All kids have great potential. At the Y, we want young people to explore their possibilities and think big! That’s why we offer such a diverse array of activities in an encouraging and supportive environment, where kids can explore new interests and passions. Led by positive role models, the Y’s programs encourage young people to develop healthy, trusting relationships and self-reliance through the Y core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.


Camp Finberg Fun Day: No School

Kids will have a blast with a full-day of recreational age-appropriate programs and activities that are safe, fun, and designed to stretch their minds and bodies. Scheduled activities may include:

  • Archery
  • Hiking
  • STEM Activity
  • Garden/Nature Learning
  • Outdoor (Lawn & Field) Games
    …and more!

Each day is different with so many friends to see and so many things to do!

MON, OCT 10 & THU, NOV 11
7:00 AM-5:00 PM [5:00 to 5:30 PM Pickup]
Norton Outdoor Center
295 West Main Street, Norton, MA

$60*, Y Members/Child
$90*, Non-Members/Child

Second Child – 20% Discount
*$48, Y Members
* $72, Non-Members

* Price is per day. There are 2 scheduled days off from school.

Register Online


Camp Finberg Fun Day: Early Release Day

Kids will have a blast with a half-day of recreational age-appropriate programs and activities that are safe, fun, and designed to stretch their minds and bodies. Scheduled activities may include:

  • Archery
  • Hiking
  • STEM Activity
  • Garden/Nature Learning
  • Outdoor (Lawn & Field) Games
    …and more!

FRI, SEP 23 & FRI, OCT 28
1:00-5:30 PM [5:30-6:00 PM Pickup]
Norton Outdoor Center
295 West Main Street, Norton, MA

$50*, Y Members/Child
$75*, Non-Members/Child

Second Child – 20% Discount
*$40, Y Members
* $60, Non-Members

* Price is per day. There are 2 scheduled release days.

Register Online


Fall Dance Programs

Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Ages:  6-8

This fun class is designed to introduce students to tap, jazz, and ballet dance. Learning some basic tap, ballet, and jazz skills allows students to experience each style of dance while improving their flexibility, sense of rhythm, and overall coordination.

SEP 10-DEC 17
Program runs continuously on a monthly basis.
Enrollment & registration is ongoing as space allows.

SAT  9:45-10:30 AM
DOWNTOWN BRANCH-Mind Body Studio
Members:  $60/month
Non-Members:  $90/month

Register Here

For questions or additional information, contact Lizzie Gulino at egulino@attleboroymca.org or call (508) 222-7422.


Creative Moment

Ages:  3-5

Creative movement can be defined as movement that aligns with the inner nature of a child. This class encourages children to explore movement and music to develop physical skills, channel energy in a healthy way, and nurture creativity. Our Creative Movement class offers children a supportive and non-competitive environment to strengthen every area of learning and development while having fun.

SEP 10-DEC 17
Program runs continuously on a monthly basis.
Enrollment & registration is ongoing as space allows.

SAT  9:00-9:30 AM
DOWNTOWN BRANCH-Mind Body Studio
Members:  $50/month
Non-Members:  $80/month

Register Here

For questions or additional information, contact Lizzie Gulino at egulino@attleboroymca.org or call (508) 222-7422.

 


Nature Prowlers

Ages:  3-5

Pre-school campers will develop an awareness, appreciation, and concern for our environment and the creatures in it. They will explore the habits and habitats of animals living in our woods, ponds, and meadows. Most importantly, they’ll have fun using their imaginations, and just being kids in a low-stress, outdoor environment. Campers learn about natural science through stories, hikes, games, crafts, and a host of other fun-filled activities. Here, campers renew old friendships and make new pals.

SEP 9-OCT 28
FRI 9:30-10:30 AM
Norton Outdoor Center
295 West Main Street, Norton

Y Members:  $50/Monthly
Non-Members:  $75/Monthly

Register Online

For questions, or additional information, contact Jen Maltese, Norton Outdoor Center Executive Director at jmaltese@attleboroymca.org or call (508) 222-7422.

 


Child Watch at the Y!

Did you know the Attleboro Norton YMCA Downtown Branch offers a free benefit to Attleboro Norton Y (Family and Single-Parent Family) Members?

Download our 2022 Child Watch Fall Programs Flyer

Our Child Watch program provides a safe and supportive environment for children, ages 2 months to 12 years old, to build healthy, trusting relationships with other children and adults. Meanwhile, parent family members are able to reset, recharge, and connect with all the Y has to offer! Whether it’s your first time dropping off, or your 30th, we are here to support you and to help your child transition int our Child Watch room — a large, bright open play space conveniently located on our second floor (with elevator access). We want everyone to be successful!

Here are a few helpful hints:

  • Please check in each member (you and your child) every time you visit the Y
  • Children can bring a snack and drink (please refreain from peanuts, green beans and tree nuts)
  • No toys from home — we have plenty in our Child Watch room
  • If your child is feeling unwell or is unable to go to school due to illness, please keep them home.
  • Child Watch is only free to Family or Single-Parent Family members of the Attleboro Norton YMCA.
  • Non-Members, youth members, and members of other YMCAs may attend with a $5 fee.

Child Watch Schedule

MON   8:30-11:30 am / 4:30-8:00 pm
TUE     8:30-11:30 am / 4:30-8:00 pm
WED   8:30-11:30 am / 4:00-8:00 pm
THU    8:30-11:30 am  / 4:30-8:00 pm
FRI      8:30-11:30 am / 4:30-7:00 pm
SAT     8:00 a.m.-11:00 am

Costs:

  • Free, Attleboro Norton YMCA (Family or Single-Parent Family) Members
  • $5 Per Child, Reciprocal and Non-Members

Child Watch Fall Programs:

  • Sneaky Sleepover
  • The Quilted Heart
  • Holiday Drop, Shop & To-Do
  • Wrap & Chat
  • Camp Holiday:  Child Watch Mini Camp