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QUAKERTOWN BRANCH

Our Quakertown Branch is conveniently located in Quakertown, PA and provides programs and services for the entire family. The facility has a state-of-the-art fitness center with free weights and cardiovascular equipment, aquatics center wiith lap pool, family pool with waterslide and sauna, group exercise classes, babysitting services, locker rooms for men, women and families and on on-site child care center and summer camp program.

quakertown branch hours

Hours now through November 1, 2020

Monday - Friday5:00 AM-1:00 PM
4:45 PM-8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday

7:00 AM-3:00 PM

Hours now beginning November 2, 2020

Monday - Friday5:00 AM-8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday

7:00 AM-3:00 PM

quakertown address

401 Fairview Avenue
Quakertown, PA  18951
215.536.9622

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Financial assistance is available for membership, programs and camp through an application process. Visit the FA webpage HERE for information and forms. 

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QUAKERTOWN SCHEDULES

Reservation link <HERE>

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<Recreational Swim>
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Policies have changed during this COVID-19 reopening. Please visit our safety protocols page  <HERE>.

Reservations are required for:

  • indoor and outdoor group exercise classes
  • gymnasium use
  • lap/recreational swim

Click below to register today:

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View our <Quakertown program guide>, a quick and easy way to see all the programs offered for the session.

Programs are also available for online registration below during the online registration time frame.

Register for programs anytime by calling the branch!


REGISTRATION INFORMATION


Fall 2020 & ongoing
Registration window

Member: Oct 21-Nov 9 (online, phone or in-person)
Non-member: Oct 26-Nov 9 (online, phone or in-person)

After Nov 9, phone or in-person

Programs beginNov 2

Program appear full? Participants requesting a specific date/time for class are encouraged to register for wait list even if the class is full, as new classes are added from these.  Contact the program director for assistance in registering for these classes.

How to register for programs:

  1. Scroll to view programs available at your branch
  2. Click and select REGISTER
  3. Sign-in to your account
Visit online login instructions with questions or contact the branch directly.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Health, wellness and fitness programs are available at our Quakertown branch, year-round. View the health and fitness pages of our current <PROGRAM GUIDE>  to see current offerings.

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Fitness for Active Older Adults
SS Splash

Activate your aqua exercise urge for variety! SilverSplash offers lots of fun and shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, and a special SilverSneakers kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination.

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SS Classic

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

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SS Circuit

Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.

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STEP AND WEIGHTS

Designed for the active senior, this combo class of cardio and strength involves basic step or floor stepping at a slow tempo with free weights and body weight exercises mixed in.

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ASHTANGA YOGA

This dynamic, physically demanding practice synchronizes breath and movement to produce an internal heat designed to purify the body. Ashtanga yoga, with its many vinyasas, is great for building core strength and toning the body. Prepare to sweat as you briskly move through a set sequence. All levels welcome and modifications can be given as needed.

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Yoga

A physical, mental and spiritual practice or discipline, that aims to transform body and mind.

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ZUMBA®

Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba®!

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Zumba Gold

Zumba® Gold is designed for the active older adult, the true beginner, and/or people who are not used to exercising, or people who may be limited physically. Zumba Gold is done at a much lower intensity. The same great Latin styles of music and dance are used and just as fun as the regular Zumba® classes. Zumba® Gold classes strive to improve our balance, strength, flexibility and most importantly, the heart.

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Aquatic Group Exercise
Health & Wellness
Quakertown | Personal/Partner Training
Personal Training
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Partner Training
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NovaCare Rehabilitation

Staff from Novacare Rehabilitation are available at the Quakertown branch to provide complimentary screenings and recommendations. Registration required. Contact the branch at 215.536.8841

Community Education & American Red Cross programs

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Community Education - Quakertown
American Red Cross programs
American Red Cross Lifeguard Re-certification BLENDED (15 yrs+)
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ARC Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (15 yrs+)
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ARC Lifeguard Training Blended Full Course (15 yrs+)
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SWIM

Swim programs currently offered at our Quakertown branch are listed and described below.  View our swim level guide for information on swim class levels.  View the aquatics pages of our online program guide for a list of all days/times offered.

