Events

  • TDay 5k Run & Walk

    November 26, 2020 - 9:00am

    Thursday, November 26, 2020
    9:00 a.m. start

    Join us Thanksgiving morning for our annual 5K Run & Walk. This family-friendly event is for people of all ages. Wheelchairs, strollers and pets on leashes are welcome! Event proceeds benefit the Y’s Annual Campaign. Register by November 10 and receive a FREE commemorative t-shirt!

    LOCATION
    YMCA Downtown
    20 West Washington Street
    New Castle, PA 16101

    REGISTRATION *Please note that EVENT DAY REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT 7:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning.

    • 5K early entry fee $25(closes November 10th) Same month entry fee $30 (closes November 2) Same Day entry fee $35 
    • Children 6 & under free. 

    To register please click HERE

    DETAILS
    The 5k starts at 9 a.m. in front of the YMCA Downtown. 

    • There will be 2 waves, one beginning at 9 a.m.(female) and the next at 9:02 a.m(male)

    Race packets and t-shirts may be picked up at the downtown Y from 7:30-8:40 a.m. Complimentary refreshments are provided at the finish line. Awards will be given to top male and female overall finishers and top three finishers in each age group.                (Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+)

    COURSE
    The course winds through downtown New Castle. View course map online.

    PARKING
    Parking is available in the YMCA lot located at the corner of West Washington Street & the Columbus Innerbelt, next to Burger King.

    RESTROOMS
    Restrooms are available inside the YMCA before and during the race. 

    VOLUNTEERS
    Calling all volunteers & helpers! We're looking for several people to help at registration and along the route. Email Michelle Swogger to sign up, or call 724-658-4766.

    SPONSORS
    If you'd like to sponsor the T-Day 5K, download a sponsorship form.

     

  • TRUNK OR TREAT

    October 31, 2020 - 11:00am

    Join us for our First Trunk or Treat event at the Lawrence County YMCA!

    • Trunk or Treat stations will be spaced out to allow for social distancing in the Y’s parking lot located on the corner of West Washington Street & the Columbus Innerbelt
    • Trunk or Treat participants will get the chance to vote for which trunk they think has the best theme/decorations
    • Trunk or Treat participants are encouraged to come in costume
    • Masks are recommended for participants 
    • Registration is not required but suggested so we can ensure there are enough treats. To register click HERE

    If you are interested in being a trunk or treat car please contact our 
    Child Care Director Felis Lynd at 
    flynd@lawcoymca.org OR 
    724-658-4766 ext. 23

  • HEALTHY KIDS DAY 2020

    September 19, 2020 - 11:00am

    Saturday, September 11, 2020
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
     

    Save the date and plan to join us at the Preston-Chambers Y-Zone branch for a day of fun and active play for your entire family. Healthy Kids Day® is a part of the Y-USA’s initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. 

    Healthy Kids Day® encourages kids to play more to build a lifetime of healthier habits that help them grow and thrive. Register Today through eventbrite HERE

    This event is offered in partnership with the Primary Health Netowrk Charitable Foundation, Hoyt Arts & Education CenterCrisis Shelter of Lawrence County, and Children's Advocacy Center of Lawrence County

    • Hula Hoop Making
    • Mask Contest sponsored by the Hoyt
    • Tie Dye
    • Music
    • Kite Making
    • Magnet Fishing
    • Frisbee Toss-BYOF(Bring Your Own Frisbee)
    • Pumpkin Pull
    • and more!
  • Open House

    March 21, 2020 - 12:30pm

    Due to the current Pandemic levels of the COVID-19 this event has been cancelled. In order to support Governor Wolf's recommendation to suspend large gatherings, events or conferences of 250 individuals or more we have decided to cancel Family Fun Night on March 20th and our Open House on March 21st. 
    We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for supporting our efforts to keep our community healthy and safe

    New Castle YMCA Open House | March 21st, 12:30-3:00 p.m.

