YMCA host ‘Spooktacular 2022’ All four locations will celebrate Halloween on Oct. 21

All four locations of the Central Coast YMCA will offer chills and thrills during the Halloween season with its Spooktacular 2022 on Oct. 21.

Spooktacular events feature trick-or-treat stations, arts & crafts, costume parade and more fun for the whole family, all free to the community.

Spooktacular will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at YMCA of the Monterey Peninsula, 600 Camino El Estero, Monterey; Salinas Community YMCA, 117 Clay St., Salinas; YMCA of San Benito County, 351 Tres Pinos Road, Suite A-201, Hollister; and Watsonville Family YMCA, 27 Sudden St., Watsonville.

For more information, call (831) 757-4633 or go to centralcoastymca.org.

About the Central Coast YMCA

Formed in 1989, the Central Coast YMCA began with the merger of two independent YMCAs; the Salinas Community YMCA (founded in 1921) and the Watsonville Family YMCA (founded in 1898). Originally a USO built in 1941, with the purpose of supporting American troops during World War II, the YMCA of the Monterey Peninsula joined the association in 1990. In 1998 the South County YMCA became the fourth branch in the association, extending its service area to the residents of south Monterey County. The YMCA of San Benito County became the fifth and most recent addition to the association in 1999.

CCYMCA is an independent, private, nonprofit corporation, a part of the YMCA of the USA, but responsible for its own policies, programs, and budgets. It employs 27 full-time employees, about 225 part-time employees, and 120 volunteers who impact approximately 40,000 people in Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties.

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