We are looking for a staff member to join our team as the Indoor Park/LIFT Facilitator. The job is open until filled; however, we will begin interviewing as soon as we have candidates, so if you are interested apply soon. The position will start January 3rd. For more information call 541-547-4599.
Please print out and fill in the Job Application, and bring it to YYFAP (Commons Basement), or mail it to:
Yachats Youth & Family Activities Program, Inc.
P.O. Box 151
Yachats, OR 97498
Local mom and Early Childhood Educator, Kelly Everfree, will be leading discussions about the joys and difficulties of parenting. Here is an opportunity to ask some questions about parenting and listen as she shares her knowledge and experience. ParentTalk is March 9, 16, 30 and April 6, 13, 20 at 9:30 AM at the Yachats Library. Free. For more information call (541) 547-4599
Indoor Park has grown! We’ve added an extra day each week and we have new hours.
Please join us for play time and parent talk during this fun playgroup for children ages 0-6 and caregivers. We all bring a healthy snack to share during our snack time. Monday 10:30-noon and Thursdays 2:30-4 pm, in Room 4 of the Yachats Commons. Cost is $1 per child
Coming up December 9th, Nutrition Educator Jan Ostby will be with us to talk about whole grains. She always makes it fun for the kids and we all get to learn something while nibbling on wholesome food. We hope you can join us!
Join the Children’s Trust of Lincoln County on Thursday, October 28th at 6:30-7:45 PM at the Yachats Commons. Share your opinions and ideas on how we can support our local kids. After all, “communities that invest in their children gain healthy, productive kids, reduce crime and save money,” – Rob Bovett, Lincoln County District Attorney.
Indoor Park is expanding its hours! Beginning the week of September 20th, Indoor Park will be held 2 days per week instead of just one. Join us Mondays from 10:30 am to noon and Thursdays from 1:30pm to 3pm. This will give parents with children ages 0-6 two opportunities each week to get together for play time, network with other local parents and participate in special activities. Here are a few upcoming special Indoor Park activities:
Wednesday, August 25th from 1-3 PM: Nature Walk
Wednesday, September 8th from 1-3:00 PM: Special visit from Jan Ostby, Nutrition Education Instructor from Lincoln County OSU Extension office. She will be sharing important information on child nutrition and also be available to answer any questions
Wednesday, September 29th from 1:30-3:00 PM: Last Nature walk for the season
Indoor Park is held in Room #4 of the Yachats Commons, 441 N, Hwy 101, Yachats, OR. If we aren’t in the room when you get there, check the playground behind the Commons! Cost: Only $1 per visit. For more information, please call (541) 547-4599.
The Yachats Youth and Family Activities Program will be closed August 30th-September 6th in preparation for the upcoming school year. All of our programs will resume September 7th including our afterschool program, called Recreation PLUS. Recreation PLUS is our drop-in afterschool program and children ages 6 and up are welcome to join the fun every day at the Yachats Commons from 3:30- 6:00 PM. Children may take the school bus to the Yachats Commons after school and must be picked up before 6:00 PM. Children will have the opportunity to cook, play sports, make crafts, and more! There is a suggested $25 fee per family per quarter. For more information or for volunteer opportunities, please call (541)547-4599.