YOUTH AND FAMILY SPECIALTY PROGRAMS

NO SCHOOL DAY ART CLASSES

Face Painting Skills Class - Friday, January 18, 2019

Youth will learn brush strokes and techniques for creating face painting designs that they can re-create for school activities and church fairs. This is a good way for youth to learn to be entrepreneurs and possibly venture into a business where they can make money while learning a lifelong craft, Must bring a packed lunch. Email Kim@warrenymca.org with any questions

Date: Friday, January 18, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost: $10.00 Members / $15.00 Non-members
Ages: 7 - 12 years
Max Enrollment: 15
Registration: Now Open

 

T-Shirt Printing Class - Monday, January 21, 2019

Youth will learn how to design and make their own unique T-Shirt design. Please bring a clean, washed, solid-color t-shirt. Must bring a packed lunch. Email Kim@warrenymca.org with any questions.

Date: Monday, January 21, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost: $10.00 Members / $15.00 Non-members
Ages: 7 - 12 years
Max Enrollment: 10
Registration: Now Open
Supplies: Clean, washed t-shirt

SUPERHERO TRAINING ACADEMY

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superhero Training Academy! Dress as your favorite Superhero. Come train with local Superheros and get strong, have fun and snap a picture with our special guests. Boys and girls ages 2-8 are welcome to attend with parent(s).

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Cost: $7.00 per child Member / $10.00 per child Non-Member
Registration: Opens December 5, 2018 for Members. December 10, 2018 for Non-members. Must register & pay before January 23, 2019.
Ages: 2-8 years (Parent/Guardian must attend with child)

PRINCE & PRINCESS DANCE

Parents bring your special Prince or Princess for a fairytale evening of music, dancing and fun! Children can dress as a favorite princess or prince, or wear their own special outfit. Enjoy an enchanted family evening! Boys and girls ages 1-10 years are welcome to attend with parent(s).

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Cost: $10.00 per Family (Members) / $15.00 per Family (Non-Members)
Registration: Opens December 5, 2018 for Members. December 10, 2018 for Non-members. Must register & pay before February 20, 2019.
Ages: 1-10 years (Parent/Guardian must attend with child)

IN & UNDER WATER EASTER EGG HUNT

Join us for our 2nd annual In & Under Water Easter Egg Hunt...the ONLY Easter POOL party in town! Kids ages 3-11 years will swim in the pool searching for Easter Eggs above and below the water! Collect eggs and redeem them for prizes! All swimming abilities are welcome. If your child wears a swim bubble, they are required to have an adult in the water with them. Bring your basket and swim suit!

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 11:30 - 12:30 pm
Cost: $4.00 per child Member / $8.00 per child Non-Member
Registration: Opens December 5, 2018 for Members. December 10, 2018 for Non-members. Must register & pay before April 10, 2019.
Ages: 3-11 years (Parent/Guardian must attend with child)

HEALTHY KIDS DAY

Come to your Warren YMCA and enjoy many physical fitness activities throughout the facility. As you explore fun activities inside and out, you'll earn Healthy Kids Day coins to purchase many fun and great things. Swim in our pool, play in our 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 free and open to everyone. Email kim@warrenymca.org with questions.

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time: 10:00 am  - 2:00 pm
Cost: FREE **Sponsored by PNC Bank
Registration: No need to register. Just show up!
Ages: All ages...young & old!

ART CLUBS

Join us on Thursdays after school from 3:30-5:00 pm for Art Club. Experience a new and exciting art adventure every 5 week session. Artist Kim Slocum will lead this club. Supplies needed are listed with each Club description. Ages 7-12. Sign up prior to the 5-week session to reserve a spot! Email kim@warrenymca.org with any questions.

Puppet Making (January/February Session)

Learn the world of Jim Henson (The Muppets) and puppertry. One of the oldest forms of entertainment. After project completion, we'll entertain our young childcare kids with our special puppets. 

Date: January/February 2019 session
Day: Thursdays
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Ages: 7-12 years
Cost: $10.00 Members/$15.00 Non-members
Supply List:
Medium sized stuffed animal to turn into a puppet

Drawing (February/March Session)

Kids will spend time learning how to draw in pencil and pen. They will practice drawing with various forms of sketching.

Date: February/March session
Day: Thursdays
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Ages: 7-12 years
Cost: $10.00 Members/$15.00 Non-members
Supply List:
Sketch book drawing pencils and a favorite animal idea to draw

Watercolor Painting (March/April Session)

In this class, we'll learn how water is the biggest part of watercolor painting. Using fun techniques with salt, rubber cement and wax to enhance our painting we'll transform simple drawings into spectacular works of art! 

Date: March/April session
Day: Thursdays
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Ages: 7-12 years
Cost: $10.00 Members/$15.00 Non-members
Supply List:
Watercolor paper, watercolor paints (the inexpensive paints that come in a one strip)

Painting on Canvas (April/May Session)

For this last session before summer, our Art Club will be a finale' painting on canvas. Kids will learn how to begin a painting, block in color and use shadows to make their painting have depth. 

