Events Calendar | Metrowest YMCA | MetroWest YMCA

Special Events at the MetroWest YMCA.  

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Upcoming Events


@ the Framingham Branch
For kids age 3-12.  (must be potty trained) 
Night Includes:  Games, activities, arts, and more. 
Friday, September 24th 
From 6-9:00 PM
Friday. October 15th
from 6- 9:00 PM 
$20 - community member
$15 - youth member
$10 - family member 

Family Day on the Ropes Course


Come and try out some of our high elements on the outdoor ropes course! Check out our outdoor climbing tower, Vertical Playpen, Catwalk, or Islands in the Sky. Take your climbing experience to a higher level and come spend some time up in the trees.


Saturday, September 18..................12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

(Ages: generally 6+, but minimum must fit into the harness)

Members FREE, Community Members $10 per climber    




Geocaching 101        


Heard the term “geocache” but unsure what it means? Ever wanted to go on a treasure hunt? Come learn all about the worldwide publicly accessible treasure hunts that never end! Begin with an overview of geocaching and use of a GPS or the geocache app and then proceed out on your own or with a YMCA staff to try and locate some of the 8 geocaches hidden on 122 acres of outdoor property.

Saturday, September 25..................10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Saturday, October 16.......................10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Members FREE/Community Members $5 per person or $15 per family of 4



Low impact walk in the woods (Green level)                

Never considered yourself a hiker? Worried about being in the woods? Unsure of your abilities? This walkabout is designed for families, young adults, or adults who have wanted to get outside more but are unsure of where to start. Included will be a review of basic hiking safety followed by a leisurely walk through the woods along short trails connected to the main campus for easy access.                     

Saturday, October 9........................9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Ages: all are welcome!)

Members FREE/Community Members $5 per person


Planning for a Day Hike (Yellow level – off-site)

Ready to take your hiking skills to the next level? This community event will begin with a review of gear involved with a 1⁄2 - full day hike, before heading off on a moderately challenging hike that will cover some further out trails on property before heading over to Ashland state forest/reservoir.                     

Saturday, Oct 9...............................12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Ages: Teens and adults who are able to cover 2-4 miles) 

Members FREE/Community Members $10 per person