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Youth Fitness

The health and finess of today's youth are challenged by rising levels of inactivity and obesity. The solution? Fun, exhilarating workouts that become healthy habits for life! The Great Miami Valley YMCA is committed to stemming the tide of childhood obesity and inactivity through age-appropriate fitness programs designed to improve the health, strength, and physical endurance of youth in our community. Highly trained YMCA fitness instructors provide motivating programs that help kids understand the lifelong benefits of moving more and making healthier food choices.

 

Home School Physical Enrichment

This program is designed to keep kids active and connected with their peers. This is a great opportunity for them to have fun, keep moving, and stay socially engaged. Trained instructors will focus on fitness, sports, and team activities. We will end this session with a Christmas-themed class!

Location : East Butler County Family YMCA

Dates : November 5 - December 17, Thursday from 9:30 - 11:00am

Rate : $50/members, $100/program participants

Ages : 6 - 12 years old

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Nerf Wars

Come join us for a fun-filled night of Nerf Wars! Our experienced staff will walk your children through obstacle courses, shooting practice, capture the flag, humans vs zombies, and more.

Location : East Butler County Family YMCA

Date : November 20, 6:00pm

Rate : $10/members, $15/program participants

Youth Enrichment

Come join us for a fun-filled night of Nerf Wars! Our experienced staff will walk your children through obstacle courses, shooting practice, capture the flag, humans vs zombies, and more.

Location : East Butler County Family YMCA

Date : November 20, 6:00pm

Rate : $10/members, $15/program participants

Youth Wellness Centre Usage
10-11yrs - Purple Wristband
  • Must be a minimum of 56 inches
  • Must complete one 30 minute Cardio Orientation appointment with a Fitness Coach
  • Must be within arm’s reach of a parent/guardian at all times
    • Cannot use Jacob’s Ladder or Stair Climber
  • Atrium Family YMCA Only : Must complete 2 appointment, Youth Certification with a Fitness Coach so that they may also utilize the Life Fitness Equipment.

 

12-14yrs - Orange Wristband
  • Must be a minimum of 56 inches
  • Eligible for evaluation/approval to use Selectorized Equipment (weight machines)
  • Must complete 2 appointment, Youth Certification with a Fitness Coach
  • Must be with a parent/guardian when using Selectorized equipment,
    • Cannot use Jacob’s Ladder or Stair Climber
    • Certification may be challenged or revoked at any time due to inappropriate or unsafe behavior 

 

15 + yrs - White Wristband Optional
  • Access to full Wellness Center, white wrist band optional (including free weights, Jacob’s Ladder and Stair Climber)

 

Please direct any questions or concerns to Anna McKain at amckain@gmvymca.org

 

 

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Great Miami Valley YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for ALL.

The YMCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility.
Our tax identification number is 31-0536719.