Greenwich YMCA Holds Sneak Peek of Y Play, Lego Room During Holiday Stroll Weekend

Y Members Sam and Bronwyn Wilson participate in Youth Lego Builds during Family Fun Night at the Greenwich YMCA

The Greenwich YMCA is getting ready to unveil their new youth program space, “Y PLAY,” just in time for the Holiday Stroll Weekend.

On December 2 and 3 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, families with children age 3-10, are welcomed to participate in festive activities like Holiday Lego Builds, Candy Cane Crush and a “North Pole” Toddler Run.

All the fun takes place in the new 3,000 square foot space, outfitted with a tumble room, LEGO room, music room and art room.

“Our goal was to design a program space that supported free play and a child’s creative mind,” said Heather Brown, Director of Programs. “Our children are on an academic fast track today and there is so much to learn
from free, exploratory play.”

New Y Play Winter season programs include LEGO group builds, children’s yoga, cooking classes, puppet workshops, and Imagination Playground’s big blue blocks.

A monthly calendar of open programs, classes, special events and workshops is available for members and non-members. To sign up for notifications and alerts, visit greenwichymca.org.

Founded in 1916, the YMCA is the largest community-based membership organization in Greenwich. Part of a well-known YMCA national network, the Greenwich Y has over 5000 members and growing. Its programs
in healthy living and youth development seek to serve and to nurture the potential of everyone in our community, whether or not they have the ability to pay for its programs.

To learn more about the YMCA of Greenwich, membership and its numerous wellness programs, visit: www.greenwichymca.org.


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