Youth Porgams

NFL FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Join us for our brand new NFL Flag Football League. Learn the rules of the game in a safe and fun environment. This is a co-ed league. All are welcome. All players will receive an official NFL Flag Football Jersey and flags.

Junior Division (Ages 7-9)
Tuesdays 5:30pm
March 28 - May 16, 2017

Senior Division (Ages 10-13)
Saturdays 1:30pm
April 1 - May 20, 2017

FAMILY MEMBERS: FREE
MEMBERS: $30
NON-MEMBERS: $60

Register for Flag Football Here

Download the Flag Football Flyer


BASKETBALL CLINIC

Learn to dribble like Duncan, and shoot like Steph in this introductory course.  Younger participants will focus more on the fundamentals, while the older ones will have more opportunities to practice their skills in pick-up games as well.

When:  March 13 - April 29, 2017

Monday
Ages 5-7 - 3:30-4:00pm
Ages 8-10 - 4:00-4:30pm
Ages 11-15 - 4:30-5:00pm

Wednesday
Ages 5-7 - 3:30-4:00pm
Ages 8-10 - 4:00-4:30pm
Ages 11-15 - 4:30-5:00pm

REGISTER: Contact Justin Ream, Youth Development Coordinator; 570-823-2191
Justin.ream@wbymca.org


FOR THE ARTIST

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 watercolors.  The older ones will try to put together more complex crafts, such as Relaxation Bottles and Flubber.

When:  March 13 - April 29, 2017

Messy Art Ages 3-6
Thursday:4:00-4:30pm

Create-A-Craft Ages 7-10
Thursday: 4:30-5:00pm

FAMILY MEMBERS: FREE
MEMBERS: $20
NON-MEMBERS: $32


YOUTH INDOOR SOCCER PROGRAM (ages 3-6)

January 9-March 4, 2017

The YMCA youth indoor soccer program will consist of one evening practice during the week and a game on Saturday mornings.

The YMCA is now accepting applications for volunteer coaches.  Parents are guaranteed to coach their child’s team. All volunteers must obtain the following clearances:  PA Criminal Background Check, Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Fingerprinting.  Please contact the YMCA for information on obtaining the clearances.

Parents who wish to volunteer to coach a team please fill out the volunteer form at the front desk and attach clearances by December 9, 2016.

Register for the Youth soccer program here.

Download Soccer flyer for more info


For more information contact:

Justin Ream, Youth Development Coordinator
570-970-5036; Justin.ream@wbymca.org

To register for a class call 570-823-2191

Download our February 2017 Youth & Family Brochure

**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.