With so many demands on today's families and the increased focus on healthy childhood development, families need all the support they can get. The Y is here to give a boost to our youth in the Greater Louisville area with many programs ranging from sports and camps to leadership development.
For Youth Development
Nurturing the Potential of Every Child
Child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-esteem through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
At the YMCA, we give parents the peace of mind to know that their child is enjoying fun-filled activities in a safe, supervised environment while they...
Youth and Teens
We help kids set and achieve personal and educational goals. Through our leadership and academic enrichment programs, such as mentoring and college preparation, the Y sees to it that every kid has the opportunity to pursue a positive future and take an active role in strengthening their community.
The Y is the starting point for many kids and teens to learn about the importance of being active while developing lifelong healthy habits. Kids gain confidence with the encouragement of our staff, coaches and volunteers, whether they're jumping in a pool for the first time or scoring a goal in soccer. At the Y, kids and teens build positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship, teamwork and confidence.
The Youth Engagement in Sports (YES) Initiative is an opportunity for middle school youth living in geographic areas where access to physical fitness...
Overnight, day or specialty camps at the Y share one thing in common: they're about discovery. Kids get the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities and make lifelong friends and memories.