YMCA & Family Events

Special Events

Pooch Plunge

Calling all canines! Owners are invited to bring their dog/dogs out to the Y for a swim, (Sorry humans will not be allowed to swim). Bring the entire family and watch your pet have a blast swimming in the outdoor pool. All proceeds will benefit the Paris Animal Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.). This event will be held rain or shine.
Time/Date: Saturday, September 8, 10:00 a.m. -Noon Fee: $5 per dog

Member Appreciation

Join the Y for flu shots, wellness information, community services, healthy snacks & more. Hosted in the front lobby, bring insurance or Medicaid/Medicare cards for flu shots.
Time/Date: Friday, September 21, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Dance A Thon

A great way to get the weekend party started! Join us for ultimate booty shaking! You will pre-burn those weekend calories and start the weekend feeling refreshed. Come see all of our dance instructors perform their best routines. Time/Date: Friday, September 28, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Fee: $5 members; $10 non-members

Yoga On Natural Bridge

Join Ivy and climb Natural Bridge to do a scenic yoga class on top of the mountain. Optionally go to Miguel’s after for some well-deserved pizza. Wear hiking shoes and bring water and a large towel for your mat. Weather permitting. Time/Date: Saturday, October 6, Meet at the Paris Bourbon County YMCA at 9:00 a.m., we will carpool to natural bridge at 9:15 a.m. Fee: $20 members; $30 non members

Veterans Day

All veterans are invited to enjoy the Paris-Bourbon County YMCA facilities all day free of charge in honor of Veterans Day. If you are a current veteran Y member, stop by the front desk for a free t-shirt on November 11. If you are a veteran and would like to join the Y on November 11 we will waive your one time joining fee. Time/Date: Sunday, November 11, Noon-6:00 p.m.

GaGa For Giving

Join Ivy Owens at 5:30 p.m. Friday, December 7, in the YMCA group exercise room for a dance party where we will dance to all the hits off THE FAME MONSTER. Each song will be choreographed with an easy-to-follow routine involving three to six moves per song. Admission fee is one ornament off the Holiday Giving Tree in the front lobby. Select an ornament (ornaments start at $10) and make a donation in that amount to support YMCA programs. This event is open to the public.