Community Interests

COOKING CLASSES
Taught by Chef Julie Phillips, Culinary Instructor

For Youngsters:

After-School Pasta Workshop (ages 11-15)
Menu: Farfelle (Bowties) with Pesto
Pappardelle (Wide Strips) with Marinara Sauce
Member Rate: $15.00 per person
Public Rate: $20.00 per person
When: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 3:30–5:30pm
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 3:30–5:30pm
Wednesday, March 18, 3:30–5:30pm

For Anyone (ages 16 +)

Perfect Pies
Menu: Apple Lattice Pie
Tomato and Cheese Galette
Cherry Turnover
Member Rate: $25.00 per person
Public Rate: $30.00 per person
When: Monday, January 27, 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, March 14, 10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday, April 21, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Favorite Soups
Menu: Spiced Butternut Apple
Tomato Basil with Garlic Croutons
Vegetable Barley
Member Rate: $25.00 per person
Public Rate: $30.00 per person
When: Saturday, Jan. 11, 3:00-5:00pm
Saturday, Feb. 22, 10:00am-12:00pm
Thursday, March 26, 10:00am-12:00pm

Powerhouse One Dish Meals
Menu: Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Sweet Potato
with Barley Risotto
Sauteed Kale with Roasted Chickpeas, Cherry
Tomatoes, Walnuts
Quinoa Salad with Spinach, Avocado, Cucumber
& Lemony Vinaigrette
Member Rate: $30.00 per person
Public Rate: $35.00 per person
When: Wednesday, Feb. 12 10:00am-12:00pm
Monday, March 30, 7:00-9:00pm
Tuesday, May 12, 7:00-9:00pm

Basic Techniques (2.5 hour class)
Menu: Lemon-Brined Oven Roasted Chicken
Risotto with Asparagus
Mixed Green with French Vinaigrette
Chocolate Ganache Tart with Caramel Sauce
Member Rate: $40.00 per person/
Public Rate: $50.00 per person
When: Thursday, Jan. 16 9:30am-12:00
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6:30pm-9:00pm
Saturday, April 4, 9:30am-12:00pm

Special Pricing for Two


Tapas Night
Menu: Bacon-wrapped Dates
Tortilla Espagnole with Pimenton Aioli
Pork Medallions with Romesco
Mushrooms in Sherry Sauce
Grilled Bread
Member Rate: $55.00
Public Rate: $65.00
When: Saturday, Feb. 1, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuscan Evening
Menu: Bistecca alla Fiorentina (Steak with
Garlic & Rosemary)
Creamy Parmesan Polen
ta with Mushrooms and Roasted Fennel
Apple Crostata with Gelato
Member Rate: $55.00
Public Rate: $65.00
When: Saturday, March 28, 6:30-8:30pm

Parisian Bistro (2.5 hour class)
Menu: Steamed Mussels with Wine Broth
Coq au Vin
Curly Endive, Pear & Brie with Vinaigrette
Chocolate Mousse
Member Rate: $60.00
Public Rate: $70.00
When: Saturday, May 2, 6:30-9:00


SAFE SITTERS

Saturday, January 18: 8:30AM to 2:30PM
Saturday, March 21: 8:30AM to 2:30PM
Saturday, May 16: 8:30AM to 2:30PM

Ages: 11 to 15

The Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR is a nationally recognized training program for youth babysitting taught by certified SafeSitter instructors. During the training, students ages 11 to 15 learn how to care for a choking infant or child, basic first aid/CPR, personal safety as a babysitter, injury prevention, how to care for children (feeding, diapering, etc), behavior management and more. This class will be held at the Blair Regional YMCA. Pre-registration is required. A registration form must be completed and signed by a parent/guardian before the start of class. Participants are asked to pack a lunch and/or snack.  

Members: $60 ; Public: $70

**Pre-registration is required


PARENTS' NIGHT OUT

Dates: January 10            April 17
           February 21           May 8
           March 20               June 12
When: 5:00-8:00PM
Ages: Kindergarten - 6th grade
Cost: FREE/Members; Public: $10/Child or $20/Family                                     

Enjoy an evening to yourselves while your children are in a safe environment and having a blast at the YMCA. Children will enjoy an evening of fun activities and dinner that will include pizza and drinks.


Y FUN DAYS

Dates: January 20               March 13
           February 14              April 9
           February 17              April 13
When: 6:30AM-6:00PM
Ages: Kindergarten - 6th grade
Cost: $25/Members; $35/Public                                    

The Y Fun Day program provides children with fun-filled activities on both planned and full day releases.  Students should bring a packed lunch, swimsuit and towel


HEALTHY KIDS DAY

Saturday, April 18
When: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Cost: FREE                                   

A day filled with fun, engaging and creative activities with snacks and open swimming from 1:00 to 4:00PM. All activities are free and open to the public.  Healthy Kids Day is a part of the YMCA's national effort to keep kids moving and learning all summer long


EARLY LEARNING CENTER FESTIVAL

Date: May 8
When: 5:00PM until dusk                                   

This festival promotes family fun with games, crafts, food booths and prizes.  All proceeds will benefit the programs of the YMCA Early Learning Center.


POOL BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Your birthday party is sure to be a “splash” hit at the Y! Enjoy two hours in the party room which includes one hour in the lap pool with a certified lifeguard & football toss. Bring your own decorations and refreshments. Contact the Y at 695-4467 to schedule your pool party today.
Cost: $85/Members; $175/Public
*Prices are for up to 18 guests. Pricing for parties over 18 guests, call the YMCA @ 695-4467. A $50 deposit is required to guarantee your reservation.

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES:
*Prices are for 1 hour rentals

Bounce House (Court 3)
Cost: $90/Members; $145/Public

Gym Games (Court 3)
Cost: $70/Members; $105/Public

Virtual Reality & Gaming
Cost: $50/Members; $85 Public


WOMEN'S AUXILIARY

The Women’s Auxiliary is in its 84th year of providing financial support to the Blair Regional YMCA through fundraisers held during the year. These funds have helped to purchase first aid supplies, life vests, rescue tubes, water dumbbells, scooters, basketballs, art supplies, display signs and pay for two youth to attend summer camp.

Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month; September through May, 12:30PM at the Y. The Auxiliary is open to all women; you do not have to be a member of the Y to join.  For more information contact the YMCA at 695-4467.

2019 Officers:
President - Willie Johnston
Vice President - Marie Clause
Recording Secretary - Ruth Keller
Corresponding Secretary - Marilyn Hartt
Treasurer - Linda Daugherty
Historian - Barb Hoover
Chaplain Edna Neely
Advisor - Joyce Gingrich