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:                    
    • October 19
      • Parents Night Out
    • November 16
    • December 14 (KNO Available)
    • 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:
    • October 13th- Break out your silly (not scary) costumes and join us for Mad Scientist Kid’s Night Out at the Warlick YMCA! We will make slime, spooky crafts, go on a hayride, sip apple cider, and enjoy a delicious dinner all while making new friends and learning new skills!After the hayride, we will tell silly stories by the campfire! Our younger kiddos and those who would prefer to be indoors will enjoy a story inside by the fireplace!Note: We need at least 25 participants to ensure quality programming that is fun for all! If we do not meet the minimum participation, we will need to cancel.
    • November 10th- Join us for our Harvest Hoedown Parents Night Out! We will have a turkey (sandwich) dinner, share what we are grateful for, collect canned food and make care packages for our neighbors in need, and play some awesome holiday games in the process! We will finish the evening with a holiday movie and warm apple cider by the fireplace!
    • December 14-  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.
  • Ages: 1-12 years old
  • Costs: $25/members   |    $45/participants

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