45 Gilbert Street Extension, Monroe, NY 10950

845 782 9622

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Child Watch is a free program that allows adult family members to drop off their children in a fun, safe and age appropriate environment, while parents participate in YMCA activities and work-outs. Child watch is for YMCA members only. Age limits vary by branch.

Age 3 Months - 5 Years

Monday9:00AM - 12:00PM
4:30PM - 8:30PM
Tuesday9:00AM - 12:00PM
4:30PM - 8:30PM
Wednesday9:00AM - 12:00PM
4:30PM - 8:30PM
Thursday9:00AM - 12:00PM
4:30PM - 8:30PM
Friday9:00AM - 12:00PM
4:30PM - 7:00PM
Saturday9:00AM - 1:00PM
Sunday9:00AM - 1:00PM

The Youth Center at the South Orange Family YMCA is for youth ages 6 to 12 years old and is designed for kids to participate in numerous activities to build a strong body, mind, and spirit. Youth can socialize with peers and build new friendships while playing sports in the gym, doing arts & crafts, playing video games on the Wii or Play Station 3, or working out in the youth fitness area. Our rock climbing wall will be open soon and will be added to the list of activities kids can participate in during their experiences in the Youth Center. The Youth center provides a safe fun place for kids to go while mom and dad work out.

*Youth Center Summer Hours from 9/5/18 – 6/26/19:

Monday9:00am-12:00pm / 4:30pm-8:30pm
Tuesday9:00am-12:00pm / 4:30pm-8:30pm
Wednesday9:00am-12:00pm / 4:30pm-8:30pm
Thursday9:00am-12:00pm / 4:30pm-8:30pm
Friday9:00am-12:00pm / 4:30pm-7:00pm

*When Monroe Woodbury Schools have a scheduled closing M-F, our Youth Center will have additional AM hours from 9:00am – 12 noon on that day to accommodate those children off from school.  This does not include snow days or delayed openings as these are not scheduled and there is no staff available to operate the Youth Center.  Please check the MW School Calendar for those scheduled days.

Please click here to be directed to the YMCA First Step Preschool at The Center For Youth Programs in Middletown, NY


Club Kid provides safe, fun, and supervised care before and after school at numerous elementary schools in Orange County. Click here to see if Club Kid is available in your school district (auto scroll to the section with the list.

In most districts, both before and after school care is available to children in grades K-5. The Monroe-Woodbury School District provides the program for K-8. Each Club Kid program follows their school district’s calendar. All of our Club Kid programs are registered and licensed by the New York State Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS).

The Y strives to provide an exciting and stimulating environment, giving children the opportunity to make activity choices that best suit their individual needs and interests while encouraging personal growth, socialization, and an appreciation for diversity. The YMCA Core Values of CARING, RESPECT, HONESTY, and RESPONSIBILITY are reflected in all that we do.

The AM Club Kid program helps children start the day right with activities such as arts and crafts, games, and quiet time for last-minute school projects. In the PM Club Kid program children have the opportunity to participate in activities; snack, homework time, arts and crafts, outside play, gym time, and other special events to create a diverse afternoon full of FUN.


TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ALL THE Y HAS TO OFFER – Once you enroll your child(ren) in Club Kid, your family is eligible for a YMCA Family Advantage Membership plan. For just $38 per month, you will have access to all of our branch locations and their services and we'll also waive your enrollment fee!


• Children attending the AM Club Kid program must be signed in by an adult. Children in the Middletown School District must be dropped off at The Center For Youth Programs no earlier than 6:45 am and no later than 8:00 am to be transported via the YMCA bus from The Center to their school for the start of the school day.
• Children who attend the PM program must be signed out by an adult by 6:00pm.


For no additional charge, we provide this program on half days at limited sites. This program is ONLY available to PM participants. It begins following the early dismissal time and ends at the normal dismissal time. Please Note: Cornwall, Valley Central and Wallkill are not in position to offer Club Kid on half days.


Middletown, Minisink & Pine Bush are the ONLY districts that offer Club Kid when their district announces a 2-hour delay. All other district’s Club Kid programs are cancelled when there is a 2-hour delay.


WHEN SCHOOLS OUT WE’RE HERE FOR YOU - School's Out Vacation Camp provides a safe place for children to play during school vacations such as winter recess and spring break as well as other school holidays. Click here to learn more about School's Out Vacation Camp at the YMCA of Middletown, the South Orange Family YMCA and Camp Robbins.


