Wayne YMCA

Youth Sports & Recreation Program

The Y offers a variety of opportunities for children to lead healthy lifestyles through fun and fitness.  Classes range from basketball and tennis, to flag football and soccer.  There are so many ways to make new friends and stay safe in a supportive environment.  Click here for information on age policies in the gymnasium and fitness center.  Click here for a gymnasium schedule.  Scroll down to view all classes for all ages.

Preschool Sports Classes

Sports Galore
Introduction to a variety of sports through skill building and functional movement games.
Ages 3-5 years
Tuesdays or Thursdays, 12:00-12:50pm
Family Facility Member: $105    Facility Member: $115    Program Member: $126

Youth and Teen Sports & Fitness Classes


Learn to Ski
The Wayne YMCA and the National Winter Activity Center, located in Vernon, NJ, are partnering to provide beginner ski lessons.  Lessons include 6 on-snow sessions with professional ski instructors, all rental equipment, a healthy meal, bussing from the Wayne YMCA to and from the NWAC, mentoring and coaching.

Sundays, January 6 - February 10
Ages: 7-16 years
$325 per child - Family Facility Member
$330 per child - Facility Member
$335 per child - Program Member

Learn the fundamentals of basketball (dribbling, passing, shooting and defense) along with the team concepts of offensive play and zone defense - all done in a fun, values-oriented environment.

5-6 year olds, 4:10-5:00pm
7-10 year olds, 5:10-6:00pm

3-4 year olds, 11:00-11:50am
5-6 year olds, 12:00-12:50pm
7-10 year olds, 10:00-10:50am

Family Facility Member: $108   Facility Member: $118   Program Member: $129



6-10 year olds, 4:00-4:50pm
Family Facility Member: $151   Facility Member: $163   Program Member: $180

6-10 year olds, 9:00-9:50am
Family Facility Member: $151   Facility Member: $163   Program Member: $180

11-14 year olds, 10:00-10:50am
Family Facility Member: $151   Facility Member: $163   Program Member: $180

15+, 10:00-10:50am
Family Facility Member: $151   Facility Member: $163   Program Member: $180

Beginner Cheerleading
Learn the basic cheer motions, jumps, and stunts! At the end of this 8-week session, students will perform a mini routine.
Ages 5-10 years
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Family Facility Member: $108   Facility Member: $118   Program Member: $129

Children will learn the fundamental skills of soccer, the importance of fair play, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.

3-4 year olds:
Saturdays, 10:00-10:50am

5-6 year olds:
Wednesdays, 4:10-5:00pm
Saturdays, 9:00-9:50am

7-10 year olds:
Wednesdays, 5:10-6:00pm

Family Facility Member: $108   Facility Member: $118   Program Member: $129

Flag Football
Open to children of all ability levels.  We focus on individual techniques such as running with the ball, passing, receiving, creating space, accuracy and timing, running patterns and rules of the game.  There is limited physical contact with other children.

6-10 year olds
Mondays, 4:00-4:50pm
Family Facility Member: $108  Facility Member: $118  Program Member: $129

Weight Training 101
Twice/week for 8 weeks.  Teens will be taught the correct lifting techniques and how to safely develop power using weights.  Minimum of 3 participants.
Ages 14-18 years
Monday & Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15
Family Facility Member: $200   Facility Member: $210

Kids Fit
This class uses physical activity and nutrition education programming and utilizes "CATCH" an award-winning program designed for children.  The nutrition education component of the program helps children make informed, healthful choices.  The physical activity session will give participants the opportunity to play a variety of fun games and activities that will get their heats pumping!
Ages 5-10 years
Mondays, 5:00-5:45pm
Family Facility Member:  FREE  Facility Member:  $118  Program Member:  $129

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. 

Teen Nights

For grades 5-8
Join us for basketball, dodgeball, laser tag, special events, teen open swim, dance parties, and more!  Pizza dinner and a drink are included in the fee.
3rd Friday of the month.
Family Member:  $10
Facility Member: $12
Program Member: $15
Registration is required