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Night Out


The YMCA of the Chippewa Valley offers monthly Parents' Night Out Events at the Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire YMCA locations. Age appropriate activities include board games, crafts, gym time, movies, and pizza for dinner for the children! 


This service is FREE for those who have YMCA Family Memberships.

When is this service available?

  • TIME: 6:00-9:00 PM

  • Chippewa Falls YMCA - 2nd Friday of every month

  • Eau Claire YMCA - 2nd Friday of every month

What is the cost?

Parents' Night Out is FREE with YMCA Family Memberships. There is NO cost associated with this monthly service. 

How does registration work?

  • Registration opens for one month at a time. 

  • Enrollment will begin on the second Saturday on the month for the next month's event

    • Example: Registration will open on April 15 for the May 12 event.​

  • Enrollment closes on the Monday prior to the event.

    • Example: Registration closes on May 8 for the May 12 event.​

  • Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and are available to YMCA Family Memberships only.

  • If your branch is FULL, you can either register at the other branch or add your child to the waitlist and we will do our best to increase staff to get your child enrolled!


Day of Information

Anything else I need to know?

  • For children who are potty trained up through 5th grade. 

  • A pizza dinner will be provided for the children. 

  • Children of all ages are encouraged to bring a labeled water bottle.

  • This service follows licensing procedures but IS NOT a licensed childcare program. 

*Eau Claire YMCA Families - When registering your child(ren) for Parents Night Out, we ask that you register them to the correct room in relation to their age.

    • Eau Claire YMCA: ages 3-5

    • Clubhouse: ages 6-8

    • Treehouse: ages 9+

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Here is a quick overview of our evening:

  • 6:00-6:45 PM: PIZZA and Board Games

    • Pizza will be provided by Toppers and children will have a choice between cheese and pepperoni.

  • 7:00-8:15 PM: Gym or Pool Time

    • 5 years and younger will go to the Kid’s Gym,

    • 6-8 will have gym games

    • 9+ will have swim time. Kids will also have the option of the Youth Development Center.

  • 8:15-9:00 PM: Movie and Board Games

  • 9:00 PM: Pick Up!

Items to Bring:

  • Water bottle (labeled)

  • Swimsuit (9 years and older)

Pick Up and Drop Off Procedures

  • Ages 3-5: Note Change in drop off procedures

    • Parents will now drop off their children directly in the Child Watch room.    

    • Please enter the Main Y building through Entrance D (Main Y Entrance), please scan your card as normal building entry procedures, then proceed to the Child Watch Room to check in your child(ren).  After drop off, you can then exit the building through any of the normal exits. 

    • ​When picking up, once again, please enter through the Entrance D. Please do so by 9 PM as the doors auto lock at that time. After picking up your child, you can then exit through any of the exits.

    •  This change is to increase child safety and building security. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

  • Ages 6-9+:

    • Drop off and pick up will be at the Clubhouse/Treehouse across the street from the main YMCA building.

During the evening, if you need to reach the parent’s night out staff, you can call the Clubhouse at 715-839-4625 or the Treehouse at 715-839-4601. Child Watch can be reached at 715-839-4629.

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Here is some information on drop off and pick up. We will be utilizing a car line drop off/pick up procedure so that, if you so choose, you don’t even need to leave your car!

Drop Off

  • There will be signage once you pull into the parking lot directing you to the correct door. For drop off we will be using the side door closest to the pool.

  • A staff member will come to the passenger side window to get your name and your child(ren)’s name(s).

  • Once staff have the information they need, they will bring your child(ren) inside to have a blast!


Pick Up

  • Come to the same door you dropped off at. Once you arrive, a staff member will come to your passenger side door. For safety purposes, please have your photo ID ready!

  • Once your information is verified, the staff member will radio inside to bring out the appropriate child(ren). You can wait in your car until they come out!

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