MORE THAN A GYM...
Throughout the year the Fremont Family YMCA hosts a variety of events for the community. Upcoming events include Christmas Spirit Week - December 16-20; and the YMCA Open House on January 5. These, and our other events, are part of our mission to make Fremont a STRONGER community.
The YMCA is more than a gym, it's a community!
Christmas Spirit Week at the Y
Monday, December 16
Merry Monday Morning! Wear your Holiday PJ’s to the YMCA! Bring a donation of art and craft supplies for YMCA summer camp and child care programs.
Tuesday, December 17
hO! hO! hO Tuesday! Wear your Santa hats, elf ears or antlers. Bring a donation of Spaghetti O’s, can Openers and deOdOrant for LifehOuse.
Wednesday, December 18
Winter Wonderland Wednesday! Wear your holiday socks and/or scarfs. Bring in a
donation of warm socks, blankets, baby and youth clothes and diapers (larger sizes) for Lutheran Family Services.
Thursday, December 19
Christmas Sweater Thursday! Wear your best ugly Christmas sweater. Bring a donation of soapy goodness for the Bridge. Laundry soap, dish soap, hand pump soap, toilet bowel cleaner and new dish towels would be appreciated!
Friday, December 20
Festive Friday! Wear your best red and green gear. Share the fun with a friend! Guests are allowed for FREE all day.
When you bring in your donation, you can enter to win a Y swag prize. Drawings will be held daily.
Take a Christmas Spirit week pic and tag the YMCA on social media. Then stop by the front desk and show them the post to get a FREE Y cup.
New Year's Eve Cosmic Skate Party
The Sidner Ice Arena is hosting a Cosmic Skate Party for New Year's Eve. Kids in 4th-8th grades are invited to attend! The skate party will start at 10pm and end at 12:30pm. The cost is $10 per person. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Active Older Adult Pot Luck
The YMCA hosts an AOA Potluck at 11:30 a.m. generally on the second Friday each month. We ask that if you will be attending that you bring something to share with the others, and your own table service. Everyone is welcome! Great food and fellowship! Please watch for fliers at the YMCA or follow the Fremont Family YMCA on Facebook for detailed information on future AOA pot lucks.
The December Potluck is Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the Sidner Ice Arena Party Room
It’s going to be fun with great fellowship and food!
This month’s potluck main course of lasagna will be provided by Nye Health Services. After lunch we will celebrate the season with some fun Christmas games and activities.
Please feel free to bring a guest – all are welcome to enjoy good food, fellowship and fun! To participate you must bring your table service and something to share with the others. Please bring enough food to serve AT LEAST 15 people! We want to make sure there’s enough food for all who participate! Crock pots can be brought in but there may be limited outlets available to plug them into. To help us grow this program, extend an invite to others that you know, YMCA members or non-members alike! The more the merrier!
YMCA Open House
YMCA Open House
Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 1pm-4pm
YMCA is open to the public all day
Swim Party at DFAC from 1pm-3pm
Video Game Tournaments in the Underground
Games in the Turf Room
Watch the house hockey teams play at Sidner Ice Arena
Bounce House on the Tennis Courts
Games in the Gymnastics Center
Body Pump/Body Flow and CX Launch
2020 Membership Special (for Open House only)
No Joiner Fee
$20 in membership dues for January
$20 in Y Bucks to be used toward swim lessons, tennis, gymnastics and youth sports
Hope you can join the FuN!
January Smash Pickleball Tournament
Winter Shootout Pickleball Tournament
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Registration deadline: Monday, January 20, 2020
Tournament to take place on the indoor tennis courts at the Fremont Family YMCA - 10 pickeball courts
First event is $25; each additional event is $5 (per person rates)
3 categories - Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles; Mixed Doubles (limit 2 events per person)
Men's and Women's Doubles will begin at 9am; Mixed Doubles will follow starting around noon.
Format: Round Robin with tournament playoffs
Contact Kerri Pentel for more information - firstname.lastname@example.org
Healthy Kids Day
A special day of FREE healthy fun for the kids of Fremont and surrounding communities! This event takes place at the Fremont Family YMCA every April.
Daddy Daughter Prom
The 2020 Daddy Daughter Prom will take place on Friday, April 3, at the Midland Event Center.
This event is for dads and daughters (Kindergarten through 5th grade – NO ACCEPTIONS!). If dad is not available, another male is welcome.
THE EVENING CONSISTS OF . . .A Grand March (guests are welcome to attend Grand March but must leave immediately after), a catered dinner, and a DJ to provide music for the dance. Each girl gets a goodie bag before she leaves that will contain her t-shirt and other fun items.
ATTIRE FOR THE EVENING – This evening is meant to be special for both dad and daughter. Dads – please wear clothing that shows your daughter she’s important to you (please, no jeans or t-shirts). Daughters – church attire is appropriate. If you would like to, you can both dress according to the theme.
Alex Lamme Run
The Alex Lamme Run is a 5k Run/ 1 mile Family Walk that will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020.
This event is in memory of Alex Lamme, a 1993 graduate of Fremont High School and a 197 graduate of the University of Nebraska. Alex excelled in track both in FHS and UNL. Help us celebrate Alex's life and his passion for running. Proceeds will go towards the Alex Lamme Scholarship funds and the Fremont Family YMCA (youth programs).
We encourage everyone to "green up" for the occasion and wear your very best Irish garb (PRIZE for best costume.) Join us for some green refreshments after the race as we raise our glasses together in honor of Alex.
This fun, annual event takes place Thursday morning, November 28, 2019 (before your Thanksgiving Feast!)
There will be 2 and 5 mile runs, and a 1 mile family walk
RACE DEADLINES/FEES (includes cost of t-shirt)
Registrations must be received by the following dates:
Nov. 5-17 - $25 (guaranteed a t-shirt day of race)
Nov. 18-27 - $30 (online and at YMCA front desk; not guaranteed a t-shirt day of race)
Day of race - $35 – RACE ONLY/NO SHIRT! registrations accepted until 8 a.m. day of race
Walkers - FREE! T-shirts $10 if registered on or before Nov. 4; $15 Nov. 5-27