YMCA calendar for April

Family Night

The YMCA of Centre County will host a free family night for the community on April 7 from 4-7 p.m. at the State College YMCA. Events will include arts and crafts, active games and activities, rock climbing, swimming, door prizes and a potluck dinner, with the Y providing the main course. Take a dish to share. Go to or contact Kayla Nardi at for more information.

Healthy Kids Day

The YMCA of Centre County will hold events for Healthy Kids Day at the State College YMCA on April 25 from 1-4 p.m., and encourages parents to make play dates with their kids every day as a way to become a healthier, more active and connected family.

Annual meeting

The YMCA of Centre County will hold its annual meeting and dinner at the Mountain View Country Club on April 14. More information is available at

Bunny Blitz run

The 9th annual Bunny Blitz 5K cross country trail run and walk will be held on April 4 from 8:15-10:15 a.m. through Spruce Creek Valley, about 10 miles outside State College. Walk begins at 8:15 and 5K run begins at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit the YMCA of Centre County and the Northern Blair County Recreation Center. For more information, see the event’s Facebook page at

Annual Dodgeball Tournament

The YMCA will host its 11th annual dodgeball tournament on April 11 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The tournament is open to teams of at least 6 players and up to 2 alternates. Each team is guaranteed at least 6 games in a pool play format. The top teams from each pool advance to a single elimination tournament play-off. All proceeds benefit the YMCA of Centre County’s Annual Giving Campaign. More information is available at the YMCA web site under events. The cost is $95 per team.