2021 Summer Camp Schedule

It's here! Our 2021 Summer Day Camp schedule is complete! Check out all of the fun and engaging activities we have planned this summer for our camp participants. Campers will enjoy, trips to: Rolling Hills water park, Air Zoo in Kalamazoo, Nixon Waterpark, Detroit Zoo, Michigan Whitetail Hall of Fame Museum, Jackson County Animal Shelter, MSU, the Michigan Theater, Warren Dunes, Battle Creek Bombers baseball, Dahlem Center, Detroit Science Center, Kids 'N' Stuff Children's Museum and MORE!

Keeping COVID restrictions in mind we have planned safe, fun adventures for your child this summer. Space is limited - get registered today!

SAW 2021 Sponsorship and flyer

2021 Safety Around Water

Drowning can happen almost anywhere with standing water. Our FREE annual program will equip your kids with the skills they need to be confident and safe in and around water. They can also build self-esteem and learn new ways to stay fit!

Program is FREE, but you must pre-register to reserve your spot
Open to ages 5-12
New format this year! Select ONE one-hour time slot
Friday, May 21 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 22 11 am - 12 pm OR 1-2 pm
Sunday, May 23 12-1 pm

Jackson YMCA Secures Four City Properties

The Jackson YMCA has secured four properties, all adjacent to the existing YMCA facility and parking lot. The property closings give the YMCA the additional square footage it needs to build a new facility on the expanded footprint.

Summer at the Y!

The Jackson YMCA is THE place to be this summer. From outdoor classes to martial arts, summer camp to lap lane/open swim, the Y has something for you!

  • Seek New Adventures
  • Reach New Heights
  • Find Your Tribe
  • Keep Your Cool
  • Learn New Skills
  • Get Your Game On

Step to the Beat 5k

American 1 Credit Union's Step to the Beat 5k kicks off the 2021 Henry Ford Allegiance Health Run/Walk series! American 1 invites the community to help raise funds for the American Heart Association in partnership with Henry Ford Allegiance Health and the Jackson YMCA. This virtual walk/run is June 14-30 and is designed so that you have enough to time sign up and then train for the 5K - even if you don't think you can walk/run one today! Follow the event on Facebook for a series of training videos provided by the Jackson YMCA to help you train.


Easy 6-Week 5k Training Plan!

By alternating running and walking for 30 minutes a day, three times a week, you can complete your first 5K in six weeks, or better your current time!
Jen Soper is an instructor and personal trainer at the Jackson YMCA and also an avid runner. She is currently training for the Chicago Marathon

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