Arts & Crafts Workshops

Learn a new skill, make new friends, and create a project to put on display in these various arts & crafts workshops.

Let's be creative! We offer various arts & crafts workshops at our Puri and Northeast locations for all ages through partnerships with local artists. Whether you're a beginner or experienced crafter, these sessions are sure to help you create an at-home decoration or gift to display!

Crafting For the Ages is offered for free to our Active Older Adults (ages 55+) for free through partnerships with Humana and Members Alliance Credit Union. We offer sessions monthly led by local artists at our Puri Family YMCA from 1-3pm. No experience is needed and all necessary equipment is provided.


May 8: Diamond Painting
We'll be using diamonds to paint and create DIY bookmark. Julie's Diamond Art will be leading us through this session.

June 12: Card Making
Join us as Martha Miller Byrnes and Robin Mann as they lead us through creating deluxe DIY cards to share with friends and family.

Registration opens one month prior to the start of each session. Register

Unleash your artistic talents through a variety of different mediums, where imagination knows no bounds. Our Creative Minds Art Club is more than a workshop, it is an opportunity to make and build lasting friendships! Activities allow youth to channel creativity using a variety of different mediums, including: tie-dye, beaded backpack pets, pour painting and yarn pumpkins.

This club is available to tweens ages 7-12 years old from 6-7pm on the following nights:

  • Tuesdays at the Northeast Family YMCA
  • Wednesdays at Puri Family YMCA
  • Thursdays at the SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA

Monthly Cost: 
$50/program member

Registration starts at the begin of each month and is ongoing. Questions? Contact Brynn at Register