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The 2017-2018 school year will begin August 8th for Shelby County Schools and August 9th for Hoover city Schools. We will begin pick-ups at the following served schools:
Kindergarten through Eighth Grade
COST PER MONTH, PER CHILD
$260 Non Members
*Please note that our monthly rate is based on our yearly rate divided over 10 equal monthly payments. Months with holiday will not be prorated. Afterschool payments are paid by monthly bank draft. Parents have the option of choosing the 1st or 15th of each month.
Contact- Nadin Johnson
We provide a safe and fun environment for all age groups, Kindergarten-8th graders. Each day will be planned with a field trip day, with optional swimming days. Items needed : A packed lunch (no peanut butter or nut products), 2-3 snacks, refillable water bottle, swim attire, and comfortable clothes with closed toed shoes. Your child will need to wear their summer day camp shirts to all field trips.
Returning Student Registration: Opens April 10th
New Student Registration: Opens April 17th
Dates: August 21, 2017 - May 18, 2018
School Days and Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm
Registration Fee: $25.00 per child
Kindergarten Readiness Program 3-4 year Olds
Price: $135 Members per month
$165 Non Members per month
Kindergarten Readiness Program 4-5 year Olds: Entering Kindergartners
$165 Non Members per month
For more information or questions, please contact
As a member, you will see that the Greystone YMCA is for the entire family. While you work out, your child(ren) will have a safe, fun, and learning environment. Please fill out the regitsration form and readover the Learn and Play policy below.
Learn and Play Registration Form
Learn and Play Parent Handbook
Hours: Monday - Thursday
Friday: 8am-1pm, 3:30pm-6pm
* Hours during the summer will change.
Do you need to run errands, and you don't want to take the kids? We have Drop n Go available for our members. Ages: A walking 1 year old to 12 year olds.
1-2 hours: $12.00 for the first child/$8 for each additional child
2-4 hours: $20.00 for the first child/$16 for each additional child
These hours are Monday-Friday only and during Learn and Play operational hours.
Parents Night Out is a member service and the perfect opportunity for you and your spouse or friends to enjoy a kid free evening. Each participant will recieve two slices of pizza and one drink. School-aged participants will enjoy themed activites and games in the Childcare Area upstairs as the younger participants will remain in the Learn and Play Area.
Youth Development is the social-emotional, cognitive, and physical processes that all youth uniquely experience from birth to career. A successful development process fulfills children and teens’ innate need to be loved, spiritually grounded, educated, competent, and healthy.
Trading stories and sharing a favorite book or song with a new friend. Being greeted with smiles and high-fives from staff and team-mates after scoring the winning point. Always fitting in, just for being you. This is what the Y's summer camp is all about—ensuring kids get more out of their summer break: more friendships, more accomplishments and more belonging.
We demonstrate the role positive relationships play in the well-being of a child through:
• Staff-camper Relationships
• Camper Peer Friend-making
• Parent Engagement
We help children realize their passions, talents and potential through:
• Achievement Passport
• Skill Variety & Mastery Charts
•Disguised learning activities through STEM, Reading and Writing
We are a place where kids feel safe, welcomed and can express their individuality through:
• Autonomous Choices
• Rituals and Traditions
• Daily Activity Framework
Our core values. We make our core values—caring, honesty, respect and responsibility—part of everything we do.
Our commitment. We plan our programs around with developing the whole child. We will create a fun and engaging environment that is focuses on friendship, accomplishment and belonging.
Our staff. We are caring, competent and experienced. Our training includes camp safety, activity planning, CPR, First Aid, and more, making your child’s experience both safe and fun.
Low camp staff/child ratios.
1:10 entering grades K-3
1:12 entering grades 4-8
Our promise. No child is denied access due to inability to pay.
Our pledge. We are dedicated to making you and your child’s experiences at the Y extraordinary. At the end of the day, your child will come home with stories of a fun-filled and fabulous day.
•Low staff to child ratios
•Campers are assigned a specific leader within camp
•Monitored sign in and sign out
•Rigorous staff training
•C.A.T.C.H activities to keep campers moving
•Swimming and other water activities
•KidzLit and KidzMath games
•Sports and Games
•Multitude of outdoor activities
•Parents receive weekly highlight sheets with activity schedule and special reminders.
•Parents can communicate with staff to help each child have a great experience.
•Our staff will let you know about your child’s successes and any problems.
