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Summer Family Challenge

It’s summer! It’s time to get up, get moving, and get outside! Our FREE family-focused Summer Out Loud Challenge is designed to do just that. You’ll pick up a Summer Out Loud “Passport” filled with creative ideas to get your family active together. Join the challenge and start living Summer Out Loud!

TO REGISTER: TEXT SUMMER to 844-889-6222

How to participate: 

Text SUMMER to 844-889-6222 to register! Then stop by your local YMCA to pick up your activity passport. You can download the passport by clicking here. Then, start planning all your activities to be completed between July 12 and July 31! Participation in this challenge is FREE for both YMCA Members and Non-Members.

Family Passport (Online Version)   Family Passport (print version)

Challenge Prizes & Incentives: 

We want to see YOU living Summer Out Loud with your Y family and friends!

We will be holding a #YSummerOutLoud Social Media Contest!

  • Hashtag #YSUMMEROUTLOUD and mention @chippewaymca or @eauclaireymca on Facebook or @ymcachipvalley on Instagram with your best, favorite, awesome-est photo or video summer moments. Each week we will be giving away a prize package:
    • Week 1: Movie Night Bucket & Cavaliers Tickets
    • Week 2: YMCA Swag Bag & Cavaliers Tickets
    • Week 3: YMCA Swag Bag

What happens when we complete our passports?

Every person, 21 and older, who registers and completes the summer passport will be entered to win both the local and the national grand prizes! Passports can be turned in at the Member Service Desk at any branch of the YMCA of the Chippewa Valley between July 12 and August 4, 2021. (Click here to see official prize rules)

  • Local Grand Prize: 1 Year YMCA Family Membership
  • National Grand Prize: Family trip of your choice (up to $5,000 value)!
  • National Grand Prize: 1 Year YMCA Family Membership
  • (Click here to see official prize rules)

