Our Fit Zone is designed to help youth ages 6 to 13 be active! With youth-sized equipment and activities, you can’t help but have FUN. An adult must sign-in and pick up youth ages 6 to 11. Youth ages 12 and 13 can sign themselves in and out of the Fit Zone. The Fit Zone is staffed with caring Y staff who ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.
Fit Zone is open:
- Monday – Friday: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- Saturday – 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
- During School Break Weeks – 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
We offer two Summer Camps. Specialty week-long camps, OR Camp Brooks (here at the Y) and Camp Mosier (at Mosier Elementary school in South Hadley).
Specialty Week-Long Summer Camps
A healthy snack will be provided each day. Please come with a packed lunch, swim suit, towel, water bottle, hat, sneakers and sunscreen!
Camp Brooks & Camp Mosier
- Camp Brooks/Mosier Weekly Camp Themes
- Camp Brooks/Mosier Kid Information Form
- Camp Brooks Registration
- Camp Mosier CIT Registration
- Camp Mosier Registration
- Parents Handbook for Camps Brooks or Mosier
Spring Session Programs
The Spring session registration is from April 20-27. The Spring Session runs from April 28 to June 22 (prorated for May 27th Memorial Day Holiday).
Holyoke Urban Bike Shop (HUBS)
The Greater Holyoke YMCA is proud to be a partner and host of the Holyoke Urban Bike Shop (HUBS). HUBS offers a wide array of programs catered to different ages, abilities and interests. These programs are offered in collaboration with the Holyoke Food and Fitness Policy Council.
For ages 4 weeks through 7 years. Allow your kids to play for up to two hours while you enjoy the Y. Parent/Guardian must be in the building at all times. Our Childwatch center features an indoor playground, creative toys, and engaging activities. This program is free to members who hold a family or one-parent family membership. A $3 per child/per visit fee applies to all other membership types.
- Monday-Friday: 8:30-11:30 AM
- Monday-Thursday: 4:30-7:30 PM
- Friday: 4:30-7:00 PM
- Saturday: 8:00-11:00 AM
Parents Night Out
For our adult family members, we offer Parents Night out once a month. This is your chance to have a date night, finish a project, run errands, or just relax. Drop your kids off at the Y and allow our staff to provide fun and safe activities. Registration is required.
Members can rent the Y pool or gym for their child’s birthday! Party includes one-hour use of pool or gym followed by one-hour room use. All parties are hosted on Saturday or Sundays. Our coordinator will assist you in running games and kid wrangling. For more information on rates and available times please call 413.534.5631.
We are proud to offer a dynamic preschool for children ages 3-5! We encourage you to come get a tour and meet Erin, our lead teacher.
Before- and After-School Child Care
The Greater Holyoke Y is the largest provider of after school care in the area. We have decades of experience providing safe, high-quality child care. Our mission is to provide age appropriate activities that strengthen the family and develop the whole child socially, physically, and academically. Our programming includes literacy and homework help, thematic curriculum, arts and crafts, physical activities, outside play and snacks. Our dedicated staff is trained in child development, positive behavior, First Aid and CPR. All of our sites are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care and serve children ages 5 thru 13.
After School Program: Programs begin at school dismissal and run till 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Sites are open on half days of school. Sign up for full-day programs during school vacation weeks for an additional fee. We offer After School programs in the following locations:
- Holyoke Sullivan School
- Holyoke YMCA – Serving students in all schools in Holyoke including Charter. For an additional fee, enrolled children may take Y program classes including swimming, soccer, etc.
- South Hadley Plains School
- South Hadley Mosier Elementary
- South Hadley High School - serving students from Michael E. Smith Middle School.
Before School Program: We offer two before-school programs in South Hadley. The Plains School program serves children enrolled at Plains Elementary School. The Mosier School Program serves children enrolled at Mosier and Michael E Smith Middle School. Staff walks the Middle school students over to their school at the appropriate time. Program staff will assist with homework and facilitate group activities. A light breakfast is served.
Before and After School Forms: