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For Healthy Living
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The YMCA Branch Name strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.




Youth Development

Rome Branch:

Contact Dan Fowler, Youth Development Team Leader, with any questions about Youth Programming at the Rome Branch at (315) 336-3500 x 232 or 



  YMCA Promotion


Gymnastics - (Grades K-8) 

Our seasonal gymnastics program is once again starting! This session, we are creating an opportunity for the older group to develop their gymnastic skills. The program will have all the same equipment as the RFA varsity gymnastics program uses. Our certified Gymnastics instructor, Shannon Rounds, will focus on skills with the beam, un-even bars, vault and tumbling! All levels and experienced gymnasts are encouraged to come try out our program!

LOCATION: Rome Stadium Support Gymnasium, 500 Turin Street, Rome 

WHEN: September 20th - October 27th, 6 weeks

DAYS: Tuesdays and Thursdays

TIME:  K-4th - 6:00pm - 6:45pm

           5th-8th - 7:00pm - 8:00 pm

COST:  $50 Members  $100 Non-Members

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Teen Strength Training 101 Ages (14-18) download 64

This is a basic level class for teenagers who are looking to increase muscle strength and increase body size. Six teens Max! Boys and Girls!

WHEN: September 19th - November 25th

DAYS: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

TIME:   4:30pm - 5:30pm

COST:  $80 Members  $125 Non-Members

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Parent Child Awareness Gym Classes (Ages 2-4)

This class provides an opportunity for children and their parent/caregiver to gather weekly for structured, age appropriate classes. Each class can incorporate music, rhymes and songs. Physical activities are used to stimulate the child's awareness, encourage motor skill development, increase socialization skills and overall increase the child's developmental abilities in fun safe environment. This is an interactive class for both child and parent/caregiver. Certified teacher and mom, Jillian Olney, wll be instructor. 

DAYS: Wednesdays 10:30am - 11:00am 

WHEN: Begins October 5th - Ends November 9th

COST:  $15 Members  $30 Non-Members

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Gym and Swim (Ages 5-16)

Gym and Swim is a 7 week program designed for home schooled children to interact with their peers and stay active and fit. This program offers 45 minutes of structured swimming and 45 minutes of instructed gym time. Gym and Swim is a good way for kids to stay active, live healthy, and meet other home schooled children. 

DAYS: Tuesdays 2:00pm - 3:45pm 

COST:  $30 Members  $60 Non-Members

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Picture1Boys and Girls Soccer Skills, Drills, and Scoring Goals (Ages 5-12)

This clinic will focus on dribbling, passing, and scoring goals. We provide a positive sports experience for all participants. Build self-esteem, develop sportsmanship, learn team concepts, and most importantly, have fun! Instructed by Megan Huckabone.  

WHEN: Saturdays, October 1st, 8th, 22cd, 29th

TIMES: Ages 5-8, 9:00am - 9:45am

            Ages 9-12, 9:45am - 10:30am

COST:  $20 Members  $40 Non-Members

LOCATION: Rome School for the Deaf (401 Turin Street, Rome) 

                   If raining, Rome YMCA

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Zumba® for Kids! (Ages 5 and Up)

Kids are able to come enfoy all the benefits of Zumba®. This class helps develop and promote a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun. This class is open to children five and up. Our instructors are Nancy and Pilar. 

WHEN: Tuesdays, September 27th - November 3rd 

TIME: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

COST:  $10 Members  $30 Non-Members

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Pre-Season Basketball Clinic Grades (5-12)

This clinic will focus on learning the fundamentals of the sport for the younger group and conditioning and advanced techniques to the older group. The clinic will be instructed by Bruce Hairston and staff. The number of participants will be limited so we can provide more individualized instruction. 

WHEN: Sundays, October 9th - November 6th

TIMES: Grades 3rd - 5th, 9:00am - 10:00am

            Grades 6th - 8th, 10:00am - 11:00am

            Grades 9th - 12th, 11:00am - 12:00pm

COST:  $25 Members  $50 Non-Members

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 Oneida Branch:

Contact Stephanie Neff, Multi-Team Leader with any questions about Youth Programming at the Oneida Branch at (315) 363-7788 x232 or sneff@ymcatrivalley.org.  


Click here for our Youth on the Move guide to Fall youth programming at

the Oneida Family Y.


Gym 1 & 2 Schedule

Multi-Purpose Room Schedule 

Swimming Lessons 

Teaching children water safety and the ability to swim is a primary goal of YMCA Youth Development programming. Lessons are divided by age and swimming ability and begin with parent/child classes and progress to independent advanced classes. Class days and times vary by your child's age and ability.

