Achieve More

Youth In GovernmentAll kids have great potential. At the Y, we work every day to help them set and achieve personal and educational goals. Thousands of children and teens build skills and confidence as they explore new interests and passions through the Y. Leadership and academic enrichment programs—including Black and Latino Achievers Program, Youth in Government, and college preparation—along with our dedicated efforts to close the academic achievement gap for low-income youth ensure that every child has an opportunity to envision and pursue the best possible future. 

Learn more about our Youth and Teen programs:

Cheerleading Classes

Ages: 7 - 11

Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Our cheerleading program offers a sound foundation for cheer while allowing participates opportunities to showcase their skills. Participants will be introduced to sideline cheers, dance stunts and tumbling as they prepare for a session finale event. Located in Comm room C

Pricing

Member: 65.00

Non-Member: 130.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Tuesdays 4:35 PM - 5:15 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Guilderland YMCA

In this stage participants focus on forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. It focuses on exploring the water and personal skills without instructor help, developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water without instructor help, and learn basic water and boat safety and accepting some responsibility for safe practices.

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Mondays 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Guilderland YMCA

This stage is designed to increase participant comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance. It focuses on exploring the water and developing personal skills with the instructor, develop basic skills to propel and glide through the water with assistance, learn basic water safety and accepting some responsibility for safe practices.

Pricing

Member: 60.00

Non-Member: 120.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Saturdays 10:05 AM - 10:35 AM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Bethlehem Area YMCA

In this stage participants focus on forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently. It focuses on exploring the water and personal skills without instructor help, developing basic skills to propel and glide through the water without instructor help, and learn basic water and boat safety and accepting some responsibility for safe practices.

Pricing

Member: 55.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Saturdays 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Albany YMCA

This stage develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. It focuses on integrating arm action, leg action, and rhythmic breathing in back and front glides, developing forward movement on the front and back, and practicing skills and safety techniques in deep water. Participants are working on submerging, swimming on front

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Tuesdays 4:35 PM - 5:15 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Guilderland YMCA

This stage introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke. It focuses on developing the front crawl and back crawl, introduces components of the breaststroke and butterfly, and practicing safety techniques in deep water. Participants are working on building endurance, front and back

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Teen (Age 11-18)

Ages: 11 - 18

Fridays 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Greenbush YMCA

This stage refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. It focuses on developing endurance in the competitive strokes, developing skills related to competitive swimming such as flip turns, and enhancing skills and building endurance in deep water. Participants are working on endurance, front and back

Pricing

Member: 70.00

Non-Member: 149.00

Cheerleading Classes

Ages: 7 - 11

Tuesdays 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Our cheerleading program offers a sound foundation for cheer while allowing participates opportunities to showcase their skills. Participants will be introduced to sideline cheers, dance stunts and tumbling as they prepare for a session finale event. Located in Comm room C

Pricing

Member: 65.00

Non-Member: 130.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Thursdays 7:10 PM - 7:40 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Albany YMCA

This stage develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages. It focuses on integrating arm action, leg action, and rhythmic breathing in back and front glides, developing forward movement on the front and back, and practicing skills and safety techniques in deep water. Participants are working on submerging, swimming on front

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Basketball Classes - Youth

Mondays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 29 2018

Southern Saratoga YMCA

The Capital District YMCA Youth Basketball program invites boys and girls to participate in a high quality and structured program to develop and enhance their skills in basketball. Skills and drills will be taught in a progression fashion using stations where participants will practice shooting, passing, and dribbling. These skills will be used to advance

Pricing

Member: 65.00

Non-Member: 130.00