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Mission Statement

Youth Mentoring Partnership (YMP) is committed to helping kids overcome formidable challenges to be successful today and in the future. Our mentoring programs help youth master goal setting skills, build mental toughness, and forge character through intense physical fitness and sports.


Friend Fitness (a YMP program) is a youth mentoring program designed to help all kids (grades 6-12) develop mental toughness, a strong work ethic, determination and goal setting skills. Through intense weekly workouts kids discover what it takes to achieve their goals not just in the gym but in their academic, personal and social lives. Mentoring occurs both one-on-one and in groups.


Where / When:

West Philadelphia Community

Mastery Charter Shoemaker Campus

5301 Media St. Phila. PA - www.goo.gl/maps/OsGrf

Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:00pm

Where / When:

Upper Main Line Community

Upper Main Line YMCA, Conestoga High School,

Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm

& Sundays 10:30-12:00pm

Mentoring (one-on-one, peer & group)

Focused Goal Setting & Achievement- Mentors teach kids to set Physical, Academic and Social goals. Teaching how successful people set goals & make plans to achieve.

Intense Physical Fitness Workouts - it's our medium to build mental toughness and to feel good about yourself

We do this in the belief that the end result is a capable and motivated young person inspired to reach their full life potential as an individual, committed family member and active contributor to their community.

For more information about mentoring or volunteering, call 484-595-9204




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Average Review 1 reviews

Would you recommend Youth Mentoring Partnership?

by Nicole H. (2010-03-26 07:04:58.0)
Friends Fitness is a great way to give back to the community. The mentor puts a child through a workout which is tough and very rewarding. The program is unique and well designed. Attainable goals are set with each mentee based on academics, physical and social aptitudes. There is a great network of volunteers. Everyone is positive and supportive. I would certainly recommend this program to anyone looking to give back and create an active atmosphere for a child.
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