Programs

For Youth Development

We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, children and teens learn values and positive behaviors, and can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow.

For Healthy Living

Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It’s about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y is a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, fostering connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bringing your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities. At the Y, it’s not about the activity you choose as much as it is about the benefits of living healthier on the inside as well as the outside.

For Social Responsibility

The generosity of others is at the core of the Y’s existence as a nonprofit. It is only through the support of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to support and give back to the communities we engage.

 

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Co-ed Adult Volleyball

Monday nights September 11th-25th Time: 6-8pm

Co-ed adult volleyball is back! Any adult 16+ is welcome to play, unless they are currently playing for a school team. Games will be 6 on 6, played on Monday nights at the Woodland facility. Team rosters can have up to 12 participants. Teams must have matching color t-shirts. Team names must be appropriate.

Fees: $50 per team

 

 

Fall Fitness Challenge

First Day of Fall-Last Day of Fall (September 22nd-December 21st)

You have 90 days to complete 60 workouts. Just pay $6, get your Y logo at the front desk, give them your t-shirt size and start working out! Whether you take a 30 minute class at the Y, run for 5 hours outside, bike for 10 minutes or lift weights-it all counts! Once you've completed a workout, get a dot from the front desk or fitness center. Once you've completed 60 workouts, you get your t-shirt.

Fees: Just $6!

 

Co-ed Adult Indoor Soccer

Monday nights October 2nd-23rd Time: 6-8pm

Any adult 16+ is welcome to play, unless they are currently playing for a school team. Games will be 7 on 7 and will be played on Monday nights at the Woodland facility. Team rosters can have up to 14 participants. Teams must have matching color t-shirts. Team names must be appropriate.

Fees: $70 per team

 

Mommy and Me Fitness

Tuesday/Thursday October 3rd-26th 11:15am-12:00pm

Moms, want to work on getting healthier, but also spend time with your baby? This is the class for you! This fitness class is made specifically for moms to get more fit, and to spend time make their baby laugh and smile. We cover cardio, upper and lower body strength and endurance, and also flexibility with the numerous exercises all while baby is having fun too! Stroller is needed for some exercises, but not required!

Fees: Member=$20, Non-Member=$30

 

Co-ed Dodgeball

Monday nights November 6th-27th 6-8pm

Any adult 16+ is welcome to play. Games will be 5 on 5; played on Monday nights at the Woodland facility. Team rosters can have up to 10 participants. Teams must have matching color t-shirts. Team names must be appropriate.

Fees: $60 per team

 

2017 Turkey Trot in Memory of Jim Boyd

Join us Thanksgiving morning for a holiday fun run! The YMCA of Wooster will be hosting its 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk in honor of Jim Boyd, friend and longtime YMCA employee. The race time is 8am. You can register at the YMCA or at www.woosterymca.org/register-online. Register by Monday, November 6th to guarantee a t-shirt.

Registration Fee Before November 6th-Member=$20, Non-Member=$25

Registration Fee After November 6th-Member=$25, Non-Member=$30

 

Co-ed Adult Racquetball

Fridays December 1st-22nd 6-8pm

We want to get our racquetball league up and going again! Join us for this first session as we get back into the swing of things. We will be more flexible with dates and times after the first of the year. Join us at the YMCA's racquetball courts. All the equipment is provided!

Fees: $50 per team

 

Men's 3 on 3 Basketball

Tuesday and Thursday nights December 5th-21st 6-8pm

The Wooster YMCA 3 on 3 league is back! Any male 16+ is welcome to play, as long as they  are not currently playing for a school team. Games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Woodland facility. Team rosters can have up to 9 participants. Teams must have matching color t-shirts. Team names must be appropriate.

Fees: $50 per team

 

Reindeer Run at Christmas Run Park

December 16th at 9am

Join Santa and Rudolph as they prepare for the biggest day of the year. Come dressed as your favorite holiday character and be ready to have a Jolly Ole Time. 5K Walk/Run will start at the YMCA of Wooster. Please bring a canned food to donate to a local charity.

Registration deadline to guarantee a t-shirt: December 1st

Fees: Member=$20, Non-Member=$25, Family of 4 or more =$50

 

 

Karate:

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Youth: Ages 6-13 Time: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Adults: Ages 14+ Time: 7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Session 1: August 1st-31st

Session 2: September 5th-28th

Session 3: October 3rd-26th

Session 4: October 31st - November 30th (Excluding November 23rd for Holiday) 

Session 5:  December 5th-21st

Fees: Members=$50/session, Non-Members=$70/session

 

FREE Fitness Center Trial and Talk with a Trainer!

Friday and Saturday October 20th and 21st

Come check out what a wonderful fitness center we have to offer here at the YMCA, for FREE any time during October 20th and 21st. During select times we will be offering the chance for anyone to talk with a trainer at no cost! Tours will be given of our newly painted Woodland Facility, along with the chance to sign up for a membership, with the first month only $1! These days only there will also be no joiners fee to those who sign up for a membership!

Fees: FREE

 

Fair Week = FREE Classes!

September 9th-15th

Enjoying the fun of the Wayne County Fair, but want to work off the fair food calories? Come take a FREE group exercise class at the YMCA of Wooster all week to have fun and burn off that wonderfully greasy food! This week, there will be no joiners fee to those who sign up for a membership, and the first month will only cost you $1! Stop in and check out what the YMCA has to offer you!

Fees: Free