APRIL:

Fred Ciotti Memorial Race Every spring hundreds of runners & walkers lace up their sneakers for our annual Fred Ciotti Memorial Race.  We offer a 5K run/walk, the NEP 1 mile fun run/walk and 1/2 mile walk.  Medals are given to winners in several age categories and there is a trophy awarded to the overall male and female runner.  School age runners can join together with classmates and run for the High School Cup Challenge to earn bragging rights for the year.

 

Healthy Kids Day This completely FREE community event is an afternoon of fun, games, and prizes designed to promote healthy choices and quality family time. We’ll have live animals, inflatable jousting, laser tag, face painting, Kid’s Business Expo, and MORE! Check back soon for more details.

MAY:

Annual Craft Show Each spring, the Y’s craft show showcases the talents of local vendors. There is always a wide variety of crafty vendors selling items like homemade jewelry, hair accessories, doll clothing, seasonal decorations, etc.; hand knit scarves, towels, blankets, etc.; local foods, like maple syrup, honey, chocolates, and baked goods; and so many more.  There is always tasty refreshments and baked goods available for purchase.  There is a donation of $1.00 at the craft show entrance for a chance at the door prizes.  

 

JUNE:

ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Get your foursome together and plan to spend the morning with other fun-loving golfers!  Be treated to light refreshments before you tee off. Then enjoy 18 holes of golf with special prizes for “closest to the pin”, “longest drive” and more!  “On the turn”, stop for a cold beverage. Once all golf is completed, feast on a buffet and relax as prizes are awarded and the Tournament Champs are crowned!
2017 Tournament was held at Elk View Country Club!

 

AUGUST:

Summer Carnival 

A night of family fun with games, bounce houses, dunk tank, balloon animals, refreshments & more all at family-friendly pricing!

 

SEPTEMBER:

Fall Mum Sale – Making your fall colorful!   September 12, 2017 between 8:30am – 6:00pm.
Hardy 9″ mums in a variety of beautiful colors.  $7.00 each.  Pre-order (and prepay) at the Member Service desk. Pick up is first come, first serve.

Fall Festival

Join us for our 5th annual Fall Festival! Pumpkin painting; live entertainment; refreshments, games and activities for the whole family like Donut On A String, Horse & Pony Rides, Face Painting, BINGO, the Party Bike, Touch a Truck and more!  More, like our Cookie Walk, where you can purchase a container and fill it with delicious, gourmet cookies. Sunday, September 24, 2017
ALL DAY; 1-5pm:
OUTSIDE: Live Music with members of Dishonest Fiddler, Taste Time to Love Us food truck, Manning’s Mobile Ice Cream Truck, Pony Rides, GaGa Ball, Sumo Wrestling, Chalk-A-Thon & Outdoor Fun
KELCH KIDS ZONE: Cookie Walk; $8/container
LOBBY: Pumpkin Painting, Photo Booth, Face Painting, Guess the Pumpkin Weight
TOTSKY GYM: 3 Bounce Houses & Imagination Playground
POOL: Pumpkin Swim; free open swim all afternoon
MANCUSO GYM: 50/50 Bingo ($.25 a game), Imagination Playgroud, Fall Games
3pm: Donut on a String contest (free to participate; first come basis) – Parking Lot

 

OCTOBER:

WOMEN’S RETREAT at God’s Mountain happening October 14th through 15th.
Capture spectacular pictures with the breath taking views of the fall leaves and mountains, including a relaxing time around the fireplace. Some of the activities that will be included are massage therapy, yoga, a fashion show, Y’s version of “The Chew”, painting class, water aerobics, and guest speakers. The cost for members is $80 and $100 for non-members. For more information contact Lorrie Williams at (570)282-2210 ex:110

 

NOVEMBER:

Christmas Festival

The YMCA Christmas festival is held in conjunction with the City of Carbondale’s annual light parade. At the festival you can find something for everyone in your family. An array of games, food, and crafts are available throughout the night. Also, we have a Christmas basket raffle with over 100 baskets to choose from.  Around 7:00pm we head outside to watch the light parade as it ventures down main street.  Watch for the 2017 date!!  

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