February 13, 2017
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT THE Y -  Full Time Aquatics Director position OPEN. Qualified candidates, please submit resume to George Crooker by February 28.  
PRACTICE SWIM MEET FOR RAC SWIM TEAM - On Wednesday, February 15 the Y Swim Team will have a practice meet in the Cool Water Pool, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. The pool will be closed for the meet.  

NEW POOL SCHEDULES AVAILABLE - The pool schedules for both the warm and cool water pools are currently available. Be sure to check at the Membership Desk for your copy or download here!  

UPCOMING PRACTICE SWIM MEET FOR RAC:  Please be aware our YMCA Swim Team will host a practice swim meet this Wednesday, February 15. Warm ups will begin at 6:00 PM.  The Thomas J. Kean Aquatics Center will be CLOSED during the swim meet.

CURRENTLY HIRING - Swim Instructors and Lifeguards.  Applications available online and at the Membership Desk.

SPRING LIFEGUARD CLASS - Red Cross Lifeguarding will be taught over Spring Break. Registration will OPEN by March 1. Participants must successfully swim 300 yards and retrieve a brick from the bottom of the pool before registering for lifeguard class. 
Did you know the Y offers a competitive swim team for youth and teenagers? If your child is interested, inquire online or at the Membership Desk!

PRACTICE SWIM MEET: This Wednesday, February 15, 6:00 PM. Parents, make sure you let Hannah know what volunteer positions you would like to learn. There are many to choose from!  
SUMMER DAY CAMP - Don't miss this opportunity for your k-6th grade child to have the Best Summer Ever! With 11 weeks of day camp curriculum, your child is guaranteed to have plenty of adventures with the Y this summer.  Full Time and Part Time available.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT THE Y - Looking for somewhere to host a birthday party for your child? The Y currently offers six options for birthday parties. Dates in January are booking up. Check out our party options and contact Kelley Bigger to book yours!

20/60 CHALLENGE - Begins today! Pick up a card from any group ex instructor, attend 20 classes in 60 days, and earn a t-shirt!

SWEAT EQUITY has returned! Join us on Mondays at 9:00 AM for 45 minutes of out of the box training! Class will last for 8 weeks (Feb 13 - April 3). 

FITNESS 101 WITH PHYLLIS - Join Phyllis for a beginner introduction to Group Ex Classes. Build your basic fitness knowledge and ability while making new friendships. Tuesday evenings, 7:00 - 7:30 PM in the Group Ex Room.  

LOOKING FOR GROUP EX INSTRUCTORS. Please contact Derrick Almond or Kristen Underwood if interested. We will provide training.  

FITNESS DEPARTMENT MESSAGES .....Stay on top of group exercise schedule changes and closures.  Text @ymcafi to 704-781-1231 to receive text notifications about class changes.

HEARTS AND HIGH FIVES - Stop by the Membership Desk on Valentine's Day for your Candy Heart and High Five. 

BINGO - Wednesday, February 15, 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon. Please register at the Membership Desk.  

2017 PROGRAM GUIDE is now available!  

DID YOU SCAN IN? Be sure to scan in when you enter the facility. Remember we have a Y App you can download on your phone and use to scan in when you enter the facility! 

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?   Are you interested in becoming an Ambassador for the Y?  We are starting a Volunteer Program here at Stanly County Family YMCA and would love your help. If interested, please contact Stephanie Campbell for more information. 

TWO STATES ... ONE YMCA - Traveling in VA and NC and need to use another YMCA while out of town? No problem ... YMCAs across NC and Virginia (and Upper Palmetto, SC) recognize the new and exciting Reciprocity Program. Just show your YMCA Membership Card and you will be granted access to the YMCA while you are visiting.  * Silver Sneakers and Silver & Fit do not qualify for this benefit.
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OPEN DOORS SCHOLARSHIPS - Through the Open Doors Scholarship Program, the Y is able to extend discounted memberships, child care, and youth sports to neighbors in need. 
YOUTH SOCCER - Register your 3 - 8 year old for Soccer! Registration is OPEN!  Season will run March 20 - May 13. Cost is $20/Members; $60/Non Members. Register at the Membership Desk or Online.

COMING SOON: Y TRI CLUB at the Stanly County Family YMCA!  Over the past four years our triathlon community has grown in Stanly County and we want to put together a Y Tri Club designed to provide training assistance, clinics, and community for our Y triathletes. The Y Tri Club will take the place of our past Tri 101 program.  INFORMATION TO COME NEXT WEEK!!!  

BADIN LAKE TRIATHLON REGISTRATION is OPEN! A total of 36 people took advantage of the special New Year Early Bird Rate! But, it's not too late to join them...register before February 28 for $60/individuals and $90/Relay Team. Don't miss this opportunity to register for our Annual Triathlon scheduled for June 3 at these great rates! Register at one of three locations: online (no service fee), at runsignup.com (service fee), or at the Membership Desk.

NEW for 2017 - The Strong Communities Road Race will include a 5K, 8K, and a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. The race will take place on August 19. Mark your calendar and start your training today.

KIDS MARATHON - For the 3rd year, we are excited to offer the Kid's Marathon for kids ages 5 -12. Through this program, your kids have the opportunity to log 26.2 miles of running. The program begins with a 1 mile fun run at the Badin Lake Triathlon and is followed with weekly family run opportunities. Kids will receive a Kid's Marathon Kit which includes a running log, schedules for activities, logs for reading books, eating vegetables, drinking water, and much more. The last run of the summer will take place at the Strong Communities Fun Run on August 19. Each child who participates will receive a marathon medal upon completion!  Registration is available online and at the membership desk!  

BACKPACK PROGRAM reduces child hunger.  
DARKNESS TO LIGHT reduces childhood sexual abuse.
LIVESTRONG AT THE YMCA supports cancer survivors. 
OPEN DOORS SCHOLARSHIPS help neighbors in need.  
SECOND GRADE LEARN TO SWIM reduces child drowning.
SUNDAY LUNCH PROGRAM feeds the hungry on Sundays.

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