9 Ways to Have Family Fun this Summer!

Published: June 25, 2018, at 10:27 a.m. PT

Last updated: November 16, 2018, at 11:01 a.m. PT

With camp, family vacations and preparing for the upcoming school-year, summer can feel like a whirlwind of activities! Whether you need to round out your family's summer plans or are looking for easy, low-key ways to have fun together, the Y has you covered with Friendship Fires, Outdoor Movie Nights, Paddling Adventures and more. 

Auburn Valley YMCA
On the third Friday each month, visit the Auburn Valley YMCA for a free Family Fun Night from 6:00 – 7:00pm! Each month includes fun activities for the whole family centered on a special theme. Join us in July for Story Time or in August for Water Fest.

Coal Creek Family YMCA in Newcastle
Community and Fellowship! Join us for a free Friendship Fire on July 10 or August 14. Roast marshmallows, assemble s'mores and make new friends at these special summer events. 

Dale Turner Family YMCA in Shoreline
Join us as we celebrate summer with our 9th Annual Beach Bonfire at Golden Gardens Beach in Ballard on August 17. Don't miss out on the festivities that will include a beach scavenger hunt, games, prizes, s'mores and more. This event is free for members. 

Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac
Jump in our bounce house, play a group game, enjoy a family movie, explore science with a fun experiment, or get creative with a craft. Play as a family, have fun, laugh and get moving together at our Family Nights on July 27 or August 24!

Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA in central Seattle
The whole family is encouraged to swim together during Family Swim on Friday evenings. This time is perfect for young swimmers to practice their skills or just play and have fun. 

Northshore YMCA in Bothell
Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate climber, learn basic skills and terminology while you challenge your agility skills on our climbing wall at our Community Night on September 7. 

Sammamish Community YMCA
Have a great day on the water learning canoeing and kayaking paddle basics in our Family Paddle Adventures. Choose from dates throughout summer! 

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA YMCA
Volunteer your time at a Community Garden! The whole family is encouraged to lend a hand as we cultivate vegetables to donate to our local food banks. Choose from dates throughout summer. 

West Seattle Family YMCA
Spend an evening on our festival street enjoying a classic Outdoor Movie with your neighbors! Choose from Wonder Woman, the Secret Life of Pets, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Coco, Black Planther or a Wrinkle in Time at dates throughout summer. 



Category: Family Kids & Teens