Young Minds Create Art - Youth Afterschool Art - Ages 8-12

Afterschool arts & crafts for youth ages 8-12 with a different media and project every month! We will learn the fundamentals of each media in addition to creating a work of art. Pre-register for every month or pick your favorite art class to attend. Be sure to wear crafty clothes as projects can get messy!
Pre-registration is required as space is limited. No refunds once registered. Must be age appropriate at start of class date. Held at the Warren YMCA.
Participants = 8 per class

Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Ages: 8-12 years
Cost per Class: $15 Y Member / $20 Non-member
Registration: Now Open! Click for online registration.
Instructor: Erin Wallace

Class #1 - Ice Dye Design
Date: Wednesday, September 6th
*Tie Dying - bring a light color, cotton shirt, washed and dried - NO fabric softner/dryer sheet.

Class #2 - Lost My Marbles
Date: Wednesday, October 4th
*Abstract painting with marbles to create organic abstract art.

Class #3 - Mixed Media Art
Date: Wednesday, November 1st
*Combine collage, paint, ink, stamp, fabric and more to create art on canvas.

Class #4 - Fiber Felted Ornaments
Date: Wednesday, December 6th
*Learn how to needle felt and sew fiber together to design a holiday ornament.




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 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.



Let the birthday party fun begin! Book a 2-hour birthday party for Saturday or 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 your own 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 S10 & up. Thirty (30) total participants.

SUNDAYS: (November-May)
*Swimming Party: Ages 10 & up. Twenty-five (25) total participants. (Ages 9 & under must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Swim waiver required to be signed by parent if not already on file at YMCA.)

A Birthday Party Facility Usage Contract/FAQ's is required to be signed within 24 hours of booking party:

*Download here: Birthday Party Facility Usage Contract
*Email to request.
*Pick up at the Warren Y Front Welcome Desk.

Reservations MUST be made 4 weeks in advance. Payment in full is due at registration. A 50% refund will be issued ONLY if the party is canceled in writing/email 2-WEEKS PRIOR to the reserved party date. NO refund is available if canceled less than 2 weeks from the reserved party date, as this reservation has prevented other rental opportunities. Email to cancel.

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 are available due to scheduled YMCA events.
NOTE: If you do not receive a receipt after payment then your party may not have processed correctly. It is recommended to follow-up with an email to to verify reservation and submit Birthday Party Contract.


Saturday, October 14th BOOKED
Saturday, October 21st BOOKED
Saturday, October 28th BOOKED
Sunday, November 5th (Pool) BOOKED
Sunday, November 12th (Pool)
Saturday, November 25th 
Sunday, November 26th (Pool)
Saturday, December 2nd
Sunday, December 3rd (Pool)
Saturday, December 9th
Sunday, December 10th (Pool)
Saturday, December 16th
Sunday, December 17th (Pool)
Saturday, December 23rd

Saturday: 2:00-4:00 pm
Sunday in the Pool: 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 (9 & under), Bounce House (10 & under), Basketball/Gymnasium Play and Swimming for ages 10 & up. 
Registration Reservations:: Online or at Y Front Desk. 


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.

7 Pool Street, Warren, Pa. Pool phone: 814-726-9897 (During open hours)

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 by clicking links below or at . Forms are also available at the YMCA Front Welcome Desk.
Please direct pool pass and gate fee questions to Larina Zimmerman at the City of Warren 814-723-6300, ext. 110.

Hours of Operation 2023:

CLOSED FOR 2023. Thank you for a successful season. See you back in 2024!




The Outdoor Municipal Pool is a great place to hold a birthday party or other special event. Parties may be scheduled AFTER HOURS from 6:00-8:00 pm. 
To book a party, please email with your party date inquiry. Parties MUST be reserved in advance.

Private Party Fees
Private Party Contract:
After scheduling your party through the Aquatics Department at the Warren YMCA, the Party Contract must be completed and turned into the City Municipal Office with payment.
The private party form is available at the YMCA Front Desk or download here: Private Party Contract 

*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.