Canandaigua Family YMCA

Canandaigua Family YMCA

Youth Development. Healthy Living. Social Responsibility.

Phone 585.394.6866
Child Care 585.394.1440


Summer Youth Programs

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There are 10 weeks of summer, but there’s something fun going on at the Y every single day. Here are some of our Fun Summer Programs.

  • Summer Camp
  • Summer Preschool Recreation Camp
  • Summer Swim Lessons
  • Summer Dance


    Summer Camp

    Join the fun and adventure of summer camp at the Y. Campers will enjoy the GA-GA pit, crafts, swimming, field trips each week, color wars and active, fun games to make the camp experience a special one. You can pick & choose the weeks to attend! Save your spot Today and have a stress-free summer knowing where your kids are going.

    Summer Camp Information Packet. Register online.

    Camp is Monday – Friday, 7 am – 6 pm.
    June 26 – September 1, pick and choose the weeks you want and are able to attend!
    Each week Summer Camp takes a field trip to a different location including Seabreeze, Kershaw, Roseland, Minnehans, and ‘beyond’. It’s good to take the kids on an adventure each week. It keeps things exciting!

    Week 1: June 26 – 30; Captain Y and the Super Heroes, Field Trip to Kershaw Park
    Week 2: July 3 – July 7; Spirit Week, Field Trip to Roseland Park – No Camp on July 4.
    Week 3: July 10 – 14; Fun & Fitness, Field Trip to Onanda Park
    Week 4: July 17 – 21; Legendary, Field Trip to Seabreeze
    Week 5: July 24 – 28; Summer Splashdown, Field Trip to Kershaw Park
    Week 6: July 31 – August 4; Canandaigua’s Got Talent, Field Trip to Minnehan’s
    Week 7: August 7 – 11; Fairy Tales, Field Trip to Sonnenberg Gardens
    Week 8: August 14 – 18; Crazy Hair, Field Trip to Roseland Bowl
    Week 9: August 21 – 25; I love the 90’s, Field Trip to Outhouse Park
    Week 10: August 28 – Sept. 1; Best of the Best, Field Trip to Baker Park & Final Picnic!
    Cost per week:
    Grades K – 5: $180 member/$225 Non-Member
    Grades 6 – 9: $145 member/$185 Non-Member

    After registering please read the Medical Consent Letter and fill out the Medical Consent Form for Summer Camp


    Summer Preschool Recreation Camp

    The Canandaigua YMCA Preschool Summer Recreation Program is designed with your Preschooler in mind…laughs, fun, excitement and adventures—all at your child’s fingertips. There are themes and activities planned for summer fun in the sun! This 3 day a week program will offer your Preschooler active games, arts and crafts and a creative play with each week ending with fun in the pool or at a park! We look forward to meeting you and your child and building both friendships and memorable experiences that will last a lifetime.

    We run the camp all week, but you can choose the 3-days you want to come.
    Monday/Wednesday/Friday – Preschool Camp Swims at the Y
    Tuesday/Thursday/Friday – Preschool Camp ends the week at a park

    Cost per week:
    $60 members/$75 non-members
    $10 Sibling Discount

    $10 deposit for each week registered is due at time of registration

    Week 1: June 26-30 Down on the Farm (Outhouse Park)
    Week 2: July 3-7 Fairy tales – princesses and knights (Outhouse Park)
    Week 3: July 10-14 Sports Week (including dance and movement) (Jefferson Park)
    Week 4: July 17-21 Super Hero (Outhouse Park)
    Week 5: July 24-28 Dinosaur (Jefferson Park)
    Week 6: July 31 – Aug 4 Pirate (Outhouse Park)
    Week 7: Aug 7-11 Outer Space (Outhouse Park)
    Week 8: Aug 14-18 Nature/Gardening (Baker Park)

    Please make sure to print out registration packet for Monday, Wednesday Friday Summer Camp Packet or Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Summer Camp Packet.


    Summer Swim Lessons

    Swim lessons at the Y will be run in 1-week blocks. Each week will start a new round! The lessons will run Monday – Friday. We hope this will make it easy when planning family vacations! Also, all swim lessons will be the same levels! Times to be announced soon. Registration for summer swim lessons is open!
    Monday – Friday Lessons
    Skips: 9 – 9:30 am
    Prepike & Pike: 9 – 9:45
    Eel & Ray: 4 – 4:45 pm
    Tadpole/Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow/Fish: 5 – 6 pm

    Cost: $36 for members/$66 for non-members
    $5 discount for people who sign up for Summer Camp and Summer Lessons

    Specialty Summer Swim Camps
    Synchro Camp: July 10 – 14
    Synchronized swimming is the perfect combination of dance, gymnastics, music and water! If your child enjoys any of those activities, they will also love synchronized swimming. No experience is necessary just an excitement to learn! Kids will learn basic moves as well as proper breathing for synchronized swimming.
    Cost:$55 members/$65 non-member

    Competitive Swim Camp: June 26 – 30 & July 3 – 7
    Competitive swimmers are invited to spend a week focusing on technique while getting faster in the water. The emphasis on technique and drills will get you ready to go for the season. Swimmers will spend time working on drills and using equipment including an underwater camera.

    For children ages 10 and up.
    Cost:
    June 26 – 30: $75 members/$90 non-members
    July 3 – 7: $70 members/$85 non-members – July 4 no camp!

    Kershaw Swim Lessons
    Get open water swimming experience with lessons at the lake. Once again we’re teaming up with the City of Canandaigua to provide swim lessons at Kershaw. Swimming in the lake is a lot different than swimming in the water. These lessons will help you feel more comfortable and confident around the water for you & your children.
    Week 1: July 10 – 14
    Week 2: July 17 – 21
    Week 3: July 24 – 28
    Cost: $55


    Summer Dance

    Keep on moving and grooving all summer long with Summer Dance programs with Miss Bernie.

    Summer Session I – May 15 – June 23
    Cost: $50/Class – 6 week mini session
    Kinder Dance (ages 3 – 5): Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:15 pm
    Children Theater: (ages 6 – 14) Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

    Adult Ballet: Wednesdays, 6 – 7 pm
    Adult Modern/Contemporary: Wednesdays, 7 – 8 pm

    Adult Tap: Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30 am
    Princess Class (ages 3-5): Thursday, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

    Summer Session II – July 3 – September 2
    Cost: $60 per class
    Kinder Dance (Ages 3 – 5): Tuesday, 4:30 – 5:15 pm
    Beginner Ballet, Jazz, Tap (Ages 6 – 14): Tuesday, 5:30 – 7 pm

    Adult Ballet: Wednesdays, 6 – 7 pm
    Adult Modern/Contemporary: 7 – 8 pm

    Adult Tap: 10:30 – 11:30
    Intermediate Ballet, Jazz & Tap (Ages 6 – 12): Thursday, 5:30 – 7 pm


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