Touch-a-Truck Fall Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Cross Island YMCA 238-10 Hillside Ave. Bellerose, NY 11426

Gearing up for our 4th Annual Touch-a-Truck & Fall Family Festival! 

Join us for our 4th annual Touch-a-Truck Fundraiser on Saturday, September 23th. This event gives kids a chance to encounter working trucks and vehicles they see in everyday life up close and personal. Kids climbed inside, touched and explored the trucks they see every day! (Plus other cool vehicles). All the proceeds of this event go to benefit the YMCA Annual Support Campaign.  The YMCA Annual Support Campaign allows children to take part in our Summer Camp, Early Childhood Classes and many other YMCA programs. In 2017, we will provide over $274,000 in financial assistance to more than 250 local youth and families in need of YMCA programs and services. 

Take a look at all the photos of last year's Touch a Truck event here!

The Fall Festival will also offer families a day of fun, food and entertainment with activities such as arts and crafts, bounce houses, pumpkin picking, games, face painting, music, raffles and family friendly vendors, and YMCA open house. Vehicles include FDNY Fire Truck, NYPD patrol car, Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance, Long Island Jewish Ambulance, Emblem Health RV, Game Truck, NYCB Bucket truck, Con Ed Cable Truck, Department of Sanitation and US Army Humvee. 

Questions on becoming a vendor, sponsor, or a volunteer contact Jamé at or 718-551-9314 or email Daria Haines at

A big thank you to our supporters and sponsors! The Answer Group NY, New York Community Bank, Con Edison.

For more information about the Cross Island YMCA and to learn about upcoming events “like” the Cross Island YMCA facebook page or visit Even more fun family events are planned for the remainder of the year.