Manatee YMCA

Youth Programs


Adventure Guides

Adventure Guides

Parent/child camping program for families. Monthly camping with themes, with activities designed around that theme. Families provide their own camping equipment. 

SESSION DATES/DAYS:
Lakewood Ranch Branch - 3rd weekend of each month from Oct-May.
REGISTRATION BEGINS:
Members:
Ongoing
BRANCHES:
AGES:
K - 6th grade
FEES:
Members $100 / All Others $125

Aerial Class Conditioning

Aerial Class Conditioning

A 45 minute Aerial Circus Arts workout designed to improve core strength and flexibility on an aerial apparatus.

SESSION DATES/DAYS:
Tuesdays 7-7:45p
REGISTRATION BEGINS:
Members:
Beginning 15th day of month for next month classes
All Others:
Beginning 22nd day of month for next month classes
BRANCHES:
FEES:
Members $35 / All Others $63
CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • ASHI Professional CPR & First Aid

    ASHI Professional CPR & First Aid

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    BB - Dec 7th 5-9p LB - Thursday Dec. 8th 5-9p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Begins November 25th
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    11-15yrs.
    FEES:
    Members $50 / All Others $80
    CONTACT:
  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness Director
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  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Babysitting Safety Certification

    Bring a doll to practice with and a light sweater. Class includes a 30 min. lunch break, bring own lunch, snacks and drinks. Basic CPR is highly recommended with this class.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Saturday, 8a-2p,  Jan. 14th, March 18th and April 29th, Includes a 30 min. lunch break, bring lunch, snacks and drinks. For more information contact Kristy Krepop.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Ongoing
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    11-15yrs.
    FEES:
    Members $35 / All Others $60
    DOWNLOADS:

    Ballroom Dancing

    Introduction to Cha-Cha, Swing, Samba, Tango and Bachata.

     

    Don't miss our trial FREE Ballroom Class held Monday, Dec. 19th and Monday, December 26th. Come out and learn more about the class and try it out!

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Monday 6:30-7:30p and Friday 6:30-7:30p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    15th day of each month
    All Others:
    22nd day of each month
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14 +
    FEES:
    Members $35 / All Others $60
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Birthday Parties

    Birthday Parties

    Members only, reserve a room and enjoy the Y facilities such as Teen Center, Pool and Gymnasium (facilities vary by branch)! Please contact the Y to schedule your special day!

    The Lakewood Ranch Branch has several options to choose from. Download the flyer for details.

    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Kindergaten - 6th Grade
    FEES:
    Starts at $150 members only
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Courtney Hancock, Program Executive Director Aquatics
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  • Boy Scout Swim Testing and Camp Certification

    Boy Scout Swim Testing and Camp Certification

    Available to Boy Scouts in Manatee County.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Ongoing
    BRANCHES:
    FEES:
    $6/Boy Scout
    CONTACT:
  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness Director
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  • CIT (Counselors in Training Program)

    CIT (Counselors in Training Program)

    Your child 12 to 14yrs. may assist camp.  This program is the start to a career as a Camp Counselor at the Y!  You will assist our Camp Counselors while attending camp Thanskgiving, Winter, Spring and Summer Day Camps.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    During summer while school is not in session. Contact our Program Director for more information.
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Must have completed 8th grade
    FEES:
    Members $50 / All Others $75 per week, and 1 time $30 registration fee
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Colby Hall, Youth Development Director
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  • Rhiannon Blaney, Schoolage & Camp, DASH Director & Lakewood Ranch Camp Director
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  • Cize

    Cize

    Cize is a fun and fast-paced eercise program that uses intense dance moves to lose fat and build muscle. You will have a blast! Ages 14 + or 10-13yrs with parent. No registration required, drop in class.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Held Mon.-Thurs. 4:15p
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14+ (10-13yrs. with parent)
    CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Customized Swim Lessons

    Customized Swim Lessons

    Customized swim lesson groups are available for home school groups, preschools and seniors clubs.  Please call the Aquatic Department at 798-9622 ext. 405 for more information and to schedule the group lesson.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Scheduled by Aquatic Department, register online to receive a call or stop by the Welcome Center to sign up.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Ongoing
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    2 +
    FEES:
    Based on number and length of session
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Courtney Hancock, Program Executive Director Aquatics
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  • 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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  • Family Friendly Group Exercise Classes

    Family Friendly Group Exercise Classes

    It's a family affair at the Y! Welcome families to the following Group Exercise Classes:

    Body Pump, Body Step, CXWorx, Body Flow, Body Attack and Body Compbat.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Drop in classes for members only.  See our Group Exercise Schedule for days and times available.
    BRANCHES:
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Amy Skillman, Parrish Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness 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:

    Olympic Weightlifting at Lakewood Ranch

    Olympic Weightlifting at Lakewood Ranch

    LIFT BIG, GET STRONG! NEW SPECIAL FEE FOR A LIMITED TIME!!

    Olympic Weightlifting is a sport in which participants attempt to lift heavy weights explosively.   The sport consists of the following two lifts: The Snatch and The Clean & Jerk.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Program is monthly, held T/W/F at 6-7:30p in the Fitness Center
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Begins 15th day of each month for next month program
    All Others:
    Begins 22nd day of each month for next month program
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    12 & up
    FEES:
    Special FEE for a limited time - $25 month for members & $35 for non-members
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • 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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