We want kids to learn, grow, and succeed!

And at the Oakland Y, our youth programs aim to do just that! Learn more about our Summer Youth Programs here!

Winter   Youth Session Begins January 6th - February 29th   Registration  Now Open!!!!

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Teen Zone (ages 12-17)

Teen Pick-Up Basketball

Teen Pick-Up Basketball will be hosted every Wednesday and Friday from 7:30-9: 30 pm 

Youth Basketball | Jr Warriors Clinic  ( Ages 3-13)

This Coed Youth Basketball Clinic focuses on basic skill development ( dribbling, shooting, passing, and defense ) and scrimmages within the class time. Players learn fundamentals during one weekly practice with their coach, and play games on Saturday at the Y against each other games are meant to be fun and non-competitive as players are introduced to , and learn the basic rules of basketball. Our session begins with 2 weeks of practice prior to the first game. Each player receives a Jr Warriors uniform.

Winter Session | January 6th - February 29th 

Ages 3-6 years Old
  • Practice | Wednesdays 5:30-6: 25 pm, and  Saturday 10-10: 55 am  
Ages 7-8 years old 
  • Practice | Wednesday  6:30-7:30 pm, and  Saturday 11-12pm
Ages 9-10 Years old 
  • Practice | Monday 5:30-6:30 pm, and Saturday 12:15-1: 15 pm 
Ages 11-13 years old 
  • Practices | Monday 6:35-7:35pm, and  Saturday 1:35-2:35pm

Youth Basketball Clinic Register Here

 Individual Basketball Training ( age 3-17)

Be ready for the next level by working with a highly experienced basketball coach, through individual basketball training offered at the Y. Advance your basketball skill to achieve that competitive edge and reach a higher level of playing. Once an individual session is purchased, the session can be booked by email Rbabbitt@ymcaeastbay.org . Please add to the email subject " Book Basketball traning "

Individual Basketball Training Click Here


Mini Coding Dojo  (Ages 5-7)

Using Ipad / Asus Tablet application like scratch Jr, Kodable, Light bot,and Bloxels coupled with hands-on board games that promote social Problem-solving, Code Fu's TK-2 Dojo Teaches students the computational logic of Computer Science / Coding as well as Provides them with an introduction into a number of block-based coding languages. We focus on creating advanced applications and games which will provide students with an introduction into computational logic skills and basic programming languages.


Upper Coding  Dojo (Ages 8-12)

Using a number of fun coding languages designed specifically for kids in 3rd-5th grade such as Scratch/hopscotch  along with HTML, CSS ,   JavaScipt, Python, and Ruby, a student will be  creating  a variety of projects  from games to the customized website; allowing them to learn the computational logic of computer Science and real languages used in the software engineer world. we focus on creating personalized websites about a topic that interests our students. They surf the web, collect pictures, videos, and use HTML, Css, & .Js (javascript) to Customize t their website. At the end of the course, they each do a brief presentation for the class highlighting all of their hard work. 

Dojo Coding Resister Here


Family Yoga  

parent and child yoga class is designed to introduce children to the wonderful world of yoga poses and activities and become aware of their inner selves through music, laughter and play!. 

Family Yoga Register Here

Youth Dance (ages 3-8).

Pre-Ballet (ages 3-5)

Our instructors lead participants in an introduction to ballet basics. Children will enhance balance, coordination, rhythm, and dance skill in a nurturing environment. We invite family and friends to join us the end of each session for a dance performance!.

Dance 101 (ages 3-5)

Explore many different styles of dance while improving balance, coordination, and motor skills. Students will be introduced to basic techniques from ballet, modern, hip hop, and world dance in a fun and playful class.

Dance 201 ( ages 6-8) 

Exploring the elements of dancing, Dance 201 builds a foundation of curiosity, enjoyment, and exploration of dance. Which develops a healthy way to let off steam and explore the world!

Youth Dance Register Here

Kids Night Out ( 18 mo - 12 years old )

Ready for a kids-free night? On the first Friday of every month, Bring your kids to us for a fun, supervised night of games, Sports, Crafts, Movies, and dinner.

Time: 6-10pm 

Kids Night Out Register Here


Youth Program Refund policy

Questions? Contact Ryan Babbitt, Youth and Family Director
510-318-7666 or Rbabbitt@ymcaeastbay.org