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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 Kids

    Students will learn the various techniques to enter and exit the hoop along with conditioning, strength, and flexibility exercises. Limited to 6 students for more individualized attention. All classes are...

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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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    Ballet & Tap I

    Students will learn fundamentals of ballet terminology, positions, and steps to classical music. In the second half of class they will learn basic tap steps & combinations.

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    Ballet I

    This class focuses on posture, body alignment and placements as they play a key role in laying the foundation of classical technique. Specific steps & combinations to various rhythms help...

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    Ballet II

    Focus on posture, body alignment and classical technique.

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    Basketball

    No one does basketball like the Y - in fact, we invented it! At the Y, our youth basketball leagues for ages 4-17 in Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, and Parrish are designed...

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    Birthday Parties

    Members only, reserve a room and enjoy the Y facilities such as Teen Center, Pool and Gymnasium (facilities vary by branch)! Please contact the Y to schedule your special day! ...

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    Cheerleading

    Learn basic cheers and stunts all while having fun! Participants will practice once a week and cheer on the weekends at current youth sports events held at the Y.

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    Creative Movement

    Preschoolers will learn fun dance moves, stretches, and beginner ballet techniques, placing emphasis on rhythm and creative expression. Our preschool dancers will learn dance in a playful, imaginative and non-competitive...

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    Family Friendly Group Exercise

    Group exercise classes for kids with a parent. Get fit and have fun!

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    Football & Cheerleading

    REGISTER NOW AT THE WELCOME DESK American Youth Football League. Teaches the fundamentals while promoting teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship. Manatee YMCA teams are the South County Dolphins and the Manatee Titans....

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    Hip Hop & Jazz

    Lots of high energy fun! Learn various styles of Hip Hop & Jazz.

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    Intro to Tumbling

    The perfect class for your energetic preschooler! Children will improve motor and socialization skills while participating in beginning tumbling, stretching and creative games using mats, hula-hoops and balance beam.

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    Karate

    Karate is a great way to keep active and moving while also developing discipline and a lifelong skill.

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    Kids Fit

    Group exercise classes for kids with a parent. Get fit and have fun!

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    Little Dribblers

    Let's get started! This is a parent/child program for beginners. Learn basic fundamentals of basketball in a fun and interactive environment.

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    Moo-Duk-Kwon-Karate

    'Moo Duk Kwan' translates as "School of Martial Virtue" and is the trademarked name of a martial art organization founded by Hwang Kee in Korea in 1945. 

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    Olympic Weightlifting

    Olympic Weightlifting is a sport in which participants attempt to lift heavy weights explosively.   The sport consists of the following two lifts: the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk. Olympic...

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    Pre-Ballet

    Ballet etiquette and basics such as classical ballet terminology, positions, and movements are introduced in a structured yet fun environment. Basic coordination and gross motor skills are improved while exploring...

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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

    Whether you are a beginner or have experience, improve your tennis skills in these group lessons!

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    Tumbling

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

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    Youth Soccer

    Sign Up Today for 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...

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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...