Youth Programs

Programs at Pharr

Summer Youth Basketball League

Join the Gaston County Family YMCA for the Summer League Youth Basketball 2018. This recreational league focuses on fundamentals, teamwork, confidence, and refining physical skills. Who: Ages 3—13 year olds Location and Information: Stowe Family YMCA – Ages 3 – 10 All practice and games for children 3 – 10 years old will take place…

Read More

Pharr Family YMCA – Specialty Camp

Camping, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Season: June 11…

Read More

Teen Leaders’ Club

  Ages: 13 years old (as of May 31, 2018) – 18 years old Leaders’ Club presents an exciting opportunity to develop leadership skills and experience personal growth through focus workshops, healthy living activities, and social responsibility opportunities where the teens get to serve in and around the Y. Weekly meetings focus on values of…

Read More

Child Safety

The YMCA serves thousands of youth annually. The youth participate in a wide variety of programs, including child care, sports, aquatics and more. Our programs follow the principles of youth development, which include the belief that children need to be physically and emotionally safe. These programs take place at our branches, as well as numerous program sites and…

Read More


DADS AND KIDS MAKING MEMORIES Y Guides recruitment will begin Spring of 2018!   Ages: 4 – 12 years old Y Guides champions the father/child relationship and encourages this valuable interaction through dad run meetings and weekend events! We are looking for interested pairs to join existing tribes or create their own! Tribes Each Tribe holds…

Read More

Art Classes

Encourage Creativity The Pharr YMCA is happy to offer weekly art classes for students interested in expanding their creativity in multi-media art.  Children are like sponges – they watch and absorb knowledge, skills and values from everything and everyone around them. At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building…

Read More