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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

December 3, 2022 8:00 AM

Krueger Reindeer Romp 5K

at Harris YMCA

Fun, healthy 5K run for the whole family!

December 17, 2022 8:00 AM

FROSTY 5K

at Lincoln County Family YMCA

Run/Walk through beautiful downtown Lincolnton to the festive finish line. There's holiday fun for the whole family!

December 17, 2022 10:30 AM

THE NUTCRACKER

at Halton Theatre | CPCC

Enjoy a family-friendly performance of this holiday favorite presented by the Harris YMCA Dance Company.
Benefiting Y Readers

April 21, 2023 8:30 AM

20th Annual Clay Shoot

at Meadow Wood Farms

The 20th Annual Clay Shoot will be held on April 21, 2023 at Meadow Wood Farm in Lancaster, South Carolina. Join more than 200 sharp shooters to support a critical cause.
Partnering For A Better Us

April 24, 2023 8:00 AM

YMCA Golfing For Good Tournament

at Carolina Golf Club

Compete in the Childress Klein YMCA's annual Golfing For Good Tournament to benefit kids and families who need us most.
Partnering For A Better Us

May 8, 2023 8:00 AM

Sunny Harris Hutchinson Memorial Golf Tournament

at Providence Country Club

Compete in the Harris YMCA's annual golf tournament to benefit kids and families who need us most.
YMCA Race Series

May 20, 2023 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
Partnering For A Better Us

June 5, 2023 8:00 AM

Morrison Family YMCA Golf Tournament

at Ballantyne Country Club

Compete in the Morrison Family YMCA's 22nd annual golf tournament to benefit kids and families who need us most.
Partnering For A Better Us

August 7, 2023 8:00 AM

Titus L. Ivory Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament

at McCrorey YMCA

Compete in the McCrorey YMCA's annual golf tournament to benefit kids and families who need us most.
YMCA Race Series

September 9, 2023 8:00 AM

C2 OBSTACLE TRAIL RUN

at Camp Thunderbird

Challenge yourself mentally and physically through our annual obstacle course race

December 2, 2022 7:00 PM

Rudolph - Theatre Production

at Ballantyne Arts Center

The holiday classic soars off the screen in this Broadway Junior musical adaptation of the beloved television special. Filled with holiday hits like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "A Holly Jolly Christmas," Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr. features all of your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Show times: Friday 12/2 at 7pm Saturday 12/3 at 3pm & 7pm Sunday 12/4 at 1pm & 5pm

December 3, 2022 3:00 PM

Rudolph - Theatre Production

at Ballantyne Arts Center

The holiday classic soars off the screen in this Broadway Junior musical adaptation of the beloved television special. Filled with holiday hits like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "A Holly Jolly Christmas," Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr. features all of your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Show times: Friday 12/2 at 7pm Saturday 12/3 at 3pm & 7pm Sunday 12/4 at 1pm & 5pm

December 3, 2022 4:00 PM

Paint Your Own Pottery - Rudolph

at Ballantyne Arts Center - Art Room

Put your personal touch on a piece of pottery! A Professional Teaching Artist will guide you through the process. Pieces are fired in the kiln and ready for pick-up in 2 weeks or less. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pottery selection includes plate, mug, piggy bank and more! Pre-registration is required.

December 4, 2022 12:00 PM

Paint Your Own Pottery - Holiday

at Ballantyne Arts Center - Art Room

Put your personal touch on a piece of pottery! A Professional Teaching Artist will guide you through the process. Pieces are fired in the kiln and ready for pick-up in 2 weeks or less. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pottery selection includes plate, mug, piggy bank and more! Pre-registration is required.

December 4, 2022 1:00 PM

Rudolph - Theatre Production

at Ballantyne Arts Center

The holiday classic soars off the screen in this Broadway Junior musical adaptation of the beloved television special. Filled with holiday hits like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "A Holly Jolly Christmas," Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr. features all of your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Show times: Friday 12/2 at 7pm Saturday 12/3 at 3pm & 7pm Sunday 12/4 at 1pm & 5pm

December 5, 2022 10:00 AM

Live Story Time - DINO-Mite!

at Ballantyne Arts Center

Join us at the Ballantyne Arts Center for a family friendly event that engages imaginations of all ages. Lead by Professional Teaching Artists, we will feature a live reading and performance from selected story books along with a sensory-rich visual art experience. Themes change monthly. Registration required for both adult and child.

December 5, 2022 10:30 AM

Paint Your Own Pottery - Holiday

at Ballantyne Arts Center - Art Room

Put your personal touch on a piece of pottery! A Professional Teaching Artist will guide you through the process. Pieces are fired in the kiln and ready for pick-up in 2 weeks or less. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pottery selection includes plate, mug, piggy bank and more! Pre-registration is required.

December 16, 2022 6:00 PM

Musical Theatre Movie Night - Cats

at Ballantyne Arts Center

Join us at the Ballantyne Arts Center for a Musical Theatre Movie Night! Our black box theatre will be transformed into a “at home movie theatre” featuring a big screen, blankets, pillows, and bean bags for everyone to get cozy (and don’t forget about the snacks)! This event is the perfect opportunity for our young thespians to connect outside of school and rehearsal while still expanding their knowledge of musical theatre. This event is designed to give everyone a chance to connect with their friends while also engaging in the arts. Musicals will change monthly.

December 19, 2022 10:00 AM

Live Story Time - North Pole

at Ballantyne Arts Center

Join us at the Ballantyne Arts Center for a family friendly event that engages imaginations of all ages. Lead by Professional Teaching Artists, we will feature a live reading and performance from selected story books along with a sensory-rich visual art experience. Themes change monthly. Registration required for both adult and child.