Be Active After School Program

Be Active After School Program

Be Active is the newest addition to the YMCA’s afterschool programming, and the only program designed especially for Middle Schoolers!  In collaboration with the Torrington Youth Services Bureau, we are offering fun-filled physical education followed by enriching group discussions and workshops.

With activities designed to build a healthy spirit, mind and body, the MBA program will be impactful on multiple levels. Students will leave the program having built deeper relationships with their peers, having gained trusted adult mentors in the community and newfound confidence in their ability to handle life’s physical and social challenges.

See below for a full program description.

Middle School Be Active Program

4/1/24 - 5/31/24


  • The “Be Active Program”, a collaboration between the YMCA and The Torrington Youth Service Bureau (TYSB) is an eight-week program especially for Middle School students.
  • Students will be brought from the Middle School to the Torrington YMCA, located on 259 Prospect Street, by school bus, or may be dropped off by a family member. Students will arrive at the Y at approximately 3:15 PM.
  • Y staff will meet students at drop off, students will receive a snack and will then attend their activities.

*Please make sure you complete an Alternate Busing Request Form and return to your child’s school PRIOR to the program starting*

  • The Y led activities section of this program runs from 3:30 PM -4:30 PM.
  • At 4:30 PM a Y staff, together with a TYSB staff, will walk with the students one-block to the TYSB office located at 8 Church Street. Students will be provided with refreshments and have a “Snack and Chat Gathering”. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: Social Emotional Learning Activities, Financial Literacy, Work Readiness Skills, Healthy Living choices and appropriate topics suggested by the students.
  • Parents/designee will pick-up students at 5:30 PM at the TYSB located at 8 Church Street.
  • Activities offered include:











(Activities might change for each session)

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
8/9/23 5/31/24 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

04/01/24 - 05/31/24