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Each year, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte hosts several community and corporate events with the purpose of celebrating, reflecting and raising support for our community. We hope you’ll consider joining us at one of our signature events!

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YMCA Race Series

January 1, 2020 1:00 AM

YMCA Race Series Package

at Association Office

Make Your Footprints Count
YMCA Race Series

September 26, 2020 8:00 AM

C2 OBSTACLE TRAIL RUN

at Camp Thunderbird

Overcoming Obstacles to Change Lives

October 7, 2020 8:30 AM

17th Annual Clay Shoot

at Meadow Wood Farms

Looking for a fun and unique way to give back? Mark your calendars for the 17th Annual YMCA of Greater Charlotte Clay Shoot benefiting Y Readers!
YMCA Race Series

October 31, 2020 7:30 AM

Run! Ballantyne 8K, 5K and Fun Run

at Sara's YMCA

Perfect for runners and walkers of all levels and ages – beginner to expert

November 12, 2020 6:30 PM

ALL IN FOR THE Y: A Virtual Evening of Impact

an Online Event

Find fellowship and help the Y meet essential needs for those who need us most. Donate and attend this virtual event to power our Back to School initiatives to ensure every child has access to the resources they need to reach their potential.
YMCA Race Series

December 5, 2020 8:00 AM

Krueger Reindeer Romp 5K

at Harris YMCA

Fun, healthy 5K run for the whole family!
YMCA Race Series

March 6, 2021 7:40 AM

Corporate Cup 5K, Half Marathon and Relay

at Corporate Cup Start Line - BB&T Park

In Uptown Charlotte | A Charlotte Tradition for over 40 Years
YMCA Race Series - Postponed until July 2021

July 1, 2021 7:00 AM

Tri! Ballantyne

at Morrison Family YMCA

Swim, Bike, Run

October 2, 2020 5:00 PM

October 2-4 Family Retreat Weekend

at Camp Harrison

Our weekend getaways will allow families to create lasting memories by participating in camp activities, relaxing by the campfire, and unplugging together. • Families will arrive Friday evening and check out on Sunday morning (there will also be a Thursday check-in option) • All meals will be provided from Friday supper thru Sunday breakfast (or Thursday supper thru Sunday breakfast for early check-ins) • Activities will include aerial adventure, climbing wall, fishing, hiking, target sports and more! • Pricing for family weekends: $800 for up to 8 people, which will reserve an entire cabin for 2 nights, or $1200 for 3 nights for up to 8 people. $100 for each additional person (over 8 staying in the cabin)

October 2, 2020 7:00 PM

Fall Camp Weekend

at Camp Thunderbird

Give your child a fall weekend to reunite with friends or try Overnight Camp for the first time at Camp Thunderbird! Ages 6-15. 7pm drop off, Friday. 12:30pm pick up, Sunday. Activities will include: Tennis, Putt-Putt, High ropes and Zip line, Archery, Riflery, Field Sports, Tree Climbing, Pony Rides, Pool, Tubing, Sailing and Canoeing/Kayaking (water activities if weather allows). Campers will get to experience the fun of evening programs and the character building of Cabin life. Campers are grouped by gender and age with a staff ratio of 1:6. For more information, call 704-716-4100 or campthunderbird@ymcacharlotte.org

October 9, 2020 7:00 PM

Camp Thunderbird Fall Family Camp

at Camp Thunderbird

Nearly two miles of shoreline on Lake Wylie provides an amazing backdrop for life-changing experiences. Our ultimate water playground has welcomed campers for over 80 years and has helped kids cultivate individual talents and skills like independence, self-discipline and empathy. We will continue that tradition this fall for both kids and their families. Join us for our fall family camp October 9-11. Friday through Sunday kids and adults alike will enjoy an adventure filled weekend packed with archery, ziplining, climbing, paddlesports, and more! Email Anna Mooney for details and registration information.

November 13, 2020 5:00 PM

November 13-15 Family Retreat Weekend

at Camp Harrison

Our weekend getaways will allow families to create lasting memories by participating in camp activities, relaxing by the campfire, and unplugging together. • Families will arrive Friday evening and check out on Sunday morning (there will also be a Thursday check-in option) • All meals will be provided from Friday supper thru Sunday breakfast (or Thursday supper thru Sunday breakfast for early check-ins) • Activities will include aerial adventure, climbing wall, fishing, hiking, target sports and more! • Pricing for family weekends: $800 for up to 8 people, which will reserve an entire cabin for 2 nights, or $1200 for 3 nights for up to 8 people. $100 for each additional person (over 8 staying in the cabin)