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.
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Programs

Middle School Madness

Available at: Warlick

Middle School Madness at the Warlick YMCA is an opportunity for your middle schooler to make hang out with and make new friends, have tons of fun, and be themselves in a safe environment supervised by our awesome, energetic, and caring staff! Spring semester dates: January 26th More to come! Here are a few important…

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Celebrate With Us: Parties at the Y

Available at: Stowe

The Stowe Family YMCA is a wonderful place to celebrate a party for all occasions and all ages – birthday, graduation, celebration.  Enjoy one of the terrific options listed below. Each includes a safe and exciting environment as well as a staff member to assist in party logistics. Parties include 15 children and activities. Member Program Participant…

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Spring Youth Soccer

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Warlick

JUST KICKIN’ IT! Spring leagues for kids ages 3 – 12

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Theater FUNdamentals

Available at: Warlick

Join the Warlick Family YMCA as we UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY in this wonderful theater class!   THEATER FUNDAMENTALS – Sundays 2:30pm-3:30pm (Intergen Room) Ages 11-18 January 27th – March 17th In this class, students will explore character work, scenes, monologues and Improv studies for more advanced acting technique. We will also explore musical theatre acting, song and…

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Creative Dramatics

Available at: Warlick

Join the Warlick Family YMCA while we EXPLORE NEW WORLDS TOGETHER in this wonderful class!   CREATIVE DRAMATICS – Sundays. 1:30pm-2:30pm (Intergen Room) Ages 5-11 January 27th – March 17th In this class we will explore beginning acting skills using stories, scenes, and games. Fairy Tales and favorite stories will come to life in this class…

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Teen Volleyball

Available at: Warlick

DEVELOPING CHAMPIONS Join us for our first middle and high school volleyball league! Make new friends and build your skills through friendly and fun competition with other volleyball players in the community. Space is limited! REGISTER NOW! League Details: Schedule: Games will be twice a week and will focus on teamwork, sportsmanship, and fun. Location:…

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Home School Wellness

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

Home School Wellness is a fun and exciting program where Home School students get to learn swim lessons, nutrition, wellness and sports skills in a social environment. This year we have enhanced our program to add even more of your favorite activities! Sessions last for 4 week and are specialized by activity. Rotations will begin…

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Out Of School Days

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

Join us for fun at the YMCA!

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Middle School United Nations

Available at: Stowe

What is MSUN? MSUN is two-part program. The first part takes place at your school. This is the delegation aspect of the club. You will sign up for countries, committees and organs, practice debating, write position papers, designing country displays, etc. Students meet with our delegation twice a month until May. The second part takes…

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Cherryville Tumbling

Available at: Cherryville

Cherryville Family YMCA Tumbling Program Our tumbling program focuses on fun while teaching every level of tumbling through proper technique and repetition.  Developing balance, strength, coordination and flexibility will not only help your child become a strong tumbler, but will also improve their performance in all other sports as well!   All class are held…

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