TEENS at the MIDDLESEX Y

WE WANT YOU HERE!





The Middlesex Y welcomes teens to come and visit as often as possible

Contact our
Teen Coordinator


Antwon Hawkins
(860) 343-6229
ahawkins@midymca.org

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Receive all the latest updates & information about teen activities happening at the Y!

Join our e-mail list today for the latest updates.

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Thanks to Andre Drummond, current player for the NBA's 76ers, the Middlesex Y is able to offer qualifying teens a free 1 year membership to the Y.

Space is limited so apply soon!

TEEN PROGRAMMING AT YOUR Y

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Click the above image to view/print a program flyer

Friday Nights

7:00pm - 9:00pm

 

For teens in 6th-9th grade 

& Andre's All-Stars Members.

 

$3 entry fee for non Y members

Free entry for active Y members

 

Face masks may be required

at this time.

Pizza, Snacks & Drink

are available

Come to: Play Basketball,

Use the Fitness Center

Play Games, Karaoke, Paint, & Lounge 

You Can Also Register When You Arrive
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To Subscribe to TEEN VIBE, e-mail the word "subscribe" to: teenvibect@gmail.com 

Become a TEEN VIBE contributor!

 

We hold weekly meetings each

Thursdays 3:30pm - 4:30pm

 

Meetings are conveniently held online

(Zoom)

Open to Middle & High School Students

You do not have to attend meetings regularly to submit your content for publishing 

TEEN VIBE is a partnership program with the Russell Library and meets once a week to create monthly newsletters throughout the school year that are for teens - by teens, as well as the community.

 

Click Here to see how to submit your content

View Issues of TEEN VIBE

Subscribe to TEEN VIBE by emailing the word
"subscribe" to: teenvibect@gmail.com

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Girls Leadership

Click the above image to view/print a program flyer

"REAL AS ME"

Currently running at Beman Middle School

1 Wilderman's Way Middletown, CT

Wednesdays from 4pm - 5pm

part of the Century 21 afterschool programming

Build skills in:

Leadership, Team-building, Communication, Career-Readiness, Self-Confidence, Resiliency, Problem Solving, Conflict Resolution & more

Our program is lead by a trained female instructor who has a vested interest in seeing young ladies build strong futures.

If you would like to learn more information about this amazing program for girls, contact our Teen Coordinator today.

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TEEN FIT 365

Join & Participate All Year Long

Earn Rewards for your Fitness

 

Teen Fit 365 is a free, year-round health & wellness program for teens of all ages

Y Membership Not Required to Participate

As a participant, you will receive a tracking calendar that provides all the information you'll need to get started. This Personal Activity Calendar (PAC) will allow you to earn points & rewards throughout the year. 

Begin Anytime Throughout The Year

As a member of Teen Fit 365, you will be able to visit the Y twice a month for teen groups fitness sessions.

Your PAC will have details inside to get you started.

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Teens Restore

Transform the Old into Something New!

Coming: Spring of 2022

Work with your hands & tools to restore and up-cycle items

Grades 7th-12th

 

This program is in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Cromwell, CT

Not Yet Available

Do you enjoy working with your hands and coming up with creative solutions for under-used items/furniture?

Well, look no further.

Teens Restore is a program you can join to put your creativity and craft to work.

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Teen Advisory Board

Food, Conversation & Fun

Exclusively for Y teen members

Enjoy a meal with other teens members while engaging in conversation and playing a game or two to build connections.

 

For ages 13-17

(Including Andre's All-Stars)

 

Seating is limited so you must pre-register in order to attend each month.

2nd Tuesdays of Every Month from 4:30pm-6pm

 

It's first come, first served on registering each month.

This is our thank you to teens for being dedicated members!

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Writer's Block

Poetry,
Songs,
Comedy &
Short Stories

Click the above image to view/print a program flyer

Write, Share, & Listen

Open Mic

 

For teens in 7th-12th grade 

Mondays from 3:45pm - 5pm

 

Runs from September through June

 

If you are someone who enjoys to write poetry, songs, short-stories, or comedy and want to potentially share your craft with others, this may be the program for you.

Show Us What You've Got!

Don't miss the opportunity to collaborate with others and even have your work showcased inside

TEEN VIBE.

Your voice has a new platform to be heard with

Writer's Block

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Teens Take Action

Volunteering &

Community Service

 

Are you a teen who is looking to serve your community and gain community service/volunteering time? 

then join

Y Teens Take Action

TTA

 

When you join the Y's TTA volunteer program, you'll be serving your community twice a month in group service projects that you get to help brainstorm, and organize to achieve the team's objectives for serving your community.

Requirements for becoming a TTA volunteer:

  • Be a current High School student or between 14-18 yrs old.

  • Attend at least one volunteering event/ meeting each month.

  • Be a team player, put forth a good effort, communicate with others.

TEEN Quote of the MONTH

"Rising above your negative attitude means tapping into your positive attitude."