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News

  • Tuesday March 26 is the last Open Mat for the season.

    • 6-7pm younger wrestlers, 7-8pm older wrestlers.

    • Girls Clinic 6-7pm.

  • THANK YOU for a great season - see you next winter!​​​

Important Dates & Information:

Registration for Wrestling

  • Registration

    • Officially takes place first two weeks of practice however we are an open program and would would like to see everyone try it out. After the 2nd week if you're still interested, come to the tables at practice (talk to Sandy/Renee) or email program director, Chris Berube (glastonburyyouthwrestling@gmail.com).

    • For Registration:  

      1. Complete the online registration

      2. Print Code of Conduct (both parent and wrestlers need to sign) and bring to first practice

      3. Print Waiver of Liability (parent to fill out) and bring to first practice

      4. Register wrestler through USA Wrestling and pay fee (link to site is on our Info Page)

      5. GYW Registration fee $175 payment options: Check (to Glastonbury Youth Wrestling), cash or Venmo

  • ​Where:  

    • Gideon Welles School Auxiliary Room - Enter the school through the side door by the gym.  *Remember - do not wear wrestling shoes outside.

  • When:  

    • K-3rd Grade - Weekly Practices: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  

    • 4th-8th Grade - Weekly Practices: Tuesday,  Wednesday, Friday, 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

    • * If you don't know which session you should be in, check with the coach.

  • Season Session:

    • Wrestling season runs from Nov. 8th to late February/early March depending on state tournaments.

WELCOME TO GLASTONBURY YOUTH WRESTLING!

 

At Glastonbury Youth Wrestling, we are here to support your son or daughter as they develop the skills to shape them into leaders of the future.  Wrestling offers many valuable lessons about sports and life.  Olympic Champion, Dan Gable, was quoted as saying "Once you have wrestled, everything else in life is easy."  At GYW, we believe in the power that children hold and know that they will shape the future.

 

 

WHY WRESTLE?

Quickness, toughness, agility and power are all attributes that can be improved through wrestling.  It's why some of the greatest athletes in history rely on skills developed as wrestlers and why the best coaches recruit wrestlers.

WRESTLING IS:  

 

* Fun   * Safe   * High Energy

WRESTLING PROMOTES: 

* Self-Discipline * Self-Confidence * Mental Toughness

* Strong Work Ethic

WRESTLING IMPROVES: 

 

* Balance   * Foot Speed   * Hand Positioning

* Body Positioning   * Overall Endurance 

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