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MARCH EVENTS

2019 VIRTUAL SWIM CHALLENGE

When: Begins March 1st
Who: All ages event

Two Challenges Available
Straits of Florida: 103 miles
English Channel: 21 miles

Register at the YMCA Desk: $10
We will then provide you with the link.
Those who finish the challenge they select get a shirt when they are done.

HOW FAR IS A MILE IN THE POOL?
1 Mile = 35 laps OR
1 Mile = 70 lengths
(Our pool is 25 yds)
1 Mile is 1,760 yds

For more information contact: Diana Dempsey, Senior Aquatic Director or Samantha Reinhardt, Aquatic Coordinator at (570) 970-5051 or diana.dempsey@wbymca.org, sam.reinhardt@wbymca.org

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
YMCA Night Out at the Penguins Game

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA is teaming up with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins as they take on Syracuse for a family night out! Stop by the Welcome Center desk to register or register online! Registration will be open February 18th through March 27th.

Game: March 30, 2019 at 7:05 pm
Tickets: Child Tickets - FREE; Adult Tickets - $17.75 ( blue Zone) $20.75 (Gold Zone) $22.50 (Red Zone)
Food Voucher: $2.75 -  includes: one hot dog, chips and a soda
Ticket Pick Up: Pick up March 29th at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA front desk or on Game day, March 30th at the Arena Box office at 6:00pm

QUESTIONS: Contact Ashlee Rittenhouse, Youth Program Coordinator 570-970-5039


APRIL EVENTS

HAVE AN EGGCELLENT TIME AS A FAMILY
Wilkes– Barre Family YMCA Egg Dip

Bring the whole family and enjoy an egg hunt in the pool, prizes, arts and crafts and light refreshments as we celebrate the Easter holiday.
WHEN: April 14th
TIME: 12:30p.m.-2:30p.m.
COST: YMCA Family Members - FREE
Member - $3.00 Per Family
Non Members: $5.00 per Family

How Do We Attend?

  • Registration will open beginning March 21st
  • Register online or in person at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
  • Day of registration will be Extremely Limited.
  • Check in begins at 12p.m. in the Lobby.
  • Ages 3-5 will hunt at 12:30p.m./ Ages 6-8 will hunt at 12:45.m./Ages 9-12 will hunt at 1:00p.m.
  • Hunt times are subjected to change so please arrive by 12p.m.
  • For ages 3-5 a parent is required in the water, please bring your own floatation if needed-puddle jumper/ lifejacket)

Questions?
Contact: Ashlee Rittenhouse, Youth Program Coordinator Phone: 570-970-5039
OR Diana Dempsey, Aquatics Director 570-970-5051

Download Egg Dip Flyer

 

PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT
NEED A DATE NIGHT?

Let the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA babysit while you enjoy a night on the town! Parents’ Night Out includes:

  • Gym Activities
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Snacks will be provided
  • Child Supervision

Drop off: 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Pick up: 9:45pm - 10pm

WHEN: April 13, 2019
TIME: 6:00pm-10:00pm
COST: Family Members - $15/Family
Members - $30/Family

REGISTER HERE

QUESTIONS: Contact Ashlee Rittenhouse, Youth Program Coordinator 570-970-5039


MAY EVENTS

FILL YOUR CUP WITH MOM
Bring Mom and enjoy a cup of tea and yummy snacks while creating a masterpiece for mom!

WHEN: May 5th
TIME: 1:00-2:30p.m.
YMCA Members: $5.00 per child/ $2.00 per adult
Non Members: $10.00 per child / $4.00 per Adult

How Do We Attend?
Registration will open beginning April 5th
Register online or in person at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Day of registration will be limited

 

PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT
NEED A DATE NIGHT?

Let the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA babysit while you enjoy a night on the town! Parents’ Night Out includes:

  • Gym Activities
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Snacks will be provided
  • Child Supervision

Drop off: 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Pick up: 9:45pm - 10pm

WHEN: May 18, 2019
TIME: 6:00pm-10:00pm
COST: Family Members - $15/Family
Members - $30/Family

QUESTIONS: Contact Ashlee Rittenhouse, Youth Program Coordinator 570-970-5039