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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

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS

  May

FREE FAMILY OPEN HOUSE & SPAGHETTI DINNER @ CAMP GLACIER HOLLOW
Saturday, May 14. Activities (canoeing, kayaking, archery, hiking) and tours starting at 3:00 p.m. Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Campfire starting at 7:30 p.m. – of course with yummy S’MORES! Dinner pre-registration is required by May 13. Dinner space is limited. Y Member & General Public Free

FREE FAMILY OPEN HOUSE & PANCAKE BREAKFAST @ CAMP GLACIER HOLLOW
Saturday, May 28. Breakfast at 9:00 a.m. Activities (canoeing, kayaking, archery, hiking) and tours from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Breakfast pre-registration is required by Friday, May 27. Breakfast space is limited. Y Member & General Public Free

  June

TEEN CAR WASH Enjoy a clean car and support Teens at the same time! The Teen Leaders Club will be running a car wash in the Y parking lot to raise money for Teen programs. Saturdays: June 11, 25; July 9, 23; August 6, 20. 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Suggested donation of $5 or more. Call 715 342 2980 ext. 326 for additional information.

  July

  August

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


LATEST PROGRAM NEWS

  HEALTH & WELLNESS

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

BASKETBALL MADNESS
Grades K-6. This 7 week Co-Ed program will allow the participant an opportunity to play like the college athlete, while emphasizing skill development and fun. First week will be practice, with games the next 6.

Gym. Saturday, February 20-April 9 (No games during Spring Break, March 26). Games will be between 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Exact times will be provided Wednesday before the 1st Saturday. Times may vary from week to week.

  TEENS

NEW! 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 2015-May 2016. 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.