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

Fall Youth Soccer

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

JUST KICKIN’ IT! Fall league for kids ages 3 – 12

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CELEBRATE AT THE POOL: PARTIES AT THE Y!

Available at: Cherryville

The Cherryville Family YMCA Outdoor Pool is a wonderful place to celebrate a party for all occasions and all ages – birthday, graduation, celebration.  Pool parties keep kids moving and active while they celebrate with 60 minutes of swimming and 60 minutes in a party area. Parties include 25 children and activities, additional children can be…

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Youth Sand Volleyball League

Available at: Warlick

SERVE IN THE SAND Join us for our youth and teen summer sand 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: Ages 10 – 17 Location: Warlick Family YMCA Sand Volleyball Court Season: June 3…

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Trick or Trail 5K and Fun Run

Available at: Warlick

Lace up your sneakers and get creative on your outfit for a 5K and 1 mile Fun Run on the Sytz Trail at the Warlick Family YMCA. The post race party continues after the race with our annual Fall Festival!   Event Details Saturday, October 26 5K Start at 8:00 am Fun Run 1 Mile…

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Summer Camp

Available at: Featured

The BEST SUMMER EVER is at the YMCA!

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Cherryville Family YMCA – Whajado

Available at: Cherryville

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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Pharr Family YMCA – Specialty Camp

Available at: Pharr

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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Stowe Family YMCA – Camp Ohana

Available at: Stowe

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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Warlick Family YMCA Day Camps

Available at: Warlick

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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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 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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