Family time at the Y is about giving families as a unit, and as individuals, the opportunities to deepen relationships, develop new skills and interests, improve their health and well-being, and connect to the community.

Special Events at the Norton Outdoor Center

Come enjoy the great outdoors right in Norton! We have a number of upcoming special programs and events at our 80-acre outdoor recreational facility, located at 295 West Main Street, Norton, MA.

For more information, contact Jen Maltese at

Fridays in May: Preschool Nature Prowlers

Calling all curious preschoolers to join our Nature Prowlers group! Explore, learn and enjoy the Norton Outdoor Center. Our Preschool Nature Prowlers will have the opportunity to go on hikes, see animals, craft and more! This outdoor education program runs on Friday mornings in May. Sign up for one week or the whole month! For more information, contact Lizzy Gulino at

May 6-27
FRI 9:30-10:30 am
Norton Outdoor Center
295 West Main Street, Norton
Y Members: $10 per week / Non-Members: $15 per week

To sign up, register online or call (508) 222-7422.


Child Watch at the Y!

We are very excited to offer Child Watch at the Downtown Branch for Family and Single-Parent Family Members!

The Child Watch program is located in our large child care classroom on the 2nd floor to offer increased play space and capacity.

Please note the following:

  • Child Watch is only free to Family or Single-Parent Family members of the Attleboro Norton YMCA.
  • Non-Members, youth members, and members of other YMCAs may attend with a $5 fee.

Child Watch Schedule

MON   8:30-11:30 a.m. / 4:30-8:00 p.m.
TUE    8:30-11:30 a.m. / 4:30-8:00 p.m.
WED    8:30-11:30 a.m. / 4:30-8:00 p.m.
THU    8:30-11:30 a.m.  / 4:30-8:00 p.m.
FRI       8:30-11:30 a.m. / 4:00-7:00 p.m.
SAT      8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Family Swim

Family Swim is the perfect opportunity for families to be active and have fun together! While playing with family in the pool, children also gain swimming strength and learn about water safety.

Family Swim is free for Attleboro Norton YMCA Members. Non-Members must purchase a Day Pass ($18 per family or $12 per adult or $6 per youth) to attend family swim.

Please review our latest Health & Safety Guidelines before your visit. See our Family Swim Policies below.

APRIL VACATION WEEK FAMILY SWIM – April 16-22 – Downtown Branch

Saturday, April 16th – 9 am-4:30 pm

Monday, April 18th – 10-11 am / 4-8:30 pm

Tuesday, April 19th – 9:30-11 am / 4-8:30 pm

Wednesday, April 20th – 10-11 am / 4-8:30 pm

Thursday, April 21st – 4-8:30 pm

Friday, April 22nd – 10-11 am / 4-8:30 pm

Family Swim Schedule – Downtown Branch

MON 10:00-11:00 am / 6:30-8:30 pm
TUE  9:45-11:00 am / 7:10-8:30 pm
WED 10:00-11:00 am / 6:30-8:30 pm
THU  6:30-8:30 pm
FRI 10:00-11:00 am / 4:00-8:30 pm
SAT 12:00-4:30 pm

Family Swim Policies

  1. Parents are responsible for actively supervising their children at all times.
  2. All swimmers 11 & under must take a swim test.
  3. Children under 12 must be accompanied in the pool area or in the water by an adult. Any child under 9 who does not pass the swim
    test must be accompanied by an adult in the water & stay within arm’s reach in the shallow end.
  4. Instructional Equipment, including starting blocks, may not be used during Family Swim. Toys & noodles may be used at the lifeguard’s discretion depending on the number of patrons.
  5. Only YMCA bubbles and Coast Guard approved flotation devices are allowed. No inflatable devices, such as water wings, inner tubes, rafts, etc.

Birthday Parties

Invite your friends to splash, dance, and play with a fun, active party at the Y!

The Y has a variety of parties to keep all the kids on your invitation list happy! All parties are two hours, including a one-hour activity and one hour in our party room. The fee includes a party coordinator to run the activities and help out in the party room. Plus, the birthday boy or girl gets a special gift from the Y!

Parties are offered on Saturdays, 12-2 pm or 3-5 pm. All parties take place at the Pleasant Street Branch, 537 Pleasant Street, Attleboro.

Pool Party

All ages. Celebrate your next birthday with a great time of playing pool games and splashing around with friends! Games and relay races can be arranged or have free swim time. Depending on ages and swim ability, adults may need to be in the water with kids. Please note: All children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Dance Birthday Party

Ages 3-12. What’s your dream dance party? Choose from one of our favorite dance themes or create your own! All of our dance parties include party games, crafts and of course, dancing!

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Sports Party

Ages 5-12. Have an active crew? Bring your friends to the Y’s gymnasium to play one of your favorite sports. Choose from basketball, floor hockey, or soccer. Then head into the party room for some birthday fun.

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Party Reservation Information

Rental Fees: $200 Y Member / $250 Program Participant ($50 deposit due at registration to reserve your party.)
Please note that the above fees include 20 guests. You may add up to 10 guests for an additional $50 fee.

To make a reservation for your 2021 Party: Please contact Lizzy Gulino at with your party date and time request. Please return the Party Reservation Form with your $50 deposit to secure your reservation.

To make a reservation for your 2022 Party: Reserve your party online or contact Lizzy Gulino at