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!

Whether you just want to shoot some hoops or practive drills, our basketball hoops are open for reservations at the Northeast and SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCAs. Up to three people can a hoop. No game play at this time. You must bring your own ball. Reserve a Hoop

Racquetball will be available on courts 4, 5 and 6 at the SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA. Advanced registration is required by both players. Click to learn more and secure your timeslot.

Items to note:
*4 players maximum per court.
*ALL players need to be pre-registered. If you call, our team can help with signing up another player, OR you can individually register online. This is for capacity/court space reasons, but also required by state law.
*45-minute time slots are available.
*Please wear a facial covering when entering, exiting or while in common areas. You do NOT need to wear it while exercising. 
*Bring a water bottle. Drinking fountains are for bottle filling only.
*You will be asked screening questions when you arrive
*Please clean the court before and after use. Reserve

Reserve a lap lane at our SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA for a 45-minute timeslot in the North (warm water) or South (cool water) pool, or at the Northeast Family YMCA. Lanes can be used for lap swimming, water walking or therapeutic exercise.
Two people may share a lane if mutually agreed upon. Family members from the same household are encouraged to share a lane. Advanced registration required. Available one week in advance.

Independent swimming for ages 16 and up. Ages 8-15 may lap swim with a parent on deck supervising. Reserve

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. 

Adult Level 1/2
Perfect for the student not comfortable going under water or floating on their front and back. Students work on water acclimation, developing comfort with underwater discovery, and entering and exiting the water. Students then work on water movement, focusing on body position, directional change, and forward movement. 30 minute lesson.

Register 1/2

Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Players use solid paddles made of wood or composite material to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to wiffleball, over a net. 

Pickleball is available on Court 3 at the SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA. A maximum of two players per court will be allowed, and both players must be pre-registered for the time slot in order to access the building. 

Locker rooms and towel service are not available at this time. Please bring your own towel and water bottle. Reserve

Coming Back Soon!

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