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 - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Fridays 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Sep 7 2018 - Oct 19 2018

Duanesburg 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: 45.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Swim Lessons - Youth (Age 6-12)

Ages: 6 - 12

Thursdays 6:40 PM - 7:20 PM

Sep 6 2018 - Oct 18 2018

Albany 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: 104.00

Homeschool Gym & Swim Program

Ages: 4 - 13

Thursdays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sep 6 2018 - Oct 18 2018

Duanesburg YMCA

Our Homeschool Gym & Swim Program is designed to promote lifetime fitness in a positive and fun environment with activities including sports, gym games and a structured swim program! Parents- feel free to stay for the fun or drop your child off and run some errands! Please pack gym clothes, swim suit, and towel! Please

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 70.00

First Aid/CPR/ AED - Full Course and Recert

Thursdays 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sep 6 2018 - Sep 6 2018

Duanesburg YMCA

Certification is for First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer w/AED. Equipment and electronic textbooks are provided.

Pricing

Member: 60.00

Non-Member: 90.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Thursdays 6:05 PM - 6:35 PM

Sep 6 2018 - Oct 18 2018

Albany 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: 50.00

Non-Member: 99.00

Soccer

Ages: 5 - 7

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Sep 6 2018 - Oct 18 2018

Schenectady YMCA

Your child will learn the basics of soccer – dribbling, shooting, passing, throw-ins all while having fun! Meet on the Gym B side.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Boga Fit May June July August September

Wednesdays 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sep 5 2018 - Sep 5 2018

Duanesburg YMCA

The Boga board is an inflatable board that allows stability yet enough give to strengthen your core, work on balance, deepen flexibility and challenge coordination. Great for all levels, some classes will be in the water as well as on the board.

Pricing

Member: 20.00

Non-Member: 30.00

Intro to Competitive Swimming

Ages: 8 - 18

Wednesdays 7:20 PM - 8:00 PM

Sep 5 2018 - Oct 17 2018

Schenectady High School Pool

Our goal with this pre-competitive program is to improve competitive skills through specialty stroke drills. This program targets swimmers who are Minnow level and above. It is for those who want to discover if being on a swim team is for them, or who want to improve their skills to be on a swim team.

Pricing

Member: 57.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Swim Lessons - Preschool (Age 3-5)

Ages: 3 - 5

Wednesdays 5:35 PM - 6:05 PM

Sep 5 2018 - Oct 17 2018

Duanesburg 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: 45.00

Non-Member: 89.00

Swim Lessons - Adult

Ages: 14 and above

Wednesdays 7:20 PM - 8:00 PM

Sep 5 2018 - Oct 17 2018

Schenectady High School Pool

This class is for adults or teens who want to learn to swim or who just want to improve their strokes. Our instructors will work with you in small groups to help participants achieve their personal goals.

Pricing

Member: 57.00

Non-Member: 89.00