Youth Fitness & Sports

Helping Kids Stay Active with Action-packed Youth Sport Programs 

There's so much to enjoy; it's hard to choose. For kids to teenagers, age 16 months to 16 years (17 and 18, too). Watch your children grow up here as they learn to master a wide range of fun physical activities and skills.

Baseball & Softball:  Former St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Mike Parisi and his staff return to the YW to teach girls and boys, ages 8-16, to pitch, throw, run and catch with the best of them in our exclusive Baseball & Softball Coaching Clinics and Training Program. Instruction includes training using our professional batting cage and pitching machine.

Basketball: Coaches JP Ballesteros and Mark Jerome are among the top and most respected professional in youth basketball in the country. Sessions implement and improve on fundamental skills while also providing time for supervised games to help develop basketball instincts.  

Dance and Theatre:   YWCA Greenwich now offers dance in three genres taught by local instructors who bring a new level of fun and creativity to dance and a new song & dance program:

  • Ballet, headed by an ABT (American Ballet Theater) certified instructor offering classes for all levels in pre-ballet as well as beginning through intermediate ballet, barre and pointe. 
  • Creative Movement focuses on early development and technical ballet and movement.  Carefully paced sequence of exercises develop physical conditioning, spatial awareness, and age-appropriate social skills
  • Beginning Jazz is a fun, stylized, fast-paced form of dance that employs many of the same concepts of ballet using various styles of jazz.
  • Broadway Song & Dance Theatre is taught by choreographer, Michelle Marceau, Director and Founder of The Greenwich Performing Arts Studio.  

Gymnastics offers everything from the "Jelly Beans" (16 months to 3 years) basic balances and tumbling class through "Gymnastics V" for more advanced Middle School-aged participants.

Tennis:  USPTA certified instructors Hugh and Betsy Underhill will teach classes that create a positive atmosphere and encourages self-confidence and good sportsmanship.  



For additional program information and questions, contact Kyle Wirtz at 203-869-6501, ext. 131 or email to

Please note: YWCA Membership is required for all programs. Go to the Membership Section for information on membership categories.