Downtown Family Center YMCA

In the Heart of Colorado Springs

The Downtown YMCA has been a staple in the Colorado Springs community for over 135 years.  We offer something for everyone, from infants to seniors.  Whether you are interested in learning how to swim or keeping up with your social life, the Downtown YMCA has it all.  We invite you to become part of our YMCA community today!

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Musical Theater and Drama

Elementary school age Musical Theater and Drama

Elementary School age will perform approx...5-6 songs with narration between the songs. Songs will be form various musicals and will focus on a centralized theme. Kids will learn simple blocking to portray the characters of the songs. Any kids wanting a "solo" will be given the opportunity to perform their solo lines within the songs. A desire to perform is required, not necessarily the talent to perform! We encourage everyone to get out of their comfort zone and enjoy their moment to shine! Performance will last approx...25-35 minutes.

Ages: 8-11 Tuesdays from 4:30-5:30
Cost: $45.00 for a member and $60 for a non member 

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Middle School Musical Theater and drama

Middle School age will perform approx...10-12 songs. We will write a simple script where characters will have a part to perform. Some will be soloists and some will be ensemble. Songs will be woven together to tell a story. Kids will not only get to shine on stage as a character with the song, but will also be given the chance to study and learn lines for the performance. The main ingredient for success of the show is the students desire to be on stage. Performance will last 45-55 minutes.

Ages: 11-14 on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30
Cost: $45.00 for members and $60 for non-members

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Parents Night Out

Parents, this is your chance to go to Dinner or go out on a date without the kids. This is a special drop off program where you bring your kids to the Y. Our staff will feed them a nutritious meal and as a group do a fun physical activity, some art projects and make friends

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from 4:00p.m- 9:00p.m 

For members $18 and for non-members $28

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Not just twisting paper! But an adventure into a different type of art! Origami will challenge your kids into making art just out of paper. We will teach you how to make objects like a frog and other objects that will glide through the air! It will be a fun experience for all!

Days/Time: Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dates: September 29 through November 3


Members $30
Non-members $45

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Hours & Location

Facility Hours
Child Watch Hours
8:30am-1:30pm & 3:30-8:00pm
8:30am-1:30pm & 3:30pm-6:45pm
207 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719.473.9622
Fax: 719.471.1723