The Kent YMCA, 10828 SE 248th St., will host a free Community Day on Saturday, Feb. 24. COURTESY PHOTO, YMCA

The Kent YMCA, 10828 SE 248th St., will host a free Community Day on Saturday, Feb. 24. COURTESY PHOTO, YMCA

Kent YMCA to offer free Community Day on Saturday, Feb. 24

Facility will be open noon to 3 p.m. to all for swim, gym and other activities

The Kent YMCA, in collaboration with the city of Kent Park Department, will host its first Community Day from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24.

The free event will be at the YMCA facility at 10828 SE 248th St.

The Kent Y is dedicated to strengthening its ties with the local community, and the partnership with the Kent Parks Department is a testament to this commitment, according to a Feb. 9 YMCA of Greater Seattle media release.

Event highlights:

• Community swim: Dive into a fun-filled afternoon with a refreshing swim in the indoor pool.

• Bounce house: Let the kids jump, bounce, and play in the lively bounce house.

• Gym activities: Enjoy access to various recreational activities in the gym, suitable for all ages.

• Kids zone family time: Engage in quality family time with specially organized activities for children.

• Smoothie bike: Blend fitness and nutrition with our unique smoothie bike experience.

Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to participate in a drawing for a chance to win a complimentary one month YMCA of Greater Seattle membership.

The event is open to everyone, and all activities and amenities are provided at no cost as a gesture of gratitude to the Kent community.

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