Learning and Growing at the Y  

The Y is where kids can learn and grow in mind, spirit, and body! The variety of programs we offer mean that kids with all sorts of interests can explore and experience in a fun environment! Programs engage kids in creative activities that build artistic and academic skills, develop discipline, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and a sense of achievement and self-esteem.

Kids making music

Art, Music & Drama

Encourage self-expression through song, movement, hands-on art projects, and performances!

Kids cooking


From top chef to tot chef, our cooking classes teach hands-on kitchen skills while exploring the five senses, trying new things, and of course, getting a little messy!

Kids dancing


For those who want to move and groove! From ballet to hip-hop dance, classes cover the basic movements and counts of dance in a fun, encouraging group environment.

Two images side by side. One showing a kid giving his instructor a high five.  The other showing a group of kids sitting on the edge of the pool.

Homeschool Physical Education

Find active play and physical education for homeschool kids with the Y!

Kids in movement class


Explore the world of movement in a fun, group environment! Build a foundation for future movement-related experiences like dance and sports through the development of creativity, coordination and spatial awareness.

Kid in a science class


Through interactive science, technology, engineering, and math activities, kids begin to solve the problems of tomorrow, today. Plus, they have so much fun, they do not realize they are learning! 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I cannot afford the full cost of the program. Is financial assistance available?

Yes! The Y is committed to ensuring all families have access to quality and enriching youth programs. If the fee for these programs presents a challenge for your family, financial assistance is available.

For Y members, your program assistance is already attached to your Y account and available upon registration. For community members, please drop by your local Y or call us at (206) 382-5022 to learn more.

What is the staff to participant ratio?
  • Ages 3-5 years: No more than 8 participants per instructor
  • Ages 5-13 years: No more than 12 participants per instructor
Can family members observe classes?

Family members can observe classes when there is space available to do so. We encourage families to have only one parent and/or guardian attend their child’s program to allow room for others.

Does the supervising adult have to remain onsite during class?

No, supervising adults are not required to remain on the property. Please ensure we have your current contact information on file in case we need to contact you during class. We encourage members to take advantage of this time to enjoy a worry-free workout!

What are your current policies and procedures related to Covid-19?

You and your child(ren)'s safety is our highest priority. We understand Covid-19 safety protocols change frequently and it can cause confusion. As new guidance emerges and the science develops, we continuously seek ways to minimize risk to community. We appreciate our staff and members’ flexibility and willingness to shift as we seek an end to the pandemic.

Our mask and vaccine policy is based on local, state, and federal regulations plus best practices for similar industries across the country.  

Our staff are trained to follow all safety protocols and cleaning procedures, including thoroughly sanitizing touchpoints between groups or programs.

What does my child need to bring?

Please be sure your child brings a water bottle and leave personal items at home.

Does my child need to be potty trained?

Yes, all participants must be potty trained.