“April is the gateway to the joys of summer.” ― Fennel Hudson

Healthy Kids Day

Saturday, April 20th, 10:00 am -1:00 pm FREE and open to the community

The Auburn YMCA-WEIU and Cayuga Community Health Network are partnering to celebrate Healthy Kids Day, a day recognized by YMCAs nationwide to inspire and promote healthy habits in children and families. We invite the community to this FREE event, including a community health fair and fun activities .We hope to see you there!

  • Family Movement and Exploration from the Y.
  • Kids Fun Zone - sponsored by Excellus and the Cayuga Community Health Network.
  • CAP - Car seat giveaways and safety.
  • Anti-Bullying with Randy Smith of Nick's Ride.
  • CCHP Kids On Wheels Safety Program.
  • Face Painting.
  • Auburn Fire Department and more.

Panera Auburn Y Preschool Fundraiser

April 30, 2024 from 4:00 -8:00 pm

6 Plaza Drive, Auburn.

Help our Auburn Y preschool raise funds by ordering dinner at our local Panera Bread. Twenty-five percent of sales will go back to the preschool.

How to participate:

Option 1: Show your cashier a digital copy of THIS flyer.

Option 2: Download THIS flyer and present it to your cashier.

Option 3: Order in your Panera App or Panerabread.com and use code FUND4U at checkout.

Option 4: Order at the in store kiosk and use code FUND4U at checkout.

Please note: Gift Card, Catering, and orders placed through a third-party app will not be excluded from this event,

Eclipse Schedule Changes

Monday, April 8th.

  • Member Services will be CLOSED for phone calls and transactions from 3:00 -3:30 pm.
  • Our pools will be CLOSED from 2:00-4:00 pm

Learn more about the Eclipse in Cayuga County and local activities Here

MacKenzie Childs Raffle

For the Y Annual Campaign

Support the Y Annual Campaign by purchasing a raffle ticket for a beautiful

Courtly Check Ceramic Serving Platter.

  • $5 per chance. Tickets are available online or at Member Services through 12:00 pm April 20th.
  • Drawing will occur at our April 20th Healthy Kids Day event- you need not be present to win.
  • All proceeds will go to our Annual Campaign.
  • $299 Value donated for this raffle by our friends at Mackenxzie Childs.

Please note that you will not receive a physical ticket.

Babysitter Training

Saturday, May 18th, 9:00 am- 2:00 pm

Ages 11-16

The Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) program from ASHI teaches teenagers everything they need to know about safe and successful babysitting. The magazine-format CABS guide and vlogger-style video make learning fun. The class covers getting started, dealing with parents and children, key safety, caregiving, and first aid tips.

Registration is open HERE.

Upcoming dates:

May 18th ( registration open in April)

Writers Voice

Our friends at Writers Voice Online and the YCNY YMCA's Downtown Writers Center in Syracuse have built a thriving, supportive literary arts community over the last 20 years, and their programs are now open to all Y members online!

Auburn YMCA Members are eligible for a 25% discount on all Writers Voice Online workshops.

𝗩𝗶𝗲𝘄 𝘀𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 HERE


Weekly from July 1-August 23

Ages 3-5

Introducing Kidventures! A summer day camp combined with engaging hands-on learning activities to help children maintain and master school readiness skills, make friends, and have fun! The Auburn Y’s Kidventures program provides children with hours of fun in a day camp atmosphere led by caring, trained staff. Age-appropriate crafts, learning opportunities, playtime, swim lessons, and healthy meals keep everyone happy and smiling!

Registration is Open: Learn more HERE

Summer School Age Childcare June 26 - August 23

Ages K -12 years

Crafts - swimming - sports & more!

Quality summer childcare licensed by NYS and staffed by caring, qualified childcare professionals.

We strive to ensure that children are happy and involved in amazing learning experiences throughout the summer.

Registration is open - learn more HERE

Lifeguard Training with Waterfront

Mondays & Wednesdays 

April 29 - May 23

This course is designed to give participants the knowledge and skills needed to become lifeguards and professional rescuers.

Learn more about this program and how to register HERE

Accessible Parking - Please help!

Please help us keep access to the Y available for all.

Accessible parking on the side of our building ( between Court and William Streets) is reserved for those with an issued permit only.

Thank you.

Lost Keys - Can you help? If you happened to be in the A Gym on Tuesday, April 2nd, please check your bags for a set of keys that may not be yours. We have a member who is desperately looking for her keys. Any keys found may be turned in to the Member Services Desk.

Thank you!


Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 5:00 am - 9:00 pm

Friday: 5:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday: 7:00am -3:00pm