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.  Chess, STEAM, and 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

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: $70    Facility Member: $70   Program Member: $75  Community Member: $80

Ballet/Tap Kids
Learn ballet and tap basics. This is a combo class 30 minutes per discipline.
Ages 4-5 years
Mondays, 3:00-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58 monthly    Facility Member: $63 monthly   Program Member: $82 monthly 
September 2018-June 2019

Ballet/Tap Tiny's
This popular combination class is designed for our youngest students to express their individuality through the art of dance.  Learn the fundamentals of ballet and tap.
Ages 3-5 years
Fridays, 12:00-1:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58 monthly    Facility Member: $63 monthly   Program Member: $82 monthly 
September 2018-June 2019

Creative Ballet/Tumble
This class is for our youngest dancers and will focus on introducing creative movement.  Ballet technique and simple tumble techniques.
Ages 2-3 years
Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00am
Ages 3-4 years
Tuesdays, 11:00am-12:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58 monthly    Facility Member: $63 monthly   Program Member: $82 monthly 
September 2018-June 2019

Creative Movement
A musical, high-energy, fun dance class using props and your imagination.
Ages 3-5 years
Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58 monthly    Facility Member: $63 monthly   Program Member: $82 monthly 
September 2018-June 2019

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: $58 monthly    Facility Member: $63 monthly   Program Member: $82 monthly 
September 2018-June 2019

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
Saturdays, 10:-11:00am
Family Facility Member: $58 monthly    Facility Member: $63 monthly   Program Member: $82 monthly 
September 2018-June 2019

Jazz Kids
Learn the fundamentals of jazz in an upbeat and fun environment.
Ages 4-5 years
Thursdays, 3:00-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58 monthly    Facility Member: $63 monthly   Program Member: $82 monthly 
September 2018-June 2019


Sports Galore
Introduction to a variety of sports through skill building and functional movement games.
Ages 3-5 years
Tuesdays, 12:00-12:50pm or 3:00-3:50pm
Sundays, 2:00-2:50pm
Family Facility Member: $105    Facility Member: $115    Program Member: $12


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: $95    Program Member: $106

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, 3:00-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $118    Facility Member: $129    Program Member: $141

Tiny Actors
Introduction to theater through games, play, singing and dancing.
Ages 3-4 years
Thursdays, 10:00-10:45am
Ages, 4-5 years
Thursdays, 11:00-11:45am
Family Facility Member: $100    Facility Member: $100   Program Member: $110  Community Member: $120

Y's Little Readers
Instill the love of literacy in your child through stories and related art activities. Each week we will focus on a new book. Children complete an art project each week. (Child must be potty trained)
Ages 3-5 years
Wednesdays, 9:00-9:45am
Family Facility Member: $118    Facility Member: $129    Program Member: $141


Youth & Teen Enrichment Classes

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: $70   Facility Member: $70   Program Member: $75  Community Member:  $80
Spring Session Only


Leaders Club


Ages 12-17
Leader's Club provides young people with opportunities for leadership training, personal growth, service to others, and social development.  Participants work closely with their peers and staff on skill and character building activities, as well as on planning and organizing club projects.  All programs provide a safe haven for young people to become confident and competent adults with a sense of belonging in their community, and promote and enhance the personal growth and social skills of young people in order to develop leaders who will be a positive force in their community.  Contact lsheafer@metroymcas.org for more information. 


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.
Ages 7-11 years
Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm
Ages 12-17 years
Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm
Family Facility Member: $145    Facility Member: $150   Program Member: $170  Community Member: $200

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.
Ages 5-6 years
Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm
Ages 7-10 years
Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm
Ages 11-17 years
Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58    Facility Member: $63    Program Member: $82
September 2018-June 2019

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.
Ages 6-10 year
Saturdays, 12:00-1:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58    Facility Member: $63    Program Member: $82
September 2018-June 2019

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: $58    Facility Member: $63    Program Member: $82
September 2018-June 2019

Jazz
Learn Jazz techniques in an upbeat and fun environment.
Ages 11-17 years
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58    Facility Member: $63    Program Member: $82
September 2018-June 2019

Let's Put on a Show: Disney's Zombies
Join us for this fun filled workshop focusing on acting and performing skills while helping young actors build confidence and expressiveness.
Ages 6+ years
Sundays, 2:00-4:00pm
Family Facility Member: $145    Facility Member: $150   Program Member: $170  Community Member: $200
Fall 1 Session Only

Musical Theater Dance
Learn to tell a story through dance while learning 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: $58    Facility Member: $63    Program Member: $82
September 2018-June 2019

One Day Musical Theater Workshop
A Class Act NY returns with an exciting workshop featuring a member of the cast of Disney's FROZEN on Broadway.
Ages 8-18 years
Sunday, October 8, 2018
12:00-3:30pm
Family Facility Member: $175    Facility Member: $175   Program Member: $185  Community Member: $185

Tap
Learn all the basic steps and work on building the corrects sounds.
Ages 11-17 years
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm
Ages 6-10 years
Saturdays, 11:00am-12:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58    Facility Member: $63    Program Member: $82
September 2018-June 2019

Tap/Jazz
This popular combination class teaches both popular dance techniques.  Students will learn proper technique and vocabulary for these popular dance styles.
Ages 7-10 years
Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm
Ages 5-6 years
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Family Facility Member: $58    Facility Member: $63    Program Member: $82
September 2018-June 2019