FAMILY AND YOUTH SPECIALTY PROGRAMS / ARTS

 
 
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SPECIAL EVENTS
Movies in the Dark

Enjoy a Family Night out with a FREE movie at your local YMCA. Movies at the Warren City CAR Pool cost $3.00 per person. Brought to you by the Warren County Chamber of Business & Industry and your Warren County YMCA's. Bring your own blanket and chair. See you at the movies!!

Friday, June 24th The Tale of Despereaux 8:30 pm Sheffield YMCA
Friday, July 8th Little Giants 9:00 pm Youngsville YMCA
Friday, July 15th Encanto 9:00 pm Warren City CAR Pool ($3.00/person)
Friday, July 22nd Up 8:30 pm Sheffield YMCA
Thurs., Aug. 4th Spider Man Into the Spider Verse 8:30 pm Warren City CAR Pool ($3.00/person)
Thurs., Aug. 18th Inside Out 8:30 pm Youngsville YMCA
Friday, Aug. 26th Space Jam A New Legacy 8:30 pm Sheffield YMCA

 

 

ARTS
 
SUMMER ART CLASSES FOR KIDZ, TEENS & ADULTS
REGISTRATION BEGINS SAT. APRIL 30TH AND CONTINUES UNTIL FILLED

KIDZ Art 3-day Camps

Summer art classes are designed for youth ages 8-12. Classes will meet from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the camp week and will be held at indicated locations. (NOTE: on Wednesdays, participants will be dropped off at the Music Conservatory. They will then walk to the Tybout House where they will be picked up at end of the camp day.)
Camps will include an assortment of art experiences from local artists who are proficient at their craft. These classes are for creative kids who want to experience several art forms. All youth are expected to follow health and safety guidelines, as well as respectful communication and participation in the classroom. Participants are to bring a non-refrigerated lunch each day and transportation to the camp location is parent/guardian responsibility. *MUST be age appropriate at the start of camp week. Email Kim Slocum at kim@warrenymca.org with any questions. 

Daily Camp Locations:
Tuesday: Allegheny Community Center Art Studio, 42 Clark Street, Warren, PA
(*Scroll down for directions to Art Studio)
Wednesday:
Drop off: at the Music Conservatory, 220 Pennsylvania Ave. West, Warren PA http://www.warrenmusicconservatory.com
Pick up: at Tybout House, 117 Market St. Warren, PA http://tybouthouse.com/
Thursday: Allegheny Community Center

Camp Dates:
Week #1: June 14th-16th:   (Basket Weaving, Intro to Culinary, Music Emersion, Needle Felting Cookie Cutters) 
Week #2: June 21st-23rd:   (Print Making, Culinary KIDZ, Music Emersion, Painting with Wool)
Week #3: June 28th-30th:   (Painting, Culinary Art of Cooking, Music Emersion, Yarn Dying)
Week #4: July 26th-28th:   (Animal Sculpting, The Science of Baking, Music Emersion, Nature Weaving)
Week #5: August 2nd-4th:   (Nature Prints, Creative Cakes, Music Emersion, Cardboard Weaving)
Week #6: August 9th-11th:   (Painting, Cooking Kids, Music Emersion, Yarn Dying
Week #7: August 16th-18th:  (Glass Fusing, Wrap It Up Food, Music Emersion, Basic Crochet)
Week #8: August 23rd-25th:  (Hand Built Pottery, Food Presentation, Music Emersion, Paint w/ Wool)

Camp Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ages: 8-12 years
Cost per Week:
$40.00 Y Members
$60.00 Non-members
Registration:
NOW OPEN! (In-house & online)
Lunch:
Bring a non-refrigerated lunch each day.

 

Teen Fiber Art Classes at the Tybout House

Fiber Art classes for ages 12-17 at the Tybout House from 12:00 noon-2:00 pm on Thursdays. Tybout House owner and fiber artist, Victoria Boehmer will lead these classes. Participants will meet at this location.  Dates and cost as indicated below. Sign up for 1 class or all. Total participants per class = 10. (Sewing Machine class is a total of 5 participants.) Email Kim Slocum at kim@warrenymca.org with any questions.

Dates: (Thursdays)
July 7th: Basic Sewing on a Machine. Students will learn the basics of sewing on a sewing machine. This class is limited to 5 students and machines will be in the store for use during class. 
July 14th: Learn to Knit. Students will learn to knit. (Supply fee TBA)
July 28th: Painting with Wool. Students will create a painting by needle felting wool. 
August 4th: Embroidery. Students will create an embroidery sampler to learn the basic stitches.
August 11th: Yarn Dyeing. Students will dye yarn using Kool-Aid. 

Time:12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
Ages: 12-17 years
Cost: (Both members & non-members)
$10.00 per class ( $15.00 for Yarn Dyeing on August 11th.)
Registration:
Begins Saturday, April 30th
Location:
Tybout House, 117 Market Street, Warren, PA
Tybout Website: https://tybouthouse.com/

 

Adult Art Painting on Wednesdays at the Allegheny Community Center Art Studio

Adult art classes at the Allegheny Community Center Art Studio from 2:00-4:00 pm on Wednesdays. Participants are asked to bring a photo of an item they would like to paint. There will also be images for beginning artists to choose from which the instructor will provide.
Classes run as a 5-week session. Total participants per session = 4 adults. Contact Kim Slocum at kim@warrenymca.org with questions.

