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YOUTH WELL-BEING PROGRAM TO START IN TOONGABBIE

After a successful run in Telopea last year, Street gYM- a free health and fitness program for youth aged 12-18 will start in Toongabbie next week.

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LEARN WATER SAFETY SKILLS AT FAMILY FUN DAY

08 Feb 2018 - Media ReleasesRecreation

Looking for something fun and educational to keep the kids busy this weekend? YMCA NSW and Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) invite you to attend the launch of the Respect the River program this Sunday at Camden War Memorial Pool.

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IT'S FUN TO PLAY AT THE YMCA NSW WITH THE NSW GOVERNMENT'S ACTIVE KIDS REBATE

As an approved provider of the NSW Active Kids program, we are making it easier for kids to be active with the $100 Active Kids Rebate, that can be claimed on YMCA recreational programs.

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YMCA NSW FOCUSES ON POOL SUPERVISION THIS SUMMER

19 Dec 2017 - Media ReleasesRecreation

As summer hits, YMCA NSW is raising awareness of the importance of pool supervision at its sites across NSW. Pool safety is everyone’s responsibility. Lifeguards might do the rescuing but parents, guardians and carers play a crucial role in supervising children when they are in the pool. This important message is part of YMCA NSW’s Safe Summer campaign which promotes pool safety as a partnership between lifeguards and those responsible for children when visiting a YMCA pool or aquatic centre.

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YMCA LAUNCHES MENTAL WELL-BEING PROGRAM IN THE ACT

14 Dec 2017 - Media ReleasesRecreation

YMCA NSW is delighted to be launching our Brightside mental health program at both Gungahlin Leisure Centre and Lakeside Leisure Centre in January. YMCA NSW is now taking referrals for the 60 day program that gives people experiencing mental health issues the opportunity to enhance their physical health, wellbeing and social engagement.

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SUMMER BODY FOR A GOOD CAUSE

14 Nov 2017 - Media ReleasesRecreation

YMCA NSW are offering 10 days for $10 across all their health and fitness centres and aquatic sites this November.

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YMCA NSW RECOGNISED FOR DELIVERING QUALITY OSHC SERVICES

27 Oct 2017 - Media ReleasesOSHCYouth

Marrickville, Kotara and Valentine OSHC services join over 45 YMCA NSW-run OSHC services that have achieved either ‘meeting’ or ‘exceeding’ ratings as reviewed by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

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YMCA NSW YOUTH PARLIAMENT CREATES PLATFORM FOR YOUTH TO BE HEARD BY STATE GOVERNMENT

19 Oct 2017 - Media ReleasesYouth

Calling for changes to the Education Curriculum. Today the Minister responsible for Youth, the Hon Ray Williams MP received bills by YMCA NSW’s Youth Parliament at a special ceremony at Parliament House in Sydney.

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100 passionate young people to debate bills and have their say at the 2017 YMCA NSW Youth Parliament this month

01 Sep 2017 - Media ReleasesYouth

Later this month, 100 passionate young people from across the state will debate a range of issues that matter to them as part of the 16th annual YMCA NSW Youth Parliament.

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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 ReleasesRecreation

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

16 May 2017 - Media ReleasesRecreation

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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FREE family fun at the YMCA Kids World space at the Sydney Royal Easter Show!

30 Mar 2017 - Media ReleasesYouth

Have fun for FREE at the Royal Easter Show this year at YMCA Kids World Activity Space!

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Calling all young skate stars – test your talent and win a spot at the national SkatePark League finals!

24 Jan 2017 - Media ReleasesYouth

Sydney’s hottest skateboarding, BMX and scooter riding talent are invited to carve up Greenhills Skate Park with their best ollies, 360s and mctwists on Saturday 11 February 2017 as part of the YMCA National SkatePark League NSW State Finals.

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YMCA NSW wins $3.9 million to create innovative holistic health and wellbeing centre for the Broken Hill community

YMCA Broken Hill has beaten 13 strong contenders to be awarded a significant amount of funding from the NSW Government’s Resources for Regions program.

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Get ready Central Coast! Young talent to battle it out at YMCA NSW SkatePark League local round event

20 Dec 2016 - Media ReleasesYouth

Get ready Central Coast! Young talent to battle it out at YMCA NSW SkatePark League local round event at Bato Yard

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Get ready Oran Park! Young talent battle it out at YMCA NSW SkatePark League Local Round Series

20 Dec 2016 - Media ReleasesYouth

Some of the best talent in South West Sydney will be carving up Oran Park Pop Up Skate Park as part of the NSW local rounds of the National Skate Park Leagues, on Thursday 19 January 2017.

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