On Nov 21, all three Ys will close at noon. On Nov 22, the Arapahoe and Mapleton Ys are closed. Some areas of the Longmont Y are open 9:00am-noon. There will be no Gym Ventures on Nov 23.


YMCA Jr. Buffs VolleyballYMCA Jr. Buffs Volleyball

YMCA and CU Athletics are pleased to team up to offer YMCA Jr. Buffs Volleyball. Participants of the YMCA Jr. Buffs sports programs will receive the benefit of the expertise of both organizations. For each YMCA Jr. Buffs sport, CU has a team, so you can be sure to get the best youth sports experience possible.


Rec Volleyball League (3rd-6th Grades)

Volleyball was pioneered by the YMCA in the 1870s, and today it is still a much-loved sport for boys and girls who want a challenging, captivating game to try. Our rec league gives players opportunities to learn and develop volleyball skills and mechanics in a friendly, low-pressure setting. We empower and engage players to serve hard, jump high and play as a team. 

Arapahoe Y

Practices begin the week of Sept 10
Games: Saturdays, Sept 15-Oct 27, 9:30am-12:30pm


  • Member: $90
  • Non-member: $110

Plus uniform fee. There is a $20 wait list fee as of Aug 31.


  • Member: $100
  • Non-member: $125

Plus uniform fee. There is a $20 wait list fee as of Aug 31.


Volleyball Scrimmage and Skills (3rd-9th Grade)

Serving the ball over the net, learning to set, controlling your passes. This new Y program is all about volleyball skill development — helping young players attain the ability and confidence to thrive on the court. Volleyball Scrimmage and Skills is a fun, clinic-style program that empowers kids to grow into confident, capable players. 

Arapahoe Y


Mondays, Nov 5-Dec 3, 4:00-5:00pm

  • Member: $50
  • Non-member: $75


Mondays, Nov 5-Dec 3, 5:15-6:30pm

  • Member: $60
  • Non-member: $85


Mondays, Nov 5-Dec 3, 6:45-8:15pm

  • Member: $70
  • Non-member: $95


Volleyball Skills Camp (3rd-9th Grade)

Your little player can hone their serving, passing and hitting skills, work on ball control and improve footwork with the help of the Y’s expert volleyball coaches. These clinics focus on skill-development drills and the opportunity to apply those lessons during sometimes-silly games. Kids learn, grow and slide (yes, we said slide) in a fun, inclusive environment. 

Arapahoe Y

Mon-Tue, Nov 19-20, 4:30-7:00pm

Thu-Fri, Dec 27-28, 1:30-4:00pm

  • Member: $40
  • Non-member: $65


The YMCA Firecracker: CARA Volleyball (7th-8th Grade)

The Firecracker, the Y’s new CARA Volleyball program, helps players build confidence on the court, hone skills and experience the thrill of a traveling league. This program is perfect for players who want to prepare for high school or club volleyball in a fun, team-focused setting. 

Arapahoe Y

Practice begins Aug 20, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30pm
Games: Saturdays, Sept 15-Oct 20, Time TBD

State Tournament: Oct 27

There are two game days consisting of 2-4 matches throughout the season.

  • Member: $150
  • Non-member: $180

Plus uniform fee.


Sports Specific Coaching

Basketball and Volleyball (Ages 8+)

Grow your game! This one-on-one training is designed specifically for the young athlete who wants to progress in his or her sport. Your child can take his or her game to the next level with a highly experienced Y Certified Coach. Trainings are offered year-round.

1 60-Minute Session

  • Member: $40
  • Non-member: $60

4 60-Minute Sessions

  • Member: $150
  • Non-member: $225

Register for sport specific coaching

Sports Department: Volleyball

303-443-4474 ext. 6300

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