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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

June 12, 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

July 18, 2020 7:00 AM

Tri! Ballantyne

at Morrison Family YMCA

Swim, Bike, Run
YMCA Race Series

September 12, 2020 8:00 AM

C2 OBSTACLE TRAIL RUN

at Camp Thunderbird

Overcoming Obstacles to Change Lives

September 16, 2020 7:15 AM

YMCA Community Prayer Breakfast

at NASCAR Hall of Fame

The YMCA’s Community Prayer Breakfast is an annual event that convenes the greater Charlotte community for prayer and fellowship. Join us for an uplifting morning as we reflect on the power of prayer in our lives as individuals and as a community.
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
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

May 3, 2020 1:00 PM

Hemby Family Fun Days!

at Hemby Program Center

SUMMER FUN! Bring your family by every Sunday afternoon to enjoy our climbing towers*, fishing pond, sports, field games, ar-chery*, wooded hiking trails and much more! What a great way to get out of the house, get into nature and engage in family fun. *Activities subject to change.

May 6, 2020 5:30 PM

Outdoor Yoga

at Ayrsley Green

In an outdoor setting, bring a mat, find your Zen & unwind after a hard day’s work.

May 8, 2020 7:00 PM

Try-Out Camp

at Camp Thunderbird

Give your child the chance to try-out an overnight camp at Camp Thunderbird! Ages 6-12, May 8th-10th, 2020. Drop off at 7:00PM Friday, pick up at 12:30PM Sunday. Activities will include: Tennis, Digital Media, High Ropes and Zip Line, Archery, Riflery, Field Sports, and Canoeing/Kayaking. 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.

May 9, 2020 12:00 PM

May Mountain Madness Open House: Saturday May 9th

at Camp Harrison

Saturday May 9th: 12-4pm. Come explore all that Camp Harrison has to offer and get a taste of what it is like to spend a week with us during the summer! Lunch will be provided at noon in our Dining Hall followed by activities and campus tours from 1-4PM. The following activities will be available: zip line, climbing wall, mountain bounce, gagaball, target sports, boating (weather-permitting), hiking (on your own) and more. In addition, JUMP! of Boone will bring out their inflatables for even more family-friendly fun!

May 10, 2020 1:00 PM

Hemby Family Fun Days!

at Hemby Program Center

SUMMER FUN! Bring your family by every Sunday afternoon to enjoy our climbing towers*, fishing pond, sports, field games, ar-chery*, wooded hiking trails and much more! What a great way to get out of the house, get into nature and engage in family fun. *Activities subject to change.

May 10, 2020 1:00 PM

Try Camp Tour

at Camp Thunderbird - Duke Pavillion

Are you sending your kid(s) to try-out camp? Would you like to tour camp after you pick them up? Or maybe you just want to see what camp is all about and learn about our summer programs? Join us for our after try-out camp tour! See our cabins, dining hall, activity areas, meet our year-round staff team and learn all about our summer programming options! We look forward to seeing you there!

May 13, 2020 5:30 PM

Outdoor Yoga

at Ayrsley Green

In an outdoor setting, bring a mat, find your Zen & unwind after a hard day’s work.

May 15, 2020 6:30 PM

Friday Fun Gym

at Morrison Family YMCA - Gymnastics Center

Drop off your school-aged gymnast for a supervised time to practice their bar, beam, floor and vault skills or just play in our gymnastics studio with friends! All skill levels welcome.

May 17, 2020 1:00 PM

Hemby Family Fun Days!

at Hemby Program Center

SUMMER FUN! Bring your family by every Sunday afternoon to enjoy our climbing towers*, fishing pond, sports, field games, ar-chery*, wooded hiking trails and much more! What a great way to get out of the house, get into nature and engage in family fun. *Activities subject to change.

May 20, 2020 6:30 AM

Johnston YMCA Sunrise Yoga

at Johnston YMCA

Enjoy the beautiful Charlotte sunrise with other early risers and find your Zen before the day has officially begun! Johnston YMCA will be hosting Sunrise Yoga on the Lawn free for everyone. Bring your mats and be ready to free your mind before the work day begins. Namaste!

May 20, 2020 5:30 PM

Outdoor Yoga

at Ayrsley Green

In an outdoor setting, bring a mat, find your Zen & unwind after a hard day’s work.

May 22, 2020 5:00 PM

Memorial Day Weekend Family Camp Status:Waitlisted

at Camp Harrison

MAY 22-25: Camp Harrison Retreats allow families to unplug and spend time together. Camp Harrison staff handles all of the activity planning and meals, which gives families the freedom to relax, socialize, and grow closer together, while enjoying all of the exciting programs Camp Harrison has to offer!

May 24, 2020 1:00 PM

Hemby Family Fun Days!

at Hemby Program Center

SUMMER FUN! Bring your family by every Sunday afternoon to enjoy our climbing towers*, fishing pond, sports, field games, ar-chery*, wooded hiking trails and much more! What a great way to get out of the house, get into nature and engage in family fun. *Activities subject to change.

May 27, 2020 5:30 PM

Outdoor Yoga

at Ayrsley Green

In an outdoor setting, bring a mat, find your Zen & unwind after a hard day’s work.

May 31, 2020 1:00 PM

Hemby Family Fun Days!

at Hemby Program Center

SUMMER FUN! Bring your family by every Sunday afternoon to enjoy our climbing towers*, fishing pond, sports, field games, ar-chery*, wooded hiking trails and much more! What a great way to get out of the house, get into nature and engage in family fun. *Activities subject to change.

June 2, 2020 6:30 PM

Financial Peace Univeristy

at Brace Family YMCA

Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! Listen—there’s a better way! Join our Financial Peace University class, and we’ll learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future . . . together! Because of our relationship with FPU, class members get exclusive discounts on FPU materials when purchased through this unique class link. FPU.COM/1113165

June 3, 2020 5:30 PM

Outdoor Yoga

at Ayrsley Green

In an outdoor setting, bring a mat, find your Zen & unwind after a hard day’s work.

June 5, 2020 1:00 PM

Lion King Jr Theatre Performances

at Ballantyne Arts Center

The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale!

June 6, 2020 7:30 AM

Trail Run

at McDowell Nature Center and Preserve

Interested in running in the great outdoors? Join us each Saturday morning, starting June 6th, at McDowell Park for an outdoor trail run.

June 7, 2020 1:00 PM

Hemby Family Fun Days!

at Hemby Program Center

SUMMER FUN! Bring your family by every Sunday afternoon to enjoy our climbing towers*, fishing pond, sports, field games, ar-chery*, wooded hiking trails and much more! What a great way to get out of the house, get into nature and engage in family fun. *Activities subject to change.