Community Clubs

Community Clubs

The Harrisburg Area YMCA is a great place to make new friends! Whether you are looking for a new challenge or a refreshing social group, the Y provides recreation programs for all ages to enjoy with our youth and adult Community Clubs!

You’ll find both competitive and casual activities ranging from team sports to social gatherings. With activities for all ages and skill levels, the Y is a place for everyone to stay active, healthy and involved. Not to mention, you can pursue your passions with and meet others that may inspire you.

We offer education opportunities as well as outreach programs to build community and grow relationships. A club is a great way to get plugged in and learn new life skills with individuals with similar interests. With a focus on bettering each other and the mission of the YMCA, our clubs are a great place to do just that.

Adventure Guides - West Shore YMCA

West Shore YMCA

YMCA Adventure Guides is a program offered in YMCAs across the country designed to strengthen the relationship between a parent and a child through their journey of discovery. Our Adventure Guides are available at the West Shore YMCA.

For more information on this program, please visit the Adventure Guides page on our website HERE.

Bible Studies - West Shore YMCA

West Shore YMCA

What are the answers to life’s tough questions? Join us to discover the answers from the Bible! Now meeting at the West Shore YMCA, CBMC, A Marketplace Ministry Topics include: “Your Faith at Work”, “A Total Workout, Body, Mind and Spirit”, and “What are the Important LIFE QUESTIONS?”

Please join us every Wednesday, 7:00-8:00AM in the YMCA Chapel!

Chess Club - Camp Curtin YMCA

Camp Curtin YMCA

The Camp Curtin YMCA provides educational activities for youth to keep not only their bodies active, but their minds as well! The game of chess has always offered a variety of benefits including improved memory, creativity, and concentration for individuals of any age.

This is why the Camp Curtin offers a Chess Club for both youth and adults who are interested in learning how to play chess, learning various chess strategies, or just playing for fun! For more information on schedules and current availability, please contact the Camp Curtin YMCA at 717-238-9622.

Genealogy Club - West Shore YMCA

West Shore YMCA

The Genealogy Club of the Harrisburg Area YMCA, West Shore Branch, is dedicated to preserving our local and family histories by providing interesting and informative speakers to the public and by making the cemetery records of Cumberland County available for family researchers. As an affiliated club of the YMCA, we are also dedicated to the overall YMCA mission, which is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

The club meets the 1st Sunday of each month at 3:00PM, September-June, unless it conflicts with a holiday weekend.

Membership dues are $10 per year. For more information regarding the Genealogy Club, or to join, please email Mike at wsygenclub@gmail.com.

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