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

Daddy Daughter Dance

Available at: Warlick

Dance With Us: February 15

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HOMESCHOOL WELLNESS

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

Join us for 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 Family…

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Spring Youth Soccer

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Warlick

Spring leagues for kids ages 3 – 12

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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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Parents Night Out

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

Great Monthly Events!

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Pharr YMCA Dance Classes

Available at: Pharr

Our YMCA Dance program offers a sound foundation for your child. During each class children will learn skills and drills in progressive steps leading them through basic to more advanced skills while incorporating fun and fitness. Our experienced, caring instructors provide a safe environment for your child to develop, grow and move to the next…

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Parents Morning Out

Available at: Stowe

Monthly Preschool Programming

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Homeschool Adventures

Available at: Warlick

“Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.” Mr. Rogers   The Warlick Family YMCA is excited to open up the Adventure Zone on select mornings to our Y Members Homeschooling their children. This extended time will include play on the tower in the Adventure Zone as well as staff led special…

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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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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: Fourth Saturday of the Month Here are a few important…

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