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.

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.

Family Gym Time

Family Gym Time is a drop-in time for families with children of all ages to play together in the gym. We'll bring out bikes, scooters, balls, gym mats, and other
play equipment each week to ensure lots of fun. Parent/guardian supervision is required for all participating children.

Family Gym Time will return in the fall 2023. We look forward to seeing you!

Members: Free | Non-Members: $5 per child

Adults and children under 1 are free.

Safe Sitter Classes

Safe Sitter®, an up-to-date and well-rounded youth development program with a medical basis, teaches youth between the ages of 11 and 14 everything they need to know to keep themselves and the children in their care safe. The nationally-recognized, pediatrician-developed program includes child care techniques, basic first aid, rescue techniques (like choking infant and child rescue), babysitting as a business, and online and cellphone safety.

Where: Hudson YMCA
Fee: $66 for members, $78 for non-members for Safe Sitter® (1-day with CPR) includes The Official Safe Sitter® Babysitter’s Handbook

For information on future class dates and times or to register please contact Tina Bottolfson at 651-259-9645.

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