Tag: ymca

Give the Gift of Health

Every year millions of people are treated for chronic disease throughout the country.  They could have things like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and so much more.  This year you could help change that.  There are friends and neighbors you know that need to be healthy.  You can do that simply by purchasing a […]

Learning to Swim at the Y

Learning to swim is much more than just being able to pass a swim test.  There is a difference in being able to swim and being a swimmer and the Y can help you be the swimmer you have always wanted to be.  The goal in Y group swim lessons is to teach more than […]

Have A Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be with family, watch football, and enjoy a meal.  For some reason people think at Thanksgiving you should just eat and eat and eat.  The reality is that even though it is a holiday that centers around food you can still be healthy.  Make your goal this year to have […]

Physical Fitness and Dementia

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Last year when I went for my yearly physical my doctor sat me down to discuss the relationship between Physical Fitness and dementia.  Studies have shown and proven a direct link between the two as greatly reducing the risk of this dreaded disease. Intrigued and encouraged, I turned to the Alzheimer’s Society for more information.

Child Care at the Y

Children are like sponges—they watch and absorb knowledge, skills and values from everything and everyone around them.  At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success.  That’s why our child care, afterschool and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the […]

Fitness Frustration

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Has your fitness routine left you with a bad case of Fitness Frustration? Are you bored? Not seeing results? Ready to quit? Or, maybe even all of the above? Lets talk about how to fix those fitness blahs and fix your fitness frustration.

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.

Turkey Trot at the Y

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR 2016 TURKEY TROT RACE The Hickory Foundation YMCA invites the public to participate in the 15th Annual OrthoCarolina Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 21, 2015. The event includes a Youth Mile Fun Run – 5k Walk/Run – 10K Run.

Why The Y? What Our Members Have To Say.

  Since our inception, the YMCA of Catawba Valley has been guided by its Christian mission and values to strengthen the foundations of our community and nurture the potential of those men, women and children who make up the diverse and culture rich environment our wonderful community is built upon. As a leading nonprofit dedicated […]

Hickory Foundation YMCA Open House

Our Open House event is the perfect time to bring your friends and family to the Y. Refer a friend, get a free long-sleeved tee! You’re friends and family can also enjoy a free month of membership!  We’ll have group exercise samples, machines for you to try, and other fun events throughout the day. Also, Walgreen’s […]