Programs at Monroe

Active Older Adults
At the Monroe Family Branch, seniors stay active, get involved, and gain a sense of belonging. Whether it’s joining a social club, taking a class or participating in special events like senior camping, the Monroe Y provides seniors with opportunities to meet people and try new things. Designed for individuals 55 years and older, SilverSneakers and Water Fitness classes are offered, as well as variety of activities and outings. For more information, please contact Paul Costantino at 271-5320.

Aquatics programs at the Monroe Family Branch include water fitness and Active Older Adult classes along with swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. The Monroe Y also offers lifeguard, swim instructor, First Aid and CPR training. For more information, please contact Ashley Ryan at 341-3078.

Birthday Parties
Celebrate your child’s birthday at the Monroe Family YMCA! Sit back and relax as your child enjoys a memorable birthday celebration led by our trained party staff. Parties include choice of the Arts & Crafts, Pool or Gym and packages include birthday cake, beverages and party decorations. For more information or to book a party, please contact Ashley Ryan at 341-3078. Click here to view our party packet.

Child Care
The Monroe Family YMCA offers before and after school care for kids in grades K-6. Trained staff will supervise children in activities including arts & crafts, structured play, homework, and snack time. We even offer Fun Clubs during days off from school as an extension to our Child Care Program. The Monroe Y also has two preschool offerings serving 2-3 year olds and 4-5 year olds. These programs run September through June and follow the Rochester City School District calendar. For more information, please contact Bill Nunez at 271-5321.

Family Time
The Monroe Family YMCA is focusing on families with children ranging from infants to teens by featuring programming for every member of the family to enjoy. Special attention is being given to providing members with a full range of activities on weekends. The following program options and activity areas allow families to participate together or independently while at the YMCA:
Child Watch: (ages 6 weeks - 5 years) Our Child Care staff will care for your infants and toddlers while you are using our facility. Infant care is limited. 
Parents Night Out: Enjoy a night out on the town while we take care of dinner and your kids!
Family Gym: 6-12 year olds can use the gym without a parent, but parents must remain in the building and sign their children in. For the safety of all children, no soccer or basketball is allowed during Family Gym. 
For more information, please contact Vanessa Martell at 271-5323.

Health, Well-Being and Fitness
Whether you are new to health and fitness or have been active your entire life, the Y can help you move toward a healthier, happier and more balanced life. At the Monroe Y, you can examine nutrition, weight management, stress reduction, the role of community support and more. Our certified coaches and instructors can help you identify what's most important to you and how to achieve success.

Health, Well-Being and Fitness programs at the Monroe Family YMCA are geared toward all ages and all levels of activity including Teens, Adults, Seniors and Families. Programs include wellness programs and Group Exercise classes. We also have specialized staff members available to help you achieve your fitness goals, such as Personal Trainers. Whatever your fitness goals are, the Monroe Y is here to support you every step of the way! For more information, please contact Amy Cuomo-Oberst at 256-8210.


Iddy Biddy Sports (ages 3-5) 
The Monroe Y is committed to providing a fun, educational first sports experience for your child. Our Iddy Biddy Sports program introduces children to the games, rules and fundamental skills for sports such as soccer, basketball and floor hockey. Our program also concentrates on teaching sportsmanship, positive competition and building positive relation-ships between participants. The YMCA core values (Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility) and nutrition are discussed at every class with time.
Youth Sports (ages 6-12)
The Monroe Y provides Youth Sports classes and leagues that will help your child be successful both on and off the field. In our classes and leagues children will work on individual skill development, learn how to work as a team and be introduced to sport specific team strategies. We will provide an environment in which our athletes learn and understand the importance of positive competition.
For more information, please contact Kyle Antilla at 271-5323.

Summer Camp
Set on 800 spectacular acres located along the eastern banks of the Genesee River in the Genesee Valley Park, Camp Thunderbird provides campers ages 4-12 with a well-balanced program. Campers will experience a dynamic program weekly including swimming, sports, adventure and creative/performing arts. A flexible 9-week summer camp season accommodates the needs of our camp families. Please click here to learn more!


Leaders Club: The Monroe Leaders Club is a unique program designed to help teens (grades 7-12) develop their personal values through community service, leadership and teambuilding. Teens can participate in fundraising, volunteering, social activities, event planning, teen nights, and overnights. Leaders Clubs are held at YMCA’s across the country and our members will have opportunities to meet club members from across the Northeast region at weekend Teen Rallies and summer Leaders School.

Jr. Leaders Club: Based on our popular leaders club, the Junior Leaders Club will meet once a week to do fun activities and games, learn about responsibility, community service and values, and learn some of the many Leader’s Club traditions! Jr. Leaders Club members can attend the Upstate New York Teen Rally at Camp Gorham in May.

Teen City: Monday - Friday | 3:00-8:00pm

Teen Sports Night: Every Friday of each month, teens will meet at the YMCA and play pickup sports from 6:00-8:00pm. Sports may include kickball, hockey, soccer, basketball, or handball in the Monroe gym.

Teen Basketball: Pickup games on Mondays | 6:00-9:30pm

For more information, please contact Mike Bovay at 341-4072.