2016 Point Duathlon  –  Register Today! Kids’ Duathlon Aug 19, Full Duathlon Aug 20                                                                                                                                           

 

WELCOME  TO THE STEVENS POINT AREA YMCA!

The Stevens Point Area YMCA has been learning and growing with area families for many years. We understand the trials that today’s families face, we are aware of their hurdles and obstacles, and we embrace their dreams. We believe that families — regardless of culture, ethnicity, or even socio-economic background — have at least one common hope. Parents want an improved life for their kids, a life with fewer struggles and greater rewards. Our goal at the YMCA is to help parents and families realize that dream by nurturing the full potential of children and teen, by improving the health and well-being of those we touch and by motivating people to support their neighbors and the larger community. The Y is about changing lives for the better.

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REGULAR HOURS:
Monday – Friday 5:00am – 9:30pm 
Saturday 6:00am – 4:30pm
 
Sunday 8:00am – 4:30pm

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

  August

ANNUAL FACILITY MAINTENANCE August 15-August 28. Scheduled alternatives for group fitness and more will be posted.

2ND ANNUAL POINT DUATHLON  Friday, August 19 (Kids) and Saturday, August 20 (Full). See our special Duathlon page under the EVENTS tab above.

CAMP GLACIER HOLLOW END OF SUMMER
FAMILY FUN NIGHT & COOKOUT
Join us at Camp for an end of summer family cook out/pot luck dessert and fun night. Cook out starts at 6:00pm. Activities include: canoeing, kayaking, archery, hiking, campfire and more….
Thursday, August 31 starting at 4:30 p.m. Register by Wednesday, August 30.
FREE to Enrolled Glacier Hollow Camp Participants & Families or $6/person (Y Members & General Public). *Kids 3 and under are free.

  September

CAMP GLACIER HOLLOW OVERNIGHTER September 17-18. Ages 8-13. Join us at YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow for a day and evening of canoeing, kayaking, archery, hiking, arts & crafts, nature programs and singing around the campfire with yummy SMORES! Y Member $32/person, General Public $38/person.

DEVIL’S LAKE CLIMBING TRIP September 30-October 1. Grades 4-7. Foster the spirit of adventure! Join the Adventure Club and enjoy and exciting rock climbing outing in south central Wisconsin at Devil’s Lake. New members always welcome! Please contact Member Services for more info. 

  October

FATHER DAUGHTER SEMI FORMAL DANCE Saturday, October 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. A special night, just for dads and their daughter(s). Get dressed in your best and spend some precious time together. We will have a decorated dance room, DJ, games, hors d’oeuvres, pictures and fun for all. All Purpose Room. Y Member $10/each, General Public $15/each

HALLOWEEN OVERNIGHTER Friday, October 28-Saturday, October 29, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 a.m. Come dressed in costume and get set for an evening of spooktacular activities and excitement! Youth are supervised at all times by Y Staff, Adult Y Volunteers, Y Teen Leaders and Youth In Government Students. Proceeds assist YMCA Teen Programs. All Purpose Room. Y Member $35, General Public $40. Early bird and sibling discounts available.

 


LATEST PROGRAM NEWS

  HEALTH & WELLNESS

Overweight parents with her son running together.NEW! HEALTHY WEIGHT AND YOUR CHILD   Ages 7-13
Healthy Weight and Your Child is a one year, 25-session evidence-based program for children with obesity. The program empowers 7-13 year olds, with the support of their families, to reach a healthy weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 20.

To participate in the program, each child must be between the ages of 7-13, have a body mass index greater than or equal to the 95th percentile, be cleared by a health care provider and accompanied by an adult at every session. Learn more here or go to the PROGRAMS tab above, scroll down to Health & Wellness > Healthy Weight and Your Child.

OUR COMMUNITY MEMORY CAFE is a safe, comfortable and engaging environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can connect with others traveling their same journey…READ MORE

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program MEASURABLE PROGRESS, UNLIMITED SUPPORT! The YMCA’S Diabetes Prevention Program offered through the Stevens Point Area YMCA helps adults at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk through healthy eating and increased physical activity.

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free small-group fitness program for adult cancer survivors that empowers you to improve your quality of life. Each 12-week session is comprised of classes that meets for 75 minutes, two times per week. Also, you’ll receive a free Y membership for the session’s duration. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session.
Contact the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Coordinators by phone at 715 342 2980 or via e-mail at livestrong@spymca.org.

We gratefully acknowledge the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin for their grant support of LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA.

 

  YOUTH SPORTS

MIGHTY SPORTSTERS  Age 4-5 years old
This coed program introduces children to a variety of sporting opportunities including basketball, T-ball, soccer and other youth related games. Certain weeks the program will be inside the gym. Parents are encouraged to participate in this class. Outside/occasionally gym if inclement weather. September 12-October 24. Monday, 4:00-4:40 p.m. $10 late fee if after September 1. Y Member $33, General Public $59

  TEENS

TEEN FIT  Age 12-17 years old
Join us weekly to get active with other teens in a fun and engaging way! In this program, we will be guiding teens through nutrition, goal setting, workout plans and group fitness. Each meeting will have some type of physical component, so come prepared to be active. We will dabble in many different physical activities and hopefully teach some new ones!

12-15 year olds: Mandatory Wellness Center orientation before participating in Teen Fit. Teen Lounge. Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m. October 2016-May 2017. Y Member & General Public Free 

  SCHOOL AGE CARE

YMCA GREAT ESCAPE BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM 
State Licensed Grades K-6
Great Escape is a place where kids can make friends, learn new skills, stay active and best of all, have fun! Now accepting registration for the 2016-2017 school year.