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.

Full-day Child Care

Eight metro Early Childhood Learning Centers provide full-day, year-round child care options for children ages six weeks to five years.

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 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.

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 at763-535-4800 for more info.

Workout Child Care

Contact Member Services at 763-535-4800 for hours and information.

Kids Stuff Hours

  • Mon: 9am - 12pm & 5pm - 7:30pm
  • Tue: 9am - 12pm & 5pm - 7:30pm
  • Wed: 9am - 12pm & 5pm - 7:30pm
  • Thu: 9am - 12pm & 5pm - 7:30pm
  • Fri:  9am - 12pm
  • Sat: 9am - 12pm
  • Sun: Closed

Y Adventure Lab Adventure Racing

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