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Healthy habits stick when started at a young age. Our Youth Health & Wellness programs give kids all the tools and support necessary to create lasting foundations that will allow them to be confident, healthy, and happy.

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Babysitting Training Course

$55 $85 12-15

Downtown Boise Y: Jul 25 | Feb 22 | Oct 3
West Boise Y: Aug 15 | Sep 19 | Dec 12

This one-day course includes ASHI-Approved Certification card and can help young adults interview for suitable babysitting positions. Participants will learn how to choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, prevent injuries and be prepared if an emergency happens, handle bedtime issues, and more!

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Summer Kids PE

Free Free 5–12

This class is available as a Virtual Group Exercise Class. Click here for the Virtual Workout Schedule.

Join us for a fun, safe virtual kids PE class where your kiddos can engage, be active, make new friends, and have fun while promoting physical activity facilitated by a NASM Certified Personal Trainer.  

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Youth Fit

$40 $52 10–15

4-week sessions occur monthly
Downtown Boise Y: Tue, Thu, 4–5pm
South Meridian Y: Tue, Thu, 4:45–5:40pm

Designed specifically for youth ages 10–15, this program features constantly varied activities that focus on balance, agility, coordination, speed, strength, stamina, endurance, flexibility, athleticism, and core strength.

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Youth Strength Training

$33 for 1 child | $10 for each additional child in same household (Max 4) Membership Required 10–14

Participants learn how to safely use the fitness equipment and provide basic knowledge to start their own personal fitness program. Participants will learn etiquette on the floor, benefits, and risks. After completing this course, kids will be able to pick up a badge each time they come into the facility and use the cardio and strength training circuit machines without an adult present.

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