Y on the Move – Pop Up Programs

The Y on the Move Summer Pop-Up Program is back!

Here is a list of dates, locations, and activities for the month of July.

Ice Cream Run 

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Join the Y on the Move team for a 1k to 2k run followed by some ice cream.

Date: Tuesday, July 9th.
Location: Jitney Trail, Pictou (Please meet at the deCoste Centre parking lot/lighthouse.)
Time: 1 p.m.
Distance: 1k to 2k

This is a family friendly/all ages event. We will also provide strawberries as an alternative to ice cream.

Beach Pop-Up Games

Enjoy the scenic beach and get moving!

Date: Every Saturday for the month of July
Location: Melmerby Beach Provincial Park
Time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Activities: Volleyball, Spike Ball, sand toys and other games.

This is a family friendly/all ages event.


Giant Yard Pop-Up Games 

Date and Location: Tuesday, July 16th at Ward 1 Community Centre and
Wednesday, July 17th at Merigomish Community Centre
Time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Activities: Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four, Ladder Toss, Bean Bag Toss, Spike Ball and more.

This is a family friendly/all ages event.


Fitness Class Pop-Up 

Date: Wednesday, July 24th
Location: Allan Park, Stellarton – This class has been relocated to the YMCA of PC
Time: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Activities: Pound fitness class

Pound fitness class is for 12+


More about the Y on the Move Program:

The YMCA of Pictou County will host outdoor community-based pop-up activities that will promote active living. Games and fitness classes will pop-up in parks, public areas, beaches, community centres, and at community events around the county. This program is supported by the Aberdeen Health Foundation. All Y on the Move programs are free.