The Y strives to employ nurturing professionally trained individuals who will take time to get to know each participant and their family. All of our staff must fit the criteria set forth by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and must be fingerprinted, have previous childcare experience, and be cleared by the N.Y. State Central Clearance. We provide our staff with extensive training throughout the year to ensure the highest quality program for your child.


Registration forms can be found in Quick Links.

• Fees vary by school due to variations in start and dismissal times of each school. Please click on the name of your child’s school in the LOCATIONS list below to view the fees and additional information pertaining to Club Kid at that location.
• Registration begins June 1st for the upcoming school year.
• You may register at any time throughout the school year, space permitting. Please note: There is a waiting period of 3 school days before your child can start the program.
• A non-refundable registration fee is required to hold placement and monthly payments are due by the 1st of each month.
• Registrations received after August 16th must include the registration fee and September payment at the time of registration and the automatic draft will begin October 1st.
• In order for a child to attend Club Kid on the first day of school, registration MUST be submitted by August 28th. Registration forms submitted after August 28th are subject to a waiting period of 3 school days from the date of registration to the date a child may start Club Kid.
• To register, visit the YMCA of Middletown or the South Orange Family YMCA. Please Note: Students in the Middletown school district must submit a copy of current immunization records at the time of registration. Other districts do not require a copy of immunization records.
CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS - All changes and cancellations require a 15 day notice prior to the 1st of the month draft date in order to cancel or change that draft. All changes and cancellations are subject to a $10 fee which can be paid at the time of the adjustment or on the next draft.
• FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE through our ACCESS program. Please note: the financial assistance process may take up to 4 weeks to complete. ACCESS APPLICATIONS are accepted starting July 15th.


For questions regarding billing or to update billing information please contact:
Lauren Goff, Billing Coordinator
845 395 1004


Please see the list below. If we do not currently offer Club Kid in your district, please don’t hesitate to call so that we may help you locate a before or after school program that will serve your needs.

Chester Elementary - AM/PM
Tanya Solan
845 394 2126
845 649 6014
Cornwall Elementary – PM
Irene Rumsey
845 956 1493
914 443 1976
Golden Hill Elementary -AM/PM
Tanya Solan
845 394 2126
845 649 6014
Scotchtown Elementary AM/PM
Goshen Intermediate AM/PM
Tanya Solan
845 394 2126
845 649 6014
Students in grades K-6 (or up to age 13) participate in Club Kid at The Center For Youth Programs located at 6 Liberty Street in Middletown. AM & PM programs are available. Transportation to and from the schools is provided by the Y. Click here to learn more about Club Kid at The Center.

Krystal Cable
845 395 1005
845 741 8636
Minisink Elementary/Intermediate - AM/PM
Otisville Elementary - AM/PM
Josh Horner
845 956 1519
845 346 6280
Monroe Woodbury
Central Valley Elementary - AM/PM
North Main Elementary - AM/PM
Pine Tree Elementary - AM/PM
Sapphire Elementary - AM/PM
Smith Clove Elementary - AM/PM
Middle School Recreation Program – PM
Irene Rumsey
845 956 1493
914 443 1976
Pine Bush
Pakanasink Elementary - AM/PM
Circleville Elementary (Held at PAK) - AM/PM*
E.J. Russell Elementary - AM/PM
Pine Bush Elementary (Held at EJR) - AM/PM*
*Children will be transported to the corresponding school.
Irene Rumsey
845 956 1493
914 443 1976
Port Jervis
Anna S. Kuhl Elementary - AM/PM
Hamilton Bicentennial Elementary - AM/PM
Tanya Solan
845 394 2126
845 649 6014
Valley Central
Montgomery Elementary - AM/PM
Berea Elementary - AM/PM
Josh Horner
845 956 1519
845 346 6280
Leptondale Elementary - AM/PM
Ostrander Elementary-PM
Plattekill Elementary
Josh Horner
845 956 1519
845 346 6280
Round Hill Elementary - AM/PM
Irene Rumsey
845 956 1493
914 443 1976


The Y Junior Leaders and Teen Leaders Clubs provide a safe haven for local youth and teens to engage in positive activities under the guidance of adult supervisors and mentors who help them become confident and contributing members of the community.

Activities include attending weekly meetings, developing club goals and activities, fund-raising and attending annual youth leader-ship rallies and leaders school along other YMCA Youth Leaders Clubs.

