EVENTS

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There is always something fun or interesting to do at the Y!. Events are listed by date.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT THE Y!
What could be more exciting than holding that special celebration at the Y? The YMCA offers a fun and exciting environment that is guaranteed to make your party a memorable one! Parties can be scheduled for 2 or 3 hours in length and the time can be divided between the party room, the Recreation pool and the gym. Included in this package is a Y Party Coordinator to assist you during your event.

2 Hour Rental: $130 Members $175 Non-Members
3 Hour Rental: $200 Members $250 Non-Members

SATURDAY FUN DAYS IN KID ZONE
Join the fun every Saturday in Kid Zone for a new activity!
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Member Fee: FREE
Non-Member Fee: $3 per hour per child

BODY COMPOSITION MONDAY
Are you seeing the results you want from your current fitness routine or about to start a new workout? Stop by the Duffy Wellness Center office the first Monday of each month to receive a free 5 minute body composition evaluation. Your confidential printout containing key numbers will help keep you on track to achieving your fitness goals. If you’re ready to take your workout to the next level or looking to establish a fitness plan, consider purchasing a session with one of our Certified Personal Trainers. Age: 14 and up.
Member Fee: FREE on 1st Monday of each month ($5 any other Monday)
Non-Member Fee: $10

INTERNATIONAL LIFEGUARD TRAINING PROGRAM™
The International Lifeguard Training Program™ (ILTP) is a comprehensive Lifeguard Training program designed to promote objective-driven and performance-based training that results in a confident and competent lifeguard. A proactive, accountability-based approach to lifeguard training, ILTP is a single, integrated curriculum that successfully trains lifeguards through proven training methods and state-of-the-art lifeguard rescue skills. Program components include: First Aid, Health Care Provider CPR, Emergency Oxygen Support and Automated External Defibrillation. Using a combination of online and classroom training, the certification will take 22-24 hours.This program is being offered at the Y in partnership with Jeff Ellis & Associates, the industry leader with an unmatched reputation for aquatic safety since 1983.
Time: 8:00 AM -5:00 PM
Member Fee: $200
Non-Member Fee: $250
Upcoming dates: May 17 & 18

FAMILY POOL PARTY
Join us at the Y for a fun, all ages evening of floating and play! This is a family event with a different theme every month. Beach balls and floaties provided - please do not bring any from home. There will be music, water slides and the lazy river!
Friday
April 25 -Wild, Wild West
May 23 - Summer Fun Friday
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Member Fee: FREE
Non-Member Fee: $5/person
Children under 3: FREE

KIDS NIGHT OUT
Children 6 - 12 are invited to enjoy a night filled with new friends and new games. School age kids will swim, play games, do crafts and participate in fun age-appropriate activities. Kids will receive a light snack and drink.
Friday
April 18
May 16
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Age: 6 weeks - 12 years old
Member Fee: $10
Non-Member Fee: $20

HEALTHY KIDS DAY
Build a happier, healthier kid this summer. Let the Y inspire your family to play together, try a new sport, taste healthy snacks and learn easy ways to live a healthy lifestyle. This event is sponsored by Advia Credit Union and Meijer.
**Volunteer Opportunity**
Saturday April 26
Time: 10:00 - 1:00 PM
Age: 0 - 17 years old
Fee: FREE

SWIM TEAM SUMMER PRACTICE
Are you a youth swimmer looking to be "in the swim" this spring? Whether you're a member of the Blue Water Otters looking to stay in shape this spring, a swimmer getting ready for the summer recreation season, or just want to see what swim team practice is like, this special spring session may be for you!
Session: Spring II
Mon/Tues/Thurs 7:30 - 8:30 PM
Member Fee: $40
Non Member Fee: $60

GUS MACKER 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Join us for the 2014 Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament.
The Macker is for everyone with male and female divisions,
as well as a junior division for kids ages 10 and under, 11-12,
13-14, 15-16, and 17-18. Adult Divisions are 19-24, 25-29, 30-34,
35-39, 40 and over. **Volunteer Opportunity**
Date: May 24 - 25

AUSTIN MARTINY MEMORIAL SWIMMER SAFETY DAY
The Austin Martiny Memorial Swimmer Safety Day was created to help parents teach their children about water safety. Children will take part in a 45 minute classroom presentation on water safety and then spend one hour in the pool participating in water safety demonstrations. This is a fun and exciting way to learn swimming and boating safety.
Saturday June 7
Time: 1:00 -3:00 PM
Fee: FREE