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Lap & Recreational Swim
Lap Swim
Lap Swim is available, free to members, on a scheduled basis. Please visit our schedules page for up-to-date, daily information on pool schedules.
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Recreational Swim
Recreational time is available, free to members, on a scheduled basis. Our pool rules and age policies can be found online here. Please visit our schedules page for up-to-date, information on pool schedules. 
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Swim Lessons - Adult/Teen
Adult Swim Conditioning (12 yrs+)
Taught by an experienced swim coach, this class refines stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. Get a great workout while swimming laps, building endurance and increasing strength. Participants must be able to swim 100 continuous yards of freestyle.
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Aquatics Group Exercise Classes
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Swim Lessons - Parent/Child
A / Water Discovery (6 to 36 mths)
Stage A introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water with a parent/caretaker whom they trust. 1:12 ratio.
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B / Water Exploration (2 to 4 yrs)
Parents work with their toddlers to learn fundamental safety and pre-swimming skills like floating, blowing bubbles, paddle stroke and kicking. Skills are taught in the context of repetitive songs, reinforce physical learning and encourage positive interaction between parent and child. 1:10 ratio
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Swim Lessons - Preschool
1 / Water Acclimation (3 to 5 yrs)
Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. 1:4 ratio
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2 / Water Movement (3 to 5 yrs)
Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water , while continuing to practice how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. ratio 1:5
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3 / Water Stamina (3 to 5 yrs)
Students learn to swim longer distances. They learn how to do rhythmic breathing and integrate movements of their arms and legs. ratio 1:5.
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4 / Stroke Introduction (3 to 5 yrs)
Students develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. ratio 1:6
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Swim Lessons -School Age
1 / Water Acclimation (6 to 12 yrs)
Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. 1:6 ratio
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2 / Water Movement (6 to 12 yrs)
Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water , while continuing to practice how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. ratio 1:6
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3 / Water Stamina (6 to 12 yrs)
Students learn to swim longer distances. They learn how to do rhythmic breathing and integrate movements of their arms and legs. ratio 1:6.
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4 / Stroke Introduction (6 to 12 yrs)
Students develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. ratio 1:8
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5 / Stroke Development (6 to 12 yrs)
Students work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke. ratio 1:8
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6 / Stroke Mechanics (6 to 12 yrs)
Students learn butterfly while continuing to develop endurance while refining breaststroke, back and front crawl and diving. Flip turns and diving from the block are introduced and learn about competitive swimming. ratio 1:10
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Swim Team
Competitive Swim Team
Age 6-21 | Our highly successful swim team involves all ability levels and competes in the PennDel Swim league.The Barracudas are an age-level team split into groups based on age. Registration is not available online. Contact our aquatics office at 215.536.9622.
 
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Mini Barracudas (5-9 yrs)
An introduction to competitive swimming with an emphasis on instruction and developmental drills to teach the four competitive strokes. Participants must be able to swim one full length of the pool with the beginning concept of rotary breathing and be able to stay afloat on their back while moving the arms.
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SPORTS & ATHLETICS

Sports programs currently offered at our Quakertown branch are listed and described below.   View the sports pages of our program guide for a list of all days/times offered.

Sports, Leagues and Physical Education

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Youth Leagues
Junior Sixers Basketball
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FREE member classes
Dodgeball
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Y PLAY
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Adult Sports
Adult Pickleball
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9AM-11AM
Register at Welcome Center
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Youth Sports & Fitness
Basketball
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Floor Hockey
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Sports Frenzy
Sample different sports each week over an 8 week period!
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Flag Football
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Soccer
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Teen/PreTeen

Gymnastics

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Gymnastics & Tumbling
Gymnastics Team at Quakertown
Online registration is not available for this program. Please contact Janine Brown at jmbrown@ymcabucks.org or 215-536-8841, x116
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Kindergym (3 to 5 yrs)
Instructional preschool gymnastics classes. Children will use all pieces of appartus; vault, bars, beam, floor and tumbletrak. Evaluations will occur week 6 and 7 of each session.
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Progressive Gymnastics - Advanced Class (5-15 yrs)
For gymnasts who are currently a level 3 or higher looking for more time each week to work on their skills. Gymnasts must be recommended by their instructor or the gymnastics director for this class. Skills are taught on all pieces of equipment (vault, bars, beam, floor, and tumble trak.)
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Progressive Gymnastics - Level 1 (5-14 yrs)
For the beginner gymnast with no formal gymnastics training and for those gymnasts who have not testing out of the Level 1 program. Skills are taught on all pieces of equipment (vault, bars, beam, floor, and tumble trak.)
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Progressive Gymnastics - Level 2 (5-14 yrs)
For the gymnast who has completed and/or tested out of the Level 1 program. Skills are taught on all pieces of equipment (vault, bars, beam, floor, and tumble trak.)
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Progressive Gymnastics - Level 3 (5-14 yrs)
For the gymnast who has completed and/or tested out of the Level 2 program. Skills are taught on all pieces of equipment (vault, bars, beam, floor, and tumbletrak.)
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Progressive Gymnastics - Level 4 (5-14 yrs)
For the gymnast who has completed and/or tested out of the Level 3 program. Skills are taught on all pieces of equipment (vault, bars, beam, floor, and tumble trak.)
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Tumbling Tigers (Boys 3 to 5 yrs)
Boys-only preschool gymnastics classes. High energy kids will run through a floor circuit and then will also use other equipment each week such a vault, bars, beam or tumble trak.
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Martial Arts

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Martial Arts

CREATIVE & PERFORMING ARTS

Arts and humanities programs currently offered at our Quakertown branch are listed and described below.   View the arts pages of our program guide for a list of all days/times offered.