    20 West Washington Street, New Castle PA 16101

    Guests at the Downtown Branch will also be treated to refreshments, fitness demonstrations, tours of the facility and a chance to speak with our directors. Parents are welcome to drop-off their children, ages 6 months to 8 years, at the Child Watch center while they enjoy a class demonstration of the many fitness classes available with a membership.

    During this event, all new members who join at either location will have their Joiner Fee waived.

    Registration is not required but helpful for planning purposes. Please feel free to register HERE

  • Family Fun Night-St. Patrick's Day

    March 20, 2020 - 6:00pm

    Due to the current Pandemic levels of the COVID-19 this event has been cancelled. In order to support Governor Wolf's recommendation to suspend large gatherings, events or conferences of 250 individuals or more we have decided to cancel Family Fun Night on March 20th and our Open House on March 21st. 
    We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for supporting our efforts to keep our community healthy and safe

    Join the New Castle Community YMCA for Family Fun Night - a FREE event that is open to the community (membership not required).

    On March 20th at the New Castle YMCA there will be a Family Fun Night featuring activities for the entire family! Join us for an evening of Family Group fitness, creative crafts, music and more.

    Families will be able enjoy healthy snacks and refreshments provided by Dallas Hartman and Adagio Health. These Family FREE Fun Events are made possible by The Primary Health Network.

    As part of the Y’s commitment to being open to all, Family Fun Nights are free and open to the community. Registration is encouraged to help with planning and supplies, but it is not required. Please feel free to register HERE

    For more information about these and other events, contact the New Castle Community YMCA at 724-658-4766 or visit www.lawcoymca.org

    SAVE THE DATE

    Saturday, April 18: Healthy Kids Day

    Friday, May 22: Family Fun Night

  • Family Fun Night-We Heart February

    February 21, 2020 - 6:00pm

    Join the New Castle Community YMCA for Family Fun Night - a FREE event that is open to the community (membership not required).

    On February 21st at the Downtown Branch there will be a FREE Fun Night featuring activities for the entire family! Join us in dancing for a healthy heart! Come dressed to impress for heart decorating, family dancing and more!

    Families will be able enjoy healthy snacks and refreshments provided by Dallas Hartman and Adagio Health. These Family FREE Fun Events are made possible by The Primary Health Network.

    As part of the Y’s commitment to being open to all, Family Fun Nights are free and open to the community. Registration is encouraged to help with planning and supplies, but it is not required. Participants can register HERE. Please note that a parent/guardian must be in attendance with with child(ren).

    The Y’s next family event will be a Family Fun Night will be held on Friday, March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., which will also be free and open to the community. If your family is interested in joining the New Castle Community YMCA they can sign up for a family membership at Family Fun Night and the join fee will be waived!

    For more information about these and other events, contact the New Castle Community YMCA at 724-658-4766 or visit www.ncymca.org

    SAVE THE DATE

    Friday, March 20: Family Fun Night

    Saturday, April 18: Healthy Kids Day

  • Family Fun Night

    January 17, 2020 - 6:00pm

    Join the New Castle Community YMCA for Family Fun Night - a FREE event that is open to the community (membership not required).

    On January 17th at the Downtown Branch there will be a Family Fun Night at the Y featuring activities for the entire family! Join us for an evening of Family Group fitness, creative crafts, music and more.

    Families will be able enjoy healthy snacks and refreshments provided by Dallas Hartman and Adagio Health. These Family FREE Fun Events are made possible by The Primary Health Network.

    As part of the Y’s commitment to being open to all, Family Fun Nights are free and open to the community. Registration is encouraged to help with planning and supplies, but it is not required. Participants can register online HERE.

    The Y’s next family event will be a Family Fun Night will be held on Friday, February 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., which will also be free and open to the community. If your family is interested in joining the New Castle Community YMCA they can sign up for a family membership at Family Fun Night and the join fee will be waived!

    For more information about these and other events, contact the New Castle Community YMCA at 724-658-4766 or visit www.ncymca.org

    SAVE THE DATE

    Friday, February 21: Family Fun Night

    Friday, March 20: Family Fun Night

  • Family Fun Night

    December 20, 2019 - 6:00pm

    Join the New Castle Community YMCA for 
    Family Fun Night - a FREE event that is open to 
    the community (membership not required). 

