Kid & Teen Activities

Our programs for kids and teens promote wellness grounded in the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and equity.

Schedules

Summer Programs

For the summer, children in preschool through eighth grade can enjoy a variety of enrichment programs.

Day Camp Manitou

Traditional day camp is located on 1200 acre site on Lake Bertram and Long Lake in Monticello, MN. Free bussing available from Albertville, Big Lake, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Elk River, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth and Rogers

Homeschool P.E.

YMCA Homeschool Physical Education is designed to help K-12 homeschool students learn the importance of healthy living through sports and aquatics activities. From September through May, the program follows a comprehensive curriculum that includes instruction in six sports, gym games, fitness skills and pool activities. YMCA Homeschool P.E. is a great place to meet new friends, create long lasting relationships and learn about the importance of healthy living.

Register online

Learn more about Homeschool P.E.

Arts and humanities classes

Encourage expression in creativity with enrichment classes for kids. These classes are only offered during select times throughout the year. Contact Member Services at 763-230-2800 for more info.

Birthday parties

We have everything you need for a hassle-free birthday party at the Y. Choose from two- and three-hour options that include fun and age-appropriate activities for kids.

Parents night out

Due to capacity restrictions per COVID guidance from government and health departments, Parents Night Out events are cancelled at this time. The health and safety of youth and families is our priority. Please check back as we will continue to provide updates on this page as circumstances change.

Workout Child Care

Contact Member Services at 763-230-2800 for hours and information.

Kids Stuff Hours

  • Mon - Fri:  8am - 12pm & 4pm - 7:45pm
  • Sat: 8am - 12pm
  • Sun: 9am - 1pm

Teen Leadership

Special programming for teens in middle and high school is designed to help young people be healthy and active, build leadership skills and prepare for the future.

Y Adventure Lab Adventure Racing

Unique seasonal fitness challenges, motivation programs and adventure races that keep kids physically active all year long.