YEAR ROUND YOUTH PROGRAMS/ SPORTS

TENNIS

We welcome Chris Stambaugh as our new YMCA Tennis Pro.  Chris Stambaugh is a native of Martinsburg, West Virginia and has been teaching tennis for over 30 years.  He is the current men’s and women’s tennis coach at Mary Baldwin University here in Staunton and has been in that position since 2018.  Stambaugh also is the vice president for the Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County Tennis Association (SWAT). Prior to MBU, Stambaugh coached at Chowan University (NC), Tiffin University (OH) and at his alma mater Shepherd University (WV).  As a coach, Stambaugh’s teams have won a total of 12 conference championships and made one national Sweet Sixteen appearance in 2017. As a player, Stambaugh’s team won a conference title as a member of Shepherd in 1988. Chris resides in Staunton with his wife Holly and their two daughters, Samantha and Milena.

Early Hitters
Ages 5-8

This will teach the basics of tennis.  One Hour.  Minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 participants.

April session dates:

Tuesdays, April 16 – May 7 | 5:30 – 6:30 PM
OR
Thursdays, April 18 – May 9 | 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$65 Member
$80 Non-Member

Pre-Teen Tennis
Ages 9-13

This will teach your pre-teen intermediate tennis skills. One Hour. Minimum 3, Maximum 6 participants per class.

Dates and Times:
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
April 17 – May 8

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$65 Member
$80 Non-Member

High School Tennis
Ages 14-18

This will get your high schooler prepared for high school tennis.  90 minutes. Minimum 3, Maximum 6 participants per class.

Dates and Times:
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

April 17 – May 8

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$75 Member
$90 Non-Member

HOMESCHOOL P.E.

Come join us for fun, games, and sports at the Y. Your kids will learn new skills, tackle different obstacles, and make new friends. Please wear athletic clothing and closed-toe shoes. Each week will feature a different focus (e.g.: yoga, fitness, and dance), so please come prepared to move!

Ages 9 – 12
March 11 – April 22, 2024 no class ( 4/01 )
Mondays, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Ages 5 – 8
March 13 – April 17, 2024
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Registration is open!!

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$50 Members per session
$65 Non-members per session
*10% additional discount available for families enrolling multiple children

Contact Windsor Vaughn at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

PRESCHOOL HOMESCHOOL P.E.

AGES 2 -4
April 8 – May 13, 2024
Mondays, 10:00 – 10:45 AM

Registration is open!!

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$25 Members per session
$40 Non-members per session
*10% additional discount available for families enrolling multiple children, Parents are required to participate*

Sessions are led by Instructor Kate Zdanski

Contact Windsor Vaughn at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

NOW OFFERING ZUMBINI!!
Ages 0 – 4

This special class is for little movers and shakers. Music helps facilitate learning and stimulates development. Parents must remain with the child. It’s fun for them, too!

FREE DEMO CLASSES: Thursday April 25 5:30 – 6:15 PM AND Saturday April 27 10:00 – 10:45 AM

Registration opens April 2 2024

Thursdays 5:30 – 6:15 PM May 2 – June 20 ( 8 weeks )

OR

Saturdays 10:00 – 10:45 AM May 4 – June 29 ( 8 weeks )

Registration closes April 29

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$80 Members per session
$95 Non-members per session
*10% additional discount available for families enrolling multiple children, Parents are required to participate*

YOUTH EQUIPMENT ORIENTATION
Ages 12-14

All youth ages 12-14 must complete at least four one-hour appointments with a fitness instructor in order to use the Wellness Center. Sessions emphasize safety and alignment. See Front Desk to schedule an appointment.

Fees:

4 appointments Member $25

4 appointments Non-Member $50

YOUTH BOXING
Ages 14 – 20

What do you fight for?
Join us for the Youth Boxing Program. Come prepared to run, jump, and box your way to better physical and mental health. We will learn basic boxing moves combined with cardiovascular and endurance training, building on skill as the weeks progress.

Dates and Times:
**Youth Boxing will return in the spring! Check back for updates.** 

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$45 Members
$60 Non-members

Gloves provided.

