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.


NEW! Intro to Jump Rope!

Ages 3rd Grade and up! 

Work your brain and body at the same time, while having fun!  Jumping rope has been found to improve coordination and increase strength in muscles, contributing to a healthy lifstyle.  Particpants in this class will learn jump roping skills and techniques as they engage in individual, partnering, and group activities.  Opportunities for self-monitoring will promote growth and confidence.  This class has a maximum of 12 students so don’t delay in registering!

Special Guest: Schyler Davis, USA Jump Rope National Championships Participant, participant in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and assistant coach of the Pouncing Panthers Jump Rope Team, will be coming to give her advice to the team and also providing a workshop on July 11th.

Starts Tuesday, July 11th from 4:00 to 5:00 PM

Members: $40  Program participants:$55 


20th Annual ROGER H. SCHONNING 5K, Friday, August 25, 2017

20th Annual ROGER H. SCHONNING 5K & Family Fun Run/Walk
Friday, August 25, 2017
5K Road Run/Walk; 1K Kids Fun Run

Start Time:5:30 PM

Start and finish at the Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch Age Groups: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ Awards: Top Male & Female finisher, top three Male & Female in age groups Information: Contact Pat Hanley at phanley@oceancommunityymca.org or 401-596-2894

FREE! Kids Fun Run and Community Picnic for Participants.

Join us for Music, Food and More!

COURSE MAP: RHS-COURSE ROUTE 2017

RHS Adult 5K – REGISTER HERE!

RHS Kids Run – REGISTER HERE!


New! Intro to Photography!

Ages 14+

This class will teach any individual 14 years or older the important elements of photography.  The class will be a comfortable hands-on environment.  A camera or phone is strongly suggested but not mandatory.  The class will be taught by Chad Dexter, Jr.; owner of 86 Studios, who has been doing photography and videography for 9 years .  Learn to use your creativity to its full potential!

Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 PM

$59 Members • $91 Program Participants


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

 


YOUTH & TEAM GYMNASTICS CAMP

Youth Gymnastics Camp:

Monday – Friday July 17th – 21st
9:00 am -1:00 pm

Monday – Friday July 31st – August 4th

9:00 am -1:00 pm

Bring your bathing suit, lunch, snack and plenty of enthusiasm for this fun-filled camp!  Ages 6-12.

$175 for Members   •   $205 for Program Participants

 

Team Gymnastics Camp:

This Camp is for any gymnast whom has previously taken or is registered for the Team Gymnastics program. The camp will run for one week in July. The camp will be extra practice in helping proficient skills for the fall/winter meets.

Members Only: $225 

Contact Josh Posey at jposey@oceancommunityymca.org for more information.

LEADERS CLUB at Westerly-Pawcatuck

Junior Leaders (Grades 6-8) Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm
Senior Leaders (Grades 9-12) Tuesday 6:30–7:30pm

The Leaders Club is a leadership development program for teens in Grades 6-12. The program includes weekly meetings; training component and Y volunteer opportunities (aquatics, sports, gymnastics, child care, etc.) In addition, teens will participate in training and social activities at local Y’s as well as across the Northeast. Leaders Club programs are one of the largest Y teen programs in the country. If interested in getting involved in a program that creates an environment for positive change, keeps you involved with friends and is fun, contact kmahoney@oceancommunityymca.org.  No meeting when school is not in session. Enrolment is open all year.

Members $40 • Program Participants $55

 


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.