Youth MVP

YMCA Youth and Family Special Events

Sports of All Sorts
Ages 6-12
This class is offered for home schooled physical activity credit or for those who just want to have fun playing with others. Participants will learn the basics of multiple sports, develop sportsmanship and work as a team to have fun and succeed. Some of the sports that will be played are soccer, basketball and dodge ball.

Little Movers
Ages 2-4
Little Movers focuses on the development of gross motor skills, balance and coordination while encouraging social interaction between toddlers. This class combines movement, play, exploration and creativity for a fun and enjoyable morning. The participants will be exploring the outdoors during the Fall Session. Please dress accordingly. Depending on the child's comfort level, parents are welcome and encouraged to come and participate or drop their child off.

Parent Child Tumbling
Ages 1-2
This parent-guided class is for children who are consistently walking. The class is centered on motor skill development through games, activity stations and free exploration. Parent participation is focused on providing assurance and praise to their child as they guide them through play learning.

Roster Classes


Gymnastics Skills Assessments
Due to the progressive nature of the sport of gymnastics, class level is based on skill ability and mastery rather than age. Evaluation tools are used to determine placement of participants in class levels. Please contact the front desk to schedule a Gymnastics Skill Assessments.

Pre-School Tumbling

Ages 3-5
Children must be able to participate without their parents and follow directions. Children explore beginning tumbling skills that develop balance, body awareness, coordination and motors skills while utilizing equipment stations. The class will emphasize growing self confidence while learning to follow directions, listen and cooperate with others.

Beginning Gymnastics - Level 1
This program is for children, at least 5 years of age, with little or no prior gymnastics experience. Basic gymnastics skills on the floor, bars, beam and vault are taught including forward and backward rolls, handstands and cartwheels. Includes conditioning to improve strength and flexibility.

Gymnastics - Level 2
This program is for children with beginning level gymnastics experience who have mastered the skills required in a Level 1 gymnastics class. The class stresses form and body control of basic gymnastics skills on all apparatus. More challenging skills of tumbling including back walkovers and front and back handsprings are introduced. Class includes conditioning to improve strength and flexibility.

Gymnastics - Level 3
Participants must master skills learned in Level 1 and 2 prior to registration. This class stresses form, body control and perfection of advanced gymnastics skills on the floor, vault, beam and bars. Class includes working advanced skill mastery on floor exercise, including front and back handsprings and introduction of higher level skills, such as cart wheels on the balance beam and kips on the bars.

Gymnastics - Level 4+
Gymnasts must master skills required in Level 3 prior to registration. Gymnasts will work on their compulsory routines, strength conditioning and flexibility while learning new higher level skills. Gymnasts will learn and work advanced skills including round-off back handspring and front and back saltos on the floor, fly aways on bars, back walkovers and back handsprings on balance beam.

Co-Ed Youth Soccer: Ages 12 and Under
The Indoor Youth Soccer Program is for boys and girls of all skill levels. The program stresses the importance of sportsmanship and teamwork as the participants learn the game and have fun. Beginners will enjoy learning and building on the fundamentals of soccer. Basic skills of dribbling, shooting, passing and team play will be taught. More experienced soccer players will build on the fundamentals, progress their skills and continue to develop their abilities of team play.

Co-Ed Youth T-Ball: Ages 3 - 6
The Indoor Youth T-Ball Program is for girls and boys ages 3 - 6. This program focuses on sportsmanship and teamwork while these young athletes learn the fundamentals of the sport. The boys and girls will enjoy learning and progressing the basic skills of throwing, catching, batting and learning the field. Parents are encouraged to come, help their child and share in the love of the game.

Youth Archery: 4th Grade and Up

The Youth Target Archery Class utilizes the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) archery curriculum. The equipment used is a universal fit so all students are successful, no matter their size or agility level. There is great value learning the lifetime skills of archery. Participants gain confidence, build character and develop self-reliance. Students will be instructed by Certified NASP Basic Archery Instructors.

Co-Ed Learn to Play Tennis: Grades K - 5
The Learn to Play Tennis Program utilizes the QuickStart Tennis Program format. This recreational format is designed to introduce children to the game of tennis by using equipment that is adapted to their age and size. Having fun and enjoying this learning experience is the number one goal of this program.

Swim-tastic Birthday or Gym-tastic
Birthday packages
Basic Party includes:
One hour in our private party room
One hour use of gym or pool depending on package choice
Package includes 12 children
Bounce House with Gym-tastic package
T-Shirt for Birthday Child
$100 Members/$150 General Public
$3 per additional child

Deluxe Party includes :
All Basic Party inclusions
Party decorations (cups, plates, balloons, crayon table)
Juice drink served to each child
Two pizzas
Amazing party coordinator - We do it all from set-up to clean up. We will work with you to plan your birthday events!
$150 Members/$200 General Public

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