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MOMMY & ME TEA • Appleton YMCA

Come join us for our Mommy and me Tea! Girls and boys can enjoy a special evening with your mom, grandma, or special someone. It will be an evening of crafts, laughter and more. A photograph will be captured for you to remember the special night. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Proceeds to support the Annual Campaign.

Thursday 5:30 - 7:00 PM May 11

Fee: $12 per child $6 per additional child

• Apple Creek YMCA

Join our naturalists at the Bruce B. Purdy Nature Preserve and Apple Creek YMCA for a guided hike on our ever changing trails. See and learn about our migrating birds and spring flowers while enjoying the spring landscape. Hikes begin at the Apple Creek YMCA begin with a short program in the Nature Study Classroom. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday 9:00 - 11:00 AM May 13

Fee: Y Member - FREE
Fee: General Public- $5


Enjoy all the Appleton Y has to offer. Designed for families with children 4 to 12 years old, Friday nights at the Y will definitely be a memorable one.

• Splash Pad and Swimming • Organized gym games
• Open gym play • Inflatable Obstacle Course
• Racquetball / Wallyball Games • Board games, ping pong, etc. in Commons
• Family Fun Center  

Float and Flick (Movie in Boldt Pool @ 6PM):

  • February 17 - The Secret Life of Pets
  • March 17 - Inside Out
  • April 21 - Moana

Friday's 4:00 - 8:00 PM May 19

Fee: FREE for YMCA of the Fox Cities Members
Fee: General Public $4/person or $16/family maximum


New for 2016! Join us after hours at the Apple Creek YMCA for fun filled and unique experiences on Saturday evenings this fall, winter, and spring. Each seasonal family night will have crafts, environmental education demonstrations, fitness activities, and a campfire with s'mores, with most activities taking place outdoors whenever possible. All activities are for families only and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday's 6:00-8:30 PM May 20

Fee: YMCA Member - FREE
Fee: General Public - $3/person or $15/family maximum

Father's Day 5K • Appleton YMCA
Previously the Bret Younger Run

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017

Location: Appleton North High School, 5000 N. Ballard Rd. Appleton

Description: This family friendly 5K event is open to everyone, (Not just Fathers). Help us celebrate Fathers everywhere! Whether you're running / walking with your father, participating in memory of or just looking for a great running event, we have a great 5K for you! The 5K Starts at Appleton North High School and winds its way through picturesque neighborhoods and utilizes the scenic Apple Creek trail for a good portion of the course before finishing with a stadium finish on the running track.

For more information on this race, click here.

HEALTHY PETS DAY • Heart of the Valley YMCA

Save the Day! Welcome to our 11 th Healthy Pets Day @ Heart of the Valley Y. We will have Dr. Laritson, a veterinarian to answer questions that you may have about how to keep your pets healthy and safe. Come meet the therapy dogs from the Fox Valley Humane Association, Miss Laura and Winston, Mr. Shane and his snake Harriett, Mr. Jeff and Liz Ann Jill Marie his pet turtle, our friends from PETCO will be here with some of their fun animals. We will be collecting donations for the Humane Association during the months of June and July. Please pick up a wish list of urgent need items in our lobby. Come have FUN!

Date: Thursday, June 22 9:00-11:30 AM


Liberty Run • Neenah-Menasha YMCA

Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

LIBERTY RUN consists of two different fun runs designed for youth.
Quarter Mile - 8:45 AM for Ages 5 & under
Half Mile - 9:15 AM for Ages 6-12 years
Parents are encouraged to participate with their child(ren).

Location: Riverside Park Pavilionin Neenah

For more information on this race, click here.

Fishy 5K and Minnow Mile • Fox West YMCA

Date: Saturday, July 8, 2017

Description: 3.1 mile non-competitive run/walk for all ages & Minnow Mile fun run for ages 8 and up Start Time: 8:15 (Minnow Mile) 8:30 (5K)

Location: Fox West YMCA, Greenville, WI

For more information on this race, click here.

YMCA Fremont Triathlon • Neenah-Menasha YMCA

Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Description: 1/8 mile swim, 11.2 mile bike, 2 mile run Race Begins: 8:00 AM

Location: Hahn-a-Lula Resort in Fremont

For more information on this race, click here.

NOTE: The events listed above are subject to change without notice.
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