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Journey to Freedom

Developed for facing life's challenges, this small group led by supportive facilitators serves as a place of hope, healing, and restoration...
JUN
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Summer Meal Program

As the school year ends, many parents often wonder where their child’s crucial midday meal will come from. Working together, Tacoma Center YMCA and University Y Student...
JUL
18 - 31

Drive for Success: School Supplies Drive

We believe our kids are our future. The YMCA Teen Late Nite participants and First Creek Middle School students are in need of school supplies...
JUL
27

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...
JUL
27

Active Older Adults Potluck & Gathering

Join your fellow Y members throughout the year enjoying good food and great fellowship on the following dates:  January 27...
JUL
29

MIXXEDFIT Summer Beach Party

Aloha, Y members! Come join us for a fun-filled summer beach party you won’t forget! Tacoma Center YMCA and University Y Student Center are honored to be hosting National MIXXEDFIT...
AUG
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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...
AUG
6 - 8

25th Annual Courage Classic

PEDAL FOR THE KIDS Join the Courage Classic team by registering for the 25th Annual Courage Classic Bicycle Tour for a unique three-day...
AUG
10

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...

We are excited to partner with University Y Student Center to provide fall school supplies to our Teen Late Nite participants and First Creek Middle School students. From July 18-31, drop off new items at University Y Student Center front lobby in our awesome yellow school bus or contact Deb Haywood at dhaywood@ymcapkc.org to learn more.

We are hiring! Are you a fitness or health professional who is passionate about leading great programs? Do you love people and want to be on the team of a cause-driven, wellness-focused organization? As the Health and Well-being Coordinator, you will organize, monitor, supervise, and maintain health and well-being programs.

If hired for this position you will provide an impactful member experience by supporting program development, supervision of staff, and quality of Health and Well-being operations, including group fitness, active older adult, fitness floor, and adult programming. You will also assist in managing the day to day operations of the Health and Well-being department.

In this position you will assist program directors in maintaining quality programming and creating an excellent member experience by building authentic relationships that engage, inspire and build commitment to the Y cause.

To learn more, apply below. Position closes Friday, July 29.

https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?locale=en_US&applicationName=YMCAofPierceandKitsapCountiesReqExt&SEQ=jobDetails&POSTING_ID=71399040734

Framing continues!

Did you know you can download our mobile app and access class or facility schedules from the comfort of your mobile device? Search YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties in your app center browser and click download. During our renovation, please refer to University Y Student Center mobile app schedule for classes!

The progress continues!

Tacoma Center Y's Executive Director, Stephanie Dobson and Facilities Manager, Chris Smith led a few members of our Branch Advisory Council on a hard hat tour yesterday of the facility. Among the many things they were able to observe, they watched the foundation being prepared to be poured. So many exciting things happening! Hope you can join us September 5, 2016 for our grand reopening ceremonies and festivities!

As the school year ends, many parents often wonder where their child’s crucial midday meal will come from. Working together, Tacoma Center YMCA and University Y Student Center will be serving meals provided by YMCA CAMP SEYMOUR at the University Y Student Center for local youth.

June 27-September 2, 2016
Lunch: 12-1pm
Snack: 4-7pm
1710 Market Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Summer meals are free for youth under 18 years, and $4 for those over 18 years (or free if you opt to volunteer). To volunteer or learn more about the Y's Summer Meal Program, contact Danny Minniti at dminniti@ymcapkc.org or call 253-534-4728. #YouthDevelopment

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Lifelong friendships are just an added benefit of being a member of the Y! #HealthyLiving

Check out Tacoma Center YMCA's 16 week renovation progress of our facility. We will reopen September 5, 2016. Hope to see you there for our opening festivities!

Rise and shine!

6:35 am Boot Camp stretching out and beginning circuits for their main set this morning. Join us every Monday and Wednesday at the University Y Student Center through summer for a good morning sweat.

Check out Tacoma Center YMCA's 16 week renovation progress of our facility. We will reopen September 5, 2016. Hope to see you there for our opening festivities!

