Jericho Elementary After School Enrichment

Please take a look at these engaging afterschool opportunities. Your child does not need to be enrolled in the Y’s afterschool program to enroll in these activities.

Reach out to Katelyn Irwin, the Y’s Youth Development Coordinator, at 652-8153 if you would like to learn about potential financial assistance.

Please pack a healthy snack for your child that is attending an afterschool enrichment.


EvoKids Yoga

Join Evolution Family Yoga Center to practice yoga, mindfulness, relaxation techniques, and get some wiggles out. Yoga helps children become attuned to their bodies inside and out. EvoKids Yoga helps to build self-confidence and self-awareness, manage emotions, and promote a healthy lifestyle. The goal of this class is to leave your child relaxed and happy.

When: Mondays, September 24 – October 30, 2:20-3:20pm

Grades: K-4th

Where: Art Room

Cost: $100, Y Kids $50

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Young Rembrandts Drawing Class

Our bountiful selection of drawings introduces our students to a fascinating world of color, pattern, and design. Keeping with the season, our students will create fall-themed illustrations like taffy apples and a farmer’s scarecrow. Stylized art styles will be explored through our tarantula line art and Van Gogh-inspired drawing featuring vibrant sunflowers. All this and more await your child in a Young Rembrandts classroom! Sign up today!

When: Wednesday, September 19 – October 31, 2:30-3:45pm

Grades: 1st – 4th

Where: Art Room

Cost: $80, Y Kids $40

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Quick Start Tennis

Fun lessons designed to introduce kids to the game of tennis! The focus will be on visual tracking, hand-eye coordination, gross motor skills and strengthening. Please pack a healthy snack and a water bottle. Kids need to wear or bring sneakers.

When: Thursdays, September 27 – November 8 (no class on October 18), 2:20-4:00pm

Grades: K – 4th

Where: Gym and outdoor courts

Cost: $80, Y Kids $40

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Outdoor Adventurers

Join the Winooski Valley Park District outside for a hands-on exploration of the natural world around us! Activities include experiments and games to help children develop a sense of place and spark their curiosity. This class will take place outside, please dress for Vermont’s ever changing weather.

When: Fridays, October 5 – November 16 (no class on October 19), 2:20-4:00pm

Grades K-4

Where: Art Room

Cost: $80, Y Kids $40

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Cheer Team

Cheer and tumble!! Dance!! Great team experience!! No Stunting!! Get Strong!!

Welcome Fall! This session we’ll perform for the holidays at the University Mall and for area sports teams! Lots of community building fun! All events are family friendly and fun for all!

This exciting program stresses fun, self-awareness and community involvement! What can your body DO? How strong can we get? Participants in Cheer Team will learn dance, poise, arm motions, jumps, chants, cheers and some mat skills. Learn or perfect moves such as cartwheels/roundoffs, and work on flexibility! You will also learn teamwork, play games, and form groups to develop cheers and dances!  Practice is weekly. All moves are appropriate, and cheers/dances are sharp looking, yet easy to learn.

Outreach to others is an important part of our work, and we often perform for seniors and charity events. Do you have an idea for an event? Let us know!!

Uniforms can be purchased IF DESIRED for about $45 for the skirt, shell and bow. All kids will need black shirts/shorts, white socks/sneakers

Ages: Cheer team is open to children in surrounding towns, 5-11 years old

When: Thursdays, September 27 – December 20

Time: 6:15-7:30pm

Where: Founders Memorial School at the gym in Essex

Cost: $110

Would you like to try Cheer Team but don’t want to commit? Visit a class

Questions: Contact instructor, Ila at 802-233-6862

Pom-Poms are available for use during the games and events for those that need. Price of class includes ALL events! There will be a team banquet at the end of the session. Visit GymKids Academy, Inc. on Facebook to see videos and picture or to say hi.

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GREATER BURLINGTON YMCA LOCATIONS

Pomerleau Family Y
266 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Addison, Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties