September 23, 2014 | Comments (0)

Celebrating a Legacy of Impact

We said goodbye recently to a man who touched the lives of thousands of people in our community: John O. Morgan. ...
February 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Kids Say the Darndest Things

There are moments when you can’t help but laugh when drawings from a five year old cross your desk. During the month...
November 19, 2013 | Comments (3)

Window Seat on the World

Normally, I’m an aisle girl. I like seeing what’s happening in the space around me. Last month I did a lot of travelling...
November 19, 2013 | Comments (2)

When We Return

I’m a cat person.   Let’s just get that out there from the start. I do love all animals...
November 19, 2013 | Comments (2)

In Times of Trouble

Earlier this summer Nik Wallenda, an incredibly brave wirewalker, traveled 1,400 feet across an Arizona canyon without a net or safety harness between him and...

We have a day for giving thanks, but on December 2 you can do more with #givingtuesday. Join others around the world in giving to causes you care about. Take an #UNselfie and tell us why you give to the Y.

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is seeking a Child Care ECEAP Family Support Specialist.The Family Support Specialist (FSS) maintains an outreach recruitment and enrollment process throughout the school year. The FSS works in partnership with the site team to encourage and plan for parent participation in their child’s education. The FSS works together with families in an effort to support them in recognizing and building upon their family strengths and improving the conditions and quality of their family’s life. The FSS’s work will adhere to ECEAP Program Standards, Service Plans and the principles of best practice in the field of family support.

To apply: http://www.ymcapkc.org/employment/cc-eceap-family-specialist/

Here’s a favorite post of ours from the past: Our website has been redesigned to make engaging with the Y more accessible, so you can search less and discover more.

Check it out! http://www.ymcapkc.org/
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The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is seeking an experienced Branch Marketing and Communications Director for the Child Care Branch to work as part of the association marketing/communications team and branch leadership team. This position is responsible for leading member marketing, public relations, and community outreach to support the leadership team in attracting and retaining members and positioning the YMCA as a cause-driven organization.

To apply: http://www.ymcapkc.org/employment/cc-branch-marketing-communications-director/

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is seeking an experienced, high-energy team player to lead our Aquatic Department and be a part of our Tom Taylor Family Branch senior staff team. Coordinate, develop, deliver and maintain programs and use of our 3-pool aquatic center, using full-time and part-time staff, and volunteers.

To apply: http://www.ymcapkc.org/employment/ttfb-senior-aquatics-director-1/

Here’s a favorite post of ours from the past: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a.... Bald Eagle! YMCA Child Care participants are learning about American history all month long throughout our sites. Why not have an eagle visit one our sites? That’s hands on learning!
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Baker Bulldog Center is in full swing this week! Our Drama Team preparing for their first drama debut! #somuchmore

Our Gordon Family Y has been getting some exciting visitors.

Here’s a favorite post of ours from the past: News from our community partner, MultiCare:

Help us build a healthier community. Tell your friends and neighbors about the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. http://multica.re/16mwefw.
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Join the Harvest Fun at the Mel Korum Family YMCA!

July 10, 2014

National champions headed back home to washington

Defending National Champions have kept their title thanks to a stellar performance at the 2014 YMCA National Gymnastics Championship in Tampa, Florida. Teams from the...
June 12, 2014

YMCA offers free summer lunch program

Ensuring children have healthy meals this summer is a top priority of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties. Many free and reduced lunch recipients...
June 11, 2014

There's no stopping kimmy watters

Kimmy Watters, 43, has become an inspiration at the Morgan Family YMCA in Tacoma for a variety of notable reasons: losing 50 pounds despite having...
June 11, 2014

The force of nature that is kimmy watters

“I was reluctant when I joined the Y in 2001,” Kimmy said. “I’d never worked out, never exercised, and I was 50 pounds overweight...
June 11, 2014

Children in Pierce County Provided with Healthy Meals this Summer

Ensuring children have healthy meals this summer is a top priority of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties. Many free and reduced...
June 11, 2014

Helping Stem Summer Learning Loss

Providing opportunities to be both mentally and physically stimulated is the goal of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties’ Summer programs. From preschool through...
June 11, 2014

YMCA Feeding Children in Kitsap County for the Summer

Ensuring children have healthy meals this summer is a top priority of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties. Many free and reduced lunch recipients...
June 4, 2014

this chihuly isn't art but about giving back to community

“We look for an alum who’s done some great things in the community through their job, their service, whatever,” Besett said. “I get nominations from...
May 19, 2014

Bainbridge students learn at camp seymour

Audrey Barnett, Hayden Marchinek and Soleil Cowen-Quan studied marine ecosystems, forest ecology and their impact on the environment at YMCA Camp Seymour on the Key...
May 7, 2014

Construction of gordon family ymca in sumner begins

The effort to locate a YMCA in Sumner that started six years ago took a major step April 28...
Oct
29

Youth Basketball League Registration

Registration for our Youth Basketball League opens October 29 and closes January 5. The season runs from January 19-March 21, with tournament play for upper...
Oct
29

Youth Basketball League Registration

Registration for our Youth Basketball League opens October 29 and closes January 5. The season runs from January 19-March 21, with tournament play for upper...
Nov
7

Youth Basketball League Registration

TEAM PLAYERS MADE HERE...
Nov
10

Winter Day Camp Registration

Youth ages 5-12 learn new skills, make friends, connect with caring adults, and have a great time through participation in gymnastics, arts and crafts, sports...
Nov
14

Winter Day Camp Registration

Youth ages 5-12 learn new skills, make friends, connect with caring adults, and have a great time through participation in gymnastics, arts and crafts, sports...
Nov
24

Bible Study

 This small group meets every Monday to discuss the Bible and examine it's teachings in modern life...
Nov
24

Pickelball

 Pickelball is a great way to have fun and stay fit. Paddles and balls are provided...
Nov
24

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a no-charge, 12 week program that meets twice a week for 90 minutes to help cancer patients and survivors ease...
Nov
24

Giving Tree Nominations

Does your family or another family you know need some extra help this holiday season? Fill out a nomination form at our Welcome Center for...
Nov
25

Pacific Region Conference Planning Meeting

An annual retreat for high school students to explore diverse topics with their peers encouraging participants to identify values and build communication skills...

1,440 Minutes in a Day...

Schedule 30 of them for physical activity.