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JE Dunn Centennial Corporate Giving Initiative Donates Big to Greater Austin YMCA

May 24, 2024|Categories: Blog, Community & Culture, Top Stories|Tags: |

JE Dunn Centennial Corporate Giving Initiative Donates Big to Greater Austin YMCA

Greater Austin YMCA Receives One of Ten, $100,000 Gifts as Part of JE Dunn Building a Legacy: A Century of Generosity Campaign

AUSTIN, Texas — (May 23, 2024)

The Greater Ausitn YMCA is the proud recipient of a $100,000 gift from JE Dunn Construction. In honor of its Centennial celebration, JE Dunn is extending its community impact by choosing ten worthy organizations to receive a gift of $100,000 to further their important work. This community impact program, Building a Legacy: A Century of Generosity, will be honoring nonprofit

FREE Open Houses | Saturday, January 20th

January 16, 2024|Categories: Top Stories|

Date: Saturday, January 20th

Location(s): All Greater Austin YMCA locations

Time: 9 AM to 12 PM

We invite you to join us this Saturday for our FREE open house! Bring your friends, neighbors, and coworkers to experience our exciting community.

You and your friend(s) will be able to:

  • Tour our facility and get a glimpse of our incredible community
  • Discover your next program class through demonstrations

Introducing Explorer Point at Northwest Family YMCA!

October 3, 2023|Categories: Family, Top Stories, Youth Development|

At the Greater Austin YMCA, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. We focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy trusting relationships, and build self-reliance. While nearly 1,000 children aged 8 weeks to 11 years old enjoyed Northwest Family YMCAs FREE Kids Play last year, we knew this space could more deeply support our children’s learning and development while fulfilling an even greater community need.

Our Current Space

Limited opportunities for open-ended, hands-on play, which has been

YMCA of Austin Adds Ninth Location to Serve Communities in West Austin

September 28, 2022|Categories: From Our Neighborhood, Top Stories|

Plans include major partnership with Concordia University Texas to create shared community sports and wellness facilities.

The YMCA of Austin has purchased a property in West Austin that it will transform into its first center in the Four Points community. The facility is expected to open in 2024 and will provide health and wellness and recreational programs as well as education, enrichment and care for kids.

Located on RM 620 between Anderson Mill and RM 2222, the site had previously served as a Children’s Learning Adventure Child Care Center. The property is 9 acres,

Project S.A.F.E. teaches water safety

October 27, 2021|Categories: Top Stories|

Project S.A.F.E. is back at select YMCA of Austin locations with busloads of kids eager for swim lessons and safety around water. When local school children participate in Project S.A.F.E., the lessons serve as their P.E. course for the semester. Kids take the school bus every day to the Y for lessons in water safety and swimming.

The YMCA has worked in partnership with Colin’s Hope to provide this program delivering crucial water safety skills to children since 2008. I sat down with Alissa Magrum, Executive Director,

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