Our classes for kids include dance, visual art, and more. Kids can learn to play a sport, develop their skills, make new friends, and become empowered in youth programs.

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The next eight-week session of classes begins the week of September 3, 2019. Registration opens for YMCA members on August 17, and for community members on August 24.

Dance

Ballet

Ages 3-6, 7-12

The basics of ballet and tap are introduced with patience and care, not to mention fun! Our programs nurture kids’ sense of self-confidence and introduce them to positive, fun activities that build athletic, social and interpersonal skills.

Register for Ages 3-6

Register for Ages 7-12

Hip Hop

Ages 3-5, 6-8

This introductory level Hip hop class provides a structured method of learning various hip hop movements in a fun-filled and vibrant class environment, and offers a new set of combinations and routines every time.

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Zumba® Kids

Ages 4-12

Designed especially for kids, Zumba® Kids classes are high- energy fitness parties, packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines and all the music kids love.

Free for Y members, registration required.

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Visual Arts

Art for Kids

Young Picasso
Ages 5-6, 7-12

Exploring drawing and painting techniques using different media such as a variety of pencils, pastels, watercolor and acrylics. Students will find their individual expression through art and develop technical skills with rendering and color.

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Sports

Kids Boot Camp

Ages 5-12

Bootcamp class designed for children to workout there entire body using calisthenics.

Free for Y members

Contact us for more information.

Basketball

Youth Basketball League
Ages 5-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-18

Children learn the game of basketball through age appropriate drills, exercises, and controlled games while developing teamwork and sportsmanship. The Bronx Y’s Youth Basketball League emphasizes the importance of having fun and playing basketball, while also developing athletic and social skills, improving educational performance and learning about healthy lifestyles.

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Martial Arts

Tae Kwon Do - Beginner
Ages 3-5, 4-6

Learn basic punches, strikes, blocks and kicks while gaining focus, strength and coordination. Our class is about teamwork, respect and patience—not combat or self-defense.

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Tae Kwon Do - Intermediate & Advanced
Ages 4+

Participants develop balance, coordination, self confidence and discipline through this martial art form. Classes focus on the development of the youth’s positive attitude, behavior and character through building self-esteem and self-discipline while instilling respect for themselves and others.

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Multi-Sport

Sports Sampler
Ages 3-4

Instructional program designed to prepare kids for sports without the threat of competition or fear of getting injured. Parents follow along with children to learn all of the basic skills, such as throwing, kicking, batting, etc. The sports introduced are baseball, basketball, soccer and football.

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CATCH Kids Club

The CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Kids Club is a recreation program to promote behaviors that assist in developing and maintaining health in school-age children. The primary goal is to promote healthy nutrition and physical activity behavior.

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Swim Lessons

Ages 6 months+

The YMCA offers swim classes for infants, kids, teenagers, and adults. Find a class that’s right for you today and get started in the pool!

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Soccer

Soccer
Ages 3-6, 7-11, 12-16

This program offers children the basic skills needed to comprehend the sport. Children learn how to become comfortable with their feet while maneuvering, passing, and kicking the ball properly.

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YUSC Soccer Club
Ages 6-14

This program is perfect for players looking for a more competitive soccer environment with three weekly practices and small-sided games to enhance player development. Training focuses on skill development while learning the fundamentals and proper technique in passing, dribbling and shooting.

Contact us for more information.