Aqua Zumba at the Y!


National Water Safety Month


UV Splash 5k

Join us for our UV Splash 5k on September 24th, 2016!


6:00PM Packet Pick Up Begins at Start/Finish Line

8:00PM Race Starts

9:30PM Color Explosion


For more information on pricing and registration click HERE!



Thank you to our sponsors:

Rod & Sons Carpentry

Babysitter Training

Topics to be covered include: First Aid, Safety, Basic Care, Decision-making Skills and more. American Red Cross Certification.


WHEN: Monday, June 20 | 9:30am – 4:00pm


WHERE: Merritt Elementary School


COST: $40/Person


WHO: Anyone 11 years of age and up


Please bring a healthy lunch & a water bottle.


Register ONLINE today, by phone at 749-8020, or at our Member Service’s Desk.

babysitter training

Summer Day Camp


Make new friends, explore nature, discover new interests, be physically active, develop healthy habits and create memories that last a lifetime!


June 6 – August 26 | 6:30am – 5:30pm
Located at Merritt Elementary School
For boys and girls ages K-6


Family Membership:                    Youth Membership:                    Non-Member:
3 Day/Week- $90                      3 Day/Week- $105                    3 Day/Week- $110
4 Day/Week- $112                     4 Day/Week- $132                   4 Day/Week- $136
5 Day/Week- $130                     5 Day/Week- $150                   5 Day/Week- $155


Click HERE for registration form.
Financial Assistance is available- contact to learn more.


Local field trips to lakes, trails, farms, and local businesses and one BIG* trip a month:
June 22 – Vista Fleet Tour in Duluth, MN
July 13 – The Edge Waterpark in Duluth, MN
August 17 – Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Oakdale, MN
* Big event fees are not included in the cost of registration.




Turn It UP

Theatre & Dance Camp 2016


Basic Introduction to the world of theatre and dance through interactive activities, field trips, and on stage practices that “turn up” the star within!


WHO: Students Grade K-8 (Must have completed Grade K)


DATES & TIMES: Monday-Friday, June 13-17, 2016 | 9:00am – 3:00pm | Public performance Friday, June 17 at 3:00pm


LOCATION: Merritt Elementary School- Auditorium, Hwy 169


EXTENDED CARE AVAILABLE: In cooperation with the Mesabi Family YMCA; Y Day Camp offers staff-supervised care. Drop off as early as 6:30am and pick up by 5:30pm. Contact the YMCA for more information and to register.


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 10 – For more information and to register, visit MESABIYMCA.ORG


BRING: Sack lunch, snacks, and beverage. ATTITUDE!


Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership Program Training


June 6 – 10, 2016 | Begins Monday at 9:00am


Achievement. Belonging. Friendship.


Youth ages 13-15 (Must be 13 by June 1, 2016)

Youth who successfully complete the mandatory training may be considered for several volunteer opportunities with the YMCA. Training for all positions will be provided, and youth will develop leadership qualities in a supportive environment.


Program Fees:

Family Members- $150

Youth Membership- $165

Non-Members- $180


Register ONLINE today!


Financial Assistance is available – contact to learn more.

CPR/AED & First Aid Training



WHAT: Child & Adult CPR/AED & First Aid Training – American Red Cross Certifications


WHEN: June 6 | 5:30 – 9:00pm


WHERE: Mesabi Family YMCA


COST: $65/Person


WHO: Must be 11 years old to register


REGISTER: ONLINE, by phone at 749-8020, or in person at the Y Member Service’s Desk


Classes also scheduled for September 2016.


With summer right around the corner there is an increased demand for our swimming lessons.


The Y is hiring Swim Instructors:

-Part time

-No weekends

-Starting pay at $15/hour

-Training available


TO APPLY: Please fill out an APPLICATION and return to the Mesabi Family YMCA Member Services Desk or email to Aquatics Coordinator Chad Buggert


Swimming instructor Rachel Bushy helps 6-year-old Yonis Geele float on his back while kicking Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during a lesson at the Emma B. Howe YMCA in Coon Rapids.

Glossy Print Recycling

In an effort to help raise money for the Y, we are accepting Glossy Print Recycling items!


What Can Be Recycled 

  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Shiny newspapers inserts (Target, Kohl’s, etc.)
  • White paper (copy paper, etc.)

What is Unacceptable

  • Newspapers
  • Garbage
  • Brown paper bags or plastic bags
  • Wet material
  • Envelopes with plastic windows
  • Colored paper
  • Plastic
  • Phone books

Please drop your recyclables off at the YMCA Member Services Desk at any time!


Current Schedules

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


POOL Schedule: FALL/WINTER/SPRING 2015-16 (September 8, 2015 – May 27, 2016)

GYM Schedule: SPRING SESSION (April 11 – May 29)


Spring Session GROUP CYCLING CLASS ROSTERS:  Mon/Wed/Fri 5:15pm   Tues 4:15pm Cycle Fusion.