An opportunity for children to prepare for the Spring Y-Star Basketball League and learn the game of basketball from the ground up. Instruction will emphasize having fun, proper technique, and basketball skill development. The last week of the clinic will consist of random team games.
Location: Wausau Branch South Gym
Dates: Thursdays, Jan. 12- Feb. 16

Ages: 4 & 5 years old       5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
6 & 7 years old                  5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
8 & 9 years old                 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
10 & 11 years old              6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

CARDIO KIDS- Ages 6-12:

This FREE, fun and exciting class offers dynamic activities and games geared toward children ages 6-12 years. Class features warm-up exercises, baseline fitness, games and team sports emphasizing coordination. Sessions are offered at both branches, 5:30 pm Tuesdays at Wausau and 5:30 pm Thursdays at Aspirus. No fee to members but please register in advance.

Experience the thrill, challenge and delight of rock climbing on the Indoor Climbing Wall. Plenty of route diversity, overhangs, traverses and beginner routes. Staffed by experienced climbers. Come learn a new skill. Group wall climb times available. Try our Climbing Wall class for ages 5-14 years. Fee is $26 for members, $41 for non-members. 5 p.m. classes Monday nights at Wausau Branch
Winter: Jan. 9 – Feb. 13, 2017
Spring 1: Feb. 27- April 17, 2017


Ages 3 -4 yrs. Children will develop team coordination skills and strategy in a variety of sports.  Kinder Sports will help the participant build an “I can do it” attitude. Class sizes will be limited to 12 children. Class time is 9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday mornings in Wausau Branch South Gym. Fee is $26 for members, $41 for non-members.
Winter: Jan. 12- Feb. 16
Spring 1: March 2- April 20
(No class March 30)
Spring 2: April 27- June 8

TODDLER TIME- Ages 2-5 years, with a parent:
A great class for your toddler to become active while doing fun activities and games with other children. No fee for members, $15 for non-members. Offered at 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays at 11:15 am in Wausau Branch South Gym and Tuesday at 10 am in Aspirus Branch Gym.



(Ages 4 – 6 yrs.) – In this class we will teach your child the basics in self defense. They will learn how to deal with strangers, stretch muscles, do basic kicking techniques, self defense moves to get them out of danger, and coordination drills that will help them cross train in many other sports. Uniforms may be purchased through the instructor. Additional test fees for certification. Class meets from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Fee is $40 for members and $50 for non-members.

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(Ages 7 yrs. to adult) – Children will learn to defend themselves standing up and on the ground. Class introduces Tae Kwon Do, Hopkido and Ju Jitsu. Self defense skills will build confidence and promote leadership skills in adults and children to help them succeed in life. This class is for beginners and advanced belt levels. Uniforms may be purchased through the instructor. Additional test fee for certification. 7 pm classes Monday in South Fitness Studio at Wausau Branch. Fee is $40 for members and $55 for non-members.




This FREE 15 minute orientation is required for children who want to use the track. Schedule an appointment at Member Service Center of either branch. Following completion of the orientation, youth ages 7-9 are allowed on the track with adult supervision. After taking the orientation, youth ages 10-15 can use the track unsupervised. *Track is open for walking and running by those 16 and over.


Class includes hands-on experience with fitness training equipment. Youth who successfully complete the program will be certified to use the track and Wellness Center equipment. Sign up at Member Service Center of either branch.