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    Adult Basketball

    Still Got Game?   Our Adult Basketball leagues are a great way for both men and women to stay active, have fun, and meet new friends from their community. At the Y,...

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    Adventure Guides

    Y Adventure Guides is a parent/child camping program for families that teaches character development, builds leadership skills and provides opportunities for families to spend quality time together .  Kids ages 5-12 earn...

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    Aerial

    Using an aerial hoop students will learn the various techniques to enter and exit the hoop along with conditioning, strength, and flexibility exercises. Aerial Hoop classes include a warmup, strength...

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    Aquatics

    AQUATICS. What would the Y be without water? Water exercise, adult swim lessons (it’s NEVER too late) and adapted exercise for those with disabilities or in rehabilitation are some of...

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    Arts and Dance

    Participating in dance helps kids become more physically active, build strength, and improve flexibility, speed, balance, coordination, and discipline. Y Dance programs offer instructors with years of experience and passion for...

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    Basketball

    No one does basketball like the Y - in fact, we invented it! At the Y, our youth basketball leagues in Lakewood Ranch and Bradenton are designed to develop fundamental...

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    Become a lifeguard at the Y!

    Lifeguard Certification LB  (Ages 15+) At the American Red Cross, lifeguarding and water safety courses are available year round – from trained professionals who can help you gain the skills and...

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    Child Care

    At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. Our programs provide safe, healthy, creative places...

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    Community

    We know parents want the best for their kids and kids want to have fun. That's why at the Y, we bring families closer together, encourage good health and foster...

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    COVID Hold

    If you placed your membership on hold while our facilities were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your next draft date will be July 3, 2020. If you do not wish...

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    COVID-19 - All Updates

    COVID-19 UPDATES:  (04.06.2020) Membership Update #StayWithUs Please click here for updates on Membership. STAY CONNECTED Facebook: Manatee Family YMCA Lakewood Ranch Branch Bradenton Branch Parrish Branch Twitter Instagram (03.22.2020) Stay With Us View video here. I’m reaching out to you today,...

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    CPR & First Aid Certification

    The ASHI CPR and First Aid Certification provides basic life-saving training including CPR, the use of an AED, and the relief of choking for adult, child and infant patients. The...

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    Elementary School Before and After School Care

    At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. Our programs provide safe, healthy, creative places...

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    Family Friendly Group Exercise

    Teen & Kid Friendly Group Exercise Ages 10-13 Drop-in group exercise classes for children with a parent. FREE for Y Community only. Check out the Group Exercise Schedule at manateeymca.org for...

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    Group Exercise Classes

    With more than 100+ group exercise classes, the Y has something for everyone. A complete list of classes with schedules and descriptions is available by clicking here or at the...

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    Homeschool Gym & Swim

    Homeschool Gym and Swim at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA is designed to promote healthy living with activities including sports,non-competitive games and swimming. Youth will enjoy 45 minutes of gym time...

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    Karate

    Our instructors are experts in the martial arts and provide safe and ethical training that adheres to the values of discipline, personal growth and respect for others.Karate is a strategy...

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    Kid Zone

      Kids have fun in a supervised play environment while Mom and Dad work out. FREE for Family Members!  All Other Members $4 for up to 2 hours per day. Limit 2...

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    Kids Day Out

    When school is out, camp is in! The Manatee County Family YMCA offers Kids’ Day Out holiday day camp during no school days (following the Manatee County School District calendar)....

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    Open Basketball

    Hit the hardwoods with the folks who invented the game - the YMCA!

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    Parents Night Out

    Parents Night Out (All Branches) Ages 4-10 Have a date, run errands, or just relax while your child explores, learning new things with an experienced and caring Y staff member. We...

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    Partner Training

    Grab your spouse or friend and workout together with a Y Fitness Instructor. Available to members only.  Registration is ongoing by appointment.  Personal Training rates are shared.  To register or...

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    Pediatric Aquatic Therapy

    Contact Tina Weger, Occupational Therapist at pediatricaquatictherapy@gmail.com for more information.

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    Personal Training

    We all need the advice of an expert sometimes, as well as the personal attention that comes with a trainer or a coach.  The Manatee YMCA offers personal training and...

