Camp Sherwin of Greater Erie

YMCA Camp Sherwin offers a variety of programs and special events throughout our season of April-November. Use this page for current program offerings and planning your visit.

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Birthday Parties

Members $65/Non-Members $80 (up to 10 Children.  $5 each additional child) 2.5 hours.

Birthday Parties Memorial Day – Labor Day

Sports & Recreation


Classes will return Spring of 2017

Aquatics/Swimming Lessons

Swim Lessons

Mondays/Wednesdays  (all classes are 1/2 hour and meet twice a week for 4 weeks)

Session I:  June 12 – July 5, 2017               Session II:  July 10 – August 2, 2017

Parent/Child Water Discovery – Introduces infants & toddlers to the aquatic environment with their parent (6 mos – 3 yrs) 5:00 p.m.

Parent/Child Water Exploration – Focuses on exploring body positions, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills with their parent.  (must be able to jump in holding parents hands)  (6 mos – 3 yrs.)  5:30 p.m.

Water Acclimation -Increases comfort with underwater exploration and introduces basic self-rescue skills performed with assistance  PRESCHOOL (ages 3 – 5)  5:00 p.m.; SCHOOL AGE (ages 6-12)  5:30 p.m.

Water Movement – Encourages forward movement in water and basic self-rescue skills performed independently.  PRESCHOOL (ages 3 – 5) 5:00 p.m.;  SCHOOL AGE (ages 6-12) 5:30 p.m.

Water Stamina – Develops intermediate self-rescue skills performed at longer distances than in previous stages.  SCHOOL AGE (ages 6-12) 6:00 p.m.

Members $20/non-members $75 per session

Registration ends June 9 for Session 1 and July 7 for Session 2

Private Swim Lessons  

Members $12/Non members $24 per 30 min lesson

Private lessons will be offered June 12 – Aug 17, 2017

Click here for Camp Sherwin swim lesson flier


Mighty Mites   Ages 5 – 9

In a fun learning environment, qualified staff help kids learn the basics of soccer, t-ball, floor hockey and basketball. Kids are building confidence, having fun and making friends.

Members $10/Non-Members $75

Mondays, June 12 – July 31, 2017  from  5:30 – 6:15 p.m.

Registration ends June 9, 2017

Sporties for Shorties – Ages 3-6

This 8 week class will offer an introduction to soccer, basketball, floor hockey and T-ball.  Swimming skills will also be introduced include floating, kicking, gliding and more.

Members $20/Non-members $85

Mondays, June 12-July 31, 2017  from  3:15-5 p.m.

Registration ends June 9, 2017

Art, Gym, & Swim – Ages 3-6

Three 30-minute segments include physical activity using songs, games, sports and tumbling; age-appropriate art projects to develop motor skills and coordination; swimming skills introduced include floating, kicking, gliding and more.

Members $20/Non-Members $85

Wednesdays, June 14-Aug. 2 from   3:15-5 p.m.

Registration ends June 9, 2017

Taekwondo & Goshin Jutsu

Classes taught by Instructor:  Mr Rice from Mikki Bort’s Martial Arts Studio

Tuesdays, June 13 – August 15 (no class July 4)

YMCA Members:  $10/Non-Members $90

Limit of 25


Group Fitness – June 12 – Aug 16, 2017

Older Adult Water Fitness

This class is designed for older adults who want to improve activities of daily living.   Exercises range from low to moderate intensity levels.

Monday and Wednesday 12:15—1 pm     (no sign ups, just show up for your class and sign in)

Members FREE – Non-members $5/class


Health Education/Trainings/Certifications

No trainings scheduled at this time.

Special Interests

Painting Party

Learn to Paint Classes –

June 23 & Aug 4, 2017  from  6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   (Pictures coming soon…)

Grab a friend, roll up your sleeves and get ready to have an evening of fun bringing out you inner artist – believe us, EVERYONE has one!

Join local artist Janelle Maries-Grout as she instructs students of all painting abilities.  Supplies are included.

$25/class for Campers, Employees & Y members  –  $30/class for non-members

BYOB & Snacks.

Please call any of our Y branches by the Wednesday before your class to register.

Adult & Youth Programs