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All things youth with YMCA at Mount Annan Leisure Centre

Young people will be leading the way with YMCA NSW in the annual Youth Week celebrations at Mount Annan Leisure Centre. There will be plenty of fun and interactive activities from Friday 13 April until Sunday, 22 April.

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LET'S DO MORE TOGETHER THIS SENIORS FESTIVAL AT THE YMCA

08 Apr 2018 - Media ReleasesRecreation

Handy tips on healthy ageing will be offered this month at free fitness consultations across NSW marking Seniors Festival. YMCA NSW is embracing this year’s theme ‘Let’s Do More Together’ and will stage consultations, free health checks and a week of free participation with access to select services from 4 to 18 April.

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YMCA NSW encourages Australia’s champions of the future to start their sporting journeys today!

05 Apr 2018 - Media ReleasesRecreation

As the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast gets underway, YMCA fitness and recreation centres are encouraging young people to start their sporting journeys at one of our learn to swim, gymnastics or indoor sports programs.

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Broken Hill Council gives the green light for construction to begin on the new YMCA Wellness Centre

The exciting redevelopment of Broken Hill YMCA is a step closer today following the granting of the development application for construction by Council at last night’s meeting.

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YMCA CLASSES HELP SENIORS MAINTAIN STRENGTH, FITNESS AND BALANCE

13 Mar 2018 - Media ReleasesRecreation

Handy tips on improving mobility, bone strength and nutrition will be offered this month in free health and wellbeing seminars marking Seniors Week. YMCA NSW-managed centres in the ACT are staging the talks, morning teas and a week of free access to select services from 12 to 18 March.

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YMCA CARINGBAH WINS TOP GYMNASTICS HONOUR

13 Mar 2018 - Media ReleasesRecreation

YMCA NSW’s Caringbah centre has won the top gong of Kindergym Club of the Year at the prestigious 2017 Gymnastics NSW Awards.

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CENTRAL COAST SKATEBOARDERS GET READY TO CLAIM YOUR TICKET TO THE NATIONAL FINAL

22 Feb 2018 - Media ReleasesRecreation

Central Coast skaters are invited to carve up their gnarliest tricks this weekend at YMCA NSW’s National Skateboarding Qualifier at Bato Yard Skate Park. The top five skateboarders from each State Qualifier will earn their spot at the Australian Skateboarding League National Final, to be held next month in Melbourne.

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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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And the WINNER is ...

26 Sep 2017 - RecreationUpdates

And the WINNER of the 12 Weeks YMCA NSW Gymnastics or Swimming Lessons is....

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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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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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Introducing Exercise Right Week 2017

09 May 2017 - RecreationUpdates

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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