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 Guest Bedtime Stories

Children of all ages (including the young and young-at-heart) are invited to join us each month to enjoy a snack while listening to one of our favorite bedtime stories, read to them by a very special guest. Among our invited guests this season are the Queen of Hearts and the Easter Bunny! Be sure to follow our social media channels (@AttleboryYMCA) – Facebook & Instagram – as well as visiting our website for additional updates and special guest announcements.

Ages:  All ages, accompanied by a parent or guardian

LAST THU MONTHLY  5:45-6:30 PM
JAN 26
FEB 23
MAR 30
APR 27
MAY 25
JUN 29
Downtown Branch
$5, Y Members
$10, Non-Members

Register Online
For questions or additional information, contact Kimberly Burt, Child Watch Coordinator, at (508) 222-7422, or email KBurt@attleboroymca.org.


Child Watch Holiday Happenings

Holiday Drop, Shop & To-Do

Holiday Drop, Shop & To-Do is perfect for families looking for time to wrap up all of the things on their holiday to-do lists like shopping, wrapping gifts, or getting the house ready for the holidays while their children enjoy a supervised, fun-filled day at the Y! We will work on projects, play games, and have all sorts of fun. Please pack a lunch for your child.

Ages:  3+ (potty-trained)
WED , NOV 23  9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Downtown Branch
$30, Y Members / $45, Non-Members
Register Here.

Wrap & Chat

Seems like “Santa” can never find enough quiet time to wrap all those presents, not with all those “little elves” running around. We have the perfect solution! Pack the “sleigh” and drop the kids off at the “North Pole” (aka our Child Watch) then wrap things up in our “workshop” with your favorite supply of of “special Santa paper” to share (or, choose from our selection) at one of our Wrap & Chat while enjoying some holiday treats.

WED , NOV 23, 30 & DEC 7, 14, 21  8:30-11:30 AM
DEC 7 & 14 6:00-8:00 PM
Downtown Branch
Free, Y Members / $5, Non-Members
* No registration required. For questions, contact Andrea Champage at achampagne@attleboroymca.org.

Camp Holiday:  Child Watch Mini Camp

So, you made it through the holidays! Now, wouldn’t it be nice to find a bit of time to catch your breath? Camp Holiday offers you a chance to do just that. Children attend on both days! On TUE, DEC 27, children will create a stuffed toy to take home to their favorite furry, four-legged friend, or to donate to a local animal shelter. On THU, DEC 29, children will enjoy a visit from a few furry, four-legged friends from a local traveling petting zoo.

Ages:  5+
TUE, DEC 27 & THU, DEC 29  9:30-11:30 AM
Downtown Branch
$30, Y Members / $45, Non-Members
Register Here.

 


Swim with Santa & Holiday Synchro Show

Join us for a fun holiday themed family swim with Santa himself! Stay after the swim for a performance by our own Lyonfish Synchronettes Synchronized Swimming Team and enjoy some hot chocolate and holiday treats.

FRI, DEC 16
Family Swim: 5:00-6:00 PM
Show & Refreshments to follow.
Downtown Branch

All swimmers entering the pool must register. All children under the age of 7 need an adult in the pool to swim within an arms length of them. Children 7 to 10 require a parent on the pool deck.

Free for all, but pre-registration is required.

Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your spot, call (508) 222-7422.


Winter Vacation Mini Camp: Winter Animals

Children will learn the how and why of our winter friends. We will do investigations of habitats and their food, as well as learn how we can help them during the cold, winter season. Children attend on both days.

Ages:  5 and Up

TUE  FEB 21 & THU  FEB 23  9:30-11:00 AM
Downtown Branch

$30/Child, Y Members
$45/Child, Non-Members

Register Online
For questions or additional information, contact Kimberly Burt, Child Watch Coordinator, at (508) 222-7422, or email KBurt@attleboroymca.org.


Drop and Go – Child Watch

Get Stuff Done!

Your children’s play time is a chance for you to have some free time!

Ages:  3+ (potty trained)

MON-FRI 9:00-11:00 AM
Downtown Branch

$15, Y Member (1st Child)
$10 Each Additional child

To Register:

Call (508)222-7422
Register in-person at Welcome Center

Questions:

Contact, Kimberly Burt, Child Watch Coordinator, by emailing kburt@attleboroymca.org or call (508) 222-7422.


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.

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, explore 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 one-and-a-half (1 1/2) hours, including a one-hour (1 hr.) activity and one half-hour  (1/2 hr.) 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 and Sundays, 12:00-1:30 pm or 2:00-3:30 pm.

Toddler Party

For the child turning 1-3 years of age

Bring your little one to the Y with your family and friends for their birthday this year. The gymnasium will be open with balls and an obstacle course for the parents and older kids. The party area will be set up for the entire stretch of 1.5 hours. Songs and games and parachute fun for the littlest of birthday stars will be played at the family’s request. The party can be as structured or as free flowing as you choose.

Location:  Pleasant Street Branch

Pool Party

Downtown or Norton Outdoor Center (seasonally) – 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 in the water by an adult.

Location: Downtown Branch

Dance or Cheer Birthday Party

Ages 4 and up

Is dance or cheer your passion? Think it would be fun to create a dance or cheer just for your party group? We have that covered! We will create a dance or cheer with the group and then the children will perform it for the parents at the end of the activity time before heading to the party area for cake time.

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Sports Party

Ages 3 and up

Get into the game! Bring your friends to the Y’s gymnasium to play one of your favorite sports. Choose from basketball, floor hockey, or soccer.

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Arts and Crafts Party

Ages 3 and up

Express yourself! Pick from one of the three crafts available and let your party goers create and enjoy an activity geared towards your child’s interest.

Themes are Princess, Superhero, Animals of the Jungle

The craft time will be 30-45 minutes and then the children will have some active play with songs, dance and imaginative play.

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Nature/Garden Party Party

Ages 3 and up

Enjoy the great outdoors! Bring your friends to the Y’s Norton Outdoor center and explore nature with your friends. Choose from a garden themed party or a hiking party.

Location: Norton Outdoor Center

Archery  Party

Ages 5 and up

Get ready to take aim! Bring your friends to the Y’s Norton Outdoor center and challenge yourself to score a bullseye. Led by a certified archery instructor, you’ll gain focus, improved accuracy, increased self-confidence, and team building.

Location: Norton Outdoor Center

Ropes Challenge Course  Party

Ages 5 and up (2 hours)

Get ready to soar to new heights! Bring your friends to the Y’s Norton Outdoor center jump, climb and challenge the group to work together as a team for a high flying party.

Location: Norton Outdoor Center

*Please note the price for a ropes party is $350 for members/$425 for non members

Party Reservation Information

Rental Fees: 

$250 Y Member / $325 Program Participant ($100 deposit due at registration to reserve your party.)
Please note that the above fees include up to 20 guests. To add additional guests up to 30 there will be a $70 fee, this must be done at time of party booking.

For questions or additional information, or, to make a party reservation click on the link below.

Reserve Online
Email:  Happybirthday@attleboroymca.org.