Hamilton Area YMCA


The Y has always recognized the importance of engaging our young members in positive and healthy ways with programs designed around their diverse needs and interests. We share your commitment to helping pre-teens and teens become strong, capable adults and preparing them for important roles in communities of the future.

Pre-teen and Teen Programs include:

For more information on teen and pre-teen programs, please contact Tyler Koerber at 609.581.9622 ext. 121 or tkoerber@hamiltonymca.org.


  • BTB (Beyond The Bell)

  • Instructional Programs

Fitness & Wellness

ACT!: Youth Weight Management

Created in partnership with Hamilton Pediatric Associates, ACT! Actively Changing Together is an intense, 12-week, 24-session program designed to provide young people between the ages of 8 - 14 with the tools needed to start on the path to healthy living. Developed by Y trainers and nutritionists, ACT! promotes healthier living by combining structured physical activity with lessons in nutrition for the entire family. ACT! is led by a certified personal trainer and licensed nutritionist.

First time ACT! participants and their families will receive a Facility Membership for the duration of the program.

ACT! Schedule of Offerings
Monday and Thursday       5:30 - 6:30 p.m.       Ages 8 - 11 
Monday and Thursday  7:30 - 8:30 p.m.  Ages 12 - 14 
Fee: $50 per participant

Online registration is not available for ACT!  Please visit the JKR Branch to register.

Click here to watch what ACT! participants say about the program!


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SPOT (Safe Place For Our Tweens) (ages 9-12)

This event allows 9 - 12 year olds to “hang out” at the JKR Branch of the Hamilton Area YMCA under the supervision of our trained staff. Basketball, music, karaoke, swimming, and snacks for purchase, and other exciting activities are all part of this monthly Saturday night event! We do ask that participants dress appropriately for the activities they wish to partake in.

Pre-registration — $7.00
At the door— $10.00
Pre-registration closes three days prior to the event.

1st Saturday of the month 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Parents, please be prompt in pick up.

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* See fees above.