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What do we have to offer your middle school student?


The purpose of this program is to provide your teen with a safe fun space to go after school  with added social,  developmental, and enrichment that compliments and enhances their character.  Our staff are CPR/First Aid certified and comply with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services training requirements. We maintain a 1:15 ratio (1 staff to every 15 kids), and we require background checks and fingerprinting for all staff working with our youth to ensure a safe environment.


Hours of Operation

School Release- 6:30p.m.



2011-2012 Schools with bus transportation to the YMCA

Lady Bird Johnson Middle School

Crockett Middle School

Sam Houston Middle School

Travis Middle School

deZavala Middle School

Lamar Middle School

Infinity Preparatory (6th grade ONLY)


To enroll your middle school student visit the YMCA front desk NOW.

Teen Advisory Board


The mission of the Irving YMCA Teen Advisory Board is to identify, educate, and develop future leaders who will motivate their peers and use their talents and creativity to generate innovative teen centered ideas for teens around the City of Irving.

This is Board of teens (middle school & high school aged) that represent their peers throughout the City of Irving. Home school students are strongly encouraged to apply. Possible roles on the board include: Teen Technology specialist, Community Service Committee, Y Street Team (Marketing etc.).


Future Leaders of Irving


The mission of Future Leaders of Irving (FLI) is to identify, educate, and develop our local youth to become future business and civic leaders.

Senior high school youth are chosen by their counselors from all Irving ISD high schools, Stonegate, North Hills Preparatory and Ranchview High School to participate in our program. Each month youth are released from school to participate in learning sessions and field experiences with prominent leaders in the city of Irving

FLI  Sessions

Non-Profit Day: Students meet with key Irving leaders in the non-profit sector and visit feature non-profit ventures in Irving such as The Irving YMCA,  Irving Cares&  The Main Place Clothing Closet

Government Day: Students visit City Hall & The Fire Academy to be inspired by our local government officials including: Police Chief Boyd, Fire Chief Molina, City Manager Tommy Gonzalez, and Mayor Gears

Transportation & Infrastructure Day: An exciting day of tours to DFW Airport and the NEW Convention Center along with motivation from State Representative Linda Harper Brown , DART officials, DFW Airport key personnel, and Maura Gast ICVB Executive Director

Private Sector & Technology Day: Participants get a peek into private sector with past tours include:  Verizon, NEC, Aviall, and the Irving Las-Colinas Chamber of Commerce. Students also visit with John Drake, President of the Irving Health Care Foundation, to find out how philanthropy helps Irving citizens in need. Following this participants are recognized as official graduates of the Future Leaders of Irving Program and awarded with tokens of our appreciation for their hard work. 


*Our Partners include: Irving Las-Colinas Chamber of Commerce, Irving ISD, U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Mexico Education Foundation, & The City of Irving

View our 2011-2012 Brochure

See what the U.S. Chamber has to say about our program

View a feature story from the Irving Las-Colinas Chamber of Commerce


YCHEFS in Action



Partnering with Irving ISD 2011-2012

We are proud to host YCHEFS in conjunction with Irving ISD 21st Century Program. YCHEFS is a hands on nutrition and cooking program for youth. Youth learn healthy eating habits and NEW healthy alternative recipes for some of their favorite meals & snacks. This program is offered in our middle school after school program here at the Irving YMCA, and in the FREE Irving ISD 21st century after school programs at the schools listed below. Please contact the site coordinator at one of schools listed below to get your child signed up for the YCHEFS program. The program also includes a trip to Jack E. Singley Academy to cook in a full-sized professional kitchen with skilled high school culinary students under the supervision of a culinary instructor.


2011-2012 Participating Schools

Bowie Middle School

Austin Middle School

Lamar Middle School

Travis Middle School

Britain Elementary

Schultz Elementary

Good Elementary

Thomas Haley Elementary


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