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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.

Shop and Save at Dick’s with the YMCA

Come join the YMCA of Catawba Valley at our Exclusive Shop Event at Dick’s Sporting Goods on April 29th and 30th to save up to 20% throughout the store on all the sporting gear you’ll need for Winter sports this year at the Y.

Shop and Save at Dick’s with the YMCA

Come join the YMCA of Catawba Valley at our Exclusive Shop Event at Dick’s Sporting Goods on February 25th and 26th to save up to 20% throughout the store on all the sporting gear you’ll need for Winter sports this year at the Y.

Save 20% at Dick’s Sporting Goods with the YMCA

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Come join the YMCA of Catawba Valley at our Exclusive Shop Event at Dick’s Sporting Goods from September 3rd – 5th to save up to 20% throughout the store on all the sporting gear you’ll need for Fall sports this year at the Y.

YMCA Spring Fitness Challenge

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If you’re looking for an opportunity to energize your workout routine, try something new or just need extra motivation to reach your fitness goals, join us for the Y Spring Challenge! We challenge all our members to exercise three times per week for four weeks from May 1 – May 28th. Members will be entered […]

YMCA Adult Volleyball

Register Now for YMCA Adult Volleyball! Adult volleyball is for men and women at least 16 years of age.  Registration is until April 29th. Games will be played on Mondays and Wednesdays from May 9th until June 22nd at the Hickory and Shuford branches.   Registration fee is $250 per team and includes team shirts, […]

Everything I know about working out…

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Everything I know about working out…I learned in 80’s movies. Obviously we all remember the fashion, the headbands and leg warmers, but don’t miss out on the other messages hidden in the aqua net fog. Look past the big hair, campy jokes and that one guy who always wants to rock the striped tube socks […]

First Annual HBCU College Fair held at YMCA

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Western North Carolina hosted the First Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) College Fair in Hickory on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The event was sponsored by the YMCA of Catawba Valley Black Achievers Program (BAP), the Delta Nu Chapter, Epsilon Upsilon Chapter and Gamma Beta Beta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and […]

Free Baseball Clinic at Hickory YMCA

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The YMCA of Catawba Valley invites youth ages 5 -12 to a FREE baseball clinic on April 9th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  The clinic will be conducted by Grant & Fore Rembert. Contact Nancy Mitchell to RSVP at 324-2858 or [email protected] Skills & Fun: Throwing, Hitting & Fielding What to bring:  Baseball Mitt, […]

Physical activity after injury or illness

Anyone who has experienced a long illness or injury will understand the impact such a condition has on their level of physical activity. Normally, doctors and physical therapists tell you to exercise in a modified capacity. In reality, you may not have the energy and ability to do so in the recovery process.