Tag: Family

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 – […]

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, […]

Maintain your fitness

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You lost the weight, bought the new clothes and now it’s time to maintain your fitness.  In order to do that you have to think of things differently now.  We went to WebMD to see what they had to say. In an interview with Dr. Scott Kahan, Director of the National Center for Weight & […]

Teen Character Awards

The YMCA’s 15th Annual Teen Character Awards will acknowledge and applaud the outstanding efforts of Catawba Valley teens who demonstrate leadership and character traits that strengthen their homes, neighborhoods and communities. The event will be held on Thursday, November 12th at 6:30 pm at the C.O. Miller Teen Center.

Halloween at the Y

Halloween is right around the corner. Are you looking for a safe, fun family Halloween activities? Join us for Halloween at the Y on Friday, October 23, 3015. This event will be from 6:00 pm—9:00 pm at the Hickory Foundation YMCA.

YMCA Programs for ALL

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When you think of YMCA programs, what comes to mind?  Is it children learning to swim, adults getting healthy, families having a place to go together, or seniors regaining their health?  I am sure at least one of those thing popped in your head.  As you think about what the Y offers, it is quite […]

Why Should Your Child Play Sports at the Y?

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Why should your child play sports at the Y? The mission of YMCA youth sports leagues is to provide an opportunity for every player to participate, have a fun and educational experience, and also build healthy relationships with coaches and fellow players.  These ingredients are the foundations of our program and it is our choice […]

Families at the Y

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Families at the Y are able to do be more and do more than ever before.  At the Y, we pride ourselves on being able to serve the whole family.  We can serve children as young at 8 weeks and have activities for everyone through senior adults.  The goal is that the Y serves the […]

Fitness For All Ages

The YMCA of Catawba Valley offers fitness for all ages. The Y offers fitness programs starting as young as 10 and going all the way through senior adults. Some of our offerings include a pool, group exercise classes, outdoor walking track, cardio machines, free weights, and weight machines. The great thing about the Y is […]

What is a YMCA

What is a YMCA?  So many people think a Y is fitness center, or a place to swim, or a place to play basketball.  In reality though the Y is so much more than that.  The Y is designed to meet the needs of the community it serves.  Every Y is different so it can […]