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Youth

3 to 12 years old

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Summer Day Camp

The Y's Summer Day Camp is one of the oldest and most trusted camping programs in the country. Our day camps provide fun, child-centered activities and opportunities for learning through discovery, and challenge children to grow in imagination, creativity, self-directed initiative and leadership.

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Sports

Our sports programs develop more than skills – they develop character! We offer a variety of programs for youth, including recreation and league sports. Volunteer coaches emphasize teamwork, cooperation and developing good values.

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Out of School Care

Out of School Care at the Y is about more than looking after kids. It's about nurturing their development by providing a safe place to learn, develop healthy relationships and build self-reliance. We offer before & after school programs, summer camp and more!

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Enrichment Classes

Enrichment classes boast a wide range of positive opportunities to improve academically and improve or gain new skills socially or in a specific enrichment area. Your kids will gain critical thinking skills and advanced knowledge with a hands-on learning experience in courses like art, STEM, cooking and more.

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Camp Shady Brook

We offer a personalized summer resident camp experience that sets us apart and brings campers back year after year to reconnect. We know no camper is one size fits all, so we offer a range of different camp experiences to ensure that everyone can have a summer to remember.

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R.I.S.E. Autism Respite

R.I.S.E. is a program for children ages 6 to 12 that fall on the Autism Spectrum and children with sensory/processing disorders. We provide recreation, integrate sensory exploration, provide an environment to make new friendships, and increase you and your child's emotional well-being by giving you both respite!

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Learn & Play/Kids Zone

2.5 hours of safe, nurturing child care for ages 6 weeks to 6 years while members utilize our Ys. This program is free to members and provides each child the opportunity to participate in themed activities including STEM, art and movement. Kids Zone is for ages 7-12.

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Swim Lessons

When your kids take a swim lesson with the Y, they’ll gain confidence and learn new skills in a fun, caring environment. Youth lessons teach a core foundation of water safety and drowning prevention with classes for all ages and skill levels.

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PEAK

Play, Enrichment & Adventure for Kids is an evening of play for children ages three to five and kindergarten to fifth grade. During this theme-based program, children will explore topics in a variety of areas including food, movement, STEM activities and crafts.

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Healthy Weight and Your Child

A three-month evidence-based program for children with obesity. The program empowers 7- to 13-year-olds, with the support of their families, to reach a healthy weight and live a healthier lifestyle. The program includes a Family Information Session followed by sessions delivered over three months.

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Birthday Parties

Our two-hour birthday parties begin with a skilled and enthusiastic Y attendant conducting a fun and healthy bounce house or pool activity for up to 20 children. Add one of our six imaginative themes to the celebration and catering options and you’llsoon be hosting a memorable party.

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Dance

We offer dance classes for all ages, abilities and skill levels! Our instructors will assist your child in creative movement all while instilling self-confidence. Ballet, tap and musical theatre styles are all offered. Classes range from Tiny Toes for ages 2-4 to Ballet II for kids ages 7-10.

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Our partnership with Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs

With a focus on youth development, wellness and injury prevention, the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region and Children’s Hospital Colorado partner to strengthen our community and help kids learn, grow and thrive. 

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