Category: The YMCA of Catawba Valley

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, […]

YMCA HBCU College Fair

The YMCA of Catawba Valley’s Black Achievers Program Presents Annual HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) College Fair High school students and parents are invited to the Annual HBCU College Fair to be held on March 5, 2016 from 10: 00 am – 2:00 pm at the Hickory Branch in Hickory, NC located at 701 1st Street NW.

YMCA Soccer – Still time to Register!

Now is the time to start teaching your child the fundamentals of soccer.  Our soccer program seeks to lay a foundation for parents to spend quality time with their children while learning how to properly teach and support them in sports, watch them have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends.  Sports provide an […]

Family Game Night at the Y

Ready to get out of the house?  Join us at the Hickory Foundation YMCA in the gym for Family Game Night.  We’ll have family kickball on one side of the gym and family pickle ball on the other! Fun for the whole family while staying active and being healthy.  Friday February 19th 6:00 pm – […]

New Class – Kids to the Core at the Y

OrthoCarolina and the Y are partnering to offer exercise classes for YMCA youth members aged 10 – 15.   Kathryn Ashworth, PTA, will conduct the classes in the Frye Community Room. The functional movement classes will be taught on Mondays beginning February 8th and will focus on strengthening of their “core” and helping with their […]

Reframing New Year’s Resolutions can Lead to Success

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Each year, millions of Americans turn the calendar to the New Year and make resolutions. But without breaking these goals down into smaller milestones, it can be easy to lose momentum. In fact, a 2014 YMCA survey found that less than a quarter of respondents kept their resolutions throughout the year. Many (71 percent) tried, […]

YMCA Adult Basketball – Register by Jan 31

Our Adult Basketball League is designed to be an aid and tool in the development and growth of the participants. The YMCA is not a building, athletics field or just a gym; it is an association of people who use YMCA basketball to foster physical mental and spiritual growth. The attainment of exceptional athletic skills […]

Swim Lessons at the Y

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Parent/Child swim lessons are FREE at the Y!  The YMCA offers swim lessons for babies and toddlers ages 6 – 36 months and their parents FREE at the Hickory Foundation YMCA. This water introduction program helps the parent and the child get used to the water and see the pool as fun.  You will meet […]

What is a YMCA Membership?

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How many times have you heard someone call a YMCA membership a gym membership?  It happens all the time.  People have this preconceived notion that the Y is just like every other gym out there.  In reality though the Y is so much more and it is not a gym at all.  Gyms are singularly […]