Albany YMCA gives parents the night off

Albany YMCA gives parents the night off

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - 25 kids are enjoying a night out without their parents Friday night.

The Albany Area YMCA gave parents a chance to leave their kids in a safe environment while they do some Christmas shopping or spend time alone.

The kids were able to watch movies eat snacks, and play games.

"Parents have been asking for it. They want opportunities to get out. But because of their situation they don't want kids just staying with anybody and the YMCA is a safe environment," said Mary Ganzel.

The YMCA plans to hold more events like this next year.

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