Activities & Resources
Northeast Family YMCA050in Philadelphia, PA 19154
about Northeast Family YMCA:
The aquatics program offers swimming lessons for children ages three to 12. Splash! Water Safety classes include instruction in both a classroom and in the water. Participants learn about water safety, boating, and basic swimming skills. Morning, afternoon, and evening sessions of Splash! Water Safety are available; call 215.632.0100 for details and registration.
Youth sports programs include indoor and outdoor soccer, basketball, baseball, street hockey, flag football, and baseball. Gymnastics classes are offered for children as young as 16 months and up.
Martial arts classes, for kids ages six and up, include Judo and Karate. Dance classes, from tap to ballet to jazz, are available for kids ages three and up.
Teens can participate in karate, judo, gymnastics, basketball, or dance classes.
Babysitting is available for parents using the facilities Mon-Fri 8:30am-12n; Mon-Thu 6pm-9pm; and Sat 9am-12n, at no charge for full privilege members.
The preschool program prepares children for Kindergarten by introducing them to an active educational curriculum that includes basic writing and reading skills, math concepts, arts and crafts, field trips, music, and drama. Full-day programs run from 6:30am to 6pm, and kids may join in starting at the age of 15 months.
Before and Afterschool Care, for kids in Kindergarten through sixth grade, is available beginning at 6:30am. Afterschool is open from school dismissal to 6pm. Schools served include Steven Decatur and A.L. Fitzpatrick.
Birthday Party options at the Y include Gym parties, for kids ages three to 11, with a choice of soccer, basketball, foot hockey, or gymnastics themes; pool parties with lifeguards; and themed parties, which the staff can help design. These include an hour of games and activities and are held in the childcare area.