BLUE WATER HALF MARATHON, 10K & 5K RUN
Join the Y for the 2nd annual Blue Water Half Marathon! The picturesque 13.1 mile course travels along the new Blue Water Riverwalk and the beautiful historical sections of Port Huron. The day includes family friendly activities. **Volunteer Opportunity**
Sunday June 29
Half Marathon 10K Run 5K Run
Time: 7:00 AM 7:30 AM 8:00 AM
Fee: $55 Nov - April $30 thru May 31 $25 thru May 31
$65 May $35 June 1 - 28 $30 June 1 - 28
$75 June 1 - 28

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CPR TRAINING
The American Heart Association reports that "about 80% of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrest occur in private residential settings, so being trained to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can mean the difference between life and death for a loved one." CPR saves lives.
Upcoming dates:
Tuesday May 6, 9:00 AM
Thursday August 7, 6:30 PM
Tuesday November 4, 9:00 AM
Member Fee: $50
Non-Member Fee: $80

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FIRST AID TRAINING
This course offered by The American Heart Association provides training on first aid, medical emergencies, injuries, and environmental emergencies.
Upcoming dates:
Thursday May 8, 9:00 AM
Thursday August 14, 6:30 PM
Thursday November 6, 9:00 AM
Member Fee: $40
Non-Member Fee: $60

HOLIDAY & SNOW CAMP
Kindergarten through 6th grade children can join in the fun here at the Y during school holiday breaks. A full day of activities including swimming, crafts, gym time and snacks are available for Christmas, Records Day, Mid-Winter Break and Spring Break. Bring your swimming suit and lunch. Payment must be made at the time the child arrives at the Y for child care.
Monday - Friday 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Age: K - 6th Grade
Upcoming Dates:
April 5 - April 13 Spring Break
April 18 - Good Friday
June 13 - Records Day
Snow Days PHASD Closings
Member Fee: $28 per day
Non-Member Fee: $29 per day

CAMP WANACOMBAK
The Y’s goal is to give campers experiences that build character and friendships while instilling the four core values. The campers will enjoy a variety of activities as well as field trips and swimming! This summer we will offer a "Leaders In Training" program for our older campers.
Monday - Friday 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: YMCA
Dates: June 16 - August 29
Age: Kindergarten - 6th Grade
Member Fee: $28/day or $135/week,
(2nd child $27/day or $130/week)
Non Member Fee: $29/day or $140/week,
(2nd child $28/day or $135/week)

PUDDLE PAW
Come get muddy with the Y! We are introducing our first ever Puddle Paw youth outdoor obstacle course. Our diverse and detailed course provides children a fun and energetic event specifically designed for youth. Boys and Girls will be competing against children of their own age for the rights to earn a YMCA First place medal. Individuals who register before August 12 are guaranteed a T-shirt.
Date: August 23
Saturday 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Age: 6 - 12 years old
Fee: $20 by August 11
$40 after August 11

WALKING TOUR GUIDES
Come join our brand new walking club at the Y. We will embark on a journey every week to a different location in Port Huron including Dairy Queen, Woodrow Wilson Elementary, and the Yacht Club. Every week we will increase our pace and distance with our program culminating at Pine Grove Park. Children are allowed to purchase snacks and refreshments along our journey. Fee included a t-shirt.
Session: Summer I
Tuesday 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Age: 7 - 12 years old
Member Fee: $20
Non Member Fee: $40

ACTIVE OLDER ADULT (50+) TRIPS & EVENTS

THIRD MONDAY LUNCHEON
The third Monday of each month the Y’s Active Older Adults (50+) will be enjoying lunch at different restaurants locally, trying new things and enjoying spending time with friends. Please register at the YMCA to reserve your spot.
April 21 Sero's, Marysville
May 19 Red Pepper Mexican, Port Huron
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: Meet at the Restaurant
Fee: Pay for your own lunch

SENIOR SUMMER GAMES (Formerly Senior Olympics)
Come join us for a day of fun, fitness and friendly competition. This event is open for all seniors to compete in a fun and exciting environment. The pre-registration deadline is June 6.
Download a registration form, or Register online.

Thursday June 12
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: YMCA
Age: 55 and over
Fee: $8 by June 6, $10 after June 6