ATHENS YMCA
915 Hawthorne Avenue
Athens, GA 30606

Winter

Registration begins October 3rd using your online account! 

Click here for information on how to register online

November 7, 2022 - February 16, 2023

Programs offered during Winter 2022:

Please note: Athens YMCA programs operate on a quarter system - Fall, Winter and Spring. Programs are held two days each week - either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. Program times are also noted. Please see descriptions below for more details on programs and offerings. 

Monday / Wednesday Programs
Tuesday / Thursday Programs
   

3:30 pm - 5 pm

3:30 pm - 5 pm

Kindergarten Basketball 3rd & 4th Grade Basketball
1st & 2nd Grade Basketball Swim (ages 6-12)
Swim (ages 6-12) Cheerleading & Dance (K-2nd Grade)
Cheerleading (3rd-5th Grade)) Y-Quest (ages 5-13)
Y-Quest (ages 5-13) Y Kids Choir (ages 6-11)
Ballet & Tap (ages 5 & 6)  
   

5 pm - 6:30 pm

4:30 pm - 6 pm

7th-9th Grade Basketball Teen Fitness & Gardening (ages 12-14)
   
5 pm - 7 pm (Monday ONLY)* 5 pm - 6 pm
U15 Futsal (7th-9th Grade)* U10 Futsal (2nd-4th Grade)
   
  5 pm - 6:30 pm
  5th & 6th Grade Basketball

*U15 Futsal meets one day per week on Monday. There is no Wednesday practice for this program. 

BALLET & TAP 

We are so excited to bring Ballet & Tap to the Athens YMCA! Ballet & Tap will be offered Winter Quarter. This program is designed to introduce children to ballet and tap while developing flexibility and coordination. Dancers will learn age appropriate movements and techniques. A recital will be held at the end of the quarter for dancers to show off their hard work! Ages 5 & 6. All skill levels welcome. 

Cost: $115 for members / $160 for non-members

BASKETBALL

Basketball is offered during Winter Quarter. Our basketball program is designed to introduce beginners, and further experienced players while building self-esteem and incorporating sportsmanship, working as a team, and healthy living. Basketball is offered to ages 5 through 15. All skill levels welcome.

Cost: $115 for members / $160 for non-members

CHOIR 

We are so excited to bring a Kids Youth Choir to the Athens YMCA! Children will be introduced to basic elements of choir and music including pitch, range and rhythm. Ages 6-11. All skill levels welcome. 

Cost: $115 for members / $160 for non-members

CHEERLEADING

Basektabll Cheerleading is offered during Winter Quarter. This program is designed to introduce youth to the fundamentals of cheerleading. Participants will learn sideline cheers and a halftime routine to perform throughout the season. All skill levels welcome. 

Cost: $115 for members / $160 for non-members

FUTSAL (INDOOR SOCCER)

Futsal, a version of indoor soccer, is offered during Winter Quarter. Our futsal program is designed to introduce beginners and further experienced players to an alternative style of soccer. The sport is fast-paced and incorporates a more individualistic style of play. The program is intended to build self-esteem, sportsmanship, working as a team and healthy living. Futsal is offered to ages 8 through 15. All skill levels welcome.

Cost: $115 for members / $160 for non-members

SWIM LESSONS

Swimming is offered during Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters. A step by step progression of swimming and water safety skills that enable a child to swim safely, enjoy the water and use swimming as a lifetime fitness sport. This program has five main components: personal growth, personal safety, stroke development, water sports & games and rescue. Each skill level builds upon the preceding level, covers all the strokes, diving fundamentals and safety skills. Throughout all levels, students are taught aquatic safety, boating safety and rescue skills.  

Cost: $140 for members / $180 for non-members

TEEN FITNESS & GARDENING 

Teen fitness is offered during Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters. This program is designed to teach teens appropriate ways to exercise and healthy eating habits. The program will consist of swim classes, spin classes, bootcamp classes and more. All participants need tennis shoes and athletic clothing. Teens will also learn how to care for our YMCA garden. They will plant seeds, pull weeds, spread soil, water plants and learn to cook with produce and herbs. Ages 12 to 15. All skill levels welcome. 

Cost: $115 for members / $160 for non-members

TRANSPORTATION 

The Athens YMCA bus transportation system has been a service provided to several communities for many years. We are honored to serve students in the Clarke County, Jackson County and Oconee County school districts. We also provide bus service to some of the private schools in the Athens area. It is our goal to always remain a strong support system for children and their families. Please email Youth & Family Programs Director Gina Jackson for more details regarding specific schools that have bus transportation.  

Cost: 

  • 1 day: $40
  • 2 days: $60
  • 3 days: $80
  • 4 days: $100

Dynamic Days / Holiday Camp Days offered during Winter 2022-2023:

During certain school breaks, the Athens YMCA offers mini camps called Dynamic Days. Dynamic Days are offered for children ages 5 to 13. Dates for these are below.

Registration begins November 1st

Thanksgiving Break:

  • November 21: Turkey Day 
  • November 22: Charlie Brown Thanksgiving 

Christmas & New Years Break:

  • December 19: Grinchmas
  • December 20: Christmas Carol-oke
  • December 21: Candy Cane Olympics
  • December 22: Wacky Tacky Christmas Party
  • December 27: Pancakes and PJs
  • December 28: Snowman Games
  • December 29: Wrap Party
  • January 3: Coaches vs. Kids
  • January 4: LEGO Mania

Cost: $35 per day

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