Monthly Events & Programs

JANUARY

Programs

Join us at designated branches for homeschool gym and swim classes. Currently offered at The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA (Shrewsbury) and York Branch YMCA locations. Registration is required monthly!

Where:

Registration starts now! CLICK HERE

Sibling Discount: First two children are normal rates, any sibling after will be half price.

Project Iron is a 12-Week, detailed tracking, weight training program for youth ages 8-12 interested in improving their lifting techniques.

Participants will meet 3 times a week for 12 weeks.

Coaches include:

  • Coach Ben
    • Tuesday and Friday evenings from 6-7:15 pm
    • Sunday mornings from 10:30-11:45 am
  • Coach Randy
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons from 4-5:15 pm

WHEN: November 28-February 26 (No training during Christmas Week)

CLICK HERE for more information!

The Alzheimer’s Association® provides care and support to those affected by Alzheimer’s and all other dementia through free, high-quality education programs sponsored by the YMCA of the Roses. These individual education sessions cover a variety of topics on Alzheimer and Dementia.

These 30 to 60 minute virtual & in-person classes are led by a certified YMCA facilitator. Each session includes Q&A opportunities for discussion and will provide participants with the most up to date information regarding each topic. 

Please register to participate – CLICK HERE to get started!

For York County clients, contact Kyle Almoney at [email protected] or call 717-843-7884 x248

For Lancaster County clients, contact Jessica Rodriguez at [email protected] or call 717-464-4000 x1220

Reach your health and wellness goals the SMART way!

What YOU get:

  • ONE Dedicated Personal Coach
  • ONE 1 Hour Orientation
  • THREE 1 Hour Personal Training Sessions
  • Next Steps For Success

WHERE: 

  • York Branch YMCA
  • The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA
  • Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA
  • City Center YMCA
  • Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA

ONLY $75 for all 3 Sessions

*Available to NEW Members within the first 2 weeks of joining,

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

Whether you are dealing with stress, rehabbing an injury or looking for recovery after a workout, we have you covered. Treatments are a hybrid of different hands-on modalities of massage as needed. The focus is on returning balance to the spirit, mind and body.

Sessions offered:

  • 30 minutes
  • 60 minutes
  • 90 minutes

WHERE: City Center YMCA

CLICK HERE to register!

Eat well, be well, live well. Learn healthy eating tips and the benefits of good nutrition from a certified nutrition coach.

Your 1 on 1 meetings include:

• Discovering Foods and Eating Habits that Work for you
• Individualize Meal Plans/Suggestions
• Personalized Care and Support
• Uncovering Triggers and Developing Sustainable Strategies
• Empowering you to take control

WHERE: Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

Join us for non-stop, fast-paced games using soft rubber coated foam balls. Adults can play with or against your teen or come without a teen, and teens can play with or against your parent(s) or come without an adult. 

WHERE: All YMCA locations

Teams formed each Sunday for recreational play. 

Must be at least 11 years old to play.

CLICK HERE to register!

Events

Let your children explore their inner artist at our Paint Night.
 
We will provide a canvas for each child, you provide a shirt they might spill some paint on, and your children can bring their own creativity – we will have pizza provided by Pie In The Sky.
 
All participating children must be fully potty trained. Please bring a labeled water bottle.
 
When: Saturday, 1/14 from 5:30-8:30 PM
 
Pricing:
Members: $20
Non-Members: $25
 
Visit us at https://bit.ly/3GqQVfi to register today!
Enjoy a night out while your children are safely playing with others at our Parent’s Night Out!
 
Offered one Friday a month for children ages 2-12 years old. The children will enjoy a
night full of arts, crafts, and gym activities.
 
Dinner and snacks will be provided – don’t let your children miss out on an evening filled with fun!
 
When: Friday, January 20 from 6-9 PM
 
Visit us at https://bit.ly/3qDJsk6 to register today!
On January 28, The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA will be hosting community members to utilize our space for the sale of items – it’s closet clean out time!
 
When: Set up will take place at 8:30 AM; Sale will be from 9 AM-12 PM.
Where: The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA
 
Cost for space: $10 for members and $15 for Non-members.
 
*Tables are not provided.
 
For more information, please contact Emma Brockwell at [email protected]!

FEBRUARY

Programs

Join us at designated branches for homeschool gym and swim classes. Currently offered at The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA (Shrewsbury) and York Branch YMCA locations. Registration is required monthly!

Where:

Registration starts now! CLICK HERE

Sibling Discount: First two children are normal rates, any sibling after will be half price.

