Youth Programs


Programs

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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Tee Ball and Coach-Pitch Baseball

Available at: Central,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Batter Up!   Join the Gaston County Family YMCA for Tee Ball and Coach-Pitch Baseball. Our recreational league teaches fundamentals while learning to appreciate the sport of baseball, and refining physical skills! We focus on family involvement, team building, confidence, and developing our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith. Ages Children ages…

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Summer Youth Basketball League

Available at: Central,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Join the Gaston County Family YMCA for the Summer League Youth Basketball 2017. This recreational league focuses on fundamentals, teamwork, confidence, and refining physical skills. Who: Ages 3—13 year olds Practice Locations and Information: All practices and games will be at the Stowe Family YMCA in Belmont. Practice options are on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday based…

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Darkness To Light Training

Available at: Central

This revolutionary evidence-based sexual abuse prevention training program educates adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibility to child abuse and child sexual abuse. This training is designed specifically for individuals and organizations that serve children and youth. Prevent Child Abuse Gaston will be presenting this training to the Gaston County community at the Remount Executive…

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Fit Momma Stroller Class

Available at: South Gaston

Fit Moms Start Here! Join the South Gaston Family YMCA for this 6 week outdoor total body strength and conditioning class that will incorporate jogging, squats, lunges, resistance bands, and the surrounding environment to help you tone every inch of your body and help you look like your old self (or better). *Class led by…

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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 We keep the student to teacher ratio small and students build confidence as they are guided with praise…

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Youth Cycle Classes

Available at: Central,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Calling all teens and pre-teens! Join our awesome instructors for this high energy, safe and effective 45 minute spin class. The music is trendy and will keep your blood pumping.  Teens will also track their attendance and receive a special prize if they reach a platinum level rider. This class is included in your membership!…

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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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South Gaston YMCA – Camp Ogopogo

Available at: South Gaston

SOUTH GASTON FAMILY YMCA: STEAM DAY CAMP Robinson Elementary School The South Gaston Family YMCA will be hosting Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math (STEAM)  Camp.  Campers will learn throughout the day through group projects, field trips, active games, and creative play, all centered on STEAM related topics and ongoing projects. Click the At A…

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Home School Wellness

Available at: Central,  Stowe

Join the Fun! Join the Central or Stowe Family YMCA for Home School Wellness! This is a twelve week program that provides active organized level-based swim lessons in the pool for six weeks and in the gymnasium for six weeks of skill development active games.  During the program we will cover topics such as aquatic safety, nutrition,…

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