Category: News, Updates & Information

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!

National Effort to Raise Awareness of Prediabetes

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Hickory, NC August 18, 2017 – A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that 84 million American adults (more than 1 in 3) have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose (sugar) levels are high, but not high enough yet to be classified as type 2 diabetes. People with prediabetes […]

Shop and Save with the YMCA at Dick’s Sporting Goods!

Come join the YMCA of Catawba Valley at our Exclusive Shop Event at Dick’s Sporting Goods on September 2nd to save up to 20% throughout the store on all the sporting gear you’ll need for Winter sports this year at the Y.