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The YMCA's Youth & Teen programs cultivate a space for children to experience, explore, and engage with resources and people in the community to help the development of their minds, bodies, and spirit.



Electronic Sports, or Esports, takes on the form of organized, multiplayer online video game competitions and is one of the fastest growing trends for youth engagement. The Y can be the best open and competitive esports league in the country for youth through a private, in person and online competitive program where kids and parents can be safe, moderated, and trained.

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Committed to youth development, it makes sense that the Y is the ideal partner to support your homeschool efforts. Along with courses that challenge young scholars, we also offer engaging experiences that keep students active and help them build solid relationships.


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Leadership Volunteer Program

Our LVP program helps youth build community through leadership development and community service. By focusing on teamwork and growth in leadership skills, teens are challenged to make a difference in the community in which we live.


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Safety Workshops

Safety training programs make protecting and saving lives possible. We offer a unique classroom setting that encourages discussion, helping young adults as they grow in their desire and ability to be a positive force in the community.

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Youth & Teen Programs

We impact our community by supporting teens as they develop lifelong habits for health and well-being in an environment which fosters becoming respectful, responsible, honest and caring individuals in order to develop into contributing members of the community.


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Youth & Teen Hangouts

Check out our spaces designated for youth and teens at the YMCA at Pabst Farms and the Watertown Area YMCA!


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