2 young boys doing martial arts

Health & Fitness Camps

Let the adventure begin! Whether your child is interested in exploring, creating, or possibly entertaining, the Y provides the perfect solution. We provide a fun, safe experience for kids to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and make lasting friendships.

Martial Arts

Martial Arts Sampler For Kids

This is a unique opportunity for kids (ages 6 – 11) to experience the exciting world of martial arts. During this class, students will learn basic martial arts techniques and knowledge of basic self-defense. In addition to physical training, the importance of mental discipline and focus will be emphasized. Martial arts is a fun and empowering activity for kids that helps build a positive mindset and builds confidence. The goal of this sampler class is to give students a taste of what our martial arts program has to offer and to help them discover a new passion that they can pursue further if they choose. ONE DAY CAMP!

K – 5th Grade

August 6th • 4:30 – 5:30pm

Meyer Center

Members: $10 • Non-Members: $15

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Martial Arts Workshop

Join us for an exciting and comprehensive workshop that covers classical martial arts emphasizing form and execution and modern combat sports-based techniques that focus on speed, power and conditioning. Finally, self-defense techniques that are practical and effective for real-life situations will be covered. You’ll learn how to defend against and escape from common attacks, such as grabs, strikes, and kicks. This workshop is perfect for anyone looking to explore various aspects of martial arts and sharpen their skills. ONE DAY CAMP!

6th – 8th Grade

August 6th • 5:40 – 7:40pm

Meyer Center

Members: $20 • Non-Members: $30

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Edwardsville YMCA