Youth Programs

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.

Sunday
Ages 5-7: 8:30 - 9:00am
Ages 8-10: 9:00 - 9:30am
Ages 11-15:  9:30 - 10:00am


SOCCER CLINIC

Bend it like Beckham and score like Wambach in this fun and exciting introduction to soccer.  Here we will work on the fundamental footwork, and how to play soccer.  Older participants will have more opportunities for small sided games during the clinic.

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


STEM

Otherwise known as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Participants will explore these amazing areas by working together on projects and challenges every week.  Build the ultimate race car, become a mad scientist, or a fantastic architect and build the strongest tower!

Tuesday
Ages 5-7: 5:00-5:45pm
Ages 8-10: - 5:45-6:30pm


PROGRAM RATES

FAMILY MEMBERS: FREE
MEMBERS: $30
NON-MEMBERS: $48

Register for programs here!


DODGEBALL LEAGUE

If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball. Dodgeball is back, so show us what you've got. Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge your way to elite status in this league. Teams consist of 6-10 members. $150/team

Monday Ages 12-15
5:30 - 9:00pm

Begins 7/10

Friday Ages 16 & Up
5:30 - 9:00pm

Begins 7/14

Dodgeball Flyer


 

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 June/July Family Calendar

**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.