Teen Programming at the YMCA

The YMCA is committed to nurturing the potential of every child and teen! From cradle to career, the Y empowers young people to lead inspired, successful lives! We are passionate about helping our youngest members develop lifelong habits for health and well-being in an environment which fosters becoming respectful, responsible, honest and caring individuals in order to develop into contributing members of the community.

Upcoming Program Dates

Teen Wellness Center Orientation

We are offering a Wellness Center Orientation at our Northwest YMCA branches. Teens will learn how to use resistance and cardio machines in the wellness center. We will also discuss overall gym etiquette.

This orientation is intended for teens 12-18. Ages 12-13 MUST have a wellness center orientation in order to use the wellness center at our branches.

Northwest YMCA
Wednesday, June 12th @1pm

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Ongoing Programs

Teen Space

The Northwest YMCA Zone and Gymnasium is a Teen Space after school! This will be available from 4:00 – 6:00p.m. on Tuesdays for the ages of 12-18. Free for members and guests pay the guest fee for the day. Contact Aimee Rafael to join and gather more information at arafael@muncieymca.org.

See our flyer!

Teen Rec Nights

Come out and bring your friends to enjoy a night of chill, laughs, and fun at our Teen Rec Night! This is free for members and non-member teens. We have multiple activities available for you to participate in, or if you aren’t interested in participating in the planned activities we will have “The Zone” open for an area for teens to hang out!
Or, if you don’t wish to do either – that’s ok! If you check in with Aimee Rafael, you will receive a complimentary guest pass to use the facility for the evening.

Next Teen Rec Night:

April 22nd & April 23rd from 4:30-6pm

April 22 – Basketball Night! We’ll have pickup games and a half-court shot contest. Show us your skills!

April 23 – Teen Space Hangout

If you don’t wish to participate in these activities, you can also visit our Zone, where we have:

  • Wii
  • Board Games
  • Cornhole
  • Ping Pong Table
  • A space to just HANG OUT!

For more information, contact Aimee Rafael at arafael@muncieymca.org.

See our April flyer!

Leaders Club

The mission of Leaders Club is to expose teen leaders to a variety of experiences that foster their own personal growth and leadership development through a variety of ways. We plan to do this by having teens participate in regular club meetings and complete hours of service.

Some of the activities and services will include but are not limited to:

  • Guest speakers
  • Discussion and activities regarding money management, time management, organization, personal and electronic safety
  • Social emotional learning
  • Current topics and issues
  • Personal growth and goal setting
  • Character development


Open to Middle Schoolers 6th – 8th grade at Southside Middle school!

  • Leaders Club will meet 2 times a month for a total of 2 hours time commitment a month.
  • Upcoming dates include: February 22nd & 29th, March 7th & 21st, April 11th & 25th, and May 9th & 23rd.
  • Club will meet at Southside Middle School.
  • $10 for Y members & $15 for non-members

See our Leaders Club flyer!


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