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 will be closing at 1pm tomorrow in observance of Independence Day. Please check your local branch for opening times and modified group fitness schedules.

The Y's Sisterhood and Brotherhood Summer Academies have received a generous grant thanks to The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation. With this support, the Y can continue to mentor young woman and men in leadership, academics, and healthy living. #ymcasisterhood #ymcabrotherhood

As part of the Y’s commitment to keep swimmers safe in and around the water, the Y encourages children and adults to have fun and enjoy the various benefits of swimming, but to always make safety their first priority.

LEAVE YOUR LEGACY
Complimentary Estate Planning services are now available to all Y members. Confidential appointments are offered on May 14. Learn more about this complimentary financial service by contacting Aileen Bacon at abacon@ymcapkc.org or 253-534-7845.

LEAVE YOUR LEGACY
Complimentary Estate Planning services are now available to all Y members. Confidential appointments are offered on April 16 and May 14. Learn more about this complimentary financial service by contacting Aileen Bacon at abacon@ymcapkc.org or 253-534-7845.

Another round of annual campaign fundraisers from YMCA Child Care were a huge success! Thanks for our staff and supporters for attending the annual rummage sale and Parent’s Night Out. There is still time to join the team and donate to the Y today! http://www.ymcapkc.org/annualcampaign/

Support Teen Late Nite when you register for the Daffodil 5K Challenge. Run one or all four races in four cities in one day. Grab your friends and register today! https://www.databarevents.com/daffodil5kchallenge/

Wondering how you can get this great Nike Dri Fit shirt? Register today for the Daffodil 5K Challenge. Four cities, four races, one day. https://www.databarevents.com/daffodil5kchallenge/

Have you registered for the Daffodil 5k Challenge yet? Join your friends and community for one 5k or all four races on April 5.

http://daffodil5kchallenge.com/

Food for a cause – The YMCA Child Care pancake feed supporting the Annual Campaign was a success this weekend! Thanks to the volunteers, staff, and families that came to support families in our community with opportunities to be part of the Y family. Way to go team!

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...
May 5, 2014

Building Begins at new sumner ymca facility

The groundbreaking ceremony at the Gordon Family YMCA site in Sumner took place April 28. Speakers at the event...
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ActivTrax Summer Challenge

ActivTrax Summer Challenge starts June 1 and runs through the entire summer! Sign-up for a Fit Path appointment at the Welcome Center to...
Jul
21

Mel Korum Summer Day Camp Week 5

Get totally soaked with squirt guns, raft building, water bounce houses, and slip and slide fun. Join us for week 5 of Summer Day Camp...
Jul
23

Adult Soccer Drop-in

You're never too old for sports fun at the Y. Drop on in to the Sports Park to get your game on. Soccer drop-in is...
Jul
23

Summer Dance Camps | 6-10 years

Join us as we explore a variety of dance genres! AGES Ages 3-5 | 5:15-5:45pm Ages 6-10...
Jul
23

Summer Dance Camps | 3-5 years

Join us as we explore a variety of dance genres! AGES Ages 3-5 | 5:15-5:45pm Ages 6-10...
Jul
23

Minute to Win it Challenge

Ages 11+ should join us every Monday and Wednesday this summer to take part in new and exciting challenges!  Track your success on our leader...
Jul
23

Mid Week Movie Break

Join us as we kick back and enjoy popcorn and a movie each week! MID WEEK MOVIE BREAK...
Jul
23

Adult Outdoor Soccer

   All skill levels welcome. No registration required.  Participants without active YMCA memberships pay a reduced guest pass fee of $5.  Come on out and join...
Jul
24

Bible Study

Be equipped for the challenges of daily living as you meet with other members for a non-denominational, faith-based hour of biblical study, prayer, and fellowship...
Jul
24

Adult Flag Football Drop-in

You're never too old for sports fun at the Y. Drop on in to the Sports Park to get your game on. Flag football drop-in...

1,440 Minutes in a Day...

Schedule 30 of them for physical activity.