Alexander Family YMCA – Family Events

We offer a variety of fun family events—an opportunity for parents and children to spend time together through creative, themed activities. Register for any of the events at the Alexander Family YMCA Welcome Center. All events are held at the Alexander Y in downtown Raleigh.

Questions? Contact Dan Werdel at Dan.Werdel@YMCATriangle.org.

Check out our 2013 and 2014 events below!

Babysitting Class

Sat., May 3, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 2014 Date (TBD), 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 2014 Date (TBD) , 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Our Babysitting Course teaches participants the necessary skills to provide safe, responsible child care in the absence of parents or guardians. This training helps youth develop personal professionalism as well as skills in basic care, ages and stages, safe play and first aid.

Ages

Ages 11 - 15 years

Registration

Register at the Alexander Family YMCA Welcome Center.
For the May 3 class, registration is open April 7 - May 1.
For the Aug. 2014 class, registration TBD.
For the Nov. 2014 class, registration TBD. 

Cost

$77 for Members
$92 for Program Participants

Fabulous Fiesta Parents' Night Out

Sat., May 24, 2013, 5 - 8 p.m.
Looking for quality time to spend with someone special? Need an evening out? Relax. We've got you covered! Drop your child at the YMCA for a Fabulous Fiesta; we'll "party 'tuil the parents come home" with fiesta-themed crafts, games, dinner and a movie.

Ages

Children ages 2 years - grade 5.

Registration

Members: Register at the Alexander Y Apr. 14 - May 22, 2014.
Program Participants: Register at the Alexander Y Apr. 21 - May 22, 2014. 

Cost

$10 (Member)
$15 (Program Participants)

Fall Parents' Night Out

Sat., Sept. 2014 Date (TBD), 5 - 8 p.m.
Parents' Night Out is an opportunity for parents to spend quality time to gether while kids enjoy a variety of fun activities at the YMCA. Walk the plank, search for hidden treasure and find Cinderella's lost slipper. Party-goers will enjoy themed crafts, fun games and a movie to boot. Dinner will be served to the liking of all hungry princesses and famished pirates.

Ages

Children ages 2 years to grade 5.

Registration

Register at the Alexander Family YMCA Welcome Center in August. 

Cost

Members: $10 for each individual child
Program Participants: $15 for each individual child

"Field Gleaning Fun" Family Service Project

 Sat., Sept. 2014 Date TBD 
Connect with your family, teach your children the value of service and make a difference for members of our community who are less fortunate. Join us as we travel to a local farm to "glean" crops. Produce will be distributed to families throughout our community.

Ages

Families with children ages 4+

Registration

Register at the Alexander Family YMCA Welcome Center in Sept. 2014.

Cost

Free event

Family Fall Festival

 Sat., Oct. 2014 Date (TBD)
An evening of fun fall activities for the whole family! Bring the kids out for an afternoon of themed autum festivities, like professional face painting, games, a bouncy house, an inflatable obstacle course, fall crafts--best of all--the Haunted Bus!

Ages

Families and children of all ages

Registration

No registration required.

Cost

This is a free event, but we will be collecting canned food and non-perishables for our community in partnership with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. Families will be encouraged to bring donations the day of the event. Have fun and help a family in need!