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.
Youth & Teen Strength Conditioning
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 email@example.com.
MON & WED 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Free to Y Members
Jaguars Youth Track & Field Program
Under the direction of the Jaguars coaching staff, youth athletes participate in running, shot put, javelin, long jump, high 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!
October Jaguars Events
Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22
- Youth Cross-Country 1-Mile Races: > Learn more.
2019-2020 Indoor Season
Indoor Season dates: October 29-April 14
Athletes stay active throughout the winter months with running events, shot put, and high jump. Indoor season practices take place on Tuesday evenings at 5:00 p.m. at the Downtown Branch. Athletes also have the option of competing in indoor meets through the winter.
Member Fee: $35 per season
Non-Member Fee: $50 per season
Teen Girls Kickboxing
Held in our Kickboxing Studio, this energetic class combines the punches of boxing with the kicks of karate. Kickboxing has numerous benefits for both you physical and mental health. This class is especially reserved for girls, ages 12-18
WED 5:00-5:55 p.m.
Free to Y Members. Drop-in class.
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!
For Middle School Students
For High School Students
Meetings are held at the 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, please contact Meg Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Kelly Mahoney at (508) 409-0768 or email@example.com.
Lifeguard Certification Course
Ages: 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.
CPR & First Aid Certification
Become a professional rescuer! The YMCA hosts regular First Aid and CPR certification programs.
Follow the link below for information about all of our upcoming trainings!
Ages 13 & Older
Powerlifting is the sport of competitive lifting in the back squat, bench press and deadlift. Participants follow commands from judges in competition and must meet specifications for a “good lift”. This program will teach participants how to properly execute these lifts to the USA Powerlifting standards, coached by a USA Powerlifting Club level coach. This program is intended for those who are just interested in becoming stronger along with those who are interested in competing in a USA Powerlifting meet.
Team will meet twice a week. Competition registration is optional and requires additional meet fees. For more information, contact Ryan Ohnemus at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Powerlifting Team sessions begin September 4th, but we accept registrations throughout the year.
TUE 3:00-4:30 p.m.
TUE 6:00-7:00 p.m.
SAT 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Y Member: $10 per month / Non-Member: $25 per month