YMCA of El Paso

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Welcome to the

YMCA of El Paso

The YMCA of El Paso strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.



Coach's Corner

Thank you for volunteering to coach at the YMCA of El Paso!

Coaches are the heart of Y youth sports.

Here you will find some resources for the upcoming season as well as our volunteer application and links to our online trainings.

Below are the requirements for all YMCA coaches:


Coach's Handbook (PDF)
: A handbook designed for coaches with information on all of the following; YMCA sports overview, risk and injury prevention, character development, practice guidelines and tips, working with parents and officials, coaches troubleshooting guide, and more.

Loya Youth Sports (PDF)
Bowling Youth Sports (PDF)
Westside Youth Sports (PDF)

GISD After School Sports Leagues (PDF)

Recreational Youth Sports FAQs
Competitive Youth Sports FAQ (PDF)

Concussion Information

Concussions can occur in any sport or recreation activity. So, all coaches, parents, and athletes need to learn concussion signs and symptoms and what to do if a concussion occurs.

Concussion Fact Sheet for Coaches (PDF)
Concussion Training for Coaches (PDF)
Concussion Information for Athletes (PDF)
Concussion Information for Parents (PDF)

Free Online Concussion Training

Coaching Tips

Below are some helpful hints and resources on how to make it fun for everyone.

How to teach Passing

How to teach Dribbling

How to teach Shooting

How to teach Defense

How to teach Lay Ups

How to teach Rebounding


YMCA Youth Sports are sponsored by Fred Loya Insurance.

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.