Parenting Classes

Parenting Workshops & Community Activities

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ESL Classes for Adults F.L.A.S.H
US Citizenship Classes Winterfest
Lights After School QPR Suicide Prevention Training
YMCA Family Fun Nights Building Family Connections

ESL Classes for Adults

Parenting Workshops & Community Activities
Through a partnership with Welcoming the Stranger, English classes are made available to parents whose primary language is not English.


F.L.A.S.H. – Families Learning at School and Home

F.L.A.S.H. – Families Learning at School and HomeWinterfest – The 21st Century Open House

In partnership with the many 21st Century community partners, this event celebrates the season while highlighting the opportunities and successes made available through 21st Century programming. Students, families and members of the general community enjoy family geared activities, crafts and student performances.

US Citizenship Classes

Through a partnership with Welcoming the Stranger, parents are exposed to the requirements and taught how to prepare to become United States Citizens.

Lights on Afterschool

This national celebration highlights the value and importance of after school programs for children, their families and the general community. Parents and community members have the opportunity to visit the various 21st Century sites, view after school programs in action, become aware of the various program offerings and investigate opportunities to participate.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

Parents, coaches, school staff, community members and parents are invited to attend this empowering program, that prepares them with skills to engage in a conversation when there is a concern or of threat of suicide.

YMCA Family Fun Nights

YMCA Family Fun Nights
Family Fun Nights are a FREE event at the Fairless Hills YMCA, open to students and their families. Each evening always includes two sessions of Family Swim. Additional activities vary, but may include several of the following: tumbling and gymnastics, arts n crafts, free time in the gym, billiards, ping pong, Wii Fit and Wii Dance.

This is a great opportunity for families to spend quality, interactive time together. Babysitting is provided, by pre-registration, by the trained child care staff at the YMCA. Family Nights are held at various times during the school year, and pre-registration is required.


Building Family Connections

Building Family ConnectionsFamily Nights are held several times during the school year as an opportunity for families to connect and interact with other families.

Dinner will be provided and a speaker will be present to talk for a portion of the evening, on varying topics. Some topic ideas are: Winterizing your home, tax tips, homework tips, parenting information (on issues such as bullying, technology safety), parenting workshops (on issues such as: discipline, communication).

Please contact Lauryn Gilbride with any questions, comments and topic suggestions.
215-428-0500 ext. 204