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Building confident and healthy kids is a priority.  We offer an array of fitness programs so participants of all ages can be physically active, learn positive and healthy habits, and make new friends in a fun, friendly and encouraging environment. Whether your child is strengthening their self-confidence, discovering new talents, learning discipline, or developing effective communication skills, Y programs give youth the chance to grow in a safe, nurturing setting.

Our youth group exercise classes are age-appropriately formatted and are free with membership. Some program classes are fee based. You are welcome to sign in your child(ren) to a class and enjoy a workout of your own. Youth ages 13 and older are welcome in our regular group exercise classes. 

Creative Movement

In this class, we explore holistic movement and develop our individual movement skills to music and rhythm in a playful manner. By incorporating objects commonly used in gymnastics, such as a ball or a rope, we discover the enjoyment within the context of learning techniques, dance, expression and performance.

Ages 6 - 12
Tuesdays, beginning November 7
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Studio 2
Free, drop-in

Group Exercise & Activities

At the Y, are youth classes are designed to keep children and young adults active and happy. Youth who learn that movement can be fun and discover new interests feel better, are healthier, gain confidence, and stay motivated for life. 

Group Ex & Activity Schedule

Youth Thanksgiving Week Schedule


Fierce Tigers Martial Arts

The Y's Martial Arts program is a great starting point for youth from K - 8th grade. This program will increase your child's skill and self-confidence and reinforce the core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility. All levels are welcome. Young children must know the difference between their left and right hand.

Classes held on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 5 PM - 6 PM

$55/month | Y Facility Member
$70/month | Y Community Member
Registration is on a monthly basis or yearly basis. 

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Y Sharks Swim Team

The Shasta Family YMCA Sharks Swim Team is a year-round, competitive swim team that allows swimmers to continue improving and strengthening their swimming skills after progressing through our year-round learn-to-swim program. Participants must know all the basic strokes and be able to swim 25 yards across the pool.  Led by Head Coach Steve Lazaraton, this program serves swimmers school-age through high school. 

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Trainer on the Floor

Trainer on the Floor staff are dedicated to helping our our teen population with the use of a variety of equipment, as well as to offer training support and guidance. Our mission is to keep kids safe, healthy, and active.  

Monday - Friday | 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Free; no registration necessary. 

Open Play Basketball

Our Indoor Sports Court is a fan's favorite for year-round basketball. The serious to the not-so-serious basketball player can find time to play a game to match their age and abilities. Or, catch some fresh air on the Outdoor Sports Court, where it is open play everyday. 

Basketball Schedule