The Y is the starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active and developing healthy habits.

 


As soon as your child turns 8 years old, he/she is welcome to work out with a parent or guardian in our Wellness Center - which is a great opportunity to introduce young people to a healthy way of life as well as promote family fitness!

 

Youth Running & Triatalon - PETER BLUM FAMILY YMCA ONLY

This program prepares your child to perform their best while swimming, biking and running! Designed to highlight essential skills necessary to teach your child about running and triathlons, this program's focus ranges from speed work to endurance training to learning about transition.

AGES: 5-11
WHEN: Mondays 5p-6p, Wednesdays 5p-6p, Friday 5p-5:45p and 5:45p-6:30p
SEASON: October 12 - December 11th (no training week of Thanksgiving) 
COST (per season): Single Sport - Y Members $80, Non-members $100 / Triathlon Y Members $200, Non-members $260
REGISTER: Contact Emily Gates
All participants receive a FREE tshirt and will participate in a Fun-a-thon at the end of the season!
 

Fit Kids, Healthy Kids 

Fit Kids, Healthy Kids starts at the DeVos-Blum Family YMCA and Peter Blum Family YMCA in August! On Mondays and Wednesdays, kids get moving with calisthenics, fitness games and body weight exercises for a fun, yet challenging 45 minute class! Class size is very limited!

  DeVos-Blum Family YMCA
  AGES: 6 -15
  WHEN: Mondays, Wednesdays at 5:30pm
  COST: $50 Y Members, $80 Non Members

  Peter Blum Family YMCA
  AGES: grouped ages 5-9 and ages 10-15 
  WHEN: Mondays, Wednesdays at 4pm
  COST: $55 Y Members, $85 Non Members

For more information or to enroll your child, contact your local Y's Wellness Director. 
 

Sport & Splash - PETER BLUM FAMILY YMCA ONLY

Get your Preschooler moving and learning in this new Y program! Kiddos will get 30 minutes of physical activity and exercise followed by an important 30 minute swim lesson!

AGES: 3 -5
WHEN: Mondays & Wednesdays,10am - 11 am
WHERE: Gym & Family Pool
COST (per month): Y Members $75, Non-members $105
REGISTER: Contact Emily Gates

*Participants should come dressed in swim suit underneath clothes as there will not be time for changing in between.


Youth Fundamentals 

This course teaches children/teens the basics of anatomy, physiology, nutrition and how to use the equipment in the weight training center. Youth must attend four one-hour classes which conclude with a written and practical test. Upon successful completion of the class, participants will be permitted to utilize the Wellness Center without parental supervision. 

AGES: 11 -14
Please contact your local Wellness Director for more information or to schedule an appointment.
 

Teen Squad Training- PETER BLUM FAMILY YMCA ONLY -This program is not currently running. Please check back at a later date. 

Teen Squad Training harmonizes fun and exercise in a dynamic setting for teenagers of all physical capacities. Experience the Outdoor Performance Training Area in interactive circuit design, enhancing the mixture of physically challenging obstacles and play.  An encouraging certified personal trainer will lead each class to help reinforce positive healthy habits. Class creativity will spark interest, expect to see the following fitness equipment: cones, hurdles, battle ropes, sleds, dumbbells, jump ropes and even punching bags.

AGES: 11 - 15                                                                                     
COST: FREE for Y Members