The Fercho YMCA has six Racquetball/Handball Courts available for members to utilize. Simply find an open court or reservations can be made in advance in 45-minute blocks by stopping by the Member Services Desk or calling 701.293.9622 up to three days in advance. Over the noon hour, reservations are limited to one 45-minute block. Any age may participate in racquetball or handball but children ages eight and under must be accompanied by an adult to be alone in the facility. Racquets/equipment/balls are available to be checked out at the Member Services Desk. Additionally, Wallyball equipment may be checked out from the Member Services Desk and may be used in Courts 3 and 4.
Adult Member Racquetball – Challenge Court
Members are welcome to participate in Adult Member Racquetball Games in the Racquetball Challenge Court (Court 1) every day from open to close. Adult Member Racquetball is reserved for ages 15+.
Earl Lee Random Doubles Racquetball Tournament
Join us for our annual Random Doubles Racquetball Tournament in honor of Earl Lee who became a big advocate for racquetball in the YMCA and in the community. For information on the Earl Lee Random Doubles Tournament, please contact 701.364.4116.
Adult Member Handball – Challenge Court
Members are welcome to participate in Adult Member Handball Games in the Handball Challenge Court (Court 6) everyday from open to close. Adult Member Handball is reserved for ages 15+. Looking to spectate or join in on a game? The Y’s handball ‘regulars’ are typically playing in Court 6 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:30am – 12:00pm and Saturdays 8:30am – 10:00am. They would be happy to welcome you into the game!
Rudy Harris Handball Tournament
Join us for our annual Handball Tournament in honor of Rudy Harris, a man who positively influenced the lives of hundreds of youth and was a pioneer and leader for the sport of handball at a local, regional and national level. The first Rudy Harris Handball Tournament was held in 1976, in honor of Rudy Harris, executive director of the Fargo-Moorhead Family YMCA from 1939 -1942. This tournament is an indoor, four-wall competition for singles and doubles and is held annually in September. For information on the Rudy Harris Tournament, please contact 701.364.4130 or visit the FM Handball Club Facebook page.
North Dakota State Handball Tournament
We welcome any and all handball players – from all states and provinces – to our annual state tournament! This tournament is an indoor, four-wall competition for singles and doubles and is held annually in March. For information on the North Dakota State Handball Tournament, please contact 701.364.4130 or visit the FM Handball Club Facebook page.
FM Handball Club
The FM Handball Club is comprised of 30+ handball players of all ages who play year round at the Fercho YMCA (and at the Island Park outdoor courts when weather allows). Generally, players play pickup games at the Fercho YMCA Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:30am – 12:00pm and Saturdays 8:30am – 10:00am. To learn more about the FM Handball Club or receive information on other FM Handball Club Tournaments, visit the FM Handball Club Facebook page. Looking for instruction, tips or to meet other players? We’d love to help! Please contact Mark Winkelman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 701.799.0877 or contact Dick Reis at email@example.com or 701.306.2071 (gloves and ball will be provided).
Members are welcome to participate in Adult Member Pickleball Games, which is reserved for ages 18+. Players are in charge of setting up their own equipment. There are no scheduled games, players are simply encouraged to make up teams and play! Paddles/balls is available for rent at the Member Services Desk. To view reserved gym time for Adult Member Pickleball, view our Fercho Basketball Gym Schedule.
To learn more about Racquetball, Handball, and Pickleball at the YMCA, please contact Ali Kellerman at 701.364.4116 or firstname.lastname@example.org