Education & Enrichment | Programs & Activities | Lakeland Hills Family YMCA

Enrichment & Combo

Our youth enrichment classes are a terrific way to allow your child to explore their special interests, develop their talents, and have fun!

Our programs are designed to work with children of all ages and abilities. We focus on teamwork, sportsmanship, body awareness, flexibility, balance, coordination, skill development, and creativity. At the same time, children build their self-esteem and confidence as they develop a lifelong desire for physical fitness and learning.

Enrichment & Combo Programs:

Nature & Outdoors

2 – 3 Years Old with Parent

Non-Members Welcome

Sign up with your little one and discover together the wonders of the great outdoors. Our staff will facilitate a nature based curriculum filled with exciting activities to keep everyone engaged. Nature walks, songs, stories and nature art projects are all part of the fun.


Note: Classes will be held indoors if necessary due to weather. Attention Non-Members: All Non-Members must sign a Non-Member Program Participant Waiver release in order to participate in programs.  Please print, sign and return to Member Services Desk upon or before attending the first class.

Gym & Fun

2 – 3 Years Old | No Need to Be Potty Trained

Non-Members Welcome

First step before considering preschool is this class focusing on independence, separation and gaining group social skills. Our dedicated staff will identify individual needs of each young child and help prepare them for a school setting, or just help them make new friends and enjoy themselves when away from home. We believe through art, music, social play-stations, story time and physical activities, children will gain confidence, curiosity, communication and a love of learning. Please pack a light snack and drink. Let us help your child be ready and excited to take the next step.

Swim, Gym & Fun

3 – 5 Years Old | Need to Be Potty Trained

Non-Members Welcome

This class is designed to compliment preschool. Encouraging confidence, creativity and a sense of belonging are all goals. An instructor-led sports and games class combined with a 1/2-hour swim lesson, promotes healthy exercise, self control, and good habits. Social play, art, and science, coupled with kindness and manners, makes this a great enrichment program for your preschooler. Pack a light snack and drink. Class runs Thursdays and Fridays from 9:15 a.m. to Noon for seven weeks. Choose one or both days.

One day per week: $102 members; $153 non-members

Two days per week: $145 members; $218 non-members

 

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

4–7 Years Old

Non-Members Welcome

This class is about problem solving, having fun, and figuring things out. Your curious child will enjoy the “why” and “how” of critical thinking and develop problem solving skills in the process.

Youth who participate in STEM activities:

  • Learn how to solve a problem
  • Develop critical-thinking skills
  • Get comfortable with failure and trying again
  • Learn to work successfully in teams
  • Develop self-confidence
  • Are able to see themselves in STEM careers

Makerspace Class

Pre-K-1st Grade

What is Makerspace? It’s a place to gather tools, materials, and technology to create, invent, tinker, design, fabricate, or otherwise enable participants to “make something.” No previous knowledge or skills necessary. Non-members welcome.

Next Class:
Wednesdays – 4:00-5:00 p.m.
January 9, 16 & 23
Members, $45; Non-members, $66

Makerspace Class

2nd-6th Grade

What is Makerspace? It’s a place to gather tools, materials, and technology to create, invent, tinker, design, fabricate, or otherwise enable participants to “make something.” No previous knowledge or skills necessary. Non-members welcome.

Next Class:
Fridays – 5:00-6:30 p.m.
January 11, 18 & 25
Members, $66; Non-members, $90