Events and Special Occasions

Demakes Family YMCA

  • Meal Planning 101: Tuesday, September 21 | 4:00 p.m. | Webinar – Whether you’re cooking for one or two or trying to feed a family of four or more, this webinar takes the stress out of meal planning. From pantry staples to creative recipes, we’ll inspire you to eat well at home.
  • Annual Where in the World Gala, September 23rd 6:00 pm – 9:00pm Purchase Tickets!
  • Back to School Friday Night In, September 24th 5:30 pm-8:30pm – Let the kids stay late at the Y on a Friday night and enjoy a night out! A light dinner will be served. Advance registration is required. – Register!
  • Stride Along the Tide 5k, September 25th 8:30am  – Register!
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, September 30 10:00am-3:00pm – Please consider joining the American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Demakes Family YMCA. Sign up in advance at RedCrossBlood.org using sponsor code LYNNYMCA.
  • Spooky and Slimy Friday Night In – October 15th 5:30pm-8:30pm – Let the kids stay late at the Y on a Friday night and enjoy a night out! A light dinner will be served. Advance registration is required. – Register!

Please note: that some events do require advanced registration as space is limited. Registration is available online and in-person each branch’s Welcome Center.

Drop-In Hours:

  • Healthy Cafe Hours – Snack and refreshments served
    • Mon-Fri: Mornings 8:00am-11:30am Afternoons 3:00pm-6:00pm
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  • Technology Center Hours – 13+ are welcome during operating hours
    • Mon: 9:00am-12:00pm and 4:00pm-7:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am-12:00pm and 4:00pm-7:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am-12:00pm
    • Thu: Closed
    • Fri: 8:00am-11:00pm

Melrose Family YMCA

  • Nutrition 101: Thursday, September 30 | 5:45 p.m. | Webinar – Looking to create healthier eating habits, but not sure where to start? Join a Stop & Shop Nutrition Partners Registered Dietitian to learn the basics of building a healthy eating pattern and adding exercise to your day. Learn tips about portion sizes and how to stick to your own personal goals for success.
    Register Today.
  • Spooky Snacks Member Appreciation, October 7th – Complimentary treats for members to enjoy.
  • Monster Bash, October 29th, 5:00pm-7:00pm – Members and the community are invited to have a scary good time dressing in costumes, playing games, and making crafts at this annual family event. 
  • Spooky Sprint 5k, October 30th, 8:30 am – Join us for the 12th Annual Spooky Sprint 5k hosted by the Melrose Family YMCA. This race begins at the Y and travels through charming downtown Melrose and beautiful Pine Banks. Register!
  • Veterans Day Member Appreciation, November 11th – Free coffee for members in the lobby.
  • Movie Night at the Y, November 19th- 5:30 pm-7:00pm – Members are invited to enjoy a kid-friendly flick on the 3rd floor of the Y. Popcorn will be provided.
  • Holiday Extravaganza, December 10th- 5:30pm-6:30pm – Members and the community are invited to the Y for a meet and greet with Santa, cookie decorating, holiday crafting, and more!
  • Hot Cocoa Bar Member Appreciation, December 16th – Members are invited to make a hot chocolate in the lobby with all the fix-ins.

Please note that some events do require advanced registration as space is limited. Registration is available online and in-person each branch’s Welcome Center.

Saugus Family YMCA 

  • Welcoming Week, September 10 – September 19 – We believe our communities are stronger when everyone feels welcome and we work together for the common good. We will host events to help neighbors connect and celebrate what unites us as a community. 
  • Back to School Family Night, September 15 5:30pm-6:30pm – Y Academy families are invited to join us for a back to school night at the Saugus YMCA! Parents and caregivers will meet Y Academy teachers, learn about curriculum, and take a tour of Y Academy classrooms and YMCA facility. Lights snacks and refreshments will be served.

Please note that some events do require advanced registration as space is limited. Registration is available online and in-person each branch’s Welcome Center.

YMCA of Metro North Gymnastics Center

  • Open Gym Drop-In Hours – Supervised, unstructured time in the gym. 
    • Mon: 11:00am, 2:00pm (0-18)
    • Tue: 11:00am, 2:00pm (0-18)
    • Wed: 2:00pm (0-18)
    • Thu: 2:00pm (0-18)
    • Fri: 10:30am, 2:00pm (0-18)
    • Sun: 9:00am, 4:30 (ages 6-18), 5:30 (ages 14+)

Please note that some events do require advanced registration as space is limited. Registration is available online and in-person each branch’s Welcome Center.

Torigian Family YMCA

  • Y Shopper’s Bazaar, September 24th 9:00am – 12:00pm – The community is invited into the Y to meet artisans and shop local.
  • Livestrong at the Y Half Marathon & 5k, November 20th 8:30am – The YMCA of Metro North and the Torigian Family YMCA are excited to host our annual Livestrong at the Y Half Marathon and 5k. Register!

Please note that some events do require advanced registration as space is limited. Registration is available online and in-person each branch’s the Welcome Center.

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