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YMCA NSW assembles experts to inform Australia’s first purposefully-designed child-safe building in Broken Hill

YMCA NSW has convened a forum of child safety professionals to assist the organisation to create the country’s first purposefully-designed child-safe recreation and community building.

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New Lambton OSHC recognised as a top performer nationally in recent quality assessment

27 Jun 2017 - Media ReleasesOSHC

A national review has recognised what parents and children at the New Lambton Out of School Hours Care service (OSHC) have known for a while – that it’s an extremely high quality, fantastic service.

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YMCA NSW and Boy George call for young voices to be heard

Giving young people a platform for their voices to be heard is at the core the YMCA’s new Why not? Campaign. The campaign was kicked off by music superstar Boy George, who re-interpreted the Village People’s iconic YMCA song to make it more relevant today.

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The risk of children drowning doesn’t go away as the temperature cools, YMCA NSW reminds families

14 Jun 2017 - Media ReleasesSwimming

As the temperature cools, YMCA NSW is reminding families that the risk of drowning doesn’t go away with the warmer weather – in fact, according to the Royal Life Saving’s Drowning Report 2015/2016, 59 people drowned in Australia in winter over that period.

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Central West Project Management appointed to lead $4.58 million redevelopment of Broken Hill YMCA

YMCA NSW has appointed regional Project Management Firm, Central West Project Management to lead the $4.58 million redevelopment of the Broken Hill YMCA.

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Study shows Exercise Physiologists greatly assist people with chronic disease, saves ailing health system thousands per year

With a staggering 50 per cent of Australians now living with a chronic health condition and as many as 13 million people at risk of developing one , there’s never been more pressure on our ailing healthcare system.

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Introducing Exercise Right Week 2017

09 May 2017 - Recreation

Exercise Right Week takes place between 22 - 28th May. This years theme is all about ‘Who’s your match? – Getting to know your expert of exercise’ YMCA NSW has partnered with Health Team Australia (HTA) to provide extended health coaching and intervention services.

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Girls Make Your Move and YMCA Australia

23 Mar 2017 - Recreation

The YMCA have partnered with Girls Make Your Move to give girls aged 12-19 years access to YMCA health and fitness centres for 30 days for FREE.

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Become a Water Warrior

23 Mar 2017 - Swimming

Maintain your skills and stay water safe during the cooler months. Term 2 Enrolments now open. YMCA Swimschool Specialist have put together a newsletter containing the many benefits of continuing swimming lessons over the cooler months.

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10 Days for $10

22 Mar 2017 - Recreation

Try us out for only $10! This March (13th March - 16th April ) we are offering $10 for 10 days access to health and fitness clubs across NSW and the ACT. The $10 will be a donation made to YMCA’s SwimAbility program.

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Free PrYme Fitness Classes During Seniors Week 2017

23 Feb 2017 - Uncategorised

YMCA Centres are throwing open their doors during Seniors Week, providing FREE access to our PrYme Group Exercise Classes.

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Look up! Water Safety Tips for Kids

03 Jan 2017 - Swimming

Keep a safe eye on your kids while around water. Save this!

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Why Swimathon matters to me - and many others

02 Dec 2016 - Uncategorised

The power of swimming and water safety should never be underestimated. It can be many things to many people from different walks of life and of all abilities. In a land surrounded by water, the one thing it is to every Australian is a vital life skill. Many of us take the swimming lessons we received as children for granted. But now older and hopefully wiser, we can stop and think about the barriers people with disabilities face when seeking to learn how to swim.

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OSHC kids cook for the homeless

23 Nov 2016 - OSHC

OSHC kids at Cambelltown have been busy cooking up a storm for people in need.

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Looking on the Brightside

20 Sep 2016 - Community Programs

The Y’s Brightside program offers opportunities for people with a mental illness to improve their physical, social and mental health and wellbeing with access to a Y facility, a customised exercise program and one-on-one support.

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50 Years of YMCA Epping

04 Aug 2016 - Uncategorised

On 19th November 2016 YMCA Epping will be celebrating its 50th anniversary. This is not only a significant anniversary for the Epping community but also for YMCA NSW, as the Epping site was the first suburban centre to be opened in NSW.

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Introducing our Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults Information Brochures

17 Feb 2016 - Uncategorised

At the YMCA NSW, we see the safety and well-being of children, young people and vulnerable adults as our highest priority. It is why we have recently created a brochure for all our members and stakeholders that explains our commitment.

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YMCA NSW to manage ACT's Lakeside Leisure Centre

28 Aug 2015 - Uncategorised

We are pleased to announce that the ACT Government has appointed YMCA NSW to manage Lakeside Leisure Centre in the South Canberra suburb of Tuggeranong.

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Youth Parliament gives the voice of tomorrow a chance to shine today

09 Jul 2015 - Uncategorised

This week marks the 14th annual YMCA NSW Youth Parliament – where more than 160 young people from across the state have taken over NSW Parliament House in Sydney to have their voice heard on topics of public interest including rural homelessness, illicit drugs, aged care and domestic violence.

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YMCA NSW appointed to manage Canberra Olympic Pool

15 Jun 2015 - Uncategorised

The ACT Government has announced that YMCA NSW has been appointed as the interim operator at Canberra Olympic Pool and will commence management operations from 1 July 2015.

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