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're looking for an experienced Volunteer and Registration Coordinator to provide administrative support to program and administrative staff at the Lakewood Family Y. Responsible for class registration and volunteer programs. Learn more or apply: http://www.ymcapkc.org/employment/lfb-volunteer-registration-coordinator/

Do you have experience working with youth in a sports league capacity? If you enjoy teaching others skills in a fun and team oriented atmosphere, you may be a good fit for Lakewood's full time Youth Sports Director position. Learn more or apply: http://www.ymcapkc.org/employment/lfb-youth-sports-director/

We are looking for a full time Communications Director for our Association Office. In our fast-paced environment, you will use your excellent communication skills to strengthen community awareness and maintain our email, video, and website platforms. In addition to being extremely attentive to detail, your expertise in multitasking will be crucial when you build relationships with staff, track marketing data, and write and edit content using the Y voice. Learn more and apply here: http://www.ymcapkc.org/employment/ao-communications-director/

Here’s a favorite post of ours from the past: Our child care participants are learning about giving back to the community through random acts of kindness. What random act can you do to make someone's day today?
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There is Black Friday and Cyber Monday but today is #givingtuesday. Donate to the Y then take an #UNselfie and tell us why you give. http://www.ymcapkc.org/donate/

It's Cyber Monday and when you do your shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to the Y. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-0565562 and support us every time you shop.

Get ready for #givingtuesday on December 2. Donate to the Y, then take an #UNselfie telling us why you give. http://www.ymcapkc.org/donate/

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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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
28

Giving Tree

Share Christmas joy with a child from our Giving Tree this holiday. Grab a name from either of our trees and spread holiday cheer by...
Dec
1

Lifeguard Certification Course

The Haselwood Family YMCA will be providing a lifeguard certification course, open members and community members, beginning Monday, December 29, through Saturday, January 3. ...
Dec
1

12 Days of Christmas

How many times will we see you at Tacoma Center during December? ...
Dec
15

Winter 1 Registration

REGISTER HEREWinter 1 Registration...
Dec
15

Locker Room Closures

There will be rolling locker room closures December 15-19 to resurface the locker room floors.FAMILY CHANGING ROOMSThe family changing rooms will close on Monday, December...

1,440 Minutes in a Day...

Schedule 30 of them for physical activity.