Category Archives: Sports

Summer Programs at the Y

Summer Programs

· Learn to swim – swimming lessons for all ages including Parent & Child classes
· Lifeguard Training Certification Classes
· Sports Leagues – NEW! SUMMER YBA Basketball
· Adult Sports Leagues
· Personal Training and Small Group Training

Registration for Summer Programs opens on May 30th for WSYMCA members and June 2nd for non-members. Visit to download a copy of the Summer Program Catalog.

Kids Night Out (Ages 7-13), June 9th, 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Parents: This is the last Kids Night Out until the fall! Drop off your kids for a fun Friday night with qualified staff members. They’ll order pizza for dinner and keep the children entertained with games, swimming, movies and sports. $25 per child for members and $30 for non-members. A 20% discount is offered per child for those with two or more children. Go out for the night and take advantage of this low-cost alternative to hiring a babysitter. Everyone wins!

Annual Golf Tournament, June 19th, 1:00 – 8:00 pm
Join Y staff and volunteers at the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord for one of the premier yearly events. The tournament benefits the Y’s Annual Fund – providing financial assistance to local families in need. Registration includes 18 holes with a cart, lunch, dinner, player gifts and prizes for the winners of fun competitions like longest drive, closest to the pin, etc. For more information please visit, or contact Rosie Carey at 617-244-6050 x 3099.

Financial Assistance is always available for Y Memberships and Programs.

Run the Newton Highlands 5K

The Village Day 5K is back! Parents and children alike will start the morning off great by participating in this family-oriented Village Day 5K sponsored by Whole Foods Market.

$30.00 per adult, $10.00per child. Runners registered by May 29th are guaranteed a race t-shirt. Register online today: If you have any questions, email Maureen Oates at

Can’t or don’t like to run? Then help out the Village Day 5K team by volunteering for the event. Volunteers are needed to help with registration,  at the water stop at Cold Spring Park and as race monitors on the course. It’s fun and you get a free t-shirt. Click this link to volunteer.

Summer basketball camp

ASA Hoops is hosting camps in Newton starting June 26th and running through the end of August. Camps are for boys/girls, ages 7-16 and run daily from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. There are a limited amount of partial scholarships are still available for those in need. For more information contact or to register, visit:

Tennis for all!

Try a new sport and meet new people. Newton Parks and Recreation offers spring tennis for kids and adults, from beginner to advanced. For class descriptions, locations, and to register please see the website,

Register now, spring classes always sell out!

Join us for Healthy Kids Day!

Come to one of the Y’s premier annual events, Healthy Kids Day, which is FREE and open to the public. Enjoy the bouncy house and obstacle courses! Get the whole crew moving with family fitness classes and GaGa ball. Observe a showing of a selection of surprise critters from Curious Creatures as well as musical performances from the talented YCCA students.

Bring your bicycle to decorate and show off in the parade afterward. There will be a free bike helmet giveaway courtesy of the Newton Elks Club and Farina’s in Watertown. First come, first serve.

All events will take place outside on the Y’s New Balance Track & Field barring poor weather, in which case activities will be moved to the gym. Healthy Kids Day is generously sponsored by the Belmont Savings Bank Foundation.

Face Painting: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Bicycle Decorating: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Family Fitness Classes: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Curious Creatures: 2:30-3:30 pm
Bouncy House, GaGa Ball and Obstacle Courses: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Bicycle Parade: 3:30 pm

April 29th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
West Suburban YMCA, 276 Church Street, Newton