Beginner Fencing

Ages 6 and Up

This class is based upon the fundamentals and beginning steps of fencing. Come learn to fence and have a great time. Program is 10 weeks.

Time Varies by Location

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Camp Discovery

Ages 5 - 15

Camp Discovery programs are fun for children of all ages. Activities include field trips, science lessons, swimming, sports, arts & humanities and exercises that help campers learn the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Camp Discovery provides a safe, nurturing and fun camp experience for children of all ages. Our well-trained staff provide a safe environment to enhance the core values of the YMCA: faith, hope, love, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Registration Fee: $30/Child $50/Family

Standard Rate:  $150/Week (Members)  $200/Week (Youth Membership/ Non-Member)

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Camp Spirit

Ages 5 - 16

Camp Spirit is located on 14 acres of outdoor space. Campers participate in a wide variety of programming that includes swimming, archery, indoor gaga pit, amphitheater and an arts & crafts center. Campers enjoy the summer with sports, games, a rock climbing wall, lodges and more. Many activities are related to theme days. Each Friday, campers travel to a local park & to the Graham Aquatic Center for outdoor activities!

Registration Fee: $30/Child $50/Family

Weekly Fee: $126 (Family Memberships) $152 (Youth Membership/ Non-Members)

Daily Fee: $30/Child (Members) $35/Child (Youth Membership/ Non-Members)

Camp Spirit offers transportation between the York, Bob Hoffman Branch (Dover), the Eastern YMCA at Ohana Wellness Center and Camp Spirit. Please contact branch for details.

Camp Spirit runs June through August.

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Competitive Private Lessons

Ages 12 - 18

Need stroke refinement, faster racing starts, or improvement on your flip turns? Our competitive private swim lessons help swimmers focus on their personal goals. These one-on-one swim lessons are great whether you are on the swim team or training for a triathlon.

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Competitive Stroke Clinics

Ages 12 - 18

Throughout the year York YMCA Swimming offers specialized clinics and mini-camps. These sessions are open to all competitive swimmers and focus on stroke development, starts, turns, and the mental aspects of improving performance.

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Fitness Evaluations

A trained wellness staff member will assess your current fitness level by evaluating cardio respiratory strength, body composition, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance. New members receive one free evaluation session.

By Appointment

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Girls Intramural Volleyball Program

Ages 4 - 8, 11 - 15

This fun program will enhance your volleyball skills through instruction, drills, practices and games. This program is for girls of all skill levels between grades 4-8 and ages 11-15.

Time Varies by Age Group

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Home School Physical Education

Ages 3 - 18

Do you need a place for your homeschoolers to engage in physical exercise as well as develop relationships with their peers? Homeschool programs are available to both YMCA members and prospective members. All of our programs are taught by certified and qualified staff. These are available on either Mondays or Wednesdays from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the York Branch YMCA to children ages 3-18.

Mondays and Wednesdays 1pm – 2pm

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Leaders in Training – Camp Spirit

The Leaders In Training program is for children ages 14-16 years old. The LITs will embark on their leadership journey with the campers and staff of Camp Spirit. Each LIT will have a chance to lead in each program area with the 5-9 age groups. LITs will never be left alone with campers and will not be responsible for them, but they will be asked and expected to lead by example.

Registration Fee: $30/Child  $50/Family

Weekly Fee: $115 (Members) $140 (Youth Membership/ Non-Members)

Daily Fee: $30 (Members) $35 (Youth Membership/ Non-Members)

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Nutrition Coaching

A certified nutrition coach will help you implement healthy eating strategies to improve wellbeing and reach your goals.

By Appointment

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Personal Training & Meet Our Trainers

A certified personal trainer will develop a structured program to help you reach your personal goals.

By Appointment

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Pre-Season Swimming

Ages 13 - 17

This program is specifically designed for high school swimmers who want to get a jump on their season. This is an opportunity to get in shape and work on improving your strokes with our experienced Tidal Waves coaching staff. Practices are designed to focus on high school events with a large emphasis on stroke improvement as well as training sets. Participants must be in high school.

Offered in the Fall

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Private Swim Lessons

Any Age

These one-on-one lessons offer individuals of any age the chance to learn to improve swimming skills in a private, respectful and safe atmosphere.

By Appointment

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SafeKids Tae Kwon Do

Ages 6 and Up

The practice of Tae Kwon Do teaches children and adults discipline, self-control, and safety. This program, taught by 3rd and 4th degree master instructors, is a helpful activity for children with ADD, ADHD, and some forms of Autism. It is also an excellent program for children who need the added structured discipline to stay focused and respect authority. Kids will also learn about “stranger danger,” and the avoidance of gangs, guns, and drugs. This youth and family program is offered at all four YMCA of York and York County branches.

Time Varies by Location

Available at the Dover, York and Southern YMCA branches.

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Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Any Age

These small group lessons offer individuals of any age the chance to learn to improve swimming skills in a private, respectful and safe atmosphere.

Available at Southern and York branches.

