Kid & Teen Activities

Our programs for kids and teens promote wellness grounded in the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.


Kids learn teamwork and build skills through YMCA youth sports.

School Age Care

Our partnerships with local school districts offer before- and after-school care and school-release day options for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade at dozens of locations across the Twin Cities.

Summer Programs

For the summer, children in preschool through eighth grade can enjoy a variety of enrichment programs.

Day Camp Heritage

Traditional day camp held across from Wargo Nature Center in Lino Lakes. Free bussing available from Arden Hills, Columbus, Lino Lakes, Mounds View, Roseville, White Bear Lake and the White Bear Area YMCA.

Arts and culture classes

Encourage expression and creativity with our arts program for kids. These classes are only offered during select sessions throughout the year. Contact Member Services for more info on arts and culture classes.

Youth In Government

Kids in grades 7-12 can meet new people, make lasting friendships and have powerful conversations on important issues with programs like Model Assembly and Model United Nations.