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.

Programs

Fall Youth Soccer

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Warlick

PLAY ON! Fall league for kids ages 3 – 13

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Youth Flag Football

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Warlick

Register today for Flag Football!

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Gymnastics Classes

Available at: Pharr

BALANCE, JUMP, & FLIP From toddlers and beginners to more experienced gymnasts, there’s a Gymnastics program at the Y for everyone. All classes incorporate fun and fitness for ages 3-11 years. Our experienced, caring instructors provide a safe environment for your child to develop, grow and move to the next level. Classes are designed to…

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PLAYERSPACE

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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T-Ball at Pharr Family YMCA

Available at: Pharr

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. ALL SLOTS WERE FILLED EARLY. Join us for an instructional and fun league for both boys and girls that builds fundamental baseball skills, encourages teamwork, and promotes positive attitudes. Play takes place twice weekly at the fields located at the Pharr Family YMCA. The first two weeks of the season are practice…

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Teen Leaders’ Club

Available at: Stowe

Lead to Succeed Make a difference through YMCA Leaders Club, a leadership development community service program that helps teens discover their full potential. It is a safe place where teens can come and simply be themselves. Leaders Club is a year-long leadership-development program for middle and high school teens. This program provides teens with extensive leadership…

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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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