Nurturing the potential of every child and teen-We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That's why, through the Y, millions of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.
Improving the nation’s health and well-being In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors-The Y has been listening and responding to our communities’ most critical social needs for 160 years. Whether developing skills or emotional well-being through education and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic populations through global services, or preventing chronic disease and building healthier communities through collaborations with policymakers, the Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve.
4/7 THROUGH 4/10 VISIT INSECTROPOLIS
Looking for a fun filled afternoon. Visit Insectropolis, 1761 Route 9, Toms River during spring break, Tuesday, 4/7 through Friday, 4/10 and a portion of yor ticket price will be donated to the Y. Click here for details
4/25 HEALTHY KIDS DAY
On Saturday, April 25, 1:00-4:00PM, the Y is celebrating YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of children and their families. This FREE event is open to the public and includes fun play, a swim in the pool if you would like and activities to keep kids moving and learning, in order to maintain healthy habits and academic skills to achieve goals and reach their full potential. Click here for more details
DONATE NOW BE PART OF OUR MARCH MADNESS STRONG KIDS CAMPAIGN
When you support the Ocean County YMCA with a financial gift, you strengthen your community and advance the mission, vision and values of the Y. As the nation’s leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, we use your gift to make a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own backyard. Financial Assistance to Ocean County residents across all programs totaled more then $327,000 last year. Click here for more information.
THE Y IS PART OF TD BANK AFFINITY MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM
The Y is proud to announce a new partner in our fundraising efforts. We’ve joined TD Bank’s Affinity Membership Program, which provides our organization the opportunity to earn annual cash contributions. We’re thrilled with the ease of participating in this program and that there is no cost to our organization or our members. Simply stop by your local TD Bank Store or call and ask to have your accounts linked to the Y’s Affinity Banking Program, our code# is AG530. Thank you for your support Click here for more information
THE Y HAS LIFEGUARD & MEMBER SERVICES PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE
THE Y IS PART OF AMAZON SMILE!
With the holidays approaching quickly and the gift shopping getting underway please remember that the Ocean County YMCA is registered with Amazon Smile. Using the attached link simply login into your Amazon account (New to Amazon register at that point) to make your purchases. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Ocean County YMCA Inc whenever you shop
on AmazonSmile. Thank you for partnering with the Y! Click here to be directed to AmazonSmile
2/14 50/50 Lottery Winners
1st Prize Susan Dudek/Sarah Campbell
2nd Prize Earl & Barbara Jackman