Free Horizons Afterschool Program

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Free YMCA Horizon Afterschool Program

Y Horizons provides a safe and challenging environment for middle school students in an after school setting.  The program is designed to engage students in hands-on activities that promote health, wellness, academic growth, leadership skills, and confidence.  Each day youth get a snack, homework help, and participate in activities facilitated by Y staff, community partners, and volunteers.

Y Horizons after school clubs include:


LEAF in Schools and Streets performing arts clubs

Asheville Museum of Science STEM Club

FEAST Healthy Cooking Club

Bounty and Soul Green Aprons Club (Owen only)

Bike Club

Outdoor Education

Music and Arts

NASA STEM Club Challenge

Youth in Government

Sports and Wellness

And more!




September 30, 2019 - mid-May


 School Dismissal - 5:30PM Structured Activities (snack, homework help, clubs, etc)

5:30-6:30 Free Time and Parent Pick-up 

Camp Horizons

In addition to the after school program, Y Horizons offers a grant-funded summer day camp that’s no cost to parents.  Students enrolled in our after school program get first spots in summer camp.

How to Enroll


Enrollment Forms are available in your school office, or on our website.

Please complete all four pages of the enrollment for and submit to your school office. You will be notified when your application is received.


Contact Angel Chandler

K-12 Operations Director

YMCA of Western North Carolina



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