Celebrate the Season at the Y

Tips for reducing your holiday stress and enjoying the holiday with your family

Gathering together in celebration is one of the best traditions of the holiday season. No matter where you gather, we hope you get to celebrate the season alongside people you hold dear.

At the Y, welcoming members and guest through our doors is one of our favorite traditions. We look forward to celebrating the season with you at one of our upcoming events.

  1. Friendsgiving | All Branches*
    Through Nov 18, bring your friends to the Y for free. No guest passes. No guest fees. Just an opportunity for you to spend quality time with friends doing something good for your health. 

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  2. Shop and Drop | Jennersville & West Chester
    Need to get some holiday shopping done without the kiddos? Register one of our Drop & Shop events on Nov 24. We have sessions available at the Jennersville and West Chester Area YMCAs. 

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  3. Holiday Angels | All Branches*
    Make the holidays brighter for a family in need by sponsoring a child in need. Stop by your home YMCA branch to pick up a holiday wish list for a local child. Shop for items on the list and return the unwrapped gifts to your branch by Dec 4. Your whole family will enjoy sharing the joy of the season.

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  4. Festive Gatherings | All Branches*
    Jingle on over and join us for some festive holiday fun on Dec 9. Events vary by branch. Visit the Welcome Desk at your home branch for more information.

  5. Family Fun Events | All Branches*
    From turkeys and leaves to Rudolph and ornaments, we've planned loads of fun crafts and activities for your family. Exact dates and times vary by branch but events are hosted on Fridays and Saturdays in Nov and Dec to maximize the quality time.

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  6. Parents Night Out | All Branches*
    Whether you need to finish up your holiday shopping or you want to celebrate the season over dinner with friends, we've got you covered. Drop the kids at the Y while you enjoy two hours out on the town. Parents Night Out is offered on Friday evenings throughout Nov and Dec with exact dates varying by branch. Advanced registration is required. 

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  7. Countdown to Noon | All Branches*
    Gather up your crew and join us to welcome 2024 with confetti, balloons and plenty of family fun. Our branches are hosting Countdown to Noon celebrations on December 31 so that you can celebrate with your favorites before bedtime comes calling. 

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* Octorara YMCA & Program Center and YMCA Pickleball Center at Downingtown not included.