Dates: (Wednesdays)
June 15th - July 13th
July 20th - August 17th
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Ages: Adults
Cost:
$60.00 Y Members (5-week session)
$75.00 Non-members (5-week session)
Registration:
Begins Saturday, April 30th
Location:
Allegheny Community Center, Art Studio, 42 Clark Street, Warren, PA

 

Directions for Art Classes at Allegheny Community Center:
Summer Art Classes will be held at the NEW Y ART STUDIOS on the second floor of the Allegheny Community Center. The best advice for parking is to drive around the back and park near that entrance. Follow the Y Art Signs. You can also enter from the front door and parking is available across the street.
Art Teacher: Taylor Braley phone 1-716-485-1204.

 
ADULT ARTS CLASSES - Coming Fall 2022

Adult Art Painting- Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Adult art classes at the Allegheny Community Center Art Studio. Join us to learn the basics of acrylic painting and create your first masterpiece! We will explore supplies, techniques, and process of creating with acrylic paint on canvas. You will create your own canvas work of realism are. Paint, brushes and basic supplies will be provided to get you started. Held on Wednesdays during the Sept/Oct 5-week session. Choose to attend from 1:00-3:00 pm OR 6:00-8:00 pm. Total participants = 10 (per 5-week class). Ages 16 & up. Contact Erin Wallace at erin@warrenymca.org with questions.

Participants are asked to bring the following:
*1 Roll of paper towels
*Styrofoam plates (4)
*Pad of acrylic painting paper/mixed media paper pad to practice painting techniques **
*Canvas (8x10" up to, but no larger than, 11x14") for final project
*An apron or smock in you'd like

 **acrylic/mixed media paper and canvas can be purchased online or from your local store in the craft department.


Instructor: Bart Green
Dates: (Wednesdays)
September 7th - October 5th 
Time:
1:00-3:00 pm OR 6:00-8:00 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Cost:
$40.00 Y Members (5-week session)
$60.00 Non-members (5-week session)
Registration:
Begins Wednesday, Aug. 10th members / Monday, Aug. 15th non-members
Location:
Allegheny Community Center, Art Studio, (Room #2 on 2nd floor - follow signs. Elevator available.) 42 Clark Street, Warren, PA. We recommend parking at the back of the building near the rear entry with ramp.

 

Y PARTNERSHIP MUSIC ARTS

The Warren County YMCA in an effort to meet every child and adult's needs has partnered with the Warren County Music Conservatory to offer our members the enrichment of music instruction. Whether it is vocal or instrumental, the Warren Music Conservatory offers a wide range of choices for members who are interested in ANY GROUP CLASS that they offer. Please log on at https://warrenmusicconservatory.com to look at the wide range of classes offered. All Warren County YMCA members receive a 25% discount on their group class fee when a current membership voucher is presented at the time of registration.

 

BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT THE Y 

Let the birthday party fun begin! Book a 2-hour birthday party for Sunday from 2:00-4:00 pm. Party space rental includes the use of Birthday Party room (Prog. #4) for the 1st hour to enjoy snacks, birthday cake, presents, etc. and a 2nd hour in one of the following fun areas:
*Character Club Playspace: Ages 9 and under. Fifteen (15) total participants.
*Bounce House Fun in the Gymnasium: Ages 10 and under. Thirty (30) total participants.
*Basketball/Free Play: Ages 10 & up. Thirty (30) total participants.

A Birthday Party Facility Usage Contract is required to be signed at the completion of the party. Stop at the Warren Y Front Welcome Desk to submit.
Reservations MUST be made 4 weeks in advance. Payment in full is due at registration. A 50% refund will be issued if the party is cancelled in writing/email 2-WEEKS PRIOR to the reserved party date. NO refund is available if cancelled less than 2 weeks from the reserved party date. Email andrew@warrenymca.org.

To schedule a party, please book Online through our home page or at the Y Front Welcome Desk. First come, first serve for the available party dates listed below. No other dates available due to scheduled YMCA events.

Current Available Party Dates:
Check back for Sundays party dates during November - December 2022 bookings.

 

Days/Time: 
Sunday 2:00-4:00 pm (Available November thru May only)
Cost: $125.00 YMCA Members / $150.00 Non-Members (2-hour party)
Ages: Character Club and Bounce House for ages 10 & under. Basketball/Gymnasium Play for ages 10 & up. 
Registration Reservations:: Online or at Y Front Desk. 
 

CHAMPION PROGRAMS*

We all know or have someone in our life that has championed through many obstacles in their life. We have activities designed to meet the needs of our community members who are looking for support for family and friends in need of programs to support limitations in mobility, intellectually limited abilities, as well as social and emotional development.

**See Champion Programs under Social Responsibility tab for a listing of programs available.

 

 

WARREN MUNICIPAL POOL  - 7 Pool Street, Warren, Pa.

The Warren County YMCA manages the outdoor Warren Municipal Pool located at 7 Pool Street, Warren, Pa. Season pass applications are available to purchase directly through the City of Warren at the Tax Office at the Municipal Building, 318 W. Third Avenue, Warren, Pa.  You may also download the application, check fees, and read pool rules and regulations at http://www.cityofwarrenpa.gov .
Please direct pool pass and gate fee questions to Larina Zimmerman at the City of Warren 814-723-6300, ext. 110.


Hours of Operation:

Hours of Operation through August 15, 2022:
Monday - Sunday: 12:00 noon- 5:00 pm 

 

Party Reservations: The Municipal Pool is a great place to hold a birthday party or other special event. For the 2022 season, parties may be scheduled during weekend evening hours and weekly after regular hours. To book a party please contact Dani Mumford, Aquatics Coordinator at 814-726-0110, ext. 116 or email dani@warrenymca.org. MUST be reserved in advance. Party Fees can be found here. The private party form is available online by downloading private party form or through Dani Mumford.


*For event details see the Warren City Car Pool Facebook page.

 

NOTE: It is required that children 9 and under be accompanied by an adult at all times while at our YMCA. No Front Entry drop-off or pick-up.