News & Notes

Due to a maintenance issue, hot water is currently unavailable at the Y. Updates will be posted as they become available. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we work through repairs.


featured-halloween-2014Friday, October 19
7-8:30 p.m.

Trunkor-Treating at the Galowich Family YMCA allows families to enjoy the excitement of Halloween in a fun and safe environment.

The parking lot will be filled with decorated cars as children go from trunk to trunk to collect candy and play games.

Free and open to the community.

New Group Fitness Opportunities

The Galowich Family YMCA is adding more Group Fitness opportunities during Fall Session 2, which is set to begin Monday, October 1. YMCA Members can preview these new offerings early, between September 25-28. As a reminder, these classes are FREE with a YMCA membership!

Tuesday, September 25, 6-6:30 p.m.

Pound (NEW!)

  • Wednesday, September 26, 6-6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 27, Noon-12:30 p.m.

A full-body cardio jam session of a workout inspired by drumming. Participants use weighted drumsticks that are engineered for exercise to burn calories and tone while rocking out to popular music.

Cardio Ball & Tone (NEW!)
Thursday, September 27, 9:30-10:10 a.m.

During this cardio-focused class, participants will use a large Swiss exercise ball to add strength and toning elements to each workout routine.

Boot Camp 
Thursday, September 27, 6-6:30 p.m.

Group Cycling (NEW!)
Friday, September 28, 8:50-9:20 a.m.

Yoga For Youth: Starting October 1

Open to Ages 6-12

Yoga for Youth is a great introduction to the world of yoga. Starting this fall at the Galowich Family YMCA, this program is perfect for beginners who want to experience the many benefits that yoga has to offer.

Mondays · 6:15-7 p.m.

  • Facility Members: $35
  • Community Members: $70

Register Now

Youth Basketball Leagues Forming Now

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When kids play sports, they do more than just exercise. Besides being physically active, they develop higher self-esteem, perform better in school and work better in groups.

Our Youth Basketball Program teaches kids the fundamentals of the game while emphasizing the importance of teamwork. Above all, kids who play YMCA basketball have a lot of fun!

  • Open to youth in preschool through Grade 12
  • Early Bird Pricing available
  • Includes FREE preseason clinics

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