YOUTH ENRICHMENT


FALL 2021

September 20 – December 19

  • Member Registration: September 8
  • Non-Member Registration: September 13
  • NO CLASSES: 
    • Thanksgiving Break (November 24-28)

HOW TO REGISTER

Registering for our programs is fast and easy!

  • Register Online. Visit our Online Registration Portal
  • Register In-Person. Our Member Services Team is also available to assist you in signing up for classes and programs.
  • Participants may only attend classes for which they are registered.
  • NOTE: When you register for the Fall session, you will be reserving a spot for the entire duration of the Fall session (12 weeks), though we are only billing for four weeks out at a time. If you would like to cancel, you must send in a cancelation request at least five days prior to billing, which will happen on the first of each month. Failure to provide a cancellation request will NOT result in a refund or credit. 

ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS


TWO’S TIME

A “first classroom” experience for Two-Year-Olds

MIN. PARTICIPANTS 3 | MAX. PARTICIPANTS 8

AGES: 23 MTHS. – 3.6 YRS.

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. Children can pack a snack to enjoy during this class.

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For more information about Two’s Time, please contact Diana Gonzalez at dgonzalez@gwymca.org

 

STORYBOOK CRAFTS 

READ & CREATE

MIN. PARTICIPANTS 3 | MAX. PARTICIPANTS 10

AGES: 3-5 YRS.

Both parents and children will enjoy creating unique works of art, promoting self-expression and developing social skills

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For more information about Storybook Crafts, please contact Diana Gonzalez at dgonzalez@gwymca.org

 

STORYBOOK LEGOS 

READ & BUILD

MIN. PARTICIPANTS 3 | MAX. PARTICIPANTS 10

AGES: 3-5 YRS.

Both parents and children will enjoy creating unique builds, promoting self-expression and developing social skills

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For more information about Storybook Legos, please contact Diana Gonzalez at dgonzalez@gwymca.org

 

BALLET TOTS

MIN. PARTICIPANTS 3 | MAX. PARTICIPANTS 12

AGES: 2-3.11 YRS.

Ballet Tots is all about music, movement, coordination, spatial relations, and the basics of ballet that will hopefully lead to many fun-filled years of dancing and self-expression. Children will learn to identify basic forms of movement through imaginative games, songs, music and rhythmical patterns while fostering independence in a friendly group setting.

DRESS CODE: Leotard, tights and ballet slippers.

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For more information about Ballet Tots, please contact Diana Gonzalez at dgonzalez@gwymca.org

 

BALLET BEGINNERS

MIN. PARTICIPANTS 3 | MAX. PARTICIPANTS 12

AGES: 4-6 YRS.

Ballet Beginners will spend time learning the positions of the arms and feet, as well as, learning basic ballet steps. Children will learn various stretches, utilizing props to increase flexibility and an understanding of how their muscles coordinate to help them dance. Dancers will also be taught to travel from one corner of the room to the next by way of basic turns, jumps, and leaps.

DRESS CODE: Leotard, tights and ballet slippers.

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For more information about Ballet Beginners, please contact Diana Gonzalez at dgonzalez@gwymca.org

 

BALLET 1

MIN. PARTICIPANTS 3 | MAX. PARTICIPANTS 12

AGES: 6-9 YRS.

Ballet I will begin class with floor stretches, then go to the ballet barre and learn basic steps and positions, which will be combined to create simple combinations. They will be taught about maintaining correct posture, which in ballet, involves everything from the feet up through the top of the head. They will learn the names of the steps and what they mean in the French language. Children will attempt new jumps and execute them with more repetition.

DRESS CODE: Leotard, tights and ballet slippers.

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For more information about Ballet 1, please contact Diana Gonzalez at dgonzalez@gwymca.org


Questions? We’d love to help. 

For more information about Youth Enrichment programs, please contact Diana Gonzalez at dgonzalez@gwymca.org