Have a family member, friend or coworker that's been wanting to join the Y? Let them know about No Initiation January!

Lincoln Y Members enjoy:
• Free Child Watch with Family Membership
• Member Pricing on Swim Lessons, Dance Lessons, After School Care, Youth Sports, Camp Kitaki and More
• Free Group Exercise Classes
• Financial Assistance Available/No Contract
Next Step at the Y

Just starting out, coming back after a break, or need to push past a plateau? NEXT STEP is a FREE service provided to Lincoln Y Members that can help you do just that!

Call or stop by your Y to set up a FREE consultation with a Wellness Specialist who will work with you to determine the next steps in attaining a healthier lifestyle.

Y Happenings
Youth Program Registration Begins January 23

Swim Lessons Gymnastics Dance Youth & Family Fitness Home School & Youth Gym

Registration Begins: January 23 for Lincoln Y Members | January 25 for Non-members

Cooper: Youth Programs Brochure (Coming Soon) | Online Registration

FUNDAYS is Filling Up Quickly
Secure Your Child's Spot Today!

Now Registering for FUNDAYS held on some LPS non-school days:
  • Wed., Jan. 3 7:15am-5:45pm (waitlist only)
  • Thur., Jan. 4 7:15am-5:45pm (waitlist only)
  • Fri., Jan. 5 7:15am-5:45pm (limited spots remain)
  • Mon., Jan. 15 7:15am-5:45pm
  • Mon., Feb. 19 7:15am-5:45pm

Lincoln Y Family Member: $25/day per child
Lincoln Y Youth Member or Non-Member: $38/day per child

*Children who receive Child Care Subsidy (formerly Title XX) will need to register in-person at the appropriate YMCA partner location.
Youth Fitness Training

Individualized for 12- to 14-year-olds who are motivated to stay or become strong and healthy. Participants will learn safety and proper technique in using all workout area equipment, as well as discussion of character development, weight room etiquette and basic nutrition.

Lincoln Y Member: $25/child
(Not Available to Non-members)

Babysitter Training at Copple Family

When: January 16-18
Ages: 10-15

Lincoln Y Member: $40
Non-member: $80

This class is a community education program that covers child safety and basic care techniques for infants and children.

Join the YMCA of Lincoln's Weight-Loss Challenge: Y-Lose It,
February 5 - April 1

Early-bird registration is going on now through January 22!

Lincoln Y Family Member: Early-bird $140 | Late $150
Lincoln Y Non-member: Early-bird $310 | Late $320

LIVESTRONG ® at the YMCA, January 15 - April 7

Now Registering:
Lincoln Y Member: FREE
Non-member: $60

Everyone welcome. Learn about our Open Doors Financial Assistance Program .

Swim in the New Year Incentive

When: January 15 - March 15
Ages: 9 and older

Participate in this free lap swimming incentive to help get and stay motivated as the new year begins. Participants will receive a card from the Front Desk or lifeguard to track their swim mileage. Once pre-set goals are reached, prizes will be awarded: water bottle, t-shirt and a drawing for a $50 gift card to Scheels (one drawn at each Y branch).

Marathon Training & Saturday Long Runs at Downtown

When: Marathon Training, January 4 - May 3 | Saturday Long Runs, January 6 - April 28
Ages: 18 and older

Learn how to run a full or half marathon, hear from guest speakers, receive a training schedule and so much more! You'll run with participants at your fitness level and make new friends. Looking for a running group? Sign up for our Saturday Long Runs Fitness Training.

Registration Fees:
Marathon Training: Lincoln Y Member $115 | Non-member $165
Saturday Long Runs: Lincoln Y Member $60 | Non-member $85

Resistance Training for Distance Runners at Downtown

When: January 9 - February 27

The overall aim of this conditioning program is to increase performance, while decreasing the risk for injury.

Lincoln Y Member: $20
Youth Member/Non-member: $30

Bicycle Tour Training: 101 at Downtown

When: January 30 - May 19
Ages: 14 and older

This training is designed to help you prepare for a multi-day tour like Tour de Nebraska, a five-day bicycle adventure held every June, or any other multi-day bicycle tour. You will receive training information, as well as group and individual support.

YMCA Camp Kitaki
Cabin Fever Campout

When: Saturday, February 10 - Sunday, February 11
Ages: 7-14
Registration Fee: $65

Your child will embark on a fun-filled Clue-themed mystery weekend. They'll sharpen their detective skills with mysterious games and contests to catch the caper. They will also make a few crafts, play some Spyball, make new friends and meet a real-life crime scene investigator! Give your kids a night of memories, friends and fun while you enjoy a quiet evening for Valentine's Day...you deserve it and so do they!

Masterpiece Arts Weekend

When: Friday, February 23 - Sunday, February 25
Ages: 11-15
Registration Fee: $125

With the help of our caring and skilled counselors, you'll be able to select the projects that interest you most throughout the weekend. In addition to time to work at your own pace and explore your interests, you'll have the option to go on field trips, meet with local artists or even compete in Restaurant Wars. No experience necessarywe'll provide all the instruction and supplies needed to help you express yourself and connect with your peers!

Summer Camp 2018 is Over 50% Full

We love seeing the growth people experience while at summer camp. Whether a first-time camper or a staff member with years of experience, YMCA Camp Kitaki is a place for learning and becoming your best self. As kids grow at camp, the program grows with them—offering new challenges and experiences that will create memories to last a lifetime.

YMCA Youth Sports
Community Events
FREE Fitness Friday & Know Your Numbers

When: January 12

FREE Admission/Open to the Public

Be sure to join us and bring some friends along to enjoy the many amenities that the YMCA has to offer including cardio and strength training options, Group Exercise classes, basketball, swimming and much more.

Additionally, the YMCA offers up to two hours per child in our Child Watch area while their parent/guardian is in the facility ( Child Watch hours ).

Know Your Numbers is a great way to track your wellness progress. The Y will be holding a FREE check of your blood pressure, resting heart rate, body composition and body mass index on January 12. Check with your Lincoln Y location for times.

Just bring a valid photo ID to check-in at the Front Desk. Minimum age is 19+, unless accompanied by an adult (19+).

Teen Night at Downtown

When: January 27 from 7:00-10:30pm

FREE Admission/Open to the Public for All 5th - 9th Graders

Teens are invited to join us for open gym, swimming, fitness, ping-pong, racquetball, dancing, arts & crafts, music, pizza, guest speakers and more!