Our Virtual Class & Program Line-Up

Last updated: February 28, 2021, at 8:40 p.m. PT

Originally published: November 15, 2020, at 1:34 p.m. PT

Virtual Offerings

Count on the Y for the support you need to stay healthy and reach your goals from anywhere!

In the Healthy Living Room, find the virtual classes and resources that work for you including on-demand workouts and live classes, resources for keeping your brain and body healthy, and plenty of active activities for families.

The Family Room brings the Y into your home with live and on-demand virtual content designed to engage kids, teens, and families. Try intentional moments to calm the soul, STEAM projects to keep minds moving and learning, family games to share laughs and smiles, or bring the magic of summer to your home with camp fun.

Live Classes & Programs 

Check out our line-up of live online classes and programs for adults, seniors, kids, teens, and families, most which are free for Y members. 

Adults

  • Group Fitness Classes | Ongoing
    Whether you're looking to build strength and stamina or ease stress and relax the body, we've got a live virtual workout for you in virtual Y. Many are also offered for free for all on Facebook Live. Learn more >
     
  • Cooking Classes | Weekly Classes
    Join us for a virtual and interactive cooking class focused on nutritious and delicious foods, all from the comfort of home. Each class will begin with a presentation of information related to the topic and conclude with a live cooking demonstration. Recipes to recreate the delicious and healthy meals are provided. Free for Y members. Learn more >
     
  • Lose to Win | New Classes Start Often
    Create lasting change and learn sustainable ways to eat healthier, move more, and lose weight. No gimmicks and no restrictive approaches, just the tools you need to make the necessary changes in your lifestyle to achieve your weight loss goals. Free for Y members. Learn more >
     
  • Diabetes Prevention Program | New Classes Start Often
    Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and gain tools for healthy living with the Y. Learn more >

Active Older Adults

  • Poetry Workshop | March 12, 12:00 - 1:00pm and Ongoing
    Poetry is a wonderful way to convey emotions, share ideas, and entertain the audience all in one. Join a local Y member and widely-published poet, Terry Busch, to discover your creative writing side. This special workshop meets every other week on Zoom and is free and open to the community. Learn more > 
     
  • Community Cafés | Ongoing
    Join us virtually to connect and share! Each café includes time for a resource person to share, pose, and answer questions in a discussion space facilitated for support and encouragement. Free of all on Zoom. Learn More >
     
  • Cooking Classes | Ongoing
    Join us for a virtual and interactive cooking class focused on nutritious and delicious foods, all from the comfort of home. Each class will begin with a presentation of information related to the topic and conclude with a live cooking demonstration. Recipes to recreate the delicious and healthy meals are provided. Free for Y members, $15 for community. Learn More >

Infants, Toddlers, Preschool

  • Family STEM Explorers | Weekly Classes
    Get ready for some family fun designed to teach and inspire youth through hands-on activities focused on themes like science, cooking or art. This virtual program is geared towards the early learning preschool age group, with grownups included, and is free for Y members or $5 for community.  Learn more >
     
  • Family Circle Time | Weekly Classes
    Let’s read, sing, and dance! This live and interactive virtual family class will feature a story time with a book read by an engaging Y staff person plus songs, sharing, and silly dancing, all around a fun theme. This program is geared towards the early learning preschool age group, with grownups included, and is free for Y members or $5 for community. Learn more >
     
  • Birthday Party in a Box
    Go virtual with the experts in birthday parties! Our Birthday Party in a Box kits make online parties awesome for kids and easy for parents. With seven super-fun themes, there's something for everyone. Learn more >
     

Elementary

  • Camp in a Box | School Break Weeks
    During winter, mid-winter, and spring breaks from elementary school, the Y's Camp in a Box brings the magic of summer camp to wherever you are. Each week, the box will be filled with the tools you need to explore the great nearby, including classic camp activities like arts and crafts and hands-on STEM projects (science, technology, engineering and math). Plus, campers will stay connected with each other and their counselor through twice daily interactive meetings. Learn more > 
     
  • After School in a Box | Sessions 
    Make the most of after-school time with virtual enrichment activities that encourage skill-building and creative exploration in a supportive environment. Session 5 registration closes March 29. Learn more >
     
  • Play Zone | Daily
    Play Zone connects kids virtually after school with a daily drop-in, play-based program geared towards students in kindergarten to 3rd grade that promises to engage with silly games and fun projects. It brings what the Y knows best about after-school child care into the home virtually to help parents bridge the gap between the end of the school day and dinner time.  Learn more >
     
  • Enrichment Emporium | Ongoing
    Subscribe to the Y's library of on-demand enrichment videos with hours of lessons, activities, and projects for every kid. It is the perfect place for elementary students to spark new interests, dive deep into a specific topic, and discover what they love. Free for Y members. Learn more >
     
  • Kids in the Kitchen | Weekly Classes
    Join us for a virtual kids cooking class, for ages 5 to 8. Our instructor will guide kids through recipes teaching age-appropriate cooking skills, providing tips, and answering questions. Free for Y members, $15 for community. Learn more >
     
  • Future Chefs | Weekly Classes
    Dive deep into a specific skill in this special kids cooking class for ages 8 to 13. Learn about ingredients and nutrition, practice techniques, and build your culinary repertoire. Free for Y members, $15 for community. Learn more >
     
  • Martial Arts | Sessions
    Take Tae Kwon Do virtually! Students learn punches, blocks, and self-defense techniques, but kicks are the Tae Kwon Do trademark. Next session starts in April. Learn more > 
     
  • Birthday Party in a Box
    Go virtual with the experts in birthday parties! Our Birthday Party in a Box kits make online parties awesome for kids and easy for parents. With seven super-fun themes, there's something for everyone. Learn more 

Teens

  • Youth Legislature | Year-Long Program
    Become familiar with the legislative process, the art of debate, and public speaking, all online from home! Alongside their peers, students will have the opportunity to study current issues, draft legislative bills, debate topics important to them, and assume the roles of various elected officials. The program starts in late October and runs for 8 months. Learn more >
     
  • YMCA Earth Service Corps | Ongoing Events
    Our planet's future depends on us. In Earth Service Corps, teens meet virtually to take on the environmental issues facing their communities, hear from guest speakers, and create projects to address these needs. Learn more >
     
  • Martial Arts | Sessions
    Take Tae Kwon Do virtually! Students learn punches, blocks, and self-defense techniques, but kicks are the Tae Kwon Do trademark. Next session starts in April. Learn more >
Category: General Wellness