Welcoming Week

Welcoming Week is a chance for neighbors to get to know one another and celebrate what unites us as a community. We will celebrate Friday, September 13 through September 20. Activities will take place throughout the week at various locations.

JOIN US!

OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, September 15

  • Join us on Sunday, September 15 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at the Stowe Family YMCA and Warlick Family YMCA!
  • All welcome to join us at the YMCA. Try out a class, swim in the pool or visit the Wellness Center.
  • All new members that join during the Open House will save $50 on the Joining Fee
  • Stowe Special Class Schedule
    • 2:00 pm Cycle with Anna – Special Class!
    • 2:00 pm BodyPump with Michele E.
    • 2:00 pm BodyFlow with Amanda
    • 3:00 pm Barre with Charla – Special Class!
    • 4:00 pm AquaBodyStrong with Michelle H.
  • Warlick Class Schedule
    • 1:15 pm Zumba with Iris
    • 1:15 pm BodyPump with Chris/Barry
    • 2:15 pm BodyFlow with Chris/Barry
    • 2:30 pm Strong with Iris
    • 3:15 pm Power Flow Yoga with Sydney

Week Long Activities

  • Free Friends Friday! 
    • It’s back! Bring a friend to the YMCA with you on Friday, Sept 13 and Friday, Sept 20 to enjoy a class, the pool, or the Wellness Center.
  • Special Readers in Childwatch!
  • Arts and Crafts from around the world!
  • Helping Our Neighbors Projects
    • Stowe – Food drive – Help stock the shelves of our local food pantries! Bring in non-perishables and place in bin in the lobby.
    • Pharr – S.O.C.K.S Supply Drive – SOCKS is in high need of household items, paper products, detergents, and soaps! Place items in the bin near the front desk.
    • Cherryville – Christian Ministries Food Drive. Place items in bin near front desk.

Cherryville Famliy YMCA

Saturday, September 21 – Family Field Games

  • Join us from 9:00 – 12:00 pm for family fun games on the soccer fields!

Pharr Family YMCA

Friday, September 13 – Movie in the Park Aladdin!

  • 6:30 – 10:30 pm at Legacy Park
  • Click here for the event page

Monday/Wednesday – Dance Class

  • Our young dancers will learn about music and dance from around the world during class this week!
    • KinderDance and Junior Dance 1 will focus on creative movements using Latin and African music.
    • Junior Dance 2 and Senior Dance will work on social group dances based on music from other countries.

Saturday, September 14 – Family Field Games

  • Join us from 9:00 – 12:00 pm for family fun games on the soccer fields!

Stowe Family YMCA

Saturday, September 14

  • Family ZUMBA – 9:00 am  with Stephanie and Starr in the gymnasium

Sunday, September 15 – OPEN HOUSE!

  • The Y is open to all on Sunday, September 15! No Joining Fee for anyone who joins during the Open House.
    • 2:00 pm Cycle with Anna – Special Class!
    • 2:00 pm BodyPump with Michele E.
    • 2:00 pm BodyFlow with Amanda
    • 3:00 pm Barre with Charla – Special Class!
    • 4:00 pm AquaBodyStrong with Michelle H.

Tuesday, September 17 – Eat Local!

  • Our friends at local restaurants invite you to visit and receive a discount just by showing your Y card!
    • Jia – 10%
    • Asian Garden – 10%

Wednesday, September 18

  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm Potluck – bring a dish to share with friends!

Thursday, September 19

  • International Beverage Bar – check out special drinks from around the world.

Warlick Family YMCA

Saturday, September 14

  • Family ZUMBA – 10:00 am  with Marsha in the Intergen Room

Sunday, September 15 – OPEN HOUSE!

  • The Y is open to all on Sunday, September 15! No Joining Fee for anyone who joins during the Open House.
  • 1:00 – 5:30 pm – Open Swim at the Recreational Pool!

Tuesday, September 17 – Eat Local!

  • WOW Market in Gastonia will visit to share some treats in the lobby! They will arrive at 10 am. Stop by and say hello.
  • Our friends at local restaurants invite you to visit and receive a discount just by showing your Y card!
    • Jia – 10%
    • Asian Garden – 10%

Wednesday, September 18

  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm Potluck – bring a dish to share with friends!
  • Sign up at the front desk to reserve your seat today

Thursday, September 19

  • International Beverage Bar – check out special drinks from around the world.