So much of what we learn has to do with the opportunities we’re given. At the Y, we want young people to explore their possibilities and think big. Whether teens come to the Y looking to explore their interests, or for support in navigating challenges, the Y is committed to nurturing young people and roots for their success.

FALL II SESSION

Program Dates: October 30-December 24 (8 weeks)


After-School Teen Programs

Our teen members are invited to spend their afternoons participating in a variety of fun, interactive activities with our Teen Staff Members at the Downtown Branch!

From trivia to yoga to gym games, kickboxing, homework help, and more – we’ve got it all! Check out this month’s calendar for the latest information and schedules!

After-School Teen Programs Calendar – December 2017

These programs are free for our teen members. Teens must sign the Y’s Code of Conduct before participating in a program. When coming into one of these programs, teens will sign in/out with the staff running the program. Please make sure to follow the rules and core values of the Attleboro YMCA. We look forward to seeing you all here!

For more information, contact: Nate Packert, Youth & Teen Director, npackert@attleboroymca.org, (508) 409-0778


Youth & Teen Strength Conditioning

Ages: 12-18

This program teaches middle school and high school students the importance of a well-balanced strength training program, including proper warm up, strength training, conditioning, and flexibility. Participants will receive a personalized program to follow based on their abilities and goals. Our trainers will provide guidance and assistance to ensure that participants are working out in a safe and efficient manner. This program is designed for any youth or teen, whether you’re new to lifting, an athlete, or someone just looking to improve your overall fitness. Program meets twice a week.

For more information, contact Ryan Ohnemus at rohnemus@attleboroymca.org.

MON & WED 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Downtown Branch
Free to Y Members

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Jaguars Youth Track & Field Program

Ages: 6-18

Under the direction of the YMCA’s Youth Wellness Specialist Ed Poirier and the Jaguars coaching staff, youth athletes participate in running, shot put, Javelin, long jump, and Cross Country. The program offers both parent and child fitness activities, including weekly fitness runs and walks. No mandatory practices or events. Come when you can!

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Drop-In Volleyball

Ages: 11-18

Pass, set, hit. In this drop-in program, players will improve their volleyball skills by building from the fundamentals. This class is for beginners and advanced players alike!

Beginning November 20th

Middle School – MON 6:00-7:00 p.m.
High School – MON 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Pleasant Street Branch

$5 for both Members and Non-Members


Leaders Club

Be someone! Come check out the Attleboro Y’s Leaders Club at the Downtown Branch! Designed for teens in grades 9-12, Leaders is a nationwide YMCA program that teaches leadership skills through community service, volunteerism, and personal growth. Are you ready to make a difference? Then join the Leaders Club!

Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Downtown Branch

In Leaders, you can …

  • Meet other teens and make friends from the community.
  • Be a leader in the Y and your community.
  • Plan events and field trips.
  • Participate in regional leadership retreats with hundreds of teens from other Ys.
  • Earn volunteer service hours.

There is no fee for Members to participate. For more information, contact Youth & Teen Director Nate Packert at npackert@attleboroymca.org.


Babysitting Basics

Ages 11 & up

Our 4-hour babysitting class prepares students to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and basic first aid information. Topics include developmental stages of children, injury prevention, basic first aid, care of a choking infant/child, emergencies, safety of a sitter and babysitting as a job.

Upcoming Classes:
SAT, FEB 17    1:00-5:00 p.m.
SAT, APR 14   1:00-5:00 p.m.
Downtown Branch

Y Member: $95 per class
Non-Member: $135 per class

> Schedules, locations, fees, & registration


Karate – Teen Combination & Junior Black Belt Class

The Y’s “Eclectic Karate” program combines the strengths of various disciplines to emphasize self-defense, control, positive attitude and spirit. Year-round program.

Schedule: TUE & FRI 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Pleasant Street
Fee: Y Member: $88/month, Non-member: $104/month
Registration: Registration on-going. Register at the Pleasant Street Branch.


Swim Volunteer Instructor Program

Ages: 13 & up

If you love the water and working with kids, consider becoming a volunteer swim instructor. Learn how to teach swimming skills to all ages and abilities and assist with our group lessons. Great experience for teens who want to work as a swim instructor or lifeguard in the future.

Contact Susan Mastandrea at 508-409-0765 or smastandrea@attleboroymca.org.


Lifeguard Certification Course

lifeguards2Ages: 16 and older

Earn your lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen certifications in this 30-hour course of classroom work and in-the-water training.

To obtain certifications, participants must attend 100 percent of the classes, complete prerequisites (including a swim test and online trainings), and pass water and written tests. Participants must complete 10-12 hours of online trainings prior to the start of the class.

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CPR & First Aid Certification

Become a professional rescuer! The YMCA hosts regular First Aid and CPR certification programs. Contact Susan Mastandrea at (508) 409-0765 or smastandrea@attleboroymca.org for more information.

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