Celebrate a triumphant return to the outdoors with the FREE Summer Out Loud Challenge beginning July 12th. Visit one of our locations to pick up a Summer Out Loud “Passport” filled with creative ideas for your family.

Rediscover sunshine, optimism, and what it means to live Summer Out Loud!


Summer is a time to get up, get moving, and get going! Our family-focused, Summer Out Loud Challenge is designed to do just that! You'll move through the challenge by completing an activity passport filled with fun and creative ideas for your family to do together. Join the challenge and start living Summer Out Loud! 

Passports can be picked up at your local Y starting Thursday, July 1 and must be turned in no later than Wednesday, August 4 in order to be entered for a chance to win! 

All participants that complete the challenge and return their passport to the Y by the above date will be entered to win TWO PRIZES. A YGBW full family membership (up to $1,300 value) and the national grand prize of a Family Vacation of your choice (up to $5,000 value). 

When is the challenge?

The three-week challenge will begin July 12 and will conclude on July 31.

Who can participate in the challenge?

The challenge is open and free to all in the community. Members and non-members are encouraged to sign up and participate! 

I'm not a member, how to I participate?

First - Text SUMMER to 844-889-6222 to join the challenge.

Next, complete the registration form and download the family activity passport. If you'd like to stop into one of our locations to pick up a printed passport, we'll have them available at the welcome desk starting July 1. While your there, take a tour of our facilities!

During the challenge (July 12 - July 31), we invite you to Try the Y for free. Use child watch, the wellness center, play pickleball, swim laps at the indoor pool and so much more! 


How do I opt-in to the challenge?

You can opt-in to the challenge via text message. Text SUMMER to 844-889-6222 to join the challenge. When you do this, you'll be sent to a form via text to complete. During the challenge, you will receive three text messages each week that will keep you on track during the challenge.

Make sure to download your family activity passport or stop into one of our Y locations to pick up your passport starting July 1. 

If you prefer not to opt into text messages, visit please Summer Out Loud Registration. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you choose to register with this form vs. text messages, you will NOT receive updates throughout the challenge. 

Will there be prizes for completing the challenge?

Yes! Each family that completes their family passport and returns it to one of our locations by Wednesday, August 4, will be eligible to be entered to win TWO PRIZES. A YGBW full family membership (up to $1,300 value) and the national grand prize of a Family Vacation of your choice (up to $5,000 value). 

Define family?

Families can look like ANYTHING! There are no two families that are the same. So, whether you complete the challenge with your kids, your brothers and sisters, your parents, your grandparents, your friends, your fur-babies - families are not one size fits all.