•We conduct evaluations for feedback all summer long
•Leadership team available by phone or email to answer questions
•We keep your personal information confidential.
You will receive 6 30-minute lessons with a certified swim lesson instructor. The classes will be scheduled at your convenience. Please fill out the registration form and return it with your payment to the welcome center or you can register on line. The Aquatics Department will contact you to confirm start time and date.
Cost: $100 for Members | $145 for Non-Members
After School Practice
Super Squad-Tues/Thurs 4-4:45 p.m.
Level II-Mon/Wed/Fri 4-5 p.m.
Level III- Mon-Thurs 4-5 p.m.
Junior I-Mon-Fri 5-6:30 p.m.
Super Squad- $195 YMCA Members, $250 General Public
Level II- $250 YMCA Members, $310 General Public
Level III- $285 YMCA Members, $355 General Public
Junior I- $320 YMCA Members, $415 General Public
**All groups pay a $95 annual registration due in August**
**Meet fees are an additional cost**
Days-Mon/Wed/Fri 4-4:50 p.m.
Age- 14 years and up
Kerrie Johnson, Swim team Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org
Angie Trantham, Head Coach, email@example.com
Your swimmer will enjoy the fun atmosphere that home school swimming provides! Our friendly home school coach will start each practice, prior to getting in the pool, with a time of fun dry land P.E. exercise. Swimmers will then be introduced to the fundamentals of different stroke techniques, while gaining strength and confidence. Swimmers will improve overall health, while practicing positive social skills.
Many of our home school swimmers have moved into competitive swim team programs where they continue to excel and develop in the sport of swimming! Please consider joining our home school swim program and help your child achieve skills that will last them a lifetime!
Swimmers of all levels can participate
Membership in the YMCA is not required to participate
MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT IS 5YRS OLD AND MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM THE LENGTH OF THE POOL UNASSISTED
First Semester Wednesday, September 7 – Wednesday, December 6
Head HomeSchool Swim Coach, Becky Heisner, firstname.lastname@example.org
All lifeguarding classes taught at the Greystone YMCA are Red Cross based. Participants must be at least 15 years of age at the time of the class and must successfully complete the prerequisites of the course on the first day of class.
Note: There are no refunds or fund transfers for any missed or failed classes
Class Dates for 2018 (Registration begins January 1, 2018)
Class dates for 2018 coming soon.
$70 Non-Refundable Deposit is Due at Registration
$150 will be due on the second day of class
Total Class Cost is $220
**The re-certification participants must attend all classes Wed-Sun of each lifeguard class. You must have a current certification to take a re-cert class.
Re-Cert Cost: $100
For further information please contact Aquatics Director Becky Heisner at (205) 981-0144 or email at email@example.com
YMCA youth sports register players whether you are a YMCA member or not and we play among other YMCA branches. Our leagues are divided into age-ranges (3-14yo) and are both co-ed and gender specific. Use the published age requirement chart at time of registration. We emphasize fairness and build player confidence through achievement and believe competition is best kept in perspective to achieve these goals. Please open the sport that interests you!
Go here to register:
Registration is on-line (first-come) and you select the practice day (Team) convenient to bring your child each week. Our leagues are officiated with experienced YMCA staff. Our volunteer coaches pass background checks and given on-line training tools to make their efforts pay off.
Flag Football, Soccer and Girl's Volleyball are offered in the Spring and Fall. Baseball is a summer sport and Basketball is offered in the winter months. Note: We do not allow players currently in other competitive same sport leagues, to enroll.
Sports Director George Becker 205 981-0144
All YMCA Youth Sports depend on all participants to behave in accordance with common-sense responsibility and character. To codify our expectations, we have adopted a Code Of Conduct policy whose guidelines are a minimum listing, but is not limited to, best practices for a rewarding and pleasurable experience for all. In those situations where behavior is deemed outside of our core values, and directed to either fellow participants, family members, staff or officials, the YMCA reserves the right and responsibility to dis-associate our program from that individual(s). Coaches are mandated to read, sign and return this form prior to coaching any team within the Birmingham YMCA branches.
For an overview of each sport that offers most important details, please open the FAQ file.
Weather Conditions If weather becomes an issue, call our Greystone YMCA branch. Final decisions to play will be determined (60) minutes prior to game time. Presume all games will be played unless otherwise officially canceled.
Uniforms will be distributed prior to the first game.
