In addition to being a place to strengthen your body, the Glendale Sports Center is a place to strengthen your mind.

Boost your creativity, learn a new skill, or express yourself in any one of an array of programs. These programs aren’t limited to adults: Youth programs cater to children as young as 5. With everything under one roof, members can work out while their children are in class, or they can join a class of their own.

Contact for Programs

Get in touch with Kelly Cloughly at kcloughly@denverymca.org or 303.639.4711 for more information about our programs.

Glendale Sports Center - Youth Program

Youth programs

After-school and summer camp programs give children between the ages of 5 and 12 a safe, fun place to play, grow, and learn.  Youth can also enroll in specific programs, such as tennis, music, and dance, listed below.  All childcare is licensed and staffed by the YMCA.

Glendale Sports Center - Teen Program

Teen programs

Teens thrive in the positive environment created by after-school and summer drop-in programs. The program welcomes those currently in grades 7-12.  Teens can also enroll in our tennis, art, music, and dance programs listed below.

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Glendale Sports Center - Music Programs

Music programs

Learn to play a variety of instruments through music lessons offered by the Glendale Sports Center.

We offer private and semi-private lessons for youth and adults alike. Whether you have the basics down and want to learn intermediate skills, such as note reading, or have never picked up an instrument we can cater your lesson to your skill level. We offer private lessons in guitar, drumming, and piano/keyboard.

Glendale Sports Center - Dance Programs

Dance programs

Preschool Ballet is offered for a more traditional dance experience, where dancers can begin to learn the fundamentals. This class for ages 3-6 teaches the timeless art through the use of stories and imagery.

Learn Swing, Salsa and the Tango in our couples private dance lessons.  Whether you and your partner are gearing up for a big event or are just looking to try something new, private dance lessons have so much to offer.  Couple lessons are by appointment and take place in our Fitness Studio.

Please contact Kelly Cloughly for more information on our dance classes!

Glendale Sports Center - Art Programs

Art programs

Develop your artistic side with the help of a pair of art courses offered by the Glendale Sports Center.

In this Beginning Drawing class students will draw from a still life references while receive instruction regarding drawing technique and tools while gaining confidence drawing in black and white.

In the Acrylic Painting course, students will explore one method, in depth. Students will hone their skills in representational and abstract styles and have a chance to practice painting still life, interpret prints and master paintings, landscape, portraits, and more.

Intended for beginner through intermediate skill levels, the courses welcome those 14 years-adult

Glendale Sports Center - Martial Arts

Martial Arts

Our Karate program is geared to participants 12 years-adult and is a highly respected traditional martial art. Participants will improve their mental clarity, strength, speed, stamina, breath control and posture among many other benefits while learning this fighting art.