Youth Fitness

Healthy Habits start early

Keeping your kids physically active has never been more important!  From Preschool Yoga (Mondays at 9:15) to Teen Strength and Conditioning (T/Th 6pm), we’ve got Healthy Living and Wellness opportunities for your entire family!  Did you know we offer FREE Homeschool PE (school year only) and Swim Club (year-round!) opportunities for members?

Here’s a line up of all of the great youth fitness opportunities we have for kids of all ages:

 

 

 

 

 

Didn’t see what you are looking for on the Youth Group Exercise Schedule?  Here’s a full line up of our Youth Fitness opportunities:

Teen Strength and Conditioning

Are you looking for a strength-training exercise program that will help you learn proper form and technique, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your self-esteem?  Join YMCA personal trainer Anthony Foley for our high school weight lifting class Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 7:00pm. Free for Y members age 14 – 18.  Just show up!

Youth Fitness Center Orientations

This orientation is required for all 11 – 14 year-old members before they can use the fitness area.  Tweens and Teens can stop by for a Youth Fitness Center Orientation on Wednesdays at 5pm or on Saturdays at 9am.  After going through the Youth Fitness Orientation, 11 – 12 yr. olds can use cardio equipment only.  13 – 14-year olds can use cardio equipment and weight machines.  Ages 15 and up are not required to obtain an adult orientation and are allowed access to full use of the Fitness Center.

Yoga and Spin Classes 

Ages 11 and up are invited to attend any of our classes, but we ask that a parent be in attendance of the class with them.  Ages 15 and up are invited to attend classes with no required parental supervision.  *Unless otherwise noted in classes that are specified for a certain age range.

Aerobics Classes

Ages 11 and up are invited to attend any of our classes, but we ask that a parent be in attendance of the class with them. Ages 15 and up are invited to attend classes with no required parental supervision.  *Unless otherwise noted in classes that are specified for a certain age range.

Homeschool PE (YMCA F.I.T. Academy)  – School-Year Only

The YMCA F.I.T. Academy is a program designed to engage children in moderate to vigorous physical activity through a series of challenging games, drills, and developmental exercises.  In addition, although there will be little or no formal lectures, the staff will conduct ongoing conversations with the participants to discuss topics related to making informed decisions regarding their health and wellness. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 11:30am – 12:30pm. The scheduled dates (Thursdays) will coincide with the regular Martin County Public School System calendar. Free to members and $5 per class for non-members.  AGES 4+

Swim Club

Anyone who can swim at least one length of the pool and would like to build up strength, endurance, and learn proper stroke technique should join our club!  Free to members and $5 per swimming session for non-members. AGES 5+

Preschool Yoga

This class offers a complete, age-appropriate Yoga practice including breathing instruction, relaxation techniques, stretching and strengthening poses, all using fun-filled music, games, and imagination. This class is integrated into our Childwatch setting on Mondays at 9:15am.  AGES 2-6 ONLY.  Parents are welcome to stay, but not required to do so.

Kids Yoga

This class offers a complete, age-appropriate Yoga practice including breathing instruction, relaxation techniques, stretching and strengthening poses, all using fun-filled music, games, and imagination.  Thursdays 4:30-5:15pm.  Grades K-5th ONLY.

Preschool Sports

Our Preschool Sports sessions are ideal for children who have not had any formal exposure to organized sport practice in the past.  These sessions are practice-only formats designed for sport introduction basics.  Click here to register.  Our preschool sports sessions run for just 4 weeks, 45 minutes each week and are FREE for members!  Non-Members are welcome to register for just $35/session.

Swimming & Pool Usage

All swimmers 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult. A 25-yard swim test is required for all children 18 years and under who are part of an incoming group, birthday party or family free swim. All swimmers 18 and under who are not part of an organized aquatics program with Y staff (such as swim lessons or swim teams) are required to wear a wristband indicating their swim test status.

  • Those who pass have access to all areas of main pool, slides and kiddie pool. Children under age 8 must have a parent on the pool deck. Children over age 8 must have a parent on YMCA property.
  • Those who do not pass have access to kiddie pool only and must have a parent in the kiddie pool area. Access to main pool is allowed only while wearing a life jacket and in direct reach of an adult. Children who are learning to swim and are in the direct hold of an adult on a one-on-one basis are allowed in the main pool without a life jacket.

Basketball

Our Youth Sports Leagues for Ages 4-18 run in 8 week seasons all year long!   Recreational Basketball teams start at age 4.  Practices and games are all held at the Y.  Best of all, our Youth Sports Leagues are Free for YMCA Family Members with only a $10 shirt fee. ($99 for Non-Members).  Check out our Youth Sports Page for info on our upcoming seasons.

Soccer

Our Youth Sports Leagues for Ages 4-18 run in 8 week seasons all year long!   Recreational Soccer teams start at age 4. Practices and games are all held at the Y.  Best of all, our Youth Sports Leagues are Free for YMCA Family Members with only a $10 shirt fee. ($99 for Non-Members).  Check out our Youth Sports Page for info on our upcoming seasons.

Volleyball

Our Youth Sports Leagues for Ages 4-18 run in 8 week seasons all year long!   Recreational Volleyball teams start at age 8.  Practices and games are all held at the Y.  Best of all, our Youth Sports Leagues are Free for YMCA Family Members with only a $10 shirt fee. ($99 for Non-Members).  Check out our Youth Sports Page for info on our upcoming seasons.

Flag Football

Our Youth Sports Leagues for Ages 4-18 run in 8 week seasons all year long! Recreational Flag Football teams start at age 6.  Practices and games are all held at the Y.  Best of all, our Youth Sports Leagues are Free for YMCA Family Members with only a $10 shirt fee. ($99 for Non-Members).  Check out our Youth Sports Page for info on our upcoming seasons.