Featured Special Events
Healthy Kids Day – Oswego YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more
kids to keep their minds and bodies active at the annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day ® , the Y’s
national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. Healthy Kids Day is an
opportunity to ignite children’s imaginations so that they can imagine what they’ll accomplish
this summer. The two-hour event features activities such as games, arts and crafts, STEM
challenges, and an huge inflatable obstacle course to motivate and teach families how to
develop and maintain healthy routines at home throughout the summer months. March 30th, 2019 from 1:00- 3:00pm.
Annual Special Events
Summer Camp - We believe every child deserves the opportunity to grow and thrive. That’s why Camp Y is for children entering Kindergarten through grade 7. Our Y camp offers a fun, exciting, and safe environment for all who attend our indoor/outdoor day camp program July & August.
The Annual Oswego YMCA Harborfest 5k Run/Walk and 10k Run - Families and friends celebrate the July Harborfest weekend with this popular annual event. The routes wind through scenic Oswego waterfronts, festival venues and the SUNY Oswego campus welcoming nearly 400.
The Annual Oswego Dragon Boat Festival - The Oswego YMCA will bring the 6th Annual Dragon Boat Festival to Oswego, New York in Oswego's Breitbeck Park. Spectators can watch authentic 40’ Hong-Kong style dragon boats as they race in the Oswego Harbor.
Skate the Banks – an outdoor skateboarding event in August for beginners through experts, testing skills and the sport of skateboarding. All proceeds go to the Oswego YMCA skatepark which provides and alternative location for kids to participate in a healthy, active lifestyle.
Halloween at the Y- A tradition in the Oswego community, Halloween at the Y is a free family event welcoming over 500 kids and adults. Halloween at the Y focuses on promoting family togetherness through healthy living. Children enjoy face painting, healthy snacks, Halloween themed crafts and dancing in addition to new activities each year each October.
The Annual Reindeer Run – Runners and walkers celebrate the season by dressing in festive holiday wear for this fun 5k walk & run jingling all the way for a fun, family-oriented event which follows with a specialty coffee and hot chocolate bar at the Y.