Category: News, Updates & Information


YMCA & New Dimensions Partner for Safety Around Water LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Morganton, N.C. – In February, 2nd graders from New Dimensions Charter School participated in the YMCA’s Safety Around Water program that helps students learn essential water skills, which open up a world of possibilities for them to satisfy their curiosity of […]


Dorothy A. “Dottie” Shuford Trust provides YMCA with $1.3 Million Donation LOCAL FAMILY SUPPORTS Y MISSION TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELL-BEING Conover, N.C. – The YMCA of Catawba Valley announced this week that a gift of $1.3 million has been received from the Dorothy A. “Dottie” Shuford Trust. This meaningful gift was prayerfully considered […]

NC Executive Order 180 Statement 11/24/20

Our YMCA is committed to the health and safety of our members, staff and community. On November 23, Governor Cooper announced stricter mask requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19. Beginning Wednesday, November 25, masks will be required at all times inside YMCA facilities, including while exercising. Wearing a mask not only keeps our friends […]


YMCA invites you to join free challenge to reenergize spirit, mind and body HICKORY, NC (November 18, 2020) – Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired in these COVID-19 times? The YMCA of Catawba Valley invites all in the community to participate in a free six-week STRONG challenge designed to help transform spirit, mind and […]

Hickory Foundation YMCA to host prayer breakfast

HICKORY — In collaboration with First Presbyterian Church, Trinity Fellowship Church, and Morningstar First Baptist Church, the Hickory Foundation YMCA will host its 2020 Prayer Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 a.m.The free event will be held at the YMCA at 701 First St. NW in Hickory with a to-go breakfast sponsored by Lenoir-Rhyne University […]

YMCA of Catawba Valley Awarded Remote Learning Site Grant

Hickory, NC – November 18, 2020 – The YMCA of Catawba Valley has been awarded a grant for $155,000 to provide temporary remote learning support for working families in our community. The YMCA is proud to provide two remote learning sites, serving 157 children who need a safe place to participate in remote learning while […]


New Year, New Babies!

Lala Kozichek presents the family with their year membership to the YMCA of Catawba Valley

As we welcome 2019 we are also welcoming some new members into our YMCA family!