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Exercise and Our Youth

» September 26, 2018

Promoting regular physical activity in children's lives can be challenging, but it is very important. Without physical activity in their younger years, it can lead to difficulties and problems in their adult years.

The Kosciusko Community YMCA puts a focus on Diabetes Prevention for residents in the community

» August 20, 2018

The Kosciusko Community YMCA will be launching the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, a national program to help those at risk for type 2 diabetes make healthy changes to prevent the on-set of this epidemic disease.

Fall Registration 2018

» August 16, 2018

To support those in our community going through cancer and their caregivers, the Y is hosting "Celebrating Survivorship," a volunteer-led cancer support group meeting on the 2nd Monday of each month from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Parkview Center for Healthy Living inside the YMCA.

Y Members Serving the Local Community Together

» August 13, 2018

The Y's next Togetherhood project on August 25, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. will partner with Fellowship Missions to clean, work outdoors and grill out lunch. Register to participate in the project at the YMCA's Welcome Center

New Cheer Team at the Y!

» August 7, 2018

This fall, the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering its cheer team for the 2nd year. The YMCA's Warsaw Legacy Elite team will be for athletes 5-14 years of age based on age and skill level. The team will take place from August to April, with the registration and evaluation for team placement being on Wednesday, August 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. and August 19, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Cheer participants will need to be present for both sessions. This year for the first time, the Y will also be offering CheerAbilities, a cheerleading team for those age 5 and up with special needs.

Soccer for both youth and adults at the Y this fall

» August 7, 2018

Registration for youth outdoor soccer runs until August 15 for ages 3 to 10 at the Kosciusko Community YMCA. It's easy to sign up and a membership to the Y is not required. The Y will also be offering an Adult Soccer League on Wednesday nights, starting August 8 until October 10.

Free Day at the Y, when you bring in a 4 pack of toilet paper

» June 15, 2018

On Friday, July 6 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of a packaged 4 pack of toilet paper. The toilet paper will be donated to All Things New. Admission is good for one person.

20th Cancer Survivor Class Set to Start at the Y

» June 8, 2018

The Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering its 20th LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA class starting on June 11 with more classes following this fall. The 12-week physical activity and well-being initiative helps people affected by cancer reach their holistic health goals. Grants from the K21 Health Foundation and the Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund have funded these efforts so that the program can be offered free of charge to cancer survivors.

Upcoming free admission at the Y!

» May 29, 2018

On Wednesday, June 6 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of a toiletry item for World Compassion Network. The Y will also be offering free admission at both the Parkview Warsaw and North Webster branches to men age 18 and up from June 11-17 in honor of Men's Health Week.

YMCA Announces Staff Additions and Changes

» May 17, 2018

Jim Swanson, CEO, says, "We are very excited to welcome Stacy, Tracy and Annette to their new positions and look forward to the exciting contributions they will make to our organization's continued success in our community."

Summer Classes and Events at the Y

» May 10, 2018

Kosciusko Community YMCA will be starting summer classes on June 4. Classes will run through July 15. Classes for youth will include swim lessons, youth fitness and gymnastics classes for all ages. We're also offering condensed 2 week swim lessons so families can work around travel plans. Registration for summer classes starts on May 14 for Y Members and on May 21 for everyone.

Free Day at the Y, when you bring in a canned fruit

» April 26, 2018

On Monday, May 7 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of a canned fruit item for Fellowship Missions. Admission is good for one person.

The YMCA's Summer Day Camp, Camp Little Eagle, Helps Youth Exerpience Their Best Summer Ever

» April 19, 2018

The YMCA's Camp Little Eagle is offering day camp to give kids entering Kindergarten through those entering the 8th grade an adventurous, active and healthy summer. Camp Little Eagle takes place from June 4 to August 10, 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. YMCA camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to learn new things, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.

Keep Kids Active and Trying New Things this Summer at the Y

» April 13, 2018

This year at the Kosciusko Community YMCA, camps will be available for ages ranging from 3 to 17, focused on gymnastics, fitness, basketball, soccer, volleyball and golf. We're also offering condensed 2 week swim lessons so families can work around travel plans. This is a great opportunity for children to try something new without committing to a full session or season of a sport.

