Ages: 5 years and younger
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Spring Session (CYCLE 3)

Classes run April 24 to June 18, 2017

Summer Session (CYCLE 4)

Member Registration: June 12-July 8, 2017
Non-Member Registration: June 15-July 8, 2017
Classes run July 9 to September 2, 2017

Fall Session I (CYCLE 5)

Member Registration: August 28-September 2, 2017
Non-Member Registration: August 31-September 2, 2017
Classes run September 3 to October 28, 2017


Please visit our Child Care page for complete details or call the Child Care Office at 724-287-0045.




Please contact Ryan Good, Aquatics Director, with Aquatic Programming questions at 724.287.4733 x138.




Aquatic safety at our pools is our first priority. All children ages 12 years and younger must participate in a swimming skills assessment and will be provided a colored wristband based on their swimming ability. Once tested, each time a child comes into the Y for open swim they will need to acquire their color appropriate wristband from the Membership Desk when checking in. Complete details are available on our Test.Mark.Protect page.

Please contact Ryan Good, Aquatics Director, with any questions.



Parent Letter with Swim Lesson Information

ONE Aquatic class per person, per cycle.  Swim lessons run for 7 weeks and report cards will be distributed during week 6.  If you want to sign up after the first day of class, you must obtain written permission from the Aquatics Director prior to registering for class.  NO exceptions.  Summer sessions vary.


Private Swim Lessons
Private swim lessons for youth to adults who are interested in learning to swim or water safety.  We have instructors who can accommodate those with learning disabilities or physical impairments.  Lessons are available by appointment only.

For more information about this program, contact Ryan Good, Aquatics Director.

Fee: $17.50|Member      $20|Non-Member for 30 minutes OR
$115|Member         $125|Non-Member for seven 30-minute lessons

STAGE A: WATER DISCOVERY  (formerly Parent/Child)
Ages 6 months – 3 years. Introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment! Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

Monday: 5:00-5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00-9:30am
Wednesday: 5:00-5:30pm

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Ages 6 months – 3 years. Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Tuesday: 9:35-10:05am
Thursday: 9:00-9:30am
Saturday: 9:00-9:30am

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Ages 3-5 years. Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance.

Monday: 5:35-6:05pm  |  6:10-6:40pm
Tuesday:  10:10-10:40am | 5:35-6:05pm
Wednesday: 5:35-6:05pm
Thursday: 9:35-10:05am | 5:00-5:30pm
Saturday: 9:35-10:05am | 11:20-11:50am

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STAGE 2: WATER  MOVEMENT  (formerly Eel)
Ages 3-5 years. Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.

Monday: 6:10-6:40pm  |  6:45-7:15pm
Tuesday: 10:45-11:15am  |  6:10-6:40pm
Wednesday: 6:10-6:40pm
Thursday: 10:10-10:40am | 5:35-6:05pm
Saturday: 10:10-10:40am | 10:45-11:15am

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STAGE 3: WATER  STAMINA  (formerly Ray)
Ages 3-5 years.  Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.

Monday: 5:35-6:05pm  |  6:45-7:15pm
Tuesday: 11:20-11:50am  |  6:45-7:15pm
Wednesday: 6:45-7:15pm
Thursday: 10:45-11:15am  |  6:10-6:40pm
Saturday: 10:10-10:40am | 10:45-11:15am

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STAGE 4: STROKE INTRODUCTION  (formerly Starfish)
Ages 3-5 years. Introduces basic stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and reinforces water safety through treading water and elementary backstroke.

Tuesday: 5:00-5:30pm
Thursday: 11:20-11:50am  |  6:45-7:15pm
Saturday: 9:35-10:05am  |  11:20-11:50am

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Please contact Jamie Knauff, Sport & Family Director, at with any Sports and/or Family programming related questions.

Birthday Parties

The YMCA offers a variety of theme Birthday Party Packages for members and non-members on weekends that are sure to be a hit for your special event!
Security deposit and payment required.  Call the YMCA at 724.287.4733 x112 to schedule your party today!



Wee Li’l Playsters
Ages 3-5 years old. Preschoolers will enjoy 45 minutes of a variety of activities to keep them busy this fall.  Class will include obstacle courses, balance beam, group games, nutrition, dancing and so much MORE!  7 weeks in Gym 1.

Thursday:  10:00-10:45am

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Gym Play
This 30 minute play time is for children ages 2-3 AND Parent and is an interactive time of play rather than an instructional class. Children will enjoy open space and will be encouraged to try new things and to experience the concept of sharing. May use balls of different sizes, slides and scooters! 7 weeks in Gym 1.

Friday: 10:00-10:30am

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Karate – Tiny Tigers
For youth ages 4 and 5. Youth will learn respect, confidence, concentration, cooperation, patience and self-discipline.  Registration is monthly and the Karate program is available year-round.  Participants must register prior to each new session.

Saturday:  2:30pm-3:15pm

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Preschool Tumbling
Ages 3-4. This class is designed to introduce the child into basic tumbling, rolling & jumping movements.  Children will work on their gross motor skills, hand-eye/hand-foot coordination and walking.  Child must be potty trained & able to understand directions.

Tuesday:      4:30-5:15pm
Thursday:     5:30-6:15pm

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Gymnastics: Pre-Level 1
This class is for any preschooler ages 3 or 4  who has taken Preschool Tumbling, but is not yet ready for Level 1. Child must be potty trained & able to understand directions.

Thursday: 4:30-5:15pm

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Mommy, Daddy & Me Gymnastics
Ages 2-4, with parent. Parents will take part in the class with their child(ren).  Class time will be spent learning basic tumbling, rolling & jumping movements!

Tuesday:   6:15-7:00pm

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Who:  Preschoolers ages 3-5
Time: Friday evenings 5:30pm to 6:15pm
Session:  April 28 to June 16, 2017
Fee per clinic:  $30|Member   $60|Non-Member
Preschoolers will learn basic ballet dance steps.  7 weeks.

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Youth Baseball League
Who:  Youth ages 3 and 4 for T-ball
Dates:  Wednesday evenings May 3 – July 12, 2017 (no games July 5)  (10 weeks)
Location:  Alameda Park
Coaches meeting:  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00pm
Fee:     $55|Member    $70|Non-Member

Baseball Clinic
Date:  Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time:  2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location:  Butler YMCA
Fee:  $10 for Y Baseball League participants only

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Li’l Champs Hockey
Who:  Children ages 3 and 4
Date:  April 22 to May 20, 2017 (5 weeks)
Fee:  $25|Member   $50|Non-Member

Saturday:   1:45pm to 2:30pm

Daddy & Me Soccer
Who:  Preschoolers ages 2-4 AND DADDY
Date:  April 22 to May 20, 2017 (5 weeks)
Fee:  $20|Member   $40|Non-Member

Saturday:   12:00pm to 12:30pm


Li’l Champs Basketball (Sept-Oct)
Li’l Champs Football (Nov-Dec)
Li’l Champs Cheer (Jan-Feb)
Li’l Champs Soccer (Jan-Feb)
Li’l Champs Track & Field (Mar-April)


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