Our classes for babies, toddlers, school-aged kids, and teens include dance, cartooning, music lessons, and much more. Kids develop their skills, make new friends, and become empowered in youth programs.
Through programs like ballet, we nurture kids’ sense of self-confidence and introduce them to positive, fun activities that build athletic, social, and interpersonal skills. Dance is a great way for kids to get active and express themselves creatively. Ballet is an essential foundation for all dance. The basics and more are introduced with patience and care, not to mention fun!
This classical ballet class will include barre exercises, center technique, adagio, and basic turns. Children will be introduced to classical music as they learn about controlling their movements and improving posture and flexibility.
This class provides a carefully paced sequence of movements to develop physical conditioning, strengthen listening skills, coordination, and locomotor movement. Activities are presented through pop, hip hop, and cultural dance styles.
Learn the basic way to use your body in ways that encourage many different stylistic techniques. A high energy course highlighting the basics of hip hop and funk with basic moves linked together into a progressive routine taught to a compilation of popular hip hop and R&B music.
Zumba® Kids Jr.
It’s a dance party for little feet where pint sized party animals get silly, dream big, and begin their journey to a healthy future. This class is free for Y members. Registration required.
The Zumba Kids program is the ultimate dance-fitness party for young Zumba fans where they can play it loud and rock with friends! Age-appropriate music moves and gets kids movin’ to the beat. This class is free for Y members. Registration required.
Children have fun and learn the fundamentals of sports in a structured setting. Class consists of structured basketball activities. Children build confidence, develop teamwork and learn social skills and the basics of sports in a positive and fun environment!
Learn and master the basics of passing, dribbling and shooting and practice your offense and defense in fun scrimmages.
Enhance your basketball skills in this fun, competitive league. Players are divided by age and split time between practice, scrimmages, and games.
Ages 5-9, 10-14
A fun, non-competitive program for boys and girls ages 5-14. Our active gymnasts will be geared up to advance in safe, consistent, and productive progressions.
Flex & Stretch
Join Coach Crystal for an 8 week program that will condition our dancers, cheerleaders, and gymnasts. This class will help our students gain strength and flexibility which will help with their overall performance.
Learn basic punches, strikes, blocks, and kicks while gaining focus, strength, and coordination. Karate at the Y is all about teamwork, respect, and patience – not combat or self-defense.
Children can also benefit from registering from Karate instruction two times per week to enhance student progression.
Children have fun and learn the fundamentals of sports in a structured setting. Class consists of structured soccer activities. Children build confidence, develop teamwork and learn social skills and the basics of sports in a positive and fun environment!
Youth soccer participants of all levels improve their skills through engaging warm-ups, activities, and games, all while having fun! During select sessions we will use Mafera Park, just a short walk from the Y, for playing outdoors.
Arts & Education
Our Art & Play class covers five basic art areas: collage, painting, drawing, print-making, and construction. The children experience the art materials at their own pace. Our instructors use materials that are satisfying to the eye and stimulating to the touch. The instructor’s philosophy is that it is the process, not the finished product that is important when tapping into the child’s creative spirit.
Enhance your child’s development and love of music through song, dance, movement games and instruments. Children will explore movement, melody and rhythm, while learning a wide variety of child friendly songs and dances. These concepts will also nurture their physical and social development. Children sing, listen to stories, play rhythm instruments and more in this movement and music class for young children.
This program introduces your child into a classroom setting where they can experience science concepts. Children explore science concepts through the use of hands on materials and manipulatives.
Kids and their families learn about nutrition and culinary arts! Participants learn how to make a variety of tasty snacks and meals while spending quality time with peers and family.
Your child is growing bigger and it may be time to expand their little universe. This 75 minute class is designed to enhance and explore your child’s curiosity, as well as develop intellectual, emotional and social skills. Role playing, art, music activities, and manipulative objects provide a challenging environment for your child. The goal of this class is to develop independence and ease first time separation.
Children explore their independence and learn to socialize with their peers in the fun-filled class through exploration, role playing, arts and crafts, and circle time. The objective of the class is for us to help your child learn the necessary skills to succeed in a school setting and ease first time separation.