Why the YMCA

  • YMCA counselor and boy with basketball
Want to get a head start on the school year? If you're new to the area, the parent of a rising kindergartener, or just new to the Y, odds are you're hearing unfamiliar words and...
With traditional schools starting on August 25, we know you want to squeeze the most out of the summer - especially for your kids. Register Now There is still time to sign up for...
  • YMCA College Day
What is behind you is already gone. And what is ahead is closer than it appears. Such was the message of Mark Gibson, Dean of Student Development/ Student Conduct Officer at Wake...
  • Healthy Communities Day at Saint Augustine's University
800 smiles. 800 heartbeats. 1,600 eyes. One mission: build a healthier community. This July, the YMCA of the Triangle, WakeMed and Saint Augustine’s University will partner for...
We’re excited to announce that the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA is now a part of the YMCA of the Triangle family! This week, the volunteer boards of the YMCA of the Triangle and the...
  • Father's Day at the YMCA
Wondering what to get dad this Father's Day? How about a trip to the YMCA! After all, we invented the celebration. History of Father's Day In 1909, Sonora Smart Dodd heard a...
  • YMCA Youth Rally Staff with Bob Goff
Sometimes big things happen because of one, small tweet. Just ask Liz Simpers, Associate Branch Director for the Kerr Family YMCA. Last summer, she heard New York Times best...
If you’re looking for a story of inspiration, look no further than Vincent Floyd. He’s proof that with dedication, and help of the YMCA, you can accomplish anything. Vince’s...
  • Tom Bradshaw YMCA Lifetime AChievement Award
Tom Bradshaw’s involvement with the YMCA began when he was just 7 years old. Tom credits the YMCA with giving him his first pair of tennis shoes and with inspiring him to get...
We know why kids love summer camp at the YMCA. Each day is action-packed with assemblies, swimming, new friends and lots of fun! But YMCA Summer Day Camp is much more than...

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