Saturday, March 24 

10:00 am-Noon

Join us for this FREE COMMUNITY EVENT to celebrate Easter.  Bring your whole family for a morning of fun.  Easter arts & crafts, games and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Don't forget about the annual Easter Egg Hunt! The hunt runs continuously from 10:00-Noon.  Bring your camera to capture the fun and a basket to collect the eggs!  



Saturday, April 28
10:00 am-Noon

Family health is a priority for the Y.  Activities promote healthy lifestyles and encourage families and friends to spend time getting and staying healthy together.  Come as a family and enjoy this FREE COMMUNITY EVENT with us.  


Riverfest 5K and Half-Marathon

August 11, 2018
Half Marathon - 7:30 am
5K - 8:30 am

The Riverfest 5k and Half-Marathon are set in historic Watertown, WI.  Our route begins at the scenic Riverside Park and quickly takes you through the beautiful rolling hills and farmland of Dodge County.  

If the 5K distance is your preference, no worries; the Riverfest 5K is a fun and competitive event each year.

Registration for both races is available online at

Volunteers needed!  The success of our event depends on our wonderful volunteer staff. There are opportunities for race registration, aid stations, course management and more!  If you would like to be a part of the race in a volunteer capacity click here. Please contact Dawn Liddicoat at with any questions or for more information. 


March to November


The Watertown Area YMCA’s Riverfest 5K is now part of the “March to November” 5K series, a coalition of races within Watertown. The series includes FIVE 5K’s throughout the year beginning in March and ending in November. All races are USATF certified, traverse the city’s beautiful landscape and have their own unique prizes and goodies. To top it off the overall Male and Female win a cash prize of $250! More details are available through the website! 
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