We want kids to learn, grow, and succeed!

And at the Oakland Y, our youth programs aim to do just that! Our summer classes and clinics are underway, but enrollment for Fall Programs opens up on July, 30th!

youth basketball class

Youth Basketball

Youth basketball at Downtown Oakland YMCA is a fun and exciting way for kids ages 3-13 to make new friends and stay active.

Check out our summer clinics! Designed to teach individual skill development and teamwork, players are encouraged to improve their skills through in-house scrimmages and games with other local YMCAs.
youth dance class

Youth Dance

Dance is a great way for kids to get moving, creating and express themselves. Our youth dance classes are for kids ages 3-12 and are available year round! Whether you are 2 or 92, dancing is good for the soul!

Learn more about this summer’s class schedule!
youth soccer class

Youth Soccer


Our youth soccer programs are a great way for kids to make friends, stay active and build soccer skills. Whether you want to introduce your child to the sport or improve on his/her knowledge and skills, our coaches use positive support to make sure your kids are learning and moving!

Learn more about our summer clinics for kids ages 3-5!