The Family YMCA

1450 Iris St. Los Alamos, NM 87544

Court Sports Journey

The Family YMCA Adventure Journey
Learn a new life long fun workout sport, try six court sports during two weeks with our instructor Lem O’Neill.

***Court Sports Journey not currently offered


Tue/Thu 6:30 – 8:30PM at The Family YMCA Racquetball courts

Sunday 2:00 – 4:00PM in The Family YMCA Gym.


Y-members: $40

Program member: $55



Week 1: May 16, 18 & 21

Week 2: May 23, 25 & 28

Register for two week program by May 1st

***Bring your own equipment or use our loaner equipment.


Week 1
Tuesday, May 16th:
The learning begins with handball on Tuesday in a 4 walled court developing left and right arm coordination, hand-eye coordination, proper swing with a soft foam ball.

Thursday, May 18th:

The next phase is Paddleball and this Thursday we to learn how to control a paddle, the effects of spin on a low ball, and how to play with others around you.

Sunday, May 21st:
On Saturday, we move to the Gym, and use everything we have just learned to hit a pickleball over a net, to the area we are targeting, keeping it between the lines on the floor with no walls to help.


Week 2

Tuesday, May 23rd:
Tuesday Week two, we reinforce improving all learned skills with play in a 4 wall court with special larger squash ball with a racquetball racquet.

Thursday, May 25th:
Thursday week two, we experience racquetball, getting used to receiving and applying more ball speed, learning anticipation and positioning.

Sunday, May 28th:

Saturday week two we finish the journey in the gym learning to hit a shuttlecock over a net.