YMCA of Greater Providence
South County Branch



The South County YMCA offers a wide range of programs and activities for children. Younger children enjoy our complimentary Kids Care and Kids Gym while parents and caregivers take some wellness time for themselves. Kids as young as 3 enjoy preschool gymnastics and independent swim instruction to start them off early that fitness is fun. We often have special events such as our Kids Triathlon, Healthy Kids Day, and Bike Day for families to enjoy the YMCA together.



Check out our program brochure for program and swim lesson schedules. 

Youth Gymnastics

Are your kids flipping and tumbling all over your house? Bring them to our gym to flip, tumble and turn safely! We offer five different gymnastics programs for kids: Tumblin' Tots, Mini Super Heroes, Ninja Warriors, and Beginner & Intermediate Gymnastics. All our gymnastics staff are URI gymnasts and cheerleaders. Our programs are introductory, not for advanced or competitive gymnasts. Click here to learn more about the Sept. 15 session. Register by contacting our Welcome Center at 401.783.3900 or register online here.

S3 Sports Performance Training

Speed…Strength…Stamina. Everything needed to excel in sports at any level. The YMCA S3 sports performance coaches offer sports training programs in both private and small-group formats for athletes of all ages. Teen speed clinics, AAU baseball programs, private gymnastics sessions and custom running training plans are some examples of how the S3 sports performance programs can help athletes either learn or master their game. Read more about the training options here and view upcoming session info here.


    The South County YMCA is happy to provide this service to members requiring child care services while participating in activities in and around the facility. The Kids Care program is free of charge while members enjoy their workout/program. Parents with children as young as 6 weeks may use Kids Care.

      • Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 12pm
      • Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 7:30pm
      • Saturday & Sunday: 8:30am - 12pm


And for older kids who have outgrown Kids Care, check out PrimeTIME! PrimeTIME is a FREE program for children age 6-11 who may have outgrown Kid’s Care but still like to have fun while parents work out. It includes teamwork and sports such as soccer, dodge ball, kickball, archery, basketball and volleyball; age-appropriate fitness such as LesMills Born to Move; and age-appropriate activities such as arts & crafts, board games, cards, beads, word search and play-dough. Click here for the schedule and more information.


Kids Gym is for potty trained children from ages 3 to 10 years old. Children have an opportunity to play on soft gym equipment, participate in organized games/activities, and bounce in our bounce house on selected mornings and evenings.



Kids (ages 4-11 years) will enjoy dinner and a movie at the Y! Please feel free to pack PJs, pillows, blankets. Space is limited so please call the Welcome Center at 783-3900 to reserve at least 24 hours in advance. Kids Night Out is from 5:00pm to 9:00pm and is $20.00 for the first member child, and $15 for each additional member child. Non-member children are $30.00 for the first, and $20 for each additional non-member child.

Upcoming Kids Night Out Dates:

November 20, 2015
March 18, 2016
December 18, 2015
April 15, 2016
January 15, 2016
May 20, 2016
February 19, 2016
June 17, 2016



We have a number of Birthday Party options available to meet the interests of your child. To schedule please contact our Welcome Center at 401-783-3900.

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