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Pre Teen & Teen Programs

With the growing pressures on young people, the MetroWest YMCA provides a safe and positive atmosphere for youth to have independence, learn the values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty.

Leaders Club

YMCA Teen Leaders Club

GRADES 6-8, Thursdays 4:30 – 6:00 pm


Thursdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

Do more, be more! Come check out the MetroWest Family Outdoor Center’s Leaders Clubs! Leaders is a nationwide YMCA program that teach teens leadership skills through community service, volunteerism, and personal growth. Teens have the opportunity to create strong and positive relationships, make connections in their community, and meet other teens across the New England Area. Jr. Leaders for grades 6-8. Leaders Clubs for grades 9-12. Open to all teens in the MetroWest community. The cost of these clubs are FREE FOR ALL! Weekly meetings are held at the Family Outdoor Center in Hopkinton, MA


LEAP Grades 6th-8th Thursdays, 2-6pm, 

Leap into the MetroWest Family Outdoor Center’s new Leadership, Education, & Adventure Program! LEAP is an after school program every Thursday for teens to gain leadership skills through adventurebased activities; including indoor rock climbing, ar- chery, high and low ropes course elements, hiking, snowshoeing, boating, and more! Teens will partici- pate in homework help, a healthy snack, an adven- ture activity, and a leadership activity each week. Transportation provided for Adams, Ashland, and Holliston Middle School students. $133/member per 6 week session, $199/non-member per 6 week session

For more information about either of these clubs, please contact:
Kelley Ratcliffe, Camp & Teen Director 508-435-3945 x 101, KMRatcliffe@metrowestymca.org

Teen Nights

Throughout the school year the MetroWest YMCA hosts teen activities on Friday and Saturday Nights.  Programs like, Holliston Fridays, Y-Night at the Framingham Branch, and Teen Night in Hopkinton/Ashland/Keefe Tech (rotating weekends)


  • Y NIGHT @ FRAMINGHAM BRANCH   Grades 5-8, Saturdays 7-9:45pm   Saturday Nights throughout the School year the MetroWest YMCA hosts Y-Night!  Come hangout with old friends and make new friends! Play a game of basketball, or swim in our heated swimming pool! This program is available to all students in grades 5 through 8 and runs from 7:00pm through 9:45pm. The program is free for members of the Framingham YMCA and is $7 for non-members.

2019 Y-Night Dates:

September 28

For more information please contact the MetroWest YMCA at (508) 879-4420 

Teen Health, Wellness & Sports Programs

Teen Health, Wellness & Sports

  • Sports Performance Conditioning
  • Yoga
  • Noon Time Basketball
  • Teen Swimming Lessons
  • Teen Workout In Wellness Center
  • Group Exercise Classes (16+)
  • Teen Memberships (Ages 13-17)