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Youth Opportunities at Finley

At the Y, we value building community with opportunities for youth and families to connect, stay active and explore new interests. We're excited to have a wide range of options available at the A.E. Finley YMCA and encourage you to get involved and share these experiences with others!

Kid Zone Classes

These classes for ages 3 - 5 and 6 - 10 are scheduled to align with popular adult group exercise times at the branch so that the whole family can come together for active fun! There is no fee for our youth members, but registration is required and a parent/guardian must remain on-site. Similar to our adult group exercise, registration will open two days in advance and Kid Zone classes will be posted in our online schedules to see which adult classes they line up with. Enjoy a class, the pool or wellness floor while the kids have something just for them!

  • Obstacle Courses/Movement & Play (groups for ages 3 - 5 & 6 - 10)
    Saturdays, 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Music & Movement (ages 3 - 5)
    Wednesdays, 10 - 11 a.m.*, March 17 - 31
    (*times shifting to 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. as of April 7)

Register for Kid Zone Classes

Family Time

Stay active together! Members of all ages are encouraged to check out our schedules for opportunities to take a class, hit the pool or bounce into the gym. Schedules are subject to change, so referencing the website schedule or mobile app is always a good idea, but here are some regular standards:

  • Family Fit (Cooler/Outdoor Pavilion - sign up online*)
    Wednesdays, 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
    *Each registration is for one adult and two children ages 5 - 12.
  • Family Swim
    Sundays, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. (reserve a time from our online schedule)
  • Open Gym
    See the online schedule for times throughout the week.
    Pick-up games are not currently permitted, but enjoy a family shootaround!

Youth Sports & Swimming

YMCA swim lessons, swim team and sports leagues like basketball and soccer are great ways to build confidence and athletic skills at the Y. Sign up to participate with friends or just look forward to all the new ones you will meet!

Families On! Challenge

The YMCA Families On! Challenge (May 1, 2021), presented by Delta, is a fun, family race specifically designed for all ages and athletic abilities. Family, friends, co-workers and teammates experience a unique race theme, “Get Out & Go!”

This self-paced, 2.5 mile outdoor adventure course features 14+ creative challenges and obstacles. Race participants will play in mud, slide down a massive slip and slide and of course jump on our iconic 20 foot big green couch…plus so much more. Registration details are coming soon!

To learn more about any of these opportunities, check out the listed links or contact Randi Gressel.