Honoring the Y's core values

Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility - the YMCA of Natrona County provides a quality experience for players, coaches and families that promotes the development of each athlete to reach their highest potential through skill refinement, teamwork and sportsmanship. Youth learn new skills, make new friends and set individual and team goals, all the while improving self-confidence, promoting diversity and increasing self-esteem.

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Fall Basketball

Registration: Sept 27-Oct 17 ($15 late fee applies after October 17)
Practice: Starts the week of Nov 1
Ages: 3 years-4th grade

Did you know the Y invented basketball in 10891? Today, our coed youth basketball program emphasizes the values of team sports, including fair play, teamwork and having fun!

YMCA youth sports programs help kids not only become better players, but better people in our community. It's a progressive program, with age-specific levels. We encourage excellent sportsmanship, positive competition and family involvement.

The Y utilizes volunteer coaches to focus on participation and best experiences. While emphasizing fundamental skills of the game like passing, dribbling and defense; participation is key to the learning process and development gained through practices and games. Each child gets to play, and the games are safe, exciting and fun!

Character Development

Believing is the first step to being - At the Y, we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential and live their best lives. The YMCA's core values - Caring, Respect, and Responsibility - serve as our guide, helping our members and participants to be more healthy, confident, connected and secure.
Character Development gives us the ability to meet our mission. By holding ourselves accountable and building character around our core values, we connect all people to their potential, purpose and each other.

  • Caring: show a sincere concern for others. Related values: compassion, forgiveness, generosity and kindness
  • Honesty: Be truthful in what you say and do. Related values: integrity and fairness
  • Respect: Treat each other as we'd all like to be treated. Related values: acceptance, empathy, self-respect and tolerance.
  • Responsibility: Be accountable for your promises and action. Related values: commitment, courage, good health, service and citizenship.