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at the Y

Find fun programs and resources for kids of all ages.

Summer Starts Now!

Parents trust the YMCA for healthy, active, summer adventures that are both traditional and new. The Y offers inclusive, values-based programs for kids and teens including summer camps, child care, swim lessons and youth sports. Right now, registration is open for all Find Your Y CampY Summer Camps throughout the Seattle area. For the most options start planning now for awesome, all-day adventures.

Find Your Y Camp

Y kids stay active in many ways at summer camp, whether it’s learning new skills, inventing a new game, or working on a project with new-found friends. Summer at the Y allows kids the space to grow stronger and more confident in a safe, nurturing environment. Click on the map to the right to discover the great list of programs offered at your local Y. Or find a Y Camp near you with our camp finder.

First Time Families Say It Best

"This year is our first experience with Y Summer Camp and we are SO IMPRESSED! The staff are kind and supportive. There is so much learning that takes place and every day we hear how amazing it was!”

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News & Highlights

Frugal Family Fun

Summer's here, so let's have some fun! Enjoy some of the best that greater Seattle has to offer for your family - all at wallet-friendly prices. Again this year, the YMCA has picked the best options for your family to enjoy inexpensive family fun. Now get out and explore!

22 Great Local Family-Friendly Field Trip Ideas

Why should the kids have all the fun? We've asked our Y Camp counselors for their favorite adventures around the Sound and compiled them here. Some are classics - but places you might not have thought about for a while - and others are tucked away in places with names you may not recognize. All are a lot of fun and provide unique experiences for the whole family.

Y Swim Lessons & Water Safety

Make sure your whole family stays safe and has fun while you enjoy the water this summer. Enrolling your kids in swimming lessons, learning CPR and educating yourself about water safety are three excellent steps. We've compiled information and resources on swimming and water safety to make the process a little easier.