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 14-17, 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!


Support the Y When You Shop this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8. Shop and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Mesabi Family YMCA, Inc. whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.


AmazonSmile Mother’s Day Link:



Women’s Wellness Night

An evening dedicated to health and wellness! Join us for a variety of wellness topics, fitness classes, relaxation opportunities, refreshments, and prize drawings.


WHEN: Saturday, May 7th from 6:00-9:00PM

WHERE: Mesabi Family YMCA


Pre-registration is required! Click HERE to register. 


Register early as space is limited in certain breakout sessions.


This event is open to teenage girls and women of all ages with a freewill donation at the door. Donations will benefit the YMCA’s youth development and healthy living programs. 


Suggest donation amount is $20. 

Pickleball at the Y!


Pickleball is now played at the Mesabi Family YMCA.


Look for Open Pickleball times on our Spring Gym Schedule starting April 11. Open Pickleball will be FREE for Y members and just $3/time for non-members.


American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Become a Lifeguard

  • Lifelong Lifesaving Skills
  • Hands-On Training
  • Class Includes Emergency Oxygen Administration and Waterfront Lifeguard Skills
  • American Red Cross Certification Meets all Employment Qualifications for YMCAs, Camps and Waterfronts


WHEN: MAY 16-19 & MAY 23-26


WHERE: Mesabi Family YMCA



Register by May 10: 218-749-8020| ONLINE |

Pick up course information sheet at YMCA Member Services Desk.
*You must be 15 years old.


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.