From dance to sports and more, the Y offers holistic programming that enhances, protects, and nurtures the unique development journey of every child.

YMCA Child Care is a place for children to explore, learn, feel safe, cared for and celebrated. We encourage positive relationships between the children, child care staff and parents to ensure a high-quality experience for everyone.

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Physical Education for Distance Learning Students
Ages 6 – 12

Let the YMCA be your partner in creating a time for physical activity for your homeschool child. Basic skills and drills will be taught as well as a great time to build friendships with other children in our community.

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Building physical fitness, confidence and respect for self and others are only a few of the benefits of Martial Arts. Learn basics while having a fun interactive experience. Classes vary by location.

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Ages 11-16

Better Sitters Today. Better Parents Tomorrow.

Prepare for a future of babysitting through our Safe Sitter® Workshops. Created by a doctor, this course will teach your teen or adolescent what it takes to be a safe, nurturing babysitter and how to gain the confidence to be successful. These foundational skills can be beneficial throughout life, especially in future interactions with children. First Aid and CPR certification are not included in this course but will be addressed. Fee includes a Safe Sitter Student Manual and up to 6.5 hours of instruction.

  • Meal break provided. Please bring your own meal.

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Workshops are available for your group or club. For information on scheduling a special workshop, please contact Jade Smith

Classes must have at least 5 students registered by closing on the registration deadline. If not, we will need to cancel the class and offer to transfer to a future session.

For more information, please contact Jade Smith.

Introduce the art of tumbling in a fun and active learning environment. Kids build body awareness and self-confidence as Y staff guide and challenge them through a progressive curriculum, offering caring recognition and positive reinforcement.

Classes vary by location.

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Youth Wellness Center Trainings

Is your tween/teen ready to workout in our Wellness Center? Sign them up for Cardio, Strength or Free-Weight trainings, or all of them, to learn the skills they need to have a safe and fun workout at the Y. All youth 10-15 years are required to attend appropriate trainings prior to their first workouts in our Wellness Center. The first two trainings are free and required for youth wishing to access the Wellness Center for activities. Appropriate wristbands will be provided every time they check-in. A parent must also be present at trainings.

Cardio Training

  • Ages 10 – 15
  • View schedule on YMCA360 and make reservation


In this complimentary one-hour training with a Wellness Coach, they will learn the proper use of cardio equipment along with the rules and responsibilities of the Wellness Center. Once completed, they will receive a red wristband and access to the cardio equipment. Youth ages 10-11 must have parent/adult present anytime they are in the Wellness Center.

Strength Training

  • Ages 12 – 15
  • View schedule on YMCA360 and make reservation


Prerequisite: Completion of cardio training
This complimentary one-hour training with a Wellness Coach will focus on safe and proper form to use strength training equipment. It does not include free-weights. Upon completion, youth may use the Wellness Center without adult supervision and will receive a blue wristband and access to the cardio and strength equipment.

Free-Weight Training

  • Ages 12 – 15
  • Fee based program. Registration required.

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Prerequisite: Completion of cardio and strength trainings
In this session the Wellness Coach will emphasize and teach proper safety and form when using free-weights. Once completed, they will have full access to the Wellness Center designated by a checkered wristband. Up to three sessions.

Girl DancingFrom Fairy Tale Ballet to Hip Hop, dance classes help to improve flexibility, coordination, balance, stamina and strength. Our programs allow youth to explore dance in a fun and supportive environment.

Classes vary by location.

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The YMCA stresses child-oriented attitudes by keeping winning in perspective, having fun, improving physical fitness, and working with the whole child. The YMCA wants the quality of play to improve in order to meet the needs of all participants whatever their ability and skills.

The YMCA accomplishes this by training adult volunteers in clinics and workshops that the child comes first and winning comes second. The key for coaches and parents is to keep winning in perspective. Competition will happen in youth sports without any external pressures. It is important to keep competition at a level appropriate for the athlete.

The goal of the Youth Sports program is to help the child grow to his/her fullest potential in mind, body, and spirit. Activity helps the body grow; thinking advances the mind; and belief makes our spirit grow.

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Ages 7 -17

Your Place to Belong. YMCA Youth & Teen Activity Centers offer a safe, friendly, and casual atmosphere. Each center provides adult supervision and a fun place to hang out with friends. Our staff builds positive relationships with youth through games, special events and programs. Staffed hours vary by location. 

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