YOUTH AND FAMILY SPECIALTY PROGRAMS

 
"TRASH TO TREASURE" SALE TO BENEFIT LIVESTRONG - SEPTEMBER 20TH & 21ST, 2019

The YMCA will hold its annual "Trash & Treasure" sale to benefit our LIVESTRONG at the Y program. We are looking for donations of items for our sale. Now is the time to go through your house and donate items to a worthy cause. All donations can be dropped of at the Y Monday, September 16th thru Wednesday, September 18, 2019. (No early donations as we do not have space to store.) Sale will be located in the West Gymnastium
All proceeds benefit our LIVESTRONG at the Y program.

Details:
Drop off items: Monday, September 16th - Wednesday, September 18th
Sale Days:
Friday, September 20th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 21st from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon ($1/bag on Saturday)


Email Jennifer Suppa at suppa@warrenymca.org with any questions.
 

YOGA FOR KIDZ  

A playful Yoga class that will introduce yoga poses, relaxation techniques and breathing exercises to give children a way to manage emotions and daily stressors. Games, stories and music will be incorporated. Each class will end with a period of relaxation and guided meditation. All equipment provided. Held in Group Exercise Studio. Limited to 20 participants. Instructor: Heather Cathcart Norris. Email kim@warrenymca.org with questions.

Day: Mondays
Time: 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Ages: Ages 6 -12 years 
Cost: $14.00 Members / $30.00 Non-members (5-week session of classes)

DRUMFIT FOR KIDZ & PARENTS 

Come enjoy a great workout using drumming balls and drumsticks. Elevate your heartrate while drumming to the beat. Tons of fun! Open to ages 5 & up. Parents welcome to register and workout with kiddos! Make it a family fun workout! All equipment provided. Instructor: Jessica Ceriola. Held in gymnasium. Email kim@warrenymca.org with questions.

Day: Wednesdays
Time: 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Ages: Ages 5 & up 
Cost: $10.00 Members / $20.00 Non-members (5-week session of classes)

NO SCHOOL DAY FIELD TRIP - SCALLYWAGS PIRATE ADVENTURE

Back again this year for another fun Pirate Adventure! Join us on a field trip to Scallywags Pirate Adventure in Erie, Pa. Help our Y crew defeat the evil Captain Skull and recover our lost treasure! Your little pirate will enjoy an immersive and interactive adventure. Included will be face painting, games, ship-to-ship water cannon battles, a dance part and more! Every child gets sworn in as an official pirate and goes home with a share of the treasure! Dress in your favorite Captain Jack attire. Ages 7 & up. Max enrollment = 40. Each child must have a field trip waiver signed. Email kim@warrenymca.org with questions.

Date: Monday, October 7, 2019
Time: 8:45 am - 3:00 pm
Ages: 7 & up
Cost: $30.00 Members / $40.00 Non-members
Registration: Now open. Please register at the Y Front Welcome Desk 
 

ART CLUBS - FALL 2019 

Youth interested in independent work, with a little creative guidance, are encouraged to be part of the Y's Art Club. Join us on Thursdays after school from 3:45-4:45 pm for Art Club. Experience a new and exciting art adventure every 5 week session. Artist Kim Slocum will lead this club. Needed supplies are listed with each club description. Ages 7-12. Sign up prior to the 5-week session to reserve a spot in this popular Art Club! Email kim@warrenymca.org with any questions.
Max enrollment = 15 participants.

Days:  Thursdays
Time: 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Ages: 7 -12 years
Cost: $10.00 Members/$15.00 Non-members
Registration: Register during Member/Non-member sign-ups each 5-week session.

September/October Session: (Begins Thursday, September 5, 2019)

Art Club Gallery Exhibit: For this session, the young artist will choose an artist to study and replicate their art work. They will then create their own masterpiece in the style and medium of that artist. Some supplies are needed and list will be given after they choose their artist. This group will participate in an art school at the Wetmore Gallery within the Warren Public Library during the month of October.

October/November Session:

Improv for Kids: We are always 'acting' out. This is going to be a fun and engaging acting class which will help children find their voice in public speaking and/or just speaking to anyone. We will play fun games as well as creating short skits to present to the YMCA After-school kids.

November/December Session:

Music-Music-Music: Join us as we learn musical skills that will make the holiday season fun for everyone! Children and staff at the Y will be invited to join us in a holiday sing along. We will create costumes and re-enact old Dickens holiday songs for kids. 

 
GROUP PAINTING PARTIES

Schedule an evening of camaraderie, paint and fun with friends, family or co-workers! Explore watercolor in an expressive and fun way. All supplies included in your experience. Beginners to novice artists welcome! Contact Kim Slocum at kim@warrenymca.org or call 814-726-0110 to schedule your night of painting fun with friends! Note: Minimum of 7 participants per party.
Supplies needed: Included in cost.

Dates: Call or email Kim Slocum to schedule
Cost: $30.00 Members / $40.00 Non-members
Ages: Adult
Registration: Email kim@warrenymca.org to schedule


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.

 
BIRTHDAY PARTIES AND ROOM RENTALS

Interested in throwing a birthday party for your child, but lack the room to house it? The Y is here to help. We have swimming and Character Club Play Gym & Fun Zone parties to offer. School year parties are held on Saturdays from 2:00pm-4:00pm and Sundays from 3:00pm-5:00pm (Nov-Apr only). Summer parties are held Saturday mornings from 9:30 - 11:30 am. All parties are on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked at least one month in advance. We can accommodate twenty (20) individuals in a group for Character Club parties and twenty-five (25) individuals for swimming parties. A 50% non-refundable deposit and facility usage form is required two weeks before the date of the party.Parties are on a two hour time slot with the first hour in the party room and the second hour for the activity booked. Any child that cannot swim or wears a bubble must be accompanied by and adult in the water. All participants who will be swimming must have a swim waiver on file.

Room rentals are for a 2-hour block. All rentals are on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked at least one month in advance.

Contact Cathy Peterson at 814-726-0110, ext. 114 or email cathy@warrenymca.org to schedule a party.

Fee: $100 YMCA member/$125 Non-member
Days: 
Saturdays 2:00-4:00pm / Sundays 3:00-5:00pm (April-November ONLY)
Saturdays 9:30-11:30am (Summer ONLY)

WARREN MUNICIPAL POOL

The Warren County YMCA manages the outdoor Warren Municipal Pool located at 7 Pool Street, Warren, Pa. Season pass applications for summer 2019 are available at the YMCA or at the Municipal Building. All completed applications and payments must be taken to the Municipal Building for processing. You may also download the application, check fees, and find pool rules and regulations from http://www.cityofwarrenpa.gov .


2019 Hours of Operation:
CLOSED for the Season - See you Summer of 2020!! Thank you for your patronage.

Party Reservations: The Municipal Pool is a great place to hold a birthday party or other special event. Parties may be scheduled during normal pool hours and private parties (after hours) may also be scheduled by contacting 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.


*Check the Warren City Car Pool Facebook page for event details.

 
Y PARTNERSHIP MUSIC ARTS

The Warren County YMCA in an effort to meet every child and adults' 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.

 

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.