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Apr
26

Healthy Kids Day

On April 26, the Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. Join us for this...

"Tomb, thou shall not hold Him longer.
Death is strong, but life is stronger.
Stronger than the dark, the light,
Stronger than the wrong, the right."

Happy Easter from your friends at the Morgan Family YMCA.
As a reminder, we are CLOSED today. See you all tomorrow during our normal hours and class schedules.

Answers to some of your Easter questions:

1.) The annual egg hunt is on for tomorrow, Saturday, April 19. Festivities begin with a craft and story time at 10:45am in the Family Wellness Center. FREE for Y members; $2 for community members. See you tomorrow!

2.)All regularly scheduled classes will run as normal tomorrow. (They are not cancelled due to the egg hunt.)

3.) As a reminder, we will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20. We will re-open on Monday, April 21 at 4:45am.

Wishing you and your families a blessed and hopeful Easter holiday!

Give Hope. Give Soap. Just a few days left of our first annual soap and toiletries drive benefitting underprivileged people in our community. We'll be accepting the following items through Saturday, April 26:
*shampoo and conditioner
*toothpaste and toothbrushes
*shaving cream and lotion
*diapers and feminine hygiene products
*all types of soap (dish, hand, laundry, etc.)
*deodorant/antiperspirant

Donate what you can't imagine doing without!

Our Aquatics Team wants to hear from you. Here's what they'd like to know:

1.) Parents of kids enrolled in our swim lessons, will your children be attending morning (9am-12pm) or evening (4-7pm) lessons this summer?

2.) Which would you prefer this summer: recreational swim time on weekday afternoons from 1-3pm or recreational swim time on weekday evenings from 7-9pm?

Thank you in advance for your constructive feedback!

April's Virtue of the Month: Humility
"What kills the skunk is the publicity it gives itself." Abraham Lincoln

Friendly reminder: Late registration for the Spring 1 session opens tonight at 6:30pm. Login to www.ymcapkc.org/morganregistration

Remember to save your child's spot in our upcoming Parkour competition! The event is Tuesday, April 1 at 5:30pm, and you can register at www.ymcapkc.org/morganregistration

Who wants 4 Summit Club tickets to the Tacoma Rainiers game next Friday, April 4 at 7:05pm? Whoever can correctly answer the following YMCA trivia question first wins! (Please answer only if you can attend the game):

Which 31 year YMCA staff veteran was at one time a licensed cosmetologist?

Opportunity of the Year: As our Annual Campaign comes to a close, we are auctioning off a hot ticket item that will make your Y experience even dreamier: rockstar parking for an entire year!

That's right, the lucky winner will have a premier parking spot reserved for their exclusive use for the entire year. Bidding starts at $500 and ends tomorrow at 5pm.

To submit your bid, comment on this post. Ready, set, go!

Virtue of the Month: Responsibility
"The function of freedom is to free someone else." Toni Morrison

WHAT'S NEW

EASTER CELEBRATION AND EGG HUNT

Saturday, April 19 | Ages 6months-10 years

Join the Arts and Gymnastics Departments for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be a story time in the Family Wellness Lobby at 10:45am followed by a fun Easter Bunny craft from 11am-1:15pm. The Easter Egg Hunt is split into two age groups and will take place outside on the Day Camp
field by the back parking lot. Hope to see you there!

PERSONAL TRAINING

Our certified personal trainers will use their knowledge of current research concepts, principles of sound exercise, and state-of-the-art equipment to design and implement a program tailored just for you. Contact Deb Delong at 253-906-9945.

BEGINNING RUNNER'S TRAINING GROUP

Join us on Mondays at 5:15pm for a beginning runners/walkers training group. The goal is to establish endurance, with a goal of running or walking the Y Run for Kids 5K in April 2014.

Anyone 10 years and older is welcome to join us. (No registration necessary.) We'll meet weekly on the main indoor running track. Hope to see you there!

