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PROGRAMS AT THE METROWEST YMCA FAMILY OUTDOOR CENTER

45 East Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748

 

The Family Outdoor Center (FOC) in Hopkinton, MA, offers 122 acres of outdoor fun and adventure for the whole family!

 

Members can enjoy:

  • Member pricing on programs like archery, rock climbing, and adventure education! (see below)
  • Free special events! (see below)
  • Free Open Climb every Friday, and Open Archery every Monday!
  • Free access to sports fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, hiking trails, a playground, and a picnic grove!

 

Interested in renting our facility for a birthday party, club event, or corporate outing at the MetroWest YMCA Family Outdoor Center? Contact 508-435-9345.

 

 

 

Beginner/Intermediate Archery
Our Beginner/Intermediate Archery program works on foundational archery skills: identifying the parts of the bow and arrow, how to hold equipment, stance, and other information. All equipment is provided! Ages 6+
Family Members $90/Youth Members $95/Community Members $180
Saturdays, Nov 6 - Dec 18..............9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
 
Advanced Archery
The Advanced Archery class provides an environment in which students will hone in on their form, learn range/competition commands, and learn care of essential gear such as stringing, waxing, & re-fletching. To participate you MUST have instructor approval and call the Family Outdoor Center to register. Ages 8+
Family Members $90/Youth Members $95/Community Members $180
Saturdays, Nov 6 - Dec 18..............10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
 
Adult Belay Class
Calling all parents, guardians, and siblings over age 18!! Register for a learn-to-belay class so that YOU may learn how to manage the ropes and take charge of your family’s lifeline! Once a 
participant passes the course, you will have the ability to belay your family and approved guests during Open Climb. Ages 18+
Members $25 per class/Community Members $35 per class
Friday, Nov 12................................ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 
Friday, Dec 10................................ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 
 
Drop-In Programs
 
Open Climb
The indoor climbing gym is open to climbers of all ages, shapes, and sizes. Come and check out our 
climbing walls and be belayed by YMCA staff members. If you can be appropriately harnessed, you may climb. Anyone wishing to belay must have attended the Adult Belay Class. Check out Classes to find out how YOU can belay YOUR FAMILY by signing up for an Adult Belay class!
Members FREE/Community Members $10 per person or $25 per family of 3+
Every Friday....................6:00 PM - 9:00 PM in the Rec hall (Not open 11/26 or 12/24)
 
Open Archery
Come and try out archery before signing up for classes, or practice on your own. All required equipment 
provided by the YMCA. You may bring your own recurve or compound bows provided the draw weight is 30lbs or less, and only arrows with field/target points are allowed. Ages 6+
Members FREE/Community Members $10 per person or $25 per family of 3+
Every Monday..................5:30 PM - 8:30 PM in the Rec hall

 

 

 

FREE, ONGOING DROP-IN PROGRAMS FOR MEMBERS: 

 

(registration is not required!)

 

Open Climb  

Every Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

Members: FREE! | Non-members: $10/person or $25/family of 3+ 

The indoor climbing gym is open to climbers of all ages, shapes, and sizes.  Come and check out our climbing walls and be belayed by YMCA staff members.  If you can be appropriately harnessed, you may climb.  Anyone wishing to belay must have attended the Adult Belay Class. 

 

Check out Classes to find out how YOU can belay YOUR FAMILY by signing up for an Adult Belay Class! 

 

 

Open Archery (ages 6 and up) 

Every Monday starting Sept. 13th from 5:00 PM -8:00 PM

Members: FREE! | Non-members: $10/person or $25/family of 3+ 

 

Come and try out archery before signing up for classes, or practice on your own.  All required equipment is provided by the YMCA.  You may bring your own recurve or compound bows provided draw weight is 30lbs or less, and only arrows with field/target points are allowed. 

 

FALL 2021 PROGRAMS:

MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

Access to the Family Outdoor Center is INCLUDED in your Framingham Family Membership.

Or, you can purchase a stand-alone Family Outdoor Center Family Membership at $36.75/ month

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The Family Outdoor Center offers classes year-round in fun, outdoor sports like rock climbing and archery! Check out the great programs below! 

Questions? Please call 508-435-9345.