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Dec
27

Youth Swim Lesson Winter 2

Give your child the gift of confidence around the water. Our swimming lesson program focuses on instructing children on the safety skills when being in...
Jan
30

Teen Late Nite

Come compete in our Tacoma-wide teen basketball tournament Friday, January 30, from 9pm-12am. Get down to live music featuring @DJRoyal253, enjoy free pizza, dunk contest...
Feb
2

Workout of the Week

Looking for a fun way to add variety to your weekly workouts?  Here is what you need to know:  Workouts will...
Feb
3

Making Change Stick

We are determined to help you make change stick.   This workshop is designed to offer the following tools to support you in spirit, mind...
Feb
4

Community Prayer Group

All denominations are welcome for a quiet time of prayer and reflection in the upper lounge every Wednesday. We pray for our nation, our community, our...
Feb
4

Making Change Stick

We are determined to help you make change stick.   This workshop is designed to offer the following tools to support you in spirit, mind...
Feb
7

Swimmer's Stroke Clinic - Backstroke

Are you looking to improve your swimming technique? Our stroke clinics are great for swimmers who currently swim freestyle and are looking to learn the...
Feb
11

Community Prayer Group

All denominations are welcome for a quiet time of prayer and reflection in the upper lounge every Wednesday. We pray for our nation, our community, our...
Feb
14

Youth Swim Lesson Spring 1

Give your child the gift of confidence around the water. Our swimming lesson program focuses on instructing children on the safety skills when being in...
Feb
14

Partner Yoga

Partner Yoga utilizes the forms and principles of individual posture while incorporating the presence of another to deepen the impact of the experience. Partner Yoga...

The Y offers complimentary Estate Planning services to all our members. Take advantage of this opportunity to draft or revise your will and learn about the tax advantages available through this confidential planning. Email abacon@ymcapkc.org or visit ymcapkc.orglegacy for appointments on February 17.

Time sure does fly when you are having fun! Spring 1 Session of swimming lessons will be open for registration beginning Saturday, January 31.

Space is limited so mark your calenders and don't forget to sign up your kiddos. Class will run February 14-March 14 on Saturdays only.
Visit our Welcome Center for assistance with the registration process.

Calling all Tacoma teens ages 13-19! This Friday night from 9pm-12am, Tacoma Center YMCA Late Nite is featuring our New Year Hoop Festival! Membership is not required, however please provide a valid photo ID.

Come check out our 4 on 4 basketball tournament, enjoy free pizza, workout with your friends, watch the dunk contest, and enjoy live music featuring DJ Royal253. Spread the word! This event is definitely one you won't want to miss out on. For more information, contact Scott Valen at svalen@ymcapkc.org.

We got caught up in the excitement of the game yesterday! Congratulations to Jacqueline Amadee on winning the Seahawks/YMCA gift basket. Please come pick up your prize at the Welcome Center at 3pm today! Thank you everyone for playing! Go Hawks!

Our staff are ready for the Hawks game Sunday! Show us your Blue Friday gear and tell your friends they have until January 19 to join with 100% off the joining fees. Share this post and be entered into a drawing to win a YMCA/Seahawks gift basket. A winner will be chosen during half time of the game this Sunday.

If you're passionate about fitness and have experience in supervision, you may be a candidate for our Health and Well-Being Director role. Learn more or apply: http://www.ymcapkc.org/employment/tc-health-well-being-director/

Looking to try something new? The University Y Student Center is open to all Pierce and Kitsap County Y members. Now you have even more of a good thing.

Value of the Month: Forgiveness.

"Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future." Paul Boese

Forgiving someone can be the hardest, most liberating thing you can do. How has forgiving someone made you a better person?

Check out our new, fun, and upbeat way of burning those calories. Workout with Gustavo (Brazilian Boxing Coach) as he teaches you the ins and outs of the latest boxing techniques.

Sign up today at our Welcome Center. Time Slots available on Monday and Wednesday evenings starting at 5:30pm

Calling all ladies!

Are you looking for some guidance with your New Year's resolutions? Try Women On Weights (WOW). It is an eight week program that encompasses a wide variety of workouts while introducing you to different weight room equipment.

Women On Weights will be starting the week of January 12, register at our Welcome Center today!

WHAT'S NEW


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BOXING FITNESS

Looking for a fun, upbeat workout routine?
Sign up here to schedule a 30 minute session to learn the latest boxing techniques from Gustavo Rage, Brazilian Boxing Coach. 

A minimum of three participants are required to secure reservations. 

Sessions are held Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30pm, 6:30pm, and 7:30pm. 


PIANO LESSONS

We offer piano lessons to beginners, intermediate and advanced students. We welcome ages 15 and up during the week, and all ages on the weekends. 

Our piano lessons are private one-on-one instruction for 30 minutes in length. Lesson plans include a balance of theory and sight reading according to the student's level and music ability. 

Register for seven, half hour session for $105 at our Welcome Center or email Carol Ann.

Financial Aid applies. 


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.
Register for preschool and youth swim lessons at Tacoma Center Y. 


2015 SESSION DATES

WINTER 2

  • REGISTRATION: December 13 
  • SESSION: January 3-31

SPRING 1

  • REGISTRATION: January 31
  • SESSION: February 14-March 13

SPRING 2

  • REGISTRATION: March 14
  • SESSION: March 28-April 25

SUMMER 1

  • REGISTRATION: April 25
  • SESSION: May 9-June 6

SUMMER 2

  • REGISTRATION: June 6
  • SESSION: June 20-July 25

FALL 1

  • REGISTRATION: July 25
  • SESSION: August 8-September 5

FALL 2

  • REGISTRATION: September 5
  • SESSION: September 19-October 24

WINTER 1

  • REGISTRATION: October 24
  • SESSION: November 7-December 5

Not sure what class to sign your child up for? Learn more about swim lesson progression.

TACOMA CENTER Y Virtual Tour

TACOMA CENTER Y Amenities

  • ActivTrax
  • Basketball courts
  • Cardio Theater with MP3 player connectors
  • Free weights and Weight Equipment
  • Group cycling studio
  • Group exercise rooms
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball, Raquetball, Squash Courts
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor Track
  • Locker Rooms with vanity areas
  • Pilates Studio
  • Pool
  • Secure storage lockers
  • Steam Room
  • Stretching Area
  • Toning Studio
  • Volleyball Courts

TACOMA CENTER Y Policies

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
The Y is a cause for strengthening community. That’s why we’re here working with you every day, making sure that you, your family, and community have the resources and support you need to learn, grow, and thrive. Learn more about becoming a member.

At every age and every level of activity, you will find people just like you looking to become a little healthier. The Y has the facilities, equipment, programs, staff, and dedicated membership to support you as you choose your path a healthier lifestyle. 

The Tacoma Center YMCA offers a variety of fitness classes for all levels and abilities. All classes are included in your YMCA membership and available on a drop-in basis.


2014 hOLIDAY 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-9pm
  • Christmas Eve Day | 4:45am-3pm
  • Christmas | CLOSED
  • December 26 | 7am-10pm
  • New Years Eve Day  |  4:45am-5pm

The pool closes at 9pm Monday-Friday, and 30 minutes prior to closing on Saturday and Sunday.

Tacoma Center offers programs and services for adults ages 15 and older Monday-Friday. Youth are allowed on Saturdays and Sundays when they are accompanied by an adult.

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.