed by CSF Coaches. These skill-specific clinics (Passing, Setting, Hitting, and Serving) will last 1.5 hours per session.

Each clinic will include drills and game play. We are offering a beginner level to teach the basic fundamentals and an advanced session for players who have played school or club volleyball and are looking to perfect their skills.

Dates

Sunday, August 7 - Serving & Passing
Sunday, August 14 - Setting, Hitting & Serving
Sunday, August 21 - Serving & Passing (Serve/Receive)
Sunday, August 28 - Setting, Hitting & Serving

Times

Beginner/Intermediate Skills: 1pm-2:30pm
Advanced Skills: 2:45pm-4:15pm

Location

Spears YMCA, Gater Gym

Registration

Sunday, August 7 Serving & Passing
Register for Beginner Session
Register for Advanced Session

Sunday, August 14 Setting, Hitting & Serving
Register for Beginner Session
Register for Advanced Session

Sunday, August 21 Serving & Passing (Serve/Receive)
Register for Beginner Session
Register for Advanced Session

Sunday, August 28 Setting, Hitting & Serving
Register for Beginner Session
Register for Advanced Session

Cost Per Session: $25 Members, $35 Community Guests (fee is per session)
Limited to 36 participants per session.

Player Equipment: All players will need to bring knee pads and a labeled water bottle to each session.

Questions? Contact Cathy Sescourka, Volleyball Coordinator, or call (336) 387-9622 for more information.

Carolina Spike Force Volleyball Club Tryouts

Spears Family YMCA

Age Groups
12U through 18U
Age cut-off is July 1

Carolina Spike Force is a travel volleyball club affiliated with & supported by the Spears YMCA of Greensboro, USA Volleyball Association & the Carolina Region Volleyball Association. CSF offers a reasonably priced high-level volleyball program for youth girls. Our goal is to provide high-quality skills training in a positive environment while teaching life lessons through the club volleyball experience. For the 2022-2023 season, CSF will support teams for the 12U - 18U Age Groups.

Depending on player interest – we will support various levels: Legacy, Black, Teal, White, & Silver.

Early Tryouts for 15U -18U Divisions: Due to earlier tryouts in the area, CSF will hold its tryouts early this season. We will do our very best to allow players the opportunity to tryout at as many clubs as they feel necessary during the early tryout period. Practices will begin in November after the end of the High School Volleyball Season.

12U, 13U & 14U Tryouts will be held in October. Dates and times will be announced at a later date.

Carolina Spike Force Tryout Information
Tryouts will be held at the Spears YMCA – 3216 Horse Pen Creek Rd. Greensboro, NC 27410

Cost: $35 for YMCA Members and Community Guests

Pre-Registration is Highly Recommended. The $35 tryout fee MUST be paid in person or online prior to the tryout day. Registration the day of tryouts will need to be in person at the Spears YMCA. Please bring Cash or Check payable to: Spears YMCA (Credit Card payments may not be available after 4:30pm)

See our website for additional club information: www.carolinaspikeforce.org

15U, 16U, 17U, 18U Tryout Dates & Times

15U: Friday, July 29: 7:30-9:30pm & Sunday, July 31: 2:30-4:30pm
16U: Saturday, July 30: 4-6pm & Sunday, July 31: 5-7pm
17U & 18U: Saturday, July 30: 6:30pm-8:30pm & Sunday, July 31: 7:30-9:30pm

Register for 15U
Register for 16U
Register for 17U
Register for 18U

Questions? Contact Cathy Sescourka, Volleyball Coordinator, or call (336) 387-9622 for more information.

2022 Fall Girls Volleyball

Spears Family YMCA

Age Groups
4th-5th Grade, 6th-8th Grade and 9th-12th Grade.
6th-8th Grade is divided into 2 or 3 levels (Rec, Intermediate and Challenge-Advanced).
Each team will have (1) one-hour practice per week and (1) game per week.

3rd Grade Mozgai Academy
Consists of 6 (six) 1.5-hour instructional sessions designed to introduce basic volleyball skills and fundamentals. (3rd Graders only)

This will be held on Sundays from 1pm-2:30pm. Limited to 30 participants.

