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Learn New Skills and Grow

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!

Please see the complete list of our STEM activities below. STEM is also included the Y’s afterschool and summer camp curriculum.

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

Dates: September 9-October 21 | 7-7:55pm (Class will not meet on September 23)
Cost: $35 for YMCA Members, $50 for Community Guests

Register online by clicking here or at the front desk. 

For more information, please contact Joe Hennigan or call (336) 387-9622

Private Piano Lessons at the Spears Y

Whether you're a beginner looking to learn how to play or someone looking to refine their skills, our instructor carefully considers the needs of each student. Private lessons are taught at the Spears Y by Nichole Bryan.

Ages: 5+ years
Cost for one 30-minute Lesson: $40 Members, $55 Community Guests

Register Online

For more information or to schedule your lessons, please contact Nichole Bryan.

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!