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Sacramento Central YMCA March Newsletter
Published: 03.01.19 - Newsletter for the Sacramento Central YMCA
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Oroville YMCA January Newsletter
Published: 01.02.19 - Welcome to our bimonthly newsletter. We hope you enjoyed the updates and information from the last newsletter and that you enjoy this one just as much. The weather outside is cooling down, and while that might make many of us want to stay in, read ahead to see what the Y has to offer and come on down! HAPPY NEW YEAR!! We hope you stayed happy and safe
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Sacramento Central YMCA January Newsletter
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Sacramento Central YMCA December Newsletter
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Sacramento Central YMCA November Newsletter
Published: 11.01.18 - The latest news and events at your Sacramento Central YMCA
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Sacramento Central YMCA October Newsletter
Published: 10.01.18 - The latest news and events at your Sacramento Central YMCA
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Oroville YMCA September Newsletter
Published: 09.06.18 - Welcome to our bimonthly newsletter. We hope you enjoyed the updates and information from the last newsletter and that you enjoy this one just as much. Summer was hot, busy and fun, but now it's time to settle in for Fall and hopefully some cooler weather! NEW MEMBERS We now have over 600 members! We hope everyone is enjoying the services we provide.
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The YMCA Helps Families During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Published: 09.04.18 - The YMCA of Superior California wants families to understand how adopting healthy habits together can help reduce childhood obesity Sacramento, CA – September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support changing their families’ habits with the goal of
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Sacramento Central YMCA September Newsletter
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Sacramento Central YMCA August Newsletter
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Sacramento Central YMCA July Newsletter
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Sacramento Central YMCA To Debut Healthy Families Program in July
Published: 06.26.18 - As part of the YMCA’s commitment to healthy living, the Sacramento Central YMCA will begin offering a new community Healthy Families Program. The Healthy Family Program has three components: nutrition, fitness, and cooking classes. The six-week program will be held on Wednesday’s starting July 11 through August 15 from 6:00 to 7:30pm.
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Sacramento Central YMCA June Newsletter
Published: 06.04.18 -

YMCA Wants to Awaken Summer Imagination at Annual Healthy Kids Day
Published: 04.12.18 - Sacramento, CA – On Saturday, April 21, the Sacramento Central YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active at the annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. Healthy Kids Day is an opportunity to ignite
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Sacramento Central YMCA Volunteer Hosts 12 Hour Pedal For The Y
Published: 02.12.18 - Sacramento Central YMCA 12-HOUR Pedal For The Y When: Friday, February 23, 2018 Where: Sacramento Central YMCA - 2021 W Street, Sacramento 95818 Time: 6:00am – 6:00pm What: 12 hour Bike-A-Thon with photo opportunities, interview opportunities with Y-Assist recipients, live streaming of footage and real time tracking of funds raised. Sacramento, CA
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KCRA Blood Drive for Life is Friday, January 5th at the Sacramento Central YMCA Gym
Published: 12.27.17 -

Santa Claus Returns to the Sacramento Central YMCA Pool
Published: 12.04.17 -

SACRAMENTO, December 4, 2017 – Join Santa Claus as he returns to the indoor heated swimming pool at the Sacramento Central YMCA to enjoy a swim with local children on December 15. The third annual “Swim With Santa” will welcome kids to bring their wish list and join Santa for poolside pictures and a swim. Photos with Santa are from 5:00 to 6:30pm and the swim with Santa is from 6:30 to 7:45pm.

“Swim With Santa” is free and open to all. There is a suggested donation of $2 per person to benefit YMCA youth programs or a non-perishable food item benefiting the Sacramento Food Bank. All kids under age 7 must have a parent in the water with them at all times.

“The hustle and bustle of shopping malls during December can be exhausting for families,” said Jay Lowden, President & CEO, YMCA of Superior California. “We are grateful to Santa for taking the time to visit all of the children at our Sacramento YMCA pool because it creates a truly unique family fun experience to be cherished and remembered.”

