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 Photo_20100609_YMCA_27_0019_HRwill enjoy dinner, swimming, gym games, and more!

  • Ages 4-14, 1st and 3rd Friday of every month from 5:30-10:00 pm.
  • $10/members & $20/community ($5 fee added for same day registration)
  • Summer Parents Night Out: June 8, July 13, and August 10

Party at the Y

We can host your next birthday party or bridal shower! We have a variety of rooms and activities to choose from.

Birthday Party Themes:

  • Aqua Adventure, Rockwall Bonanza, Nerf Wars, Obstacle of Course, & Sports Mania

Tae Kwon Do

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  • Offered ages 8-13, Monday, Wednesday, Fridays 4-5:00
  • Monthly Rate: $28/members & $38/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.

  • 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

5k Run: May 19 @ 9:00 am, 2018

Spring Session: March 5th-May 19th, 2018


Youth Making our City Amazing

Shop Rat Foundation & the YMCA

Students will be at the YMCA 5 days per week to participate in career readiness activities . Tuesdays and Thursdays participants will be led by Shop Rat teachers for opportunities to explore facets of the manufacturing industry and skilled trade careers through hands-on engagement.  On Mondays & Wednesdays participants will be involved in active and engaging activities such as CPR and babysitting training. Students will end the week on Friday with a community involved activity or field trip to help improve our city.

  • 4 week sessions 2:45-6:00, Monday-Friday
  • May 7-June 1
  • Cost:  $25

Open Rockwall

This is your opportunity to climb the wall at your pace.

  • Tues/Thurs 6:15-8:00
  • Members: FREE,   Community: $5


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 Chelsey, chelsey@jacksonymca.org

Youth Programs August 15, 2014

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127 West Wesley
Jackson, MI 49201

2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson MI, 49203
CONTACT US:  +1(517)784-9622

Building Hours


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