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.
4/20 HAPPY EASTER
The Y will be closed for Easter on Sunday, April 20. Have a blessed holiday with family and friends.
4/21 - 4/25 TRY OUR NEW TEEN WORKOUT SESSIONS FOR FREE
Building strong teens through confidence, strength and success! These workouts for teens ages 13-17 can be scaled to all levels of fitness in groups of 5 participants. Try a class for FREE April 21 though April 25. Click here for registration and additional information.
CONGRATULATIONS ROBERT GRISWOLD
Congratulations to Robert Griswold for being selected for the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships Team!! Robert will be representing Team USA this summer in Pasadena, CA from August 2 -12. Also as part of this selection he will be participating in the Pan Pacific Paralympic Camp at the USA Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO for 4 days in June. This is a great accomplishment and we are all looking forward to Robert swimming in the Red, White and Blue with pride this summer.
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GOES TO ZACK MOLLOY
TigerShark swim team member, Zachary Molloy, touched in 1:35.66 as he beat out the rest of the field by more than a second yesterday at the YMCA National Championships. Zack won the 200 Freestyle setting a new national record during the event held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. Congratulations to Zack on an outstanding performance! Click here to watch the race. http://coverage.takeitlive.tv/keyword/14tl019tv-e206/i-bD4TNCx/A
4/26 HEALTHY KIDS DAY AT THE Y
On Saturday, April 26, from 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 families. This FREE event is open to the public and will include fun active play and educational 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 information
SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS ONGOING
AT CAMP, I CAN! The YMCA knows children. We know they need to spend time outdoors being active and having fun while also practicing social and decision making skills that are new to them. Our Summer Camp program offers a safe environment in a traditional camp setting that includes swim lessons, weekly outings and guests, archery, arts and crafts, music and dance, weekly themes and so much more!! Click here for more information
TRY IT FOR FREE! CROSSFIT TIGERSHARK AT THE Y
CrossFit itself is defined as that which optimizes fitness (constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity). CrossFit is also the community that spontaneously arises when people do these workouts together. In fact, the communal aspect of CrossFit is a key component of why it’s so effective.
Experience the Difference. Click here for more information