Y Special Events









Indoor Farmer's Market

The Indoor Farmer's Market will be open all winter at the Y.  Vendors will vary from week to week offering varieties of organic apples, eggs, honey, jams, jellies, pickles, salsa, bread, bakery goods, cheese, microgreens, pumpkins, squash, brussel sprouts, broccoli, tomatoes, beets, carrots and various other vegetables. In addition handmade soaps, felled soaps, lotions, lip balms and salves are for sale.

Hot Chocolate Snow Bash

Families are invited to the Third Annual YMCA Hot Chocolate Snow Bash on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 5:30-7:30PM. This event features live music by the TuneSmith Academy Bands. The TuneSmith Academy is a group of middle school and high school students that form rock-n-roll bands, practice and perform for your enjoyment. Hot chocolate and other refreshments will be served. Entry cost is free for Snowman Making Contest participants, $10.00 per member family and $20.00 per general public family.


Father Daughter Dance

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Hodag Banquet Center
Make it a night to remember!
This magical night is dedicated to Dads and Daughters.
The evening will feature a delicious catered dinner,
dancing, crafts and games.






Teen Character

The Teen Character Awards Banquet, held Monday, April 10, 2017,
recognizes teens in the tri-county that display honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility while making a difference in someone's life. Nominees must be between ages 12 and 18, enrolled in the current year of school and reside in Oneida, Vilas, Forest or Northern Lincoln County.

Teachers, counselors, coaches, neighbors, family and friends are just a few examples of individuals who are encouraged to nominate teens to receive a YMCA Character Award. Nomination Form

Pirates in the Pool
Friday, April 28, 2017




Healthy Kids Day

Saturday, April 29, 2017
FREE to everyone! 
Face painting, demonstrations, giveaways, activities.  Fun for the whole family!










Denim and Diamonds Board Event

The Third Annual The Denim and Diamonds Board Event will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Rosewood Barn.  The evening will include heavy appetizers, cash bar, raffles and a live auction.  A 50/50 cash raffle with a chance to win up to $2,500 and chances to win three beautiful Wickersham Jewelry necklaces will be some of the event highlights.

50/50 raffle tickets are available to purchase for $10 from YMCA Board of Directors and at the front desk in the Welcome Center.  You do not need to be present to win!


Golf Scramble

  July 2017 - 9:00AM Shotgun Start
  Pinewood Country Club
  A great day of golf and fun!
  $85 per person
 Includes green fees, cart, Mexican Buffet, prizes, 4 Person Scramble
  Foley's Lift Golf Ball Drop-50/50 raffle tickets $10 each.
  Benefits the Annual Support Campaign






Hodag Run and Kids Chase the Hodag

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Hodag Park, Rhinelander
Celebrating 11 Years!
This event is a 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Superior Diesel, 10K Run Sponsored by Habush, Habush & Rottier, S.C., Half Marathon sponsored by Nicolet National Bank and Kids Chase the Hodag sponsored by Kiwanis. 
The races will start at the beach house located at Hodag Park in Rhinelander.  Race start times include Half Marathon at 8:00AM, 5K at 9:00AM and Kids Run at 10:15AM.  Registration forms and course map are available at the YMCA of the Northwoods.  Participants registered by June 10 will be guaranteed a race t-shirt.  Age bracket medals will be awarded.  Kiwanis Kids Chase the Hodag is FREE to ages 12 and under.  The first 200 children will receive a free race t-shirt.

Race Start Times:  Half Marathon 8:00AM, 10K 8:45AM, 5K 9:15AM, Kids Chase the Hodag 10:30AM.


Registration is open now!  Register Here  or at active.com.

Fall Plant Sale

Each Fall the YMCA Active Older Adults hold a plant sale to support Active Older Adult Scholarships and Programs.  Beautiful mums, asters and fall arrangements are sold.












"Not So Scary" Hallow
een Trail

October 20, 2017
Children trick or treat the Kiwanis Stoney Pines Trail at the Y
FREE to everyone!
The Kiwanis Stoney Pines Trail comes alive with 25 plus trick or treat sites.  Participants vote for their favorite site.  The winner receives a Y pool party.  Refreshments are served in the Y gymnasium.  It is a super fun day for everyone!














Pumpkin Splash


October 2017
5:00-7:00PM
Have a great time with family swimming and picking out your pumpkin in the pool. After picking the pumpkin of your choice, your next activity is to decorate your pumpkin so you can take it home and display it.


Family Holiday Celebration

December 2, 2016
5:30-7:30PM
Swim with Santa and his elves in the pool
Holiday craft and cookie decorating
Dominic the Donkey pinata
Gym games and bounce house
Soup Dinner





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