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"In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
Below are Thank You cards for our generous members who helped bring Christmas joy to many children and families this year. Thank you to everyone who shared with our community this past Christmas Season.
We LOVE our Active Older Adult (AOA) group!
On the fourth Wednesday of every month we celebrate with our AOA group by hosting a potluck full of fun, fellowship, and a lot of healthy food.
Our next AOA potluck will be Wednesday, May 27 at 12pm. Come and join the group and meet your fellow YMCA members.
Do you love Yoga? How about trying Yoga in the water?
Aqua Yoga incorporates the gentle low-impact Yoga poses along with the resistance and help of the water to develop strength, static balance, increases range of motion, along with an inner sense of relaxation from the use of rhythmic breathing.
Join our Aqua Yoga Instructor, Nancy, on Tuesday evenings from 5:15-6:15pm.
Are you new to the YMCA or new to working out?
Join us for group orientations on how to set health related obtainable goals. Led by Kaila Mann, you will be equipped with the necessary class schedules, FitPath appointments, partner workouts and more.
Every Wednesday evening at 5:30pm, meet us in the cafe at Tacoma Center YMCA for support on reaching your specific health and fitness goals.
We are $23,000 away from our Annual Campaign goal at Tacoma Center YMCA and University Y Student Center of $345,000. Help us make a difference in our community by checking out our Silent Auction items, made available by some incredibly generous donors. This year, we have everything from a Pool Party Rental to a Youth Sports Basket, an Elliptical machine, or even a football signed by Atlanta Falcons NFL player, Desmond Trufant that you can bid on. All proceeds benefit the Annual Campaign.
Silent Auction takes place April 3-10. For more information, visit our website or please contact Tina Werner at 253-534-4727 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Value of the Month | Humility
" Pride leads to arguments; be humble, take advice, and become wise."
- Proverbs 13:10
On Thursday, March 26 March Madness turned into March Gladness as Chris Spivey after 1,000 wins and 2 losses, graciously accepted his induction into the Tacoma Center Noon Hoops Hall of Fame.
"It's an honor to be among such a prestigious group of members and to be a part of the basketball brotherhood at Tacoma Center."
- Chris Spivey
Congratulations to our loyal YMCA member Dyann Lyon for winning the February Facebook Check-In Challenge. We a proud to award her with one free month of membership along with one session of our Women On Weights program as well.
Thank you Dyann for your commitment to a healthy lifestyle.
Did you know that an estimated one in three adults in the United States is living with prediabetes and is completely unaware of this and the associated health risks? Join us in decreasing these numbers by increasing awareness on March 24. Take the Diabetes Risk Assessment at ymcapkc.org/diabetes-risk-assessment and be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card.
To learn more about the Y’s Diabetes Prevention Program, contact Susan Buell at email@example.com
Happy Belated Birthday Leah! Leah is part of Tacoma Center's Late Nite Art-Full Apprenticeship Program. This is a heartfelt photo of her and her amazing dance team "Just Us."
Teen Late Nite encourages the development of youth in grades 9-12 by providing a safe environment, consistent adult involvement, and fun activities that foster excellence and a positive attitude. This program is open to any teen in the Tacoma community thanks to the Annual Campaign. #BeCauseY #YMCA