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:

Swim Lessons - Parent And Child

Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 2018

Guilderland YMCA

In this stage, children focus on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. It has a focus on encouraging children to move purposefully in the water in response to visual and verbal cues and using toys and flotation devices. Lessons will emphasize basic water safety to parents and build relationships among

Pricing

Member: 60.00

Non-Member: 120.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Tuesdays 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 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: 60.00

Non-Member: 120.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Saturdays 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 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: 75.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 18

Tuesdays 4:35 PM - 5:15 PM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 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 - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Thursdays 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 2018

Albany 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: 45.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 12

Wednesdays 6:35 PM - 7:15 PM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 2018

Troy YMCA

Children will be assessed and divided by skill level on the first day of lessons. ***No Classes February 19th-25th**

Pricing

Member: 55.00

Non-Member: 106.00

Cheerleading Classes

Ages: 7 - 11

Thursdays 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 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.

Pricing

Member: 65.00

Non-Member: 130.00

Swim Lessons - Parent And Child

Thursdays 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 2018

Bethlehem Area YMCA

In this stage, children focus on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills. It has a focus on encouraging children to move purposefully in the water in response to visual and verbal cues and using toys and flotation devices. Lessons will emphasize basic water safety to parents and build relationships among

Pricing

Member: 55.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 12

Saturdays 9:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 2018

Bethlehem Area 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: 70.00

Non-Member: 104.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Jan 8 2018 - Mar 4 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