YOUTH FITNESS

Cardio Games (Ages 8-12)

Come add fun and movement to your day with 30 minutes of instructor lead intervals and games followed by core, body weight strength training and stretching. This class is a great way to stay active and make new friends! 

Arapahoe Y

Mondays, Jan 13-Feb 10, 4:00-5:00pm

Mondays, Feb 24-March 16, 4:00-5:00pm

  • Member: Free
  • Non-member: $60

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Lil Dancers (Ages 3-5)

Children who love to twirl, twist, shimmy and shake their groove things are invited to join the Y’s Lil Dancers classes. An introduction to ballet, this class is designed to give your little one a life-long love of movement. Children use their imaginations and their bodies to express themselves through movement games, songs and dance.

Arapahoe Y

Fridays, Jan 24-Feb 21, 4:30-5:15pm

  • Member: $40
  • Non-member: $50

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Youth Circuit Training (Ages 11-12)

A class to help youth learn proper circuit training techniques to ensure optimal safety and strength development. All 13 pieces of circuit equipment will be covered. Participants will learn how to use an exercise log while training together. Each class will start with an extensive warm-up and will then move onto movement prep and lifting exercises; we will finish with core and flexibility work. Class meets in Group Exercise room for warm-up, body weight and dumbbell exercises before heading to the circuit equipment.

Arapahoe Y

Wednesdays, Jan 15-Feb 5, 4:45-5:45pm

Wednesdays, Feb 11-March 3, 4:45-5:45pm

  • Member: Free
  • Non-member: $60

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Youth Strength Free Weights (Ages 12-14)

In this course, youth learn proper techniques for training with free-weights. With the right technique, you will safely develop optimal strength in no time. This course covers traditional exercises like squatting, pressing, rowing, lunging and rotations. Participants will learn the building blocks and progressions found in an effective program while working hard together. Each class will start with an extensive warm-up and will then move onto movement prep and lifting exercises and will finish with core and flexibility work. 

Arapahoe Y

Tuesdays, Jan 14-Feb 4, 4:45-5:45pm

Tuesdays, Feb 11-March 3, 4:45-5:45pm

  • Member: Free
  • Non-member: $60

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Youth Triathlon

The competition is about to get hot! The YMCA of Northern Colorado’s Fighting Jalapenos Youth Triathlon Squad is a new program designed for young athletes who are ready to learn, to work hard and compete in the sport of triathlon. 

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Youth Smart Start

In order to make sure your child has a safe, healthy experience at the Y, we offer special orientations to teach young members the basics of proper, effective and safe use of cardio and strength equipment. Ages 8-14.

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La Familia Boxing (Ages 8-16)

Hosted at the Longmont Y, La Familia Boxing teaches kids and teens commitment, dedication, discipline, honor and respect through the sport of boxing. Both boys and girls are welcome to join this program at the Longmont Y to discover a hard-hitting sport that can change lives. Hand wraps are needed to participate.

Monday-Friday, 5:30-7:30pm, Longmont Y

Participation is free, but registration is required. Please contact Randy Lopez at 303-591-6311 for more information and to register.

Shotokan: Traditional Japanese Karate

Increase physical fitness, coordination, confidence, discipline, concentration and knowledge of self-defense skills. Bruce Green, chief instructor and 8th-degree black belt, is assisted by John Burdick, 5th degree black belt, as well as CJ Herman and Maelo Maldonado, both 4th degree black belts. Bruce Green has been training in karate for 48 years and is a certified instructor, examiner, and judge. The style of karate taught is Shotokan, a traditional form of Japanese karate. Master Yutaka Yaguchi is our regional chief instructor.

Mapleton Y, Group Exercise Studio 

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (Friday classes optional and informal)
6:30-7:30pm

Age: 8-17

  • Member: $40 per month
  • Non-member: $70 per month

Age: 18+

  • Member: $50 per month
  • Non-member: $80 per month

Each Additional Family Member (Ages 18+)

  • Member: $45 per month
  • Non-member: $75 per month

For more info, contact Bruce Green at bruceshotokan@gmail.com or call 303-442-3289.

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Private Basketball Coaching

Grow your game with one-on-one basketball coaching. Your child can take his or her game to the next level with a highly experienced Y Certified Coach. Trainings are offered year-round.

1 60-Minute Session

  • Member: $40
  • Non-member: $60

4 60-Minute Sessions

  • Member: $150
  • Non-member: $225

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