Youth Programs


Programs at Stowe


Youth Basketball

Where EVERYONE is an MVP!

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Swim Club

The YMCA Youth and Teen Swim Club is designed for swimmers who are ready for the next level.  With a focus on the four competitive strokes, swimmers will improve their technique, learn teamwork, and build endurance. Along with swimming, there will be an emphasis on building confidence and leadership skills. Swimmers must be able to…

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Zumbini at Stowe

There is nothing better than one-on-one time between a parent and child. Join the Stowe Family YMCA for this wonderful parent/child movement class created by Zumba® and BabyFirst. The class is perfect for kids ages 0-4! Zumbini® combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun.   Session…

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Stowe Family YMCA – Camp Ohana

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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Celebrate With Us: Party at the Y

There’s nothing more fun than parties at the Y! Birthday, graduation, or any kind of celebration, the Gaston County Family YMCA is available for weekend parties. Your child’s special day will be an extraordinary one here at the Y. We offer a variety of birthday parties to meet the desires of children of all ages…

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Home School Wellness

Home School Wellness is a fun and exciting program where students get to learn swim lessons, nutrition, wellness, adventure and sports skills in a social environment. This year we have enhanced our program to add even more of your favorite activities! Sessions last monthly and are specialized by activity. Rotations will begin between the Stowe…

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Teen Leaders’ Club

Ages: 13 years old (as of May 31, 2019) – 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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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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Pharr YMCA Dance Classes

2019 FALL DANCE SCHEDULE KinderDance (Ballet and Tap) Ages 3-5 Monday 4:30 pm Wednesday 5:15 pm This class will focus on three main goals of creative movement: time, space, and energy.  Students will be introduced to basic dance elements and ballet technique.  Junior Dance 1 (Ages 3-6) Monday 4:30 pm Wednesday 5:15 pm This class will focus…

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