The Grove Y leases the Cities outdoor pool from 8:00 am - 12:00 noon to offer swim lessons and water fitness classes during the summer. Registration starts May 26th and will continue until the Friday before the last session of the summer. Classes are for youth 3 years to 12 years of age. Classes run in 4 - 2 week sessions. The YMCA reserves the right to reassign participants based on skill level.
Session Dates 2020:
Session 1: June 8th - June 18th
Session 2: June 22nd - July 2nd
Session 3: July 6th - July 16th
Session 4: July 20th - July 30th
Make up days are on Fridays, if classes are canceled due to the pool being closed for weather or other unforeseen issues.
Session Times (Mon. through Thurs. )
8:30-9:00 A.M.: Pike, Pike, Eel
9:05-9:35 A.M.: Polliwog, Guppy, Fish
9:40-10:10 A.M.: Pike, Eel, Ray
10:15-10:45 A.M.: Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish
Cost: Members: $35
Community Participants: $45
Ages 3 - 5 years old
Ages 6-12 years old
This program is designed for children 6 months to 2 years old and their parents. The program introduces children to a safe aquatic environment with developmentally appropriate skills, teaching children to become comfortable in the water and to start swimming with the comfort of their parent by their side.
Session Date: TBA (Usually in July and first of August)
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
Dues: Members: $35, Community Participants: $45
Youth Flag Football
The Grove Y will have a youth flag football league every fall for children ages 4 - 9 years. Boys and girls welcome to play. All games are played at the Grove City Sports Complex on either Monday or Tuesday evenings. Games will be played from 5:30 pm - 8:30 PM. Divisions are 4 - 6 year olds, and 7-9 year olds. Teams play 7 on 7 or 5 on 5 depending on registration numbers, and number of teams in each division. Team shirts for each participant. Volunteer coaches are always needed, so if you would like to help young people learn the skills to playing football & learn sportsmanship you can come to the Y or fill out the online volunteer form and we will be in contact. Registration will begin July 1 and continue until the Friday, August 16, 2019.
Cost Y members $45
Cost Program Participants $65
Youth Fall and Spring Soccer
Get your shin pads on for a fun time boys and girls. The Grove Y fall and spring soccer programs are for boys and girls 3 years old to 10 years old. 3 year olds must have turned 3 before the soccer season begins. U10 players may have to play up to U12 depending on where the child's birthday falls. Call the Y for more information on U10 birth date cutoff.
Fall Soccer registration will begin July 1 and end the Friday, August 16. Games will begin after Labor Day.
Spring Soccer registration will begin February 1 and end February 28. Games will begin the week after spring break.
U6 and below participants will get a game jersey. They will need shin guards, cleats or tennis shoes.
U8 & U10 participants will get a jersey, shorts, and socks for game play. They will need shin guards, cleats or tennis shoes.
All games are currently played on Saturday mornings to around 1 pm. This is subject to change beginning the fall of 2019.
Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Birth Year Divisions:
U4: 2016 - 2017
U6: 2014 - 2015
U8: 2012 - 2013
U10: 2010 - 2011
*Players can play up one division. Players cannot play down.
U4 & U6
Cost for Y members is $35 per season
Cost for Program Participants is $55 per season
U8 & U10
Cost for Y members is $45 per season
Cost for program participants is $65 per season
Its hoop time at the Y. Youth in grades Pre-K through 6th grades, boys and girls will have the opportunity to improve their skills, have fun, develop sportsmanship, and learn about team play in the Y youth basketball program. Registration for the program will begin October 7, and continue through November 8. Youth in Grades 3 and up will be required to participate in a fun skills night. This will allow coaches to develop a draft list of players, and help equal out the talent on each team. Exact days and times of skills nights will be announced at a later dater.
Divisions for the program are as follows:
Pre K(must be 4 years old) & Kindergarten - Coed teams
1st & 2nd Grades - Boys Division and Girls Division
3rd & 4th Grades - Boys Division and Girls Division
5th & 6th Grades - Boys Division and Girls Division
Height of goals and size of the basketball will be determined by the grade level the player is participating. Proper size of basketball and the height of the goals are very important to the development of proper shooting and dribbling skills.
Pre K(must be 4 years old) & Kindergarten: Y members 25$ & Program Participants $35
1st grade through 6th grades:
Cost for YMCA Members is $45
Cost for Program Participants is $65
Games are played on Saturday mornings and early afternoons at the Grove Middle school and upper elementary gyms. Each player will receive a game jersey.
Fencing is a safe and fun sport for the whole family. Men, women, boys and girls can enjoy the sport of kings and queens. It is also a great exercise for both the body and mind. Beginners classes are at 6:30 PM every Thursday at the Grove Y in the upstairs fitness studio. People who are interested are welcome to come and observe the classes before committing to the program.
Cost is $10 per month for Y Members
Cost is $15 per month for Program Participants
Equipment will be provided for beginners, students wishing to continue will at some point have to purchase their own equipment.