Y Events

New! Home Alone Safety for Kids


Big kids are learning to be more independent, growing up and trying new things. By the time children turn 5, they sleep in bigger beds, eat new foods and play with different toys. As a result, big kids will experience an action-packed phase of development that affects their behavior and routines, so it’s important to ensure that they stay safe.

Wednesday, November 8th from 5-7      Click Here to Register

Wednesday, December 13th from 5-7    Click Here to Register

YMCA Leaders Club!

Come check out the Westerly-Pawcatuck YMCA’s Leader’s Club, a nationwide program for Teens ages 13-18 that teaches leadership skills through community service, volunteerism and personal growth.  In Leaders Club, teens can meet other teens from their community, earn volunteer service hours and recommendations, and participate in regional leadership retreats.

Weekly meetings on Tuesdays, starting Tuesday, September 19th. No registration necessary!  Show up anytime.  New Leaders are allowed to participate in two meetings before making a decision to join.

6th-8th Grade       5:30-6:30 PM

9th -12th Grade    6:30-7:30 PM 

Contact Colin Sheehan for more information at 401-596-2894 or csheehan@oceancommunityymca.org.


Yoga means union.  Unite!  Join us for Yoga & Fellowship on the third Saturday of each month.  This FREE Class is being offered in collaboration with local yoga instructors; Annie Chapman & Maggie Skinner, inspired to give back and offer yoga for all.

Enjoy lunch catered by local restaurants after class.  Free Child Care available for all, including program participants and those not already members of the Y. No registration necessary. Just drop in!

Saturday, November 18th     11 AM

Saturday, December 16th     11 AM 


News 8 Water Safety News Segment

Our Mystic Branch had visitors yesterday! WTNH News 8 did a segment on Safety Around Water that featured are very own Aquatics Director, JJ Addison. Check out the video below!

New Junior Golf Lessons!

The YMCA, in collaboration with the Winnapaug Country Club, is holding golf lessons with USGTR Certified Instructor Lou Toscano for ages 6-12.  The fee includes 5 one hour lessons, golf balls, greens fee, water and a snack.  These lessons are perfect for beginners or experienced golfers.  This class requires a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 8.  

Wednesdays: July 12th, 19th, 26th.  August 2 & August 9th. 

Location: Winnapaug Country Club – 184 Shore Road – Westerly, RI 02891

Member: $175    Program Participant: $205


YMCA Garden Club’s Holiday Deocorations Sale

The Y Garden Club is hosting their Annual Holiday Decorations Sale!  Find the best selections at the Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch on Thursday, December 7th from 9 AM to Noon in the lobby.  All proceeds from this event benefit the YMCA Campership and youth programs.

We’re OPEN Thanksgiving Morning!

We are OPEN Thanksgiving morning for our members!
Each Branch will have specific classes and pool openings for that day.
Check back for all the details…

ARCADIA: OPEN! 7:00-11:00AM

MYSTIC: Fun Run 1 mile or 3 mile Turkey Trot at 8:30AM
(Mystic Branch is closed except for the Fun Run)
Dip after the race too!   Click Here to Register


Zumbathon & Pound:     7:30AM to 9AM with Gerry, Julie, Tina and Nichole in the Gymnasium.  We are accepting donations; an unwrapped toy or teen gift cards for the Pawcatuck Neighbhorhood Center.

Yoga:                            8AM to 9:15AM with Sarah in Studio A

Bootcamp:                    9AM to 10AM with Annalisa in Studio B

Spin:                             7AM to 7:45AM with Barbara

Spin:                             8:15AM to 9AM with Tara


ICE RINK OPEN SKATE:  Gobble Wobble 6:30-8:30PM


Breakfast with Santa at the Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch


When:  Sunday, December 3rd
Time:  8:30 – 10:30 am

$18 per Family

Come to the Westerly-Pawcatuck Branch and enjoy a homemade breakfast served by our YMCA Leaders and Staff, a photo with Santa and remember to bring your list!



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