Y Junior Leaders Club

Ages 10 to 12
In Y Junior Leaders Club, preteens learn to make a difference in the community by working together to plan and implement service activities. The club also volunteers at YMCA special events and receives mentoring from the members of the Y Teen Leaders Club.

Y Teen Leaders Club

Ages 13-17
In Y Teen Leaders Club, teens work closely with their peers and YMCA staff to develop their own individual leadership style through the planning and organizing of service projects, character building activities, and social & recreational programming.


The New York State YMCA Youth & Government Program provides high school teens with the opportunity to use their
thoughts, voices and actions to make a change. The program is dedicated to teaching young people to use the democratic
process to affect change that has an impact on their individual communities and around the State.

RESEARCH an issue of concern
it before an assembly of peers

This is a great opportunity to test problem solving and communication skills. Attend a State Conference in Albany with teens
from around the state in the State and Assembly Chambers and Judicial Courtrooms to debate proposed changes.

Lobbyist  Journalist Youth Attorney Legislator

One person may not be able to make a difference , but collectively, concerned teens around the State have the power to make a noise that



For more information, please contact
Shawn Thomas
845 956 1512

The YMCA of Middletown is an Authorized Provider for the American Red Cross.
Every year, dozens of teens and adults learn to save lives through our First Aid, CPR and Lifeguarding classes.

Click here for the YMCA of Middletown 2018-2019 Course List.

Click here for the South Orange Family YMCA 2019 Course List.


The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Course Length: 26 hours


  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Swim goggles are not allowed.

Lifeguarding Recertification’s

  • You must be currently certified
  • Your certification must be Red Cross
  • CPR & AED are included in this class

Bring your current certification to class with you.

Course NumberCourse Name Course DateScheduleYMCA Member FeeProgram Member Fee
23Lifeguard RecertificationMay 19, 201910:00am-7:00pm$150$200
25Lifeguard RecertificationJune 9, 201911:00am-8:00pm$150$200
31Lifeguard RecertificationJune 22, 201910:00am-7:00pm$150$200
Click Here for the 2018-2019 YMCA of Middletown Course Registration Form.

Lifeguard Instructor

Take your Lifeguard Trainig to the next level and become a certified instructor so you can teach others to save lives. Course Length: 24 hours

This course will certify you to teach:

  • Lifeguarding
  • Lifeguard Blended Learning
  • Shallow Water Lifeguarding
  • Waterpark Skills
  • Administering Emergency Oxygen
  • Blood borne Pathogens Training
  • CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Health Care Providers


  • 17 years old on or before the last day of the instructor course.
  • Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate or equivalent from another organization.
  • Successful completion of the Online Session for the Lifeguarding Instructor course.
  • Successful completion of the Pre-course Session.
  • Obtain course materials before starting the first classroom session of the instructor course.

Water Safety with Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT)

Take your Lifeguard Trainig to the next level and become a certified instructor so you can teach others to save lives. Course Length: 24 hours

To train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of Learn-to-Swim, three levels of Preschool Aquatics and two levels of Parent and Child Aquatics. Course Length: 35 hours


  • Be at least 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course
  • Successfully complete the precourse session.

Please call the Aquaticss Department for availability.

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers

The purpose of the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers program is to train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. Course Length: 6 hours



Course NumberCourse Name Course DateScheduleYMCA Member FeeProgram Member Fee
GCPR for the Professional with First Aid
(South Orange Family YMCA)
June 10, 2019 & June 12, 20195:00pm-10:00pm$125$175
24CPR for the Professional with First AidJune 15, 201910:00am-7:00pm$125$175
Click Here for the YMCA of Middletown 2018-2019 Course Registration Form.

CPR Recertification

  • You must be currently certified
  • Your certification must be Red Cross
  • CPR & AED are included in this class

Bring your current certification to class with you.

Course NumberCourse Name Course DateScheduleYMCA Member FeeProgram Member Fee
20CPR RecertificationMay 19, 201910:00am-3:00pm$100$125
22CPR RecertificationJune 9, 201911:00am-4:00pm$100$125
CPR Recertification$100$125
26CPR RecertificationJune 22, 201910:00am-3:00pm$100$125
Click Here for the YMCA of Middletown 2018-2019 Course Registration Form.

First Aid

This program teaches skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Course length: 3 hours



Babysitting Course

To provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic childcare and basic first aid. Course length: 6 hours


None – Recommended age 11–15 years.

