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Join in on the FUN! 

We are excited to offer Youth Programming opportunities to the Onawa Community! Each program offers a unique way to build kids in mind, body, and spirit.


Check-in with our Onawa YMCA Program Coordinator, Elizabeth Sturgill:


Phone: 712-433-2201

Kid’s Pizza and Movie Night Party

"I made my family disappear!"
Home Alone is the theme for this pizza-movie-night-party!!
Your child will enjoy these activities:

  • Pizza Party
  • Watching "Home Alone" 
  • "Home Alone" movie themed games 
  • A fun night with current friends, and even make some new ones!

Drop your children off and get some Christmas shopping done or just have a nice night out while your kids have fun at the Community Center!!

Kelly Hall, Onawa Community Center, 
320 10th St, Onawa, IA.

Program Date:
November 20, 2021
Program Times: 
3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
3 (must be potty trained) – 12 year-olds
Program Fees:
Y Onawa Program Member: $40
Community: $50


School Days Out


When school is out of session and you still need care for your children, fun is in session at the Onawa Community Center!

We offer all-day activities for children 5 - 12 years old that may include: Swimming, Art, Inspiration, Extreme Science, STEM, Organized Gym, Nutrition Lessons, and so much MORE!


Onawa Community Center
320 10th St, Onawa IA.

Program Times:  7:30 AM – 5:30 PM.  
Drop-off available between 7:30-9:00 AM; Pick-up between 4:30-5:30 PM.
Daily Fees:  Y Onawa Program Member: $40 | Community: $50
Weekly Fees:  Y Onawa Program Member: $150 | Community: $170
October Program Dates:
  • Friday, October 22, 2021
  • Monday, October 25, 2021

Register Here

December Program Dates:

  • Monday, December 27, 2021
  • Tuesday, December 28, 2021
  • Wednesday, December 29, 2021
  • Thursday, December 30, 2021
  • Friday, December 31, 2021

Register Here: Daily Rate

Register Here: Weekly Rate​​


   *  This program will run only if there are 5 children or more signed up

   *  Masks are optional during this program!

   * The YMCA will provide a morning and afternoon snack.

   * Participants need to pack their lunch.

Teen New Year's Eve Dance


Ring in the Near Year with your Friends! Teen Dances held at the Onawa Community Center focus on our youth's needs for fun and fellowship in a safe and friendly atmosphere. Our YMCA Staff and Volunteers work cooperatively to ensure that each youth experiences an enjoyable evening with recreational games and friends while building personal integrity through adherence to the YMCA Core Values. The music is provided by YMCA Staff through online music services to ensure a safe and fun time!

Location: Onawa Community Center, 320 10th St, Onawa, IA.
Program Dates & Times:  December 31st, 2021 into the new year January 1st, 2022 | 8:00PM - 12:30AM
Ages:  Middle & High School Teens
Program Fees:
Y Onawa Program Member: $15
Community: $25



Check in with our Onawa YMCA Program Coordinator, Elizabeth Sturgill:


Phone: 712-433-2201