Kids day at the Y

Kid's day at the Y is hosted annually by the YMCA and sponsored by The Shelby Foundation on President's Day. This event was designed to provide the youth of Shelby with a positive and safe environment during a day off school. They have the opportunity to participate in open swim, open gym, crafts, food, and movie time.  This event is free and open to all kindergarten - 8th graders from 10:00am-3:00pm. Space is limited to 50 children and pre-registration is required by calling 419-347-1312. 

2022 Date TBD

Easter Egg Hunt

A carnival style event with games, prizes, and candy. Come get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny and have an experience you will never forget. The Easter Egg Hunt is an event where we partner with a local church and business to help coordinate a fun and exciting event for the families of Shelby. Click here to learn more.

2022 Date TBD

Dance Recital

Our dance program hosts a three-day performance at the Shelby High School P.A.C. to cap off a wonderful year of dance. The performers will show off their dancing talents to the public.


A Virtual Run to Remember
Click HERE for specific virtual event information. 

This year, our Run to Remember will definitely be one to remember! In order to keep everyone as safe as possible, this year’s race will be a virtual run! Together, we can still honor the memories of the fallen heroes on Memorial Day. The Shelby YMCA will provide you with everything you need for the best race day experience possible. In order to receive your Run to Remember items before the race, you must sign up by  Monday, May 3rd 2021. Please find more information at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Shelby/ARunToRemember

Price: 5K and 10K (run/walk) - $35 Kid’s Fun Run (1mi.) - $20
Location: Your favorite running route!
Time: Anytime over the holiday weekend!

May 28-May 31

Lukes Houser 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Join us at the Shelby YMCA for a 3-on-3 basketball tournament to honor the life of Lukes Houser, a Y team member gone too soon. All proceeds from the event will go towards our Open Doors Scholarship program in Lukes' memory to help families and individuals in need. The 2020 3-on-3 tournament date will be determined later this year.

2021 Date TBD


Triathlon / Duathlon

Our annual Triathlon is a competitive event where racers will compete in three areas. It is a 500-meter swim, a 12-mile bike ride, and a 3.4-mile run. The Duathlon is a 1-mile run, a 12-mile bike, followed by a 3.4-mile run. This event is designed to test your spirit, mind, and body through vigorous activity. 



August 14, 2021

Fall Craft Show 

Join us for our annual Fall Craft Show at the Shelby YMCA. We are thrilled to bring this event with AMAZING vendors to the Shelby community. Kick off the fall season and do some early Christmas shopping! Complete your passport and qualify to win one of our grand prizes. Don't miss this unique opportunity to find  one-of-kind pieces for your home! Interested in being a vendor? Print off a registration form and submit to the YMCA today. 

October 9, 2021

Trunk or Treat

Come to our annual spooktacular event to celebrate Halloween. A safe and fun family environment to come together and stuff your belly full of candy! We ask local businesses and families to open their trunks and decorate them in our parking lot for a chance at the grand prize. Participants will then circle the pavement and gather as much candy as possible to satisfy their sweet tooth. 

You can print off a registration form HERE

Please return completed forms to Shane in person or via email at smyers@shelbyymca.org

2021 Date TBD

Veterans Breakfast 

The Shelby YMCA is hosting a FREE breakfast honoring those who have served in our military, both past and present. Thank you to those who have served our country. The Veterans Breakfast is sponsored by Park National Bank and Matthew Trittschuh Insurance Agency. 

2021 Date TBD


John Gurney Turkey Trot

Our annual Thanksgiving day Turkey Trot is held in honor of John Gurney. John Gurney left a tremendous impact on the Shelby Community with his generous spirit of giving. What started as a morning run with a few friends has become a community run inspired to donate cereal boxes to the Shelby helpline. The run starts at the Shelby YMCA where you can drop off your cereal box donation and start your run. There is NO registration fee or process, just show up and enjoy the morning before the afternoon feast! 

November 25, 2021

at 8:00 AM

Breakfast with Santa 

Our BRAND NEW Christmas event for ages 2-10 years old is HERE!!! We are so excited to bring the Shelby community a family friendly and safe environment to see Santa Clause and celebrate the gift of Jesus. We will have a variety of Christmas themed activities such as Story time, Crafts, Coloring, Photo Booth, Letters to Santa, AND a DONUT breakfast! One Child is equivalent to one spot, each child may be accompanied by up to 3 adults. There are only 50 spots available so hurry in! FREE registration is REQUIRED. Register at They Y or call 419-347-1312 to register your spot today.

2021 Date TBD

YMCA Weight Loss Challenge

The Weight Loss Challenge is back! We believe weight loss is not just about dropping pounds; it's about changing your lifestyle. Throughout this 8-week journey, you will be given a habit challenge each week. Points are awarded for completing habit challenges, visiting the YMCA, and participating in YMCA fitness classes. Prizes will go to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers. There are two categories up for grabs: 1.) Percentage of weight lost, and 2.) Participation points. NOW is the time to kick old habits and get moving. 

Registration opens February 15th and ends March 22nd.

Cost for members: $40.00

Cost for Non-Members: $70.00 

*Non-Members will receive access to the YMCA throughout this 8-week program.*



Join us for the Shelby YMCA and Mansfield Area Y combined golf outing at Westbrook Country Club on Wednesday, May 19. All proceeds benefit the respective YMCA’s Annual Campaign and Open Doors Scholarship Program. For golf outing information, to register, or sponsor, please contact Sara Baker; sbaker@mansfieldy.org 419-522-3511 EXT 260.

When: May 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Where: Westbrook Country Club

May 19