Fred Ciotti Memorial Race Every spring hundreds of runners & walkers lace up their sneakers for our annual Fred Ciotti Memorial Race. This year for our 25th year we will be hosting a Color Run. The Fred Ciotti Memorial Race Color It Blue for Autism Color Run was held on Saturday, May 11th, 2019. We offer a 5K run where the top 3 female and male runners will receive a trophy. Our color run you get to choose to run the 3 miles, 2 miles, or 1 mile. All proceeds from our Color it Blue for Autism Color Run will be used towards our Autism Support Programs. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS AND RUNNERS/WALKERS
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!
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.
ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
Get your foursome together and plan to spend the afternoon 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!
Summer Carnival – A night of family fun with games, bounce houses, dunk tank, balloon animals, refreshments & more all at family-friendly pricing!
Fall Mum Sale – Making your fall colorful!
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. Our Mum sale will be held on Wednesday, September 18th.
Join us for our 6th 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.
THIS YEAR’S FUN INCLUDES:
OUTSIDE: Chainsaw Carving with Kevin Treat, Southwest Savory Grill food truck, Pony Rides, GaGa Ball, 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
Donut on a String contest (free to participate; first come basis) – Parking Lot
2019 Fall Festival will be Sunday, September 29
WOMEN’S RETREAT at God’s Mountain.
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
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. We hold Elf School and have FREE pictures with Santa. Also, we have an awesome 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.
2019 Festival is Saturday, December 7.
4:00-7:00pm Build A Bear Work Shop
5:00-6:00pm Elf School
5:00-8:00pm Christmas Festival (FREE OPEN SWIM, games, build a bear, bounce houses, and scavenger hunt)
6:00pm Ugly Sweater Contest
6:30pm Carbondale Light Parade
8:00pm Merry Christmas to all and to all a GoodNight!