The Dallas YMCA will be offering a Grassroots Cricket Program

Our Grassroots cricket program consist of and 8 week program designed to teach the fundamentals of cricket in a fun and instructional way. Each week will consist of 1 practice (weeknight) and 1 modified practice/game Saturday. As the season progresses players will understand and master the fundamentals of cricket.  

Meet our Coach- Jaafar Shahabuddin

Jaafar Shahabuddin is an International Cricket Council accredited Cricket Coach that has served as a Professional Player and Coach in North America and abroad. Having grown up in Coppell and climbed through the various levels of competitive cricket across North America, Jaafar is very passionate about building a platform that allows more youngsters in the community to participate in the sport, and to create an environment where the game can be enjoyed at all levels. 

Youth Grassroots Cricket


2023 Spring Registration

2023 Summer Registration


Now Open

March 1

Late Registration:



Registration Ends:

Feb 12

April 29th


2nd to 8th grade

2nd to 8th grade


Jersey and participation medal included

Member: $150

Non-Member: $150

Member: $150

Non-Member: $150

Season Dates*:

March 4th- April 29th

May 6th- June 24th

Game Days:

Saturday, 9:00am - 10:30am Saturday, 9:00am - 10:30am


One practice per week decided by volunteer coach

One practice per week decided by volunteer coach

*Dates may be subject to change

Game Location:  Wagon Wheel Practice Field - Cricket Pitch

Practice Location: Wagon Wheel Practice Field - Cricket Pitch

Friends, coach and practice request are accepted during registration but are NOT guaranteed.  YMCA reserves the right to add  any player(s) to a roster if necessary.  

Coaches: Are volunteers that must register for a Criminal Background Check with Athlete Protection training. If you are interested in coaching please indicate so on your registration form and click one the link of Volunteer Coach on the left sidebar.