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Take on Summer

Posted on May 15, 2012 - 11:37

We believe in helping your kids stay active and lead healthy, happy lives. That's why when it comes to helping them get up, get out and get moving this summer, no one has more options than the Y. From sports and enrichment camps to week-long resident camps we've got your summer covered.

At our sports and enrichment camps you'll find everything from traditional sports like basketball and soccer to Lego® engineering and hip-hop dancing. Kids of all skill levels will find something here to keep their focus on fun.

Healthy Kids Day

Posted on April 12, 2012 - 16:52

Healthy Kids Day
Saturday, April 28
The Y is celebrating Healthy Kids Day with a free community event that will help families find fun through active play and educational opportunities to improve health and well-being. As part of the Y's commitment to strengthening community by addressing critical gaps in health and education, Healthy Kids Day will encourage kids and parents to commit to keeping the body and mind active now and throughout the summer. Join us at the following locations:

2012 Campaign Kickoff

Posted on February 8, 2012 - 11:00

At the YMCA, our doors are open to everyone … regardless of ability to pay. Through scholarships and reduced fees, we can offer a wide variety of programs and services to kids and families in our community. Every year through our Strong Communities Campaign, supporters like you help us to do that.

On Saturday, February 4, we held our annual Campaign Kickoff event at the Beaverton Hoop YMCA. This event celebrates our many volunteers, board members and volunteer campaigners, and gets everyone excited about our Strong Communities Campaign.

Healthy Living … Together

Posted on January 10, 2012 - 15:22

On January 11, our Beaverton Hoop YMCA branch will be launching its Healthy Living class—a new way to look at life-long health. The Healthy Living difference is in approaching exercise, goal setting and gradual behavior changes in a supportive group environment. Through group discussion and exercise, participants help to motivate each other and stay on track.

Brand New Year, Brand New Site

Posted on December 30, 2011 - 14:12

As we welcome you to a new year, we would also like to welcome you to a brand new website, Here, you will find everything you need to know about the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette … everything from who we are to why we do what we do. All the information on our wide array of services is right at your fingertips. We encourage you to click around and take a look. Maybe you'll find out something you never knew about the Y. Maybe you'll find a program in your area that you didn't know we offered.

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