Location
Spears YMCA Fields

YMCA Sports Philosophy
Participants have fun, build friendships and grow skills in a safe environment. The Y believes in the potential of every child and encourages teamwork and a sense of belonging.

Registration Information

Early Bird Registration (From June 27-July 17)
$60.00 YMCA Member
or $85.00 Community Guest

Standard Registration (From July 18-August 7)
$80.00 YMCA Member or $105.00 Community Guest

Last Chance Registration: (From August 8-August 12)
$90.00 YMCA Member or $115.00 Community Guest

Financial Assistance Deadline – July 17, 2022
Early Bird Registration Deadline – July 17, 2022
Final Deadline for Registration – August 12, 2022

Register for 3rd Grade Mozgai Academy
Register for 4th-5th Grade League
Register for 6th-8th Grade League
Register for 9th-12th Grade League

Important Dates
Practices Start – Week of August 29, 2022
Games Start – September 10, 2022
Mozgai Academy Starts – September 11, 2022

Evaluations (6-8th grade only): August 4 and August 8 from 6pm–7:30pm. Skill evaluations are needed to balance the skill level among the teams. Only needed if interested in the Intermediate or Challenge level. No need to attend if interested in Rec level. You only need to attend one evaluation.

Questions? Contact Cathy Sescourka, Volleyball Coordinator, or call (336) 387-9622 for more information.

Triples Grass Volleyball Tournaments

Hosted by Carolina Spike Force Junior Olympic Volleyball
Spears Family YMCA

Dates
Saturday, July 16, 2022
Saturday, August 13, 2022

Time
Check-in: 8-8:30am
Players Meeting: 8:30am
Games Start: 9am

Location
Spears YMCA Fields

YMCA Sports Philosophy
Participants have fun, build friendships and grow skills in a safe environment. The Y believes in the potential of every child and encourages teamwork and a sense of belonging.

Awards

Division Champions and Runners-Up will receive medals

Each team will play in the age group according to their oldest player. Teams may consist of female and/or male players. Teams with a male player must play up an age group. Teams with a male player 14U or older will play reverse co-ed rules (not allowed to block and attacks must be behind 10’ line). Each team is guaranteed 3 matches. We will have pool play followed by a single-elimination playoff.

Registration & Fees

Register in-person or online.

Cost: $25 per player/per tournament (cost is per person, not per team)

Registration Deadline: July 14, 2022 for July Tournament (Receive Free t-shirt if register by July 1)
Registration Deadline: August 11, 2022 for August Tournament (Receive Free t-shirt if register by August 1)
*Each player must register separately; teammates' names must be listed on registration

Open for all skill levels in the following age divisions: 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U, Adult
12U: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2009
14U: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2007
16U: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2005
18U: Players who were born on or after July 1, 2003
Adult: Depending on registrations, may combine 18U and Adult.

July Tournament Registration August Tournament Registration
Register for 12U Register for 12U
Register for 14U Register for 14U
Register for 16U Register for 16U
Register for 18U Register for 18U
Adult Registration Adult Registration

 


Enjoy a day competing outside in a 3 vs 3 Grass Volleyball Tournament! CSF will be hosting 2 tournaments this summer. Form your own team and register to play!

Questions? Contact Cathy Sescourka, Volleyball Coordinator, or call (336) 387-9622 for more information.

           

Mozgai Academy

For 3rd grade girls, the Spears YMCA offers the Mozgai Academy. This is designed to introduce basic Volleyball skills to girls with limited experience. Under well-structured instructions, students learn warm-up routines, basic volleyball movements, focus on passing, serving and introduction of setting and spike approach.

 

Register Online

Carolina Spike Force

Carolina Spike Force is a travel volleyball club affiliated with & supported by the Spears YMCA of Greensboro, USA Volleyball Association & the Carolina Region Volleyball Association. CSF offers a reasonably priced, high-level volleyball program for youth girls. Our goal is to provide high-quality skills training in a positive environment while teaching life lessons through the club volleyball experience.

 

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