Youth Recreation

USTA Rec Tennis Kids Camps Boys & girls, 5-14 years old
Campers will learn basic tennis skills through engaging instruction, fun and high-energy games. Camps will run weekly all summer long in 1.5-hour or 4-hour sessions. The 1.5-hour program focuses on tennis, while the 4-hour session includes tennis as well as fun camp games and activities.
Register online at rectennis.com/city/yakima
Location: Kissel Park       M-F        June 20-August 19
1.5-hour session              9:00-10:30 a.m.                 Fee: $45 per week
4-hour session                8:00 a.m.-Noon                 Fee: $109 per week


Skyhawks Sports Camps at Franklin Park
Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle. Our patient an knowledgeable staff use a variety of skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of the sport.
Visit skyhawks.com for information, sample schedules and registration for any of the following camps.

Mini-Hawk Sports Camp
Boys & Girls, 4-7 years old
This multi-sport programs were developed to give children a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of baseball, basketball and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Mini-Hawk games and activities are designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand-eye coordination and skill development at their own pace. Skyhawks staff are trained to handle specific needs of young athletes. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen.
M-F 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Session 1: July 5-8 (T-F) Fee: $104
Session 2: August 1-5 (M-F) Fee: $129

Multi-Sport Camps
Boys & Girls, 6-12 years old
Our multi-sport camps are designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting over the course of one fun-filled week. Athletes will learn the rules & essentials of each sport through skill-based games and scrimmages. Your child will walk away with knowledge of multiple sports along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and self discipline.
Fee: $159 w/swimming, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. ($129 without swimming, 9:00 a.m.-Noon)
Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee and Capture the Flag: M-F June 20-24
Soccer, Baseball and Basketball: M-F Session 1: July 11-15; Session 2: August 8-12
Dodge Ball, Capture the Flag and Ultimate Frisbee: M-F August 1-5
Basketball and Flag Football: M-F August 15-19
Fee: $149 w/swimming 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
($129 without swimming 9:00 a.m. – Noon)

Flag Football Camp
Boys & Girls, 6-12 years old
Skyhawks Flag Football is the perfect introduction to “America’s Game” or a great refresher for those who want to brush up on their skills preparing for league play. Through our “skill of the day” exercises, campers will learn skills on both sides of the ball including the core components of passing, catching, and de-flagging or defensive positioning-all presented in a fun and positive environment. The week ends with the Skyhawks Super Bowl, giving participants a chance to showcase their skills on the gridiron! Swim at Franklin Pool in the afternoon.
M-F July 25-29
Fee: $159 w/swimming 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
($129 without swimming 9:00 a.m. – Noon)

Oudoor Volleyball Camp
Boys & Girls, 6-12 years old
Skyhawks Volleyball takes the energy and excitement of this great team sport and puts it together into one fun-filled camp. All aspects of the game are taught through drills and exercises that focus on passing, setting, hitting and serving. This co-ed program is designed for the beginning and intermediate player. Our volleyball staff will assist each athlete in developing fundamentals through fame-speed drills and daily scrimmages aimed at developing the whole player. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, two snacks, water bottle and sunscreen.
M-F July 18-22
Fee: $159 w/swimming 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
($129 without swimming 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Cheerleading Camp
Boys & girls, 6-12 years old

Skyhawks cheerleading teaches young athletes all the essential skills to lead the crowd and support the home team. Each camper will learn cheers, proper hand and body movements, as well as jumping techniques. There is no stunting, just a big focus on fun while each cheerleader learns important life skills, such as teambuilding and leadership. The week concludes with a choreographed performance to cheer at a Skyhawks football tournament!
M-F July 25-29
Fee: $159 w/swimming 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
($129 without swimming 9:00 a.m. – Noon)

Stem & Play: Soccer
Boys & girls, 6-12 years old
Skyhawks is excited to offer STEM Sports curriculum! These STEM & Play programs use sports as the real-life application to engage elementary and middle school-aged participants. Our double-play combination of physical activity and cognitive thinking provides a comprehensive, inquiry-based educational experience and a solution for crucial science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) literacy for students.
As a result, students develop:

  • critical thinking
  • collaboration
  • creative problem-solving
  • leadership skills that can be applied throughout their education and future careers

M-F June 27-July 1
Fee: $159 w/swimming 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
($129 without swimming 9:00 a.m. – Noon)