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.


Kids learn teamwork and build skills through YMCA youth sports.

Part-day Preschool

Three area Preschools prepare kids two to five years old for school with part-day readiness programs during the school year.

School Age Care

Our partnerships with local school districts offer before- and after-school care and school-release day options for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade at dozens of locations across the Twin Cities.

Summer Programs

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

Day Camp DayCroix

Traditional day camp is located on 400 acre site overlooking Lake St. Croix. Bussing available from the following cities: Bayport, Eastside Y, Lakeland, Midway Y, Stillwater, St. Paul and Woodbury.

Teen Programming

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.

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 at715-386-1616 for more info.

Workout Child Care

Contact Member Services at 715-386-1616 for hours and information.

Kids Stuff Hours

  • Mon - Thu: 9am - 1pm & 4 - 7:30pm
  • Fri: 9am - 1pm
  • Sat: 8am - 11:30am
  • Sun: Closed