Wayne YMCA

Enrichment

At the Y children of all ages have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive through a variety of enrichment opportunities.  Children as young as 2 years old can participate in Movement and Dance classes, as well as Creative Cooking.  Legos, Acting Workshops, Sports and Fitness round out our offerings for older children and teens up to 18 years of age.   To view all classes for all ages, please scroll down.

Preschool Age Enrichment Classes

Ballet/Tap Kids
Learn ballet and tap basics.  This is a combo class - 30 minutes per subject.
Ages 4-5 years
Mondays, 3:00-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly     Facility Member: $61/monthly     Program Member:  $80/monthly
(Accepting Registration through January 31, 2018)

Ballet/Tap Tiny's
This popular combination class is designed for our youngest students to express their individuality through the art of dance.  Children will learn the fundamentals of ballet and tap. 
Ages 3-4 years
Fridays, 12:00-1:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly     Program Member:  $80/monthly
(Accepting Registration through January 31, 2018)

Creative Ballet/Tumble
This class is for our youngest dancers and will focus on introducing creative movement, ballet, and simple tumble techniques.
Tuesdays
2-3 years - 10:00-11:00am
3-4 years - 11:00am-12:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly     Program Member:  $80/monthly
(Accepting Registration through January 31, 2018)

Hip Hop Kids
Dance like your favorite pop stars!  In this high-energy, age-appropriate class, kids are introduced to fun hip-hop techniques and combinations, danced to their favorite music.
Ages 4-5 years
Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly     Program Member:  $80/monthly
(Accepting Registration through January 31, 2018)

Hippity Hop
A super fun and high energy experience that is an introductory jazz, hip hop and tumbling class.  Music selection will stimulate, motivate and build concentration for curriculum skill progression.
Ages 3-5 years
Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly     Program Member:  $80/monthly
(Accepting Registration through January 31, 2018)

All dance classes run through recital in June 2018.


Special Needs Movement
Get your bodies moving, play fun games with music, props and your own imaginations! We will travel through the forest, cross the ocean and fly to Outer Space without ever leaving the Y!
Ages 4-5 years
Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Family Facility Member: $73    Facility Member: $78   Program Member: $84

Tiny Actors
Introduction to theater through games, play, singing and dancing.
Thursdays
Ages 3-4 years, 10:00-10:45am
Ages 4-5 years, 11:00-11:45am
Family Facility Member: $105    Facility Member: $115    Program Member: $126


New! Strider Balance Bike Training
Explore mobility on two wheels, improve motor skills, increase balance, and build confidence.  Children should bring their own helmet.
Ages 3-5 years
Saturdays, 1:00-2:00pm
Family Facility Member: $105    Facility Member: $115    Program Member: $126


Creative Cooking with Kids
Discover unique recipes while strengthening your bond with your child - Parent/Child class.
Ages 2-6 years
Saturdays, 10:00am-11:00am
Family Facility Member: $84    Facility Member: $89    Program Member: $99

Getting Our Sillies Out
Move along to the beat with your little one - Parent/Child class.
Ages 18 months - 5 years
Tuesdays or Saturdays, 10:00-10:45am
Family Facility Member: FREE    Facility Member: $89    Program Member: $99

How Do You Say Hello?
Learn basic Spanish words and phrases that include colors, numbers, animals, and body parts while engaging in fun, interactive games.
Ages 3-6 years
Wednesdays, 12:15-1:00pm or 3:15-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $84    Facility Member: $89    Program Member: $99

I Spy with My Little Eye...
Go on an adventure and search for the hidden treasures each week as you participate in weekly scavenger hunts.  Parent participation may be required for 2 year old participants.
Ages 2-6 years
Thursdays, 10:00-10:45am or 3:15-4:00pm
Saturdays, 11:15am-12:00pm
Family Facility Member: $84    Facility Member: $89    Program Member: $99

Kids Creation
Children are introduced to various colors, textures and shapes through the use of multiple mediums while creating unique crafts.
Ages 3-6 years
Mondays, 12:15-1:00pm
Family Facility Member: $84    Facility Member: $89    Program Member: $99

Lego Engineering
Learn the basic concepts of design and engineering while becoming an architect utilizing various materials.Ages 3-6 years
Wednesdays, 10:00-10:45am, 12:30-1:15pm,  or 3:30-4:15pm
Sundays, 10:00-10:45am
Family Facility Member: $84    Facility Member: $89    Program Member: $99

