Special Events

Special Events

Highland Lake 5K

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9/26/21 - 9/26/21
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Enjoy a scenic 5K trek around beautiful Highland Lake in Winsted! This course presents a challenge as it is mostly flat course but does consist of a few gradual climbs.

The 2-Mile walk option means that this event is fun for all!

The Highland Lake 5K marks the third race in the Northwest CT YMCA’s Grand Prix Race Series, with the final event coming in October.

All monies raised during the Race Series go to support those who need the Y most, subsidizing memberships and programs for those who cannot afford it.

All participants (INCLUDING KIDS!) will receive an official event T-Shirt if registered by 9/16/21.

All participants 21 and over, will receive one free beverage from Little Red Barn Brewers!

Event Schedule:

Check-in/ race bag pick-up and Race Day Registration: 8:30 AM until 9:55 AM

Race Starts 10:00 AM

Refreshments after the race

Awards immediately following the race


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
Early Registrant with T-Shirt 7/14/21 9/16/21 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00$ 25.00
Late Registrant, No T-Shirt 9/17/21 9/23/21 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 30.00
Day of Registration 9/26/21 9/26/21 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 35.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
09/26/21
10:00 am
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Closes
09/23/2021

OctoberFast 5K Trail Run

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10/10/21 - 10/10/21
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Enjoy a wonderful 5K run through the beautiful property that is also home to one of the best brewery’s around – Norbrook Farm! The run has a little of everything, taking runners along the pristine trails of the property, into the fields, and, yes, you guessed it, finishing at the brewery itself. It’s a beautiful way to spend a fall morning.

All participants over 21 will receive a complimentary drink ticket to enjoy a refreshing beverage from the brewery!

Prizes will be awarded to overall winners and age categories winners after the event. The Norbrook Farm 5K Trail Run is the final race in Northwest CT YMCA’s Grand Prix Race Series. All money raised during the series goes to support financial assistance so that everyone has a chance to learn, grow and thrive at the Y!

All adult registrants will receive an official event T-Shirt if registered by September 30th, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

Event Schedule:

Race Bag Pickup & Race Day Registration Open 8:30 AM until 9:55 AM

Race starts at 10:00 AM

Awards immediately following the race

Refreshments after the race

Interested in sponsoring this years run? contact us at [email protected]


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
Early Registrant with T-Shirt 7/14/21 9/30/21 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00$ 25.00
Late Registrant, No T-Shirt 10/1/21 10/7/21 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 30.00
Day of Registration 10/10/21 10/10/21 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 35.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/21
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Closes
10/07/2021

Pizza Slice Wars

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10/19/21 - 10/19/21
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Come vote for the best pizza in Torrington! Entrance includes pizza & first beverage. Raffle and silent auction items available. This event at Bad Dog Brewery Co is benefitting the Northwest CT YMCA.

Event is October 19th from 6-9pm

Bad Dog Brewing Co. is located at 117 Water Street, Torrington CT

If you are unable to attend the event and would like to make a donation, or your company would like to become a sponsor CLICK HERE!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
8/18/21 10/19/21 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00$ 25.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/19/21
Tu - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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WYSB Fall Fundraising Event

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11/6/21 - 11/6/21
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In support of the Winchester Youth Bureau join us for a wonderful evening of hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing, silent auction and more, as we celebrate gratitude!

Over the past years, as a branch of the Northwest CT YMCA, the Winchester Youth Service Bureau, (WYSB) has impacted the lives of many children and their families throughout the region. Serving Winchester, Barkhamsted, New Hartford, Colebrook, Norfolk and Hartland, the WYSB has a broad reach – yet a very focused mission: to help at-risk youth and their families.

Event Details:

Saturday, November 6, 2021

6:00 – 10:00 pm

Crystal Peak in Winsted

$40.00 per person

**All CDC guidelines will be followed at this event**

If you are unable to attend the event and would like to support the WYSB CLICK HERE to make a donation!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
9/1/21 10/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 40.00$ 40.00$ 40.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/06/21
Sa - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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