Healthy Kids Day

Join us for Healthy Kids Day and the Wilderness Warrior Dash and Scavenger Hunt! Join us for this half day event at Barium Springs! We’ll start the day with the Wilderness Warrior Dash which will have kids completing obstacles that end in a giant foam pit slide. We’ll also have scavenger hunts and guided tours of our outdoor education center.

Saturday, April 28
Barium Springs Family YMCA
$15 for Wilderness Warrior Dash. All other events at no cost.


Child Watch

The YMCA offers Child Watch & Kids Gym to supervise children for free to members with household memberships while parents exercise.

Kids Gym


Elementary school kids, ages 6-11 yrs


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 5:00-7:30pm

Kids Gym is for members only. Activities will include physical activities in the gym or outside (weather permitting) and Wii in the Youth Center. Check the Welcome Center for a detailed schedule of daily activities.

Child Watch


6 weeks-5 years old


Mon-Thu: 8:30am-1:00pm & 4:30pm-7:30pm
Friday: 8:30am-1:00pm only
Saturday: 8:00am-12:00pm


(704) 873-9622

Because of an increase in reported food allergies and the time limits within Child Watch and Kids Gym, snacks are no longer allowed. Infants will still be bottled fed. This does not include special programs such as Kids Night Out. Thanks for your understanding and helping us keep children safe.


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