The American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course provides youth who want to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. The course helps participants develop leadership skills, build a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and guide children’s behavior. Participants also learn about basic child care and basic first aid. It helps youth develop leadership and business skills they can apply to many areas of their lives. All participants will also receive ARC certification in Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED.

Where & When: 

Students will get a Babysitter’s Training Handbook, Emergency Reference Guide (provides step-by-step instructions to handle common emergencies such as bee stings and asthma attacks) and a CD-ROM with the tools needed to run their babysitting business including client organizer, printable activity booklet with games, crafts, songs and recipes, a resume template and interactive exercises to help reinforce skills and more.

The YMCA Weight Loss Program is designed to help people seeking a healthier weight by making small changes to daily behaviors and forming sustainable, healthy habits.

Program Description:

  • Weight loss program
  • Small group supportive environment
  • 12-week program
  • 1 hour class per week
  • Learning, sharing, problem solving
  • Weekly topics such as balanced eating, physical activity, goal-setting, positive psychology, and behavior sustainability

Eligibility

  • Adults 18 years and older desiring to reach a healthier weight

WHERE: Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA

CLICK HERE to get started!

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program (YDPP) is a lifestyle change program proven to reduce the number of cases of Type 2 Diabetes by 58% for adults, and by 71% for seniors.

Program Description:

  • Evidence-based program
  • CDC approved curriculum
  • Small group supportive environment
  • 25 FUN sessions delivered over ONE YEAR – 16 weekly, 3 every-other week, and 6 monthly sessions
  • Facilitated by a certified lifestyle coach.

Goals:

  • Lose 5 -7 percent of body weight
  • Gradually increase physical activity 150 weekly minutes
  • Healthy eating
  • Portion control

Eligibility:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Overweight with BMI of 25 or greater
  • Diagnosed with prediabetes via one of the three blood test or previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes

Location:

  • Virtual
  • In person

For York County clients, contact Kyle Almoney at [email protected] or call 717-843-7884 ext. 248 for more info

For Lancaster County clients, contact Jessica Rodriguez at [email protected] or call 717-464-4000 x1220

CLICK HERE for more information!

Eat well, be well, live well. Learn healthy eating tips and the benefits of good nutrition from a certified nutrition coach.

Your 1 on 1 meetings include:

• Discovering Foods and Eating Habits that Work for you
• Individualize Meal Plans/Suggestions
• Personalized Care and Support
• Uncovering Triggers and Developing Sustainable Strategies
• Empowering you to take control

WHERE: Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

Whether you are dealing with stress, rehabbing an injury or looking for recovery after a workout, we have you covered. Treatments are a hybrid of different hands-on modalities of massage as needed. The focus is on returning balance to the spirit, mind and body.

Sessions offered:

  • 30 minutes
  • 60 minutes
  • 90 minutes

WHERE: City Center YMCA

CLICK HERE to register!

Reach your health and wellness goals the SMART way!

What YOU get:

  • ONE Dedicated Personal Coach
  • ONE 1 Hour Orientation
  • THREE 1 Hour Personal Training Sessions
  • Next Steps For Success

WHERE: 

  • York Branch YMCA
  • The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA
  • Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA
  • City Center YMCA
  • Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA

ONLY $75 for all 3 Sessions

*Available to NEW Members within the first 2 weeks of joining,

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

CLICK HERE for more info on our different swim sessions!

This class is designed for beginner through advanced swimmers.  Pool is set aside for this class only! Focus on proper stroke technique and endurance.

CLICK HERE for more information.

*If the YMCA holds class but your child is absent due to illness, you will need to provide a doctor’s note to Tammy Shore (Aquatic Director) to schedule a make-up during your currently enrolled session.

Join us for non-stop, fast-paced games using soft rubber coated foam balls. Adults can play with or against your teen or come without a teen, and teens can play with or against your parent(s) or come without an adult. 

WHERE: All YMCA locations

Teams formed each Sunday for recreational play. 

Must be at least 11 years old to play.

CLICK HERE to register!

Events

🕺💃 Dance the night away with our 1st Annual Sweetheart Dance at our Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA.

Where and Where:

Enjoy light refreshments, games, and door prize – registration starts now!

Welcome to Parents Night Out! Once a month drop your kids with us where we swim every other month and have themed activities other months. These activities include crafting, games in the gym, and learning/discovery events all designed and customized to be engaging and entertaining for each age group. We typically have pizza, water and a snack for the kids during the event.