100 Mill Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601
CLOSED: Major Holidays &
The YMCA of Ross County will be hosting its fourth annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, July 11th. The event will be located in the lower parking lot of the Y, in Yoctangee Park in Chillicothe. We invite you to share your finest “trucks” for children in the community to enjoy!
Touch-a-Truck is an opportunity for children to see and touch a host of unique and exciting vehicles.
Schedule of Events
10am: Gates Open.
10:15am: Pound™ demonstration led by Jeanne Meyer.
11am: Gymnastics Team performance.
Also: Face-Painting, Bounce House, Food and More!
Touch-A-Truck is a free event for families and the community to enjoy. We will be accepting donations at the gate for Y Community Initiatives, which provides education and wellness programming
Youth Summer Basketball League
Our Youth Summer Basketball League for kids in Ross County and surrounding areas.
This is a competitive league meant to get kids game experience. Kids of all skills levels are welcome but practice time will be limited.
Registration: June 1st - July 17th, 2015
Player evaluations: July 20th
Evaluations will take place on Monday, July 20th. Grades 3-5 will be evaluated from 6:00-7:00 pm. Grades 6-8 will be evaluated from 7:00-8:00 pm. Evaluations may include some drills but mostly open gym games for coaches to evaluate players. All players are encouraged to attend so we evenly match teams.
Game Days: Monday Evenings
Teams will be assembled and players will be contacted before Friday, July 24th
Game Schedule: July 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (6 weeks total)
Grades 3-5 (Grade child will be in NEXT school year)
**Age divisions could change based on enrollment
**Special team request for siblings only**
Members: $30 Non-Members $50
Cost includes t-shirt
Youth Volleyball Camp
Boys and Girls in Grades 3-6
Registration deadline: July 22nd (July. 13th to guarantee shirt)
This 2 day camp will teach and develop the skills used in volleyball that include passing, setting, serving, hitting and defense along with volleyball concepts related to offense and defensive strategy.
Instructor: Chelsey Jones
July 24 - 6-7:30 pm
July 25 - 10 am -12 pm
Cost: $30 for Members $45 for Non Members (T-shirt included)
Summer Camp 2015
Winter is in the rearview mirror and it's time to start thinking about summer!
Summer camp 2015 has a fun-filled summer planned for children ages 3 to 14, with field trips across the area. From Aha! Children's Museum to COSI, the Columbus Zoo to several Ohio State Parks, this summer will be full of learning and fun.
Want the latest YMCA news?
Looking for the most up-to-date information on programs, special events and happenings at the YMCA of Ross County? Visit our Facebook page for all the information you're looking for.
If you're a parent in preschool, after-school or gymnastics, we also have groups on Facebook for all of your child's learning and fun here at the Y. Contact your program director for access.
Register for Preschool 2015-16
It's time to register your child for the YMCA Preschool for next school year.
Children who will be 3 years or older, potty trained and not yet enrolled in kindergarten are eligible. Our state-licensed program is rooted in the concept that learning and play are interconnected. We provide a safe, engaging and consistent environment for all children.
We utilize the Creative Curriculum for preparing children for Kindergarten. The program is available year-round. The full-day program is from 9:00am to 3:00pm, with latchkey available beginning at 6:15am and ending at 6:00pm.
2015 Annual Report
The 2015 Annual Report is online. The report shares the highlights, challenges and progress of the YMCA of Ross County. From Touch a Truck to YBL, we share photos of the accomplishments of our members and friends.
We celebrate the 1105 hours of volunteer time. We're proud of the 175 families who had access to the Y thanks to our PACE Scholarship program. We reflect on our joy about the 201 children who learned to swim and the 350 children who played youth basketball. All of these details and more can be found in our annual report.
British Soccer Camp Returning June 15th-19th
YMCA of Ross County is pleased to announce another year of partnership with Challenger Sports, providers of the USA’s most popular soccer camp, to host the week long British Soccer camp during the week of June 15th- 19th at YMCA Ross County Fields.
The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs. Challenger will hold over 3,800 British Soccer Camps this summer and will coach over 150,000 players between the ages of 3 and 18, as well as completing FREE coach education clinics for over 40,000 parents and coaches.
My Y is Now Every Y
Now, full facility / full privilege YMCA members have the flexibility to use all other YMCA facilities throughout Ohio! Simply present your active YMCA membership card and photo ID at any Ohio YMCA and enjoy free access!
Some restrictions apply, so please contact Member Services for more program details!
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