YMCAs have played a significant role in the history of sports in America. YMCAs invented basketball, volleyball and racquetball. The Cook County Y offers many year round fitness and sport programs and leagues including volleyball, soccer, gymnastics, competitive swimming, and more.

The focus of the Y gymnastics program is to create a fun environment for gaining balance, coordination, and flexibility while introducing children to the basic elements of the sport. We use beam, bars, floor, and tumble track exercises to teach basic gymnastic positions and tumbling skills.
The Y provides Pick up Basketball every Wednesday night! Open Gym times are available every day for members to practice their shots or play a game with their friends.
Every Monday is open Volleyball night from 6-8pm in the gym.  Free to members and $3 for visitors. This is a great chance to meet people while getting some volleyball in.  The hillside court will be reserved for adults. The lakeside court welcomes ages 13+. All ability levels are welcome.
Youth Soccer
The Y youth soccer program is designed to meet each player at their current level of play and provide opportunities to increase their individual skills. The goal is that these opportunities lead to an overall enjoyment of the game through practice and games.
Youth Tennis
Tennis classes and camps are fun, engaging programs to teach the fundamentals of tennis including; Hand-Eye Coordination, Back and Forehand Strokes, simple games , cooperative activities, basic rules, and care of equipment. Throughout the program Children will also begin to learn: basic rules of the game, to keep score, make shot decisions, basics of doubles and continue developing sportsmanship.
Our summer youth archery program teaches kids the concentration, patience and confidence essential for safety and enjoyment of the sport. Archery skills focus on proper body positioning, arm turn and control, proper draw, increased distance, and introduction to scoring.
Pickleball An all-ages sport, pickleball combines tennis, badminton, and ping-pong into an exciting, low-impact activity the whole family can enjoy!  Nets, paddles, and balls are provided at the Membership Service Desk Y at the Cook County YMCA facility. Check out the Gym Schedule for available pickleball times. PICKLEBALL LESSONS (Ages 18-99): This program will teach the rules, strategy, and techniques used in the game of pickleball. Learn drills and game play using a progressive format from week to week.  This program is designed for all experience levels, from the novice to the expert player.  Pickleball is a great way to spend time with your family

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Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Grand Marais, MN 55604