Learn New Skills and Grow
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM occupations have been growing throughout the years and now your children can have the opportunity to immerse in STEM Activities from an early age at the Y!
Chess at Hayes-Taylor Y and Spears Y
The Chess Club allows youth and adults to play and practice their chess skills to improve their strategy and critical thinking, all in a fun and friendly environment.
Hayes-Taylor YMCA Chess Club
Tuesdays | 6pm – 7:30 pm. Open to anyone ages 5 and up! Contact Mac Simms for more information at (336) 272-1101.
Spears YMCA Beginner Chess Class
Dates: Fridays, September 22, 2023 – November 10, 2023 | 7pm-8pm
Location: Spears YMCA Classroom
Cost: $35 YMCA Members, $50 Community Guests
Learn the elements and strategies of chess, improve critical thinking, problem-solving, and mathematical and reading ability. Enjoy the game for recreational purposes or to enter chess as a competitive sport with opportunities to compete in scholastic and United States Chess Federation competitions.
Become acquainted with the basic elements of the game, how pieces move, rules of capture, basic combinations, elementary strategy, and checkmate.
Spears YMCA Intermediate Chess Class
Dates: Thursdays, June 1, 2023 – July 20, 2023 | 7pm-7:55pm
Cost: $35 YMCA Member | $50 Community Guest
Location: Spears YMCA Red Room
Improve critical thinking, problem-solving, and mathematical and reading ability by learning the game of chess! Enjoy the game for recreational purposes or to enter chess as a competitive sport with opportunities to compete in scholastic and United States Chess Federation competition.
In this program, participants will advance to the next level with the intermediate elements of the game.
Private Piano Lessons at the Spears Y
Whether you're a beginner looking to learn how to play or someone looking to refine their skills, our instructor carefully considers the needs of each student. Private lessons are taught at the Spears Y by Nichole Bryan.
Ages: 5+ years
Cost for one 30-minute Lesson: $40 Members, $55 Community Guests
For more information or to schedule your lessons, please contact Nichole Bryan.
STEM Activities provide participants with a well-rounded foundation of skills to help them understand a wide range of concepts, creates critical thinkers and the next generation of innovators. STEM Activities in Greensboro, NC, are offered at our Spears and Hayes-Taylor YMCAs.
You can check out all the options and register for one activity today! We can’t wait to see you here!