Marion YMCA holding “Healthy For Life Active Older Adult Open House”

On Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 8:00am-12:00PM, the Marion Family YMCA will be hosting an open house for the Marion community. Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It’s about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y says they are a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging […]

Drop in, supervised gym games starting at the Marion Family YMCA

Every Monday, starting November 7, between 4:15 – 7:45pm, kids ages 7 – 10 can drop in the gym to take part in activities. This supervised program is free to members. This drop in program will offer a wide variety of activities for youth while parents access the work out areas or fitness classes. Learn […]

Marion YMCA hosting an indoor Triathlon in November

For the month of November, participants will have the opportunity to enter their mileage for the category of their choice and participate in the Marion Family YMCA’s Indoor Triathlon. “This is a great opportunity to try something new, cross train and have fun during the fall’s cooler weather,” says Heather Wright, Wellness Director, Marion Family […]

Marion YMCA offering Free Saturdays in September, waiving joiner fee

The Marion Family YMCA is hoping you will Try the Y during free Saturdays in September 2016 and take advantage of no joiner fee. Any Saturday in September, the public is invited to try the Y for free. At the Marion Family YMCA, they say you’ll find everything from fitness classes, youth sports, swimming and […]

YMCA capital campaign reaches 90% of $2 million goal

On July 11, 2016, the Marion Family YMCA announced they have so far raised 90% of their $2 million WE’RE HERE FOR GOOD Capital Campaign goal. The YMCA has commitments of $1,794,077 towards its goal of $2 million. The YMCA’s capital campaign is raising funds to reduce the current building debt and to help with […]

Marion YMCA hopes to improve Healthy Habits with Super Kids

The Marion Family YMCA wants families to understand how a child’s weight affects their health and how to adopt healthy habits. The Marion Family YMCA Super Kids Program is for children 7-15 who are struggling with their weight and wish to form healthier habits.  By participating in Super Kids, the YMCA hopes children will: Achieve […]

Marion YMCA hosting lifeguard training

Do you want a job where you get to help people? The Marion Family YMCA is offering an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class. This class will teach you the necessary skills to gain employment as a lifeguard. To become certified, you must attend all course sessions, participate fully, and pass all physical tests and […]

Marion YMCA’s capital campaign reaches $1.4 million, community phase launched

At an April 11, 2016 Kick Off for the Community Phase of its $2 million capital campaign, the Marion Family YMCA announced they surpassed 70% of goal prior to the day’s Kick Off event. With pledges turned in at the Kick Off, the YMCA has raised $1,439,000 towards its goal of $2 million. The Community […]

Local swimmers set to compete at YMCA National Championships, public send off planned

Four members of the Marion Family YMCA’s Dolphin Swim Team will compete in the YMCA National Championship in Greensboro, NC April 4-8, 2016: Linsie Zhang, Ali McFarland, Madison Linstedt, and Gigi Gooding.  These four athletes have the opportunity to swim with the country’s best YMCA swimmers at Nationals. The Dolphins Swim Team is coached by […]

Marion YMCA moves into “major gift phase” of capital campaign

The Marion YMCA recently launched the Major Gift phase of their $2 million capital campaign to increase its impact in youth development and healthy living. The Major Gift phase is the third phase of the capital campaign. It follows the Leadership Gifts that received pledges from the board, staff and campaign leadership.  The second phase, […]