Thursday, 13 January 2022 17:00

YMCA Family Programs

Youth Sports Leagues 

Soccer: A developmental league that combines practice and game time in one session. Volunteer parent coaches are needed. This league will be held at the Wilton Branch (indoors). Ages 3-4 yrs. will play from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Ages 5-7 yrs. will play from 9:50 to 10:15 a.m. Ages 8-10 yrs. will play from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. 

T-Ball: This league combines practice and skill building with a game at the end. Volunteer parent coaches are needed. This league will be held at the Wilton Branch (indoors) on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Sports Skills & Drills 

Little Rookies: This class introduces a different sport every week for children ages 3-5 years old. Classes will be held at the Saratoga Branch on Tuesdays, 12:30 to 1 p.m., or Saturdays, 9 to 9:30 a.m. Classes will be held at the Wilton Branch on Mondays, 10:45 to 11:15 a.m., or Wednesdays, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. 

Basketball: The Y has classes for all ages and skill levels at the Saratoga Branch. Ages 4-5 yrs. will play on Mondays from 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. Ages 6-7 yrs. will play on Mondays from 4:50 to 5:30 p.m. Ages 8-10 yrs. will play on Tuesdays from 4:15 to 5 p.m. Ages 6-9 yrs. will play on Saturdays from 9:40 to 10:20 a.m. 

Beyond the Basics Basketball: Take your child’s game to the next level with this advanced class for ages 10 -13 yrs., Thursdays from 6 to 6:45 p.m. 

Volleyball: Learn the fundamentals of volleyball in this co-ed class for ages 10-15, Wednesdays from 4:15-5 p.m. 

Archery

Youth Intro teaches in the fundamentals of archery, including safety and equipment use, for ages 8-13 yrs. Intro will be held on Saturdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. or Sundays from 2 to 3 p.m. 

Teen and Adult Intro are introductory classes for ages 14+, and will be held on Sundays from 3 to 4 p.m. 

Longshots Club is a program that teaches archery skills and introduces competition in a fun team environment for ages 10-16 yrs., and will be held on Saturdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Programs for Young Children 

These programs are designed for a caregiver and child to engage in together, socialize, learn, and meet new friends. 

Roc-n-Tots and Baby Jamboree are fun music and movement classes at the Saratoga Branch. Roc-N-Tots is Wednesdays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. for 18 months – 2 yrs. Baby Jamboree, for ages 6-18 months is Fridays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. 

Story Time is a class that combines a story with activities and an art project. Story time at the Wilton Branch is Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Story Time at the Saratoga Branch is Fridays from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. 

Mini Activity Play Group is a playgroup for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years. Each week the Y puts out gross motor activities for children to engage in. The playgroup at the Wilton Branch meets in the gymnastics studio on Mondays from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. The playgroup at the Saratoga Branch meets in the gym on Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. 

Dance Classes 

Tiny Tutus: Children learn the basics of ballet in this beginner class for ages 3-5 yrs. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, 4:30 to 5:10 p.m., and Saturdays, 10:15 to 10:55 a.m. or 11:05 to 11:50 a.m. 

Twinkle Toes: Ballet and tap basics are combined in this class for ages 4-6 yrs. Classes will be held Tuesdays, 5:15 to 6 p.m., or Saturdays, 12:05 to 1:05 p.m. 

Jazz: This beginner jazz class introduces a new dance style for children ages 6-9 yrs. Class will be held on Tuesdays from 6:05 to 6:50 p.m. 

All dance classes will be held at the Saratoga Springs Branch in the multipurpose room. 

The Saratoga Regional YMCA has programs for everyone from toddler and parent classes to youth sports, to teen and adult archery at both the Saratoga and Wilton Branches. Come check out everything that the Y has to offer to keep your family  healthy, active, and learning. Registration is open, and classes run from Jan. 17 to March 13. 

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