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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!


LEGO® Robotics at Spears YMCA

Learn to code using LEGO® and robotics! Code a robot sessions with weekly lessons that build on each other. Email for more information.


Mommy/Daddy & Me: Learn to Code at Spears YMCA

Learn to code with your children. Join STEM Kids NC each month and bring your device! Free for kids K-5.


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 | 6 – 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

Ages: 7-14 years
ates: Fridays, November 5, 2021 to January 14, 2022
*Please note that class will not meet on November 26, December 24 and December 31
Time: 7 – 7:55 pm
Location: Spears YMCA Red Room
Registration Fees: $35 YMCA Member; $50 Non-Member

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 competitions. Participants will become acquainted with the basic elements of the game, how pieces move, rules of capture, basic combinations, elementary strategy, and checkmate.

Register Online

For more information, please contact: Patience Sides or call (336) 387-9622


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!