In our community, BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun, and shared interests. As a result, local kids, adults, and families are receiving the support, guidance, and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirits, minds, and bodies.
Date: March 1st & 2nd
When: 6:00 – 8:00PM (Participants MUST complete both evening sessions)
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 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
Dates: Jan. 20, Feb. 24, Mar. 24, Apr. 21, May 19, Jun. 16
Ages: Kindergarten – 6th grade
Cost: $5/Members (Members pay only $2 for each additional sibling); Public: $10/Child
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.
Date: April 29, 2023
When: 10:00AM – 1:00PM
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Give the gift of warmth to a child in need this winter!
The Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County has officially kicked-off registration for their 2021-2022 Toasty Toddlers drive. These kiddos will receive NEW coats, hats, gloves or mittens and the chance to be comfortable as the cold weather creeps in.
Know of a family in need? Here’s how to make a difference.
Call: 317.5108 ext. 301
Grab a form from the BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA front desk.
Registration begins TODAY (10.4.2021) and item pickup is on Nov. 5.
Race results and pictures are up!
Thank you to ALL of our Sponsors, Volunteers, Staff, and Participants in this year’s Canoe Creek Triathlon and Races!
Don’t forget that our Youth Triathlon is this August! Register online or in person today!
Oooh, we know you’re excited. It’s the BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA Annual Yard Sale! We’ll be here in September from 8A-10A. Sounds like a pretty great way to kick off your fall, right?!
All of the phenomenal donations are up for grabs and, even better, you get to name your price! So come on, all proceeds benefit the Y’s scholarship program.
FYI – make sure the things you are donating are in good condition, have all operating parts, and (unfortunately) we can’t accept stuffed animals.
A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who has donated so many amazing items! We’ll be accepting volunteers for this Fundraising Event so if you want to be a part of an awesome cause benefitting the Y’s Scholarship Program give Phyllis a call at 814.695.4467.
We will be welcoming the Altoona Brass Collective back to the Blair Regional YMCA! Bring a lawn chair and join us at the pavilion for an evening of music and community.
HUGE SHOUTOUT to one of the Blair Regional YMCA Tigersharks very own competitive swimmers, Ms. Leah Shackley!
Leah has been named as a Scholastic All American which recognizes top talented Student Athletes!
Show the girl some LOVE!
When school is out, the Y is in!
Looking for a place to take your child when school is out for the day? The YMCA provides children with fun-filled activities while you are given peace of mind on both planned and full day releases. Our trained and qualified staff will keep your child busy with sports and games, arts and crafts and swim time in an environment that is engaging and nurturing. Students should bring a packed lunch, swimsuit, and towel. Care is provided for children ages kindergarten – 6th grade. Enrollment is limited and fills quickly!
Location: Blair Regional YMCA 1111 Hewit Street
What to Bring: Packed lunch, snacks, swimsuit, & towel.
Cost: $27.00/day (Member)
BLAIR, BEDFORD, & HUNTINGDON COUNTIES