Events at the Y

Committed to Community

From time to time we host events at the Y that are connected to our mission to strengthen the community. You can find upcoming and past events listed below.

Join us for our Annual Meeting

Friday, June 16, 2023 from 8:30-9:30am


Icebreaker: Y School Age Director Tiffany Cross
Reading: Poet, Educator, Facilitator Rajnii Eddins
Remarks: Board Chair Katie Hawley and President/CEO Kyle Dodson
Featured Speaker: Therapist and Longtime Y Member Kevin Gallagher 

Light refreshments provided

Click here to RSVP 

Past Events, 2023

Kids Fest: Celebrating health and safety

A fun party combining New American Safety Festival and the Greater Burlington YMCA Healthy Kids Day

April 29, 10:00am – 1:00pm
at the Y, 298 College Street, Burlington VT

Tons of fun activities for kids: activity booklet, crafts, face painting, games, smoothie bikes
Free bicycle helmets and t-shirts (while they last, limited availability)
Family Fitness, Dance, and Yoga classes
Music with DJ Melo Grant, food provided from Harmony’s Kitchen, People’s Kitchen, Sherpa Kitchen, A Taste of Abyssinia
Interpreters available in MaiMai, Somali, Nepali, Swahili, Pashto, Vietnamese, Spanish, French, and ASL

Featuring these community partners:
Art from the Heart | Be Seat Smart | Be SMART for Kids | Burlington Lead Program | Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community | Champlain Valley Head Start | Community Health Centers of Burlington | Children’s Integrated Services | Chittenden County Sheriff’s Office | City Market | Dad Guild | Greater Burlington YMCA | Howard Center Early Childhood Program | Jennifer Riordan Foundation | Lets Grow Kids | Live Like Benjo Foundation | Local Motion | Monty Moose, Children’s Hospital Mascot | Northwest VT Regional Prevention Network | Old Spokes Home | Prevent Child Abuse Vermont | University of Vermont – Extension 4-H | UVM Medical Center Employee Wellness | Vermont Department of Health | Vermont Green FC | Vermont Lake Monsters | Vermont Safe Sleep Committee – SafeKids

Kids Fest 2023 Hosts:
The Greater Burlington YMCA, SafeKids Vermont, and The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital

Kids Fest 2023 Sponsors:
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, and NorthCountry Federal Credit Union

Community Mural Project with Juniper Creative

Thank you to all who participated in the creation of our community mural — including youth brainstorming participants, art-makers from preschoolers to seniors, and Juniper Creative, LLC. Please stop by our Y at 298 College Street to see the completed mural in our lobby conference room!

Learn more about Juniper Creative at