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Performing & Visual Arts (3-12 yrs)
Arts & Humanities
Mixed Arts
Learn about artists, techniques, tools and proper care for their art resources while exploring 3D art, recycled art, acrylic and watercolor painting, crafting, and more.
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Parent/Toddler Art Studio (18 mo-3 yrs)
Enhance fine motor skill and understanding of shapes and colors using simple arts and crafts supplies. New projects are introduced each session. Parent/Toddler
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Preschool Art Studio (3 to 5 yrs)
Explore fun crafts using household and recycled items. New projects are introduced each session.
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School Age Workshops
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SPECIAL NEEDS

YMCA of Bucks County offers adapted activities all ages that include land fitness classes, one-on-one fitness instruction, karate, ACHIEVE peer socialization, summer camp, teen nights and afterschool programs. 

Programs available at our Quakertown branch are listed below. For a PDF listing of days/times and pricing, view our Ability program listings on our program guide.

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ABILITY Programs - Quakertown
Adapted Private Lessons
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STAY & PLAY

Stay & Play - Quakertown location
Monday and Wednesday5:00-7:00PM

While you workout or utilize the facility, your children age 3 months through 6th grade can play and have fun in Stay & Play.

  • FREE to members (children of adult members and youth members)
  • primary guardian must maintain a KidCheck account (see link for details)
  • children are encouraged to follow Stay & Play Rules (see link) and to grow in the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

Visit the Stay & Play website for detailed information, found <HERE>

TEEN/PRETEEN

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Adult/Teen Fitness
Teen/PreTeen

BIRTHDAY PARTIES & RENTALS

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Birthday Parties & Rentals
Themed-parties - General Information

THEMED PARTIES

The Y is thrilled to offer a variety of themed parties perfect for kids celebrating their special day.

Select a package and choose your theme/activity from the choices below:

  • Swimming (age 4+) with lifeguard provided. Slide available for Ultimate Fun Package and during select times for Big Bash.
  • Traditional - Games and relays
  • Arts & Crafts - pirates, flower power, holiday
  • Kids Korner - ideal for preschoolers with tunnel mazes, songs and games
  • Recreation Center - gaming on 4 large TVs, Playstation 4 with Move, XBox One with Kinect and Wii U
  • Sports - Basketball, soccer, volleyball, dodgeball, kickball, flag football, t-ball, NERF®, hockey
  • Tumbling (Big bash package only) use gymnastics mat equipment and obstacle course fun

Ultimate Fun package

Up to 24 guests including the birthday child
Two hour party includes the first hour of staff led activities (except pool party which includes an hour of open swim) and the second hour in the “party” room for your own activities. *Please add $50 for after hours, pool party

Member $195*  |  Non-Member $295*

Big Bash package

Up to 12 guests including birthday child
Two hour party includes the first hour of staff led activities (except pool party which includes an hour of open swim) and second hour in the “party” room for your own activities. *Please add $50 for after hours, pool party

Member $145  |  Non-Member $245
Sweet Treats Party Package

Ages 8+, up to 10 guests including birthday child
Two hour party includes instructional hour of decorating cupcakes and/or making candy. One hour of party room for own activities.

Member $220 | Non-member $320

Canvas Painting Party Package

Ages 8+, up to 10 guests including birthday child | Two hour party includes instructional painting on an 8” x 10” canvas.  Breaks will be taken for snacks and cake. Additional guests? $21 per person, maximum of 24 people

Member $220  |  Non-Member $320

Ability Parties
Obstacle Ninja and Sports parties are also available for youth with special needs.
Cause for Celebration Rental

Up to 20 guests including birthday child
Not just for birthdays! Two hour party includes the rental of a “party” room only for your planned and led activities and refreshments.

Member $120  |  Non-Member $220

CONTACT

Danielle  Chambers
Membership Engagement Representative
215.536.9622
dchambers@ymcabucks.org

branch leadership

Contact:

Quakertown 
Association-wide 

Allyson  Fox
Branch Executive - Upper Bucks Region
Regional Director of Membership Operations

215.536.8841 X110

Quakertown 

Jennifer Gaj
Director of Membership Experience - Quakertown
Personal Trainer

215-536-8841, x106

Association-wide Holidays

2020/2021 Holidays
Easter SundayClosed
Memorial DayClosed
Independence DayClosed
Labor DayClosed
Thanksgiving Day 2020Closed
Day after Thanksgiving 2020 (Nov 27)Open with no youth & fee-based programs *
Christmas Eve 2020Open, closing at 1:00PM
Christmas Day 2020Closed
Dec 24-Jan 1Open with no youth & fee-based programs *
New Year's Eve 2020Open, closing at 1:00PM
New Year's Day 2021Open 8AM-1PM

* = exception personal training, small group training, private lessons

Upcoming Branch,
Association-wide Events