Youth Enrichment Programs

Youth Enrichment Programs

EARLY DISMISSAL PROGRAM

Take advantage of some fantastic NEW Darien YMCA programs while the Darien Public School are on early dismissal every Friday this school year! Let your kids continue to have a fun-tastic Friday, while you get more done with yours.

As an added convenience, your child can take the bus from school to the YMCA for a small fee.

 

EDUCATION and STEM

Our Education and STEM programs offer experiences that involve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, provide children with opportunities to innovate, problem solve, be creative, and improve critical thinking. Our programs allow children to try something new and help them to build their knowledge through hands-on learning.

Some of our offerings include chemistry classes, candy corn building, dissolving pumpkins, catching monsters and more!

Day: Monday children ages 4/5
Time: 1:00PM - 1:45PM

Day: Friday children ages 4/5
Time: 1:00PM - 1:45PM

Day: Friday Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade
Time: 2:00PM - 2:45PM

Fees:
Member: $180.00
Non-Member: $205.00

Classes begin Monday, Oct. 13th thru Friday, Nov. 20th


 

GYM AND SWIM

Our Gym & Swim program keeps kids active and engaged with 40 minutes of swimming and one hour in our gymnastics center.

Day: Fridays for 5 to 12 years old
Time: 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Fees:
Member: $320
Non-member: $400


 

BUS INFORMATION

Available for kids from any of the five elementary schools taking these classes but not already signed up for the Y’s Kids Club.

- Member: $60, Non-member: $90 (6 week session classes)

- Member: $80, Non-member: $120 (8 week session classes)

- Member: $120, Non-Member: $180 (12 week session classes)


 

ART WITH ROSIE

Come join us for an afternoon of fun crafts with Ms. Rosie. Roll up your sleeves and get ready to get creative!!

DETAILS ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Session:  October 19 - November 23 (6 week Session)
Ages: 6 - 11 year old
Day/Time: Mondays, 4:00 - 5:00
Fees: Members $120, Non-members $170


 

MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION

Beginner meditation to help clear the mind to be open for mindfulness.  This class uses personal & group settings to help create positive changes you desire.  You will learn how to relax your mind and center your thoughts.  You will gain self-confidence and motivation to help reduce anxiety through breathing techniques.

 

DETAILS ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Session: October 20 - November 17 (5 week session)
Ages: 6 - 11 year old
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Fees: Members $100, Non-members $145


 

Please contact Suzanne Richards, srichards@darien-ymca.org for further queries.