Date: April/May session
Day: Thursdays
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Ages: 7-12 years
Cost: $10.00 Members/$15.00 Non-members
Supply List:
Canvas size 11x17

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

5th ANNUAL YMCA CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW

This show just keeps on getting better! Celebrating our 5th year of Craft Show success! Home-based businesses and craft vendors from all around our area will showcase their products and beautiful hand-crafted items and displays. Lunch will be available for purchase and a Chinese Auction will be held. New for 2019...Bounce House for the kids! All proceeds from this event will benefit our YMCA Early Learning Center.  Email amy@warrenymca.org with questions or registration information.

Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: FREE to Public
Registration: Vendors - Email Amy Carlson at amy@warrenymca for registration information.

Craft Show Registration Form

**Vendor Registration:
Vendor spaces available at the follow rates:
Single Space (8x8): $25
Double Space (16x16): $40
Tables are not provided but available to rent at the cost of $10 per table (2 max per vendor). Vendors must register by Friday, February 22nd and are asked to donate 1 item toward the Chinese Auction. Vendors will receive a coupon to use toward lunch. Thank you for helping to make our show such a huge success!

 

CHILD & BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE

This course is an ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute) certified course. Registration is open to youths age 12-15 years. A minimun of 4 participants are needed to hold the course (maximum of 10). Participants need to bring a packed lunch. Held in Program #4 at the YMCA. Email cathy@warrenymca.org with any questions. 

Dates: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost: $50.00 Members & Non-members
Ages: 12-15 years
Registration: Currently open. Register before Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to reserve a spot.
*Bring a packed lunch

CHAMPION PROGRAMS*

We all know or have someone in our life that has championed through many obstacles in their life. The following programs have been 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.

*FIREFLY AT THE Y - CHAMPION PROGRAM

Firefly is a fun and exciting program at the Warren County YMCA for adults with intellectual disabilities. Click here for more information.

*LEGO CLUB - CHAMPION PROGRAM

A social opportunity for children of all ages utilizing LEGOS to assist in developing social interaction skills while interacting with peers or staff. There will be LEGO challenges for any child to try or they can act independent and be creative with their LEGOS on their own. Click here for more information.

*CHAMPION SWIM LESSONS

This is a parent and child class for kids with special needs. In this class the child gets one-on-one attention and help from a parent while the instructor guides the parent in teaching them to swim. ADA Locker Room is available. Click here for more information.

RAINBOW SWIM (SNAP - SPECIAL NEEDS AQUATIC PROGRAM) - CHAMPION PROGRAM

This swim is set aside for anyone with a physical or mental handicap. This swim time works on improving motor and social skills. The swim time is split between lessons and fun swim. There is NO fee for this program which is sponsored by the YMCA and the Don Mills Achievement Center. Karen Lyle is the coordinator. Volunteers are always needed to help. For more information on this program or to volunteer, contact the Don Mills Achievement Center at 723-5730. Click here for more information.

*CHAMPION SPLASH - CHAMPION PROGRAM

Reserve a little special time in the pool for you and your friends. Book a private swim play date for your group of parents and friends. The pool will be your for 1 hour - plus you get a room to have a get together before your pool fun! If you desire swim lessons, please indicate at the time of scheduling. Click here for more information.

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)

MUNICIPAL POOL PARTIES (SUMMER) **CLOSED FOR 2018 SEASON - SEE YOU IN 2019!

The Warren Municipal Pool offers private after-hour parties on parties on Friday, Saturday or Sunday evenings and small parties may be scheduled during weekday afternoons from 2:30-4:30 pm. All parties MUST be reserved in advance. Please contact Dani Mostachetti, YMCA Aquatics Coordinator at 726-0110, ext 116 or email:dani@warrenymca.org for available dates and costs.

Season Hours:
Closed for the season.

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.

Y-KIDS

In conjuntion with the Key Club of Warren Area High School and the Kiwanis Club of Warren, the YMCA is introducing a community youth program which will enhance your child's connection with the community by learning how to be a part of making good things happen. Youth Kindergarten through Fifth Grade will be guided by Key Club Teens and Adult Advisors on projects that are chosen to be caring and giving to our community. Such projects will include, but not limited to, collecting items for people in need, assisting with seasonal projects at the Y, as well as other local organizations. These meetings will be twice a month from 3:30 - 4:30pm at the WAEC. This program is free of charge. Please contact Kim Slocum at 726-0110, ext. 126 for information.

K-kid meeting dates: Program runs during school year. Please check with Kim for 2018/19 school year for enrollment opportunities.

KIWANIS YOUTH PROGRAMS (SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAMS)

THESE CLUBS ARE AFFILIATED WITH THE KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL AND SPONSORED BY OUR LOCAL KIWANIS CLUB OF WARREN AND ORGANIZED THROUGH THE YMCA

K-Kids: For youths in grades 3-5. This service club meets at Warren Area Elementary Center (WAEC) monthly. They help with projects around the school, at the YMCA and outreach projects at nursing homes. They have also made appreciation gifts for our police and firefighters. If interested in this club. contact Mrs. Megan Yeager at 723-9061. Click here for more information.

Builder's Club: For youths in grades 6-8. This service club meets weekly at Beaty Warren Middle School. The club helps clean up parks, worked with the Beaty Pantry and volunteered with the Firefighter's Boot Drive. If interested in the club, contact Mr. Steve Parinella at 723-5200.Click here for more information.

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.