Questions?
Toby Roberts
253-460-8857




SCHEDULES


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2014 SESSION AND REGISTRATION DATES                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                 Spring 1 Registration: March 28 at 10am through March 30 at 10pm

Spring 1 | April 7 through May 11
Spring 2 | May 19 through June 15
Summer 1 | June 23 through July 20
Summer 2 | July 28 through August 24
Fall 1 | September 8 through October 12
Fall 2 | October 20 through November 23


REGISTER FOR INCLUDED PROGRAMS  

REGISTER FOR ADDITIONAL FEE PROGRAMS

Includes arts, youth wrestling, birthday parties, dance, yoga retreat and other special events.

CONTACT

Carla Larson at 253-460-8851.

VIRTUAL TOUR, AMENITIES, AND POLICIES


MORGAN Family Y Virtual Tour

MORGAN Family Y Amenities

  • 12 Week Healthy Living Center
  • ActivTrax Customized Workout Program
  • Adult Locker Rooms
  • Basketball Courts
  • Cardio Machines
  • Dance Studio
  • Family Locker Rooms
  • Family Well-Being Center
  • Free Weights
  • Group Cycling Room
  • Group Exercise Rooms
  • Gymnastics Center
  • Indoor Lap Pool
  • Indoor Track
  • Instructional Pool
  • Nursery
  • Racquetball/Handball Courts
  • Sauna and Steam Rooms
  • Spa/Therapy Pool
  • Special Needs/Family Changing Rooms
  • Weight Machines
  • Yoga Studio
  • Youth Drop-In Zone

MORGAN Family Y Policies

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
The Morgan YMCA makes every effort possible to keep the Y and its programs running during periods of inclement weather. Operating decisions are based on weather alerts, road and school closings and the ability of the YMCA staff & members to get to and from the Y and operate the facility safely.

For All Classes (Youth & Adult) Cancellation Policy:
If the Tacoma School District has a delayed start due to inclement weather, we will cancel all morning classes. If Tacoma school district cancels school due to inclement weather, all classes will be cancelled for the day. If Tacoma school district cancels all afternoon and evening activities, all evening classes will be cancelled. A decision will be made at opening for Saturday and Sunday classes.

Please feel free to contact our Welcome Center at (253) 564-9622 for any questions on class cancellations or modification in operating hours for inclement weather


HOLIDAY AND CHILD WATCH HOURS


  • New Years Day | 9am-6pm
  • Easter | CLOSED
  • Memorial Day | 7am-3pm
  • July 4 | 7am-1pm
  • Labor Day | 7am-3pm
  • Thanksgiving | 7am-1pm
  • Friday After Thanksgiving | 7am-9:30pm
  • Christmas Eve | 4:45am-3pm
  • Christmas | CLOSED
  • New Year's Eve | 4:45am-5pm
NURSERY (6 weeks-6 years)
  • Monday-Friday  |  8:45am-2pm and 3:30-8pm
  • Saturday  |  8am-3pm
  • Sunday  |  9am-11am (free)
EXTENDED NURSERY (potty trained-6 years)
  • Monday-Friday  |  9:30am-12pm 
Contact Melissa Robinson at 253-460-8810

More Information.

DROP-In Zone (7 years and older)
  • Monday-Friday  |  4pm-7:30pm 
Contact Toby Roberts at 253-460-8847

More Information.


GETTING STARTED


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FitPath is an appointment designed specifically for members ages 10 and older who want to have a tailored, progressive fitness plan. Our Health and Well-being staff will meet with you to discuss your goals to create a program that's right for you. 


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Our certified personal trainers will use their knowledge of current research concepts, principles of sound exercise, and state-of-the-art equipment to design and implement a program tailored just for you. Contact Deb Delong at 253-906-9945. 

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Group exercise classes are an excellent way to get active and stay motivated. Browse our classes by location and category. 

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We offer a variety of programs for all ages. Browse our program offerings by category.