The HORNELL YMCA is your destination for special events all year long!
Self Defense for Women
This 3 hour class dispels the myth that women cannot or should not defend themselves by presenting a program that every woman can effectively apply regardless of age or physical condition. This class will teach a woman to fight like a woman, not like a man. The fact that she is usually smaller and weaker than her opponent can actually be an advantage.
Who: Women age 13 and up
Intro to Karate
It gives you confidence, builds your physical fitness, increases your flexiblity and it's fun! In addition to these obvious attributes martial arts can also teach you:
To control your emotions so they don't control your actions
The skills foundation to become a well-rounded individual
The positive values of respect, accountability, honor and self-control
The ability to stand up to peer pressure when your values are challenged
To step outside your comfort zone and try new things
Who: Students grades 3rd-6th
Men's Basketball League
January - March
Maximum of 12 teams
8 game season plus post season playoffs
Maximum of 12 players per roster
Team Fee: $350
5K RUN FOR THE SHAMROCK
This is a 3.1 mile race. Many participants have made this part of their St. Patricks Day tradition. This is a certified race route that starts and finishes in front of the Hornell YMCA. Register at RunSignUp
When: March 11
Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Gus Macker returns to take over Main St. in downtown Hornell. Age groups for the tournament start at 10 and under and go up to 40+. Register online at Gus Macker. Volunteers are needed to make this event a success! Sign up at the Y.