YMCA & Family Events

Special Events


YMCA Youth Soccer is pleased to announce another year of partnership with Challenger Sports, providers of the USA’s most popular soccer camp, to host the weeklong British Soccer Camp during the week of June 12-16 at the YMCA Soccer Field. The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff. A special Saturday goal keeper/goal scorer workshop also will be offered. Challenger will hold more than 4,000 British Soccer Camps this summer and will coach more than 150,000 players between the ages of 3 and 18. Learn more or sign up at https://www.challengersports.com.


Get your golf ball tickets now for the second annual Helicopter Ball Drop & Family Fun Night at Houston Oaks Golf Course. We will take a helicopter up and drop numbered balls down onto the driving range where we place a pin. The person who purchases the ball that comes closest to the pin wins $1,000. The furthest ball from the pin will win $100. The person does not need to be present at the ball drop to win. Tickets are on sale now, $10.00 each or 3 for $25.00. Patrons may purchase tickets at the front desk of the Paris YMCA or online at raffleriver.com. All proceeds will benefit the Paris-Bourbon and Nicholas County YMCA’s. Along with the Helicopter Golf Ball Drop we will be hosting a Family Fun Night on Friday, June 9. Free children activities will include an inflatable, face painting, putt putt and treats. Concessions will be available for purchase from Ellos food truck, so join us for dinner and excitement. The activities will begin at 6:00 p.m., the ball drop about 7:00 p.m. This event is brought to you by The Paris-Bourbon County YMCA, Bluegrass Orthodontics, Houston Oaks Golf Course, Talk 590 and Hot 102.