WHEN: September 5th - October 22nd 

COST:   Preschool (6 month - 5 years)        Youth (6 years - 14 years)

            Family membership     $20               $25

            Youth membership       $45              $60

            Non-Member                 $75              $105


Gym and Swim (Ages 5 years - 16 years) 

Gym and Swim is designed for home school children to prpmpte interaction with their peers and to stay active. This program offers 45 minut

es of swimming with instruction and 45 minutes of instructed gym time. Gym and Swim is a good way for kids to stay active, live healthy and 

meet other home schooled children. Please note, there is a $20 late registration fee for this program. 

WHEN: November 1st - December 15th

DAYS: Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm

COST:  $40 Members  $55 Non-Members


Little Steps: Music & Movement (Birth-4 Years)





We strive to develop the whole child and to provide and environment for toddlers to learn, gain self-confidence, make new friends and respect others.  This is a great start for parents who are looking for that "first step" to structure for their toddler.  This session of Little Steps will feature music & movement through singing, instrument play, listening and dancing.  Parents are asked to attend with their child.  Register by October 30th!

WHEN: November 1st - December 13th 

DAYS:  Tuesdays 9:15am - 10:00am

COST:  $20 Members  $40 Non-Members


Y Achievers Academic Tutoring

  Join us for a small group tutoring program that will expand your child's skill levels in both Math and ELA as well as provide a fun, hands-on approach to learning.  Instruction is based on the NYS Common Core academic standards and is designed to assist with homework difficulty and advance your child's understanding of troublesome subject areas.  Lead by a NYS Certified Educator.  Register by October 30th!

WHEN: November 3rd - December 15th  

DAYS:  Thursdays 3:30PM - 4:30PM

COST:  $45 Members  $60 Non-Members


Math Made Delicious

 Help your child understand math skills through the art of cooking!  Weeks will alternate between hands-on cooking classes and math lessons that reinforce concepts your child is learning in school.  Skills include counting, fractions, measurement and sequencing.  Taught by a NYS Certified Educator.  Register by October 30th!

WHEN: November 3rd - December 15th 

DAYS:  Thursdays 5:00PM - 6:00PM

COST:  $45 Members  $60 Non-Members


Hip Hop Dance (Grades K-6 and 7-12)

This 7 week group dance class will have kids learning cool moves while they get exercise!  This class is a new addition to our youth offerings and we are excited to see kids learn new dance styles and make new friends.  Register by October 30th!

WHEN: November 4th - December 16th  

DAYS:  Fridays   Grades K-6    6:30pm - 7:30pm

                           Grades 7-12  7:30 - 8:30pm

COST:  $30 Members  $60 Non-Members


Youth & Teen Nights Begins Saturday, September 10th

Our Y's goal is to promote safe and engaging activities to youth in a postive environment. To accomlish this goal, our Y is open exclusively to youth and teens on Saturday nights. Our staff is dedicated to giving youth a great evening of fun and entertainment. We will offer many engaging activities each week that will encourage building new friendships.

DAYS: Every Saturday

Youth- Grades K-5     5:30pm - 7:30pm

Teens- Grades 6-12   8:00pm - 9:30pm

COST:  $4 Members  $6 Non-Members


Bounce, Gym & Splash Parties!

A pool, bounce house or gym party will make quite the splash for your child's birthday, a family reunion or any celebration!


Party Package Options:

Splash Party

Members $150     Non-Members $240

Exclusive access to the pool, lifeguard supervision, water toys and a room for cake and presents!

     Saturdays   2:15-4:30pm

     Sundays     1:30-3:30pm  and  2:30-4:30pm


Bounce Party

Members  $120     Non-Members  $160

Exclusive access to the BRAND NEW Multi-Purpose Room, inflatable bounce houses, scooters, mini golfa and tables for cake and presents!

     Fridays     6:00-8:00pm

     Saturdays 2:00-4:00pm

     Sundays  11:00-1:00pm  and  2:00-4:00pm


Gym Party

Members  $90     Non-Members  $130

Exclusive acess to half the gynmasium for basketball or open play and access to the party room for cake and presents!

     Saturdays   2:15-4:30pm

     Sundays     1:30-3:30pm  and  2:30-4:30pm

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New Hartford Area:


Children’s Film Making

Children's Film Program & Acting

This exciting and educational hands-on film making course introduces your child to all the major tasks involved in getting a film produced. The Program will include 28 weeks of on-camera acting, screen writing and producing. Students will collaborate on out their own professional screen play that will allow each "crew" member to experience their contribution in varying production roles. At the end of their film making journey they will experience a "Red Carpet" moment by having their very own film premier with family and friends to enjoy.

After twenty two years working in Hollywood, as both an Actress and Production Manager at three major studios, Instructor Chase Clifford has returned to the area to teach this fully professional project.

For more information please call our New Hartford Office @ 315-797-4787




Skills, drills, scrimmages and games. This program is designed to

teach basic basketball skills, rules and sportsmanship. Combining

these will provide a friendly  but competitive atmosphere.


The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.