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 Heritage

Traditional day camp held across from Wargo Nature Center in Lino Lakes. Free bussing available from Arden Hills, Columbus, Lino Lakes, Maplewood, Mounds View, Roseville, White Bear Lake and the White Bear Area YMCA.

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 651-483-2671 for more info.

Workout Child Care

Contact Member Services at 651-447-4078 for hours and information.

Kids Stuff Hours

  • Mon: 9am - 12pm & 4pm - 8pm
  • Tue: 9am - 12pm & 4pm - 8pm
  • Wed: 9am - 12pm & 4pm - 8pm
  • Thu: 9am - 12pm & 4pm - 8pm
  • Fri: 9am - 12pm
  • Sat: 8:45am - 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.