Youth Programs

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Parents Night Out

Parent’s night out is a FUN night for kids! Parents go out to eat, enjoy some time away, we’ve got your kids for the night! Kid’s will enjoy dinner, swimming, gym games, and more!

  • Ages 4-14, 1st and 3rd Friday of every month from 5:30-10:00 pm.
  • Cost: $10/members & $20/community ($5 fee added for same day registration)
  • 2018-2019 Dates: December 7 & 21, January 5 &19, February 2 & 16,March 2 & 16, April 20, May 4 & 18

Music Lessons

Jackson YMCA is partnering with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra for a youth music program. Students can choose from 2 classes either drumming or violin. All instruments will be provided (violin requires a deposit).

  • When:
    • Session 1: January 7-February 28
    • Session 2: March 4-April 25
    • Session 3: April 29-June 6
  • Where: YMCA
  • Time: TUESDAYS, Violin: 5-6:00 pm, Drumming: 6-7:00pm
  • Price: $25/month for members,   $30/month for community
  • Ages: 3rd-5th grade
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Party at the Y

We can host your next birthday party, bridal shower, or go on a school trip! We have a variety of rooms and activities to choose from such as; Pool Party, Gym Activities, Rockwall, and Zumba Dance! For more information and pricing click here or please contact Alexa at alexa@jacksonymca.org.

Tae Kwon Do

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  • Offered ages 8-13, Monday, Wednesday, Fridays 6-7:30p
  • Monthly Rate: $33/members & $43/community

Youth Aikido

Aikido is a non-competitive art based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese    Samurai. Offered to ages 5-13.

Monthly Rate: $28/members & $38/community

Session 1: Sept 4 -29, Session 2: Oct 2 -27, Session 3: Oct 30 – Dec 1 (No classes 11/20 or 11/24)

  • Offered Thursdays and Saturdays, T:6:00-6:45pm and Sat:11:00-11:45am
  • Monthly Rate: $28/members & $38/community



Girl Quest Boy Quest

A running and enrichment program for kids grades 3-7 in and around Jackson, MI. Training program for kids with a goal of completing a 5k run at the end. We focus on health and fitness and positive self-image. Want to join a team or have questions, please contact Jennie@jacksonymca.org

Spring Session begins March 18-June 1st, 2019

Quest Spring Run June 1st


Shop Rat Foundation & the Jackson YMCA

Monday-Thursday, School dismissal-5:00pm

Future Leaders program is designed for 5th-8th grade students who would like to be change agents in their community. Participates will build leadership skills, explore Jackson & the Y, and promote change they would like to see. Every voice matters and we want to hear from our teens while helping them become positive leaders.

Mondays: Team-building, Tuesdays: Try it, Wednesdays: Apply it, Thursdays: Shop Rats

Enroll per session or for all three!

  • Session 1- Becoming a Future Leader at the Y: January 7-Feb 28
  • Session 2- Explore Downtown: March 4-April 25 (no program spring break week)
  • Session 3- Make it Happen April 29-June 6
  • Cost: $25 per week

Free T-shirt, Dinner Provided, Y-Swag, & Chance to earn FREE teen summer membership!

Scholarships and Financial Assistance are available!


We have Gymnastic programs for youth of all ages. Click here for a complete list of programs that are offered. We also offer summer half day Gymnastics sports camp.

 For additional information, please contact Michelle, michelle@jacksonymca.org

Youth Programs August 15, 2014

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Jackson, MI 49201

2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson MI, 49203
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Mon-Thur :: 5am-10pm
Friday :: 5am-9pm
Saturday :: 7am-5pm
Sunday :: Closed


Mon-Thur :: 5:15am-1pm + 4:30pm-7:45pm
Friday :: 5:30am-1pm
Saturday :: 8am-11:30am
Sunday :: Closed