February Happenings

Hit the Reset Button!
Sick and tired of being sick and tired during this COVID-19 era? Hit the Reset button! The Reset Challenge is a FREE 6-week challenge for Y-members and community members to participate in. You commit to six weeks, 30 minutes a day, five days a week! We’ll provide you with virtual content through Live and On-Demand fitness classes, as well as inspirational emails to keep you engaged, motivated, and strong. Register now for FREE and share with your friends! Registration is open through the first week of February!
Donate to the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA
Make a financial contribution to the YMCA and help us sustain the YMCA's impact in Bay County and the surrounding community for years to come. Please join us in donating towards our Mission: Forward campaign and help us reach our goal of raising $300,000. Your tax-deductible donation will help us run the programming that our community has relied on: Before and After School Care, Childcare, Swim Lessons, Emergency Food Box Deliveries, Group Exercise, Sports Camps and Leagues. It will also help us pay for annual facility costs and utilities.
Donate Now!

Free YMCA Membership for UnitedHealthcare® Medicare Plan Holders

UnitedHealthcare® Medicare plan holders are eligible to join our YMCA at no cost thanks to the Renew Active program. If you are currently enrolled in what was formally our AARP membership program, you are automatically enrolled in the Renew Active program at our YMCA. We encourage you to check your status and join now!

Open Spots in Childcare!

Our Childcare has some open spots! Send your children to the YMCA and watch them grow, learn, and thrive through our creative curriculum. Learn more about our quality care on our website, and contact Wendy Plewa, Childcare Director, at or 989.778.3470 to reserve your spot today.
24/7 Fitness Update
24/7 Fitness is truly available around the clock! We have reserved this room as an added comfort for our senior members and members who are immunocompromised during these regular business hours:
  • Monday - Friday | 5AM-4PM
  • Saturday | 7AM-2PM 
From 4PM-7PM Monday through Friday, all members ages 18 and older are welcome to use the 24/7 Fitness area, as well as make a reservation online for after-hours use whenever we are closed. Make sure you have received after hours access before making a reservation!
PLEASE remember to wear an appropriate face covering while exercising in the 24/7, even during after-hours, bring a water bottle, and please refrain from visiting 24/7 if you are feeling ill.
Personal Training
Team up with one of our trainers and squash your goals this year! We offer rates for seniors, one-hour, and 30-minute sessions. To get started, visit this page and complete the Personal Trainer Request form. Once our team receives it, we will pair you up with your trainer and you'll be able to schedule your first session!
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Member of the Month

Kathy Hamme
"I learned to swim at our Y back in the '60s; swimming has always been a huge part of my life. I am beyond grateful for our beautiful facility. The pool is my sanctuary, especially during these difficult times. I am also very thankful for the very wonderful staff who keep the Y safe and clean."

Employee of the Month

Shaila Heeney
Aquatics Staff
"What I like most about working at the Y is all of the great networking opportunities I have within the facility. Along with creating great bonds with such wonderful members and employees!"
Monday - Friday 5AM-7PM
Saturday 7AM-2PM

24/7 Fitness Access available to all qualifying members by reservation.
225 Washington Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708
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