YOUTH DEVELOPMENT


At the Y, we don’t just teach swimming or coach soccer: We’re about youth development, about ensuring that the children and teens in our programs reach their full potential by helping them grow—physically, mentally, and socially—from young children into engaged, active members of their communities. 

 
Children and teens’ future success depends on adults’ efforts to make them feel loved, competent, happy and healthy today. That’s why Y staff and volunteers are also mentors and role models, sharing a part of this very important responsibility in helping youth realize who they are and what they are capable of achieving.  At the Y, our programs support youth development by building strong kids and strong futures for us all.
 



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