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...

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!

Here’s a favorite post of ours from the past: Our YMCA Child Care participants at Camas Prairie Elementary had special visitors for fire safety month... Thank you to our local fire departments for keeping us safe!
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Thank you to our friends in the Sumner community for joining us for our Raise the Roof event last Saturday.

Here’s a favorite post of ours from the past: It's Arts Week at the Y! October 7-13

Arts programming helps young people develop self-expression, character and relationship building, and a sense of belonging.

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Here’s a favorite post of ours from the past: The book mobile is on the prowl at Camas Prairie Elementary! Our new child care partner, Pierce County Library, has joined forces with the YMCA to promote reading and provide access to a variety of books and materials to our child care kids. If you’re a parent, join the movement and read to your child tonight!
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October is breast cancer awareness month. Take care of your health and learn more at carolmilgardbreastcenter.org.

Basketball hoops are officially installed at the University Y in downtown Tacoma! Next week: Climbing wall installation.

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

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
1

Youth Winter Volleyball Registration

Season | November 17-December 20 Grades | 6-8 Cost | $35 for members  $45 for community members...
Oct
23

Spiritual Development Seminars

Join the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties in two exciting workshop series from nationally acclaimed authors designed to:...
Oct
29

Pee Wee Pumpkin Parade

Preschool age kiddos, join us for a special toddler gym this week including a trick or treat parade around the building...
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...
Oct
30

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...
Oct
30

Make A Joyful Noise

Got a song in your heart but nowhere to sing it besides the shower? Join us Thursday mornings in the Chapel. We’ll be learning a...
Oct
30

Growing Writer's Workshop

Learn the essentials of good storytelling and how both traditional and electronic publishing work in this 8-week, hands-on class. For adults 18 and older...
Oct
30

Financial Peace University

Discover financial freedom by learning to manage personal finances, get control of spending, and set financial goals through the support of trained facilitators in a...
Oct
30

Costume Parade

Strut your stuff at our festive harvest costume walk. Trick or treat at the different department stations throughout the branch and vote on your favorite...

1,440 Minutes in a Day...

Schedule 30 of them for physical activity.