Teen Leadership

Teen Thrive programs are accessible to all teens, and can really make a difference—gain confidence, build life skills, give back to the community, make friends and more. Contact Alyson Sauter to explore Teen Thrive programs at the Y.

Teen Centers

Teen Centers are free and open to all students in grades 5-8. Learn more about our expansion plans —and give now to help us reach our goal.

Hudson YMCA Teen Center

  • Open during the school year: Monday through Friday, 3-6pm and Saturday 12-6pm
  • Open during the summer (beginning May 29th): Monday through Saturday 12-6pm

St. Croix Central Teen Center

  • Open during the school year: Monday through Friday, 3-6pm

Skate park

Royalty Skate Park at the Hudson YMCA is open to all community members ages 6 and up. YMCA members can enjoy the park for free, and it’s just $2 a day for non-members to use (month and season passes available). Come to skateboard, bike, rollerblade or ride scooters. Waiver and helmets are required.

The fully-staffed park is open from late-April through late-October:

  • During the school year: Monday through Friday, 3-6pm and Saturday 12-6pm
  • During the summer (beginning May 29th): Monday through Saturday 12-6pm

Teen nights

All community teens are welcome to come to Teen Night at the Y—a safe and supervised environment for those in grades 5-8. Each Teen Night features a different theme and organized activities, and admission is $4. Join us from 7-9:30pm on:

  • April 6th
  • April 13th
  • April 20th
  • April 27th

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Leaders Club

Leaders Club is directed and powered by teens. It provides opportunities to develop leadership skills and abilities through service-learning activities and projects. Learn to be a leader and help make a difference in our community.

It’s free to participate—if you’re in grades 6-12, join a meeting:

Achievers

Achievers is a college-access and career-readiness program for those in middle and high school. Prepare for life after high school with guidance from mentors, field trips and goal-setting activities.

Y’s Start

This program helps middle schoolers connect with new friends and give back to our community through volunteering. Go on field trips, develop teamwork and leadership skills, plus plan and conduct service projects.

Youth in Government

Speak your mind and discuss today’s important issues in Youth in Government. All students in grades 8-12 are welcome, and financial assistance is available.

Get involved

Contact Alyson Sauter to explore Teen Thrive programs at the Y. And stay connected on our Facebook pages: