White Bear Lake, MN – The YMCA of the North, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, will host a metro-wide soccer tournament and track and field Meet for youth from ages 6 to 14 on Saturday, July 29 (soccer) and Sunday, July 30 (soccer and track).
More than 800 participants will compete in both the soccer games and races through the weekend. The event is the culmination of the eight-week season where participants engaged in sports programs at their local Ys.
“YMCA sports are built on the idea that everyone has an opportunity to play,” said Glen Gunderson, president of the YMCA of the North. “YMCA athletes come from all backgrounds to unite as a team and participants, develop lifelong friendships and engage in healthy, positive competition.”
YMCA Cup Soccer Tournament
White Bear Area YMCA
2100 Orchard Lane, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30 at 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
YMCA All-City Track Meet
White Bear Area High School South Campus
3551 McKnight Rd N, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Sunday, July 30 at 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
About the YMCA of the North
The YMCA of the North is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Established 167 years ago, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across the greater Twin Cities metro region, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities. The 29 Y locations and program sites, eight overnight camps, 10-day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage more than 370,000 men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. To learn more about the Y’s mission and work, visit www.ymcanorth.org.