Outdoor Boot Camp OS (Off-site) Saturday mornings in August – open to the public – bring a friend – bring the kids!                                                                           Fall Outdoor Soccer Register your child TODAY!                                                                         Mighty Sportsters – Basketball, T-Ball, Soccer and much More!!!  Sign Up NOW!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

 

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

  July

3rd Annual Point Duathlon
Thanks so much to all who came out for the 2017 Point Duathlon! It’s such a great way to support your community, and we hope you had as much fun as we did! Final Race Results are available below. We would appreciate if you would take a couple minutes to fill out our survey so we can keep improving this event for you.

2017 Point Duathlon Survey   2017 Race Results

  August

TEEN CAR WASH  Open to Everyone!
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: August 12, 26. 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Suggested donation of $5 or more. Call 715 342 2980 ext. 326 for additional information.

TIMBERTOP 50th ANNIVERSARY LUNCH at Camp Glacier Hollow
Saturday, August 12, 9:30 a.m. Timbertop 50th Anniversary for Alumni Campers, Staff & Families @ Glacier Hollow Lunch at 12:30 p.m. (Free to Timbertop Alumni Campers, Staff & Families. Pre-Register by August 7)

GREAT AMERICA TRIP  Grades 6-12
Monday, August 21, 6:00 a.m.–11:30 p.m. Spend a day with us at Great America! Prepare to feel a presence that will make your senses come alive with excitement—a presence that goes beyond breathtaking views, beyond hair-raising adventures, beyond the thrilling rides! From the moment you enter, enchantment begins and the fun never ends!

END OF SUMMER FAMILY COOKOUT at Camp Glacier Hollow 
Wednesday, August 30, 4:30 p.m. End of Summer Family Fun Night & Cookout @ Glacier Hollow

(Free to Enrolled Glacier Hollow Participants & Families or $6 person. Register by August 29)

 September

CAMP GLACIER HOLLOW OVERNIGHTER  Age 8-13 years old
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! Drop off your kids at Camp between 12:30-1:30 pm on Saturday, September 16 for check-in. Pick up your kids at Camp on Sunday, September 17 by 11:00 am. Register by Wednesday, Sept. 13.

TEEN DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, September 21. Spaghetti Dinner, 6-8 p.m. FREE — open to all Teens and Families! Come and learn about all of our great Teen Programs! RSVP to Tiffany by Sept. 19.


LATEST PROGRAM NEWS

  HEALTH & WELLNESS

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. Classes beginning in January.

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.

 

  GYMNASTICS

GYMNASTICS CAMP DAYS Preschool (Age 3-4 years old), Foundational (Age 5-10 years old)
We will be running two special weeks of gymnastics camps this summer for our preschool aged classes and our foundational classes. You choose the days you would like to attend! Come for one day or all four during the week! Join us for this exciting opportunity to learn gymnastics skills and have fun while doing it! Week 1: August 21–24, Week 2: August 28–31.

  TEENS

TEEN LEADERS CLUB  Age 12-17 years old
Join area teens for fun, friendship, and leadership growth. Teen Leaders participate in recreational
activities, YMCA and community volunteer projects, leadership rallies, service learning projects, fundraising, and numerous other activities. Members in good standing receive a YMCA youth membership and reduced rates on special trips and activities. Summer meetings start June 8.
Meetings are every other Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Teen Center. New members are always welcome! Participants are responsible for fundraising. Call 342-2980, ext. 326 for additional information. Y Member & General Public Free

  CHILD CARE

DROP-IN CHILD CARE:  SUMMER HOURS  Effective June 5
Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m.  Monday–Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Friday Evening: Closed (No p.m. care)  Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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!. Great Escape is a high-quality, state licensed youth program and so much more! September 2017-June 2018. Elementary Schools Include: Bannach, Jefferson (AM Only), Madison, McDill, McKinley, Plover-Whiting, Roosevelt and Washington. Monday-Friday when school is in session. Before School: 6:30-8:45 a.m. After School: 3:35-6:00 p.m.

Must register by Tuesday, August 29 at 6:00 p.m. to start on the first day of school. Register by August 1 and the $15 registration fee will be waived. Please see registration materials for further information. Click here for answers to the most common questions about this program.