Other Youth Classes

Fun + Friendship

Let’s have fun together, and make new friends! Youth programs are designed to provide a healthy outlet for children to gain new skills, relax and relieve stress, and connect with positive role models — all in an inclusive environment.

Fall 1 session (7 weeks) will run Sept. 12 – Oct. 30. Member registration opens August 22, Non-Member registration opens August 29.

Fall 2 session (7 weeks) will run Oct. 31 – Dec. 18. Member registration opens Oct. 10, Non-Members registration opens Oct. 17.

Questions? Contact Flora Dewar, Assistant Director of Family Programs, at [email protected] or 802-652-8158.

Story and Craft

Join us for toddler story time, followed by an age appropriate craft relating to the story we read. A caregiver must be present during this program. Pre-registration is required.

Ages: 2-4
Day + Time: Wednesday, September 14, 10:00-11:00am
Cost: Free for Members / Non-member $15

Book Club

Join us weekly for a guided discussion on The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan. Participants will get to learn and explore Greek mythology and its origins while reading this exciting book. Book and snacks provided. 

Ages: Grades 6-8
Day + Time: Mondays, 5:30-6:30pm in Member Child Care space
Cost: Member $20 / Non-member $35

Pre-registration is required.

Knitting Club

Learn how to knit! In this three-week class, participants will learn basic knitting stitches and skills, and make a project that they bring home at the end of the session! Snacks and supplies provided.  

Ages: Grades 6 – 8
Date + Time: Thursdays, Oct 13-27, 4:00-5:00pm
Cost: Member $20 / Non-member $35

Explore Your Backyard Walking Series

Come explore the natural areas right in our backyard. These family-focused walks will be facilitated by a Y staff member, with an activity such as a scavenger hunt or nature guide. Free for members, but please sign up ahead of time! 

September 10: Red Rocks Park, South Burlington 

September 24: Centennial Woods Natural Area, Burlington 

October 8: Mount Philo State Park, Charlotte 

Date + Time: Saturdays, September 10, 24, and October 8. We will meet in the parking lots at 1:00pm.
Cost: Free for Members