Y Day Camps

At the Island of Hawaii YMCA whenever school is out, the camp at the Y is in.  Our New Horizons #2 Youth Day Camp is available to Hawaii Island children now through May 2021.  We are now taking reservations for the Summer Day Camp which begins on June 1, 2021 and ends July 30, 2021.  All camps include breakfast, lunch and snacks daily.  Click below for more information on how to register or call us at 808-935-3721.

YMCA Sailing Classes

Enrollment is now open for Summer Youth Sailing Classes! Ages 10-18 Intro to Sailing classed in June and Advanced Youth Sailing in July. Space is limited, enroll now!

Kokua Services Partnership

If you feel like you fall in between the cracks to afford medical insurance come see one of our Kokua associates for assistance connecting with an affordable health plan. Call us at (808) 935-3721. Click below for additional information.

Donate to the Y

Island of Hawaii YMCA provides vital community services for Youth Programs, Child Care, Family Visitation, Fitness Center and Classes as well as facility rental and certified kitchen. We welcome community donations to support these services.

Get Fit at Home!

Exercise with the Y instructors at home! Browse our fitness video instructions, more are coming!

When School is Out,
Camp is In!

Important Upcoming Dates

COVID-19 Update: May 11, 2021

New Horizons #2 Youth Day Camp is in session as scheduled (January – May, 2021). New Horizons Summer Youth Day Camp is scheduled (June – July, 2021) The Family Visitation Center has adjusted its visits at this time due to the impact of COVID-19.

The Fitness Center is open to members only by booking an appointment via Gym Master App or Member Portal or by calling us at 808-935-3721. Limit to the gym is 14 members at one time per hour. Fitness center hours are Monday – Friday 4:00 am – 6:00 am and 6:00 pm – 12:00 am; Saturday and Sunday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm. Fitness Classes are suspended for the months of May & June due to renovation of the Multi Purpose Room. Thank you for your patience and understanding! We continue to review our programs and guidelines and will keep our members informed via email, social media and our website. Please stay safe and healthy!

Latest News

Summer Sailing Classes @ the Y Kawaihae

May 10, 2021

Youth ages 10-18 can learn to sail with Y at the Kawaihae South Harbor. We offer 4-day workshops with formal instruction to teach new sailors…

Special Open Enrollment February 15, 2021 – August 15, 2021

April 20, 2021

Health Insurance Open Enrollment for Hawaii County Residents:  February 15, 2021 – August 15, 2021.

Now Hiring!

April 8, 2021

We are currently hiring for a variety of positions at the Y, check our Employment page for jobs.

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