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Find all of the details about our youth program below. Please click here for a printable version of our Program Bulletin.

Our programs feature

  • Youth Activity
  • Character Building
  • Participation
  • Values
  • Sportsmanship
  • Skill Development
  • Fun!

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current programs

3rd & 4th GRADE BASKETBALL PROGRAM - Register by January 23

Held January – March.  Games: February 9, 16. 23 March 2, 9, 16.

We are proud to offer 3rd and 4th Grade basketball again this year but in our own gym! All games will be at the new Y. Practices can be at local gyms or at the Y. The program will run for 6 weeks and team t-shirts are included in the sign up price. Professional photographers will be on-site on February 23 to take individual and team photographs!

Flyers will be in the schools in the second week of January, registration information will also be available on our website, Facebook and in the Y.

Norb Baschnagel will be offering a FREE two day coaching certification course for all those interested in coaching a team. It will be held at the Y on: Saturday Jan 26th and Saturday February 2nd. Each day will be 2 hours, 8am-10am. This is a great opportunity to refresh or learn the fundamentals of the game and build confidence. It will also support us in ensuring that we have a consistent level of coaching experience for the participants. Information for signing up will be on the flyer.

$25 – Members; $45 – Non-Members;$5 – Late registration fee.

 

ROLL WITH ME

Roll with me is a supportive tumbling class for ages 2 & 3 and their parent.This class will develop coordination, confidence and balance for growing bodies. There is plenty of diverse activities to engage young minds. Get involved and make new friends!

Thursday:10:20—10:50 am; Gym Side1

$10/month for Members

$30/month for Non-members

Held Monthly February—May

 

TUMBLE TIME

This fun interactive class introduces children ages 4 & 5 to the world of gymnastics while working on coordination, balance, physical strength, teamwork and social skills.

Thursday:11:00 am—11:45 am; Gym Side1

$20/month for Members

$40/month for Non-members

Held Monthly February—May

 

FLIP & DIP

Flip & Dip is a beginner gymnastics and swimming program for preschool children ages 3-5.Children begin with 30 minutes of tumbling, followed by a 30 minute beginner swim lesson.Hint:Girls wear swimsuits for gymnastics and boys wear swim trunks and t-shirts.Sign up by the first of the month.

Tuesdays:5:00—6:05pm; Held Monthly February - May

$20/month for Members; $40/month for Non-members

 

 

RIVERSHARKS COMPETITIVE SWIM PROGRAM

The Riversharks competitive swim team is on hold for the 2018 -2019 season during the Tippin Natatorium construction.  Visit Riversharks Home Page for more information.

YEAR ROUND FUN

Programs throughout the year.

Seasons don't have to be boring. The Clarion County YMCA offers programs during all four seasons to keep your kids healthy and fit all year long.

THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

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1st & 2nd GRADE BASKETBALL CLINIC REGISTRATION

This four week clinic will focus on basketball skills and fundamentals. The clinic is developmental, non-competitive, and provides equal participation. The clinic meets on Saturdays. The program is held at high school gyms in Clarion County.

PRE-K and KINDERGARTEN BASKETBALL CLINIC 

This clinic will be held in May at area high school gymnasiums. The clinic will focus on the development of the basic fundamental skills of basketball with fun activities. The goal of the program is to get all of the participants involved and excited about basketball in order to create a foundation in the sport.

SWIM LESSONS - JUNE, JULY & AUGUST

Swim lessons are available at the Clarion Borough Pool. Lessons are with a certified and qualified lifeguard. Your child will need a swim suit, a caring parent/guardian or adult nearby.

SOCCER CLINIC - JUNE

Soccer skills clinics teach fundamentals of soccer. This program is held on Saturdays at the Clarion County Park in June for ages 4-14. This program is a great refresher for our Summer Soccer Program.

SUMMER SOCCER PROGRAM - JULY

Summer Soccer is a 7-week program for kids in pre-k to 8th grade. This program is a developmental, participation based program with t-shirts for all players. The program is held at the Clarion County Park.

FLAG FOOTBALL—SEPTEMBER

Flag football is a fun, participation-based football program for kids in 1st through 6th grade. Games are played on six consecutive Saturdays and practices are held on weeknights. All participants receive t-shirts.

RIVERSHARKS COMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM

The Riversharks competitive swim team begins in early October and the regular season runs through mid-February. Practices are held at Clarion University in the evenings 2-5 nights per week with meets on Saturdays. Meets are held at CUP and at other YMCA’s throughout the CENKEY League. The Riversharks competitive swim team is composed of two levels: developmental and competitive. Swimmers who need stroke development and technique work will begin in the developmental group until they learn and progress. Swimmers have a flexible practice and meet schedule. CLICK HERE for more information

5th & 6th GRADE BASKETBALL PROGRAM—NOVEMBER

YMCA basketball is a fundamental, participation based program for boys and girls in 5th and 6th grade. Practices and games will be held at local school districts and coordinated with volunteer coaches.Registration is required by October 17. Practices could begin as early as October 22.  Games will be played on Saturdays beginning November 3 and ending December 15. All players receive t-shirts.Cost is $25/Members; $45 Non-members.

