The Y nurtures the potential of children through programs that strengthen character in our youth, engage families, and build lasting relationships.

Participants in these programs build skills, learn about teamwork, and focus on sportsmanship. Families are presented with second-to-none volunteer opportunities as coaches, team parents, and committee members. Youth learn new skills, make new friends, develop essential character traits, and set individual and team goals. We offer a variety of programs throughout the year to keep youth active and engaged here at the Y.

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Swim

Swim lessons are essential for kids to become safe around water as well as to learn how to set and achieve their goals. The Y offers swim programs to help youth learn and improve swim skills, compete on year-round swim teams, and foster a lifelong love of the water.
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Sports

Youth Sports at the Y are the starting point for many kids to learn about staying active and developing healthy habits they’ll carry with them throughout their lives. The Y has sports programs for any skill level so youth can learn new skills, make new friends, develop essential character traits, and set goals.
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Day Camp

Trading stories and sharing a favorite book or song with a new friend. Being greeted with smiles and high-fives from staff and team-mates after scoring the winning point. Always fitting in, just for being you. This is what the YMCA’s day camp is all about, and we are ensuring kids get more out of summer: more learning, more exploration, and more achievement.
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Overnight Camp

Give your child the summer of a lifetime at Camp Sky-Y! They will learn self-reliance, gain a love for nature and the outdoors, and develop skills that build character and leadership - all amidst the fun of campfires, rock walls, canoeing, archery, talent shows, and new friendships.
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Fitness

Youth Fitness programs are designed to foster a love of healthy living at an early age. Whether your child joins one of the dance classes, martial arts programs, or just takes a few group fitness classes like yoga or boxing, they will establish lifelong healthy habits.
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Child Care

Your child will love our childcare programs, whether it’s for before and afterschool, while you’re working out or for preschool! The Y’s Childcare programs offer a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn, grow and develop social skills.
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Youth Events

Learning doesn’t just happen in school. The Y’s youth events create a fun and safe atmosphere for kids to make new friends, improve social skills, and grow every day. Check out this month’s events calendar to see what we have for your child!
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CHILD CARE - OUT OF SCHOOL DAYS

School’s out, but the Y is in! Your child can enjoy their day off with field trips, group games, science projects, and more. No more boring breaks! Make your child’s break one to remember with the Y!