Youth Programs


The Wilkes-Barre YMCA has partnered with the NFL to bring Youth Flag Football to the area. Join us in this fun, and competitive league as you learn and grow with friends! Learn the rules in a safe and fun environment.

  • Co-ed league, ALL ARE WELCOME!
  • Juniors, Ages 7-9
  • Seniors, Ages 10-13
  • Family - Free
  • Member - $30
  • Non Member $60
  • Registration Deadline - March 31, 2018
  • Volunteer Coaches needed

LEAGUE DATES: April 11th - June 9th
Practices times vary depending on team
Games on Wednesday & Saturdays

CONTACT: Justin Ream
(570) 970-5036

Download the Flag Football Flyer

Register Online Here


Winter II: February 12- March 25


Unleash your inner Picasso, Monte, or da Vinci in these great art classes.  The younger age group will make masterpieces using unusual art techniques, including finger paints and water colors.  The older ones will try to put together more complex crafts, such as Relaxation Bottles and Flubber.

Ages 4-8… 5:00-5:45
Ages 9-15…5:45-6:30

T Ball

Basic introduction to the sport of T-Ball.  Program will follow Little League® guidelines and regulations.  Program will engage the participants in a series of lessons utilizing different activities that include skills, drills and plenty of physical activity.

Ages 5-7…6:00-6:30
Ages 8-10…6:30-7:00
Ages 11-15…7:00-7:30


Dance to the beat of your own drum!  Learn some simple moves and get into the groove. Join your friends as we learn some basic steps and have some fun!

Ages 5-7…6:00-6:30
Ages 8-10…6:30-7:00
Ages 11-15…7:00-7:30

Playground Palooza

Join the Y in some grade school favorites such as Wallball, kickball, and 4-square. Participants will learn how to exercise and be healthy in a fun, engaging manner.

Ages 5-7…10:00-10:30
Ages 8-10…10:30-11:00
Ages 11-15…11:00-11:30

Youth Program Online Registration

For more information contact:

Justin Ream, Youth Development Coordinator

To register for a class call 570-823-2191

**If your child is currently enrolled in any of the  Y’s afterschool programs, arrangements can be made for them to be brought to a program during their afterschool time.  Please contact the Childcare Director for further information.

Free Tutoring

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA is now offering FREE tutoring for children on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00pm-7:00pm from September through May. This service is provided by students from Wilkes University. Call 570-970-5041 for more information.