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Winter 1 Programs (January 11 - February 27)

  • Member registration starts December 7
  • General public registration starts December 14

Dance VIEW DANCE DATES & TIMES »

Child with Adult Rhythm & Movement (ages 2-3)
Get ready to boogie! Partner with your child in a variety of fun, exciting dances as you spend quality time dancing to the beat. Parent participation is one-on-one with your child.

Ballet, Tap, Jazz (ages 3-4)
Introduction to the art of dance focusing on the basics of ballet, tap, and jazz. Develop and enhance gross motor skills, listening skills, and positive peer interaction. Classes include fun and easy dance steps that change each session. Music and props are used to build coordination and self-esteem. The final class is an informal observation day. Tap shoes and ballet slippers required.

Ballet, Tap, Jazz (ages 5-6)
Learn the basic techniques and names for tap, ballet, and jazz dance steps. Emphasis is placed on proper body placement, learning steps to music, and having fun. The final class is an informal observation day. Tap shoes and ballet slippers required.

Youth Dance Hip Hop (ages 6-13)
High energy dance classes with current music your child can relate to. Youth dance classes foster confidence, teamwork, and healthy exercise. Hip hop class will learn fun and funky routines with individual instruction. Utilizes basic hip hop moves that are age-appropriate.

Youth Dance Poms (ages 6-13)
High energy dance classes with current music your child can relate to. Youth dance classes foster confidence, teamwork, and healthy exercise. Poms class will work on dance routines as a group, utilizing all dancers for visual effect. Poms are provided.

Studio Dance VIEW STUDIO DANCE DATES & TIMES »

Preschool Ballet, Tap, Jazz (ages 3-4)
Introduction to the art of dance focusing on the basics of ballet, tap, and jazz. Class will develop and enhance gross motor skills, listening skills, and positive peer interaction through imagination and games. This 21-week program will prepare your dancer for the spring recital in June. Additional costume fee of $40-$50 is required.

Beginner Ballet, Tap, Jazz (ages 5-6)
Built on the basic movements learned in Kinder Dance, but still appropriate for the first-time dancer. Students will learn Ballet, Tap, and Jazz terminology along with engaging activities to help with coordination and balance. This class will strengthen their bodies and improve flexibility for the next level of dance. This 21-week program will prepare your dancer for the spring recital in April. Additional costume fee of $40-$50 is required.

Beginner Poms and Hip Hop (ages 6-8)
A great introduction to Pom and Hip Hop skills. Class will encourage students to dance outside the box while focusing on fundamentals of each style. Age-appropriate music and moves will be used. This 21-week program will prepare your dancer for the spring recital in April. Additional costume fee of $40-$50 is required.

Intermediate Ballet, Tap, Jazz (ages 7-12)
This class will build on the Beginner class while introducing a more challenging repertoire of skills and combinations in Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Students' balance, flexibility and coordination will continue to be challenged in this 45-minute class. This 21-week program will prepare your dancer for the spring recital in June. Additional costume fee of $40-$50 is required.

Intermediate/Advanced Poms and Hip Hop (ages 9-13)
Students will focus on more complex floor patterns and combinations. Building on the Beginner class, students will work on finding their personality in each movement and combination. Age-appropriate music and moves will be used. This 21-week program will prepare your dancer for the spring recital in June. Additional costume fee of $40-$50 is required.


Gymnastics  VIEW GYMNASTICS DATES & TIMES »

Child with Adult (ages 2-4)
Throughout the year, your child will increase in strength, flexibility, coordination, and self-confidence while they tumble, swing, and have fun. Participants will be introduced to the basics of all four gymnastics events: vault, bars, beam, and floor. Parent participation is one-on-one with your child. Due to COVID 19 physical distancing guidelines, our staff will give you the needed instruction to safely spot your child as they learn gymnastics skills.

Beginner with Parent (ages 5-11)
An introductory gymnastics class for 5-11 year-olds. Gain confidence and strength while learning basic gymnastics skills. No prior experience necessary. Parent participation is one-on-one with your child. Due to COVID 19 physical distancing guidelines, our staff will give you the needed instruction to safely spot your child as they learn gymnastics skills.

Beginner (ages 8-13)
An introductory gymnastics class for 8-13 year-olds. Gain confidence and strength while learning basic gymnastics skills. No prior experience necessary.

Intermediate (ages 6-13) 
Prerequisite: Beginner Gymnastics skills passed.

A great class for your 6-11 year old that builds confidence while utilizing all of the equipment in the gymnastics center to enhance skill level. The following intermediate level skills are the focus while working on form and technique:

  • Floor: cartwheels, handstand holds, jumps
  • Bars: casting, forward roll, chin up
  • Beam: relevé walks, jumps high kicks
  • Vault: squat on, straights, jump to stick

Advanced (ages 6-13)
Prerequisite: Intermediate Gymnastics skills passed.

