Events

  • Y-Zone Luau Family Fun Night

    June 14, 2019 - 6:00pm

    Y-ZONE LUAU FAMILY FUN NIGHT
    Friday, JUNE 14, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Y-Zone Branch 

    Join us for June's Family Fun Night - a FREE event that is open to the community (membership not required).

    The Y-ZONE will become a tropical paradise with luau themed activities for the entire family! Join us for an evening dressed in grass skirts and Hawaiian styled shirts for lawn games, creative crafts, music and more. 

    In addition to the activity stations and door prizes, June’s event will include healthy snacks and refreshments.

    Registration is not required, but appreciated for planning purposes. You can register online or by stopping by either branch.

    Questions? Call 724-658-4766

    SAVE THE DATE
    Our next Family Event:
    Friday, July 12: July Family Fun Night

  • Back to the 80's & Summer Kick Off Family Fun Night

    May 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

    BACK TO THE 80'S & SUMMER KICK OFF FAMILY FUN NIGHT
    Friday, MAY 17, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Downtown Branch - Gymnasium

    Join us for May's Family Fun Night - a FREE event that is open to the community (membership not required).

    To kick off the Summer May’s event will transport guests back to the 80’s. Guests are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite 80’s icon for family fun activities, featuring games, creative crafts, throwback music and balloon animals by Porgie The “Funny Magic Dude.”

    In addition to the activity stations and door prizes, May’s event will include healthy snacks and refreshments.

    Registration is not required, but appreciated for planning purposes. You can register online or by stopping by either branch.

    Questions? Call 724-658-4766

    SAVE THE DATE
    Our next Family Event:
    Friday, June 14: June Family Luau

  • 2019 National Day of Prayer Breakfast

    May 2, 2019 - 8:00am

    Thursday, May 2nd
    8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

    Join us for the Tom Robinson Memorial Day of Prayer Breakfast, which will be held in the gymnasium of the downtown branch of the New Castle Community YMCA. The event is open to the public and all are welcome to enjoy breakfast, fellowship, and prayer at this FREE community breakfast. 

    Gather with us in food and fellowship as we come together as a community on National Day of Prayer. Guests will enjoy and inspirational message given by Pastor Greg Marshall of the New Life Baptist Church and uplifting music as they pray with fellow community members.

    Many thanks to Medure's Catering for generously providing the breakfast that will be served.

    This event is held in memory of Tom Robinson, YMCA Board Member, who lived the YMCA’s mission of “putting Christian principles into practice.”

  • HEALTHY KIDS DAY 2019

    April 27, 2019 - 11:00am

    Saturday, April 27, 2019
    11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
     

    Save the date and plan to join us at the downtown YMCA branch for a day of fun and active play for your entire family. Healthy Kids Day® is a part of the Y-USA’s initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. 

    Healthy Kids Day® encourages kids to play more to build a lifetime of healthier habits that help them grow and thrive. Save the date and stay tuned for more information!

    This event is offered in partnership with the Crisis Shelter of Lawrence CountyFirst Assembly of God and Children's Advocacy Center of Lawrence County. We'll have the streets closed down with fun activities taking place in and around the area of the Y, including:

    • sports & activities for all ages
    • inflatable bounce houses
    • fun fitness demos
    • music
    • face painting
    • games
    • live entertainment
    • Pool safety demonstrations
    • and more!
  • FAMILY FUN NIGHT

    February 22, 2019 - 1:30pm

    ST PATRICK'S DAY FAMILY FUN NIGHT
    Friday, MARCH 15, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Downtown Branch - Gymnasium

    Join us for March's Family Fun Night - a FREE event that is open to the community (membership not required).

    Our March Family Fun Night will feature St. Patrick’s Day themed activities for the entire family! Join us for an evening of magical surprises as you follow the rainbow to the pot of gold (prizes!). Stop by each colorful activity station and collect raffle tickets for a chance to win a variety of baskets & prizes. The more you play - the more chances you'll have to win!

    Activities will include fun games, creative crafts, and a make-your-own trail mix station. Plus, families will enjoy healthy snacks and refreshments.

    Registration is not required, but appreciated for planning purposes. You can register online or by stopping by either branch.

    Questions? Call 724-658-4766

    SAVE THE DATE
    Our next Family Event:
    Saturday, April 27: Healthy Kids Day

  • February Family Fun Night

    February 15, 2019 - 6:00pm

    FAMILY FUN NIGHT
    Friday, February 15, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Downtown Branch - Gymnasium

    Join us for February's Family Fun Night - a FREE event that is open to the community (membership not required).

    February’s event will warm your heart with free pizza (compliments of Pizza Joe's), music & danicing! Plus, families will enjoy participating in Valentine’s Day themed crafts and activities together.

    Every family who attends will have a chance to win door prizes - including a one month family membership at the New Castle Community YMCA!

    Registration is not required, but appreciated for planning purposes. You can register online or by stopping by either branch.

