The Y nurtures the potential of every child and teen by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming. From cradle to career, the Y provides all youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life.
Arts, Crafts & Cooking Classes
We offer a variety of classes to teach your child new skills and stretch their creative muscles! Though creative classes are offered periodically at all of our locations, our Pickaway, Delaware, and Vaughn branches have especially strong art, dance and theater programs with regular class cycles. After learning about our regular classes, check our schedule to see current offerings!
YMCA camps share one thing: they’re about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, discover new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and build lasting friendships and memories. And, of course, it’s fun!
The YMCA has long been America’s favorite swimming instructor. Whether just learning how to swim, improving strokes, swimming competitively or taking water exercise classes, members are in safe hands with our certified swimming instructors and lifeguards.
Youth & Government
The Ohio YMCA's Youth & Government Program enhances development of the American democratic process for young people through participatory training in the theory and practice of the Ohio state government.
Youth sports are a great way for children to develop physical, emotional, and social skills which learning about discipline, respect, and teamwork. Check out some of our commonly offered sports programs below, and check out our schedule to view current offerings, which vary depending on season and location.
Our teen programs cultivate a space for youth and teens to experience, explore, and engage with resources and people in the community to help the development of their minds, bodies, and spirit.