MIDDLE SCHOOL GYMVASION (Grades 5-8)
Drop-In Class. Middle School Gymvasion aims to give our members a space during the energetic after school hours to come and enjoy recess-style games like Ninja Ball, Yoshi, and Flasketball.
Middle Schoolers will decompress and spend time with their friends and make new ones. The majority of activities, though competitive, are focused on fun and team building as a counterpart to the benefits of school and organized sports.
ANALOG ACTION GAMES (Grades 5-8)
Drop-In Class. Discover the thrill of strategic decision-making as you dive into a myriad of captivating tabletop games. Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or just beginning your journey, you’re sure to have fun learning new games!
Percussion power (Grades 5-8)
Step into the mesmerizing world of beats and rhythms with our teen percussion program! Unleash your inner drummer as you explore a diverse array of percussion instruments from djembes and congas to tambourines and cajóns. Explore Latin American, African, and Asian styles of the first form of music.
Circle of song (Grades 5-8)
Join our warm and inclusive music community, where you’ll collaborate with fellow aspiring middle school musicians, and celebrate the beauty of acoustic sounds of folk music. This class covers call and response, acapella, body percussion, as well as guitar and banjo.
MIDDLE SCHOOL MASTER CRAFTERS (Grades 5-8)
Crafts for middle schoolers that focus on refining existing interests, new skills, and seeing your surroundings through an artistic mindset. Try multiple projects that revolve around making items for decorating your room like nature mobiles, suncatchers, and 3D name plates to hang in your window. Supplement art classes with crafts and instruction around concepts like perspective, color theory, and negative space. Work with your hands while enjoying a relaxed and social space to express your creative side.
Middle School Night (Grades 5-8)
At Middle School Night, middle schoolers get the Y all to themselves! Participants have access to the Wellness Center, Group Exercise Center, Basketball Gym, Forese Pool, and Wagner Room. Each Middle School Night features games, special activities, and concessions. This program runs one Saturday night each month.
Offered each winter, Ski and Board Club provides kids with the opportunity to hit the slopes weekly. All levels are welcome, including beginners! Each Friday, participants are bussed from the Y to a local mountain for an evening of winter fun. Lessons and equipment are available for a fee at the mountain. Offered during the winter session.