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.


Teen Nights

Students in Grades 5-8 are welcome for an evening of music, special guests, games, food, fun and so much more! Teen Nights are open to the first 100 Teens.  Register early for a guaranteed, supervised, fun night out.

Members: Free  Program Participants:$5

Saturday, March 10th    6:30 – 8:30 pm     Click Here to Register


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.  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.


Teen Nights!

Join us for food, fun, & friends all this Fall.  Students in grades 5-8 are welcome to join us for an evening of music, special guests and fun!  Teen nights are limited to the first 100 teens, so don’t be late and miss out! 

Saturday, March 10th from 6:30-8:30 pm    Click Here to Register

Saturday, May 12th from 6:30-8:30 pm   Click Here to Register 

Free for YMCA Members

$5 for Program Participants

 

 


New! Athletic Performance Training!

Ages 12-16

Small group training class for middle and high school kids which mimics strength and conditioning programs athletes use off season to improve speed, agility and power.

Wednesdays 4:00-4:50 PM          Click Here to Register 

Thursdays 4:00-4:50 PM             Click Here to Register

$80 Members • $80 Program Participants


Women on Weights!

A small group training class that will introduce weight training techniques in the wellness center.  This class will educate free-weight use, invoke confidence in training in the fitness center, and create invaluable special bonds; all while getting a great workout.  Movements with barbells, dumbbells, and body-weight will all be included.  6 Participants per group.

Friday 5:30 AM -6:20 AM                      Click Here to Register

Monday 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM                   Click Here to Register

Saturday 7:30 AM – 8:20 AM                 Click Here to Register

Wednesday 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM             Click Here to Register

$80 Members • $120 Program Participants 


American Red Cross Babysitting Training Course

This course, for 11-15 year olds  teaches knowledge and skills necessary to safely give care for infants and children.  Successful participants will receive an American Red Cross Certificate. Three 2 hour sessions start Wednesday, January 17th, Wednesday, January 24th & Wednesday, January 31st from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  This class is limited to 10 participants. Must attend all 3 classes to receive certificate.  Must be 11 by the end of the class.

Contact Colin Sheehan at csheehan@oceancommunityymca.org for more information.

Saturdays: March 17-24  1:00 to 4:00 PM. 

Members $83  Program Participants: $124


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

 


Tumbling

AGES 7+

Saturday 12:45-1:30 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 class should be able to demonstrate a handstand, bridge, and bridge kick-over (bridge kick-over from slightly elevated surface is acceptable).

Members $63 • Program Participant $97

 


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.

 

 

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