Family Fun Day Sponsored By Kohl’s

May 28, 2024|Categories: Ballentine Family YMCA, Blog, Home Slide, News, NorthWest Family YMCA, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

2024 Kohl’s Family Fun Day!

Join us for Family Fun Day, sponsored by Kohl’s on Wednesday, June 12th from 10am to 2pm at the NorthWest Family YMCA! This event is FREE for the entire community – members and nonmembers!

• Get active with over a dozen field games,
• Jump, hide and slide in the inflatables,
• Spark creativity with painting and chalk art,
• Focus on wellness at health and safety stations,
• Stay cool in the splash pad and with water games,
• Visit with our delicious and refreshing food vendors

Welcome, Lane! Downtown YMCA Sports Director

April 11, 2024|Categories: Blog, Downtown YMCA|

If you frequent the Downtown YMCA, you’ll recognize our new Sports Director – Lane Hein!

A native of Chapin, South Carolina, Lane has a lifelong connection to the outdoors and a passion for sports. From soccer and basketball to football and weightlifting, Lane has always embraced physical challenges and the camaraderie of team sports. These experiences instilled in him the value of discipline, teamwork, and goal setting.

Lane’s background may seem surprising, but his experience in the culinary world has been instrumental in his leadership approach. It honed his ability to lead with […]

Downtown Health and Wellness Coordinator, Kinley McDougald!

April 11, 2024|Categories: Blog, Downtown YMCA|

We’re thrilled to introduce Kinley McDougald, a new addition to our YMCA team!

A South Carolina native, Kinley thrives outdoors, whether tending her yard or soaking up sunshine by the lake.When she’s not working, you can find her spending quality time with family or staying active.

Kinley’s connection to the Y goes way back. It all started at her hometown YMCA, where she swam on the team in elementary school, enjoyed summer camps, and even landed her first job as a lifeguard. Throughout high school and college, she continued her Y journey, working […]

Jeep Rogers Family YMCA Welcomes Jordan Langston

April 11, 2024|Categories: Blog, Jeep Rogers Family YMCA|

Countryside upbringing, a love for animals, and a dedication to education – that’s the foundation of Jordan’s journey.

Growing up in Winnsboro, SC, surrounded by rescued creatures thanks to her passionate animal rehabilitator mom, Jordan developed a deep empathy for all living things. From playful raccoons to majestic deer, their sprawling property became a haven for wildlife.

Education became her calling. After graduating from the close-knit Richard Winn Academy, Jordan embarked on an academic adventure, earning an Associate’s Degree in Science and culminating in a Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts in Public […]

Get Active and Save with the YMCA of Columbia and Academy Sports + Outdoors!

March 8, 2024|Categories: Ballentine Family YMCA, Downtown YMCA, Jeep Rogers Family YMCA, News, NorthWest Family YMCA|

The YMCA of Columbia is excited to announce a new partnership with Academy Sports + Outdoors! This is a great opportunity for our members to save on all the gear they need to stay active and reach their fitness goals.

Here’s the scoop:

  • YMCA of Columbia members get 20% off their entire purchase at Academy Sports + Outdoors from Friday, March 22nd through Sunday, March 24th, 2024 at two locations: 237 Park Terrace Dr. and 730 Fashion Dr.
  • Stock up on everything you need to stay active this spring, from running shoes and workout clothes to […]

YMCA of Columbia Announces Jim Vietti as New CEO

January 9, 2024|Categories: Ballentine Family YMCA, Blog, Downtown YMCA, Home Slide, Jeep Rogers Family YMCA, News, NorthWest Family YMCA, Orangeburg County YMCA:, Press Release|

YMCA of Columbia Announces Jim Vietti as New CEO
With 14 years of YMCA experience, Vietti is committed to serving the Midlands.

Columbia, SC (January 4, 2024) – The YMCA of Columbia Board of Directors is thrilled to announce Jim Vietti as the YMCA of Columbia’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Vietti brings 14 years of YMCA leadership experience to the role, most recently having served as the VP of Operations at the Downtown YMCA and VP of Finance for the Association.  Prior […]

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