Youth and Family Events

Youth and Family Events


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE. At the Y, no one is denied service due to the inability to pay. Funds for Financial Assistance are provided through the YMCA’s Annual Giving Campaign. Learn more here!

If you are pre-qualified for Financial Assistance, please note that some of our programs have minimum fees in order to cover costs of materials and supplies. This fee may be higher depending on your amount of assistance.

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Kids' Night Out

Downtown Boise YMCA
10/7/22 - 12/2/22
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Join us for Kids’ Night Out where kids will get a chance to enjoy a night of games, swimming (depending on pool availability), rock climbing, and hanging out with friends. It’s a great way for kids to be active and meet new people. And parents get a chance to go out, too! Kids will be supervised by caring and responsible Y staff while they have a blast!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/26/21 12/9/22 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 30.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
10/07/22
Downtown YMCA KNO 1st Friday of every month - Fr - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
19 / 20 Available Register  
Closes
10/07/2022
11/04/22
Downtown YMCA KNO 1st Friday of every month - Fr - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
18 / 20 Available Register  
Closes
11/04/2022
12/02/22
Downtown YMCA KNO 1st Friday of every month - Fr - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
18 / 20 Available Register  
Closes
12/02/2022

Kids' Night Out

Caldwell YMCA
10/28/22 - 12/16/22
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Join us for Kids’ Night Out where kids will get a chance to enjoy a night of games, swimming (depending on pool availability), rock climbing, and hanging out with friends. It’s a great way for kids to be active and meet new people. And parents get a chance to go out, too! Kids will be supervised by caring and responsible Y staff while they have a blast!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/26/21 12/30/22 Online / Front Desk $ 15.00$ 30.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/28/22
Halloween - Fr - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
11/18/22
Friendsgiving - Fr - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  
12/16/22
Winter Wonderland - Fr - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register  

THRIVE Arts and Crafts

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/20/22 - 12/15/22
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Let THRIVE be your host for the night! Let’s explore your creativity! Parents are welcome to assist in the activity or drop off their children. All materials are provided for the craft. Varies each month.

 

Please contact Andrea Parker at [email protected] for questions.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/29/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 10.00$ 15.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
10/20/22
Spooky Crafts - Th - 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
4 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
10/18/2022
11/17/22
Fall Creations - Th - 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
6 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
11/15/2022
12/15/22
Winter - Th - 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
6 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
12/13/2022

THRIVE Bingo and Dinner

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
9/30/22 - 12/16/22
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B-I-N-G-O!!! Come play a couple rounds of Bingo while trying to win some fun prizes. Be part of the exciting action! Dinner is included with registration. This is a great opportunity to connect with peers while social distancing. Everyone goes home with at least 1 prize.

THRIVE is designed for children and adults that are neurodivergent, but ALL are welcome!

 

Please contact Andrea Parker at [email protected] for questions.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/29/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 15.00$ 25.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
09/30/22
Fr - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
8 / 15 Available Register  
Closes
09/28/2022
10/28/22
Fr - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
13 / 15 Available Register  
Closes
10/26/2022
11/18/22
Fr - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
14 / 15 Available Register  
Closes
11/16/2022
12/16/22
Fr - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
14 / 15 Available Register  
Closes
12/14/2022

THRIVE Dessert Decorating

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/29/22 - 12/10/22
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Using frosting, sprinkles, and candies make some fun holiday designs! This activity is sure to serve up smiles for the whole family! Each participant will receive up to 6 cookies. Enjoy at home or share with your friends, family, and neighbors!

Please email THRIVE Director, Andrea Parker, for more information.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
11/8/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 12.00$ 16.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
10/29/22
Spooky Cookies - Sa - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
12 / 20 Available Register  
Closes
10/27/2022
12/10/22
Holiday Treats - Sa - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
12 / 20 Available Register  
Closes
12/08/2022

THRIVE Kids' Day Out

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/29/22 - 12/17/22
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Join Us for Kids’ Day Out! Kids will get a chance to enjoy a night of games and hang out with friends. It’s a great way for kids to be active and meet new people, and parents get a chance to go out, too! Kids will be supervised by caring and responsible Y staff while they have a blast! Space is limited.

Participants that are neurodiverse may attend at no cost! This amazing opportunity has been sponsored by The M.L. Orndorff Caring for Caregivers Fund!

Priority is given to those that are neurodiverse, but all are welcome!

Please contact Andrea Parker at [email protected] for questions.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
11/1/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
10/29/22
Sa - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
- Waiting List  
11/19/22
Sa - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
10 / 10 Available
Registration
will open on
10/30/2022
12/17/22
Sa - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
10 / 10 Available
Registration
will open on
11/19/2022

THRIVE Pumpkin Decorating

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/15/22 - 10/15/22
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Let THRIVE be your Ghost Host for the afternoon! Come let your creativity ooze while you decorate a pumpkin. Choose from spooky, colorful, or even paint your favorite character. All are welcome to join! All supplies are included.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
7/20/22 12/21/22 Online / Front Desk $ 15.00$ 20.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/15/22
Sa - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Register  

THRIVE Skills and Drills

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/3/22 - 11/14/22
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Let’s enjoy some adaptive PE style activities! Through this program, participants will learn the value of a physically active lifestyle. They will expand their knowledge of fitness concepts including flexibility, stamina, strength, and nutrition while getting the opportunity for self-expression and social interaction. Parents can drop off their kids.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/13/22 1/14/23 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 90.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
10/03/22 - 11/14/22
No Sessions 10/31 - Mo - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
09/30/2022

THRIVE Super Sensory Storytime

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/13/22 - 12/8/22
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Free! In partnership with the Meridian Library District, we bring you Super Sensory Storytime! Come read a story, sing songs, and make friends in the THRIVE Center. Each class starts with a welcoming song followed by an interactive book read by Meridian Library District staff. Families may also receive a take home activity to enrich the story. Please register for this activity through the Meridian Library District’s website.

 

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Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/13/22
Th - 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Registration
Closed
11/10/22
Th - 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Registration
Closed
12/08/22
Th - 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Registration
Closed

THRIVE Teen Night

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/21/22 - 12/9/22
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(13-17 years) Join us for Teen Night where we will play a variety of games and social activities! Teens are encouraged to make friends and try new things. Participants will also be given the opportunity to suggest future activities and events that interest them!

 

Please contact Andrea Parker at [email protected] for questions.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/29/21 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 12.00$ 20.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
10/21/22
Fr - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
10/19/2022
11/11/22
Fr - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
11/09/2022
12/09/22
Fr - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
12/07/2022