Arts & Humanities
The YMCA of Greater Brandywine offers a wide variety of programs for youth, teens and adults across Chester County including art, dance, theatre, music and cooking programs.
The Y offers youth and adults the opportunity to explore the arts, express their creativity and take risks in a safe and encouraging environment. From art studios to the stage, program ranging from introductory classes to public performances. Our Imaginarium is a hub for creativity and our 5,500 square foot theater provides unparalleled performance opportunities.
Ages 3 & Up
Pull up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with classes in pottery, sculpting, painting, drawing, cartooning, clay molding, sewing, knitting and 3D projects. Visual arts programs are offered throughout the year and are open to students of any ability from ages three to adult.
Ages 2 & Up
Dance classes such as ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern dance, hip hop and belly dancing, are offered throughout the year, but the majority are offered during the school year. Classes are open to students of any ability from ages two to adult.
Ages 3 & Up
Got the acting bug? Audition for a show or take a class to learn the different aspects of the theatre. The next great Broadway star could be you! In addition to multiple productions throughout the year at our Upper Main Line YMCA and Jennersville YMCA, there are multiple theatre workshops. A variety of programs and performance opportunities are offered for ages three and up.
Ages 1 - 12
Music ignites all areas of child development. It helps the body and the mind work together, sparking brain development. In addition to the developmental benefits of music, it provides us with joy. The YMCA of Greater Brandywine has a variety of programs for musicians of any ability from ages one to 12.
Ages 3 - 6
Cooking helps children develop fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination and early concepts of math and science as well as allowing them a sense of achievement and self-sufficiency! Classes are offered for preschoolers, ages 3-6.