Lakewood Family YMCA

The Lakewood YMCA offers a complete lineup of activities and programs for the whole family including youth and adult sports, fitness and wellness, tennis, childcare, and much more.


Monday – Thursday – 5:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday – 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday – 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday – 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Independence Day, July 4
Labor Day, September 7, 2015
Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015
Christmas Day, December 25
New Year’s Day, January 1


183 East Fairmount Avenue
Lakewood, NY 14750
PH: (716) 763-0303
FAX: (716) 763-4728


2015 Partner With Youth Annual Giving Campaign


We have an extraordinary opportunity to ensure a brighter future for the Jamestown area, but we need your help.

Last summer, we were able to give over 140 kids scholarships to resident camp at Camp Onyahsa, and we also gave scholarships to over 150 kids for local YMCA summer day camps.

Your gift to the Jamestown Area YMCA will have a lasting impact in this community by helping us to give more children life-changing opportunities and experiences through these programs and so many more.

When you give to the YMCA, your gift will help young people achieve their potential, empower people of all ages to lead healthier lives, and strengthen the bonds of community in the greater Jamestown area.

Together, we’ll take on many of the greatest challenges facing our young people, our health, and our community.

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At the Y, strengthening community is our cause.

We know when we work together, we move more individuals, families, and communities forward. Every day, Y staff, volunteers, members, friends, and community partners work side-by-side to tackle the important issues impacting the greater Jamestown area.

What if more people joined our cause? Imagine what this community would be like if…

• More kids had a safe place to go to learn, laugh, and play
• More people had the guidance and tools to lead healthier, more balanced lives
• More of our neighbors could access the support needed to create a better future for themselves

Together, we can make this a reality for the greater Jamestown area. Our community faces challenges, but we see possibilities rather than obstacles because of committed Y friends and generous donors like you.

Every gift makes a difference.
Everyone has a role to play.
Together, we can do so much more.

2015 Partner With Youth Brochure

Featured Positions with the Jamestown Area YMCA

Join our team!

We are presently hiring for the following positions:

Child Care – Jamestown YMCA

The Jamestown YMCA is now hiring after school child care workers for both Ring and Love Elementary Schools.

Positions available: Group Leaders

Must be at least 18 years of age with experience working with school-aged children & available between the hours of 2:45-6:00 pm on all regular school days.

We offer a wide variety of activities to children in our after school programs. You may have the opportunity to teach lessons in drawing, cuisine, arts and crafts, music, photography, science and nature, performing arts, community service and much, much more.

To gain valuable experience working with children in an academically enriching and fun environment and to earn a free YMCA membership, contact Gina Bloomquist @ 664-2802 ext. 222 or stop by the Jamestown YMCA to pick up an application.

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Apply in person by returning this employment application to either the Jamestown or Lakewood YMCA.  Applications also available at the Jamestown and Lakewood YMCA Welcome Centers.

Child Care – Lakewood YMCA

The Lakewood YMCA is now hiring for before and after school child care workers for Southwestern and Bemus Point Elementary Schools.

Applicants must be 18 years of age with experience working with school age children.  Must be able to work after school hours 2:30-6:00pm and/or before school hours for Lakewood 6:15am-8:40am.

Apply in person by returning this employment application to either the Jamestown or Lakewood YMCA.  Applications also available at the Jamestown and Lakewood YMCA Welcome Centers.

YMCA Heritage House – Part Time Positions

YMCA Heritage House is now hiring staff for part time positions.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age and have previous experience working with young children.

Applications available here.  Send Resumes to

Certified Lifeguards – Jamestown YMCA

Now hiring for all shifts. Call Jason Chinni at 664-2802 ext. 233 for more information. Applications available here. Applications are also available at the Jamestown YMCA Welcome Center.



Men’s Over 40 Basketball League

The men’s league is designed for fun, friendship, and good clean competition.  The league is a 4-on-4 draft format with games being played on Thursday nights in the Jamestown YMCA upper gym 6 to 9 p.m.  Only registered players will be eligible to participate in the league.   A maximum of 6 teams and minimum of four teams will be required.  Season runs 8 to 10 weeks plus

Ages: Ages 40 & older
Location:  Jamestown Upper Gym

Play begins in October.
Member:  $45
Potential Member:  $60


Free 8th Grade YMCA Memberships

Yes – you read it right!  The Jamestown and Lakewood YMCAs are offering free school-year memberships for all 8th graders that live in Chautauqua County from September through June.  Registering is easy – stop by either YMCA with your parent/guardian, school schedule and identification and you are all set to put fun and play into your day at the YMCA!  Spread the word to your friends and family!

Pickle Ball

Join us at the Lakewood YMCA for one of the fastest growing racquet sports around.  Pickle ball is a racquet sport that combines badmonton, tennis and table tennis.  All equipment is provided.
Days/Times:  Tuesdays 1 to 3 p.m., Fridays 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sundays 3 to 5:30 p.m.
Location:  Lakewood YMCA tennis courts
Member:  $4; Potential Member $7
For more information, contact the Lakewood YMCA at 763-0303.


Amy King 5K Run/Walk

Remembering Our Friend…….Join your local YMCA as they host the Amy King 5K Run/Walk which includes free kids’ races for 3 – 10 years of age.  Awards for various age groups and top winners.
Ages:  Any
Date:  Saturday, November 28, 2015
Location:  Lakewood Community Center
Race Begins:  11:00 a.m.
Race Day Registration:  9 to 10:30 a.m.
Cost:  $25.00
Contest:  Prizes for best costume

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Group Exercise Classes

Ages: 14 years and older
Add a dose of high energy and motivation to your workouts with group exercise classes. Our dynamic classes are a fun and alternative to traditional workouts. Classes include
Cycling, Kickboxing, Stability Ball, Step Interval, Strength Training for Women, and Yoga.
Registration: Ongoing
Season: Ongoing
Member: Free
Potential Member: $10 per class or $76 per 8-week session

Lakewood YMCA Group Exercise Schedule


Ages: 8 weeks to 7 years
Childwatch services are offered free of charge to YMCA Family and Youth members while you work out. Toys, games, videos, crafts, and coloring make your child’s stay fun. Please call ahead to make reservations. Two-hour time limit.
Lakewood Summer Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Registration: Ongoing via phone
Season: Ongoing
Member: Free
Potential Member: $3.50/one child; $5.00/two or more children