Youth & Teen Programs

 

Youth/Teen Sports

The Wapakoneta Family YMCA offers a variety of sports and classes for kids preschool through Middle School.  Sports include Soccer, Tball, Dodgeball, Sports Sampler and many more. We will also offer a variety of drop in sports for our Middle School Members after school.

Fall 1 Session- 

Preschool Soccer-Description:This class will teach the basics of soccer to our 3-6 year old members through skills and games. While they are getting the basics of the sport, they will also be building friendships and life skills along the way. This class will meet in the gym. Weather pending we will move out to a grassy area if able. Monday: 5:30-6pm   Cost:  $25/Members   $40/Access Members

Jukido Kai @ The Y-This class focuses on building strong character in our younger students through the time tested art of karate. Students will develop the skills and acquire the tools that will allow them to successfully avoid danger and escape from potentially violent situations. Students will also learn the falling, tumbling and mat work skills of basic Judo. This training is conducted in a disciplined yet fun environment. Class is recommended for kids ages 5 and up We are excited to team up with Master Topp and Jukido Kai to offer this introductory Karate Class.  Tuesday/Thursday: 4:00-5:00pm   Cost: $30/Members   $50/Access Members                                                                     

Home School Gym and Swim- The YMCA is a great place for youth to begin learning about physical activity and healthy eating standards. Y staff will lead participants to learn methods to maintain a healthy active lifestyle over the course of their lives. We recognize the need for a well-rounded Home School Physical Education Program within the Wapakoneta Area. The goal of the program is to teach your child both respect for healthy habits, and also to develop confidence by learning new skills, building positive relationships that foster teamwork, and nurturing the whole potential of your child.  Wednesday- 1:00-3:00pm   Cost: $25/Members  $40/Access Members

Dodgeball is back!  Our free drop in dodgeball will return Thursday, October 3 at 6pm.  Free to members and $2 to other students spend the hour playing dodgeball, scatterball, and other fun gym games.  

New Program!!!!

Adventure Trips- Come adventure with the YMCA.  We will take bi-monthly adventures beginning in October to places picked by the kids of the club.  Join us for our first kick-off meeting on Tuesday, September 17 at 6pm to voice your suggestions of adventures for the upcoming school year!                                        

Parent Meetings

Middle School Lego League- Monday, September 9 at 6pm.  This meeting will take place at the YMCA and will explain what a season of Lego League looks like.  

Youth in Government- Monday, September 9 at 7pm- Come learn about this fun exciting program offered by the YMCA and an approved School Club.  This program does involve a cost as well as some travel, so come learn the ins and outs and value of participating in a Youth in Government Program.                   

Elementary Night Out

Students in grade kindergarten-4th  are welcome to join us for an awesome night.  Doors open at 7:45pm and from 8:00-10:00pm we will have a DJ in the gym. Free pizza and pop will be delivered at midnight!  We'll be back in the gym from 1:00-6:30am where there will be 3 on 3 Basketball, Dodgeball.  We will have some quiet movie time between 2:30-6:30am.  Pre-registration is required for our Elementary Night Out and space is limited!  

Dates: Saturday, October 12

          Friday, December 20

 

Permission Slips are available for download two weeks before the event or you can pick one up at your Wapakoneta Family YMCA. To download permission slip click here.

Teen Lock-ins

Teens in 5-8 grade are welcome to join us for an awesome night.  Doors open at 8:45pm and from 9:00pm-12:00am we will have a DJ in the gym.  The pool will be open for swimming from 12:00-3:00am and free pizza and pop will be delivered at midnight!  We'll be back in the gym from 1:00-6:30am where there will be 3 on 3 Basketball, Dodgeball and inflatables.  Students must be in 5-8 grade and have their own permission slip.  Pick up is in the front parking lot at 7:00am.  Lock-ins are $20.00 at the door with permission slips.  Early registration is not available for these events. 

Lock-Ins will be themed. 

Dates: Friday, November 15  9pm-7am

Permission Slips are available for download two weeks before the event or you can pick one up at your Wapakoneta Family YMCA. To download permission slip click here.

 

Find the perfect program for your kids! Please remember, we offer financial assistance!  Call or email for more information.  If you have any questions or an idea for a program you would like to see, contact Lindsay Zielonka at 419-739-9622 or lzielonka@wapakymca.org


Please check the Program Brochures for specific times/days for programs.