ACTIVITIES

FOR GRADES K-8

From child care to sports, we have plenty for your little ones to do.

SWIM, SPORTS, PLAY

SEASONAL

BASKETBALL

GRADES: 2-8    |    Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

We offer both boys and girls basketball. Grades 2-5 play in one league and grades 6-8 play in another (advanced) league. Jerseys purchased separately and can be used for all Y sports.

FLAG FOOTBALL

GRADES: 1-6    |    Fall, Spring

Practices and games are played on the same day. Jerseys purchased separately and can be used for all Y sports.

LACROSSE

GRADES: 1-12    |    Spring

We offer boys’ lacrosse leagues for grades 1-12, and girls’ lacrosse leagues for grades 3-12.

POP WARNER

AGES: 8-13    |    Fall

Price varies by town.

30 towns in Northern Michigan participate in this national youth tackle football program. Players are placed on teams according to national age/weight system. Each town (association) conducts their own registration (typically April-July), and prices vary per association.

Please contact your local association for details.

SOCCER

GRADES: K-3    |    Fall, Spring

We offer coed soccer for grades K-3. Jerseys purchased separately and can be used for all Y sports.

MONTHLY

DANCE

AGES: 3-5, 6-9    |    Monthly

Members: $25/mo    |    Community participant: $50/mo

Kids get to explore different styles of dance and make new friends. No experience required.

MICRO SPORTS

AGES: 5-6   |    Monthly

Members: $25/mo    |    Community participant: $50/mo

We encourage parent participation. Runs from the first Wednesday of the month to the last Wednesday of the month. The location for each sport of the month is in parenthesis.

Fall

  • September: Soccer
  • October: T-ball
  • November: Basketball

Winter

  • December: Soccer
  • January: Basketball
  • February: T-ball

Spring

  • March: Basketball
  • April: Soccer
  • May: T-ball

Summer

  • June: TBD
  • July: TBD
  • August: TBD

TAEKWONDO

AGES: 3-12    |    Monthly

Members: $69/mo    |    Community participant: $99/mo

Taekwondo focuses on discipline and character building.

TENNIS

AGES: 3+    |    Monthly

Members: $25/mo    |    Community participant: $50/mo

Tennis is a great sport for the whole family to learn at both the recreational and competitive level. We have professional instructors offering programs and lessons for players at all levels.

MONTHLY SWIM AND DIVE

DIVE SAFE LESSONS

AGES: 6-12    |    Monthly

Members: $25/mo    |    Community participant: $50/mo

We offer a progressive, 3-level program that emphasizes safety, skill development, teamwork, and fun. Classes are offered monthly and athletes may advance at their own pace. Private trampoline practices are also available off site by appointment.

TC TWISTERS DIVE TEAM

AGES: 5-12    |    Monthly

Members: $125/mo    |    Community participant: $150/mo

We are a USA Diving Junior Olympic and masters diving team that offers expert coaching in a supportive, challenging, fun environment. Sessions are offered monthly.

SWIM LESSONS

AGES: 6-12    |    Monthly

Members: $25/mo    |    Community participant: $50/mo

Our YMCA youth swim lesson program teaches kids in our community to become comfortable and confident around the water. Our 5 key component guide lessons: 1) Personal safety, 2) Personal Growth, 3) Stroke Development, 4) Water Sports and Games, and 5) Rescue. Levels are based on age then ability within that age group. See individual level description and flow chart for placement.

BREAKERS SWIM TEAM

AGES: 6-12    |    Monthly

Members only: Varies by level

YOUTH TRIATHLON CLUB

AGES: 6-16    |    Monthly

Members: $25/mo    |    Community participant: $50/mo

The Youth Tri Club is a great way to promote a lifelong passion for activity while focusing on swimming, biking and running. We look to enhance fitness skills with the larger goal of developing self-esteem, teamwork, goal-setting, self-discipline and friendly competition.

This youth program will be both an introduction to the sport for beginners and a challenge for the serious competitor. Experienced coaching with a flair for kids will guide the program. The Youth Tri Club will strive to create a healthy and safe environment for kids to learn, grow and thrive.

PROGRAMS

KIDS CLUB

AGES: 6-12

Members only: FREE

Days: Mondays and Thursdays

Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm

Location: West Y Multipurpose

Your child will be safe in the hands of our trained and qualified staff. We will have group games, help kids with class work and give time to socialize with peers.

No registration required.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

AGES: 6-12

Come celebrate with us! Create your own party or choose from one of our 4 theme options.

CHILD CARE

CHILD WATCH

AGES: 6 weeks-7 years

Members: Free   |   Community Participant: $3/child

We offer free child care for members for a maximum of 2 hours while parent(s) are on the premises working out, playing tennis or swimming.

PARENT NIGHT OUT

AGES: 6 weeks-12 years

Members (only): $15/child or $30/multiple children

A night for parents to get away for a few hours, and a chance for kids to interact with peers and stay active. It’s a night the whole family will enjoy.

DAY CAMP

SCHOOL DAYS OUT

AGES: 4-16

Dates vary

SUMMER CAMP

AGES: 4-16

June 13-Sept. 2 (12 weeks)