The health and finess of today's youth are challenged by rising levels of inactivity and obesity. The solution? Fun, exhilarating workouts that become healthy habits for life! The Great Miami Valley YMCA is committed to stemming the tide of childhood obesity and inactivity through age-appropriate fitness programs designed to improve the health, strength, and physical endurance of youth in our community. Highly trained YMCA fitness instructors provide motivating programs that help kids understand the lifelong benefits of moving more and making healthier food choices.
Fun 2B Fit
Fun 2B Fit incorporates cardio training, strength training and active play into a comprehensive exercise program. In partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Great Miami Valley YMCA accepts children into the Fun 2B Fit youth exercise program based on physician referrals. The referral, which must be presented at the time of registration, must indicate that your child’s body mass index (BMI) is in the 85th percentile or above for their age and gender
Home-Schooled Gym & Swim
This class is designed to meet the physical needs of home-schooled children. Trained wellness instructors lead the students through areas of physical fitness, group games and other activities to build spirit, mind and body.
This class of fun active games is designed so kids have fun while getting fit!
Youth Wellness Center Usage
Ages 10-12 Must complete 2 appointments with a Wellness Coach accompanied by their parent. After successful completion they may workout with their parent.
Ages 13-14 may use the Wellness Center unaccompanied after completion of 2 appointments with a Wellness Coach.
Ages 15 and over only in the designated free weight area.
Kids in Action (age 6-12)
This free program for members is designed to challenge and grow your child in both body and mind. The program includes Kids Fit, Mind Builders and Game Zone. Bring your child for fun, exercise, making new friends, and developing problem solving skills. Parent/guardian must remain on site for children age 9 and under. Children under 12 must be signed in and out of class
Exercise while having fun at Dart Tag