Manatee YMCA

School Age Programs


Elementary School (Before & After School Care)

Elementary School (Before & After School Care)

We have before & after school care at two elementary schools in Manatee County! Our programs are held at Imagine North Manatee Elementary and Moody Elementary (Moody held at BB).  Sorry registration is not available online, you must register in person at any Manatee Y Branch. But, thereafter you may pay your weekly payments online, registration page, South Branch location.

Download our forms to complete and return to a branch to register, or when school begins we accept the registration forms and payment at the Child Care site your child is attending.

SESSION DATES/DAYS:
HELD: AM begins at 7am until school begins and PM held at dismissal until 6p.
REGISTRATION BEGINS:
Members:
Registration has begun.
AGES:
Completed K - 5th grade
FEES:
FEE: $25 registration fee AM - $28 per child, per week PM $49 per child per week AM & PM $68 per child per week
DOWNLOADS:
CONTACT:
  • Rhiannon Blaney, Schoolage & Camp, DASH Director & Lakewood Ranch Camp Director
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  • Homeschool Gym and Swim

    Homeschool Gym and Swim

    Monthly program for children ages 5-10yrs.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Lakewood Ranch Branch - 2nd & 4th Wednesday at 1-2:30p. 
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    15th day of each month
    All Others:
    22nd day of each month
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    5-10
    FEES:
    Members FREE / All Others $15 per month
    DOWNLOADS:

    Parents Night Out

    Parents Night Out

    Hey parents!  Bring your child to the Y for an evening of fun, while you have an evening of shopping or "date night".  Or maybe a dinner and a movie!  

    Search keyword is PARENT to register online.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    LB -  Jan. 21st, Feb. 18th and March 11th. PB - Jan. 21st, Feb. 18th (special "Exercise your Heart" night at Parrish Branch - Hey parents, Make it a Date Night!) and March 18th.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    The Monday after previous Parents Night Out and ends Friday before program.
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    4-10yrs.
    FEES:
    Members $15 for 1st child, $10 each additional child
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Colby Hall, Youth Development Director
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  • Colin Snowball, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Membership Sales Director
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  • School Day Off Program

    School Day Off Program
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    When school is not in session or "teacher work days" bring your elementary school child to the Y.  Elementary School Day Off Camp runs from 7a - 6p.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    January 16th, February 20th and April 14th.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    January 2nd for all programs
    All Others:
    January 9th for all programs
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    K - 5th grade
    FEES:
    Members $25 / All Others $35
    CONTACT:
  • Colby Hall, Youth Development Director
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  • Rhiannon Blaney, Schoolage & Camp, DASH Director & Lakewood Ranch Camp Director
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  • Spring Break Camp

    Spring Break Camp

    Spring Break Camp is at the Y. Camp runs from 7am-6pm. Activities include sports, games, arts & crafts, swimming and so much more.  All campers must bring lunch, 2 snacks, plenty to drink and a swim suit and a towel to swim (when weather permits).

    NOTE:  For the first time Parrish Branch YMCA will provide Spring Break Camp and specialty camps such as art, fitness and more!  Contact the branch for more details.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    March 20th - 24th
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    January 16th
    All Others:
    January 23rd
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Completed K - 5th grade
    FEES:
    Members 115 / Non-members $140 - Parrish Camp Members $120 / All Others $210 per child per week.
    CONTACT:
  • Rhiannon Blaney, Schoolage & Camp, DASH Director & Lakewood Ranch Camp Director
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  • Summer Camp 2017

    Summer Camp 2017

    We have a great summer planned for kids at the Y!  

    Bradenton Branch Camp Programs are:
    Traditional Full Day Camp
    Mini Camps include:  Swim Camp
    Beginner Sports Camp
    Soccer Camp
    Basketball Camp
    Future Engineers Camp
    Arts & Crafts Camp
    Dance Camp
    Circus Camp
    Musical Theater Camp
    Enrichment Camp

    Lakewood Ranch Camp Programs are:
    Traditional Full Day camp
    Mini Camps Include:  Sports Camp; Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Sports FUNdamentals
    Swimming Camp
    Stem Camp
    Fun with Food Camp
    Babysitting Camp
    Manners Camp
    Kids Fit Camp
    Kids Dance Camp
    Stem Camp

    Parrish Branch Camp Programs are:
    "Camp Rivers Edge", Traditional Full Day Camp
    Soccer Mini Camp
    Cheerleading Mini Camp

    For more details, Summer Camp Brochure to right Is available for you to view.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    June 5th - August 9th
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Members, March 13th
    All Others:
    Non-members, March 20th
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Completed Kindergarten - 8th grade
    FEES:
    Members $125 / All Others $175 per child per week. There is a $30 registration fee per child per week to reserve. Sign up early to receive early registration fee!
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Colby Hall, Youth Development Director
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  • Hank Allison, Youth Sports & Day Camp Director
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  • Rhiannon Blaney, Schoolage & Camp, DASH Director & Lakewood Ranch Camp Director
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  • YDASH Middle School (before & after school care)

    YDASH Middle School (before & after school care)

    Before & After School programs are held right at the school! Participating Middle Schools are: Braden River, Buffalo Creek, Haile, Johnson, King, Lee, Nolan and Sugg (Sugg held at BB). Registration is now being accepted.  Download the registration forms, complete and bring to a branch near you to sign up.  Sorry no online regisration is accepted, but payments once signed up are accepted through the "South Branch" section of our registration page.

    NEW:  All YDASH participants receive a complimentary fulltime student membership to the Y of their choice in Manatee County.  Upgrade to a 1 parent with children or 2 parents with children and receive a discount based on fulltime student membership fee (all other discounts do not apply and one discount per family).

     

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    AM begins at 7am until school begins and PM held at dismissal until 6p.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Open, must register in person at one of our 3 branches.
    AGES:
    6th, 7th and 8th grade students
    FEES:
    $25 registration fee. $54 per child per month if bankdraft otherwise it is $62 per month
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Rhiannon Blaney, Schoolage & Camp, DASH Director & Lakewood Ranch Camp Director
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  • YREADS!

    YREADS!

    YMCA Reads is a literacy intervention program for K-3 grade at-risk students in Title I schools. The funding comes from a partnership between the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Alliance of YMCAs. Our literacy program is based on a structured curriculum (Systematic Instruction in Phonetic Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words) which is easily learned by volunteers. The Y Reads program has operated successfully at Bayshore Elementary School on 26th Street West in Bradenton for ten years. 
    For more information contact Dr. Moira Hendricks, Director of Y Reads, at (941) 798-9622 #408 or by email at mhendricks@manateeymca.org.
    For YMCA Reads Employment Opportunities see employment page, South Manatee Program Branch Job Openings.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Ongoing when school is in session, after school program.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Ongoing for Bayshore students only, sign up at a Manatee Y branch or at the school once program begins.
    AGES:
    K - 3rd Grade
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Dr. Moira Hendricks, Bradenton Branch, YREADS Director
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