Family Fun at Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor YMCAs

The YMCA offers oodles of unique and fun family events all year long. Here, find out what your local YMCA is cooking up in February 2020.

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Are you looking for something enriching to fill your family’s weekends this month? Your local YMCA delivers with a variety of events and activities to please kids (and grown-ups) of all ages.  

In February 2020, southeast Michigan families can celebrate Valentine’s Day at Carls Family YMCA in Milford, enjoy a high tea at the Birmingham club or make a new friend at any location.

Get the details about these events and more right here – and don’t forget to check-in next month for even more YMCA family fun in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

2020 Weight Loss Challenge

Through March 30, 2020

  • Address: Carls Family YMCA, 300 Family Drive, Milford
  • Phone: 248-685-3020
  • Time: Varies
  • Cost: $15

Reach your New Year’s weight loss goals with a little help from The Y during this event.

Kids Café

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Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2020

  • Address: North Oakland Family YMCA, 3378 E. Walton Blvd., Auburn Hills
  • Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

This special event features fun activities for kids under 18 and free lunch.

Parents Nights Out

Feb. 7, 8, 13, 15, 21 and 28, 2020

  • Address: Various YMCA locations
  • Phone: Contact your nearest location for details
  • Time: Vary by location
  • Cost: Free to members

Drop off your kids at your local YMCA where they’ll enjoy a night of games, sports and more Y fun while you enjoy a date night. Participating locations include Livonia Family YMCA (Feb. 7), Macomb Family YMCA (Feb. 7 and 21), Carls Family YMCA (Feb. 8), Lakeshore Family YMCA (Feb. 14), South Oakland Family YMCA (Feb. 15), Boll Family YMCA (Feb. 21), Birmingham Family YMCA (Feb. 28) and Farmington Family YMCA (TBA).

Dads and Dolls Valentine Dance

Feb. 9, 2020

  • Address: Downriver Family YMCA, 16777 Northline Road, Southgate
  • Phone: 734-655-0345
  • Time: 1-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $25/couple, $12.50/additional daughter

This daddy-daughter dance promotes bonding through dance, music and fun.

National Make a Friend Day

Feb. 11, 2020

  • Address: All YMCA locations
  • Phone: 734-655-0345
  • Time: 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Celebrate National Make a Friend Day by making new friends at the YMCA, free of charge.

Senior Valentine’s Dance

Feb. 13, 2020

  • Address: South Oakland Family YMCA, 1016 W. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-547-0030
  • Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Cost: Free to members

Seniors enjoy a day filled with dancing, music, crafts, games and much more.

Galentine’s Day Celebration

Feb. 13, 2020

  • Address: North Oakland Family YMCA, 3378 E. Walton Blvd., Auburn Hills
  • Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/members, $8/non-members

Bring your kids and pals out for a Valentine’s Day event that celebrates friendship.

Break Camp

Feb. 14 and Feb. 17-21, 2020

  • Address:
    • Boll Family YMCA, 1401 Broadway St., Detroit, 313-309-9622
    • Lakeshore Family YMCA, 23401 E. Jefferson St., St. Clair Shores, 586-778-5811
  • Time: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Cost: $35-$40/members, $40-$50/nonmembers (depending on location)

This spring break camp offers engaging activities in an enriching environment for kids ages 5-12.

Indoor Playground

Feb. 15, 2020

  • Address: Lakeshore Family YMCA, 23401 E. Jefferson St., St. Clair Shores
  • Phone: 586-778-5811
  • Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/members, $5/nonmembers

Kids wiggle, giggle and squirm in the center’s indoor activity center, which comes complete with bounce houses, ball pits, crafts and more.

Family Valentine’s Dance

Feb. 15, 2020

  • Address: Carls Family YMCA, 300 Family Drive, Milford
  • Phone: 248-685-3020
  • Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/members, $5/nonmembers

This family fun event features an evening of dancing and refreshments, photo ops, crafts and more.

Sweet Hearts Dance

Feb. 16, 2020

  • Address: Lakeshore Family YMCA, 23401 E. Jefferson St., St. Clair Shores
  • Phone: 586-778-5811
  • Time: 1-3 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/members, $15/nonmembers

Hustle, Floss and shake your groove thang with your family at this fun Valentine’s Day dance. Crafts and raffles, too.

High Tea at the YMCA

Feb. 22, 2020

  • Address: Birmingham Family YMCA, 400 E. Lincoln St., Birmingham
  • Time: noon-2 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Enjoy an afternoon of big hats, bingo, tea and baked treats.

Indoor Triathlon

Feb. 23, 2020

  • Address: Macomb Family YMCA, 10 N. River Road, Mount Clemens
  • Time: 6-10 a.m.
  • Cost: $25/members, $35/non-members

Test your nerve and skill during this indoor event, which features a segment of biking, swimming and running.

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