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

Children’s Books about Dragons

August 17, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Reading is one of the best ways to escape reality and let little imaginations run wild. Mermaids, kings and queens, talking animals, and enchanted forests are just a few of the characters that leave children in awe and wonder. Dragons have the same effect on some children. They might get lost daydreaming about being a dragon, flying with a dragon, or even just seeing a dragon! If you have a child who is fascinated by dragons and their mythical worlds, be sure to check out the list of books below. They’re all about dragons!

Dragon Books for Children

Dragons Love Tacos, by Adam Rubin


Dragons Are Real! By

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