YOUTH AND FAMILY SPECIALTY PROGRAMS

KIDZ EXERCISE PROGRAMS:
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. Runs with our 5-week session schedule. 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)
Limite: 20 participants

 
TRAMPOLINE TIME  FOR KIDZ

Jump our 'jiggles' out with a fun and exciting workout using mini trampolines! Open to ages 6 & 12. Held in Group Exercise Studio. Limited to 8 participants. Instructor: Heather Cathcart-Norris. Email kim@warrenymca.org with questions. **Begins with the January 2020 session.

Day: Wednesdays 
Time: 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Ages: Ages 6-12 
Cost: $10.00 Members / $20.00 Non-members (5-week session of classes)
Limit: 8 participants

 

ART CLUBS - WINTER 2020:

Youth interested in independent work, with a little creative guidance, are encouraged to be part of the Y's Art Clubs. Join us on Tuesdays for Basic Painting Techniques and/or Thursdays for Theatre Art (see descriptions below) We meet after school in the Activity Room. Experience a new and exciting art adventure every 5 week session. Artist Lindsay Freeborough 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:  Art Club offered both Tuesday & Thursday. Sign up for 1 day or both.
Time:
Tuesday:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ages: 7 -12 years
Cost: $10.00 Members/$15.00 Non-members (If attending both days cost is $20 Members/$30 NM for 5-week session)
Drop in Fee: Tuesday Art Club - pay $5.00 for a 1-day drop in
Registration: Register during Member/Non-member sign-ups each 5-week session.

Tuesday Club Theme - Basic Painting Techniques
Thursday Club Themes: 

January/February Session: (Thursday, January 9 - February 6, 2020)

Storybook Theatre: A fun storybook will be chosen and we will design a set and prepare to present our story in a fun performance for all the children at the Y. 

February/March Session: (Thursday, February 13 - March 13, 2020)

Silhouette Art: Silhouettes go back many centuries, as early as the 1700's. They were used to capture royalty during their extravagant balls and events. Today in the United States there are only 15 professional silhouette cutters who can cut for puppet theatre, printing and fine art. During this Art Club, we will discover silhouettes, how they are made, and how to make performing art out of them. 

March/April Session: (Thursday, March 19 - April 16, 2020)

KIDZ Stomp:  For this 5-week session we will take a favorite container and make a drum out of it. For instance, a string and a pan can make a guitar! After our instruments are complete, we will come together as a band and perform a fun, musical for all to hear! 
 

TEEN ART OPEN STUDIO

Join us on Friday evenings for Teen Open Studio. We'll explore the world of art through many types of mixed mediums. No cost to attend! Instructor: Lindsay Freeborough.

Days:  Fridays
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ages: 13+
Cost: Free
Registration: No need to register. Just show up!
 

COOKING with KIDZ on FRIDAYS

Kids learn how to cook for themselves. Easy recipes, safety in the kitchen, manners and table etiquette. Also table setting and hosting. Must bring a grocery item each week. (Participants will be given their item to bring next class at the end of each class.) Meets every Friday from 3:45-4:45 pm. Instructor: Lindsay Freeborough. Please email kim@warrenymca.org with any questions.

Days:  *New for 2020  - Cooking classes for kids on Fridays.
Time: 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Ages: 7 -12 years
Cost: $25.00 Members/$35.00 Non-members
Registration: Register during Member/Non-member sign-ups each 5-week session.
 

CRAFT SHOW
6TH ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW AT THE YMCA

Celebrating our 6th year of Craft Show success, this show just keeps getting bigger & better! Home-based businesses and craft vendors from all around our area will showcase their products and beautiful hand-crafted items. Refreshments will be available to purchase and a Chinese Auction will be held at 2:30 pm. Stop, browse and shop! There is always something new to experience. Come One - Come All! Proceeds from this event will benefit our YMCA Early Learning Center. 

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Time: 9:00 - 3:00 pm
Cost: FREE to Public
Vendors:
Must register before February 29, 2020. Vendors are asked to donate 1 item toward the Chinese Auction.
Vendor Fee: $25 Single Space (8x8) / $40 Double Space (Fee does NOT include table. Can rent for $10 per table if needed. 2 max.)
Registration: Please contact Amy Carlson to register at 814-726-0110, ext. 112 or email amy@warrenymca.org. You can also download the application form: Craft Show Application


FAMILY EVENTS:
WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY DANCE PARTY - CANCELLED

Rock your socks at March 21st for our 1st World Down Syndrome Day Dance Party. Wear your crazy socks! Enjoy Marty & the Bubblegum Machine, Bounce House Fun & Photo Booth. Concessions available for purchase. EVERYONE Welcome!!

Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Cost: $3 per person ($10 Family max)
Registration: Register/pay at the Y Front Desk before March 18th
Email Caroline Check at champion@warrenymca.org

IN & UNDER WATER EASTER EGG HUNT - CANCELLED

This is an Easter Egg hunt where participants ages 3-11 years be in the pool searching for Easter Eggs above and below the water! Kids will collect eggs in the pool and redeem them for prizes. (Ages 3-5 years will swim from 11:30-12:00 pm and ages 6-11 from 12:00-12:30pm.) Children of all swimming abilities are welcome. If you child wears a bubble they are required to have an adult in the pool with them. Sign up for the ONLY Easter pool party in town! Event is open to YMCA Members and Non Members.
**Must register at the front desk due to necessary swim waiver required. Registration deadline is April 3, 2020. MAX enrollment is 60 due to swimming pool regulations.

Date:  Saturday, April 4, 2020
Time: 11:30 - 12:30 pm
Ages: 3-11 years
Cost: $5.00 Members/$8.00 Non-members
Registration: Now Open. Deadline is Friday, April 3, 2020

 

HERSHEY PARK BUS TRIP

Get summer started early at the sweetest place on Earth! The Warren YMCA is hosting a trip to Hershey, PA to anyone who would like to attend! Cost includes; transportation on a Coach bus, admission to Hershey Park, the Boardwalk Water Park, Zoo America and 1 meal voucher ticket.

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2020
Time: Bus leaves the YMCA at 5:45 am
Cost: $120 per person
Registration: Deadline is April 21st! Register soon to reserve a spot!
Contact Caroline Check at champion@warrenymca.org with any questions.
All proceeds benefit our Champion at the Y programs.

HEALTHY KIDS DAY

Come to your Warren YMCA on Saturday, May 30th and enjoy many physical fitness activities during our Healthy Kids Day. You and your child can earn HKD coins to redeem for many fun and great things. Swim in our pool, play in the gym, get your face painted and more! Pony rides and Bounce House too! Come be a healthy, happy Y Family. Sponsored by PNC Bank. All activities are fee and open to everyone. Email kim@warrenymca.org with any questions.

Date:  Saturday, May 30, 2020
Time: 10:00 - 2:00 pm
Ages: 3-11 years
Cost: FREE

 

CHILD & BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE - CANCELLED

This course is a ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute) certified course. Registration is open to youth ages 12-15. A minimum of 4 participants is needed to hold the course. (Maximum of 10) Participants need to bring a packed lunch. Class is held in Program #4 at the YMCA

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2020
Time: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Ages: 12-15
Cost: $50.00
Registration: Now open
Instructor: Cathy Peterson

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: $125 YMCA member/$150 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.