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Find all of the details about our youth program below. Please click here for a printable version of our Program Bulletin.

 
 

Our programs feature

  • Youth Activity
  • Character Building
  • Participation
  • Values
  • Sportsmanship
  • Skill development
  • Fun!

Click here for PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORMS

current programs

3rd & 4th GRADE BASKETBALL PROGRAM - Register by January 23

Held January – March.  Games: February 9, 16. 23 March 2, 9, 16.

 

We are proud to offer 3rd and 4th Grade basketball again this year but in our own gym! All games will be at the new Y. Practices can be at local gyms or at the Y. The program will run for 6 weeks and team t-shirts are included in the sign up price. Professional photographers will be on-site on February 23 to take individual and team photographs!

Flyers will be in the schools in the second week of January, registration information will also be available on our website, Facebook and in the Y.

Norb Baschnagel will be offering a FREE two day coaching certification course for all those interested in coaching a team. It will be held at the Y on: Saturday Jan 26th and Saturday February 2nd. Each day will be 2 hours, 8am-10am. This is a great opportunity to refresh or learn the fundamentals of the game and build confidence. It will also support us in ensuring that we have aconsistent level of coaching experience for the participants. Information for signing up will be on the flyer.

$25 – Members; $45 – Non-Members;$5 – Late registration fee.

ROLL WITH ME

Roll with me is a supportive tumbling class for ages 2 & 3 and their parent.This class will develop coordination, confidence and balance for growing bodies. There is plenty of diverse activities to engage young minds. Get involved and make new friends!

Thursday:10:20—10:50 am; Gym Side1

$10/month for Members

$30/month for Non-members

Held Monthly February—May

 

TUMBLE TIME

This fun interactive class introduces children ages 4 & 5 to the world of gymnastics while working on coordination, balance, physical strength, teamwork and social skills.

Thursday:11:00 am—11:45 am; Gym Side1

$20/month for Members

$40/month for Non-members

Held Monthly February—May

 

FLIP & DIP

Flip & Dip is a beginner gymnastics and swimming program for preschool children ages 3-5.Children begin with 30 minutes of tumbling, followed by a 30 minute beginner swim lesson.Hint:Girls wear swimsuits for gymnastics and boys wear swim trunks and t-shirts.Sign up by the first of the month.

Tuesdays:5:00—6:05pm; Held Monthly February - May

$20/month for Members; $40/month for Non-members

 


THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

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3rd & 4th GRADE YOUTH BASKETBALL - JANUARY

Youth basketball for 3rd and 4th graders is a fundamental, participation-based program with games on Saturdays and one practice per week. Practices are held at or near local school districts and coordinated by volunteer coaches. Games will be played on Saturdays. Teams are built by the YMCA youth Coordinator. Gender-based teams are built for boys and girls. Youth basketball emphasizes equal participation, fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork.

1st & 2nd GRADE BASKETBALL CLINIC REGISTRATION

This four week clinic will focus on basketball skills and fundamentals. The clinic is developmental, non-competitive, and provides equal participation. The clinic meets on Saturdays. The program is held at high school gyms in Clarion County.

PRE-K and KINDERGARTEN BASKETBALL CLINIC

This clinic will be held in May at area high school gymnasiums. The clinic will focus on the development of the basic fundamental skills of basketball with fun activities. The goal of the program is to get all of the participants involved and excited about basketball in order to create a foundation in the sport.

SWIM LESSONS - JUNE, JULY & AUGUST

Swim lessons are available at the Clarion Borough Pool. Lessons are with a certified and qualified lifeguard. Your child will need a swim suit, a caring parent/guardian or adult nearby.

SOCCER CLINIC - JUNE

Soccer skills clinics teach fundamentals of soccer. This program is held on Saturdays at the Clarion County Park in June for ages 4-14. This program is a great refresher for our Summer Soccer Program.

SUMMER SOCCER PROGRAM - JULY

Summer Soccer is a 7-week program for kids in pre-k to 8th grade. This program is a developmental, participation based program with t-shirts for all players. The program is held at the Clarion County Park.

FLAG FOOTBALL—SEPTEMBER

Flag football is a fun, participation-based football program for kids in 1st through 6th grade. Games are played on six consecutive Saturdays and practices are held on weeknights. All participants receive t-shirts.

RIVERSHARKS COMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM

The Riversharks competitive swim team begins in early October and the regular season runs through mid-February. Practices are held at Clarion University in the evenings 2-5 nights per week with meets on Saturdays. Meets are held at CUP and at other YMCA’s throughout the CENKEY League. The Riversharks competitive swim team is composed of two levels: developmental and competitive. Swimmers who need stroke development and technique work will begin in the developmental group until they learn and progress. Swimmers have a flexible practice and meet schedule. CLICK HERE for more information

5th & 6th GRADE BASKETBALL PROGRAM—NOVEMBER

YMCA basketball is a fundamental, participation based program for boys and girls in 5th and 6th grade. Practices will be held at local school districts and coordinated with volunteer coaches. Games will be played on Saturdays.

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