Riverdale YM-YWHA

Riverdale Y Sports Academy

Contact: Brian Kaplan 347-913-4419



Note: All Programs focus on building strength, flexibility, and coordination in a safe, supportive and fun environment through the introduction of a variety of different sports and activities.




After-School Sports / Sunday Sports

BasketballBaseball / Flag Football / Floor Hockey / Frisbee / Gymnastics 

Karate / Soccer / Sports Sampler /Team Handball


AFTER-SCHOOL SPORTS for PreK - 6th Grade


The Y provides an array of sports options for children and tweens (Nursery–6th grade) on weekday afternoons in our gymnasium. Classes are 45 minutes unless otherwise noted.


Note: Due to Federal and Jewish holidays there will be no sports classes on 1/16, 2/20-23, and 3/12.


Prepare for baseball season by developing the fundamentals of throwing, fielding, and batting. Improve your hand-eye coordination and get in shape for the spring! 


Grades 1-2

Tuesdays 5:00 PM         Jan 10-Apr 4                    General $325 / Member $265



Improve your game by developing the basic skills of passing, dribbling, and shooting all while enhancing coordination and basic motor skills.


Grades 1-2

Wednesdays 4:00 PM         Jan 11-Apr 5                    General $325 / Member $265


Grades 3-4

Wednesdays 5:00 PM         Jan 11-Apr 5                    General $325 / Member $265


Grades 5-6

Thursdays    4:00 PM         Jan 12-Apr 6                     General $325 / Member $265



Girls Basketball Clinic

This special girls-only team training helps players develop and refine their fundamental basketball skills while broadening athletic self-confidence. Classes run for 50 minutes and are split between instruction and game play.


Ages 8-13  

Tuesdays 6:00 PM              Jan 10-Apr 4                    General $325 / Member $265


Floor Hockey

Master the fundamentals of shooting, passing, goal tending, teamwork and sportsmanship. Goggles and sticks are available.


Grades 1-2

Thursdays 5:00 PM            Jan 12-Apr 6                    General $325 / Member $265




Come learn the traditional Japanese martial art of teaching self defense (strikes, blocks, kicks, takedowns), concentration (memorization, discipline, self-control), and physical development (strength, flexibility, coordination)


Preschool (Ages 4-5)
Wednesdays  3:15pm         Jan 11-Apr 5                   General $325 / Member $265
Ages 6-7
Thursdays  4:00pm             Jan 12-Apr 6                   General $325 / Member $265
Ages 7-9
Thursdays  5:00pm             Jan 12-Apr 6                   General $325 / Member $265


Ages 9-11
Wednesdays  5:00pm         Jan 11-Apr 5                   General $325 / Member $265


Indoor Soccer

Learn the proper techniques of passing, dribbling, shooting and goal keeping all while instilling the values of teamwork and sportsmanship.


Preschool (Ages 2-3) - Super Soccer Stars
Thursdays 2:30 PM             Jan 12-Apr 6                  General $360 / Member $300

Preschool (Ages 3-4) - Super Soccer Stars
Thursdays 3:15 PM             Jan 12-Apr 6                  General $360 / Member $300


PreK/K (Ages 4-5) - Super Soccer Stars
Thursdays 3:15 PM             Jan 12-Apr 6                  General $360 / Member $300

Grades 1-2 
Mondays 5:00 PM               Jan 9-Apr 3                    General $295 / Member $240

Grades 3-5
Mondays 5:00 PM               Jan 9-Apr 3                    General $295 / Member $240

Sports Sampler

Learn and strengthen the fundamentals of basketball, soccer, baseball, and other sports while improving motor development, coordination, and teamwork.


PreK/K (Ages 4-5 )  

Tuesdays 3:15 PM              Jan 10-Apr 4                 General $325 / Member $265


Grades 1-2

Wednesdays 5:00 PM        Jan 11-Apr 5                   General $325 / Member $265


Grades 5-6
Wednesdays 4:00 PM         Jan 11-Apr 5                  General $325 / Member $265




Team Handball
This European sport is a mix of basketball and soccer, but focuses on using players’ hands instead of feet. Team Handball is designed to work on life skills such as hand-eye coordination, body awareness, self-awareness, teamwork, and spatial awareness.

Grades 5-6
Tuesdays 5:00 PM              Jan 10-Apr 4                 General $325 / Member $265



Tumbling and Gymnastics

Develop coordination, balance, strength and flexibility with a focus on tumbling, floor exercise, balance beam, trampoline, and vault skills.



Mondays 3:15 PM               Jan 9-Apr 3                    General $295 / Member $240



Thursdays 3:15 PM            Jan 12-Apr 6                   General $325 / Member $265


Grades 1-2

Thursdays 4:00 PM            Jan 12-Apr 6                   General $325 / Member $265


Grades 3-5

Thursdays  5:00 PM           Jan 12-Apr 6                   General $325 / Member $265




Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact sport that is easy to learn and play. Classes are designed to hone your skills through drills and games.

Grades 5-6
Tuesdays 4:00 PM             Jan 10-Apr 4                   General $325 / Member $265




Stanley Lane Youth Basketball Leagues

(1st-9th Grades)

The Y offers an exciting co-ed basketball league for 1st-9th grades which focus on developing the fundamentals of the game, sportsmanship and teamwork. Teams practice on Sundays before their games. In addition, age groups participate in weekly clinics taught by Y basketball staff on Mondays or Thursdays. Games played at The Riverdale Y and PS 81. For more information, click here.



The Art of the Samurai Sword

Develop greater focus, discipline, and flexibility; get a great cardio and strength workout; and have a lot of fun through this ancient martial art form. For beginners and returning students. Belts, uniforms, and training swords available for purchase. No classes on 2/19 and 3/12.


Ages 12+



Sundays  1:00-2:30 PM         Jan 15-Apr 4        General $325 / Member $265



Sundays  2:30-4:00 PM         Jan 15-Apr 4        General $325 / Member $265


Basketball Skills Academy

Players learn and refine the fundamental skills of the game while broadening athletic self-confidence. Led by experienced basketball instructors, clinics emphasize individual skill development in dribbling, passing, shooting, footwork, and team concepts. 


Check back again in the spring for more information!



Flag Football League

The league runs on Sundays in the fall. Stay tuned for registration information for the 2017 season. For details about this past season, click here.



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