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Holiday and New Year’s Eve Events

Thanksgiving Activities & Turkey Trot 5K

There is plenty of Thanksgiving fun at YMCA of the Rockies! Check out the full special schedule (in addition to our regularly scheduled programs & activities!)

Need to burn off all that Halloween candy? You’re in luck! The 12th annual Turkey Trot 5k and Fun Run/Walk will kick off on Thanksgiving morning at 8 a.m. Dogs are welcome, and donations will be accepted to help support our summer day camp scholarship. Stay with us for the weekend and enjoy the Thanksgiving activities running during the holiday including s’mores making over a campfire and much more! Register for the free Turkey Trot here. 

Book a cabin and cook your own Thanksgiving meal in our spacious cabin kitchens.

Please note our reservations for the 2019 Thanksgiving meal is SOLD OUT. 
Let us do the cooking and attend our Thanksgiving Meal served in the Assembly Hall. The traditional Thanksgiving brunch will be buffet style and include a carving station, omelet station, waffle station, seafood station, specialty salad, delicious hot entrees, desert bar, and pastries! Some entrees/sides are gluten free, but will be limited. 

Christmas Festivities 

Celebrate the season during the week of Christmas, we will have special Christmas-themed activities. Some of the fun will include: Christmas crafts ·  S’mores around a campfire (or fireplace) ·  Holiday movies and story time ·  Snowman making contest ·  Cookie decorating ·  Visit with Santa at Sweet Memorial ·  Sign up to have Santa stop by your cabin on Christmas Eve! Call Sweet Memorial at x1104 once you check in to make your reservation for a special Santa Delivery.

Christmas reservations go fast, so plan early by making a reservation online or calling 888- 613- 9622.

New Year’s Eve Family Dance 

Get ready to Twist and Shout into the new year as we host our annual New Year’s Eve Family Dance on December 31st in the Longhouse Gym. Enjoy a DJ for the nights festivities. We’ll have snacks and drinks for everyone. Make sure and stay up with us and we’ll do a ball drop at Midnight (10 Mountain Time). We hope to see everyone there!

Enjoy additional activities through the weekend including Animal Detective, Outdoor Living Skills, S’mores around the campfire and much more! Browse our Seasonal Planning Guide & Weekly Activity Guides for a complete listing of activities available.

Make your New Year’s Eve a holiday to remember by making your reservation online or calling 888- 613- 9622 today!

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