We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, children and teens learn values and positive behaviors, and can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow.

Before/After School Care and Vacation Club

Child care and early learning programs at the Y  > Click here to register

KidZone at the Y

Free service for Y Members - child care while you work out at any of our three branches. > Click here to read more

SUMMER DAY CAMP                           June 9-22--Ages 5 to 12                    6:30am-6:30pm     


Day Camp is specially designed for children, kindergarten through 6th grade (ages 5-12) and filled with daily activities!  YMCA Summer Camps offer kids a chance to have fun while building a healthy spirit, mind and body. 

Stop by and register at any YMCA of Arlington Family Center. Weekly Cost: $120 for Y members, $180 for program members. Click here for more information on weekly themes and filed trips.

Swimming 2 days each week
Weekly field trips
Arts & crafts
Theme days
Outdoor education
Group games & fitness activities
Character development activities

Click here for a Day Camp Registration Form.

Click here for the Day Camp Parent Guide.



Youth Sports Program

Participating in sports at the Y is about building the whole child, from the inside out. 

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Youth Aquatics and Swim Team

The Y offers swim lessons from infant to teen, as well as a competitive swim team. 

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Father/Child Program shines at the Y

The dads in the YMCA of Arlington Father/Child Program have discovered an innovative program that allows them to spend quality time with their kids during those growing up years. > Click here to read more