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YOUTH PROGRAMS

SEARCH & REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS

YMCA Youth Programs foster positive relationships and nurture development. Access art, cheerleading, gymnastics, dance, and more at the Y. Offerings vary based on branch and season, so be sure to check the schedule to see our current and upcoming classes.

Art

This class will give children quality opportunities to work with experienced art professionals and students, working on a variety of projects, such as clay sculpting, wire sculpting, and more! 

 

Mansfield Branch-Ages 5-11 years old

Varies during Program Registration (see below for 2023 Program Session Dates)

Cheerleading

Cheerleading will build self-confidence and self-esteem while developing social skills and healthy children. At the Y, we are devoted to strengthening our youth's spirit, mind, and body. 

Shelby Branch-Cheer Camp, Grades 1st-6th

Registration: April 1-April 15, 2022

Program Duration: May 31-June 28, 2022

Shelby Branch-Grades 5th-6th

Registration: May 31-July 5, 2022

Program Duration: July 11-Mid October 2022

Shelby Branch-Grades 1st-6th

Registration: September 20-October 20, 2022

Program Duration: November 1-December 29, 2022

Dance

Dance classes at the Y are a wonderful experience for kids, they include ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, creative movement, and our Chance to Dance classes for those with special needs. 

Mansfield Branch: Ages 3-11

Ballet, Tap/Jazz, Chance To Dance

Registration: December 19, 2022-January 8th, 2023

Program Duration: January 12th-May 6th, 2023

Mansfield Branch: Ages 3-11

Ballet, Tap/Jazz, Chance To Dance

Registration: August 29-September 11, 2022

Program Duration: Sept 2022-Dec 2022

             

Shelby Branch: Ages 2-18

Creative Movement, Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary Ballet, Tap, Jazz

Registration: October 20-November 1, 2022

Program Duration: November 2022-April 2023

Gymnastics/Tumbling

Gymnastics is a complex competition involving the performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, power, agility, coordination, grace, and control. The YMCA of North Central Ohio gymnastics and tumbling programs embrace the Y's mission by creating a safe nurturing environment for kids to become strong, confident gymnasts. Private tumbling available-contact Shelby Y Program Director for more information.

Mansfield Branch: Tumbling Only (Ages 3-5 and 6+)

Varies during Program Registration (see below for 2023 Program Session Dates)

Shelby Branch: Tumbling-Grades 4-12

Gymnastics-(Tumble Buddies Age 2), (Tiny Tumblers Age 3), (Beginner Ages 4-6), Intermediate/Advanced (Ages 7+)

Varies during Program Registration (see below for 2023 Program Session Dates)

Sneaky Ninja

Inspired by gymnastics, martial arts, obstacle training, and freestyle movement. Ninjas will jump, climb, swing, and roll through obstacles. Children can advance and learn at their own pace. 

Mansfield Branch: (Ages 4-5 and 6-7)

Varies during Program Registration (see below for 2023 Program Session Dates)

Karate - Kempo Dragons

The Kempo Dragons School of Karate focuses on traditional style karate by instilling discipline, respect, and karate-do principles.  The students are taught basic stances, punches, kicks, blocks, kata, and study more advanced karate techniques focusing on traditional "old school karate" and self-protection. 

 

The school is open to the whole family, including adults. Classes are offered year-round at a monthly rate.

 

Ages 5 and up

Cost for Beginner Class:

Members: $35 per month

Non-Members: $40 per month

Offered at Mansfield and Shelby YMCA

Join anytime  

Multiple family discounts available

Scholarships available

 

To sign up or for more information, contact Reneta Music 419-631-6344 or renetamusic@gmail.com 

All Martial Arts programs are under the guidance of Grandmaster Gary Music, 10th-degree black belt, and 8th-degree Master/Chief instructor Reneta Music. 

 

Private Lessons are available at both branches. $25 per session. Sessions are 1 hour in length.

Contacts:

Mansfield Contact: Stephen Greene - Program Director: sgreene@ymcanco.org 419-522-3511 ext 227

Shelby Contact: Stephanie Faulkner-Program & Aquatics Director sfaulkner@ymcanco.org 419-347-1312 ext 503

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2023 Program Session Dates

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