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YOUTH PROGRAMS

Youth Programs

Find all the details about our youth programs by reading below. Please CLICK HERE for a printable version of our Program Bulletin.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR YMCA PROGRAMS:

  • You may register in person by stopping by the YMCA Member Service Desk.
  • You may register on this web site by clicking the On-Line Registration Button found at the top of this web page.
  • You may download and print some registration forms at www.oilcityymca.org/resources and mail the completed form along with: your payment.
  • You may call us at 677-3000.  Please have your credit card ready.

CLICK HERE for Youth Aquatics programming.

CLICK HERE for DEK HOCKEY Programming.

REGISTER ONLINE – Click Here

If you would like more information about the Oil City YMCA, please call 814-677-3000.

HOLIDAY BREAK FUN FOR KIDS December 23, 26, 27 & 30

Kids can have fun during the holiday break at the YMCA from 11 am—3 pm. each day.  Play games in the gym, swim, watch a movie and enjoy time with friends.  Holiday Break activities are free for members.  Non-member day passes available.

NERF NIGHTS – December 31, January 28, February 25

Nerf Nights is a fun and organized activity for youth ages 4+.  Nerf Nights is held on the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30—8:00 pm.   Players are divided into teams.  Safety glasses are Nerf darts are provided.  Equipment is available to rent at the YMCA. Pre-registration is required.  Call 814-677-3000.  $3/Members and $6/ Non-Members.  Nerf gun rentals are $2.  Children age 4-7 must have an adult present.

LEGO CLUB– Begins Jan. 7

Lego Club for grades K-8 meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:30—8 pm.  Fun monthly themes will inspire kids to create Lego masterpieces. Snacks and drinks will be provided during each club meeting.  Monthly Fee:  $10.

KIDS YOGA – Begins January 7

A Yoga for kids is an exciting program held on Tuesdays from 6:15-7 pm that will help with balance, strength, endurance, and aerobic skills.  Yoga for kids can help your child socially and academically by providing a better focus, increased memory, and improved behavior.  Nicole Shreve teaches the class.  All supplies are provided.  $25/Members; $40 Non-members or $6/Members, $10/Non-members per class.

YMCA FEEDS KIDS – Mondays & Thursdays

Our Food Program is offered free to any child through the age of 18.  Healthy meals are offered Monday and Thursday evenings throughout the school year from 6:30—7:30 pm in the multipurpose room.  Enrichment activities including homework help, swimming, open gym and games are available 5:30 –6:30 pm.

FLIP & DIP

A 30 minute gymnastics lesson followed by a 30 minute beginner swim lesson for ages 3-5.  *Hint:  Kids wear swimsuits for the gymnastics lesson for a quick transition.  Parents must stay for the program to help with the transition.  Register by the first of each month.  Held Thursdays from 5-6:05 pm.  $20/Members; $40/Non-members.

NBA at the YMCA—Begins Jan.11

Basketball season is here for grades Kindergarten—Grade 5!  Learn fundamentals and skills through drills and live game play during this fun 6-week program starting January 11. Players receive NBA team shirts.  Jr. NBA meets on Saturdays. $27/Members; $47/Non-members.

  • Kindergarten 9:00 am
  • 1st & 2nd Grade 10:15 am
  • 3rd—4th 11:30 pm
  • 5th-6th Grade 12:45 pm

HIGH HOOPS LEAGUE—Begins Feb 28

The Jr, High Hoops League is open to youth in grades 5-8 with separate divisions for grades 5-6 and 7-8.  The league will begin on Friday, February 28. Games will be held at 7:00 pm on Fridays.  Youth will play in 8 total games All participants will receive t-shirts. $35/Members and $55/Non-members.

TAE KWON DO—Begins Jan. 8  for AGES 6 THROUGH ADULT

Classes meet on Fridays at 6:00 pm in the gym.  Six week session fee is $22 Members and $32 Non-Members.

  • Next Session Begins:  January 8-February 12

INTRO TO FITNESS—Teens Ages 12-15

Work out with our personal trainers in a fun and educational setting.  The focus of the class will be on weight training and proper gym etiquette.  This program meets on  Tuesdays from 3:00-3:30 pm.  The class is limited to five participants.  Please register in  advance at the Member Services Desk to reserve a spot.  Intro to Fitness is free to YMCA Members and others will pay $25 a month.

TEEN ADVENTURE CLUB—Ages 12-18

Members of the club will have opportunities to experience adventures like zip lining, hiking trips, kayaking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, paintball and more.  To participate in the adventure, members will earn the privilege by volunteering for service activities within the community.  For more information contact Jen Kissell-Dudek at 814-677-3000.  New members are always welcome.  Adventure Club meets the first Wednesday of the month,  6 pm at the YMCA.  Cost: FREE!

COMMUNITY YOUTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Community Youth Volunteer Program is open to Venango County youth between the ages of 10 and 18 . Participants in the program earn “time dollars” for each hour they volunteer up to 80 hours in a calendar year. The “time dollars” are   credited to the volunteer’s account at the rate of $4 an hour. The value of the hours volunteered can be redeemed for gift cards which can be used at participating area businesses.   Learn more at www.oilcityymca.org/community-youth-volunteer-program or contact Katie Roth at 814-677-3000.

SEVENTH GRADE INITIATIVE

Bring your school ID or report card to claim your FREE YMCA Membership during your 7th grade year.  Offer good for those currently in 7th grade.

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