YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

At the Y, we focus on allowing all children to learn, grow and thrive in a positive, supportive environment with skilled staff and volunteers dedicated to our purpose   and goals. 

                                 

FALL ITTY BITTY SOCCER

Season: September 9th - October 9th Days/Times: Mondays and Wednesdays 4-5 Year Olds: 4:30-5:15pm 6-7 Year Olds: 5:30-6:15pm

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Winter Itty Bitty Basketball

Season: January 11, 2020 - February 15, 2020 Days/Times: Saturdays 4-5 Year Olds: 10:30-11:15am 6-7 Year Olds: 11:30-12:15pm

Registration opens November 1st!

YOU, ME and DISCOVERY (Ages 2-4) 

This parent and me course will support your 2, 3, or 4 year old in their discover of the world through STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) while providing you with tips, tricks, and experiments to use at home. Enjoy quality time supporting your child’s development while meeting other parents.

September 4th-25th

Member: $60 // Community Member: $70

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Y FIT KIDS (Ages 8-11)

Our Y-FIT Kids Program promotes age appropriate fitness, health and nutrition while having fun!  

Fall Session: To Be Announced

Your child will:

  • Exercise twice a week

  • Experience interval & strength training

  • Learn the importance of healthy food choices

Our mission is to get our local youth more active and healthy by exercising, eating healthy, and have fun together!  This is a (6) Week Program is offered once a quarter.

Members: $50// Community Members: $60

Parents: Have your child come dressed to work out and have fun!        

HYPE! - HOMESCHOOL PE (Ages 6-16)

Introducing HYPE! A PE program for homeschoolers ages 6 to 16 with set curriculum including; games to develop strength and coordination, health and nutrition education, learning the basics of team sports, and have a lot of fun!  Kids will spend one hour at the YMCA with a Homeschool PE coach with (2) age appropriate groups. 

Registration: Open August 5th, 2019

Session 1: September 18th - December 11th : Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00pm

Members: $65 // Community Members: $75

Email becca@wenymca.org or call (509) 662-2109 for more information.

BOOTS ON THE GROUND (Grades 6-9)

This new, collaborative program will guide and benefit teens by:

Building a Strong Self Esteem & Confidence Learning life skills for being Authentic in Friendship Developing their own Purpose Being Excited about their Future Social Leadership Skills & Tools to help Deflate Bullying

Two, 8 weeks sessions begin September 27th to November 15th

Fridays from 3:30pm -4:30pm OR 4:45pm- 5:45pm

A $10 Registration fee is required and up to $190 scholarship awarded for those in financial hardship. Scholarships are provided to the first twelve teens who register. A simple application is all that is needed. Scholarships are funded by area businesses and grants, because our teens are important! Scholarship Application

Class size is limited and registration is required. Stop in or register on line.

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INFANT - 5 YEARS

Babysitting

Parent/Child Water Discovery Class

KINDERGARTEN - 5th GRADE

Kids Zone

Gym Activity

Youth Open Swim

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Birthday Parties

Swimming Lessons

6th - 9th GRADE

     Summer Programs

Youth and Teen Center

Gym Activity

Youth Open Swim

Uplift (teen fitness certification)

Child & Babysitting Safety Course

Swimming Lessons

Lifeguard Certification Course
 

YOUTH POLICY

The safety and welfare of every child in our facilities is of the utmost importance for the Y administration. To that effect, the following policy will help us protect and care for your child while they are with us.

All members under age 13 must be in a structured activity, such as After School Program, Babysitting, Youth/Teen Center, Youth Sports, Open Youth Swim, Swim Lessons, or directly supervised at all times by an adult family member, age 21 and older.

Youth ages 11 and up are permitted in the Fitness Center with direct and constant supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Youth ages 11-15 (or grades 6-9) must complete Uplift to be permitted in the Fitness Center or allowed to participate in adult Group Exercise classes without a parent or guardian.

Members 16 and older may use the Y facility and services without parental supervision.