By Appointment Only

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Specialty Camps

Ages 5 - 12

These sport specific camps offer instruction to provide skill enhancement for the given sport. Along with instruction, participants will enjoy pick-up games, and a daily swim.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP
YMCA Girls Volleyball Campers will enjoy learning valuable skills through instruction, drills and games. Our experienced instructors work with participants based on their skill level. A daily swim is included at the York Y Natatorium. All skill levels welcome.

Ages: 11–14 Week
June 20–24

Ages: 9-10 Week
June 27-July 1

CO-ED BASKETBALL CAMP
Take it to the hoop! Individual skills, along with game techniques and strategies are taught through age-appropriate instruction, drills and games. Beginners and experienced players will benefit from this camp. Basketball camp is held in the York YMCA gym, along with a daily swim at the York Y Natatorium.

Ages: 6-8 Week
June 27- July 1

Weekly Fee: $130 (Members) $155 (Non-Members)

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STEM Camp

31 Days of Science and Fun is a The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program is 31 days of science and fun. The goal of the program is to prevent summer learning loss while getting students excited about STEM. This program is for students entering fourth or fifth grade. Not only do students complete daily experiments, they also go on weekly education field trips that enhances the knowledge that is learned in our classrooms.

LOCATION
Ferguson K-8 School 525 N. Newberry St. York, PA 17404

HOURS
MONDAY–FRIDAY June 26 to August 10
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Application Fee: $20/ Child

Field Trips: $47/ Child

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Swimming at the Graham Aquatic Center

Ages 5 - 18

This class will introduce swimmers ages 5 and up, novice to expert, to the team sport of swimming. Swimming will be taught in a healthy, competitive environment with great coaching and instruction.

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Swimming at the York Y

Ages 5 - 18

This class will introduce swimmers ages 5 and up, novice to expert, to the team sport of swimming. Swimming will be taught in a healthy, competitive environment with coaching and instruction.

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Teen Swim

Ages 13 - 17

Geared for youth at a beginner level to advance their skills and feel confident in the water which will include breathing and stroke technique development.

Time Varies by Location

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Tidal Waves Swim Team

Ages 12 - 18

The York YMCA’s Tidal Waves Swim Team is open to youth of all levels & abilities. It is the perfect program for those who love to swim but have never competed on a team It is ideally for those who enjoy competitive swimming but enjoy a low pressure, relaxed atmosphere. It is especially beneficial for high school swimmers wishing to stay in shape during the off-season. Swimmers compete in local swim meets that give them friendly competition and teach them sportsmanship and teamwork. Practice is held at two locations, the Graham Aquatic Center, located at 543 N. Newberry Street in York, and the York YMCA Southern Branch, located at 100 Constitution Ave in Shrewsbury.

Time Varies by Location

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Wellness Center Orientation

Meet with a trained staff member to learn proper form and usage of YMCA equipment. New members receive two free orientation appointments to learn how to use cardio and strength equipment.

By Appointment

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Y Achievers Program

Ages 14 - 19

Y-Achievers is a college-preparatory program that helps teens and young adults prepare for their futures. The core elements of the Y-Achievers program is to help youth pursue higher education and career goals, establish relationships with area leaders, organizations and media networks while having concentrated focus on youth development and awareness. These skills will be achieved by applying the following tools: career exploration, SAT/ACT preparation, tutoring, networking, mentoring, college tours, communication workshops, and leadership development workshops. All meetings are held at the YMCA of York and York County in York Branch located at 90 N. Newberry St., York, PA 17401. Enter through the Childcare and Youth Development doors.

 

Saturday Schedule

9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

 

Meeting Dates

September 10, 2016

October 1, 2016

October 29, 2016

November 19, 2016

December 10, 2016

January 7, 2017

January 14-16, 2017 (MLK)

February 4, 2017

February 25, 2017

March 11, 2017

April 8, 2017

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Spring College Tour

March 19th-25th

Cost: $375.00

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Y Readers II

Students Entering 5th-8th Grade

LOCATION
Graham Aquatic Center 543 N. Newberry St. York, PA 17404

HOURS
MONDAY–FRIDAY June 21 to August 10
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Application Fee: $20/ Child

Field Trips: $35/ Child

Seats are limited
Students must bring swimsuit everyday

Students must be picked up by 4:00 pm $10 late fee per child

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York YMCA Girls Volleyball Club

Ages 11 - 18

This program is for girls who want to practice and compete at a high school level. Practices are twice a week from December through May with weekend tournaments twice a month from January through May at locations throughout Pennsylvania. If you want to learn from highly qualified instructors and prepare for our intramural program, club volleyball and/or school volleyball the York YMCA offers a three-day volleyball clinic.

December through May, Monday 7:30pm – 8:30pm

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Youth/Teen Co-Ed Dodge Ball League

Ages 10 - 14

Join us for non-stop games in a fun, recreational setting. Games are played with safe and soft, rubber-coated, foam balls. Teams are formed after the first day.

November through December

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