Contact Windsor Vaughn at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

 LIFT FUNDAMENTALS: The Big 4

Back Squat, Deadlift, Overhead Press, Bench Press

With Alex Williams CPT

This program is designed for beginners ages 15+. Learn proper form, alignment and technique in order to get the results you are looking for and prevent injury. Each week you will learn a new lift. A basic knowledge of equipment in the wellness center is a plus but not required. We will need a minimum of 4 participants to run this program with a maximum of 6 to ensure success.

Dates and Times:

Sundays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM

January 28, February 4, 11, 18

Registration open until Saturday January 27!  Stop at the front desk today!

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$60 Members per session
$75 Non-members per session
*10% additional discount available for families enrolling multiple children

SEASONAL YOUTH PROGRAMS/ SPORTS

YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE ( WINTER )

Ages 6 - 14

Divisions:
6 -7 y/o
2nd and 3rd Graders
4th and 5th Graders
Middle School

*The Program Director determines which league best suits your child based on their performance/experience.

Practices are held Monday - Thursday evenings 5:15 - 8:30 PM

Games are held Saturdays January 6 - February 17

Fees:
$60 Members
$75 Non-members

Registration will run September 12 - October 23, 2023

Got questions? Contact Eddie Santiago at esantiago@saymca.org

LITTLE DRIBBLERS ( FALL )

Introduction to the fundamental elements of basketball for ages 3-6.

Dates and Times:
October  - November , 2023
Wednesdays
3-4 y/o: 5:00-5:45 PM
5-6 y/o: 6:00-6:45 PM

Fees:
$45 Member
$60 Non-Member

Registration opens September

Contact Windsor Vaughn via email at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

LITTLE KICKERS ( SUMMER )

Introduction to the fundamental elements of soccer. Coached by local high school coaches and their players, Little Kickers will assist your child with developing the most basic skills used in soccer to prepare them for a more competitive league in the future. Players will receive individualized coaching based on their level of play, and grouped with other children who perform on a similar level.

Ages 3-5

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$60 Member
$75 Non-Member

Dates and Times:
August  - September , 2024
Saturdays
9-10 AM
*No practice for Labor Day weekend

Registration opens July , 2024

Contact Windsor Vaughn at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

VOLLEYBALL ( SUMMER )

Grades 4 - 7

Program info coming soon!

Dates and Times:
2024 season TBD

Fees:
Member
Non-Member

Registration

Contact Windsor Vaughn at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

MIDDLE and HIGH SCHOOL

Teen Center (6th - 9th graders) Operates during the school year

Community Youth can experience a safe and fun environment under the care of Teen Center Supervisor Eddie Santiago and his youth development staff. The renovated Teen Center is equipped with a game room, a lounge area and a homework area. Optional programs offered for teens as well. For middle school and high school students.  For more information, please contact Eddie Santiago at esantiago@saymca.org. Requires an active membership to the STAUNTON - AUGUSTA YMCA.  

The Teen Center is exempt from licensure pursuant to the Code of Virginia 22.1 - 289.030 B

Open: Monday - Friday, 4:30 - 7:30 PM

TEEN TAKEOVER (Grades 6-8)

One Saturday night a month the teens get to have the Y to themselves. Teen Takeover is where middle school students  get to be kids, have fun with their friends and make new ones in a fun and safe place. Teen Takeover features basketball games, dodgeball, music, a game area, swimming and more. Parents must pick up kids by 9:45 pm. The price includes pizza and drinks.  For more information, please contact Eddie Santiago at esantiago@saymca.org.

Fees: $5

Teen Takeover will be held monthly on Saturday nights from 7:30 - 9:45

2023 - 2024 Schedule

December 16

January 27

February 24

March 23

April 27: Bessie Weller night 5th graders only

May 11

This program is exempt from licensure pursuant to the Code of Virginia 22.1 - 289.030 B

Volunteer Corps

Youth Volunteer CorpsAges 11-18

Are you tired of your children being a permanent arm’s length away from their phones or hibernating indoors glued to their TV? Do you want them to learn how to make a difference in their community while boosting their resume for college?

Youth Volunteer Corps is a network of affiliates hosted by non-profit organizations, schools or individuals that offer youth ages 11-18 the opportunity to serve their community.

Registration forms are available at the Y front desk and at Shelburne Middle School and Staunton High School Guidance Offices.

For more information, please contact: Stephanie Mason at saymcayvc@gmail.com.