For more information on any of these classes contact

Danielle McAvinue
845 956 1549

Our Pool is COMING SOON but while we build it please click here to view all the swim programs available at The YMCA of Middletown in Middletown, NY


Our YMCA offers a variety of both instructional and competitive sports programs. Infants and toddlers develop motor skills in our parent and child programs. Instructional classes introduce youth and teens to a variety of sports and lay the foundation for a commitment to an active lifestyle or passion for a specific sport. Our competitive teams further develop young athletes into varsity and collegiate level athletes.

Instructional Sports

Click here to be redirected to our PROGRAMS page where you can view the current program guide.

Competitive Sports

Click on a team to learn more:
Lady Elite Volleyball
Barracudas Swim Team
Dynasty Basketball

Weekend Warriors

For children ages 8-12, each date is a different challenge but its not just the winning team or the MVP who’ll win a prize. Kids also have the opportunity to win t-shirts and other prizes for demonstrating the most sportsmanship or team leadership and winning various skill competitions throughout the season. The 2018-2019 Weekend Warriors Program wraps up in May with an awards ceremony where trophies will be awarded for season accomplishments.

YMCA Members $7
Guests $15

Admission includes


Pre-registration is required by noon on each event date.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm


Parents can enjoy a night out to themselves, while their kids have fun, in a safe, secure environment. Kids, 3-9 years old, will enjoy an evening of fun and games including art projects, gym/sports activities, games, pizza and snacks.

This program is offered the first and third Friday of each month from 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Pre-registration is required by 3:00pm on the day of the event.
There is a $5 late fee after 3:00pm.
$7 for YMCA Members
$15 Program Members.
Admission includes pizza, snack and a drink.

2019-2020 PROGRAM DATES:
October 4 & 18, 2019
November 1 & 15, 2019
December 6 & 20, 2019
January 3 & 17, 2020
February 14, 2020
March 6 & 20, 2020
April 3 & 17, 2020
May 1 & 15, 2020
June 5, 2020


Love the Arts? – Sing, Play and Perform with the Y and its many classes!

Stage Drama

Develop the social skills and confidence needed to enhance dramatic performances.


Join the Y’s choir! Learn vocal performance, harmony, music theory and perform at community events.
Note: Participants must commit to fundraise through ticket sales.


Express yourself through movement and music through hip-hop, jazz, ballet and other dance styles.

Instrumental Ensemble

This program is for experienced musicians of any level and with any instrument. Bring your instument and your music stand, and together the group will inspire the community through their music.

Music Appreciation

Enter the world of music with this introduction to
music theory,vocal performance and basic instruments
such as bells, kazoos, recorders and other percussion instruments.

Intro to Studio

Recording and making your own music. Learn the basics of engineering a studio recording session, while making and recording your own music. Class maximum of 6 participants.

Violin – Group Lessons

Master the fundamentals of playing the violin. Please bring your own violin.


Learn to play African Drums and other percussion instruments in a gorup. Children and adults are encouraged to participate – what a great way to spend time together as a family. Drumming involves memory and relieves stress.

Visit our PROGRAMS page to explore Performing Arts programs at the Y near you or contact
Maximilian Mezetin
347 869 5316


Host your own party at the South Orange Family YMCA.
Parties are held on Saturdays & Sundays.
Choose from our birthday party packages to fit your interests.
We host parties for ages 3 and older (including adults).
A Birthday Party Host will  assist you in decorating and organizing the party.
Parties must be booked two weeks in advance and are subject to availability.

To find out more information, or to reserve a date, please contact:
Garrett Turk
845 915 5341

Please click on the name of each camp listed below to explore all the wonderful camp opportunities at the Y.


Camp Funshine

6 Liberty Street, Middletown, NY 10940

Sherri Tironi
845 956 1546
Camp Fun Squad Facebook Page

Summer Squad Logo

Summer Squad

81 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940

Krystal Cable
845 395 1005

Summer Squad Logo

Camp Wee Discover

45 Gilbert Street Extension Monroe, NY 10950

Felice Cicchesi
845 395 1013
SOFY Preschool Summer Camp Facebook Page

Town Of Thompson Camp Logo

YMCA Town Of Thompson Camp

179 Town Park Road Monticello, NY 12701

Melinda Gwiozdowski
845 395 1024
Town of Thompson Camp Facebook Page

Camp Robbins

Camp Robbins

131 North Drive Walden, NY 12586

Josh Horner
845 956 1519
845 346 6280
845 778 7141 (Camp Office-seasonal)
Camp Robbins Facebook Page

If you apply for financial assistance through our ACCESS program and qualify, your rates may be lower.
(Please be advised that the process takes up to 4 weeks to complete.)
Please click here for a printable ACCESS Application.

