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The Y provides a safe place where teens can cultivate their interests, develop leadership skills and nurture their creative and athletic passions.
F.A.S.T. teaches youth and teens (ages 12-15) how to work out safely and effectively within the Y Fitness Center. It introduces basic muscle anatomy, exercise concepts and guidelines, gym etiquette and safety practices.
YMCA Texas Youth & Government is a statewide civic education and leadership development institute in which YMCAs, schools, and community organizations involve students in hands-on learning experiences.
Take A Stand. Be a leader. Be a lifeguard. Successfully complete one of our upcoming lifeguard courses and we'll have a job for you!
A lifeguard develops the skills everyone needs but few achieve; leadership, teamwork and self-confidence. When you choose to become a lifeguard you are taking a stand to be a lifesaver, to protect others, and to serve your community. Take a Stand. Register today for Lifeguard Training. Develop the skills you will need to succeed, gain personal and professional confidence, and even advance into an aquatics career.
Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, the YMCA of Austin Lifeguard program is the place to begin! Through classroom activities, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn the skills you need to work as a lifeguard.
The ASHI Child and Babysitting Safety training program is designed to focus on supervising, caring for, and keeping children and infants safe in babysitting settings. The program provides fundamental information in the business of babysitting, proper supervision, basic caregiving skills, and responding properly to ill or injured children or infants.
YMCA Teen Sports offer a great balance of competition, skill development and sportsmanship. When participants work together in a team atmosphere, they learn how to make decisions, communicate, work on team building, trust, and build character. We teach the fundamentals of each sport, and just as important, we focus on the YMCA’s character development traits of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
We offer individual one-on-one personal training for teen members, ages 12-17 years old. A trainer can help improve endurance and stamina, overall physical fitness and/or help you cross train to improve in whatever sport you play.