STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Go Jump in the Lake
The swimming pool at the YMCA is supposed to be open today.
I am absolutely thrilled, because as expected, I hardly exercised at all when the pool was closed. I don't understand how you gym rats ... Posted on 3/8/10 at 11:04 AM
Plans for a YMCA here fell by the wayside in 2008, but officials say they are not giving up on the idea.
YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties President Paul Finstad said the 2008 capital campaign for a south Moorhead YMCA didn’t quite come to fruition after the economy took a downturn around the same time.
By Wendy Reuer, Forum Communications Co.
, January 13, 2012
Growing up in Jamestown in the 1970s and ’80s I remember the YMCA was a hustling, bustling place for exercise and family togetherness, while also trying to stay fit. Fast forward 20 years later; my wife and I move back here; I was excited for the move and fond memories of the Y started coming back to me. Twenty years can make a huge difference in many things and to my astonishment and disappointment, the YMCA has fallen victim to this tragic change in our society with the popularity of technology.
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission came to a consensus Monday in favor of letting YMCA staff manage the Two Rivers Activity Center, should plans for the building become reality.
Talks on the proposed TRAC have been in the works for almost two years. Doug Hogan, Parks and Recreation director, and Commissioner Mark Ukestad currently sit on the TRAC board of directors.
The YMCA is hosting Mighty Mights Basketball for kids ages 4-7 Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m. Feb. 4-March 11.
Fundamentals of basketball will be taught in a non-competitive atmosphere.
For more information call 253-4101.
The Aberdeen Family YMCA in Aberdeen, S.D. will be holding their 39th annual boys’ basketball tournament on March 26-27.
Those interested should contact the Aberdeen Family YMCA for more information or email the YMCA Youth Sports Director Dan Greewe by going to www.aberdeenymca.org.
Gate City Bank has donated $229,000 to regional organizations in 2009.
Local donations included those to the James River YMCA, Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce’s Post Flood Community Celebration and Jamestown College.
The James River Family YMCA is offering a new fall session of adult racquetball leagues beginning Sept. 28.
Games will be played at the YMCA. There will be leagues in A, B1 and B2 divisions. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 23.
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