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Take the Pressure Off: Free gym and pool access for Year 12 students

YMCA centres across NSW and ACT are offering free access to students currently completing their Year 12 exams.  “Take the Pressure Off” is a YMCA NSW initiative designed to give students the opportunity to stay active and keep their wellbeing in mind during stressful exam periods.

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Meet Fiona the Winner of our social media Baby and Toddler show competition!

26 Sep 2018 - RecreationUpdatesYouth

YMCA NSW - We believe in the power of inspired young people. It’s stories like these that define who we are. #ThisisY

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Applications now open for 18 new Wellness Centre jobs

Applications are now open for 18 new jobs at the $5.4 million YMCA Wellness Centre, the YMCA has announced.

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YMCA NSW reaffirms its commitment to putting child safety first, as National Redress Scheme starts

29 Jun 2018 - Media ReleasesYouth

As the National Redress Scheme to support survivors of institutional child sexual abuse comes into effect on Sunday 1 July, YMCA NSW publicly reaffirms its commitment to placing the safety of children and young people first and advocating on their behalf.

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Local talent to star in inaugural NAIDOC Indigenous Fashion Show

28 Jun 2018 - Media ReleasesYouth

Local members of the Taree community are gearing up to dazzle with a fashion show at Manning Valley Race Club next month.

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YMCA NSW response to NSW State Budget 2018-19

20 Jun 2018 - Media ReleasesYouth

YMCA NSW has welcomed a number of measures outlined in the NSW Budget 2018-19 for young people and families.

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YMCA NSW appoints new CEO for a Day as part of National Youth Week

14 Apr 2018 - Media ReleasesYouth

To mark the start of National Youth Week, YMCA NSW handed the leadership reigns over to 18-year-old Sam Harris on Friday 13 April, appointing him CEO for the Day.

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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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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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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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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 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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OPPORTUNITY FOR CHILDREN TO HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD IN PARLIAMENT

26 Oct 2017 - Youth

Children have had their voices heard as they took over NSW Parliament today as part of the inaugural Children’s Week Parliament.

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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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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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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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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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