Learn basic pre-ballet movement to simple choreography. Students will end the session with a dance recital (minimal fee for costume). Proper dance attire (ballet shoes, a leotard and tights) required. For those which have been in at least two prior sessions and recommended to advance by the instructor, see “Creative Dance-Level 2 (Modern Dance)” below.
Session fee: $50-Member $100-Non member
Wednesdays, October 2-December 11 *no class Nov. 27
Ages 5-8, 5:15-6PM
Ages 3-4, 6-6:45PM
Ages 9-12, 6:45-7:45PMEmail
Daddy Daughter Dance
Join us for a night of fun at the York Branch YMCA to celebrate a good time with Daddies and Daughters (Grandpas and Uncles are welcome too!) The night includes dancing to music provided by a DJ, refreshments, and quality bonding with friends and family.
SAVE THE DATE!
May 10, 2020
Will be held at the York Branch for ages 11-15 beginning mid-October. Will be held at the Bob Hoffman Branch for ages 8-10 beginning mid-January.Register
Fencing – Beginner
Youth and Adult Sports
This class is based upon the fundamentals and beginning steps of fencing. Come learn to fence and have a great time. Offered at the Southern and York branches.Register
Intro To Ballet Day
A one-day, introductory class for those interested in trying basic pre-ballet movements for the first time.
Wednesday, Sept. 25
Ages 3-6, (6-6:45PM) Ages 7-12, (7-7:45PM)
Class fee: $3-Member $5-Non memberEmail
Intro to Lacrosse
In this program participants will learn the fundamentals of lacrosse. Participants will learn the sport of lacrosse through fun games and drills. This program is intended for the player with little or no lacrosse experience. This program is offered in the fall and spring seasons.Contact Branch
Intro to Martial Arts
Spirit, Mind and Body
Gain a basic understanding of the function of stance, distance, timing, body movement, footwork, angles, kata, partner drills and applications, breathing and posture in this 6 week introductory course. Offered at the Dover Branch YMCA.
A youth swim, bike, run event for kids ages 7 and older. Hosted by the York YMCA Aquatic Club, this event encourages youth to try a new sport. Free swim clinics are included in the registration. Learn moreRegister
Preschool Sports Mix
Sports Mix is a 6 week program that will provide your child with exposure to basketball and soccer. Classes introduce fundamentals through a variety of fun games and activities that will keep your child moving. This class gives the child an introduction to the specific sport classes that we teach at the Y.Contact Branch
T-Ball – Spring Co-Ed League
Ages 4 - 8
For beginners and experienced players. Participants will learn and enhance their baseball/softball skills including throwing, fielding, hitting and more through instruction, practices and games. Youth who are ready to advance past hitting off the tee, will gain “soft-pitch” from the staff and coaches. This program begins in early April and is held at the Bob Hoffman YMCA only.Contact Branch
Tap Dancing Class
This class will go over basic tap steps with upbeat combinations and routines. Tap shoes required.
Session fee: $25-Member $50-Non member
Tuesdays, October 1-December 10 *no class Nov. 26
Ages 5-8, 5:30-6:15 p.m.Email
Teen Sports Conditioning
Ages 11 - 19
This 10 week program meets twice weekly and focuses on sport-specific training drills, skills, and agility to increase performance, speed and overall conditioning for youth ages 11 – 19.Register
Volleyball – Girls Intramural Program
Ages 8 - 15
This program is for girls of all skill levels, ages 8-15. 8-10 year olds will be held at the Bob Hoffman Branch and 11-15 year olds will be held at the York Branch. Programs are offered in early September, mid-November, early February, and early April.Register
Volleyball – Girls Open Gym
For beginners and experienced players. Stop by one or all
dates to learn from our “York YMCA Girls Club Volleyball”
coaches. For those with little or no volleyball experience,
our coaches will introduce and teach the fundamentals.
For those with volleyball experience, our coaches will
enhance your volleyball skills through instruction and
Members/FREE Non-Members/$5 per session
Dates and Locations:
Sep. 29, 5-7 p.m. at the Dover YMCA
(1705 Palomino Road, 17315)
October 6, 5-7 p.m. at the Children’s Home of York
(Shoehouse Road, York, 17406)
October 13 and 20, 5-7 p.m. at the York YMCA
(90 N. Newberry Street)
Volleyball – York Branch Girls 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 Branch YMCA offers a three-day volleyball clinic. Learn moreRegister
YMCA Competitive Swim Team
Competitive swimming ages 5 - 18
The York YMCA’s Competitive 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 LocationRegister
For ages 4-11 who wish to learn and expand on the fundamentals of basketball through instruction, practices, and games. Appropriate basket heights for each age group. Begins in early December at the York and Bob Hoffman Branches, and again in early April at the York Branch. Program also begins in November and again in January at the Southern Branch.Contact Branch
Youth Drawing Class
This beginning drawing class provides instruction and practice so that students will understand how to transfer what they observe to paper. Working with contour line and positive/negative space, students will discover some magical techniques that will help them to be more confident and accurate in their drawings.
$35-Member $70-Non member
Thursdays, October 10-December 12 *no class Oct. 31 and Nov. 28
Ages 6-8, 5:45-6:30PM
Ages 9-10, 6:45-7:30PM
Ages 4 - 11
This program for ages 4-11, is designed to introduce the sport of soccer and enhance skills in a team format through instruction, practice, and games. Outdoor soccer begins in mid-September at the York, Bob Hoffman, and Southern Branches. Indoor soccer begins in early February at the York and Bob Hoffman Branches, and November and March at the Southern Branch.Register