Summer Membership Special-May 26th to 31st ONLY!

Join Us. You Already Belong.

Announcing the Summer Membership Special at the Y

Start your Y membership anytime May-26-31 and we’ll waiver your Joiner Fee.

You get:

  • A Family Friendly Environment

No Membership Contracts

  • Group Fitness Classes

Wellness Center with Cardio & Strength Training Eqipment

  • KID CARE Babysitting Service

Pool, Hot Tub & Sauna

  • Friendly Staff Ready to Help YOU meet your GOALS!

Stop by the Mesabi Family YMCA – 8367 Unity Drive – Virginia/Mt. Iron

Questions? Call us 749-8020

adult members

Paint & Pinot- A FUN-raiser!

Join us at the Nichols Town Hall for the Paint & Pinot Fundraiser…Follow step-by-step instruction by a professional artist and leave with your own masterpiece!

This special evening will be held at the Nichols Town Hall on Thursday, June 11-6pm to 9pm (doors open at 5:30pm)

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


Here’s how to register:

  • In person at the Y: 8367 Unity Drive-Virginia/Mt. Iron
  • By Phone: 749-8020
  • Online:

Registration is $45 per person and  includes:

  • Painting supplies
  • Artist Instruction
  • Light Appetizers
  • Cash Bar (wine & beer) will be available

*About the Artist…Spencer Hahne is a Minnesota artist and graduate of the University of Minnesota in graphic design.  Spencer has worked as a freelance artist and art instructor for the last 10 years.  He has exhibited in art shows and galleries throughout the Midwest and Argentina.

Proceeds from this event benefit the Mesabi Family YMCA.

Junior Lifeguard Program

Learning to Lifeguard Today…Saving Lives Tomorrow

Train as a Team

Learn Lifesaving Skills

Exciting Field Trips to Lakes and Water Parks


Open to 12 – 15 year olds who can complete the following swim requirements: 50 yards Front Crawl. 50 yards Breaststroke, Tread Water 2 minutes, Submerge & Dive 7 feet underwater.



June 15 – 26, Monday – Friday  8:00 – 11:30am

Summer Program Fee: $200

Registration deadline is May 20.

Download the Summer Junior Lifeguard Program Parent & Participant Handbook here.

Summer 2015 Swim Lessons Registration Begins June 1st

Get the kids ready for the lake and pool by registering for Summer Swim Lessons at the Y!

Lessons will be running June through August-Classes offered based on student numbers and instructor availability!

Registration will be ONLINE ONLY! Please see our Swim, Sports and Play page for details…



Counselor-in-Training Program 2015

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Welcome to your best summer ever! The Y is now taking registrations for the COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING (CIT) PROGRAM for Summer Day Camp 2015. CIT’s need to be 13 by June 1, 2015 to participate in the program.  Check out our Out of School and Day Camp page for more information!

FORE THE KIDS 1st Annual 4-Person Golf Scramble


Registration 12:00pm

Shot Gun Start 1:00pm



Proceeds from this fundraising event will enable the Y to provide children and teens with the tools they need to learn, be healthy and grow into productive and caring members of our community.


Individual $50

4-Person Team $200

Registration includes: Scramble Entry, Lunch on the Course (burger, baked beans, chips & soda) and Celebration at BG’s Bar & Grill immediately following scramble (food & cash bar).


Download the FORE THE KIDS Golf Scramble Fundraiser Event Brochure & Registration Form for complete event details and sponsorship opportunities.

Summer Day Camp

The Y gives kids a summer camp experience with more activities to help them learn and master skills, make friends and feel welcome.


Through Y Day Camp, kids participate in fun and educational activities that help them:

  • Learn and master skills that help them realize their passions, talents and potential
  • Build friendships with new friends and staff role models adding to their well-being
  • Help them feel like they belong so they feel safe, welcome and free to express their individuality


Y Day Camp will be held at Mt Iron – Buhl High School in Mt Iron this summer.


Complete program details and the 2015 Day Camp Registration Form can be found on our Out of School Time and Day Camp page.

Current Schedules

View our Pool, Gym and Group Fitness Class schedules here.

POOL Schedule – REVISED 2-19-15

POOL Schedule – SUMMER (May 23 – September 6)

GYM Schedule: SPRING SESSION (April 6 – May 24*)

GYM Schedule: MAY OPEN HOUSE (May 26 – 31)



*Please note that our summer building hours will begin on Saturday, May 23.


MAY OPEN HOUSE: May 26 – 31

Hey, Y members – share the Y with your family & friends during our Open House week. Guests may use the facility free of charge. Enjoy a variety of group fitness classes, shoot hoops in the gym, workout in the Wellness Center, relax in the hot tub and much more!

FREE 7-visit Trial Membership

Here’s your invitation to enjoy some fitness and fun at the Mesabi Family YMCA.

CLICK HERE to print the Free 7-visit Trial Membership ad and bring it to the Y to get started!

adult members