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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

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

  February

6TH ANNUAL IRON ATHLETE CHALLENGE   Members age 12 years old & up
THERE’S STILL TIME TO JOIN THE CHALLENGE! Registration deadline is February 11 at 4:30 p.m. Participants can register individually or as a team of 2-3 people. Track your workouts on a log sheet in a binder at Member Services, February 5-March 18, to complete Ironman distances of 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-mile run in 6 weeks. Each individual or team to complete the distances by March 18 will receive a t-shirt. The first individual male, female, and relay to complete the distances will receive an award.

  March

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT   Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank
Friday, March 3. Join us for a family movie on the Big screen! Free popcorn & lemonade; other concessions available for purchase. All Purpose Room. Enjoy Disney’s “Robin Hood”. Showtime is 6:45 p.m.

SPRING BREAK OVERNIGHTER  Grades K-6
March 17-18, 7 p.m.-8 a.m. Aloha! Let’s party Hawaiian Style! Join us as we celebrate and kick off Spring Break! Come ready to dance, play games, make crafts, swim—all sorts of ‘Tropical Island’ fun!

Please Bring: Swimsuit, towel, tennis shoes, sleeping bag, plenty of energy!
Y-Provides: Gym & Pool Activities, Pizza at Midnight, Games & Prizes, Late Night Movies, Breakfast, Fun and Much More!

Contact Tiffany at ext. 326 for more details. Y Member $30, General Public $35. Register before March 15 for a $5 early bird discount!  Spring Overnighter Info and Registration Form 2017

  April

COMMUNITY FAMILY FAIR
A Tom Pease performance at 6:00 p.m. will kick off our celebration of YMCA Healthy Kids Day! Open swim, carnival games, shows and activities for the whole family will follow from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Gym. Friday, April 7, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Y Member & General Public Free, Additional 25¢/game

  May

FREE CAMP OPEN HOUSE AND SPAGHETTI DINNER
Join us at Camp for a free family open house and spaghetti dinner. Camp 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!
Saturday, May 13 starting at 3:00 p.m. Dinner pre-registration is required by Friday, May 12. Dinner space is limited. Y Member & General Public Free

 July

3rd Annual Point Duathlon
Saturday, July 15, 2017. Kids’ Duathlon Friday, July 14.

 


LATEST PROGRAM NEWS

  HEALTH & WELLNESS

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. 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.

 

  YOUTH SPORTS

YOUTH BASKETBALL  Grades K-6

This Co-Ed program emphasizes skill development and fun!

12 Week program gives participants more time to develop better skills. During the first two weeks 2-6 grade teams will practice and the remaining 10 will be games against opposing teams; K-1 grade will practice for 6 weeks and have 6 weeks of games. Small baskets and basketballs are used (age appropriate) so that each child has a chance for success. A dribbling/ball handling clinic will be available to all registered participants Friday, January 7. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

• October 29, 2016–February 11, 2017 (Times will vary due to registration; exact times will be provided by the Wednesday before the first Saturday)

Important Schedule Change for Youth Basketball – 1/21/17

  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.