Events

Holdrege

To register for events, please visit the registration page.

Father-Daughter Dance

The Father-Daughter dance is an annual event in February that allows dads and daughters to connect and form lasting bonds with dancing, dinner and fun.

Mother-Son Event

Mother-son events are planned each spring to allow moms and sons to spend time together in a fun activity.

Easter Egg Hunt

This family event takes place each spring at the YMCA (indoors or outdoors weather permitting).


Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day is a national YMCA event that takes place at YMCAs around the country each April. It’s a FREE event to allow families to learn about YMCA programs and activities

Kids Duck Run

This one-mile fun run is offered in conjunction with Healthy Kids Day. It encourages kids in grades K-6 to stay active as they prepare for this fun race.

Summer Kickoff BBQ

The Y helps launch the summer fun on the last day of school with a FREE family BBQ and fun games and activities on the YMCA lawn.


Fall Family Fun Day

Spend a day in the park fishing, kayaking, making s’mores and having fund with other community members at the Fall Family Fun Day at the North Park. Takes place on a Saturday in September.

Family Pumpkin Decorating

This annual tradition at the YMCA allows families to decorate pumpkins without the mess. FREE event taking place in late October.

Teen Nights

Games, social time, swimming, music and fun for kids in grades 5-8. Offered on the fourth Saturdays of most months from 7-9 p.m.

Gingerbread Houses & Santa

This decades long YMCA tradition invites families to decorate mini Gingerbread houses with candy and a gives kids a chance to share their Christmas wish lists with Santa. Takes place in early December in conjunction with Holdrege Winter Fest.

Polar Express

Hop on the Polar Express “bus” to hear a Christmas story and view Christmas lights around Holdrege. End your ride with s’more and hot chocolate around a fire pit at the YMCA. Late December, typically offered three nights at various times.

Craft Shows

The Spring Fling Craft Show in March and the Christmas Blitzen Craft Show in December allow area crafters to showcase their work and youth entrepreneurs a chance to learn valuable business lessons.

Nerf Wars

Nerf War nights are offered monthly. Boys and girls will be having so much fun, they won’t know they are exercising! Ages: 7-13.