Child Watch is a safe, cheerful and engaging environment for children to enjoy while their parents spend time at the Y. The program is for children 6 months and older and is only to be used while parents are at the Y. Child Watch is located in Room 102 on the main level.
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm & 3:00pm – 8:00pm
During September – May:
Saturdays: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Pepsi Rec Room
The Pepsi Rec Room is a family recreational space at the Y. The area includes a Just Kids gym, toddler play corner, lounge area, ping pong, pool table, air hockey, foosball and video game hub. It is open to all ages during YMCA business hours.
Pepsi Rec Room Staffed Hours
YMCA Staff members are on site during specific hours to facilitate activity for youth ages 8-18. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. Pool table and video game access is available during staffed hours.
September – May:
Monday – Friday 3:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm
June – August:
Monday – Friday 12:00pm – 5:00pm
*Pepsi Rec Room Youth Hours begin at noon on District 77’s non-school days.
Parents Night Out
Take advantage of our Parents Night Out and enjoy an evening to yourself! Parents’ Night Out takes place the first Friday of the month during the school year. Activities for youth include swim or gym time, arts and crafts and a special snack. For kids age 6 months – 9 years old. Pre-registration is required.
Host the best birthday party at the Y! Let us help make your child’s day special.
Family Engagement Director
Host your child’s birthday celebration at the YMCA! Enjoy 2 hours of fun that includes a scheduled swim time, a YMCA staff member to assist with any needs! Parties are held on Saturdays and Sundays.
Host your child’s birthday celebration at the YMCA! Enjoy 2 hours of fun that includes a scheduled gym time in the Bounce House, and a YMCA staff member to assist with any needs. Parties are held on Saturdays and Sundays.
Chesley Skate Park
Host your child’s birthday celebration at Chesley Skate Park! Enjoy 2 hours of having the entire park to yourselves for open skate + free skateboard and safety equipment rentals. Birthday Parties are held on Saturdays and Sundays.
*Skate Park Parties take place at 161 Jaycee Court, Mankato MN 56001.