Community Events with Laurelville

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Women's Outdoor Adventure Club EVENTS

Our goals include gathering at and enjoying Laurelville’s 600 acres, meeting new people, safely having adventures with women of all ages, ethnicities, and beliefs, and pooling our resources to explore the outdoor amenities in our region. Members are encouraged to lead adventures to their favorite places. As a group, we also have been supporting other non-profits’ events in the region. Events are spontaneous and planned. Members pick and choose their adventures.

Our group has grown to more than 163 women since our inaugural hike to Ohiopyle on Oct. 1, 2022. To be added to the eblast list, email Mary Kaufman, program director,

Save the dates:
  • BEYOND: March 1-2, 2024, An overnight women’s retreat where you can worship, relax, and recharge. Cost is $170 per person which includes one night lodging, all meals and activities. There is a commuter option for $85 per person, which includes all meals and activities.

Youth Gathering - 1st and 3rd Sundays, Jan. 21 to April 21, 2024

Laurelville’s Youth Gathering is for middle school and high school students. Each 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from Jan 21 to April 21, we will meet in the Shenandoah gymnasium from 6-8pm. 
Come join us for a season of fun, faith and friends! If you want to have fun, connect with others, and grow in your faith this community youth gathering is for you. It’s free! So come drop by and check it out.

For more information, contact or call 724-423-2056 or 724-423-2429. 

April 2024 National Walking Day hike

Join the YMCA Laurel Highlands at a date/time to be determined, for a National Walking Day hike at Laurelville. Park in the Welcome Center parking circle and meet at the Dining Hall entrance (restroom is available inside). Please sign up with YMCA Program Director Missy Troxell if you plan to attend:


Learn-to-Swim Lessons 2024 - Registration opens May 1, 2024



PLEASE NOTE: Mount Pleasant Twp. residents may take free swim lessons, underwritten by the Township Supervisors, at the high school swimming pool, first session begins early June, 2024. Please call 724-423-6812.  Swimming lessons for the Pittsburgh / Laurelville area



Sunday Sunset Yoga 2024

Check back for information about Laurelville’s Sunday Sunset Yoga classes on Sundays June through August atop our 600 acre property near the labyrinth on Sunset Hill. Questions?

Pool Zumba water exercise classes in 2024

  Pool and activities at Laurelville in the Laurel Highlands

Check back for details about Pool Zumba in 2024!

For those looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, aquatic exercise to their fitness routine, this Zumba pool party is for you!  Taking a Zumba workout into a pool offers less impact on your joints.  Water creates natural resistance, which means every step helps tone your muscles. Perfect for all fitness levels.

Instructor Daynelle Sanner of Find Your Fire Fitness will again bring on the fun in the sun with Latin flavor. Questions?

Seasonal or Ongoing Events

Have Church at Camp

Have church outside, at camp in Laurelville, PA

Have a special service, social, or retreat for your congregation or youth group!


  • Meeting Space
  • Prayer Labyrinth
  • Recreational Activities
  • Meals and low ropes course available (additional charge)

We’d love to know how we can accommodate your group! For questions or to book, call 724.423.2056.


Pastors, Retreat for Free

Free pastor's retreat in Laurelville, PA near Pittsburgh

Pastors, as a thank you for all that you do, enjoy a free, two-night stay at Laurelville once a year.  Experience a solo retreat or bring your spouse/family along for a time of refreshment!

Call 724-423-2056 to book your retreat!