Ages: 13-17 years old
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Winter Session II (CYCLE 2)

Classes run February 25 to April 20, 2019

Spring Session (CYCLE 3)

Member Registration: April 13-20, 2019
Non-Member Registration: April 17-20, 2019
Classes run April 22 to June 15, 2019


Please contact the Aquatics Director, Nicole Parrish, with Aquatic Programming questions at 724.287.4733 x138.


Butler YMCA Barracuda Swim Team


The Butler YMCA, in conjunction with Scott’s Scuba Service, is teaming up to conduct a Scuba Diving Certification Course here at the YMCA.  The course is divided into three learning aspects; learning the theory of diving in the classroom and skill development in the pool at the YMCA.  The final aspect takes place at Scott’s Scuba private diving lake in the Slippery Rock area.  This is where you will make the transition from what you learned at the YMCA into a local diving environment.  The program is 100% all inclusive in the pricing with absolutely nothing to purchase.  The course is open for ages 10 years and older.  All registration and questions should be directed to Scott’s Scuba Service in Freeport, PA.

For ages 10 and older.  A parent must take the class with any child ages 10 or 11.

Next class: Spring 2020



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.


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 the Aquatics Director.

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

Ages 8-15. For youth who are not interested in swim team, but want to swim for exercise. Small workouts to improve technique. 7 weeks in Pool 1.

T       6:15-7:00pm

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Please contact Nick Yannotty with any Sports programming related questions.



NEW!  SMART Start for Youth

SMART Start for Youth is for members ages 11-15. Youth will receive (1) one FREE 45-minute session with a Wellness Center staff member. This session will teach proper use of the equipment and what specific areas of the Wellness Center are permitted for youth ages 11-13 and for youth ages 14-15. At the end of the session, there will be a 10 question quiz to ensure the youth understands safety precautions and etiquette in the Wellness Center as well as what equipment they are allowed to use. The SMART Start for Youth program will not expire, but is strongly recommended within the first 30 days of joining, especially if access to the Wellness Center is desired.

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Youth Wellness Center Policy

Youth members 11-15 years of age are permitted to use the Wellness Center with a Wellness Center Youth Certification or with a parent or Personal Trainer.

Youth members 11-15 of age who have completed a Wellness Center Youth Certification, must wear their Youth ID badge to designate the age appropriate area of usage as follows:

* Youth 11-13 years of age may use the track, bikes and weight machines.

* Youth 14-15 years of age may use all cardiovascular equipment and weight    machines.

Youth members 11-15 years of age who are supervised by a parent or Personal Trainer (must be within arms length) can use all Wellness Center equipment.



Level 2 AGES 8+
Pre-requisite skills
for gymnast to register for Level 2:  cartwheel, arch up from the floor and hold 10 seconds, tripod.

Thursday: 7:10-7:55pm

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Level 3
Pre-requisite skills
for gymnast to register for Level 3:  round-offs, handstand, arch back on the cheese mat and kick-over on the cheese mat unassisted.

Thursday: 5:50-6:35pm

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Level 4
Pre-requisite skills
for gymnast to register for Level 4:  arch back and stand up, arch back and kick-over, handstand forward roll and front limber.

Thursday: 6:40-7:40pm

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Teen Volleyball League

Teen Volleyball League Schedule 2019-Revised

Teen Spring Basketball League

Teen Spring Basketball League 2019

Youth Karate
Ages 13 & up. Tang Soo Do is a traditional Korean martial art that focuses on the whole person along with self-defense skills. Instruction is on an individual level and each student trains within his/her ability to meet the curriculum requirements to achieve rank.

Students are trained with safety in mind. Students are taught how to avoid dangerous situations, how to avoid bullies and gain confidence to stand up for themselves. Character qualities are also taught, such as discipline, self-control, integrity, respect and leadership.

Classes are offered on a monthly basis and run year-round. Registration is open from the 15th to the last day of every month. Participants must register prior to each new session or a $10 late fee will apply.

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Unicycle Club
Who:  Anyone 12 years or older
When:  Saturdays 4:30pm-6:30pm in Gym 1
Equipment:  Helmets are mandatory
Some unicycles available to use. If bringing your own unicycle, it must have plastic pedals.  Registration is required for all participants.

 Youth and Government

Student in grades 7th-12th.  View our Youth and Government page for details!


Turkey Trot (Nov)


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 Health educationCERTIFICATIONS




Lifeguard Certification Courses
Must be at least 15 years old prior to course end date. This course is for those who wish to become a certified lifeguard. See registration form for detailed information and skills needed to participate.  Attendance at all classes is mandatory. Pre-swim tests will be conducted by appointment. You must pass the pre-swim test in order to register for the class. Become lifeguard certified and employed by the Butler YMCA for 6 months and the Y will reimburse up to $100 of the training cost.

Tuesday-Thursday  April 9-11, 2019                    3:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday  May 21-23, 2019                   3:00pm-9:00pm

Fee:  $200|Member    $225|Non-Member

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Community CPR & First Aid
Saturday, May 18, 2018                                      9:00am-1:00pm

Fee:  $95|Member    $125|Non-Member

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