Special events at the Y give all the opportunity to deepen relationships, develop new skills and interests, improve their health and well-being, and connect to the community. Whether it’s a family night at one of our locations, or a Thanksgiving morning run, you will find opportunities to learn, grow and thrive at the YMCA.

Please note that most events require advanced registration as space is limited. Registration is available online and in person at each YMCA location.

Pickleball Tournament

Langham Creek Family YMCA


Register for the Langham Creek Family YMCA’s Second Annual Pickleball Tournament. Enjoy a fun time competing and meeting pickleball players from all over.

All we need is you and your competitive spirit!


Be A Kid Again

YMCA ForeverWell Camp Cullen Day Trip

Feel like a kid again as we take a day trip to YMCA Camp Cullen in Trinity, TX! Just because you are all grown up doesn’t mean you are too old for a trip to camp. Join for a day of fun, learning, and engagement. Participate in traditional activities or relax and recharge on the picturesque shores of Lake Livingston.

Registration ends Saturday, September 23. Bus transportation is available from select locations.

Questions? Contact your local YMCA’s ForeverWell director or Elena Dinkin, Association ForeverWell Director, at 713-662-1315 or elena.dinkin@ymcahouston.org.

*Your YMCA location determines your trip date.


Run Thru the Woods

Benefitting The Woodlands Family YMCA

NOVEMBER 23, 2023

A local Thanksgiving morning tradition, YMCA Run Thru the Woods has supported local non-profits with the goal of strengthening The Woodlands, Spring and Oak Ridge communities for over 30 years. The event brings thousands of community members together for entertainment and run/walks designed for all ages. Whether you’re a veteran runner or participating in your first race, we have an event for you, including a 3-mile run, 5-mile run, 3-mile walk, and 1-Mile Kids Race. Strollers are welcomed. Start/Finish Line are located on Lake Robbins in front of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, our race venue host.

All participants will receive a goodie bag, t-shirt and finisher medal. Post race activities include complimentary refreshments, kids activities and more.

If you love to dress up for races, we encourage you to do so! Take pictures, tag us on social media and share them with our Race Director.

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Turkey Dash

Benefitting the Katy Area YMCA’s

NOVEMBER 23, 2023

The tradition returns for the 21st year!

Join us for:

  • 1 Mile Family Walk/Run
  • 1 Mile Kids Race (For ages 3-12 year old only)
  • 5K Timed Walk/Run
  • 10K Timed Run

Medals will be awarded to finishers of the: 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile Kids Race. Join us after for our Post-Race Party with a fully equipped Kids Zone and many ways to engage with local businesses and organizations – there is something for everyone during or after the race!

By racing the YMCA Turkey Dash 2023 you will be making an impact in our community. All proceeds from the YMCA Turkey Dash benefit the Katy community. Funds go to support scholarships so all community member can benefit from memberships and programs.


Party With a Purpose

Langham Creek Family YMCA

FEBRUARY 24, 2024 | 7-10:30 PM

Join us for an evening Under the City Lights at Party With a Purpose 2024! This wonderful event benefits the Langham Creek Family YMCA adaptive programs.

Location: The Westin Houston, Memorial City. 945 Gessner Rd. Houston, TX 77024. Learn more and purchase your tickets at the link below!

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