Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch

Teens

THE CANTEEN, YOUTH & TEEN CENTER Ages 9 – 14 years

Monday-Friday:  8:00AM – 12:30 PM & 3:30-8:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM-3:30PM  Sunday: Closed

Now teens have a place to hang out, play video, bring snacks, and mingle with friends. The canteen is always staffed by a Y employee and they provide a safe, fun and clean space. Two hour maximum stay in the Canteen. Children aged 9 year to 12 years, must be signed in by parent and parent needs to stay in building. FREE with membership

*Canteen is OPEN during the day for School holidays and vacations.


YMCA Leaders Club!

Come check out the Westerly-Pawcatuck YMCA’s Leader’s Club, a nationwide program for Teens ages 13-18 that teaches leadership skills through community service, volunteerism and personal growth.  In Leaders Club, teens can meet other teens from their community, earn volunteer service hours and recommendations, and participate in regional leadership retreats.

Weekly meetings on Tuesdays, starting Tuesday, September 19th. No registration necessary!  Show up anytime.  New Leaders are allowed to participate in two meetings before making a decision to join.

6th-8th Grade       5:30-6:30 PM

9th -12th Grade    6:30-7:30 PM 

Contact Colin Sheehan for more information at 401-596-2894 or csheehan@oceancommunityymca.org.


YOUTH RACQUETBALL CLASS

This is a great class for beginners and novices looking to learn an exciting sport invented by the YMCA! Learn the basic skills and rules of the game.  After this class, you will have the appropriate skills to play and score a match.  Rackets will be provided by the Y.

Grades 3-6 Wednesday 4:30-5:30 PM

 

Members: $91  Program Participants: $ 129

 


DOLPHIN PUPS PRE SWIM TEAM

This class is a stepping stone for swimmers who may be interested in Transitioning from our progressive swim lessons, to possibly joining our Dolphins Swim Team. This class will include introduction to Butterfly and completion of the Breaststroke. Swimmers will practice more advanced racing techniques, underwater streamline, starts, and proper flip turns for each stroke. Not only will this class serve as a place to learn and build confidence, but swimmers and parents will get a glimpse of what it is like to be on swim team.

Ages 6-12
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-4:45 PM

Saturday 10:00-11:00 AM

Twice a week Tuesday/Thursday:  Members $125 • Program Participants $250

Once a week Saturday:  Members $70 • Program Participants $ 140

 


DODGE IT! DODGEBALL LEAGUE

Ages 6 – 12 in the Racquetball Court
Thursdays 4:00-4:45pm 

Teams will be made the first class or different teams each class depending on enrollment. Organized games for 45 minutes. Staff lead and in a safe environment. Traditional 6 v 6 dodge ball.  Need at least 10 participants. 

Members $32 • Program Participants $47

 


NEW! Tumbling!

AGES 7-16

Saturday 1:20-2:05 pm

The Tumbling class is for the athlete that is ready to learn or improve their tumbling.  Ideal for competitive cheerleaders, dancers and anyone who is looking to gain advancement in their tumbling.  This class will include in depth back handspring drills, mastering timing, confidence & basic tumbling.  Participants attending this clinic should be able to demonstrate a handstand, bridge, and bridge kick-over (bridge kick-over from slightly elevated surface is acceptable).

Members $32 • Program Participant $47

 


REACH & RISE® MENTORING PROGRAM

 

The Ocean Community YMCA is pleased to begin offering the Reach & Rise® Mentoring Program in Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut. The Reach & Rise® Mentoring Program is a national YMCA program that is committed to youth development by nurturing the potential of kids and teens to help them achieve and reach their full potential. For more information please click here.

 

 


YOUTH WELLNESS CENTER TRAINING

Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm or
Sunday 11:00am-12:00pm

Training Ages 11 –13 – 4 Week Class

This class will introduce teens ages 11-13 to the various cardio and resistance machines in the Wellness Center. Safety, proper form, fun and basic program design are the main focus of the program. After completing this course successfully, participants can use the equipment in the Wellness Center (with the exception of the Free Weight area) while accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Members $30 Program • Participants $46

 

 

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