Use the published age requirement chart at time of registration
T Ball Rules
5-6yo Co-Ed Baseball Rules
7-9yo Boys BB and Girls SB
10yo Up Boys BB and Girls SB Rules
Baseball At Home Tips
3-5yo Training Course
6-7yo Training Course
8-9yo Training Course
10-11yo Training Course
12+yo Training Course
Games Approach to Practice- Find out how a practice is improved by actually playing
6-7yo Training Plan
8-9yo Training Plan
10-11yo Training Plan
12+yo Training Plan
Fall registration opens: June 24, 2017-August 12, 2017. Teams are small to encourage skill development and fill up fast prior to registration end dates. Go here to register:
Age assignment: Please consult the age-chart during registration to match birthdates with corresponding leagues.
All games are on Saturday mornings at participating YMCA's and local area schools or community partners.
Flag Football is among the fastest growing youth sports team at Greystone YMCA and a great place to teach the game to first-time players and sharpen skills for 'return- players'. Our league is offered both in the spring and fall each year and run for (8) weeks. Practice is one time (60 minutes) per week. We are expanding our league this year; ages start at 5-6yo, 7-8yo, 9-10yo, 11-12yo, (where available). Players are welcome to play up an age group but NEVER down.
Coaches are volunteer parents and are prepared with a comprehensive e-learning training course. Jerseys are supplied. Medallions are included for U10 players only. All teams require volunteer coaches.
Well fitted sneakers, cleats are optional, mouth guard, athletinc shorts, own football- see rules for size.
The Y has rules modified to maximize competitive and safe play. Flag Football is a NON Contact sport. Use the published age requirement chart at time of registration. Take a minute and read through the rules for your age of play. It is recommended you print off and bring these rules to your games and review for clarification with the officials prior to the start. We do not allow complete teams currently playing in competitive basketball leagues, to enroll.
5yo Training Plans
6-7yo Training Plans
8-9yo Training Plans
10-11yo Training Plans
12+yo Training Plans
Well fitted eneakers, athletic shorts and t Shirts. Own volleyball. Open rules for correct style and size volleyball.
Shin guards, athletic sneakers, own ball: See rules
We do not allow complete teams currently playing in competitive basketball leagues, to enroll.
Our Martial Arts program focuses on the Korean form of Tang Soo DO. Our goal s not to promote violence, but to prepare the students for greater all-around physical fitness and positive mental attributes.
Classes are divided into Adult and Youth on different evening weekdays. All classes kept small to maximize learning resulting in improved flexibility, coordination, discipline and mental strength training through a system of beginner to advanced steps. No prior experience is necessary . In addition, parents and children can take classes together and will offer mutual rewards for building greater respect among family members
Our curriculum is designed to promote higher academic achievement, stronger physical fitness and mental strength. Proven curriculum based instructions provides for rapid advancement through certification.
Play over small tennis nets and use red tennis balls, hand-eye coordination games, contests, introduce basic instruction. (Must have a minimum of 4 players for 1.5 hr clinic, otherwise will be cut down to 1 hr)
Pro Teaching: Rennie Benoit
Play regular size tennis nets, use Orange balls. Some games, contests, scoring, and starting to rally back and forth with each other using the full court. Understanding and practicing singles and doubles for juniors team tennis. (Must have a minimum of 4 players for 1.5 hr clinic, otherwise will be cut down to 1 hr)
COST: $50 PER WEEK OR $20 PER DAY
Must have the desire to learn the basic strokes. Must be committed to improvement and try out for a middle school tennis team. Play regular size tennis nets, use Green balls. Some games, contests, scoring, and starting to rally back and forth with each other using the full court. Understanding and practicing singles and doubles for juniors team tennis. (Must have a minimum of 4 players for 1.5 hr clinic, otherwise will be cut down to 1 hr)
Pro Teaching: Rennie Benoit and/or Steve Faulkner
COST: $50 PER WEEK OR $20 PER DAY
Must have the desire to learn the basic strokes or already be able to rally and control your strokes. Play regular size tennis nets, use of regular yellow balls. Must be committed and coachable to improving their tennis game to try out for a school tennis team. (Must have a minimum of 4 players for 1.5 hr clinic, otherwise will be cut down to 1 hr)
Private Lessons Group Lessons
30 Mins $25 1 Hour $60
1 Hour $45 1.5 Hour $90
MISSION: To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
VISION: We will lead our community to become the healthiest in America.
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