Youth / Teen Sports & Fitness

It’s never too early to exercise and be healthy!
A mainstay of YMCA offerings for young people, youth sports and fitness fill kids’ discretionary hours with positive activities and caring adult attention. These programs emphasize teamwork and cooperation as well as developing good values.

Youth Indoor Tennis
Please provide your own tennis racquet.
Ages: 6 – 7yrs and 8 – 9yrs

Tennis Instructor Pat DeNigris Bio>

Youth Indoor Basketball
The Y’s Youth Basketball program teaches boys & girls the fundamentals of the game, including dribbling, shooting, catching and passing, all the while having fun in a low key, non-pressure atmosphere.
Grade: K
Grades: 1 – 2
Grades: 3 – 4

Indoor Floor Hockey
Come join up with our floor hockey class and learn stick handling, passing and shooting. Get to know all the rules and play a game every week. Make sure to wear sneakers.
Grades: K – 2

Flag Football
Grades K-2 Friday 4:30 – 4:45pm. Contact Mike Kazlauskas for more information at 762-8384 x277.

Vertical Adventures – Days and Times TBD
This is an exciting program for boys and girls to join us on the ropes course for some team building, trust and communication activities, as well as plenty of opportunity to practice climbing skills on our outdoor climbing wall.
Note: Class size is limited to 10.

Transylvania Soccer Camps (held at the Riverbrook Regional Y)
Boys and Girls ages 6 – 14
The Transylvania Soccer camp is committed to providing quality instruction in a fun-filled atmosphere. Our organizational goal is to have every player leave with better soccer skills than when they arrived. We hope they will continue to learn and be inspired by the knowledge and skills they acquire. Contact Mike Kazlauskas for more information.

Youth Paddle
Learn how to play Paddle Tennis with our local professional, Leslie Gambee. You will have a blast on the courts with your teammates while staying physically fit during the upcoming season!

Grades 3-5:
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Grades 6-8:
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Martial Arts / White Tiger Karate
The Y and White Tiger Karate combine Shaolin Kung Fu, Kempo Karate, Ju Jitsu and Pankration under one roof. Ken Alba, the chief instructor of White Tiger is a 3rd degree black belt with over 14 years of teaching to his credit. Sparring will also be offered this fall for individuals with a yellow belt or higher.

Y Tiger Team
Be part of the Y’s Tiger Team and take unlimited martial arts classes!

Tae Kwon Do
Dr. Douglas DeMassa has created a specific fun martial arts program that is designed to promote the proper maturation and development of your child’s nervous system & brain as they progress through the belt system.
Classes Offered:
• Kindergarten Level
• Beginner/White Belt: Focuses on advancing coordination & balance, attention,
visual-spatial tasks, short-term memory, reverse logic and teamwork
• Intermediate/Yellow & Orange Belt: Focuses on attention with working memory tasks,
timing of motor skill, strength and flexibility and leadership skills
• Advanced/Green Belt: Focuses on working memory tasks in a sparring/self defense base,
strength and conditioning and motivational skills

Extreme Gaga!
Learn how to play the game with a twist!  Gaga is a very active game that keeps you wanting to come back to play again!
Mondays    4:15pm – 5:00pm

Contact Mike Kazlauskas for more information at 762-8384 x277.


Teen Pilates
It’s never too early to enjoy the benefits of a Pilate’s workout. Teen Pilates classes introduce participants to the five basic principles of the Pilates Method, teach the essential exercises that work in all planes of movement and create body awareness. This workout is a great way to develop skills and techniques to improve focus as well as teach students to listen to their bodies, a skill that is particularly of value in preventing injury in school activities and sports.
Ages: 13-17 yrs

Youth Yoga – Now included in FAMILY memberships
We use movement, games, share circles, breath work and relaxation exercises to make this a beneficial, fun and noncompetitive experience. This type of practice, through play, can enhance strength and flexibility, improve coordination and posture, cultivate creativity and imagination, and enhance emotional balance through positive social interaction.
Ages: 7 – 9 yrs

Youth Strength Training – Included in FAMILY memberships
This program is designed to promote sound principles of flexibility, strength training, aerobic endurance and muscular conditioning. Emphasis is placed on proper form and technique as well as Fitness Center safety and etiquette. Intro to free weights, plyometrics, balance and agility training. Classes are taught by Certified Fitness Trainers.
For Boys and Girls ages 12 – 15 yrs

For additional information Fred (ext 276) or Mary Ann (ext 282)
This class is offered to children of family members at no cost. Participants may only receive the member benefit ONE time. Any additional sessions enrolled participant will be charged a fee.

