Fall and Winter Sports

Yakima Parks & Recreation


Boys & Girls — 5-6 years old

Kids will work on the fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting. This program is designed to teach and improve basic soccer skills, provide a positive experience, and encourage sportsmanship in youth in non-competitive scrimmages. Fee includes a T-shirt. Fee: $43/$35 with resident discount and $10 for an optional ball. Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. Dates: February 1-22. Location: Yakima Field House, 1015 E Lincoln Ave., Suite 105.


Boys & Girls 8-15 years old

Want to try skiing or snowboarding? This program is designed for kids who are new to the sport. It’s a great way to get started. This package includes transportation, equipment rental, lesson and use of the beginner ski area. Register early, space is limited. Fee: $52 for Child/Junior (up to age 15). Meet and pick up at Public Works at 2301 Fruitvale Blvd., Yakima. Session: January 20 — 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Boys & Girls 8-14 years old

No School? Escape the city for some winter mountain fun. Hit the slopes at Snoqualmie Pass with machine-groomed lanes, commercial-grade tubes with covers and surface tows to pull your kids back to the top of the hill. Transportation provided. Fee: $44/$34 with resident discount. Date: Monday, February 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet and pick up at Public Works at 2301 Fruitvale Blvd, Yakima.

For more info on all the above programs, go to yakimaparks.com

Yakima YMCA


Boys & Girls 3-6 years old

Teamwork, skill development, coordination and fun are encouraged in our sports leagues. Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Registration November 7 through January 2. Season is January 7 through February 6. YMCA Member $55, Non-member $70. Contact Gilbert Duran at 509-972-5273 or gduran@yakimaymca.org


Parent and Child classes

(ages 6 months to 3 years)

Get ready to swim with baby or toddler. Enjoy special time with your little one as they learn basic water safety and skills like blowing bubbles and kicking to get them ready to learn the basics of swimming. Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9:30-10 a.m. or Monday and Wednesday evenings 5:30— 6 p.m. Member $45. Non-member $55. See yakimaymca.org for more info.

Lions Pool


Saturdays from 7-9 p.m. Fridays from 7-8:30 p.m. Pool is located at 509 West Pine Street, Yakima. Swim lessons may be available in January and February. Check yakimaparks.com or call 509-575-6046 for availability.

The Fieldhouse Yakima


An award-winning child development program that uses soccer to help children ages 18 months to 12 years tackle important developmental milestones through age-appropriate and fun-filled activities. Inspires kids to be active, strong and confident. Classes are 50 minutes and run on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, depending on age group. See thefieldhouseyakima.com for more information.