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‘All in’ swimming lessons bring children with a disability and their families closer

25th august 2016: The local YMCA NSW Swim School is providing free swimming lessons for 14 Central Coast children with a disability to help them master new skills and enjoy quality time with their families.

Shire generosity on display to support YMCA Caringbah’s inclusive programs

11th August 2016:Shire generosity was on display yet again last weekend with members of the community raising thousands of dollars at YMCA Caringbah’s ‘Yine and Dine’ charity dinner to support the continuation of the centre’s inclusive sports programs - Brightside (for people with depression and anxiety); Gymability (for children with intellectual and physical disabilities); Parkincise (for those living with Parkinson’s Disease) and the Fee Assistance program (for people requiring financial support).

Hey, young people of Taree – tell us what you want!

13 July 2016:Young people of Taree – the team at the Manning Aquatic Leisure Centre want to hear from you!

Taree man named Australia’s Lifeguard of the Year

5th August 2016:It is something the Taree community has known for a while, and now it’s official – Manning Aquatic and Leisure Centre’s own Mark Rutledge has been recognised as Australia’s best lifeguard.

2016 YMCA NSW Youth Parliament sitting week gets underway!

11 July 2016: 160 young people from across NSW will begin to debate a range of significant and controversial issues as the YMCA NSW Youth Parliament sitting week gets underway today (Monday, July 11) at Parliament House in Macquarie Street.

Taree man named Australia’s Lifeguard of the Year (2)

It is something the Taree community has known for a while, and now it’s official – Manning Aquatic and Leisure Centre’s own Mark Rutledge has been recognised as Australia’s best lifeguard.

New all-weather cover at Lake Haven Recreation Centre makes outdoor exercise a breeze

14 June 2016: A new sun safe, waterproof cover installed over Lake Haven Recreation Centre’s outdoor training area now means individuals and groups can enjoy the exercise space no matter the weather.

AUSTSWIM and YMCA NSW join forces on water safety

4 July 2016: AUSTSWIM and YMCA NSW join forces on water safety

Two heads are better than one: YMCA NSW recognises value of job sharing for working parents

8 June 2016: It’s a sad fact that many working mums currently have little choice but to compromise when they return to work, whether that’s by taking part time to jobs beneath their expertise, pressing pause on their career aspirations or accepting roles that pay pennies.

Brighten someone’s day simply by being yourself

21 July 2016: If you’ve ever thought about volunteering, now’s the time to sign up.

YMCA NSW’s Leisa Hart to take part in this year’s Vinnes CEO Sleepout

June 2016:YMCA NSW CEO Leisa Hart will join other senior executives from across the country this month and spend a night on the streets as part of the St Vincent de Paul Society CEO Sleepout.