Social Activities

Friends are good for your physical and mental well-being! Social Activities at the Y bring people together over a common interest or activity to build new friendships.

Active Older Adult Choir Drop-in Class

The Active Older Adult Choir is your chance to gain a new appreciation for music and sense of community. Participants will learn skills such as diction, breathing techniques, and proper enunciation needed to create a joyful noise. There will be opportunities to perform for YMCA members as well as in the community. All ages and skill levels are welcome.


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Active Older Adults Activities Drop-in Class

Connect with fellow Active Older Adults and meet new friends in a small group setting.

Active Older Adults Bingo Ages 18+ | Drop-in Class

Have fun playing BINGO! 

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Active Older Adults Cards and Coffee Drop-in Class

Challenge others to friendly games of hearts, bridge, cribbage, and other card games while meeting new people and enjoying a great cup of coffee.
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Active Older Adults Craft Project Registration Required

Craft class designed specifically for active older adults!

Active Older Adults Fellowship and Coffee Drop-in Class

Enjoy a cup of coffee and great conversation as you make new friends in a relaxed small group setting.

Active Older Adults Orientation Drop-in Class

At your Gordon Family YMCA, we provide programs for all to build a healthier spirit, mind, and body. We are here to support you on your health, exercise, and wellness journey! Join us at one of our Active Older Adults Orientations to learn about how our programs can help you live a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Active Older Adults Potluck Drop-in Class

Good food and friends — they just seem to go together. Bring a friend and a dish to share. Potlucks are held monthly.

Adaptive Games Drop-in Class

Children engage in activities that challenge and expand their current abilities. Games range from simple sensory play (i.e. sensory bins) to more challenging activities involving teamwork, gross and fine motor skills, imagination and, concentration.
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Awareness Hour Drop-in Class

Learn from experts about a variety of health and wellness topics and come away with an improved understanding of exercise, nutrition, safety, healthy aging, and more.

Bible Study Drop-in Class

Be equipped for the challenges of daily living as you meet with other members for a non-denominational, faith-based hour of biblical study, prayer, and fellowship.

Book Club Drop-in Class

Come together to discuss books and the reading experience with fellow literature lovers. Book clubs meet regularly to talk about selected titles.

Community Prayer Group Drop-in Class

Join us for a time of fellowship and prayer. This is a drop-in time to pray for our community, our YMCA, and anything that is on our hearts and minds. All are welcome.
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Family Nights Other

Our monthly family events encourage families to have fun together. Family Nights are free and open to the public.
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Game Club Drop-in Class

Come hang out and play games with YMCA staff and fellow YMCA members! Open to all ages and skill levels. Chess, scrabble, card games and more are provided. Feel free to bring a game or a snack to share.

Location | Tacoma Center Cafe

Contact Information | | (253) 460-8867

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Hiking Other

Join a small group to explore scenic trails throughout the Puget Sound area. No previous hiking experience is necessary.
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Knitting Drop-in Class

Grab your knitting needles and yarn to learn the knitting basics, including long-tail cast-on and purl stitches.

Let's Go Hiking Other

Twenty-two Active Older Adults enjoyed the first hike of the season on the Clark’s Creek Trail.  The weather was perfect and everyone had a great time! Join us for our upcoming hikes!

Parent Night Out Registration Required

Parents get a night out while the Y offers safe, evening care. Children participate in activities designed to promote social interaction and cooperation.

Parties and Events Registration Required

Want to celebrate your child's birthday in a special way? Have a Y party! We offer several options for children of all ages.

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Senior Activities Ages 18+ | Drop-in Class

Games and activities for seniors. Enjoy our potluck, game day, healthy living day and more. 

Sensory Films Drop-in Class

Enjoy movie showings for children, adults, and their families living with autism or other special needs. We visit local movie theaters for special screenings where the lights are turned up and the sound is turned down. Participants have the opportunity to get up, dance, walk, shout, or sing during the film.

Teen Time Drop-in Class

During Teen Time, the Teen Center is dedicated to our 12-18 year olds. The Teen Center is staffed at this time.

Virtual Campfire Drop-in Class

Join us for camp songs and dance!

Walk and Talk Drop-in Class

Join other Active Older Adult members for our monthly walk. A different walk and location will be scheduled every month. Members and community members are welcome to participate.
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Walking Group Other

"Meeting up with friends, or making new ones by getting to know others as you walk, is a great way to take the hard work out of working out. On days when you don’t feel like working out and might opt out if it was just you, the idea that you’re going to catch up on the latest with a walking buddy may help get you out and moving."

- Martica Heaner, Ph.D. Behavioral nutritionist and exercise physiologist Author of Cross-Training for Dummies Come

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Women's Wellness Weekend Other

A weekend of instructional classes at YMCA Camp Seymour including yoga, arts and crafts, kayaking, archery, and climbing designed to help women grow in mind and body.

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Youth Time Drop-in Class