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 for rent at the Member Services Desk. Additionally, Wallyball equipment may be rented 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+. For more information, please contact Luke Hommerding at email@example.com or 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! Looking for instruction, tips or to meet other players? Please contact Mark Winkelman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 701.799.0877 or Dick Reis at email@example.com or 701.306.2071.
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. Next Tournament Date: September 28 – 30, 2018 at the Fercho YMCA. For information on the Rudy Harris Tournament, please visit the FM Handball Club website or Facebook page.
North Dakota State Handball Tournament
We welcome any and all handball players to our annual state tournament! This tournament is an indoor, four-wall competition for singles and doubles and is open to players from all states and provinces. Next Tournament Date: March 8 – 10, 2019 at the Fercho YMCA. For information on the North Dakota State Handball Tournament, please visit the FM Handball Club website or Facebook page.
FM Handball Club
The FM Handball Club is comprised of 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. and we welcome all newcomers. If you’ve never played, we’d be happy to help you get started! To learn more about the FM Handball Club or receive information on other FM Handball Club Tournaments, visit the FM Handball Club website or Facebook page.
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 Pickleball, Handball, and Racquetball at the YMCA, please contact Luke Hommerding at 701.364.4116 or firstname.lastname@example.org.