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Winter Holiday Camp - Register Today

Winter break is a wonderful time of year. To best prepare, now is the time to think about what your kids will be doing during their two weeks off from school. Well, the YMCA of Austin has the answer! Registration is now open.

All activities are based on the Y's character development values and the Search Institute's 40 Developmental Assets. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your camper is enjoying enrichment activities under the watchful eyes of trained YMCA counselors. Your camper will make new friends, gain confidence, and expand their horizons.

Join Us for First Thursday at Y Afterschool (Nov. 2)

Attention Y Afterschool Parents - 

You're invited! Each afternoon, you pick up your child from Y Afterschool. Most days, you probably are in a hurry to get in and get out. Well, join us for a special event the First Thursday of most months to connect with your child - what games they like, what crafts they've made recently, who their friends are, and what makes Y Afterschool such an important part of their lives. 

Thanksgiving Break Camps for all Ages!

Thanksgiving Break Camps

We have alot going on during Thanksgiving break for you children. See below for our options:

Snap-Crackle-Pop! is what you’ll hear at our Board Breaking Martial Arts Camp being held on Monday, November 20th 5-8PM.  Mem. $35/NonMem. $55.  This camp will be 3 hours of conditioning and board breaking Techniques.  The conclusion of the class will be testing of your skills with multiple wooden boards.  No experience required.  Ages 7-adult may attend the camp.  

Teen Night at Fisherman's Park!

The Bastrop YMCA has partnered with the City of Bastrop and Family Crisis Center to offer FREE Teen Nights every third Friday of the month starting in September! This will be a monthly event for the 2017—2018 school year! Free food and activities will be provided and led by Bastrop Y, City of Bastrop and Family Crisis Center staff. No registration is required.


WHEN: Third Friday of every month, next event: Friday, Oct. 20th, 6-8 pm Food is served 6-6:30pm

Yeti Roadie Cooler Raffle!

Your Hays Communities Y is raffling off two Yeti Roadie Coolers between now and December 16th. 

Tickets are $10 each or three for $25. Tickets may be purchased at the Welcome Center. 

All proceeds benefit the Hays Communities YMCA Annual Campaign which goes directly back into our local community. These funds help make it possible for children, families, seniors, neighbors and others to benefit from Y programs and memberships, regardless of their financial circumstances.

TRX Suspension Training

Reach your goals using gravity! 

TRX Suspension Training is perfect for those who want to develop lean muscle, build muscle, or lose weight. You're in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise, because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance.  This unique training tool allows you to use your own body weight and gravity as resistance. 



Mondays & Wednesdays: 

  • 5:00 – 5:50 pm

NEW  TIMES Tuesdays & Thursdays :

TaeKwonDo - Level 1-3

Hays YMCA offers a traditional martial arts program that incorporates all techniques of Taekwondo. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that includes blocking, punching, kicking, sparring and form practice. Our curriculum is certified through the United States TKD Grandmasters Society and the American Karate Black Belt Association.

Abilities in Motion - Adaptive Outdoor Activities At Camp Cypress

 At Abilities in Motion, children living with autism and their families join together at YMCA Camp Cypress for two hours of outdoor play!

Abilities in Motion is supported by staff and volunteers who monitor and guide children through fun experiences in nature.

At the Y, we understand the stress and challenges that often come with caring for an individual with special needs, so we support families with programs that provide fun and connection for all.

For more information, please contact Rick Stephan at 512-523-0099