YMCA of Western North Carolina News

Make Resolutions Stick in 2017

Posted January 4, 2017
YMCA member enjoying an aquatics class
Along with singing “Auld Lang Syne” at the start of the New Year, making resolutions is a tradition for millions of Americans. However, while choosing a resolution is easy, sticking to it can be challenging. A 2014 YMCA survey found that less than a...

Summer Food Service Program Wins Statewide Recognition

Posted December 16, 2016
North Carolina’s Department of Public Instruction has selected the YMCA of Western North Carolina’s 2016 Summer Food Service Program to represent the state in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “Turnip the Beet” award. The award recognizes...

Fletcher YMCA now YMCA at Mission Pardee Health Campus

Posted December 6, 2016
YMCA at Mission Pardee Health Campus
The YMCA of Western North Carolina has changed the name of the Fletcher YMCA to the YMCA at Mission Pardee Health Campus to reflect the organizations’ unique partnership. The name change also celebrates the vital role Pardee Hospital and Mission...

Shop Local at YMCA Holiday and Winter Markets

Posted December 1, 2016
YMCA Holiday and Winter Markets
To usher in the holiday season, the YMCA at Mission Pardee Health Campus will host markets on Sat., Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. These festive events will feature local produce, cheeses, baked goods, breads, meats, crafts, and...

Healthy Aging Day Events Offer Education, Inspiration, and Fun

Posted August 31, 2016
Growing older doesn’t have to mean growing slower! This September, the YMCA of Western North Carolina will offer two Healthy Aging Day events featuring health screenings, fitness classes, and expert talks for the area’s rising senior...

YMCA of WNC Recognizes Support from Pardee/UNC Health Care and arena® Swimwear

Posted August 2, 2016
Safety Around Water program at the Hendersonville Family YMCA
The YMCA of Western North Carolina thanks Pardee/UNC Health Care and arena® swimwear for their generous support of the Y’s Safety Around Water program being held this summer in Buncombe and Henderson counties. Funding from Pardee helped...

Hendersonville Family YMCA Supports Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County

Posted July 21, 2016
The Hendersonville Family YMCA’s volunteer-led Togetherhood™ group is collecting donations of school supplies for the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County’s afterschool program from August 1st through August 14th. Afterschool...

YMCA of WNC Participating in Summer Food Service Program

Posted July 12, 2016
Camper eating lunch at YMCA Discovery Camp
The YMCA of Western North Carolina is ensuring local children have access to healthy food during summer break through its participation in the federal Summer Food Service Program. Children at select day camps and participants in the Y’s summer...

YMCA of WNC Announces Donation from Brumit Restaurant Group

Posted July 11, 2016
The YMCA of Western North Carolina announces a $40,000 donation to YMCA Camp Watia from the Brumit Restaurant Group (BRG) of Asheville. BRG held a month-long fundraiser at its 45 Arby’s franchises throughout North and South Carolina on behalf...

Safety Around Water Program Helps Kids Have the Best Summer Ever

Posted July 7, 2016
This summer the YMCA of Western North Carolina is offering Safety Around Water, a program designed to engage and educate parents about the importance of water safety skills and give more of America’s youth access to water safety lessons....


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