What's happening at tacoma center YmcA

View our July Newsletter
See our Staffing Options during renovation

July 18-31, University Y Student Center Lobby
Contact: Deb Haywood at 253-460-8869

Summer Meal Program
June 27-September 2, 2016
12-1pm, 4-7pm | Hosted at University Y Student Center
Youth 18 and under are free, over 18 is $4 (unless opt to volunteer to serve meals, then free.)
Contact: Danny Minniti at 253-534-4728

Squat Clinic
July 20, 5:30am, 12:15, and 5:30pm
Weight Room | Free educational workshop
Contact: Scott Robertson at 253-534-4731

MIXXEDFIT Summer Beach Party
Friday, July 29, 7-9pm
University Y Student Center 
Free for Y members, guests attending with must bring photo ID and purchase a $10 guest pass
Contact: Tasheon Chillous or 253-534-4731

Teen Late Nite
Fridays, 9-11:30pm
Contact: Gary McCurty at 253-460-8873
6,7,8 Nite
Saturdays 8-11pm
Contact Gary McCurty at 253-460-8873

USA Power Lifting Summer Invitational
Saturday, July 23, 7am-12pm
Contact: Amanda Paschall at 253-460-8877

ReThink Your Drink
July 1-15, Front Lobby at University Y
Contact: Amanda Paschall at 253-460-8877

Know Your Foods
July 1-15, Front Lobby at University Y
Contact: Amanda Paschall at 253-460-8877.
Wednesdays, 11:30am in Community Room at University Y
Contact: Carol Ann Briggs at 253-460-8871

Mondays beginning June 20, 10-11:30AM | Community Room at University Y
Contact: Carol Ann Briggs at 253-460-8871.

Wednesdays, 12pm | Front Lobby at University Y 
Contact: Carol Ann Briggs at 253-460-8871.

TRAVELING SUMMER SCHEDULES

The following classes will be combined with University Y Student Center programming during Tacoma Center YMCA's facility renovation. Group Fitness classes will resume at University Y Student Center May 31-September 5.

For more detailed information regarding classes during this time, please contact Kaila Mann at 253-460-8865.

Register your children for Preschool and Youth Swimming Lessons at Tacoma Center Y!



2016 SESSION DATES

JUne 1 - September 4, 2016: Pool CLOSED FOR LOCKER ROOM RENOVATIONS

  • Spring 2 - Closed
  • Summer 1 - Closed
  • Summer 2 - Closed
* Check out our Facebook page and branch calendar to find out what Aquatics is doing around our community! 

FALL 1

  • REGISTRATION: September 23-30
  • SESSION: October 1-29

FALL 2 

  • REGISTRATION: October 20-November 11 
  • SESSION: November 12-December 10
Questions? Ashley Jones at 253-460-8872.

VIRTUAL TOUR 


AMENTITIES 

  • 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

POLICIES

100% ID CHECK ALWAYS IN EFFECT
  • In order to better protect our members, guests, and staff, all visitors *14 years of age and older are required to show a valid, government-issued ID. 
  • This policy helps us account for all people in the facility, making the YMCA a safer place for all in attendance. Community members who intend to visit the facility on a regular basis can elect to have their picture taken and stored in our database in lieu of showing picture ID during subsequent visits, but all first-time guests MUST present ID to enter the facility.
GUEST POLICY AND WAIVER
  • Community members and guests wishing to visit the facility are required to sign our guest waiver before entering the facility. Additionally, all minors entering the facility must have their guest waivers signed by a parent or guardian.
  • Tacoma Center Y offers programs and services for adults ages 15 and older Monday through Friday. 
  • Youth 8 years of age and older are allowed in the facility on Saturdays and Sundays for a maximum of two hours without parent or guardian supervision. Youth should not loiter in exercise areas, tracks, hallways, locker rooms, or meeting areas.
  • If an unsupervised youth member is engaging in inappropriate behavior or is acting disrespectful towards staff or members, the parent and/or guardian will be notified, and asked to remove the youth from the Y premises for the day. 
For additional membership identification or policy questions, contact Telly Lau at 253-460-8874.

2016 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-8pm
  • New Years Eve Day  |  4:45am-5pm

GETTING STARTED




Looking to get connected to the Y? Make sure to follow Tacoma Center YMCA on Facebook. Click here to "like" our Facebook page for program spotlights, facility communication, and other helpful ways to get you set on the path to healthy living. 


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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. Contact Amanda Paschall at 253-460-8877 to schedule your FitPath appointment today! 


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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.