Preteen Fitness
Strength Training class for 3-5 graders
Preteen Fitness is a combination of cardiovascular exercise and strength training. This class offers a sampling of agility, cardio and strength training activities. This program serves as a base for our Youth Strength training program geared for our older youth members. Preteen strength incorporates a combination of strength exercise that will provide your preteen with a fun, safe, and effective workout. A moderate level strength training program, preteen strength works all of the major muscle groups. The program helps students to understand that strength training, can be a healthy way to help your preteen build lean muscle mass, which helps balance their overall fitness and possibly avoid injury. The program will provide your preteen with a fun, safe, and effective workout
Ages: 9 – 12 yrs

Agility Zone for the Young Athlete
Can be a catered fitness program to a specific sport or just the common everyday young athlete. The young athlete will concentrate on flexibility, plyometrics, balance and agility. Can be taught in a group for a specific sport.
Ages: 8 – 16 yrs

Right Start for the Young Adult
A personal training package for the young adult. Includes 3 full nutritional sessions; 3 mini nutritional sessions / food planning and 6 personal training sessions with a certified personal trainer.
By Appointment only
Ages: 8 – 18 yrs

Fitness – Conditioning Camps –
The Riverbrook Regional YMCA’s 3 hour Conditioning Camp is offered for the Athlete preparing for any sport .The program will run daily for 4 days. The camp includes specific sports training designed for the young athlete. Our program is geared toward both the experienced and not so experienced athlete to help them get in shape and boost their athletic performance while giving them the competitive edge against their opponents.

Along with conditioning and agility, this camp will focus on the five elements of sports training- stretching, proper running techniques, speed, core strength training as well as specific sports training drills designed to help young athletes have a competitive edge. A nutritionist will also be available to make recommendations for healthy “fuel” options for the athlete.
Each participant will receive an individualized workout based on the sport they play.

Dates Offered: School breaks and summer – see Class Times and Fees for current information.

Participants should bring water, snack, a light lunch and workout towel.
Additional information contact Mary Ann 203-762-8384 x282.

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F.I.T. Program (Families in Training)
• 12 – 15 Year Olds – Must be part of a Family Membership.
• A parent must accompany F.I.T. participants.
• Teens must complete 5 personal training sessions or complete one session of youth strength training and pass the youth strength training exam in order to use the fitness center.

Teens can work out with their parents during our designated “F.I.T.” times. In order to participate in this program, teens will need a note from the Youth Strength Training coach or their personal trainer stating that the teen has successfully completed their program and demonstrates an understanding of proper weight technique and Fitness Center etiquette.

14 year olds and up, with a FAMILY MEMBERSHIP, may use the fitness center (by themselves) once they have completed *youth training (5 personal training sessions or the Youth Strength Training class and pass a test).

12 – 13 year olds, with a FAMILY MEMBERSHIP, have access to the fitness center with a parent, after completing *youth strength training or 5 personal training sessions and pass a test.

Note: Parents MUST accompany the child (12 -13) and they must have a valid fit card and Family Membership.

Youth Strength Training is now included in Family Memberships (1 free session per child).

For additional information Fred (ext 276) or Mary Ann (ext 282)
This class is offered to children of family members at no cost. Participants may only receive the member benefit ONE time. Any additional sessions enrolled participant will be charged a fee.

Please call Mary Ann Genuario for more information at 762-8384 x282.

Personal Training for Youth
Individual attention to meet the specific needs of your child.
Contact the Fitness Staff with questions or to schedule an appointment. 

Youth Fitness Birthday Parties
Leave the party activities to us! Plan your child’s next birthday party and incorporate a fun fitness theme, such as a Bosu Bounce party, Awesome Warrior Training party, or Obstacle Course Adventure.

Your party package includes: 
• ½ hour set up
• 1 hour program time including equipment, props, etc.
• 1 hour party time for cake, presents, etc.
• ½ hour cleanup time
• 1 or 2 Y specialists
Parents supply decorations, food and paper goods.

Member Fee: $295 for up to 10 children
$10 each additional child – 16 children maximum.

Non-member Fee: Prices available upon request.

To schedule a Fitness Birthday Party, contact the Health & Wellness Staff.


Fitness & Sports


Fitness Questions?  Contact:
Mary Ann Genuario
Health & Wellness Director
762-8384 x282

Sports Questions?  Contact:
Mike Kazlauskas
Camp & Sports Director
203-762-8384 x 277

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Wilton Family YMCA Branch
404 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897
Phone: 203-762-8384
Fax: 203-761-9819
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 5am - 10pm
Saturday: 7am - 7pm
Sunday: 8am - 6pm