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YOUTH 
PROGRAMS

Let's MAKE & CREATE! The Eau Claire Downtown YMCA offers youth programs for kids who like to learn, build, and create.

Registration is NOW OPEN for Members and Non-Members for Spring programming.

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Building Masters | For ages 5-10 years

Is your child the next great architect? Engineer? Construction worker? Then this class is for you! Get the opportunity to build with anything from Legos to straws, to dry spaghetti & marshmallows! Each week will have different

  • WINTER 2:

    • Tuesdays, 12:00-12:50 PM​

    • February 20-April 2 | REGISTRATION CLOSED

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire Downtown YMCA | Conference Room

  • YMCA MEMBERS: $56 | NON-MEMBERS: $84

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Music & Movement | For ages 1-5 years

Songs, Rhythmic Rhymes, Movement, and some instrument play. These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences. Developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers regardless of their own musical abilities. Caregivers are required to attend this class with their child.

  • WINTER 2:

    • Thursdays, 12:00-12:50 PM​ | REGISTRATION CLOSED

    • February 22-April 4

  • SPRING: 

    • Thursdays, 12:00-12:50 PM | REGISTER

    • ​April 11-May 16​​
       

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire Downtown YMCA | Conference Room

  • YMCA MEMBERS: $45 | NON-MEMBERS: $65

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Intro to Spanish - Music & Movement

For ages 1-5 years

Do you want your child to start learning some basics of Spanish? What better way with songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, dance and instrument play? These activities are presented as informal, non-performance oriented musical experiences that are developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers regardless of their own musical abilities. Come experience how learning Spanish can benefit your child! Join us for this FUN & BRAND NEW class!

  • SPRING: 

    • Fridays, 9:00-9:45 AM | REGISTER

    • ​April 12-May 17​​
       

  • LOCATION: YMCA Sports Center | Conference Room

  • YMCA MEMBERS: $45 | NON-MEMBERS: $65

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Messy Makers | For ages 1-5 years

Sensory stimulation at its finest. Creating art by squeezing sponges, manipulating finger paint, and more! This preschool class is for a parent and child to play together while learning. Take some time with your little one and create a masterpiece for you to treasure. Caregivers are required to attend this class with their child.

  • No classes scheduled. Check back in the Fall!

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire Downtown YMCA | Party Room

  • YMCA MEMBERS: $56 | NON-MEMBERS: $84

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Slimetastic | For ages 5-10 years

Come learn about different types of slime and how to make each of them! Make, take, and have fun!

  • SPRING:

    • Thursdays, 6:00-7:00 PM | REGISTER

    • April 11-May 16, 2024

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire Downtown YMCA | Child Watch

  • YMCA MEMBERS: $56 | NON-MEMBERS: $84

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Lego Makers | For ages 6-12 years

Participants will enjoy games with Legos in this fun adventure class. Just like in the show, participants will be asked to recreate items from just photos and Lego blocks. The next week they may enjoy racing to see who can build the same kit the fastest. You never know what wacky tasks our creative teachers will come up with next!

  • SPRING: 

    • Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 PM​ | REGISTER

    • April 9-May 15
       

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire Downtown YMCA | Conference Room

  • YMCA MEMBERS: $56 | NON-MEMBERS: $84

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Science Makers | For ages 6-10 years

Using nature and the magic of science, children will learn about the world around them and how it works. pH levels, chemical reactions, and so much more messy science will be explored week by week.

  • WINTER 2:

    • Thursdays, 6:00-7:00 PM​ | REGISTRATION CLOSED

    • ​February 22-April 4

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire Downtown YMCA | Conference Room

  • YMCA MEMBERS: $56 | NON-MEMBERS: $84

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