From parent and child classes and science workshops to recreational swim time, the West Side YMCA has programs that bring the family together.


Parent & Child Swim Lessons
Ages 6 months-5 years

Hop in the pool with your baby or toddler and help them learn to be comfortable in the water. Parents learn about water safety and drowning prevention.

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Preschool Prep: Let's Get Ready
Ages 18-36 months

A pre-nursery school class with hands-on activities and gradual separation from parents or caregiver. Activities include art, story time, singing, literacy development, free play, and snack. Caregiver participation is required in the fall.

Registration for this program is available in the fall.


Scientific Saturdays
Ages 2-7 years

These monthly workshops are designed for adults and children exploring the world together as scientists. Topics change monthly and range from fall and corn to birds, butterflies, and air. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 



Family Fun Fridays
Ages 2-7 years

Does your family have a family night tradition, a special evening that you set aside to spend time together? Start by spending the first Friday of the month at the YMCA! Each month there is a new theme with games, activities, movies, and snacks. Start the tradition now! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Email us to register for this free program!


Family Gym Time
All ages

Parents and children can be active together! During this time, families can use the gym to play sports and games together in a fun, safe environment.

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Family Swim
All ages

Enjoy some quality time with your children in the water where you can play games and practice swimming skills. A parent or guardian must be in the pool with the children at all times.

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