Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch

Arts & Humanities

New Preschool Program-Story Crafts

Children are introduced to new stories each week and create new crafts based on the story.

Wednesdays at 10 AM to 10:45 for ages 3-5


New! Dance for all ages!

Pre-Ballet for Ages 4-6

The goals of this general “pre-ballet” class are to foster creativity, freedom, and expression through movement and movement creating a life-long love of dance.  We will explore movement with wonder and joy, discovering the magic of dance, while gaining confidence and poise every step of the way.

Fridays:    4:15-5:00 PM       

Members $59 • Program Participants $91  Click Here to Register 

Tiny Dancers Jazz & Tap for Ages 4-6

Dancers will be introduced to fundamental aspects of dance including music & movement.  Dancers will learn basic tap and jazz steps, while focusing on fine and gross motor skill development.

Sundays:  10:30-11:30 AM   Members $59 • Program Participants $91  Click Here to Register 

Beginner Ballet for Ages 7-12

In this class, classical ballet positions of the feet and arms are studied along with fundamental movements at the barre and then in the center.  In the center, work on more complex movements, jumps and turns as students progress at their own pace.  No previous ballet experience necessary.

Fridays: 5:00-6:00 PM      

Members $59 • Program Participants $91  Click Here to Register  

Beginner Jazz for Ages 7-12

Dancers will be introduced to fundamental aspects of jazz choreography using popular songs from past to present.

Sundays: 11:30-12:30 PM

Members $59 • Program Participants $91  Click Here to Register

Beginner Tap for Ages 7-12

Dancers will be introduced to fundamental aspects of tap choreography using popular songs.

Sundays: 12:30-1:30 PM     

Members $59 • Program Participants $91   Click Here to Register

Hip-Hop for Ages 9-12

Dancers will learn to move to the hottest music, have fun and be energetic.  Dancers will learn age appropriate hip hop skills.

Tuesday: 7:00 – 8:00 PM   

Members $59 • Program Participants $91  Click Here to Register

Adult Beginner Ballet

In this class, study basic ballet in its very basic form, moving through the fundamentals: barre, center, corner, and simple stretching.  Through ballet technique, lengthen and tone while developing balance, strength and grace.  No previous ballet experience necessary.  All Ages Welcome!

Fridays: 6:00-7:00 PM

Members $59 • Program Participants $91  Register Here 


NEW! MUSIC AND MOVEMENT at Westerly-Pawcatuck

Ages 3-6
Saturdays 11:00am -11:45am

Music is a key feature of early childhood. Experience a variety of music activities where Children will sing, move expressively, create, and play instruments.

Members $60 Program Participants $80


Every Third Wednesday of the month @ 12:00 noon

The Garden club promotes the encouragement and advancement of gardening. Club meetings are held on the Third Wednesday of the month with a specific presentation. Events and activities are scheduled throughout the year.

Members FREE • Program Participants $30 Annually


Ages 4-6   Tuesday 10:15-11:30 am

Gym and Swim is a combination of gymnastics tumbling and use of soft play equipment, then going for a swim in the pool. Participants will start off in the Multi-purpose room learning basic gymnastic skills and techniques, staff will then supervise and lead them to changing rooms, then introduce and teach swimming skills in the pool.

Members $34• Program Participants $54  


Ages 18 – 36 months

Wednesday 9:30-10:15am

Thursday 9:30-10:15am

A great way to spend time with you child during this fun packed class. With your guidance, your child is introduced to a relaxed, but structured environment. The goal of this class is to increase your child’s gross motor skills: running, jumping, hopping and throwing.

Members $59 • Program Participants $91


New! Healthy Cooking Class!

Ages: 10+

Under 10 must be accompanied by an Adult
Saturdays 12:00-1:30 pm

This class is for kids and families looking for an introduction to some healthier snack options.  Join us in the Westerly YMCA Community Room and kitchen, to cook up some healthy ideas!  Kale chips, mozzarella sticks and more! Limited Space Available.

Members $80 • Program Participants $110

Member Family $160 (per family of 4) • Program Family $205 (per family of 4)


To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.