Adult Sports

Game on! YMCA Adult Sports programs offer fun ways for men and women to stay active, get fit and explore new hobbies. Whether you are a seasoned athlete or just looking to explore a new hobby, we have something for you!

From karate to swimming to racquetball, the YMCA offers a variety of options for fun and healthy activities for adults of all fitness levels

Whether you just want to shoot some hoops or join a league, come hit the hardwoods at the Y. We have six basketball courts between our Northeast and SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCAs.

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Karate and Tae Kwon Do training at the YMCA provides many benefits including: self-discipline, character building, self-esteem, physical fitness, stress relief and self-defense training. Women in our classes also learn specialized self-defense techniques. Register for Classes

Basic fencing instruction can improve your balance, coordination, ability to think under pressure, and reaction speed. Get a great workout for your mind and body while learning a unique skill. Register for Classes

Participants 16 and older work in small groups with an instructor to meet individual goals for water comfort and skill development. Group interaction encourages personal growth, skill development, and fun. Register for Classes

For swimmers over age 18 who want to work out with other adults on a regular basis with coach guidance. Swim to compete, work on your technique, or just for fun and exercise. Masters Summer season runs May through August.  Ages:18+
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Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Two, three or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite material to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to wiffleball, over a net.

This class is open to all fitness levels. Never run before? Come join us! You will get great support and will enjoy a weekly workout tailored for your abilities! This group meets every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby at the SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA. Ages 18+

For those who love running or want to start running, this club is for you. The running club is structured for all levels and will incorporate strength and core training. Your coaches will make running fun and motivate you to push through to your goals! The group meets every Monday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the downstairs lobby at the Northeast Family YMCA. Northest Family YMCA

Advance any aspect of your game through one-on-one lessons - taught by one of the area’s top players. Call 815-489-1228 to schedule your appointment today.

Looking to improve strength, flexibility, and toughness during the summer? Then we are looking for you! Rowing is an ideal cross-training sport that improves strength, endurance, and flexibility with little risk of injury. The Rockford YMCA Rowing Crew offers both Masters and High School aged youth classes to all who are interested in learning to row. Learn More

Looking to scale new heights – take on our 22-foot indoor climbing wall located at the SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA. We have varying degrees of difficulty to challenge everyone from beginner to advanced skill levels. We welcome you during open climb times or take one of our classes to improve your technique.

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