5 YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit Events Perfect for Families

Check out these fun, family-friendly events happening at YMCA Metro Detroit.

Are you looking to join a community where you and your children can make friends and do cool stuff all year round? The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit hosts a variety of family events throughout the year that are great for the community.

These upcoming YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit events occur at various locations and offer so much family fun with activities and games. Be sure to check their calendar because they are adding more upcoming family events near you.

Note: Most events ask you to register ahead of time, and some offer early bird pricing.

Back-to-School Bash

Aug. 21, 2024

Join Boll Family YMCA outside on the playground to celebrate the end of summer and back-to-school season. There will be music, snacks, games and giveaways.

Family Camp — Labor Day

Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2024 

Summer camp isn’t just for kids! Head to northern Michigan for YMCA’s Labor Day Camp for a weekend packed with adventure. Family activities include ziplining, arts and crafts, kayaking, paintball, horseback riding and more.

Halloween at the Y

Fall 2024 (TBD) 

  • Address: Various locations TBD
  • Cost: Free

Enjoy a fun evening to celebrate Halloween, which includes games, crafts, face painting, healthy treats, a bounce house, haunted locker rooms and more. Wear your costume. A few YMCA locations will be open to the public throughout the end of October and the community can celebrate Halloween fun.

Family Night Out at the Y

Dates TBD 

  • Address: Various YMCA locations (TBD)
  • Cost: Free

Members and non-members are invited to the YMCA to enjoy an evening with other family and friends. Every night is a new theme. Pre-registration is required.

Healthy Kids Day

Spring 2025

  • Address: Various YMCA locations (TBD)
  • Cost: Free

Families can engage in fun activities to learn about making healthy habits in their everyday lives. For all ages.


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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.

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