Latest Updates on Programs for Members and Community

Published: July 20, 2020, at 8:34 a.m. PT

Last updated: September 15, 2020, at 4:18 p.m. PT

Small Group Exercise Class Physically Distanced

We are constantly adapting to the needs of our community, both in-person and online. Check out what’s happening at the Y:


What's New

This Week

  • It's Welcoming Week! Every year we welcome and honor our immigrant members and neighbors through a special celebration we call Welcoming Week. Join us for a family challenge, group Spanish lessons, and more! Learn more >

  • NEW! Private Swim Lessons: Instructors will be outside of the pool to maintain appropriate physical distance from swimmers. Learn more >

  • NEW! Climbing: We’re excited to offer climbing programs for individuals and families! Sign up to learn the basics, practice your skills, and more with a small group of members. Learn more >

  • More Virtual Family Circle Time: Join our next round of live family classes! Bring the Y community that you've grown to love home into your living room. Learn more >

  • Suicide Prevention Webinar Series: Join us as we observe Suicide Prevention Month. Our series of free webinars feature the topics we need to talk about more and are led by local experts -- including therapists from the Y's Social Impact Center. Learn more >

  • Lifting Young Voices for Equity and Justice: Join us this Wednesday for Part 3 of Unleashing Potential for All. Hear from panelists Rosalie Fish, Paolo Banchero, Dr. Tommie C. Smith, and more as they discuss social justice topics affecting youth in our community. Plus, stick around for an interactive discussion too. Learn more >

  • Latino Community Cafés | Cafecitos Comunitarios: Join our two-part workshop to support Hispanic families engaged in remote learning in King, Pierce, and Thurston counties. // Únase a nuestro taller de dos partes para apoyar a las familias hispanas que participan en el aprendizaje remoto en los condados de King, Pierce y Thurston. Learn more // Aprende más >

  • Managing Diabetes Talk: On September 18 at 10:00 am, join Lisa Levinson, RN, CDCES with Overlake Hospital to learn helpful tips to manage diabetes rather than having diabetes manage you. Learn more >



More to Enjoy

For Members

  • Reserved Activities: Visit a branch to exercise with strength equipment, cardio equipment, free weights, or with a small group. Plus, you can now make reservations for a lap lane in the pool. All free for members. See reservation times >

  • Small Group Exercise: We’ve upped our group exercise options with 120+ classes per week, including outdoor options. New classes include more Active Older Adult (AOA) classes, dance including Zumba®, and Bootcamp Outdoors. See reservation times >

  • NEW! Small Group Training: Looking for a personalized approach to fitness? Join an upcoming small group training class led by a certified personal trainer. Classes will include Pilates Reformer, Women on Weights, Total Body Conditioning and more. Learn more >

  • Personal Training, In-Branch and Online: Y Personal Trainers are on your team to help you reach your health and fitness goals. You can now schedule an appointment for in-person or online training. Learn more >

  • Cooking Classes: Our instructor will guide you through recipes providing tips and answering questions along the way. Classes are hosted online. They're FREE for members or $20 for community members. Learn more >

  • Lose to Win: Join our 12-week program for help setting and reaching your weight loss goals. Learn more >

  • Virtual Family Circle Time: Join our next round of live family classes! Bring the Y community that you've grown to love home into your living room. Learn more >

Day and Overnight Camp

  • Y Cabin Rentals: Explore the outdoors together! Join us for a physically-distanced campout this fall. Cabins still available at Camp Orkila. Learn more >

  • Expeditions for Teens: Exploration is a part of being a teen. This fall, our BOLD & GOLD program is offering a limited selection of five-day front and back country expeditions for teens to get outdoors. Learn more >

Child Care

  • Y LEAP Academy: We’re offering full-day, in-person programs designed to support kids and families with distance learning and school-day care along with the enrichment activities, social emotional learning, and play that the Y is known for. Learn more >

For Community

Classes, events, and resources below include FREE or non-member options for all. You don't need a membership to use them.

  • Rent Help for Youth: Struggling to pay rent? You're not alone. The Y is here to support young people through these financially uncertain times.The Y Social Impact Center is offering up to three months of rent assistance for young adults who live in King County. Learn more >

  • Live Fitness Classes: Classes are offered daily Monday-Friday and include Yoga, Active Older Adult classes, Family Bootcamp, and Strength classes. Learn more >

  • On-Demand Workouts and Wellness Resources: In our Healthy Living Room, use our library of on-demand videos to workout on your schedule. Plus, find recipes, mindfulness exercises, and other wellness resources. Learn more >

  • Activities and Games for Families: Bring the Y's education and enrichment activities into your home. Add variety and creativity into days without school, child care, or work through our virtual family room. Learn more >

  • Unleashing Potential for All: Join us to learn about racism and oppressive structures, discover new voices, and activate community to create the generational change of equity and justice. Learn more >

  • Virtual Community Cafés: Come together in a virtual space for conversations that we typically enjoy in-person, but find are less available these days. Each café includes time for a resource person to share, pose, and answer questions in a discussion space facilitated for support and encouragement. Learn more >



About Our Reopening to Members

Facilities are currently closed to members unless they are registered for an in-branch program. Visit our Welcome Back to the Y guide for the latest information.


Category: Membership