The Gaston County Family YMCA believes that all youth and families deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That’s why, through the Y, millions of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. Our YMCA offers many Family Programs that assist in the healthy development of families in our community. From After school to Family Nights our Y takes pride in building a healthy foundation of spirit, mind, and body in each one of our participants.
Programs at Warlick-family-ymca
Seussical the Musical Jr.
The Warlick YMCA is very excited to offer this unique performance experience for young actors interested in theatrical and musical performance. The rehearsal process utilizes an educational approach, providing theatrical training & direct application in a fun yet challenging environment. Professional directors & theatrical design staff support these quality productions featuring young performers. The…Read More
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…Read More
Resource Connection Gateway
Connecting the Gaston County Communities How would you handle these situations: A friend suddenly loses their job without warning Someone stops you in a parking lot and asks for a handout You are overwhelmed by your financial situation A friend is bereaved or depressed Your coworker asks you where he can get some parenting guidance…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
HEPA at the YMCA
The Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) Initiative is the Gaston County Family YMCA ‘s answer to a challenge made by First Lady Michelle Obama to improve the standard of nutrition and activity for children in our care as well as their families, YMCA members and staff. By implementing and adhering to HEPA standards our…Read More