YMCA Family Events - All activities are FREE for registered participants

  • Monday, July 12 | Family Night 
    • Eau Claire YMCA from 6-8 PM 
      • General YMCA access for all participants 6-8 PM
      • Coloring Contest
      • Open Kids Gym from 6-8 PM (parents must supervise kids)
      • Open Gym & Small Hoops Available
      • Small Pool Open
  • Tuesday, July 13 | Family Night 
    • Chippewa Falls YMCA from 5-8 PM 
      • General YMCA access for all participants 5-8 PM
      • Family Yoga from 5:30-6:30 PM 
        • Start your Yoga journey here! Take the time to shed the distractions and enjoy a reconnection with your body senses. Concentration will be on exploring the essentials of breathing, posture, and lengthening while learning basic yoga poses.
      • Family Personal Training from 4-5 or 5-6 PM
        • Make fitness and health a fun family event! Ages 7 and up. Contact Personal Training Director, Matt Dresser, at mdresser@ymca-cv.org to reserve a spot today. Sessions will occur in the Personal Training Studio or outdoors weather permitting.
  • Wednesday, July 14 | Family Personal Training
    • Eau Claire YMCA from 4-5 PM or 5-6 PM
      • Make fitness and health a fun family event! Ages 7 and up. Contact Personal Training Director, Matt Dresser, at mdresser@ymca-cv.org to reserve a spot today. Sessions will occur in the Personal Training Studio or outdoors weather permitting.
  • Friday, July 16 | Family Float Night
    • Chippewa Falls YMCA from 4-6 PM
      • You bring the family, we will have the inflatables! Get the whole family in the pool to splash around!
  • Friday, July 16 | Family Night 
    • YMCA Sports Center from 5-7 PM
      • Inflatables, basketball, volleyball, soccer, movies, and much more! Bring the whole family out for a night of FUN!
  • Sunday, July 18 | Music at the Riverfront 
    • Chippewa Falls Riverfront Park beginning at 6 PM
      • Gather your friends and family and enjoy the evening with excitement and fun of live outdoor music! Children's activities are coordinated by the YMCA!
  • Monday, July 19 | Family Night
    • Eau Claire YMCA from 6-8 PM
      • General YMCA access for all participants
      • Open Kids Gym (parents must supervise kids)
      • Open Gym
  • Monday, July 19 | Family KUBB Night 
    • Wilson Park from 6-8 PM
      • The Summer Out Loud Family Fun Kubb Night will allow families to learn and play Kubb. As a co-host, the U.S. National Kubb Championship folks will provide the Kubb sets for use, teach people how to play, and have some fun free items to give out as well. All ages and skill levels are welcome, especially first-time players. 
  • Tuesday, July 20 | Family Night 
    • Chippewa Falls YMCA from 5-8 PM
      • General YMCA access for participants from 5-8 PM
      • Family Yoga from 5:30-6:30 PM 
        • Start your Yoga journey here! Take the time to shed the distractions and enjoy a reconnection with your body senses. Concentration will be on exploring the essentials of breathing, posture, and lengthening while learning basic yoga poses.
      • Family Personal Training from 4-5 or 5-6 PM
        • Make fitness and health a fun family event! Ages 7 and up. Contact Personal Training Director, Matt Dresser, at mdresser@ymca-cv.org to reserve a spot today. Sessions will occur in the Personal Training Studio or outdoors weather permitting.
  • Wednesday, July 21 | Family Personal Training
    • Eau Claire YMCA from 4-5 PM or 5-6 PM
      • Make fitness and health a fun family event! Ages 7 and up. Contact Personal Training Director, Matt Dresser, at mdresser@ymca-cv.org to reserve a spot today. Sessions will occur in the Personal Training Studio or outdoors weather permitting.
  • Friday, July 23 | Family Float Night
    • Chippewa Falls YMCA from 4-6 PM
      • You bring the family, we will have the inflatables! Get the whole family in the pool to splash around!
  • Saturday, July 24 | Open Tennis
    • YMCA Tennis Center from 10 AM - NOON
      • FREE tennis court times for you and your family!
  • Saturday, July 24 | Movie at the Riverfront 
    • Chippewa Falls Riverfront Park beginning at 6 PM
      • Gather your friends and family and join the fun watching a movie projected on even a {larger} screen under the stars! Children's activities are coordinated by the YMCA!
  • Sunday, July 25 | YMCA Day at the Eau Claire Cavaliers 
    • Carson Park. The game begins at 12:30 PM
      • Come to the ballpark to watch the Eau Claire Cavaliers vs the Eau Claire Bears. Ticket sales support the Y! 
        Adults: $5, Youth: $1, 5 & Under: FREE!
  • Sunday, July 25| Music at the Riverfront 
    • Chippewa Falls Riverfront Park beginning at 6 PM
      • Gather your friends and family and enjoy the evening with excitement and fun of live outdoor music! Children's activities are coordinated by the YMCA!
  • Monday, July 26 | Family Night
    • Eau Claire YMCA from 6-8 PM
      • General YMCA access for all participants
      • Family Dance Party at 6 PM in Nelson Gym 
        • Who's ready for some family-friendly summer fun?? Come join us for music, dancing, and awesome games (did someone say giant parachute??) led by one of our very own YMCA Zumba Kids instructors, Katie B. This party will have fun activities for all ages, so bring your whole crew and get ready to move and groove!
      • Open Kids Gym (parents must supervise kids)
      • Open Gym with family sports!
  • Tuesday, July 27 | Family Night 
    • Chippewa Falls YMCA from 5-8 PM
      • General YMCA access for participants from 5-8 PM
      • Family Yoga from 5:30-6:30 PM 
        • Start your Yoga journey here! Take the time to shed the distractions and enjoy a reconnection with your body senses. Concentration will be on exploring the essentials of breathing, posture, and lengthening while learning basic yoga poses.
      • Family Personal Training from 4-5 or 5-6 PM
        • Make fitness and health a fun family event! Ages 7 and up. Contact Personal Training Director, Matt Dresser, at mdresser@ymca-cv.org to reserve a spot today. Sessions will occur in the Personal Training Studio or outdoors weather permitting.
      • Family Sports in the gym from 5-6:30 PM
        • Volleyball, pickleball, basketball, and much more. Come and take part in some friendly competition!
  • Wednesday, July 28 | Family Personal Training
    • Eau Claire YMCA from 4-5 PM or 5-6 PM
      • Make fitness and health a fun family event! Ages 7 and up. Contact Personal Training Director, Matt Dresser, at mdresser@ymca-cv.org to reserve a spot today. Sessions will occur in the Personal Training Studio or outdoors weather permitting.
  • Friday, July 30 | Family Float Night
    • Chippewa Falls YMCA from 4-6 PM
      • You bring the family, we will have the inflatables! Get the whole family in the pool to splash around!
  • Saturday, July 31 | Summer Out Loud Family Celebration!
    • Eau Claire YMCA from 9 AM-1 PM
      • General YMCA access for all participants from 9 AM - 1 PM.
      • Splashin' Summer Family Pool Party from 9-10 AM
        • Come make a splash with us at the Eau Claire YMCA small pool with a fun & family-friendly pool party for all ages! Bring the whole family for a morning full of music, games, and splashy fun for everyone in the water! This event will be led by Zumba Kids and Aqua Zumba instructor Katie B. 
      • Art Projects from 9-11 AM
      • Planting Project from 9-11 AM
      • Gym Games from 9-11 AM
      • Open Pickleball in Schaaf Gym from 9-11 AM
      • Learn to play Ping Pong from 9-11 AM
      • Open Kids Gym from 9-Noon (parents must supervise kids)
      • Open Swim from 10 AM-12:45 PM

Questions about one of our upcoming events? Send us an email and we will be happy to help!

 

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