Youth Programs


In this introductory course, participants will learn to work as a team to go for the goal!  We will work on the basics to the game of floor hockey, as well as some game play from week to week!

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


Join us in this introductory series of clinics to one of the fastest growing sports in America right now, Ultimate Frisbee!  Participants will learn basic throws such as the backhand, flick, and hammer.  We will also learn basic rules and strategies to the game.

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


Our introductory culinary course will surely get your taste buds going!  Participants will pick up different recipes and techniques as we explore healthy snacks and options for youth to try.  Please include any allergies your participant may have when signing up.

Ages 4-7: 5:00-5:45pm
Ages 8-15: - 5:45-6:30pm


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.