What’s Happening at the West Suburban YMCA

Become a Member of the Y!
Join (or rejoin) the West Suburban YMCA during the month of February and if you keep an active membership for 3 consecutive months they’ll give you your fourth month free!

Coming from another gym? Bring your old membership card and get 10% off your West Suburban YMCA membership for one year. For more information on these promotions, contact the Welcome Center at 617-244-6050 ext. 0.

Black History Month: We Wear Black
Join the Y as we all celebrate Black History Month. Staff, members, and community are invited to take part in the “We Wear Black” initiative every Friday throughout February. We Wear Black to bring awareness to Black contributions to our society, celebrate Black excellence, and raise awareness of systemic racism and oppression. Stop by the Y’s Welcome Center on Fridays to get a We Wear Black logo sticker to show your support!

YBA: Youth Basketball Association
Early Spring League: February 27th - April 11th
Early Spring YBA Season begins this month! YBA is fun, coed basketball league for kids age 4-12. Y leagues offer children a safe and positive environment, supportive coaches, and new friendships while they learn and improve their skills.

YBA will be taking all COVID precautions, including transition buffers in between sessions, teams of 10 players, only one parent/guardian allowed to spectate while remaining physically distanced in the indoor track, and a mask requirement. Learn more: https://wsymca.org/sports

Register Now for Summer Camp!
In 2020, the Y operated a fun and safe summer for hundreds of campers! In 2021, the Y plans to operate similarly with COVID safety procedures in place. The Y offers two day camps, Camp Pikati on-site at the Y and Camp Chickami in Wayland, as well as one overnight camp, Camp Frank A. Day, in East Brookfield. Learn more: https://www.wsymca.org/camps

Questions about camp? Sign up for a Virtual Camp Info Session. Upcoming Info Sessions:

· February 18th, 9:00 – 11:00 am
· February 28th, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
· March 10th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
· March 22nd, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Email campings@wsymca.org to register for a Virtual Camp Info Session.

Register for Early Spring Programs
The Y remains committed to helping you and your family stay active, engaged, and safe. The Y’s 8-week Early Spring Program Session will run from February 22nd – April 18th. Stay active as a family by signing up for swimming, sports, music, and fitness programs! Registration is open. Visit the Y’s website for more details and to register.

Now Hiring for Summer Camp and Childcare Positions
Do you love working with kids and helping them learn, grow, and thrive? You’re in luck! Visit https://www.wsymca.org/careers to apply. The Y is hiring for the following child care and camp positions:

Child Care:
· Preschool & Family Services Director
· Part-time Teacher Assistant
· EEC Certified Preschool Teachers (full time and part time opportunities)

Summer Camp:
· Camp Counselors
· Activity Specialists
· Nurse/Medical Staff
· Office & Admin Staff
· Grounds Staff and more!

Financial Assistance is always available for Y Memberships and Programs
The West Suburban YMCA is a non-profit charitable organization and it is their mission to never turn anyone away due to an inability to pay. Please contact the Membership Department at 617-244-6050 ext. 3653 for financial assistance with membership or program participation.