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Parent’s Night Out Info

Go out on a dinner date with your significant other or enjoy a night out on the town with friends while we will take care of your kiddos! Our YMCA’s Parent’s Night Out provides safe, quality care for children ages 6-weeks through 12 years of age every Saturday night of the year. Parent’s Night Out is just one of many benefits of having a YMCA Family Membership.

Register for Parent’s Night Out

Age: 6 weeks through 12 years of age 

When: Saturday evenings, year-round 

Program Duration: 5:30-9:00 p.m.

Drop-Off Policy – To ensure a quality experience, children must be signed in before 6 p.m.  

Where: Rotating to one AMA YMCA location each Saturday.  

Registration: Registration is required  

Food: Pizza and a drink is available for $5 per child and must be paid at registration. 

Activities May Include: 

  • Arts/Crafts 
  • Sports 
  • Games 
  • Physical Activity 
  • Movies 

Please note that this program is exclusively for current members of the Arlington-Mansfield Area YMCA with a Family Membership. No guests or Nationwide Members are permitted.  

Activities at Parent’s Night Out

Children may be divided into smaller age groupings during peak times and will be in areas with engaging age-appropriate activities. Activities vary by location include: 

  • CREATIVE MOVEMENT – Dance, music, instruments, parachutes, beanbag games and more 
  • ARTS & CRAFTS – Art projects, craft projects, painting, play dough, science 
  • STRONG MINDS OR IMAGINATION STATION – All coordinated learning such as ABC’s, 123’s, colors, shapes, puzzles, puppets, dramatic play and themed activities such as back to school, wild kingdom, under the sea, transportation, the seasons, weather, holidays, etc. 
  • HEALTHY BODIES – Fitness fun, Zumba® Kids, CATCH®, climbing wall, physical play and nutrition 
  • INSIDE OUT – Outdoor play or active gym games 
  • KIDS CHOICE– Center based play


Here are some ideas for your night off: 

  • Go on a dinner date with friends or your significant other 
  • Have extra time to take care of errands 
  • Go to the movies, bowling, or host a game night at your house 
  • Have a night off for some self-care 
  • Use PNO for some holiday shopping, kid-free! 

Special Accomodations

The YMCA strives to meet the needs of all children and families in our programs. If your child needs any accommodations, we ask that you speak with the Director of the program to ensure that you and your child have a great experience in our program. 

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Registration opens on Sunday at noon, six days before the program date. Registration fills up quickly, capacity is limited! 

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