Youth Programs


Programs at Pharr


Youth Basketball

Where EVERYONE is an MVP!

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Teen Leaders’ Club

Informational Meetings: Stowe Family YMCA – September 11 at 6:30 pm Central YMCA – September 14 at 7 pm 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…

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Middle School United Nations

What is MSUN? MSUN is two-part program. The first part takes place at your school. This is the delegation aspect of the club. You will sign up for countries, committees and organs, practice debating, write position papers, designing country displays, etc. Students meet with our delegation twice a month until May. The second part takes…

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Teens Changing Gaston County

Teens Changing Gaston County (TCGC) is a board made up of teens helping fund other teen-led service projects in the community. TCGC is participating in it’s 12th year! A partnership between the Community Foundation and the YMCA has established the teen board, consisting of 9th-12th grade students in Gaston County. TCGC: a student run philanthropy…

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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…

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Afterschool Gymnastics and Dance Classes

Gymnastics and Dance for boys and girls!

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Y-Guides

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…

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Gymnastics and Dance Classes

  The Pharr Family YMCA is excited to offer dance and gymnastics classes for ages 3– Teens. Our dance and gymnastics classes are designed to enhance fine and gross motor skills and cultivate imagination, creativity and social development in a caring environment. Students will grow and develop as they learn the fundamental vocabulary and skills…

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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…

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