Silver Bay YMCA offers a wide variety of special events and programming for our members. Enjoy a wide variety of concerts and weekly recitals and daily vespers performances by the Silver Bay String Quartet and Pianist. Concerts, lectures and other arts and humanities programs are available to those guests staying on campus or program pass holders, unless otherwise noted. Select events are open to the general public.


Squire Craft Shop

The Squire Craft Shop is the perfect place to bring your creations to life. From stained glass to basket weaving, Squire Craft Shop allows guest to let their inner artist out.

The Squire Craft Shop offers open hours to let guest come in and make whatever their hearts desire, as well as classes to allow guests to try out new crafts and expand their artistic abilities.

Watercolor Classes

Silver Bay watercolor classes are a guest favorite. The watercolor classes gives you the opportunity to learn a new skill while enjoying your time at Silver Bay.

Book Talk

The 2023 book talk series will be held every Thursday, starting June 29 until August 31 on the Boathouse porch. Each week, a new book will be discussed.  

Summer Concert Series

Once a week during the summer, Silver Bay YMCA holds a community concert. Artists range from smaller band, to nationaly known groups. 

Nature Presentations & Lecture Series 

Learn about the environment, current affairs, local history, and more through our Nature Presentations and Lecture Series. 

Silver Bay Musical

Each year staff, guests, and community members are invited to participate in the Silver Bay Musical. Past musicals have incuded: Storybook Theatre, Broadway Revue, and Beauty and the Beast.



  • 4 award-winning lakeside red clay courts
  • 2 lighted all-weather courts
  • Tennis lessons for kids and adults


  • Archery lessons
  • Clout Shoot

Water Recreation

  • Sailing lessons
  • Kayaks, paddleboards, canoes, and rowboats available for use
  • Swimming

Climbing Wall 

Try your hand at rock climbing with our indoor climbing wall. Our wall can accomodate 3 climbers at a time.


4 Outdoor Pickleball Courts

  Startin in April we are beginning construction on our new Pickleball courts and expect them to be ready for the summer season.

Additionally we will be adding:

  • Group lessons
  • Private lessons
  • Pickleball tournaments
Fitness Center

Fitness Center 

Our Fitness Center contains both cardio and weight lifting equipment and is avaible for guests and members ages 16 and up.