In addition to a swimming with Santa, families can join Mrs. Claus while she reads her favorite holiday stories. Children will also have the opportunity to make Christmas ornaments in Santa's workshop with his elves or play some reindeer games for all ages. At the end of the night, families can exit through the pool patio to make Snowman Soup (hot chocolate) for $1.

During the holiday season the Sacramento Central YMCA will be offering a variety of Giving Season promotions. Bring your gifts by the Sacramento Central YMCA to get them wrapped by our volunteers who will be onsite collecting $5 donations ($1 for each additional gift) on December 16 from 10:00am to Noon, and December 18 and 20 from 9:00am to Noon.

Visitors can also join the YMCA Giving Tree tradition. Stars on the tree have specific item donation requests from the Loaves and Fishes, and Mustard Seed School. Grab a star off the tree and bring in the donated item suggested on the back and place it under the Giving Tree. Tree ornaments are also available at the Front Desk ($5 suggested donation for ornaments). Holiday shoppers can also consider giving the gift of good health with a YMCA gift certificate.

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Healthy Living Week is October 21-27: Free Fitness Courses & Workshops for All at the Sacramento Central YMCA
Published: 10.19.17 -

The Sacramento Central YMCA is celebrating Healthy Living Week by offering a variety of activities, fitness classes and workshops to the community free of charge from October 21 through 27. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. That’s why we are here with you every day, making sure that you, your family, and the community have the resources and support necessary to lead healthy lives. Please join us for a free week of healthy living activities for all.

During Healthy Living Week, community members can attend fitness classes such as belly dance, circuit, power vinyasa, strength & conditioning, strength train together, and yoga.  Programing for children will include a Youth Sport Skills Competition and Aquatics Open Swim on Saturday, October 21.  All abled and disabled bodies are welcome to attend the Wheelchair Basketball Clinic with the Sacramento Royals on Sunday, October 22.

For the aging well community there will be an assortment of low-to-moderate intensity fitness classes such as Feldenkrais, hula for health, and yoga.  In addition to fitness courses there will be a class on essential oils and three workshops on conscious aging.  Community members are also encouraged to attend the flu shot clinic from 9:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, October 25.

Healthy Living Week will conclude on Friday, October 27 with the Harvest Festival Family Night on Friday, October 27.


FOR KIDS: Sports and Swimming
Saturday October 21st
· 10:00am-12pm: Youth Sports Skills Challenge:
($1-$5 donation or canned food)
· 2:00pm-5:00pm: Aquatics Open Swim


FOR COMMUNITY: Wheelchair Basketball
Sunday October 22nd
· 12:00-3:00pm: All abled and disabled bodies welcome.

FOR ADULTS: Group Fitness
Monday October 23rd
· 5:30pm: Yoga
· 6:35pm: Belly Dance

Tuesday October 24th
· 5:30pm: Circuit
· 6:35pm: Yoga

Wednesday October 25th
· 5:30pm: Power Vinyasa
· 6:30pm: Strength & Conditioning

Thursday October 26th
· 5:25pm: Strength Train Together
· 6:35pm: Yoga

FOR FAMILIES: Harvest Festival Family Night
Friday October 27th
· 5:30-7:30pm


Workshops & Clinics: Meet local vendors and attend a variety of workshops for the Aging Well Community!
*Please register in advance for workshops.

Monday October 23rd
· 8:00-8:55am:  Yoga Class
· 9:00-10:15am:  Feldenkrais

· Workshop: Conscious Aging Session #1:
10:30-11:45am:  Yes, Getting Older CAN be an opportunity!

Wednesday October 25th
· 8:00-8:55am: Yoga Class
· 9:00-10:00am: Essential Oils
· 9:00am-12:00pm: Flu Shot Clinic with Rite Aid

· Workshop: Conscious Aging Session #2:
10:30-11:45am: Getting Conscious About Aging

 Friday October 27th
· 8:00- 8:55am: Yoga Class
· 9:00– 10:15am: Hula for Health

· Workshop: Conscious Aging Session #3
10:30-11:45am: Creating a New Vision of Your Aging.