    Questions? Call 724-658-4766

    SAVE THE DATE
    Our next Family Fun Nights:
    Friday, March 15: St. Patrick's Day Theme

  • FAMILY FUN NIGHT

    January 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    FAMILY GLOW-GA
    Friday, January 18, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Downtown Branch - Gymnasium

    We are happy to introduce Family Fun Nights - FREE monthly activity nights for local families! Our first event will be next Friday, January 18 at the downtown branch.

    January’s event will turn down the lights and turn up the fun with Family Glow-Ga (glow-in-the-dark yoga). Plus, families will enjoy participating in New Year’s themed crafts and activities together. And since no event is complete without delicious food - healthy snacks will be available compliments of Apple Castle and El Canelo.

    Every family who attends will have a chance to win door prizes, including a one month family membership at the New Castle Community YMCA. 

    These events are free and open to the community (membership not required). Registration is not required but appreciated to help with planning and supplies. Participants can register online or by calling 724-658-4766.

    DETAILS
    Families will enjoy the fun and relaxation of glow-in-the-dar yoga, complete with black lights and glow sticks. Participants are encouraged to wear white or neon colored clothing to maximize the glow. Yoga mats will be available; however, participants are welcome to bring their own.

    We'll also be making a New Year's Resolution board and enjoying yummy food. So come ready to get creative and have fun!

    SAVE THE DATES
    Upcoming Family Fun Nights include -
    Friday, February 15: Valentine's Day Theme
    Friday, March 15: St. Patrick's Day Theme

  • Pickleball Zone Winter Classic

    December 8, 2018 - 8:00am

    Join us for a Pickleball Tournament at the Y-Zone on December 8 & 9. Men's and women's will be played on Saturday, December 8, with mixed playing on Sunday, December 9.

    Skill groups for each day will be 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5+. Each day will start at 8 a.m. but exact start times for each skill group will be announced on Monday, December 3rd.

    Cost is $30 for your first event and $20 for your 2nd event.

    Registration includes free t-shirt and lunch on the day(s) you're registered to play.

    Register online at: https://www.secure.pickleballtournaments.com/welcome.pl?tid=2506

    Additional Info: The Y-Zone has 6 Pickleball courts situated on a synthetic rubber surface. Shower facilities will be available to all players on the day of play. There will be open court play 6-10 pm on Friday, December 7th to get some practice in with your partner before the big day!

    Questions? Please contact Justin at jumbs@ncymca.org

  • T-Day 5K Run & Walk

    November 22, 2018 - 9:00am

    Thursday, November 22, 2018
    9:00 a.m. start

    Thanks to everyone who joined us for this year's T-Day 5k - view the race results online.

    Join us Thanksgiving morning for our annual 5K Run & Walk. This family-friendly event is for people of all ages. Wheelchairs, strollers and pets on leashes are welcome! Event proceeds benefit the Y’s Annual Youth Campaign. Register by November 5 and receive a FREE commemorative t-shirt!

    LOCATION
    YMCA Downtown
    20 West Washington Street
    New Castle, PA 16101

    REGISTRATION
    $20 per participant over the age of 6. Children 6 & under free. Pre-registration is currently closed - EVENT DAY REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT 7:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning.

    DETAILS
    The race starts at 9 a.m. in front of the YMCA Downtown. Race packets and t-shirts may be picked up at the downtown Y from 7:30-8:40 a.m. Complimentary refreshments are provided at the finish line. Awards will be given to top male and female overall finishers and top three finishers in each age group. (Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+)

    COURSE
    The course winds through downtown New Castle. View course map online.

    PARKING
    Parking is available in the YMCA lot located at the corner of West Washington Street & the Columbus Innerbelt, next to Burger King.

    RESTROOMS
    Restrooms are available inside the YMCA before and during the race. 

    VOLUNTEERS
    Calling all volunteers & helpers! We're looking for several people to help at registration and along the route. Email Michelle Swogger to sign up, or call 724-658-4766.

    SPONSORS
    Many thanks to our event sponsors. If you'd like to sponsor the T-Day 5K, download a sponsorship form.

    Ameriprise Financial

    ​Refresh Dental

    Neshannock Lions Club

    Pizza Joe's & Daystar Marketing

    DJ Ray

  • THANKSGIVING PRAISE BREAKFAST

    November 20, 2018 - 8:00am

    Tuesday, November 20
    8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

    Join us for the Tom Robinson Memorial Thanksgiving Praise Breakfast, which will be held in the gymnasium of the downtown branch of the New Castle Community YMCA. The event is open to the public and all are welcome to enjoy breakfast, fellowship, and prayer at this FREE community breakfast. 

    Join us for fellowship, thanks giving, and prayer. Guests will enjoy and inspirational message and uplifting music as they give thanks with fellow community members.

    Many thanks to Medure's Catering for generously providing the breakfast that will be served.

    This event is held in memory of Tom Robinson, YMCA Board Member, who lived the YMCA’s mission of “putting Christian principles into practice.”