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.

Days: January 5, February 2 & March 2.

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, afterschool snack, creaticw activities and more.

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.

New for 2017! Christmas Camp
YMCA Christmas Camp is held December 21-22, 2017 and December 26-29, 2017 from 9:00am-4:00pm with extended care available both before and after camp. Program is open to all kids age 5-12 years old (5 year olds must be currently enrolled in kindergarten) During this program Santa and Mrs. Claus visit, Tree decorating, Christmas card making and a New Year party are just some of our fun activities planned. Reading, math and swimming are some of the daily scheduled 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 athletic shoes.

YMCA Member $55.00
Non-Member $80.00
Extended Care $20.00 (6am-9am/4pm-6pm)
$5.00 Discount will be taken for each additional child from the same family.
Those currently enrolled in our afterschool program will be charge their normal price.

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