Catskill Weekend Family Getaways


Any weekend Sept through June is a family weekend at Frost Valley YMCA! Join us with your family any weekend of the year from September to June for a Friday night through Sunday retreat. Here, we take care of the meals, lodging, indoor and outdoor activities, so you can focus on the important things — spending time with the people you love!

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To register for any of the following programs or another date for your family please contact us at reservations@frostvalley.org or via phone at 845-985-2291 ext. 450

Note: We provide snacks and beverages upon check in on Friday but no dinner is served. See your Friday Night Dinner Options 

Themed Weekends:

Labor Day Weekend | August 31 – September 3, 2018 

Say goodbye to summer and hello to a new school year with this end-of-season celebration weekend. Enjoy three days here in the Valley, climbing, hiking, boating, ziplining, arts and crafts, sports and games and much more! Join us for a Labor Day tradition – our annual BBQ-style dinner Saturday evening. Space fills quickly, register today! Learn More

Father-Child Weekend | September 7 – 9, 2018 

Dads, whether you’re looking to introduce the great outdoors to your little one or to explore the woods with your teen, this is the perfect bonding weekend.  We want to make sure every family has the opportunity to spend time outdoors, that’s why you can stay with us for a reduced rate! Learn More

Columbus Day Weekend | October 5 – 8, 2018

Enjoy the Catskill Mountain foliage at its finest and your family will have a blast hiking, climbing, canoeing, creating arts and crafts, and more. Don’t miss our annual boat regatta! You’ll also enjoy a performance in the Castle by the Bronx Opera. Learn More

Halloween Weekends | October 12 – 14, 19 – 21, & 26 – 28, 2018 

Sorry! The Weekend of Oct. 19-21 is currently FULL. Please register for one of the other two Halloween Weekends!

We offer several weekends in October for spook-tacular events! With pumpkin painting, mask making, a costume party, and apple cider making, Halloween has never been so eerily exciting.  Learn More

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend | October 26 – 28, 2018

We provide retreats for cancer survivors and their families to help build a firm path to wellness in Spirit, Mind, and Body. Connect with others who have shared a similar journey and reconnect with friends and family in a spectacular, natural setting. Learn More

Alumni Weekend | October 26 – 29, 2018

Registration is open for the 60th Anniversary in the Valley Alumni Reunion! We are welcoming back all of our wonderful alumni to Frost Valley in honor of celebrating our 60th year in the Catskills! Learn More

Festival of the Holidays Weekend | November 30 – December 2, 2018 

The best gift of all is sharing quality time with your family. Kick off the holiday season with a stress-free weekend at Frost Valley YMCA, celebrating with your family beneath the Frost Valley Christmas tree.  Ever family deserves time together during the holidays, which is why we are offering a special reduced rate! Learn More

Y-Guide Alumni WeekendNovember 30 – December 2, 2018 

Former Y-Guide Dads set aside a special time to be with your children, to relish in the freedom, joy, and power of play. Those moments of quality time together will build a lifetime of trust and connection. Frost Valley’s 5,500 acres are a natural playground that brings out the adventurous spirit in us all. We want to make sure all Y Guides have the chance to return to the place they love, a place that builds character and values, so we’re offering a special rate! Learn More

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend | January 4 – 6, 2019

We provide retreats for cancer survivors and their families to help build a firm path to wellness in Spirit, Mind, and Body. Connect with others who have shared a similar journey and reconnect with friends and family in a spectacular, natural setting. Learn More

Martin Luther King Jr. 3-Day Weekend | January 18 – 21, 2019

We know winter well here at Frost Valley YMCA! Martin Luther King Weekend is the perfect time to slow down, relax, and recharge after the holidays. Enjoy a winter wonderland of enjoyment, exercise, and adventure, along with beautiful scenery and nutritious, tasty meals.  Learn More

President’s Day 3-Day Weekend | February 18 – 22, 2019

Frost Valley YMCA is a snow lover’s dream come true! With our cross-country ski trails, ice skating rink, snow tube run, and snowshoe trails* your family will experience an idyllic winter weekend. We also offer ice fishing on Lake Cole, broomball on Reflection Pond, and guided nature hikes to High Falls and other scenic vistas. Learn More

Autism Support Weekend | March 22 – 24, 2019

Autism Family Support Weekends at Frost Valley YMCA provide families opportunities for friendship, support, and networking, as well as the potential to relax, play and forget for a few days the pressures of daily life. Activities encourage guests to experience, as a family, new adventures – including sports and games, arts and crafts, climbing, hiking, coining and exploring the Catskill Mountains.  Learn More

Hiking Weekend | April 5 – 7, 2019

The perfect time to hike Frost Valley’s over 5,000 acres or be shuttled to some of our local trailheads to visit a Fire Tower, crest Slide Mountain, or visit Giant Ledge. Make new friends from a network of hiking clubs. Our mission is to provide outdoor recreational opportunities for all, so for this weekend you can join us for a special reduced rate! Learn More

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend | May 10 – 12, 2019

We provide retreats for cancer survivors and their families to help build a firm path to wellness in Spirit, Mind, and Body. Connect with others who have shared a similar journey and reconnect with friends and family in a spectacular, natural setting. Learn More

Mother’s Weekend | May 10 – 12, 2019

Treat mom (or yourself!) to a relaxing mini-vacation. We take care of everything so moms can rest, relax, and rejuvenate. Because all moms deserve a special weekend with family, Mom stays at NO CHARGE with at least one full-paying guest. Learn More

 Memorial Day Weekend | May 24 – 27, 2019

Kick off summer with Memorial Day Weekend a Frost Valley YMCA – the perfect place to welcome the warmer months with outdoor activities for the whole family! End the weekend with our annual staff vs. guests kickball game! Learn More

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Weekend | June 7 – 9, 2019

We provide retreats for cancer survivors and their families to help build a firm path to wellness in Spirit, Mind, and Body. Connect with others who have shared a similar journey and reconnect with friends and family in a spectacular, natural setting. Learn More

Autism Support Weekend | June 14 – 16, 2019

Autism Family Support Weekends at Frost Valley YMCA provide families opportunities for friendship, support, and networking, as well as the potential to relax, play and forget for a few days the pressures of daily life. Activities encourage guests to experience, as a family, new adventures – including sports and games, arts and crafts, climbing, hiking, coining and exploring the Catskill Mountains.  Learn More

Father’s Weekend | June 14 – 16, 2019

Surprise your dad with an epic adventure! Discover the joys of nature with your family and celebrate all that Dad does for you.Because all fathers deserve a special weekend with family, Dad stays at NO CHARGE with at least one full-paying guestLearn More 

Labor Day Weekend | August 30 – September 2, 2019 

Say goodbye to summer and hello to a new school year with this end-of-season celebration weekend. Enjoy three days here in the Valley, climbing, hiking, boating, ziplining, arts and crafts, sports and games and much more! Join us for a Labor Day tradition – our annual BBQ-style dinner Saturday evening. Space fills quickly, register today! Learn More

Learn about Summer Family Camp here!

Contact us about coming to the Valley any weekend Sept. through June!

Call: (845)985-2291 x450

Email: Reservations@frostvalley.org

Our goal is to ensure that no family is ever turned away for an inability to pay. If you believe you would benefit from financial assistance, please inquire with our reservations department about applying for a scholarship. As always, our mission is to serve all!