NOTE: All registrations MUST include a current copy of your child’s immunization records.



Looking for a place for your kids to go during the school breaks?
The Y offers a wonderful child care option for families during school breaks.

The Y’s School’s Out Vacation Camp keeps kids active and engaged all day long.

Dates and activities vary by location and school district so please see below for details on each camp.

2019-2020 Schools Out Vacation Camp Dates

(2019-2020 additional dates and registration forms will be available soon.)

6 Liberty Street, Middletown, NY 10940
45 Gilbert Street Ext, Monroe, NY 10950
131 North Drive, Walden, NY 12586
September 30, October 1 & 9, 2019September 30, October 1, 9 & 14, 2019September 30, October 9 & 14, 2019
October 25, 2019November 5, 11 & 27, 2019
November 11, 2019December 23, 26, 27 & 30, 2019 & January 2 & 3, 2020
December 23, 26, 27 & 30, 2019 & January 2 & 3, 2020January 20, 2020
February 14 & 17, 2020February 14 & 17, 2020
April 6-9 & 13, 2020April 6-9 & 13, 2020
May 22, 2020May 25, 2020

Our Pool is COMING SOON but while we build it please click here to view all the swim programs available at The YMCA of Middletown in Middletown, NY


Come in from the cold or get out of the sun – there’s time for everyone to play in our gym all year round.

Our gym schedule offers ample time for individuals and families to get in some open playing time but is also used for a wide variety of youth, teen and adult programs and more so please check our gym schedule for availability.

View the current gym schedule using our Quick Links

Starting a fitness routine can be very difficult for you as a new or returning health seeker. The YMCA wants you to feel comfortable, confident and successful on your path to beginning a new healthier lifestyle. Our 9 week Get Started Program will help you set safe attainable fitness goals, create a balanced routine, and encourage you to work at your own pace with guidance and support from qualified fitness professionals.

What you can expect in the GET STARTED Program?

  • Weekly 45-minute sessions with an Exercise Coach in a small group following a 9 week lesson plan
  • Exercises begin slowly, safely and gradually increasing over the 9 weeks
  • Informational handouts on wellness and nutrition
  • Your exercise coach will closely monitor your attendance, provide support, motivation and encouragement while teaching you the basics of fitting activity into your lifestyle
  • All coaching sessions will be at the same time, on your selected day of the week
  • Sessions cannot be made up on an individual basis


This $25.00 program is available to YMCA Members only. Upon completion of the program, your $25 will be credited to your YMCA account for use towards the purchase of YMCA apparel and merchandise available at our Welcome Center desk.

For more information about the Get Started program at the South Orange Family YMCA please call the Y at 845 782 9622 or stop by our Welcome Center.

Participation in group fitness classes is an easy and fun way to get in shape and stay in shape. The South Orange Family YMCA offers a wide variety of classes for our members ages 13 and older. Classes are included in membership.

View the current exercise schedules using our Quick Links


The expertise you need is right here at the YMCA! All YMCA personal trainers are nationally certified to ensure they have the knowledge and expertise to develop a wellness program to best address your specific needs and interests. YMCA trainers are also hired for their passion and commitment to upholding the Y’s mission to help you reach your fullest potential.

Personal Training Options:

The Introduction: Great Value! One time only.
3 Sessions for $105.00.

Personal Training: Receive the individual attention you want and need by working one-on-one with a certified YMCA personal trainer.
1 session – $47.00
3 sessions – $135.00
5 sessions – $210.00
10 sessions – $370.00

Partner Training (2-on-1): Pair up with a friend or loved one and develop a customized plan together with the help of your YMCA personal trainer.
1 session – $75.00 per pair
3 sessions – $204.00 per pair
5 sessions – $310.00 per pair
10 sessions – $590.00 per pair

Small Group Training: A cost-effective personal training option that lets you work with a certified personal trainer as part of a group of three to five training partners. A great way to get connected and stay motivated!
1 session – $20.00 per person

For more information or to be paired with a personal trainer who will help you meet your personal fitness goals, please contact the South Orange Family YMCA at 845 782 9622.

