Action Zone

The Action Zone is a supervised “drop-in” area. Enjoy a variety of activities including computers, board games, game tables, Wii, Xbox games and more.

Hours:

  • Monday - Friday  |  3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Early start every Wednesday at 2:00 PM
    • Early close Monday, November 8th at 5:00 PM

Included with membership for youth aged 6 to 18. Non-member youth welcome with day pass.
Drop-ins welcome!

 

ESPORTS

Promoting power-ups like Teamwork, Leadership, Online Safety, Individual Growth, and Equity Focus through official Super Smash Bros and Rocket League tournaments in a safe, moderated, and inclusive environment. What are ESPORTS? Click to learn more!

WINTER SESSION DATES:
Registration is open November 8th through January 3rd. Program starts January 17th.

 

Karate

Goju Ryu Karate is designed for self-defense and is excellent for self-discipline. It retains many of the circular movements and artistic beauty of Chinese Kung Fu. Students are tested at the end of each session to be promoted or held at their appropriate rank. Ask about the next sessions!

BEGINNER (White-Yellow Belt 1 Stripe):

  • Tuesday & Thursday  |  5:20 PM - 6:00 PM

INTERMEDIATE (Yellow-Green Belt 2 Stripes):

  • Tuesday & Thursday  |  6:10 PM - 7:00 PM

ADVANCED (Green-Black Belt 3 Stripes):

  • Tuesday & Thursday  |  7:10 PM - 8:10 PM

 

Basketball

Registration is open through January 7th! Players will practice fundamentals weeknights and perfect their skills during games. Games run every Saturday, January 29th through March 5th. Team practice times will be M/W or T/Th at 3:30PM, 4:30PM, 5:30PM, or 6:30PM (dates and times will be assigned as teams form).

  • Boys League open to grades 1st-8th.
  • Girls League open to grades 1st-4th.
  • $60 per player.

Interested in becoming a volunteer coach? Contact the Y's Sports leaders:

 

Rock Climbing

Pebbles: This class teaches the fundamentals of rock climbing while also building confidence. Children will gain balance, body awareness and strength. Ages 4-6. 

Pitons: Teaches all the beginning skills necessary to earn a YMCA climbing wall card and participants will be able to take our climbing proficiency test the last class.

 

Open Climbing

Bouldering is open to all members ages 4 and up. Kids 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Top rope climbing requires a climbing card.

 

 

Seasonal or temporarily paused programs:

3D Printing

3D Printing, Drawing & Painting: This new and exciting program will teach participants to combine technology and creativity by creating 3-dimensional objects they will take home. Participants will work on developing models throughout the course at their own pace and learn the different ways 3D printing works.

 

Fishing

Learn the basics of fishing! Children will learn how to tie and bait their own hooks, cast, set the hook and reel in the big fish. Fishing trips will be to Bennington Lake; equipment and transportation is provided. Parent participation is encouraged on fishing trips.

 

Jr. Great Lego Adventure

Students work together as a small team of young engineers to build Lego robots. The design is based on their group’s blueprint. This class is great for children who are hands-on and like working together in teams.

 

Minecraft Builder

Minecraft Builder: Students will get a chance to work as a group to build their own Minecraft world. Move into the more advanced aspects of Minecraft by exploring mega builds, dynamic planning, red-stone mechanics and a touch of mods. All students will be able to use Minecraft at the Y.

 

Open-Lab Minecraft

Enjoy the computer lab and work on your Minecraft world during open computer lab sessions, A staff member will be available to assist you.