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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, he/she is welcome to work out with a parent or guardian in our Wellness Center, which is a great opportunity to introduce them to a healthy way of life as well as promote family fitness!
 

Ages 8 - 10:  May use cardio equipment only and must be under the direct supervision of an adult at ALL times.
Ages 11 - 15:  May use the strength equipment upon completion of Youth Fitness Fundamentals (with the exception of free weights)
Age 16+:  May use Wellness Center freely



Youth Fitness 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 this program (complete 4 classes), participants will be permitted to utilize the Wellness Center without parental supervision (with the exception of free weights). 

AGES: 11 -15
WHEN: Offered continuously - schedule appointment at the Front Desk.
COST :  FREE for Y Members



Youth Group Fitness for Kids & Teens

Burn energy and get fit! On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Boca and Boynton Y, 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 - Fit Kids
  AGES: 6 -11
  WHEN: Mondays, Wednesdays at 5:30pm
  COST: $50 Y Members, $80 Non Members

  DeVos-Blum Family YMCA - Fit Teens
  AGES: 12 -16
  WHEN: Mondays, Wednesdays at 6:30pm
  COST: $50 Y Members, $80 Non Members

  Peter Blum Family YMCA - Fit Kids
  AGES: grouped ages 5-10 
  WHEN: Tuesdays, Thursdays at 4pm in Outdoor Performance area "The Alley"
  COST: $55 Y Members, $85 Non Members

 Peter Blum Family YMCA - Teen Performance Training
  
This class is geared towards young athletes or those working on strength, agility or movement for sports performance. Y Members only!
  AGES: grouped ages 11-16 
  WHEN: Tuesdays, Thursdays at 5pm in Outdoor Performance area
  COST: FREE for Y Members


REGISTER FOR YOUTH FITNESS CLASSES HERE. or for more information, contact your local Y's Wellness Director. 

 

Youth Triathlon - 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
REQUIREMENTS: Child must be able to swim 25 yards without stopping and pedal without training wheels.
WHEN: Mondays 5p-6p (biking), Wednesdays 5p-6p (running), Friday 5p-6p (swimming)
SEASON: October 10-December 10, 2022
COST (per season):  Y Members $220, Non-members $300
REGISTER: ONLINE 
All participants receive a FREE tshirt and will participate in a fun team race at the end of the season!