The Wonderful World of Art
In this class, children will learn about an artist and replicate their unique style of art.
Ages 4-6 years and kindergarten
Fridays, 10:00-10:45am, 12:30-1:15pm or 3:30-4:14pm
Family Facility Member: $84    Facility Member: $89    Program Member: $99


Youth & Teen Enrichment Classes

New! Gaga!
Learn how to play this traditional summer camp game.  Gaga is a faced paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit.  The more players, the better!
Ages 5-8 years
Thursdays, 5:15-6:00pm
Family Facility Member: $105   Facility Member: $115   Program Member: $126

Special Needs Movement
Get your bodies moving, play fun games with music, props and your own imaginations!  We will travel through the forest, cross the ocean and fly to outer space without ever leaving the Y!
Thursdays
Ages 6-10 years, 5:00-6:00pm
Ages 11-14 years, 6:00-7:00pm
Ages 15-Adult, 7:00-8:00pm
Family Facility Member: $73   Facility Member: $78   Program Member: $84


Middle School Dodgeball Tournament
For grades 5-6 and 7-8
Friday, March 23
7:00pm
$100 per team
Pre-registration is required. 6-8 players per team.


Chess
The ultimate critical thinking game.  Your child will learn the basic pieces, moves and strategies.  All levels are welcome.
Mondays
Grades K-2, 4:15-4:55pm
Grades 3-5, 5:00-5:50pm
Family Facility Member: $63  Facility Member: $73  Program Member: $99

Legos
Each week we build new structures with our Lego pieces. In the process we will learn to follow written directions, cognitive skills, and teamwork.
Wednesdays
Grades K-2, 4:15-4:55pm
Grades 3-5, 5:00-5:50pm
Family Facility Member: $135   Facility Member: $145   Program Member: $170

S.T.E.A.M.
This class will let your child explore the world of science, technology, engineering, art and math and how they work together.
Thursdays
Grades K-2, 4:15-4:55pm
Grades 3-5, 5:00-5:50pm
Grades 6-8, 6:00-7:00pm
Family Facility Member: $95   Facility Member: $105   Program Member: $130


New! The Art of Acting
A focus on teaching actors of varying skill levels techniques to help advance their skills and prepare for auditions and performances.
Thursdays
Ages 7-11 years, 6:00-7:00pm
Ages 12-17 years, 7:00-8:00pm
Family Facility Member: $145   Facility Member: $150   Program Member: $170

Ballet
Focus on building the strength, flexibility and control needed to execute ballet technique.  Classes will emphasize barre, center floor work and across the floor combinations.
Mondays
Ages 5-6 years, 4:00-5:00pm
Ages 7-10 years, 5:00-6:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly  Program Member: $80/monthly
Accepting registration through January 31, 2018

Ballet/Jazz
This popular combination class teaches both popular dance techniques.  Learn both proper ballet technique and vocabulary and the musicality, body alignment, rhythm and fun and innovative jazz choreography.
Tuesdays
Ages 11-17 years, 5:00-6:00pm
Saturdays
Ages 6-10 years, 2:00-3:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly  Program Member: $80/monthly
Accepting registration through January 31, 2018

Hip Hop
Dance like your favorite pop stars! In this high-energy, age-appropriate class, learn fun hip-hop techniques and combinations, danced to your favorite music.
Wednesdays
Ages 5-6 years, 4:00-5:00pm
Ages 7-10 years, 6:00-7:00pm
Ages 11-17 years, 7:00-8:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly   Program Member: $80/monthly
Accepting registration through January 31, 2018

Music Theater
The focus of this class is to learn to tell a story through dance while practicing proper dance technique.  Students will learn performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions will also be emphasized.
All ages
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly   Program Member: $80/monthly
Accepting registration through January 31, 2018

Tap
Learn all the basic steps and work on building the correct sounds.
Tuesdays
11-17 years, 6:00-7:00pm
Saturdays
6-10 years, 1:00-2:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly   Program Member: $80/monthly
Accepting registration through January 31, 2018

Tap/Jazz
This popular combination class teach both popular dance techniques. Students will learn proper technique and vocabulary for these popular dance styles.
Mondays
Ages 7-10 years, 6:00-7:00pm
Tuesdays
Ages 5-6 years. 4:00-5:00pm
Family Facility Member: $56/monthly   Facility Member: $61/monthly   Program Member: $80/monthly
Accepting registration through January 31, 2018

All dance classes run through recital in June 2018.