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Feed The Need Donation Box at the Bastrop YMCA

We are currently taking donations for Feed The Need’s effort to ensure over 500 families have a meal together on Thanksgiving. We are currently accepting :

  • Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • Canned Green Beans
  • Canned Corn
  • Instant Stuffing
  • Packets of Gravy
  • Canned Cranberry Sauce
  • Canned Sweet Potatoes
  • Nonperishable Dessert Kids (examples: cake mix with icing, brownies, cookie mix)


We haven’t forgotten about the turkey! You can also help by donating $10 online at


Bastrop YMCA Membership Rates

A Bastrop YMCA Membership gives families access to our Bastrop location exclusively.


Individual Membership: rates are $35/month. An Individual Membership is defined as a membership for one person 23 years of age or older.

Couple Membership: rates are $45/month. This membership type includes two adults of the same household.

One Adult Family Membership: rates are $40/month. A One Adult Family membership includes one adult and all children under 23 years in the same household.

The Kindness Rocks Project at the Bastrop YMCA!

Let’s spread positivity in our community! “The Kindness Rocks Project” is an effort to spread good vibes by painting rocks with positive messages for others to find! This project is spreading all over the country - let's aid in the effort at the Bastrop Y!


Here's how it works: paint a positive message on a rock, place it somewhere in town, make someone smile! Use #YKR512 to let us know you found one!

Think this is something your family would enjoy?

Where: Bastrop Y Office at 1112 Main St.

Teen Cooking Class - "You Want Me To Eat What?"

We get it – there are some foods you just don’t like. What if we told you that they actually are delicious, and we could show you how to prepare them? Our “You Want Me To Eat What?” Teen Cooking Class aims to teach teens that eating healthy is not only necessary for good health, but yes, it actually can be fun!


In this class, Chef McMasters will be assisting a group of teens as they prepare a healthy meal together. They will learn valuable cooking techniques and fun new ways to prepare delicious, healthy meals that they will enjoy at the end of class.


Bastrop YMCA “Thankful for Diversity” Feast

The Bastrop YMCA is having a potluck style dinner at the Bastrop Church of Christ to celebrate each other’s cultures!

The dinner takes place on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 from 6-8pm and is open to members, volunteers and Y staff.

The Bastrop Y is providing the turkey and ham – participants are encouraged to bring a side dish that they feel represents their culture.

We will also have activities for kids (adults are welcome to join in too!)

American Sign Language for ages 5-12 & 13 and up!

What is American Sign Language?

American Sign Language is a way of communicating by moving the hands in combination with facial expressions and postures of the body. This is the primary language used by those who are hard of hearing or deaf.


In this six week course, participants will learn: the alphabet, numbers 1-9, common phrases, grammar, the history of sign language, deaf education and more!

Learning a new language is fun and educational at any age - let the Bastrop YMCA get you started! 

Bastrop YMCA Community Art Days

Need a creative outlet for the whole family? Every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month we'll be hosting a 45-minute opportunity for members of the Bastrop Y to come in and paint! This program is FREE for YMCA members! Our art instructor Serena will be standing by to teach participants a few tips and tricks to help you create a masterpiece.

This class requires no registration, members can simply walk in and paint away! Our goal is to introduce individuals to art and/or be a place where members can unwind and make whatever they choose.

Kettlebells 101

Kettlebells are an effective cardio and strength training that builds muscular strength, endurance, and aerobic capacity.

They can be used in ballistic swinging movements which utilize the whole body along with momentum in more traditional press and squat exercises. Kettlebell exercises are exercises requiring full body integration and core stabilization. There is no such thing as isolated muscle work in kettlebell training. Each movement and progression is taught with an emphasis on safety, highlighting essential body alignment.

Adult Basketball League

It’s time to play ball! Join us for our fall season of adult basketball at the Hays YMCA. Our league is a great way to stay active, get fit, and meet new friends! 

Season Dates:

  • May 22nd - July 17th, Tuesdays 7 -10pm 
  • May 24th - July 19th, Thursdays 7 -10pm 

League Information:

  • This league is co-ed and for players over age 17 of all skill levels
  • Teammate requests will be highly considered but not guaranteed
  • Teams will have a maximum roster of ten players


Art in Nature Class

The Hays YMCA is proud to provide an four week Art in Nature class at Camp Cypress. During each class, young artists will take a short hike and complete an arts and crafts project inspired by nature. Parent participation is required for the 3-5 year old class only.
Dates: April 6th - April 27th
Times: Friday afternoons
Ages 3 to 5: 4:00 - 4:50pm (Parent participation is required)
Ages 6 to 10: 5:00 - 5:50pm