This class uses traditional martial arts etiquette while developing strength, balance, flexibility, and self-defense skills in a fun, supportive environment that emphasizes character development, self confidence and self-discipline. Continue reading
Gymnastics teaches team building skills in a positive learning environment, giving each athlete a sense of belonging, strengthening their social and communication skills. Our July programming is now open for registrations! Continue reading
Prepare for the Y’s Sprint Triathlon’s Corporate Challenge by entering into this training program! Teams consisting of three co-workers (a swimmer, biker and runner) from the same local organization will train in this 6-week program through separate groups for each discipline. Register by July 18. Continue reading
Registrations are now open for the Pre-Course Swim Test to the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class with Waterfront Module. Participants will learn lifeguarding skills with the waterfront module, how to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, how to use an AED, and necessary first-aid skills. Continue reading
Register now for the 4th Annual Kids Triathlon, sponsored by Berkshire Bank, on Friday, Aug. 23. Boys and girls ages 7-14 years old will participate in this spirited competition alongside the picturesque Onota Lake at Burbank Park. Continue reading
Our camps develop the necessary building blocks for youth development by providing a safe, creative learning environment for young people to feel empowered, build self-esteem, explore personal interests, develop interpersonal skills and make lasting friendships and memories. Continue reading
Registrations are now open for the Pittsfield Family YMCA’s Polar Bears Swim Team. Through spirited competition, participants will learn how to reach their potential in this water sport for children ages 6-18 years old. Practices and competitions focus on skills development, teamwork and confidence building. Continue reading
Registrations are now open for the 11th annual Pittsfield Family YMCA Sprint Triathlon, sponsored by Berkshire Bank! This swim, bike and run race is for the novice or elite tri-athlete – we’ll even help you find a team on which to compete. This fundraiser benefits the Y’s Annual Support Campaign which provides financial scholarships for memberships, childcare, summer camps, sports and more. Continue reading
Registrations are now open for a NEW 4-week session of Ballet I & II! Ballet for 5-12 year olds will focus on less traditional barre work and more independent movement. Balance, hopping, skipping, jumping, basic locomotor movements, basic foot and arm positions as well as ballet etiquette. Students will learn ballet terminology, names of composers and the stories from famous ballets.
Registrations are open for our next round of swim lessons for all boys and girls, 6 months to 12 years old, from May 14-June 29. Our swim lessons help your child grow comfortable in the water, learn water safety skills, and gain strength and coordination in a positive learning environment. Continue reading
Registrations are open for our licensed before- and after-school care program which provides a fun, safe, active program for students. During the school year, the program runs from 6:30-8:30 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. at the Y, 292 North Street, and 7-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. at local schools: Allendale, Crosby, Egremont, Richmond Consolidated (after-school care only), and Williams. Continue reading
Looking for childcare for your little ones? The Y’s accredited childcare program has openings. Hours: 6:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, year round. Snack is provided in the morning and afternoon. Full-time and half-time slots are available, with a two-day minimum requirement. Read more here.
Registrations are open for our after-school program at Reid and Herberg Middle Schools. The program runs from Sept. 10, 2012 through June 14, 2013. Children participate in a fun, healthy, safe, active environment Monday-Friday from 2:30-5:30 p.m. on full school days. Care includes sports and activities, homework assistance and a healthy snack. Read more here. Continue reading