Youth Programs


Programs

Youth Basketball

Available at: Central,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Where EVERYONE is an MVP!

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Teen and Family Open Gym

Available at: Stowe

TIME TOGETHER WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS Volleyball and Basketball Open Gym Stowe Family YMCA Use your YMCA membership to the fullest! We have created a time for teens and families to play together to support fundamental skills and friendly competition!  Y staff will set up and monitor the clock for pickup basketball, and volleyball games. …

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Middle School Madness

Available at: Stowe

  Middle School Madness Middle School Takes Over The Y Middle School Madness (MSM) is back and the teens will take over the Y from 7:00 – 10:00 pm! Events will take place throughout the Stowe Family YMCA to allow teens an opportunity to have fun in a supervised environment. Each month the activities change…

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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

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

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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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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Parents Night Out

Available at: Stowe

Once a month the YMCA is THE PLACE for kids! Kids can enjoy an evening at the YMCA while keeping busy with actives such as swimming, baking, playing games, eating dinner, and being silly while their parents are out and about! Detailed activities for each event will be available closer to each event date. Contact the Y for…

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