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    Pickleball

    Entry level pickleball class. No experience required, learn basic rules & strategy. Paddles are available, please wear athletic wear and non-marking sneakers. Drop in, FREE to members only.

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    Private Swim Lessons

    Our private swimming lessons are open to kids, teens and adults and designed to help teach water skills and safety. When you opt for private lessons, you will receive personalized,...

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    Relief Care Camp

    Manatee Family YMCA Relief Care Camp To serve and strengthen our community, the Manatee Family YMCA is offering a limited capacity all-day, school-age relief care for essential workers and to help support the...

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    Safety Around Water

    The YMCA's FREE Safety Around Water program can help you make sure they learn essential water safety skills, which can open up a world of possibilities for them to satisfy...

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    Save the Organizations that Serve (SOS) America Act.

    YMCA Supporters, We are reaching out to you in need of your help! We are asking that you contact US House Member. Rep. Vern Buchanan to request they co-sponsor the...

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    Senior Dances

    Please see the branches for information about themes, DJs, and special entertainers.

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    Senior Group Exercise

    Classes include: Water Fitness, Cycle, Balance, Tai Chi, Yoga, Cardio Core, Chair Fitness, Zumba, Body R & R, and more! FREE for members only. See group exercise schedule for classes...

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    Senior Hangout

    Seniors join their friends for card games and special health seminars throughout the year. Bring your own lunch and snacks to enjoy while playing. Group meets monthly at a local...

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    Senior Wellness

    Programs Associated with Seniors

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    SOAR

    SOAR to new heights with the Manatee Family YMCA's program for adults with special needs at the Parrish branch! SOAR (Ages 18+) S.O.A.R. (Special Organized Adult Recreation) for adults with disabilities will...

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    Strong Start - FREE to New Members!

    Our program includes a series of four, 30-60 minute sessions with trained coaches who will provide you with the tools and knowledge to safely achieve your fitness goals. You will be...

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    Summer Swim League

    The Manatee YMCA Summer Swim League provides kids with an opportunity to "get their feet wet" with competitive swimming in a fun, positive environment. Team members make significant improvements in...

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    Super Seniors at the Y

    Experience a strong sense of belonging and a network of friends who provide support for sustained health and well-being.

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    Swim Lessons

    STRONG SWIMMERS. SAFE KIDS. The YMCA has long been America’s favorite swimming instructor. Whether just learning how to swim, improving strokes, swimming competitively or taking water exercise classes, members are in...

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    Teen Center

    Table games, Xbox, Play Station, Wii and computers in our supervised teen centers.

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    Teen Center Basics

    Teens who complete this program will be able to work out with parents in the fitness center. (you must be 14yrs. of age to use our Fitness Center equipment). You...

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    Teen Friendly Group Exercise

    Drop-in classes for children with a parent.

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    Tennis

    Learn, play, and grow! Tennis at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA is intro to tennis focusing on team play and character development. This is an experience for kids, highlighting teamwork and...

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    Tumbling

    A safe introduction to basic tumbling skills while building strength and increasing flexibility.

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    Water Aerobics & Fitness Classes

    We offer water exercise in an outdoor pool at Lakewood Ranch and indoor pool at Bradenton Branch. Pools are heated. Classes are for beginners to advanced participants. FREE to members...

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    Welcome Back

    (05.15.2020) YMCA Members, We are excited to announce that Governor DeSantis has announced that Gyms can reopen as early as Monday, May 18th, 2020. As the Manatee County Family YMCA navigates through...

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    YDash

    Click here to register for 2020/2021 School Year! The YDASH Program offers students the opportunity to experience extracurricular activities while learning new skills and building relationships in an educational environment. Along...

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    YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Certification

    Teach swim lessons at the Y! This course awards the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Certification. After successful completion of this course, instructors will be able to identify components of the YMCA...

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    Youth & Teen

    The Y is a starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active and developing healthy habits for a lifetime. And the benefits are far greater than...

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    Youth Soccer

    YMCA Youth Soccer Sign your kids up for Y Soccer and spark a lifelong love of exercise and teamwork. Where there's a Y, there's a way to play and grow as...

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    YREADS

    YMCA Reads is an after-school reading intervention program for K-3 grade struggling readers in two Title I schools in Manatee County. The Y Reads program has operated successfully at Bayshore...