Youth Programs


Programs

Home School Wellness

Available at: Stowe

MAKE IT A PLAY DATE Home School Wellness   Join the Stowe Family YMCA for Home School Wellness! This is a twelve week program that provides six weeks of level based swim lessons, and skill development games in the gymnasium for six weeks.  During the program we will cover topics such as aquatic safety, nutrition, and…

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Teen Leaders’ Club

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

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 the…

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Middle School United Nations

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

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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Pharr Fall Youth Soccer

Available at: Pharr

JUST KICKIN’ IT! Spring leagues for kids ages 3 – 12

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Cherryville Pool Parties

Available at: Cherryville

The Cherryville YMCA pool is a wonderful place to celebrate birthdays or any event that you want to make a splash with! Enjoy a swim party in a safe and exciting environment. Swim parties include a staff Lifeguard/Party Host to assist in party logistics and pool time. Parties include 20 participants, each additional participant is…

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An Evening in the Park

Available at: Pharr

Join us in McAdenville for Family Fun!

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Teens Changing Gaston County

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

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

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

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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Group Swim Lessons

Available at: Central,  South Gaston

The Gaston County Family YMCA offers progressive Swim Lessons for children ages 3-13 in an environment that emphasizes: ¨ Personal Water Safety ¨ Basic Swimming Competencies ¨ Stroke Technique and Refinement ¨ Endurance ¨ Encourages Swimming as part of a Healthy Lifestyle ¨ Click for a program overview – Click here   We keep the student to teacher ratio small…

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Stowe Family YMCA – Camp Ohana

Available at: Stowe

Camp, 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. Take a look…

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