Tball League for ages 3-6 at the Y

» April 10, 2018

Registration runs until April 29 for T-ball for ages 3 to 6 at the Kosciusko Community YMCA. It's easy to sign up and a membership to the Y is not required. The first game will be May 5 and the last June 16. Practices and games will be held on Saturdays between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Harrison Elementary School.

Corporate Challenge

» April 6, 2018

The YMCA's Corporate Challenge, for the businesses of Kosciusko County, is offered to increase engagement in health and fitness activities, to build employee pride and dedication and to develop community spirit among coworkers. There's still room for more organizations if they register by April 19. The Opening Ceremonies and the first set of events of the Corporate Challenge will take place the evening of Thursday, April 26. Other events are scheduled for the evening of Friday, April 27, all day Saturday, April 28, and the afternoon of Sunday, April 29

Free Day at the Y, when you bring in a roll of paper towels and free Group Exercise Class Sampler

» March 30, 2018

On Saturday, April 7 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a donation of a packaged roll of paper towels. The Y will also be offering a rotation of free group exercise and cycling classes for people to try.

Spring Classes and Events at the Y

» March 22, 2018

Kosciusko Community YMCA will be starting spring classes on April 9. Classes will run through May 27. Classes for youth will include swim lessons, youth fitness and gymnastics classes for all ages. Registration for spring classes starts March 26 for everyone.

Kosciusko Community YMCA Offers a Disability Awareness Fair this Saturday

» March 20, 2018

The Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering its 2nd Annual Community Resource and Disability Awareness Fair for free on March 24, 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Y will be showcasing several organizations to increase awareness of local, regional, state and national services and resources for those with disabilities.

Free Day at the Y, when you bring in a book

» February 23, 2018

On Friday, March 2 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a new or gently used elementary school-aged book. Those who come in with a donation for the free day will also receive a coupon for $25 off the joiner's fee when they bring in 5 non-perishable food items before the end of March.

Kids Develop Positive Values through Indoor Soccer

» February 22, 2018

Registration for Indoor Youth Soccer for ages 3 to 3rd grade is going on now at the Kosciusko Community YMCA. It's easy to sign up and a membership to the Y is not required. Registration will be open until March 4. The first game will be March 10 and the last April 21

Winter Classes and Events at the Y

» February 12, 2018

The Kosciusko Community YMCA will be starting a second session of winter classes on February 19. Classes will run through April 1. Classes for youth will include swim lessons, youth fitness and gymnastics classes for all ages. Registration for winter classes will start for everyone on February 12. Adult exercise classes are included with a Y membership. For a complete listing of times and descriptions see www.kcymca.org. We also have several special events to help you learn, grow and thrive.

Free Day at the Y, when you bring in a school supply

» February 7, 2018

On Wednesday, February 14 the Kosciusko Community YMCA will be offering free admission to anyone who brings in a school supply: crayons, washable markers, Elmer's glue, scissors, folders, pencils, notebooks, etc. Admission is good for one person.

The YMCA to offer Community Good Friday Breakfast

» January 29, 2018

On the morning of March 30 the YMCA will host its third annual Good Friday Breakfast featuring speaker Ryan Hall and a hot breakfast served by Mad Anthony's. Open to everyone, this is a community event hosted at Christ's Covenant Church. The speaker Ryan Hall, holds the U.S. record in the half marathon with the time of 59:43- the first U.S. runner to break the one-hour barrier in the event. He also represented the U.S. in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.

Volunteer-led Cancer Support Group at the Y

» January 26, 2018

On February 12th the group will be able to "Ask the Oncologist." Dr. Daniel Bruettman from Goshen Cancer Care will be there to answer any questions. This support group is free and open to anyone affected by cancer.

Night to Shine still accepting Guests

» January 11, 2018

This Winter, Kosciusko County will host its first ever "Night to Shine," sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. On February 9, more than 450 churches around the world will host this unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God's love for people with special needs, ages 14 and older. Locally, the event will be hosted by First Christian Church with support from the Kosciusko Community YMCA. There are still openings for participation.

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