We offer a variety of special events and classes for families to participate in together. From birthday parties to movie nights — our family programs are guaranteed to create lifelong memories.

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Birthday Parties
A Y birthday party strengthens friendships through fun! With a wide variety of safe, healthy activities, our trained party planners and hosts will create with you a personalized event granting you child's every wish. Kids of all ages and abilities get to play while you and your family join in the celebration without worry because at the Y, we're experts at fun!

Family Fun Nights
The YMCA of Central New York understand the importance of spending quality time with family. That's why we have regularly-scheduled family events that happen throughout the month to keep you and yours busy, happy, and healthy! Please remember that dates, times, and activities vary by branch, so please contact Member Services for details.

Holidays & Special Occasions
What better way to celebrate your family than at the Y? Let us help you create picture-perfect memories that will last a lifetime. Whether we are celebrating a holiday, or honoring our families, the YMCA of Central New York is there for you and those you love.

Parent/Child Gym Classes
Children ages 3 months to 5 years will enjoy structured, age-appropriate classes with their parent/caregiver. Each week has a different theme and incorporates group play, songs, socialization and activities.

Parents Night Out
Take a break while your children enjoy a night of games and activities! Dinner and snacks provided. Sneakers are required for gym time.

Youth Enrichment Classes
Let your child explore his or her creativity through our imaginative, exciting classes. Kids can also learn to be safe at home and learn skills like babysitting.