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BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA

FAMILY & COMMUNITY EVENTS

BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA – HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA

SERVING BLAIR, BEDFORD, & HUNTINGDON COUNTIES

HEALTHY LIVING

IMPROVING HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

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.

SAFE SITTERS

BABYSITTING TRAINING PROGRAM

Date: TBD

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

PARENTS NIGHT OUT

Dates: Jan. 21, Feb. 25, Mar. 18, Apr. 22, May 20, Jun. 17, Jul. 22, Aug. 19, Sep. 23, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 16

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

Date: TBD

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

Date: April 30, 2022

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: TBD

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

TOASTY TODDLERS

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
Email: BGerrity@UWBlair.org
Grab a form from the BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA front desk.
Registration begins TODAY (10.4.2021) and item pickup is on Nov. 5.

Y FITFEST

Who’s ready for the BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA Y FITFEST?

This unique stadium style fitness challenge has everything you need to sweat it out and feel good about yourself!
~ Activities for ALL fitness levels
~ Fun challenges AND prizes
~ Entertainment for the kiddos
~ IT’S FREE
What? Did you run out of excuses? Good! Then we will see you at Tiger Stadium this Sunday (9.26.2021) from 1P-4P.

YOUTH TRIATHLON

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!

COMMUNITY SPORTS GAMES FESTIVAL

Our Community Sports & Games Festival, sponsored by Kooman and Associates, LLC, will be hosting a COMMUNITY FESTIVAL in August!

As part of the festival, we will have a Wellness Village, sponsored by Diane & Ozz, from 11am-3pm.

If you or someone you know, would be interested in being a VENDOR, please fill out a form or stop by the BRY Welcome Desk for more information or call us at 814.695.4467.

THANK YOU

None of this would have been possible without the help from our amazing sponsors. We cannot thank you enough!

Kooman and Associates, LLC

McQuaide Blasko Attorneys At Law

Diane & Ozz

Wagner & Finn Attorneys At Law, P.C.

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp.

Reliance Bank

Stifel

Fitter & Faster Swim Camps

Marilyn Port

ANNUAL YARD SALE

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.

ANNUAL CHICKEN BBQ

Don’t Cluck It Up on Game Day!

The BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA will have Chicken BBQ Tickets available. Let us take care of the tailgating goodies, you just focus on watching Penn State destroy the other team.

Need tickets? Drop by the BRY Main Campus at 1111 Hewit Street, Hollidaysburg or reach out to your friends at the Y – we got ya!

$10 tickets will go fast!

KIDS KINGDOM PLAY PARK

There is a very special birthday coming up!

The Kids Kingdom Play Park is turning 25 and inviting you to the party this Sunday!

Bring the kiddos to Legion Park from 2-6pm for some fun activities, face painting and more. Best part, let The Rotating Chef take care of dinner!

BRASS COLLECTIVE

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.

Date TBD

SCHOLASTIC ALL AMERICAN

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!

CHILD CARE AFTER SCHOOL

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

Time: 6:30am-5:30pm

What to Bring: Packed lunch, snacks, swimsuit, & towel.

Cost: $27.00/day (Member)

$40.00/day (Public)

BLAIR REGIONAL YMCA

MAKING OUR COMMUNITY STRONGER SINCE 1912

BLAIR, BEDFORD, & HUNTINGDON COUNTIES