Youth Programs


Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out is a fun night for kids 5-10 years old.  Program will be offered the first Friday of every month during the school year beginning in October.  Each month children will enjoy games, swimming, crafts, food and more.  All kids will need to bring a swim suit and towel.  Space is limited to 30 kids so early

registration is encouraged.

Day: April 6

Time: 7-10 pm

Prices: Member:$6.00*  Non-Members:$12.00

*Members who bring a non-member will get that night for free!

YMCA/Ottawa Elementary Afterschool Program

Registrations are now being accepted for the YMCA

Afterschool program for the 2017-18  school year.  This state licensed program, step up to quality, 1star rated will include homework assistance, creative activities, music, afterschool snack and much more.

Program will be held Monday-Friday from 2:30-6:00pm and all day at the Y on scheduled days off of school and snow days.  For more information contact Amanda Schroeder at the YMCA.

American Red Cross Health and Safety Classes

 Learn Life-saving skills – from the experts!  Each year, an average of more than 9 million people gain the skills they need to prepare for and respond to emergencies through American Red Cross training.Get engaged. Get certified. Get inspired – while learning an important new skill. The Putnam County YMCA offers several course options to meet various training needs, including,

Lifeguarding, CPR, CPR for the Professional Responder and Health Care Provider, First Aid and more. Group training is

also available for companies and organizations.

CPR Professional Rescuer

1st  Monday of the month


M$80.00 NM$80.00


CPR Layperson

2nd Monday of the month


M$80.00 NM$70.00

Lifeguard Upcoming Classes

Guard Class I $275

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 4:00-9:00pm

Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:00-5:00pm

Sunday, April 8, 2018 9:00-5:00pm

Wednesday, April11, 2018 4:00-9:00pm

Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00-5:00pm

Guard Class II $275

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 4:00-9:00pm

Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:00-5:00pm

Sunday, April 29, 2018 9:00-5:00pm

Wednesday, May 3, 2018 4:00-9:00pm

Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00-5:00pm

Guard Class III $275

May 14-18 3:30-9:30

 Recertification $100

Sunday, April 15, 2018 11:00-6:00pm

Sunday, May 6, 2018 11:00-6:00pm

YMCA Day Camp

YMCA Day Camp is held Monday – Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm with extended care available both before (6am-9am) and after (4pm-6pm) camp. Program is open to children age 5-12 years old (5 year olds must have completed kindergarten). Campers will participate in daily activities which is themed around our weekly visitors from the community. YMCA Day Camp is also trying to curve Summer Learning Loss by incorporating Reading and Math in our daily activities. While participating in camp, campers will need to bring a sack lunch, swim suit, towel and water bottle daily. Campers will also be engaged in physical activities; therefore they need to wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. For more information please contact Amanda Schroeder at the YMCA