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YMCA of Columbia Announces Anna Ross as New Director of Operations and Program Innovation

June 17, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

Anna Ross with long-time Northwest Family YMCA member Mr. Donald Hunt.

The YMCA of Columbia is pleased to announce the promotion of Anna Ross to Director of Operations and Program Innovation. Ms. Ross brings a wealth of experience and proven leadership to this newly created role.

Previously, Ms. Ross served as Membership Director at the Northwest Family YMCA, where she spearheaded significant membership growth through her commitment to fostering a welcoming environment. Her expertise in relationship building and member engagement will be instrumental in her new position.

As […]

Pickleball Courts – General Information

May 29, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Join us in the YMCA of Columbia for one of the fastest growing sports in the country! Pickleball combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. It is a great low impact, aerobic workout for all ages and ability levels. Available at 3 YMCA of Columbia locations!

OUTDOOR PICKLEBALL COURTS

Location: Jeep Rogers family YMCA (Lake Carolina)
When: Courts open at 8:00 am Monday-Saturday and 1:00 pm […]

The More I Move, The More I Can Move

May 28, 2024|Categories: Blog, Downtown YMCA|

Member Spotlight: Meet Annette

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurological condition which manifests by slowness of movement and stiffness, among other symptoms.  In 2016 the YMCA of Columbia, in a collaborative effort with members of the physical therapy community, created a pilot project, offering a class designed for Parkinson’s patients. The class includes stretching, strengthening, aerobic, and balance exercises, all of which address the physical issues of Parkinson’s Disease.  The class has continued since that time and grown enough to be offered at several “Y” locations.

My name is Annette Francis, and I have participated in […]

2024 Race to Remember 5K and 1-mile Fun Run, Saturday, May 25

May 22, 2024|Categories: Downtown YMCA, Event, Home Program, Home Slide, News|

The YMCA of Columbia Race to Remember is a 5K Run or Walk and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run that takes place in Historic Downtown Columbia on Saturday, May 25.  This race is great for all levels of ability and ages. Participants are encouraged to carry a flag or wear dog-tags to remember and honor military personnel who gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve the United State of America.

All race proceeds support the Y’s Annual Campaign, which provides financial assistance to those who need the Y’s life-changing programs and services the most. Part […]

Join Us at the Y for Pickleball!

May 20, 2024|Categories: Blog, Event, Featured Home Button, Home Program, Home Slide, Jeep Rogers Family YMCA, News, NorthWest Family YMCA, Orangeburg County YMCA:|

Join us in the YMCA of Columbia for one of the fastest growing sports in the country! Pickleball combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong.  It is a great low impact, aerobic workout for all ages and ability levels. Available at 3 YMCA of Columbia locations!

OUTDOOR PICKLEBALL COURTS

Outdoor courts are available at our Jeep Rogers Family YMCA (Lake Carolina) and 

Mike Dunlap 2024 Swim-A-Thon at the NorthWest Family Y

May 3, 2024|Categories: Event, Featured Home Button, Home Program, Home Slide, News, NorthWest Family YMCA|

Mike Dunlap will be celebrating his 82nd Birthday by swimming laps to raise funds for the NorthWest Y’s 2024 Annual Campaign, June 17-21. Money raised through the Annual Campaign helps to provided swim lesson scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford them.

Please support Mike and the NorthWest Y as he swims to provide financial support to those in our community who need it the most.

HOW TO DONATE
1. You can make your pledge at the member service desk
2. Online Donation Portal

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