Programs & Activities
click here> All Pro Dad Breakfast Program video
All Pro Dad's Day is a simple idea with a profound impact. It's a one-hour monthly breakfast held before school where fathers and their children meet with other dads and kids in the school cafeteria, local church or restaurant. During this time, they discuss a wide range of family topics, spend time together, create fun memories, and are equipped with resources to strengthen their relationship.
Contact your school for additional information. Flyers for registration are provided by participating schools.
click here> Boot Camp for New Dads brochure (PDF)
This three (3) hour training offers tips on everything from helping breastfeeding moms with latenight feedings, to being more patient. It's all advice on raising a happy, healthy baby that veteran dads are happy to share. It makes a difference when you hear it from someone who's just gone though it. .
click here>NFL brochure (PDF)
Nurturing Fathers is for young and old dads, step dads, granddads, or good dads who want to be Great Dads. Classes meet regularly (once a week for 13 weeks) to discuss the ideals of fathering with other men. You learn about fathering... A Z. Typically held each Fall and Spring.
click here> Family Law Clinic Flyer with Dates [pdf]
Once a month at the Domestic Relations Court you can meet with lawyers to ask questions about divorce! dissolution, custody, paternity, domestic violence, visitation; how to fill out "do it yourself' forms; the legal system and how to gain access to it; and other family law matters. The clinic is free for people living in Muskingum County with limited income.
Saturday, June 15th
11am - 3pm
Muskingum Family YMCA at Park Central
The Saturday before Father's Day, dads and their families are invited to the annual "All Star Dads Day" held at the Muskingum Family Y. A donation of $1 is received for each child attending while dads get in FREE. Included in this celebration is a picnic style lunch, followed by an afternoon celebration filled with a collection of activities which may include a Hot Shot Basketball contest, water balloon toss, old fashion Sack Races, Kick, Punt & Pass, face painting, inflatable’s such as the Bounce House, the Sticky Fly Wall, or the Obstacle Course and Slide. During the entire event dads and kids along with other guest can enjoy an afternoon of swimming compliments of the Muskingum Family Y.
Programs for Couples
*Please Note: Specific programs are subject to change
We have resources for couples in serious relationships (teens, pre engaged), engaged couples, newlyweds, couples wanting to strengthen their relationship, couples experiencing marital stress, couples in second marriages, and couples with step children.
Parenting your children in a split up relationship is not easy, but it's not impossible when you can learn from others and loving them is more important than a drama war.
click here> Crossroads: Parenting Beyond the Drama brochure [pdf]
Relationship Building programs such as Connection, The Art of Loving Well, How to Avoid Marrying A Jerk, and Building Relationships.
Premarital Preparation programs such as Prepare! Enrich, FOCCUS, PAIRS, and more.
Marriage Enrichment opportunities such as 10 Great Dates, Couples Communication, the Marriage Course, Family Wellness, and PREP.
Programs of restoration for couples in crisis or separated such as Reconciling God's Way, Divorce Prevention, Couple Mentoring, and programs mentioned above (PAIRS, PREP, etc.)
Co Parenting Programs such as Family Wellness, Smart Step (support group for step parents), and mediation programs.