Health forms and member agreements must be filled out prior to purchase.

Our Pool is COMING SOON but while we build it please click here to learn about Aquatics programs available at the YMCA of Middletown in Middletown, NY

Wellness Center

Our Wellness Center is complete with free weights, strength training equipment, and cardiovascular machines including treadmills, ellipticals, stair climbers, summit trainers, stationary bikes, recumbent bikes, AMT’s, ARC trainers, UBE’s and rowing machines. Many of our cardio machines are equipped with individual televisions and all machines are in viewing distance of  televisions that can be linked to the machine you are on. With easy access to the Heritage Trail, outdoor activities like walking, biking and running can be incorporated into your workout routine.

During peak hours, we ask that members limit their time on the machines to 30 minutes.

Please be courteous to others by wiping down your machine after each use with the antibacterial cleanser provided.

Not sure how to use the machines? We can help…

  • Ask one of our friendly knowledgeable Trainers for help.
  • Sign up for your 2 FREE ORIENTATION sessions.
  • Sign up for PERSONAL TRAINING sessions.


Come in from the cold or get out of the sun – there’s time for everyone to play in our gym all year round.

Our gym schedule offers ample time for individuals and families to get in some open playing time but is also used for a wide variety of youth, teen and adult programs and more so please check our gym schedule for availability.

View the current gym schedule using our Quick Links

Whether you would like to volunteer towards your 300 hrs. for your comprehensive HS diploma or would just like to help out, the Y is a great place to lend your time and give back to the community.  We have opportunities in our Youth Programs, Child Watch & Youth Centers, and for our special events.

For more information please contact:

For Youth Programs & Child Watch & Youth Centers
Felice Cicchesi
845-782-9622 Ext. 316
For Special Events – Welcome Center


2019 Strong Kids Campaign

Did you know that the Y is committed to making services available to all, regardless of their ability to pay?  The YMCA of Middletown has a history of over 130 years of helping those  who are most in need.  We are able to keep this commitment through the generosity of our members, local businesses and community donors who support our Strong Kids Campaign.

Strong Kids scholarship assistance allows us to dramatically change the lives of those who may not be able to pay for YMCA services. By contributing to our Strong Kids Campaign you will change the life of someone right here in your local community.

  • A child attends a quality after school program while their single parent works.
  • A senior citizen takes water exercise classes remaining active and healthy thereby remaining independent and living in their own home.
  • A child experiences a memorable summer day camp after losing a parent earlier that year.
  • A teen participates in the Y’s Youth and Government program and develops the courage to stand up in front of 450 peers to debate the merits of their proposed bill.

The YMCA does not receive ongoing governmental support, nor does it receive United Way funding, so we count on your support to our Strong Kids Campaign. Every year the YMCA provides over $200,000 of scholarship assistance in our local communities, thanks to the Strong Kids Campaign.

The overall goal for our 2019 Strong Kids Campaign is $155,000.
Please help us reach our goal.


$100A child receives a 1-year membership to the Y and participates in programs that build confidence and start them on the right track to a healthy lifestyle.
$250Two children attend the Y’s School’s Out Vacation Camp duirng winter or spring break where they are engaged in meaningful activities all day long.
$500Three children attend one week of YMCA Summer Camp-an experience no child should miss out on.
$1,000Two families receive a 1-year membership to the Y where every members of the families can learn grow and thrive.
$2,500Five families receive partial scholarships for 1-year to send their child to the Y’s Club Kid before and after school program so parents can provide for their families while children play safely.
$5,000Each year ten students attend a Youth & Government weekend summit in Albany.


Gifts may be designated as “unrestricted”, in which case we will invest it in the program or location where it is needed most. As a 501 (c) 3 corporation, all donations to the YMCA are tax-deductible.

To make a donation or to learn more about the Strong Kids Campaign contact:

Laura Baird, Strong Kids Campaign Chair

Thank You To Our Community Partners


Throughout the year the Y hosts events that help strengthen our community, whether its a Family Night giving family members a place to bond or one of our annual races that promotes a healthy lifestyle, all of our events help us give back to the community. Proceeds from many of our events are contributed to our Annual Strong Kids Campaign which in turn helps the Y provide financial assistance for our programs and services while other events simply bring people together.

Upcoming Events

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