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.
Click here for the Youth Program Parent Handbook

Programs

Parents DAY Out: Kid Free Shopping

Available at: Stowe

Holiday shopping with children can be stressful! Drop off your kiddos for a holiday-themed morning out at the Stowe Family YMCA while you work on your Holiday shopping. Parents can run in and out of stores looking for the perfect gifts while their children are having a blast in a caring and fun environment. Kids enjoy a…

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Breakfast With Santa

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr

Celebrate in McAdenville & Cherryville in 2019

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Teen Social Series

Available at: Warlick

Calling All Teens! This fall the Warlick Family YMCA is kicking off a Saturday social series with monthly events! Each month activities are aimed at getting teens (age 12 – 17) out and active in the community.   October 26 – Hickory Grove Haunted Trail 6:30 pm dinner 7:00 pm Haunted Trail 8:30 pm Return…

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Get Your Game On: 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament

Available at: Warlick

Gather your friends and become King or Queen of the Court during this exciting 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament at the Warlick Family YMCA! This Tournament is designed for basketball players who love the fun of team play – male or female, from age 11 to 100+, short and tall, the most experienced or those…

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Parents Night Out

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

Great Monthly Events!

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Youth Basketball

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe

Where EVERYONE is an MVP!

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Youth Flag Football

Available at: Pharr

Register today for Flag Football!

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Swim Club

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

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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Trick or Trail 5K and Fun Run

Available at: Warlick

What a race! Thank you to everyone who came out to run, walk, cheer, and volunteer. We hope you enjoyed the event and will join us again in 2020. CLICK HERE – Overall 5K Results CLICK HERE – 5K Age Group Results   Lace up your sneakers and get creative on your outfit for a…

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Celebrate With Us: Party at the Y

Available at: Cherryville,  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 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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