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7th Grade Membership

7th grade

Free Seventh Grade Memberships

Lower Bucks Family YMCA offers free memberships for all 7th graders in our community!

Why 7th Graders?

research shows that seventh-grade is a critical time in a young person's life when exposure to risk factors greatly increase. Risk factors are conditions or influences that have been shown to increase the likelihood for unhealthy behaviors including substance abuse, delinquency, teen pregnancy, school drop-out and violence. It is also during the early teen years that youth begin to distance themselves from family and positive support systems. The Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower these youth to reach their personal potential. We also provide youth with the knowledge, skills, character and passion to be more active in the community as adults.

How to Join

1. 7th grader must be present and bring a school ID, roster or report card as well as a parent or guardian to the Welcome Center.

2. Parents complete required membership paperwork and sign form.

3. 7th grader must complete a swim test and Teen Strength & Fitness Orientation.

4. 7th grader may then begin using a membership right away.

Empowering Youth to Reach Their Potential

Lower Bucks Family YMCA is pleased to offer seventh grade students free membership to support and encourage youth to live healthy lifestyles and to make responsible choices.

2017-2018 School Year
September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018



Visionary Partner
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We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus.