Family Programs

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THINK YOU ARE A QUIZ MASTER?

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA will be holding a night full of trivia. Put your knowledge to the test against competing teams. While we encourage families to compete together, if trivia is not your child’s idea of fun, we will be offering a night of board games for children 15 and under!

Team size may vary from 2-4 people
Winners will be awarded a $50 gift card to Rodano’s

Categories will include the following:

  • Animals
  • Sports
  • Science
  • Music
  • Disney

Register at the front desk by Friday, May 18th

When: Sunday, May 20th
Cost: $25 per team
Time: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Download the Trivia Flyer

For more information contact:
Justin Ream, Youth Development Coordinator
570-970-5036; Justin.ream@wbymca.org


HEALTHY KIDS DAY

Kick Off Summer

Are the kids in your life already dreaming of summer? When kids are inspired, they can do anything. Let’s awaken their imagination so they can explore new activities and healthy habits. Join us!

SAVE THE DATE!

Date - April 21st
Time -10AM to 3PM

Schedule of events:
10am-12:30pm
  • bounce house
  • community mural
  • demonstrations of gymnastics and dance teams
  • face painting
  • photo booth
  • vendors relating to kid's health (Wilkes Pharmacy, BeautyCounter, Imagination Station, etc.)
  • special appearances by the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders Mascot
  • T-shirt tye dye
  • Wilkes University DJ
  • Bike Safety Course & helmet giveaway
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Raffles & more!
Kids & Families are invited to pool after the activities upstairs and may swim until 3:00pm. The wibits will also be out to play on!

Download the Healthy Kids Day Flyer


BERNIE'S RUN

Register for the 35th Annual Bernie's Memorial 3 Mile Run/Walk

Run/Walk Details
Start Time: 8:30am
Location: River Street
Course: South Wilkes-Barre
Finish: Public Square

Awards: The top 3 Male and Female participants in both the Run and the Walk will receive special awards. The top 2 participants in each age category will receive medals.

Age Groups: 10 & Under; 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70 & Over.

You can pick up your pre-registered packet at the YMCA front desk on July 2nd and 3rd. There will be day of packet pickup at public square on July 4th from 7am to 8am.


KIDS FREE FUN RUN

Free Event
Ages 2 to 10 years
T-Shirts given to all participants
Medals Awarded to all finishers
Pre-Registration Recommended
Runners need to be at starting line at 9am

When:  Tuesday, July 4th
Time:  9:15am
Start:  Intersection of W. Ross & South Main St.
Finish line:  Public Square

Kids Register Here