Youth Programs

NET SPORTS

Nothing but net in this variety of net games.  We will play different variations of volleyball, badminton, pickleball, and many, many more in these introductions to some sports members may not have played too often before.

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


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


PLAYGROUND PALOOZA

Keep those playground favorites going into the summer! Each week we will tackle those school day favorites such as kickball, 4-square, dodgeball, and many, many more. At the same time participants will work on their fitness in fun and creative ways!

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


PROGRAM RATES

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

Register for programs here!


NFL FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE

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.

This league is co-ed, ages 7-13.  ALL ARE WELCOME!
All participants will receive an NFL official flag football reversible jersey, and flag belt.
Preregistration now available!

Family Member: FREE
Member: $30
Non Member: $60

Register Here

Download the Flag Football Flyer


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

**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.