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 Meghan Richmond at (919) 582-2260 or

Babysitting Class

Sat., May 16: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
The YMCA 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 professionalism as well as skills in basic care, ages and stages, safe play and basic first aid. Completion of this course results in a babysitting certification for all participants. The course takes place at the Alexander Family YMCA at 1603 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Participants should pack a snack and a drink. 


This course is open to members and non-members ages 11-15. 


Sign up at the Alexander Family YMCA Welcome Center during business hours. You can download the registration form by clicking here. Registration closes Thursday, May 14. 


Members: $77
Program Participants: $92