Youth Programs

We are For Youth Development: Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

We believe all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Through the Y, Gaston area youth are cultivating the values, skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.


Youth Flag Football

Available at: Pharr

Register today for Flag Football!

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Gymnastics Classes

Available at: Pharr

BALANCE, JUMP & FLIP From toddlers or beginners to more experienced gymnasts, there’s a Gymnastics program at the Y for everyone. All classes incorporate fun and fitness. Our experienced, caring instructors provide a safe environment for your child to develop, grow and move to the next level.   What can you expect when you return…

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Celebrate With Us: Party at the Y

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

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 parties. Your special day will be an extraordinary one here at the Y.  We offer a variety of parties to meet the desires of children of all ages and focus on…

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Available at: Central

The Gaston County Family YMCA is partnering with PlayerSpace, a program management and communication platform that connects participant, parents, staff and volunteers and directors. We will use PlayerSpace as our primary program management platform for sharing schedules, rosters, what to bring and all other important information. With PlayerSpace, you’ll get: Convenient 24/7 online access to program information such…

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Youth Basketball

Available at: Stowe

Youth Basketball is BACK!

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Child Safety

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

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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