Spring Session 1 Programs

The YMCA of Greenwich nurtures the potential of every child and teen by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming. We aim to provide all youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life. Whether it’s gaining the confidence that comes from learning to swim or building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork, participating in sports at the Y is about building the whole child, from the inside out.

Ballet, boxing, swimming, martial arts are just a few of the classes we offer. Click on the links below to be taken to the class of your choice.


Tumble ClassesTwo’s TimeLittle Artist | Ballet | Dance Classes |SoccerBasketball | Y Warriors| Cartoon Art| STEM Explorations| Swimming Lessons


Our Spring Session 1 Program runs from February 27 – April 30

Member Registration opens January 30

Non-Member Registration opens February 4

NO CLASSES: March 13, April7 – April 16

For more information on registration as well as our refund and credit policies, click here


Tumble Classes

Our Tumble Classes enhance the development of your child’s self-esteem and unique physical abilities by providing him or her with personal attention and instruction. Designed specifically to address each age group’s developmental needs, Tumble Classes focus on building independence, basic gymnastic skills, stimulating structured activities and free play.


PARTICIPANTS 4-10 |  Ages 8-12 Months

Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays 9:00AM-9:30AM

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PARTICIPANTS 5-10 |  Ages 12-24 Months

Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays 9:45AM-10:30AM

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PARTICIPANTS 5-10 |  Ages 2 -3 Years

Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays 10:45AM-11:30AM

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PARTICIPANTS 5-10 |  Ages 4 -7 Years

Tuesdays 4:00PM-5:00PM

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Two’s Time Classes

This program will provide a casual and nurturing introduction to nursery school. We look forward to welcoming your child to our safe, stimulating, child-centered pre-nursery separation program.During class time, your toddler will be introduced to such activities as: Sand & Water Play, Circle Time, Motor Activities, Block Building, Art, Imaginative Play, Puppetry, Hands-On “Manipulatives”, Language Development, Story Time, Music & Dance. *Children participating in Childwatch may be walked to/from Two’s Time if needed.

PARTICIPANTS 3-8 |  Ages 1-3 Years Old

Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 AM

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Little Artist

The goal is to help children develop the skills they need to feel confident in expressing their emotions through creativity. Some include abstract art, spin art, collage, drawing, and painting. With kids, all types of art helps with their fine motor skills like gripping a pencil, cutting with scissors, applying glue, or drawing lines. Over time, children start to develop and improve as they go while having fun in the process. It creates endless opportunities for them to problem solve, being able to guess, make their own choices, and see their results. Children can learn and absorb new information daily. Art can help build the confidence they need to feel more comfortable with themselves and keep an open mind.

PARTICIPANTS 3-8 |  Ages 3-6 Years

Saturdays 11:00AM-12:00 PM

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Ballet Classes

The Ballet Program at the YMCA of Greenwich will teach your child classical ballet techniques and terminology. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations. The ballet curriculum is based on a combination of classic and modern methods. Dancers will progress to the next level as their technique allows.


PARTICIPANTS 6-8 |  Ages 2-4

Saturdays 11:30AM-12:15 PM

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PARTICIPANTS 5-10 |  Ages 4-8

Saturdays 12:30-1:30 PM

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Greenwich Martial Arts

Have fun meeting new friends and learn the fundamentals of Martial Arts in a non-competitive environment. Children will learn eye hand coordination, confidence, and life skills. They will earn martial arts belt colors based on their accomplishments.

PARTICIPANTS 5-10 |  Grades Pre-K

Tuesdays 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

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PARTICIPANTS 5-10 |  Grades K-2nd

Tuesdays 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

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PARTICIPANTS 5-10 |  Grades 3rd – 4th

Tuesdays 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

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Dance Classes

In Hip Hop class, students will learn a basic understanding of isolations, popping, and locking. We will learn moving sequences, rhythm, and creative ways to express themselves through music and dancing! In Jazz class students will develop rhythmic patterns through music and dancing. We will learn the technique of jazz dancing through isolations and expression. The children will learn to express themselves through fun jazz movements!


PARTICIPANTS 6-8 |  Ages 5-10

Wednesdays 5:00-5:45 PM

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PARTICIPANTS 5-10 |  Ages 4-7

Wednesdays 4:00-4:45 PM

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Children will learn the rules of the game, how to shoot, dribble, make a play of the triple threat, and speed training. An experience that will teach your child the importance of perseverance, teamwork, and to always have fun. While teaching children to become a better basketball player is essential, we also feel that it is our obligation to help strengthen the character of your child. No one can win it all by themselves which is why teamwork will be as important as individual skill work.

PARTICIPANTS 3-12 |  Ages 6-9

Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00AM

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PARTICIPANTS 3-12 |  Ages 10-14

Sundays 10:00 – 11:00 AM

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Soccer with JC Athletics

At JC ATHLETICS LLC soccer programs, youth athletes develop fundamental skills including ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting. Through the use of our curriculum with exciting drills and mini games, players will increase their technical abilities, coordination, and love for “the beautiful game”. Our goal is to create a fun, competitive, and safe learning environment for all skills levels while also making sure everyone looks forward to the next session.

PARTICIPANTS 3-12 |  Ages 6-9

Saturdays 10:00 – 11:00AM

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PARTICIPANTS 3-12 |  Ages 7-12

Saturdays 11:00 – 12:00PM

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Wee Warriors

Our Wee Warrior classes focus on physical strength and fitness, working on body composure and coordination while enjoying a safe, fun practice of Parkour (a training discipline using movement developed from military obstacle course training). Classes consist of sports drills, obstacle courses, jump rope, circuits, games and fun! Take a Y Warrior Class to improve your strength and stamina for any activity.

PARTICIPANTS 6-12 |  Ages 3-5 Years

Saturdays 10:30AM-11:15 AM

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Cartoon Art

Let’s draw our own characters and learn about adding accessories, facial features, and emotion to our own cartoon drawings! We will cover basic anatomy, shading techniques, moods & expressions, and character design in bite-sized steps. We’ll start by lightly drawing simple shapes in specific places at the right size, adding more contrast with each step, and saving fine details for last. Then we can color our creations with strategies used by professional cartoonists. Join of TheComicTree.com

PARTICIPANTS 6-12 |  Ages 4-8 Years

Thursdays 4:45PM-5:45 PM

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Stem Explorations with LEGO Materials

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Tow Trucks, Bowlers, and Battle tanks. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas.

PARTICIPANTS 4-10 |  Ages 6-12 Years

Thursdays 4:00AM-5:30 PM

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Swimming Lessons

Following the YMCA National Swim Instruction Program, our curriculum focuses on teaching water safety and comfort followed by stroke development. All lessons are held in our Alumni warm-water pool for 30 minutes with the exception of YOUTH levels 4-6 which are 45 minutes, and Level 7’s which are 1 hour. Note: swim evaluations maybe required.

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For more information, please contact our Youth Programs Department at programs@gwymca.org.  –