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Northwest Family YMCA Welcomes New Board Member Henry Pinzon

February 15, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

Austin, TX – February 15, 2024 – The Northwest Family YMCA is thrilled to announce the appointment of Henry Pinzon as the newest member of its Community Advancement Board. With a distinguished career spanning over two decades in business, finance, and community service, Henry brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to fostering inclusive growth and well-being in the community.

A Leader with Global Insights and Local Impact

Henry’s professional journey is marked by significant achievements in strategic leadership, operational excellence, and community engagement. His expertise in Annual Recurring Revenue, Finance, Salesforce, Agile methodologies, and project management, combined with his

Camp Moody Family Campout – February 24th, 2024

January 3, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Family Campout at YMCA Camp Moody

Families join together for a campout under the stars at YMCA Camp Moody located on Onion Creek. Families will spend Saturday night at Camp Moody and depart Sunday at 10:00am. Activities include a nature walk, high ropes course, archery, crafts, camp songs, fishing, slingshots, and so much more! Saturday night dinner, s’mores and Sunday morning breakfast will be provided by the YMCA. Each family is responsible for their own toiletries, sleeping bag & pillow, and clothing. The YMCA will provide tents and all supplies for the activities. You may arrive anytime

Unique Family Costume Ideas

October 12, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Halloween is right around the corner and soon all everyone will be able to talk about will be what their costume is for this spooky holiday. This year, instead of everyone in your family going as different things, why not pick one theme and build your idea around that? This way, everyone in the family can contribute to the theme and bring a cohesive costume to life.

From superheroes to basketball teams, here are some cool family costume ideas to try this Halloween.

Throw it back to this classic Charles M. Schulz cartoon. This one’s great because you have so many characters to

Extend-A-Care YMCA Families Enjoy Special Membership Rates

August 18, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Did you know that the YMCA is the largest provider of childcare services in the Greater Austin area? We’re celebrating 70 years of serving children as young as 6-weeks of age through the end of primary school.

As partners in your family’s care and well-being, the Greater Austin YMCA extends a special membership rate to families enrolled in Extend-A-Care programming. For the duration of your participation in EAC-Y programs, you enjoy a 30% discount off of 2-adult household membership rates. Become a Y member for $60/month and get access to all eight of our Austin-area locations including pools, fitness facilities,

Swim Policies Updated 2023

May 26, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Water safety is a top priority for Greater Austin YMCA, and with guidance from YMCA of the USA, we’re strengthening our swim policies to support recent updates made to Texas pool codes.

These updates include a new swim test and color band system at all Greater Austin YMCA locations.

What updates are being made?

  • All swimmers age 13 and younger must have a parent/guardian (ages 18+) in the pool area actively supervising all activities.
  • Swimmers age 13 and younger will need to pass the new swim test in order to be in
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