Y Events

Wellness Wednesdays FREE Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 5th starts our first FREE lecture in a series of FREE Lectures that will be offered on Wednesdays.  This first lecture is Weight Loss 101 given by Kaitlin Bennett, RD, CDN.  Kaitlin is a certified Registered Dietitian, member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and recieved her Master’s Degree from the College of Saint Elizabeth.  She currently works as a Registered Dietitian for Five Star Supermarkets Shop Rite.  Weight loss is about a change in lifestyle that reaches beyond a magic pill or fad.  Bring your questions to Kaitlin!

Junior Unified Soccer Program

Special Olympics Unified Sports is a fast growing initiative that brings people with and without intellectual disabilities together on the same team to compete.  The Westerly YMCA now has registration open for 8-12 year olds interested in this program.  If interested in volunteering to referee, or looking for more information, please contact Josh Posey at jposey@oceancommunityymca.org.

Kids Night Out – Arcadia

Calling all First to Fourth Graders! The Arcadia Branch is hosting its first


This evening of fun will feature:


6:00PM – 8:30PM

Members: $15 per child / $5 additional child in family

Participants: $20 per child / $10 additional child in family

Enjoy some time alone and let us take care of your kids!

Register Online Today

Spring Racquetball Tournament 2017

Give it your best shot this Spring with the Ocean Community Racquetball Tournament on Saturday, April 1st from 8 AM to 3 PM at the Westerly YMCA! Enjoy refreshments & compete for trophies.  $30 per person.  Contact Josh Posey at 401-596-2894 or jposey@oceancommunityymca.org.

New! Intro to Acting!

Ages 18+

Thursdays 6:00 – 7:30 PM

This class will offer any individual 18 years and older the opportunity to explore elements of acting such as scene study, monologue work, and auditioning skills.  This class will be a fun, stress free environment in which you will have the ability to learn and grow as an actor.  Andrew Medeiros, a professionally trained actor, with experience in commercials, independent films and theatre productions, will instruct this program.

Members $75 • Program Participants $105

New! Improv 101!

Ages 10-17

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM

This is an acting class for young students that want to learn the basics of acting.  From improvisation, to monologues, to scene study, to how to audition; this class will offer a fun, safe, learning environment for young students wanting to become actors.  Students will get training from Andrew Medeiros, a professional actor, who has years of training in theatre, film and commercial productions.  Register today!

Members $100 • Program Participants $200

NEW! 10 Pound Challenge!

Ages 14+

Are you looking to lose weight? We will meet once a week for 8 weeks in a social setting.  During this time, we will review what activities you did, & what you’ve been eating and gather as a group.  Losing 10 pounds is the challenge and Y Staff & members will see that you stick to it!  Contact Josh Posey for more details at jposey@oceancommunityymca.org.

Members $35 • Program Participant $55

NEW! Ping Pong Club!

Ages 14+

Let’s play Ping Pong!  If you’re looking for some ping pong competition or just want to come and be social, then come to the YMCA for our new Ping Pong Club!

Saturdays at Noon in Studio A 

Members $25 • Program Participants $50 

New! Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Fit!

Ages: 16+

SUP- Fit is an athletic interval water class that will incorporate paddle drills and functional movements on the boards to create an interval based workout.  The focus of this class is having FUN while using core stability to improve the overall functioning of the body and build a stronger, more balanced physique. Participants are encouraged to wear exercise type clothing.  Paddle boards are provided.

Thursdays 10:00-11:00 am

Members:$74 • Program Participants:$148

New! Skillful Meanz-Mindfulness Training

Ages: 16+

Mindfulness is the power of paying attention.  It is what happens when we have present moment awareness and are not caught in reactivity or judgement. Skillful Meanz will introduce the practices of Mindfulness and get you on your way to reducing stress and cultivating more ease in your day to day life.

Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 pm

Members: $40 • Program Participants: $80

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.