Workshop Registrations
Contact Amy Byerhoff, Health & Wellness Director
E-Mail: abyerhoff@ymcasuperiorcal.org

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Coach Tristin Murry is the YMCA of Superior California Volunteer of the Year
Published: 07.25.17 -

Camp Capital City is Back!
Published: 06.15.17 - It's back! Join us around the campfire and under the stars on Saturday, September 23 for our 3rd Annual Camp Capital City, a one-of-a-kind opportunity for adults to relive beloved camp days - benefiting local YMCA youth programs. Camp Capital City will feature a gourmet barbecue dinner, adult libations, live music, and all of your favorite camp games and
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Mission in Motion: 2016 Annual Report
Published: 05.05.17 - 2016 was another terrific year for the YMCA of Superior California with continued growth, increased community engagement, and financial stability. Our Y’s commitment to strengthening community is demonstrated through the creative partnerships, and innovative programming that was provided to more than 30,000 people of all ages. In addition to many
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Splash into Summer: Swim & Water Safety
Published: 05.01.17 - May is National Water Safety Month and an especially exciting time for us as we gear up for the summer launch of our new and improved Swim and Water Safety Programs: Safety Around Water - a new nationwide program designed to reduce the risk of childhood drowning, develop a lifelong love swimming and provide children from underserved communities greater
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Sac Central Y Summer Job Fair
Published: 04.14.17 - Summer Job Fair Looking for a great summer job? The YMCA of Superior California is seeking energetic cause-driven leaders who enjoy working with people and children. We will be hiring for a variety of positions, including summer camp staff, Bear Valley resident camp and child care staff, swim instructors and lifeguards and more! WHEN: Saturday, April 29,
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Y Fast Pitch: Safety Around Water
Published: 04.07.17 - Just one month ago, our CEO & President, Jay Lowden, was given the opportunity to represent the YMCA of Superior California in competing against some of Sacramento’s most distinguished professionals for an opportunity to win thousands of dollars in funding and in-kind support, in Social Venture Partners of Sacramento's Fast Pitch 2017. In just
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YMCA Healthy Kids Day
Published: 04.02.17 - Healthy Kids Day On Saturday, April 29th, our Sacramento Central and Yolo County YMCA's are holding a FREE community event to inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active during the summer. Healthy Kids Day® - a national YMCA initiative will feature camp games and activities, arts and crafts, face painting, specials, and so much more! Sacramento
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Sacramento Central YMCA Bike-A-Thon
Published: 02.01.17 - On Thursday, February 23rd, at the Sacramento Central YMCA, Isaac Gonzalez, a passionate Sacramento Central YMCA Advisory Board Member, will spend his 36th birthday riding a stationary bike in the YMCA lobby for TWELVE HOURS to raise $7,500 as part of a community-wide effort to raise funds for the YMCA’s Y-Assist program; specifically, in support the
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Changing Lives, Building Bright Futures
Published: 09.15.16 - This summer, the YMCA of Superior California celebrated a variety of highlights and successes. From expanding our partnership with the Youth Detention Facility to offer lifeguard certification, in addition to swim lessons and recreation swim, to the teens at Juvenile Hall - to experiencing a 50% increase in growth at Bear Valley Y Camp and 73% growth in our
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YMCA Offers Lifeguard Certification at the Sacramento Youth Detetion Facility
Published: 09.08.16 - Last summer, our YMCA partnered with the Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility, as part of a community-wide effort to reduce the disparate number of African-American child deaths by accidental drowning. Over the course of the summer, the Y brought swim lessons, water safety and recreational swim to hundreds of young adults at Juvenile Hall. This
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Camp Capital City is Back!
Published: 08.01.16 - Camp Capital City is back! Join us around the campfire and under the stars on Saturday, September 24, 2016 for a nostalgic celebration of all things camp - benefiting local YMCA youth programs. Camp Capital City is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for adults to relive beloved camp days - featuring a gourmet barbecue dinner and s'mores dessert bar beer by Bike
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YMCA Night with the River Cats!
Published: 07.08.16 - YMCA Night with the River Cats Saturday, August 13th is YMCA Night with the River Cats at Raley Field! It's also Nickelodeon night, with a specialty Good Burger/YMCA jersey auction, a 50/50 raffle, fireworks and more! Proceeds will benefit YMCA programs and unused tickets can be exchanged for any 2016 Sunday - Thursday home game. When: Saturday, August 13,
