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: 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

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.

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
24

Community Prayer Group

Join us as we gather to pray for our community, our YMCA, and our individual needs.  Your presence is important because you are important...
Oct
24

Teen Late Nite

   TEEN LATE NITE Come play basketball, lift weights, play ping-pong...
Oct
24

Pickleball

Pickleball is here at the Bremerton Family YMCA. Join us each Wednesday in the gym to meet new people and enjoy this great sport...
Oct
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...
Oct
24

Fall Hiking Series: Palisades Lakes

Come hit the trails with us! We'll meet at the Y at 7:30am to hike Palisades Lakes. The hike is 7.5 miles with a 1,800-foot...
Oct
24

Teen Late Nite

Come play basketball, swim, climb the rock wall, lift weights, play ping-pong, air hockey, and more. Membership is not required, bring photo identification. Open to...
Oct
24

Floating Beyond Fear

This innovative class for adults combines group discussions and pool time designed to address fear of the water. We’ll discuss how your body naturally interacts...
Oct
24

Youth and Government

This fun program guides teens to develop leadership and public speaking skills while running a model state legislature. Program culminates with overnight visit to Olympia...

1,440 Minutes in a Day...

Schedule 30 of them for physical activity.