A great class for your 6-11 year old that builds confidence while utilizing all of the equipment in the gymnastics center to enhance skill level. The following advanced level skills are the focus while working on form and technique:

  • Floor: backbend kickover, handstand forward roll, round off
  • Bars: pullover, back hip circle, underswing
  • Beam: lever in and out, leaps, turns
  • Vault: pike on, hollow body fall, table top position

Youth Sports  VIEW YOUTH SPORTS DATES & TIMES »

Fundamental Basketball (ages 5-6)
A 45-minute class where your child will learn the fundamentals of the sport of basketball covering the basics of positions and roles, passing, and shooting & rebounding in a non-competitive environment. Scrimmages will be introduced in this session.

Fundamental Basketball (ages 7-9)
A 45-minute class where your child will learn the fundamentals of the sport of basketball covering the basics of positions and roles, passing, and shooting & rebounding in a non-competitive environment. Modified scrimmages will be introduced in this session.

Preschool Child with Adult Sports Medley (ages 3-4)
Help your child learn the basics of a medley of sports. Drills and activities are paired with teamwork to allow you and your child to experience sports in an age-appropriate environment. Parent participation is one-on-one with your child.

Preschool Basketball (ages 3-4)
Have fun with sports by learning basic sports skills in an environment that is welcoming and fun. Sport classes create a foundation for a positive lifetime sports experience and build independence for those new to formal classes.

Preschool Hockey (ages 3-4)
Safely introduce your youngster to the basic skills of floor hockey. Stick handling, passing, and basic rules of the game are introduced. This class fosters independence, teamwork, and enhances listening skills.

Basketball Workshops (ages 8-11)
Kids will develop and improve upon the building blocks of the sport in a 2-hour clinic. Clinics are fun, fast-paced and led by Y Sports Site Supervisors who teach fundamental skills and techniques of the sport.

Intro to Tennis (grades K-2)
Red ball classes are the perfect opportunity for children to learn the fundamentals of tennis. Activities focus on building agility, balance, and coordination skills (ABCs), while also developing on-court skills such as forehand and backhand ground strokes, appropriate grip, and tennis-specific footwork patterns. Red ball players will eventually advance to the orange ball with an improved understanding of how to play the game and will be prepared to make the transition to the larger court size. Red balls have 25% bounce height of a regular ball and are played on a 36' court.

Intro to Tennis (grades 3-5)
Orange ball tennis classes are designed to continue building skills while learning or refining the techniques necessary to serve, volley and score. Children will continue to develop ground strokes, volleys and serves, work on footwork, and begin learning strategy. Orange balls have a 50% bounce height of a regular ball and are played on a 60' court.

Intro to Tennis (middle school)
Orange ball tennis classes are designed to continue building skills while learning or refining the techniques necessary to serve, volley and score. Children will continue to develop ground strokes, volleys and serves, work on footwork, and begin learning strategy. Orange balls have a 50% bounce height of a regular ball and are played on a 60' court.


Swim Lessons  VIEW SWIM LESSONS DATES & TIMES »

Child with Adult (ages 6 months-3 years)
Accompanied by an adult, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. A parent or family member from the same household, at least 16 years old, is required to be in the water with the child; 1 adult maximum.

Child with Adult (ages 3-5)
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration, safe ways to enter and exit the water, body position and control, and movement through the water. A parent or family member from the same household, at least 16 years old, is required to be in the water with the child; 1 adult maximum.

Youth Stages 1-3 (ages 6-13)
Students develop comfort with underwater exploration, safe ways to enter and exit the water, body position and control, movement through the water, and will be introduced to combining skills. Ages 6-13.

Youth Stages 4-6 (ages 6-13)
Students will focus on all developing all major strokes in a class designed to increase stamina, and fluency in the water. Students will learn about competitive swimming and how to continue to utilize swimming as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Ages 6-13, must have completed Stages 1-3.


Youth, Teen, Family VIEW YOUTH SPECIALTY DATES AND TIMES »

On My Own at Home (ages 10-12)
Participants will learn how to stay busy and safe when at home alone, how to check for safety & dangers at home, how to handle emergency situations, simple skills for first aid, and how to make small snacks that are safe to eat.

Let's Get Ready to Babysit (ages 11-13)
Our fun and fast-paced class for 11-13 year-olds will include scenarios and interactive activities. Our topics will consist of lessons in child development, age-appropriate play, behavior challenges & solutions, first aid & safety, handling emergencies, and communication with parents.

Art Club (ages 8-12)
Get creative and let your imagination soar while we will explore different artists and their various artistic methods. We will use skills like problem solving, creativity, and imagination along the way. Each day will bring something creative and new!

Kids Cooking Club (ages 8-12)
Our Junior Chefs will explore the basics of cooking while preparing fun and nutritious snacks and dishes. The class will focus on kitchen safety, measurement, spices while making healthy recipes. Participants will prepare their own individual dishes while working alongside the "Head Chef" Y staff.

Mad Science (ages 8-12)
Calling all scientists! We will use skills like problem solving, prediction, and measurement as we perform experiments such as physics (flight) and chemical reactions (slime).

Virtual Cocoa & Canvas (ages 6+)
Explore the exciting world of basic painting techniques as a family. We will provide the materials (and the cocoa) and your family provides the creativity in our staff-led virtual event. Materials include canvas, paints, brushes...and, of course, the cocoa!