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2015 Annual Report
Published: 06.09.16 - Strengthening Communities: YMCA of Superior California 2015 Annual Report Since our founding nearly 150 years ago, our Y continues to strengthen community by creating meaningful, lasting personal and social change in the lives of youth, teens, families and seniors. By focusing on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y fills
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The Y Takes On Diabetes
Published: 04.13.16 - YMCA Community Integrated Efforts Support HHS in Historic Diabetes Prevention Program YMCA-led project shows how prevention programs produce cost savings The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that a successful demonstration project led by YMCA of the USA has been shown to produce cost savings for Medicare participants, marking a
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Zoe for President
Published: 02.29.16 - New Candidate Announces Her Run for Commander in Chief In 2064 The Y organizes Zoe for President, symbolizing the potential of all children. On February 25, YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) and YMCA of Superior California launched Zoe for President, a campaign to elect a one-year-old girl as our nation’s Commander in Chief…in 2064. The campaign
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Pedaling Our Cause Bike-A-Thon
Published: 02.23.16 - While many people celebrate their birthday by taking the day off work and enjoying a celebratory cake, one daring member of the Sacramento community will celebrate his 35th birthday by riding a stationary bike in the YMCA lobby for TWELVE HOURS as part of a community-wide effort to raise funds for the YMCA’s Y-Assist. Y-Assist provides scholarships to
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Nationwide Campaign: For a better us.
Published: 01.25.16 - This week, the Y of USA launched For a better us.™, the Y’s first-ever nationwide multimedia marketing campaign designed to inspire people to get involved in the invaluable work we are doing every day at the Y. For a better community. For a better us. Have you seen the Y’s first-ever nationwide commercials? Two commercials will be airing
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Improving Lives and Preventing Diabetes
Published: 11.01.15 - November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and as a leading nonprofit committed to our community’s health and well-being, the YMCA of Superior California is dedicated to diabetes prevention and management. In our region, more than 115,000 people suffer from diabetes, and for every one diagnosed it is estimated that 4 others are considered
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Dual Immersion After School Program
Published: 10.30.15 - We are excited to announce the opening of our first dual immersion After School program at the Language Academy of Sacramento! The Language Academy of Sacramento (LAS) is a two-way immersion program which prepares kindergarten through eighth-grade students, particularly English learners and those from historically underserved populations, to excel
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Read Across the Globe
Published: 10.19.15 - On Monday, October 19, the YMCA of Superior California will participate Read Across the Globe, a national YMCA initiative in partnership with Points of Light, which brings the power of volunteers together to inspire literacy in our communities. Read Across the Globe is a one-day reading event designed to make an impact on literacy, inspire people to become
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YMCA/CPS Partner to Provide Day Camp for Foster Children
Published: 09.10.15 - When Mary C.’s foster children found out they would be taking a field trip with their YMCA camp, it was all they talked about for days. Mary had no trouble waking the seven- and eight-year-old at 6:15 A.M. to make sure they would arrive on time to board the bus for their hiking and swimming adventure. After the trip, the children spoke of
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Y Brings Swim Lessons & Water Safety to Youth Detention Facility
Published: 08.13.15 - The YMCA of Superior California has partnered with Sacramento County to bring swim lessons, water safety, and recreation swim to youth at the Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility (Juvenile Hall) this summer, thanks to a generous grant from the California Endowment. Each week, YMCA staff serve approximately 100 kids of all ages and levels - teaching
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Power Scholars Academy
Published: 07.09.15 - All children have the potential to succeed in life. However, not all children receive the support they need to thrive. This summer, the YMCA of Superior California will take part in a revolutionary pilot program, in partnership with the national nonprofit BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) and the Dr. Ephram Williams Family Life Center. Power
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