Parents Night Out

Once a month the YMCA is THE PLACE for kids! Kids can enjoy an evening at the YMCA while keeping busy with actives such as creating art, playing games, eating dinner, and being silly while their parents are out and about! Detailed activities for each event will be available closer to each event date. Contact the Y for more information today!




PNO- 6 months-8th grade
KNO- 1st-8th grades. When there is a KNO, those kindergarten and younger will stay at the Y for PNO.

Times: Fridays from 6:00 – 10:00 pm

  •  Dates:                    
    • December 14 (KNO Available)
      • It’s a Wonderful Life! We are excited to celebrate Christmas with a trip through ChristmasTown to see the lights! We will leave no later than 6:30 pm to beat the traffic and enjoy pizza, hot cocoa, s’mores, and  a Christmas themed movie upon return to the Y. Children ages 6 months to Kinder will stay at the Y while our older campers are in McAdenville.
    • January 11
    • February 15
    • March 15 (KNO Available)
    • April 12
    • May 17 (KNO Available)
  • Ages:  Parents Night Out 6 months– 8th grade, Kids Night Out 1st – 8th grade
  • Registration form: Click here
  • Costs: $25/members   |    $45/participants

*Details about the nights events will be provided closer to the date.

***If your child attends Pinewood, Belmont Central, Lowell or Page Afterschool Sites, transportation is available!***

Questions? Contact Meg Howes at or 704.822.9622



Times: Saturdays from 6:00 – 10:00 pm

  •  Dates:
    • December 8-  Break out your pajamas and join us for an evening of holiday fun! We will have pizza for dinner and decorate our own cookies for dessert! Kiddos four and older will then board our YMCA Express bus and head to McAdenville to see the lights! Everyone younger than four will stay at the Warlick Y and enjoy crafts and games!When our travelers return, we will sing our favorite holiday carols, and then head to the fireplace for a story! We will finish the night watching a holiday movie and making cards.
    • January 12 – New Year, New Parents’ Night Out! In addition to eating a great dinner, playing awesome games with friends, and going for a swim, kiddos will have a brainstorming session to come up with themes for Parents’ Night Out events for the remainder of the year! Dinner will be build your own ham/turkey/cheese wraps, fresh fruit, and dessert. Be sure to send a swimsuit and towel. *Note, all participants who want to swim beyond the splash pad will need to take a swim test.
    • February 9 –We will be celebrating Valentine’s Day by making cards, crafts, and sharing love by collecting socks for a local assisted living facility. Our dinner menu includes pizza (cheese and/or pepperoni,) salad, and for dessert we will have fresh fruit, either plain or dipped in chocolate!
  • Ages: 1-12 years old
  • Costs: $15/members   |    $30/participants

Questions:  Contact Cody Carpenter at or at 704-830-9622.