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Youth Sports

With YMCA youth sports, every kid is on a level playing field. More than just exercise and physical development, Y youth sports build character and instill important values of fair play and teamwork as we keep winning in perspective and focus on the kids. Values are always in play at the Y where we believe every child can excel at skills that matter most.
Listed below are our yearly youth sports programs. If you are interested in any of these programs, please contact us at 601.638.1071 for more information.

Flag Football





Canonball Summer Swim Team

These adult sports programs are offered at your Vicksburg YMCA:


Midday Basketball

Weeknight Evening Volleyball


Adult Sports

Health & Wellness

We offer a variety of programs from cycling and step, to Yoga and Pilates. Interested in Personal Training sessions? Call the Front Desk for more information. 601.638.1071

Please visit the Purks-Golding courtesy desk for an updated class schedule and more information.

Group Exercise

Personal Training

Fitness Spaces


Parkinson's Support featuring Rock Steady Boxing

Active Y Adult Programming

These Active Y Adults programs are offered at your Vicksburg YMCA:

Senior Specific Exercise Programs

Social Engagement

Monthly Field Trips

Monthly Nutrition Education

Continuing Education – technology, healthy living, finances, etc.

Art Classes

Interested in Personal Training sessions? Call the Front Desk for more information. 601.638.1071

Active Y Adults


We offer a variety of aquatic programs from Learn-To-Swim classes and family swims in our outdoor Wilkinson Ver Beck branch pool, to water aerobics, lap swimming, lifeguard classes and birthday swim parties in our heated, indoor Purks-Golding pool.

Indoor & Outdoor Pool Locations

Cannonball Summer Swim Team

Swim Lessons

Water Safety

Lifeguard Certifications

PrimeTime After School Care

The YMCA is a national leader in after school programming with a proven track record of engaging, encouraging and empowering children. Activities, led by trained and caring site directors and counselors, include indoor and outdoor recreation, homework assistance, USDA afternoon snacks, daily devotionals, and character education. PrimeTime offers a safe place to foster youth development through mentorship, team work, and scholastics. Our local program is proud to provide after school care for all 8 elementary schools in Warren County, grades K-6 at the following site locations: Bovina Elementary, Bowmary Elementary, and Purks-Golding YMCA which serves Beechwood, Redwood, Sherman, South Park, Dana Road and Warrenton.


As a convenience to our members, we offer childcare in our nursery for parents to drop their children off while they’re in the building exercising, or taking a class. Ages 3 months to 12 years old. Morning hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m., and afternoon hours are Monday through Thursday 3:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Summer Day Camp

Our Summer Fun Camp is held at both the Purks-Golding and Wilkinson-Ver Beck Branch YMCA’s, and provides boys and girls a fun, theme-filled day camp experience from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Activities, include swimming, crafts, organized games and sports, movies and much more.

Holiday Camps

We also offer special holiday camps during the school year and are held at the YMCA.



The YMCA, nationally, has led the way in camping for over 125 years. The Vicksburg YMCA is proud to offer exciting camping opportunities.

Warner-Tully Resident Camp

Warner-Tully Memorial YMCA Camp, located on 108 acres of rolling hills and shade trees in Claiborne County, has been giving boys and girls safe, memorable overnight camping experiences for over 50 years!

The Vicksburg YMCA also hosts the popular annual community race, the Run Thru History 10KRun, 5K Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run in March. For more race information, visit the official Run Thru History website.

Run Thru History


Birthday Pool Parties

Enjoy the Purks-Golding indoor pool for your child’s next birthday party! Our Birthday Party Program offers kids, ages 5 through 12, the option of spending their special day with us!

When: Saturdays 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. OR 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Cost: Y members $80, Others $100 (includes $20 deposit) for up to 15 kids. Over 15 children: $2 per additional child (25 maximum)

The Y will provide the following for your party:
• Tables set up with ice, balloons, and a “Special T-Shirt” for the birthday child. Refrigerator available.
• 45 minutes of swim in our heated pool with a YMCA lifeguard
• 45 minutes of party time, and our Y staff cleans up following the party!

So bring your guests, swim suits, towels, birthday cake, ice cream and smiles! We offer convenient parking south of the Purks building. Easy pizza delivery! And the Y staff will assist with any special needs or arrangements requested. To reserve your party or for more information, please call 638-1071.

Rock Wall Parties

More info coming soon!

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