    On December 20th at the Downtown Branch there will be a Family Fun Night at the Y featuring activities for the entire family! Join us for an evening of Family Group fitness, creative crafts, music and more. 

    Families will be able enjoy healthy snacks and refreshments provided by Dallas Hartman and Adagio Health. These Family FREE Fun Events are made possible by The Primary Health Network.

    As part of the Y’s commitment to being open to all, Family Fun Nights are free and open to the community. Registration is encouraged to help with planning and supplies, but it is not required. Participants can register online HERE.

    The Y’s next family event will be a Family Fun Night will be held on Friday, January 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., which will also be free and open to the community. If your family is interested in joining the New Castle Community YMCA they can sign up for a family membership at Family Fun Night and the join fee will be waived!

    For more information about these and other events, contact the New Castle Community YMCA at 724-658-4766 or visit www.ncymca.org

    SAVE THE DATE

    Friday, January 17: Family Fun Night

  • TDay 5k Run & Walk

    November 28, 2019 - 8:30am

    Thursday, November 28, 2019
    8:30 a.m. start

    Join us Thanksgiving morning for our annual 5K Run & Walk. This years event will also include a Fun K run/walk to start at 8:30am!This family-friendly event is for people of all ages. Wheelchairs, strollers and pets on leashes are welcome! Event proceeds benefit the Y’s Annual Campaign. Register by November 10 and receive a FREE commemorative t-shirt!

    LOCATION
    YMCA Downtown
    20 West Washington Street
    New Castle, PA 16101

    REGISTRATION *Please note that EVENT DAY REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT 7:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning.

    • 5K early entry fee $25(closes October 31) Same month entry fee $30 (closes November 27) Same Day entry fee $35 
    • Fun K early entry fee $15(closes October 31) Same month entry fee $20 (closes November 27) Same Day entry fee $25
    • Youth Entry(6-16 years old) for both 1 mile/5k Early Entry Fee $15(closes October 31) Same month entry fee $20 (closes November 27) Same Day entry fee $25
    • Children 6 & under free. 

    To register please click HERE

    DETAILS

    The 1 Mile Run starts at 8:30 a.m in front of the YMCA Downtown.
    The 5k starts at 9 a.m. in front of the YMCA Downtown. 

    Race packets and t-shirts may be picked up at the downtown Y from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Complimentary refreshments are provided at the finish line. Awards will be given to top male and female overall finishers and top three finishers in each age group.                (Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+)

    COURSE
    The course winds through downtown New Castle. View course map online.

    PARKING
    Parking is available in the YMCA lot located at the corner of West Washington Street & the Columbus Innerbelt, next to Burger King.

    RESTROOMS
    Restrooms are available inside the YMCA before and during the race. 

    VOLUNTEERS
    Calling all volunteers & helpers! We're looking for several people to help at registration and along the route. Email Michelle Swogger to sign up, or call 724-658-4766.

    SPONSORS
    If you'd like to sponsor the T-Day 5K, download a sponsorship form.

     

  • Thanksgiving Praise Breakfast

    November 26, 2019 - 8:00am

    Tuesday, November 26th
    8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

    Join us for the Tom Robinson Thanksgiving Praise Breakfast, which will be held in the gymnasium of the downtown branch of the New Castle Community YMCA. The event is open to the public and all are welcome to enjoy breakfast, fellowship, and prayer at this FREE community breakfast.

    Gather with us in food and fellowship as we come together as a community during this time of giving thanks. Guests will enjoy an inspirational message given by Rev. Erin Betz-Shank, she is the Vicar at the Episcopal Church and the music will be provided by Matt Stacy of the New Castle Worship and Service Center as they pray with fellow community members.

    Many thanks to Medure's Catering for generously providing the breakfast that will be served.

    This event is held in memory of Tom Robinson, YMCA Board Member, who lived the YMCA’s mission of “putting Christian principles into practice.”