Esports

Esports

What is Esports? Electronic Sports, or Esports, takes on the form of organized, multiplayer online video game competitions and is one of the fastest-growing trends for youth engagement. Through the Y’s Esports program, youth are welcome to be who they are, excel at what they love and develop the social, strategic and problem-solving skills necessary to grow into thriving adults all in a safe, moderated and inclusive environment.

As with all YMCA leagues, YMCA eSports will encourage and promote healthy kids, families, and communities by placing a priority on involvement, healthy competition rather than rivalry, the value of participation over winning, team-building as well as individual development, a positive self-image, and mutual respect for others.

YMCA Esports is the development of values through a progressive program stressing skill development, fun, physical fitness, and friendly competition.  All youth have an opportunity to play and families are encouraged to participate. Additional benefits include:

  • Improved hand-eye coordination
  • Improved attention & visual acuity
  • Improved basic visual processing and executive function.
  • Problem-solving & strategy skill development
  • 71% of parents report gaming having net positive effects for children.
  • Boosts self-confidence and player socialization.
  • 54% of gamers say gaming helps them connect with friends.

 

2024 HOURS

Facility

M-T 5 am-9 pm

Fri 5 am-8 pm

Sat 8 am-2 pm

Aquatics

M-T 6 am-1 pm & 4 pm-8:30 pm

Fri 6 am-1 pm & 4 pm-7:30 pm

Sat 9 am – 2 pm

Kids Zone

M-T 8 am-12 pm & 4 pm-8 pm

Fri 8 am-12 pm & 4 pm-7 pm

Sat 8 am-12 pm

11/11/23

Kids Zone will be closed today due to last minute staffing changes. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Redeem at the front desk for a tour and to Try the Y for free for one day!

Max 1 per person.