Sports

City of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Community Center,
Operated by the YMCA

See the schedule for session dates and times unless details appear below. Register at the front desk of any YMCA location Contact Emily Walton at (702) 476-6744 or ewalton@lasvegasymca.org for more information. The YMCA’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are incorporated into every program.

Sport Class Trials – FREE!
If you’re new to a sport, why not try it on for size to see if it’s a fit for you? Enjoy one free sports class per month, for members only. For more details, visit the front desk. .

Gymnastics
Brought to you by The Vitaly Scherbo School and the Y!

Gymnastics (18 months - 13 years)
The Vitaly Scherbo School of Gymnastics has been working with Nevada's youth since 1998. Your child will learn in a positive atmosphere with a highly qualified U.S.A.G. staff hand-selected by Vitaly Scherbo, one of the most accomplished and decorated men's gymnasts. He is a six-time Olympic gold medalist! The program's mission is to help students prepare for life's future experiences and challenges by physical and mental conditioning, which instills pride, self-esteem and personal confidence. Gymnastics programs run year round.

Cost:  $113 per Winter and Spring session, session runs 8 weeks, once a week for 45 minutes. $72 for Summer sessions. 

Sibling Discount: Second child receives $5 off; third receives $10 off
Pre-Registration: Only available for current students - get $10 off. (You must sign up three weeks prior to start of new session.)
Class Attire: Girls - leotards, hair tied back, barefoot, no jewelry; Boys - tank tops (Walmart), shorts, barefoot
Bring: water bottle
Please read and sign the gymnastics rules and policies at the time of registration.

Mondays:
Tots (3-4 years): 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Kinder (5-6 years): 12:35 to 1:20 p.m.
Winter II Session December 9, 2013-February 3, 2014
Spring I Session February 10-March 31, 2014
Spring II Session April 7-May 21, 2014
Summer I Session June 2-June 30, 2014
Summer II Session July 14-August 11, 2014
 
Thurdays:
Tots (3-4 years): 12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Kinder (5-6 years): 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.
Winter II Session December 12, 2013-February 6, 2014
Spring I Session February 13-April 4, 2014
Spring II Session April 10-May 29, 2014
Summer I Session June 5-July 3, 2014
Summer II Session July 17-August 14, 2014
 
Fridays:
Pee Wee (18-36 months): 2:50-3:35 p.m.
Tots (3-4 years): 3:35 to 4:30 p.m.
Tumblers (6-7 years): 4:35 to 5:20 p.m.
Winter II Session December 13, 2013-February 7, 2014
Spring I Session February 14-April 4, 2014
Spring II Session April 11-May 30, 2014
Summer I Session June 6-July 27, 2014
Summer II Session July 18-August 15, 2014
 
Saturdays:
Pee Wee (18-36 months): 10:10-10:50 a.m.
Tots (3-4 years): 11 to 11:45 a.m.
Kinders (5-6 years): 11:50 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. 
Tumblers (6-7 years): 12:40 to 1:25 p.m.
Flippers: 1:30-2:15 p.m.
Winter II Session December 14, 2013-February 8, 2014
Spring I Session February 15-April 5, 2014
Spring II Session April 12-May 31, 2014
Summer I Session June 7-July 5, 2014
Summer II Session July 19-August 16, 2014
 

Team Handball - NEW!

Team Handball Training (ages 10-adult)
It's fast, physical and exciting! Team Handball, introduced as an Olympic sport in 1972, combines elements of indoor soccer, water polo and basketball. Each team has seven players, including a goalie. All levels are encouraged to experience this up-tempo, exciting sport. To learn rules and more, visit www.lasvegasscorpions-thc.com or usateamhandball.org
When: Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m.
Where: Debuting at the Centennial Hills Community Center YMCA, 6601 N. Buffalo Dr.
Who: For Y members. If you're not a member, benefit from this special Team Handball offer and join the Y for just $30 monthly, plus no joining fee when you join! Visit the front desk to enroll.
Contact: For details and volunteer opportunities, contact Bernhard Schneider, 228-5560 or 683-4880 or BernhardSchneider@msn.com. Bernhard's credentials include: USA Team Handball National Championships Manager, Instructor of Team Handball UNLV, Professional Team Handball Player in Germany, U.S. Olympic Festival Head Coach & Commissioner, Head Coach of Las Vegas Scorpions Team Handball Club.

Dance

Mikel's YMCA Dance Academy
Your dancer will receive training in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and combo. Dancers can join the dance team and perform at events. Builds great confidence! Call 592-8747 for details. Registration required.
When: Tuesdays, 4 to 5 p.m. (5-6 years)
Tuesdays, 5 to 6 p.m. (3-4 years)
Wednesdays, 4 to 5 p.m. (9 years - teen)
Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. (7-8 years)
Cost: $45 

 

Basketball Skills

Basketball Academy
Youngsters will have fun while learning sportsmanship and the fundamentals of the game. Program runs year round on a month-to-month basis and meets once a week for 50 minutes. (There will be no classes in August 2014.)
Ages 6-8: Monday at 5 p.m. 
Ages 9-14: Monday at 6 p.m.
Cost: $58 per month

Open Basketball Gym
The monthly schedule is available at the front desk. 
Non-members: Day pass $5 under 21; $10 adults; $15 family (immediate family)

Gym rentals: Contact Mark Caraway , (702) 476-6750 or mcaraway@lasvegasymca.org

Volleyball

Las Vegas Volleyball Academy (ages 5-adult)
Male and female players at all levels (beginner/developmental to advanced/competitive) get to the next level offensively and defensively in a fun, friendly environment. The academy includes drills and scrimmages designed to teach and improve passing, hitting, serving, setting, communication and teamwork.
When: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays
Cost: Please call Coach Ray at (702) 401-8886 or visit www.LVvolleyballacademy.com for more information.

Martial Arts

Shotokan Karate (4 years+, adults and families welcome)
A Japanese traditional martial art, Shotokan Karate is not only one of the best self-defense methods, it's one of the best ways to learn foundational life skills such as confidence, focus, discipline, structure, accountability and memorization. With a growing number of children and adults suffering from obesity, ADHD and other challenges, Shotokan Karate provides an ideal, safe solution while combining visual, auditory, cognitive and experiential learning in every practice session.

Your instructor is Sensei "Nick" Catalin Neagu, a 5th degree black belt who has trained nationally and internationally for more than 30 years. Sensei "Nick" is the founder of Las Vegas Karate - Do. He has also been recognized many times as a gold medal winner of national and international competitions in KATA (forms) and KUMITE (sparring). He is a JKA chief instructor and JKA Romanian head coach. He specializes in combining the best of traditional Japanese karate with the principals of modern athletic training methods and nutrition. FREE UNIFORM WHEN YOU SIGN UP!
When: monthly sessions, meet twice weekly
Beginners: Wednesdays from 4-4:50 p.m.; Saturdays from 8-8:50 a.m. 
Intermediate: Wednesdays from 5-5:50 p.m.; Saturdays from 9-9:50 a.m.
Cost: $73 per month (two times per week for 50 minutes)
For more information, visit www.lvkaratedo.com or call (702) 944-4346.
Parent/guardian seating is available outside the studio. Only students are allowed inside the studio while the class is in session.

Tae Kwon Do (5 years+)
Youth learn Olympic-style Tae Kwon Do techniques. Beginner classes are available.New instructor bio coming soon! 
Beginners: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 5 p.m.
Cost: $93 (three times a week for 50 minutes)
For more information, call (702) 478-9622.
Parent/guardian seating is available outside the studio. Only students are allowed inside the studio while the class is in session.

 

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