Group Interests

Group Interests

Are you looking to enhance your membership experience? We offer many options for you to connect with others. Join one of our interest groups to share your talents and skills, or discover a new hobby.

The Y is dedicated to connecting members to our mission and cause, deepening relationships and connections, and building community within our interest groups, and programs.

 

 

Bible Study

Eastside Family Y
10/4/22 - 12/31/99
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**BIBLE STUDY GROUP WILL BE ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER. WE WILL RETURN ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6**

The YMCA’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

 

Come nourish your spirit at our non-denominational Bible Study led by Gary Foster.

DAY: Wednesdays

TIME: 12:30 pm

PLACE: Eastside YMCA Lobby

 

No registration required. Questions? Please contact Karen McLellan at [email protected] or 814-899-9622 ext 240


Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/04/22 - 12/31/99
Registration
Closed

Communi-Tea

Glenwood Park
8/23/22 - 12/31/24
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Find What Fills Your Cup

When we can find a connection with others, we are strengthening our minds and spirits. Gather with us on Tuesdays. We invite you to bring and share your favorite tea and or treat. We’ll share an inspirational message.

 

 


Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/23/22 - 12/31/24
Fireside Lounge - Tu - 10:00 am - 2 hrs
Registration
Closed

Craft Corner

Eastside Family Y
4/21/23 - 12/31/28
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Are you a crafter? Whether you’re a beginner or more seasoned, we’d love to craft and chat with you at our Craft Corner. Bring your own, or we will have supplies for a seasonal craft.

 

DAY: Third Friday of the month

TIME: 2 – 4 pm

PLACE: Lobby or GE Multipurpose Room

Facilitated by Silver Sneakers instructor Pam Caswell

 

Questions? Please contact Pam at 814-899-96222


Available Sessions

Date(s)
04/21/23 - 12/31/28
Th
Registration
Closed

Day Trippers

All Locations
6/26/24 - 6/26/24
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Want to get away for the day? Join your Y friends for a little time away.

 

June 26 – Ohio Trip – $197 for members, $215 for non-members. Includes Coach bus, entrance to all attractions (Castle Noel, Stan Hywet Hall, Akron Glass Blowers, Don Drumm gallery), lunch at Miss Molly’s Tea Room, and dinner at Menches Brothers Restaurant and Pub, plus gratuities.

See flyer for trip details and registration info. Registration will be through Debbie’s Detours. Email Debbie at [email protected]  or call 814-450-6913.

Registration and payment due by May 15.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/26/24
Depart from and Return to Eastside YMCA Parking Lot - We - 7:15 am - 14 hrs
Registration
Closed

Page Turners Book Club

Glenwood Park
5/23/24 - 5/23/24
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Engage with Others and Exercise Your Mind.

Share your passion for reading at the Y’s Page Turners Book Club by participating in fun and lively discussions of the group’s selected book. There MAY be copies of the books that will be discussed at the Membership Desk, BUT THIS IS NOT A GUARANTEE. Books are also available at the library and for purchase on Amazon.

 


Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/23/24
Women in White Coats - Th - 11:30 am - 1 hr, 30 mins
Registration
Closed

Talk To The Hand: Beginner Sign Language

Eastside Family Y
6/5/24 - 6/26/24
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Join us as we learn beginner sign language as a group through videos and personal instruction. Facilitated by YMCA staff.

Registration is requested.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
5/20/24 10/31/25 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/05/24
Beginner Session 1 - We - 10:00 am - 1 hr
Register  
06/12/24
Beginner Session 2 - We - 10:00 am - 1 hr
Registration
will open on
05/27/2024
06/19/24
Beginner Session 3 - We - 10:00 am - 1 hr
Registration
will open on
06/03/2024
06/26/24
Beginner Session 4 - We - 10:00 am - 1 hr
Registration
will open on
06/10/2024

The Crafty Crew

Glenwood Park
1/1/22 - 12/31/24
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We invite you to share your talents! Whether you knit, stitch, crochet, or quilt, ALL are welcome!

 


Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/01/22 - 12/31/24
Ann's Gathering Place (Lower Lobby) - Tu,Th - 10:00 am - 3 hrs
Registration
Closed

The Y Walkers

Eastside Family Y
3/2/23 - 3/31/99
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Let’s lace up your sneakers and hit the trails together. Walkers of all fitness levels welcome!

We’ll be walking indoors in inclement weather, and outside the Y when weather permits. Those who join will receive notification about Saturday morning walks around the area, and team walks like Highmark Walk For A Healthy Community. Non-members are welcome (registration with photo ID required), except for water walking.

Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 am – 9:00 am, meet at Eastside Y

Water Walkers: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00pm – 3:00pm in the small pool

Saturdays  – 11:00am – Noon, starting April 6

 

Looking for  different time offerings? Let us know! Please contact Karen at [email protected] or call 814-899-9622 ext 3240


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
3/2/23 3/3/33 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
03/02/23 - 03/31/99
Register your email for updates on times and locations - Tu,Th,Sa - 1 hr
Register  

Weekend Ping Pong

Eastside Family Y
3/2/23 - 12/31/99
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People of all ages love ping pong. So whether you’re a couple pickleballers without a court, or a parent looking for some family fun for all ages, come on in to Eastside Y Friday on the weekend (Friday evening through Sunday afternoon) and ask the front desk for some table time. Tables and nets are set up, paddles and balls are available so no need to bring your own.

Check with staff for availability. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
03/02/23 - 12/31/99
Registration
Closed