The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

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Preserves traditional aspects of Karate. Promotes development of the mind and body. Teaches sportsmanship, develops strength, coordination and power. Emphasizes self-defense and creates physical fitness. Ultimate goal...Develop quality character!

Karate is defined as a Japanese art of self-defense employing hand strikes and kicks to disable or subdue an opponent. At the YMCA, Karate is a sport. Participants are progressed through the levels based on their skill. Beginner and advanced levels are available for youth.

Recreational Divisions: 

Ages 7-18


On going Registration, must register by the 5th of each month.

Late Registration: After the 6th of the month- subject to $15 late fee


Tuesdays: 7:30 pm (Youth) & 8:30 pm (Adult)

Wednesday: 7:30pm (Youth) & 8:30 pm (Adult)

Thursday: 7:30 pm (Youth) & 8:30 pm (Adult)

$55 for Y Members | $70 for Non Y-Members


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Jeff Smith
Sports Director
100 YMCA Dr., Waxahachie, TX 75165
(P) 972-937-9622 (YMCA)