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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!*
  • Included access to the Outdoor Pool - open June to August
  • 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 ext.104.

 

Members' Open Climb at the Family Outdoor Center will pause for the summer.  Members' Open Archery will move to Saturday morning (9:30 -12) starting in July. Photo Orienteering and Geocaching will remain available on the weekends.

Upcoming Events/Programs:

 

Hopkinton Outdoor Pool

The Pool is open for the season, starting Saturday, June 25, 2022

Members: FREE| Non-Members: $10/person or $25/family

Pool Hours: 4-7pm Weeknights and 10am-7pm Saturdays and Sundays

Pool closure decisions will be made by 8am on each day, we will post here and on our social media.

 

Hopkinton Swim Team

Starting June 28, swim team practices are Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7-8:15pm at the outdoor pool in Hopkinton. We will have six meets with Championships on Saturday, August 6th in Natick.

Family Members: $250 Youth Members: $280 Non-Members: $338 Prices include a swimsuit and swim cap.

For specific questions, please contact Jeanne Sherlock, jsherlock@metrowestymca.org

 

Hopkinton Swim Lessons 

 

Weekend Drop-In Programs

FREE, ONGOING DROP-IN PROGRAMS FOR MEMBERS: 

 

UPDATE: Members' Open Climb at the Family Outdoor Center will pause for the summer.  Members' Open Archery will move to Saturday morning (9:30 -12) starting in July. Photo Orienteering and Geocaching will remain available on the weekends.

 

(registration is not required!)

 

Open Climb  

Every Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM in the Rec hall (except for 4/15)

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 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm in the Rec hall (closed for Memorial Day)

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. 

GEOCACHING

Have you ever wanted to go on e treasure hunt?  Come get an overview of geocaching and the use of a GPS device, then go out out on our 122 acres of nature trails to find the 8 geocaches hidden on our site! 

Free, ongoing. All ages welcome!

 

 

 

Photo Orienteering

Think you know the lay of the land? Photo-orienteering is the challenge of being given a photograph and being able to locate on our property what the photo is of, and where you believe the photo was taken. Practice your orienteering and map work.

Free, ongoing on the weekends. All are welcome!