Kids Day Off

Throughout the school year there are several days with no school for the kids. On those week days, the place for K-5 elementary school youth to be is the Y! We offer games, crafts, group activities, swimming and lots of fun. Children can arrive as early as 7:00am and must be picked up by 6:00pm. The Y staff lead all activities. Parents need to bring a sack lunch, swim suit and towel for their children.

Members: $20 Non-Members: $30

School's Out Parents: Be sure to register your children in advance.

For children not enrolled in School's Out Program: Payment is required before your children participate.

Attention Parents: Be sure to register your children for the day in advance. The fees listed are the pre-registration fees. You're still allowed to register the day of, but there will be an extra $5.00 charge per child. Pre-registration ensures we have the appropriate amount of staff and materials for projects.

Kids Day Off Schedule:

December: 13, 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31

January: 20

February: 17

March: 3-7, 21

April: 4, 18


The Y's School's Out Program

Looking for a safe, fun place for your children to go after school? Try the Y's School's Out program at Lakeview, Halverson, Hawthorne, and Sibley. This program is for children grades K-5 and is run by the Y in cooperation with District 241. The program starts when school is over and ends at 6:00pm. Activities include games, group activities, snack time, crafts, study time and occasional field trips. Participating youth will be bussed to the Y once each month to take part in special enrichment activities. There will be a site coordinator and supervisors at all activities.

$34 week per child for members and non-members
$40 one-time registration fee
$5 one-time registration fee for additional siblings

Limited sliding fee assistance available
The program will run every day school is in session!


Playroom Service

The playroom child care service is for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years while their parents are at the Y.

Monday—Friday: 8:30am-11:00am

Monday—Friday: 5:00pm-7:30pm

Saturday: 8:45am-12:00pm

Payment for playroom services is by playroom cards only. Cards can be purchased at the front desk and come in increments of $12 or $24.

Fee: $2.00 per child per hour


Rental of the Y

The Y is available for overnight lock-ins and other events. Call Lori Austin for more details.


Birthday Parties

Have your child's next birthday party at the Y! Our birthday parties are an hour and half long with your choice of the gym or swimming. You will also have access to our party room to finish up the party. Stop out and pick up a flyer at the front desk or call for more information.

*Ask Susie about laser tag equipment rental!*

Members: $30 Non-Members: $50


Family Time

Every Sunday from 2:00-4:00pm during the 2013-2014 school year bring the entire gang to enjoy the Family Y. Come and use the gym, racquetball courts, and swimming pool. Families must pay before 3:15pm.

Members: Free Non-Members: $8/family, Sundays only


Parent & Toddler Stay-4-Play

Parent & Toddler Stay-4-Play is an opportunity for toddlers and pre-schoolers to be active with their parent(s) through games and activities in the gym. This is a parent run class, so come and enjoy some time away from home with your children. Toy cars, balls, nets, a parachute, and other equipment will be available for the children to play with. You may also bring your ride-on toys to use in the gym. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30am-12:00pm. Children 0-12 months are free.

Members: Free

Non-Members: $2 per child, max $5 per family


3:30 Fit Club

The 3:30 Fit Club is for 6th & 7th grade students that want to have fun and be active after school. Participating in this program will help students burn off extra energy, experience different avenues of fitness, and learn about living a healthy lifestyle. After completing a session of the 3:30 Fit Club, students receive a free membership to the Y for one year! For more information contact Susie at the Y. Ask about transportation from Southwest Middle School to the Y after school.

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:45pm.

Session 3: January 7 – February 20

Session 4: February 25 – April 10

Session 5: April 15 – May 29


Teen Night

Teens may enter the Family Y free of charge on Fridays by presenting their Student ID from Southwest Middle School. Albert Lea Senior High School students may attend with their ID for $2.00. See gym and pool schedule for hours.


Summer Camp 2014

It's never too early to think about what the kids are going to do this summer! The Y's Summer Day Camp program is for children who just finished Kindergarten through 6th grade. Daily activities include games, crafts, sports, learning opportunities and swimming! In addition to the daily activities, campers also take part in canoeing, hiking, bowling, and field trips to local attractions. Past field trips include Waseca Water Park, Bounce World, and Como Zoo. Camp beings Monday, June 9. Call the Y for more details.

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